Since my @brooklynbride account was suspended (probably due to the hackjob), I’m temporarily relocated to @bklynbrideblog, so feel free to follow me there. If I ever get my hands on that hacker……
Just wanted to pop in and let you know that Brooklyn Bride is finally up and running again, thanks to Lucia over at dlsh. Apparently, a hacker got into my system and installed some malware, which led to a lot of red notices on computer screens and for Google to setup lots of warnings. Its even affected my Twitter, which is attached to the blog via RSS feeds, so hopefully that will get sorted out soon.
Sorry for any confusion the past few days…I was locked out of my admin and couldn’t do anything!
Special one-stop shop evening and chance to buy new bridal gowns by Vera Wang, Marchesa, Gucci and more for thrift shop prices
Housing Works doesn’t let the recession keep bridal dreams from coming true. Housing Works Thrift Shops present Bride on a Buck—an exclusive shopping event recession-conscious brides can delve into veils first. Brides will get:
First dibs at drastically reduced NEW designer dresses in sizes 4-8 (retail at $3000-$9000, will be sold at 75% off) from bridal couturiers such as:
Vera Wang, Giovanni Ravello Bridal Couture, Monique Lhullier, Marchesa
Vintage wedding dresses and formal dresses also available! Don’t need a dress? Brand new shoes from Yoriko Powell (also priced at 75% off retail!) and vintage veils and accessories also will be up for sale.
* Complimentary hors d’oeuvres by Housing Works’ own catering company, The Works
* Free raffle of floral arrangements donated by Tantawan Bloom
* Gift bags filled with goodies (for the first 50 brides)
* Free makeup application
Can’t make it on Wednesday evening? The Gramercy Shop will continue the bridal sale on Thursday, June 11th, 2009.
WHAT: Housing Works Gramercy Thrift Shop Bride on a Buck
WHEN: Late night shopping and party, June 10th from 7 to 9pm; sale continues June 11th from 11am to 7pm (Cost: FREE)
WHERE: 157 East 23rd St. between 3rd and Lexington Aves.
All profits from Housing Works Thrift Shops go to Housing Works’ lifesaving services for homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with HIV and AIDS. Those services include housing, medical care, meals, job training and drug treatment programs. Like Housing Works’ other locations, the Soho store will provide jobs for participants in Housing Works job training program for people living with HIV and AIDS.
ABOUT HOUSING WORKS: Housing Works is the largest community-based AIDS service organization in the United States, as well as the nation’s largest minority-controlled AIDS service organization. Since 1990, we have provided lifesaving services to more than 20,000 homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with HIV and AIDS. For more information visit www.housingworks.org
I’m happy to announce that Alana and Francisco won the free engagement shoot by Jennifer Causey! Congrats you guys! Jen will get in touch with you directly.
More recaps from NSS on Thursday…tomorrow there’s an excellent announcement, so stay tuned!
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