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Thinking of Oklahoma

All of us here at Dempsey & Carroll are deeply saddened to hear about the recent tragedy in Moore, Oklahoma. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who lost their lives or were injured. We sincerely hope that everyone will receive the support they need. The road to recovery will be long …

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A bit of Bridal Insight

I fell in love with wedding planning when I was dating my husband over 15 years ago.  In college I got an internship in the fashion department at Modern Bride magazine and after graduation was hired as an assistant at Martha Stewart Weddings.  I was a little nervous, and so was my boss, that after …

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Eyes on John Derian & Astier de Villatte

Lovers’ eyes were a style of miniature paintings popular during the late 18th century. Each picture was secretly commissioned for illicit lovers, and portrayed a single eye of the loved one. Often these paintings were done on ivory and framed with other precious stones, so the treasured gift could be worn as a broach, pendant, …

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