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May 03, 2016 12:00 ET

Help Plan YouTube Star Elle Fowler's Nuptials as Brides Live Wedding Voting Opens

Beginning May 3, Fans Can Vote on Brides.com to Help BRIDES Editors Plan YouTube Star Elle Fowler's Wedding

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 03, 2016) -  Starting today, people everywhere can help plan YouTube sensation Elle Fowler's wedding by voting for BRIDES Live Wedding® 2016 on Brides.com. With nearly 2 million subscribers on her YouTube channel, Elle Fowler has been sharing her lifestyle, beauty, and fashion tips with audiences for years, and now her viewers and the BRIDES online audience can vote to help her get the wedding of her dreams. BRIDES, published by Condé Nast, launched BRIDES Live Wedding® in 2012 and has since expanded the live event to a fully integrated program across all platforms, including video, social, Web, and print.

The BRIDES Live Wedding® video series will be produced by Studio71, best known for the hit Web series Video Game High School as well as TV shows for The Annoying Orange, Epic Meal Time, and Fred.

All of America and beyond can vote on elements of Elle's wedding, including the honeymoon destination, her wedding-day beauty look, wedding gown, menswear, and more. BRIDES Live Wedding® has secured sponsors in key categories. Sponsors include:

  • Wedding venue courtesy of Bacara Resort & Spa 
  • Wedding cake by Carlo's Bakery 
  • Travel by Delta 
  • Bridesmaids' dresses by Donna Morgan Collection 
  • Wedding bands by Kirk Kara 
  • Registry by Macy's 
  • Beauty by Mary Kay 
  • Menswear by Joseph Abboud at Men's Wearhouse
  • Wedding gown by Monique Lhuillier 
  • Honeymoon by Sandals Resorts 
  • Hair by Sexy Hair 
  • Invitations by The American Wedding 

"I love sharing my passion for beauty, fashion, and life with my fans," said Elle Fowler. "It's so meaningful to have them help plan one of the most important days of my life, and with the editors at BRIDES behind it all, I know it's going to be perfect."

"We are so happy to work with Elle and merge the power of our audiences by engaging them to help our editors plan her wedding," said Michelle Myers, publisher and CRO of BRIDES. "We anticipate our highest voting engagement in the program's history."

"We're thrilled to announce that voting is officially open and invite our fans and Elle's to help plan one of the most meaningful events in her life. Our editors have curated several incredible looks and styles for fans to vote on in each category," said Keija Minor, editor in chief of BRIDES. "It's not going to be easy for voters to narrow it down, but I know whatever they choose, her wedding is going to be gorgeous."

For more information on BRIDES Live Wedding® please visit www.brides.com.

About BRIDES
In over 80 years of publication, BRIDES, published by Condé Nast, has remained the most widely read magazine in the category and the country's foremost authority on engagement, weddings, and marriage. BRIDES is a bimonthly publication that reaches over five million readers. Brides.com is a leading resource for engaged women, with original content, image galleries, and more. BRIDES is available digitally for the iPad and seven-inch tablets. BRIDES stationery lines with Michaels craft stores and Checkerboard Fine Papers are available online and in retail stores across the country. For more information on BRIDES, please visit Brides.com.

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About Bacara Resort & Spa
Bacara Resort & Spa opened in 2000 and quickly established itself as the premier Santa Barbara resort destination. The property features 360 newly-renovated guestrooms and suites, four restaurants and lounges, a four-story spa and wellness center, three swimming pools (two with ocean views), a Foley Wine Tasting Room and 70,000 square feet of function space. Embodying the essence of the American Riviera lifestyle, Bacara is nestled on the bluff and beaches of the Gaviota coast, just 40 miles from Santa Ynez Wine Country and five miles from the Santa Barbara Airport. For reservations or more information, please call (855) 817-9782 or visit www.bacararesort.com

About Carlo's Bakery
Established in 1910, Carlo's Bakery was catapulted from a Hoboken, NJ-based neighborhood bakery to a household name through the public's fascination with the over-the-top cakes produced by master baker Buddy Valastro and success of TLC's hit series, Cake Boss, and subsequent spinoff Next Great Baker. Garnering attention from a variety of media outlets including Brides, Rachael Ray Show, Huffington Post and Good Morning America, Carlo's Bakery has existing locations in Hoboken, Marlton, Morristown, Red Bank, Ridgewood, and Westfield, NJ; Dallas, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Uncasville, CT; and, New York, and Westbury, NY.

Follow us on social media @carlosbakery

About Donna Morgan Collection
Known for enchanting silhouettes and stunning color palettes, the Donna Morgan Collection is sure to make every bride's fairytale a reality. Bridesmaid dresses are offered in an array of hues and boast an exceptional fit, perfect for celebrating special moments -- and stopping hearts along the way.

For additional information on Donna Morgan Collection, please visit donna-morgan.com

Follow us on social media @donnamorgan_nyc 

About Men's Wearhouse:
Founded in 1973 and a subsidiary of Tailored Brands, Inc., Men's Wearhouse is the largest specialty retailer of men's apparel and tuxedo rental product in the U.S. with over 900 stores nationwide. Men's Wearhouse carries a full selection of suits, sport coats, slacks, formalwear, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, footwear, and accessories in non-exclusive and exclusive merchandise brands such as Joseph Abboud, AWEARNESS Kenneth Cole, and Black by Vera Wang, among others. Tuxedo and suit rentals are available at both Men's Wearhouse and Tux stores, which also offer a limited selection of retail merchandise, and Men's Wearhouse stores nationwide.

For additional information on Men's Wearhouse, please visit menswearhouse.com

Please visit us on social media
Instagram - @menswearhouse
Twitter - @menswearhouse
Facebook - Men's Wearhouse

About Monique Lhuillier:
Monique Lhuillier is internationally recognized as one of America's foremost designers. Established in 1996 by Monique Lhuillier and her husband, Tom Bugbee, the company is considered one of the leading fashion houses in design, quality and creativity. With a passion for creating collections that are both feminine and modern, Monique Lhuillier continues to design ready-to-wear, accessories and bridal collections that are luxurious, chic and true to her aesthetic. Fans include Emma Stone, Blake Lively, Diane Kruger, Taylor Swift, Reese Witherspoon, Anna Kendrick and the First Lady Michelle Obama among others. Monique's signature design sensibility has led to the launch of licensed products including fur, fine jewelry and tabletop, transforming the company into a luxury lifestyle brand. Monique Lhuillier products are distributed through Monique Lhuillier stores, premium department stores and specialty stores throughout the world.

For additional information on Monique Lhuillier, please visit moniquelhuillier.com

Follow us on social media @M_Lhuillier and @MoniqueLhuillier

About Macy's
With the best brands, personalized advice and exclusive offers, Macy's Wedding & Gift registry has everything you need to outfit your new love nest. To look up a registry or to create your very own, visit macys.com/registry or your local Macy's.

Follow us on social media @Macys.

About Mary Kay:
Irresistible products. Positive community impact. Rewarding opportunity. For more than 50 years, Mary Kay has offered it all. With 3.5 million Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants and $4 billion in global annual sales, Mary Kay is a top beauty brand and direct seller in more than 35 markets around the world. Discover what there is to love about Mary Kay by connecting with a Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant at marykay.com

Follow us on Instagram @MaryKayBrides.

About Sandals Resorts:
Sandals Resorts offers two people in love with the most romantic, Luxury-Included® vacation experience in the Caribbean. With 15 stunning beachfront settings in Jamaica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Barbados and Grenada, Sandals Resorts offers more quality inclusions than any other resort company on the planet. Signature Love Nest® Dream suites for the ultimate in privacy and service; butlers trained by the English Guild of Professional Butlers; Red Lane® Spa; Discovery Dining, ensuring top-shelf liquor, premium wines and gourmet specialty restaurants; Aqua Centers with expert PADI® certification and training; fast Wi-Fi from beach to bedroom and WeddingMoons®, for dream destination weddings are all Sandals Resorts exclusives. Sandals Resorts is part of family-owned Sandals Resorts International (SRI), which includes Beaches Resorts and is the Caribbean's leading all-inclusive resort company. For more information about the Sandals Resorts Luxury Included® difference, visit www.sandals.com.

Follow us on social media @SandalsResorts and @weddingmoons.

About Sexy Hair:
Widely known for its "big red can," Sexy Hair is the #1 professional hairspray brand in the U.S. with one can sold every four seconds. Headquartered in Southern California, Sexy Hair is one of the fastest growing beauty care companies and is distributed in more than 54 countries.

Follow us on social media @SexyHair. 

About Kirk Kara:
The fabled story of Kirk Kara spans multiple continents and more than a century. Since 1890, the astonishingly talented family of artists and artisans behind the Kirk Kara brand have been handcrafting beautiful rings and fine jewelry since 1890. Each exquisite piece is designed to be forever captivating and, just like the company itself, will stand the test of time. It's no surprise Kirk Kara has won the most prestigious award in the bridal category, the Jeweler's Choice Award, nine years in a row.

Follow us on social media @KirkKara. 

About The American Wedding
Stylish invitations paired with exceptional quality are the hallmarks of The American Wedding. Invitation specialists are here to help with design advice, etiquette help and everything in between. Go online to request your free catalog and samples today!

Follow us on social media:

Instagram @theamericanwedding, Twitter @amwed, Facebook and Pinterest! 

About Studio71
Studio71 is the multichannel network of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group with 4 billion views a month. It is headquartered in Berlin and Los Angeles, with offices in New York, Detroit, San Francisco, Toronto, London and Vienna. In German-speaking countries, Studio71 is the leading multichannel network that concentrates the broadcasting group's range of Web-only content and its distribution through in-house platforms like MyVideo and through third-party platforms. In the U.S., Studio71 develops, produces and distributes original entertainment programming and manages one of the leading multichannel networks with over 1,200 channels. Germany's leading moving-image marketer is responsible for ad marketing with SevenOne Media.

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