I'm Lisa Kirk, a wife, mama, writer, and founder. Since 2010, Something Pretty has been home to my favorite memories, reflections, and inspirations. Thanks so much for reading!

One designer I can always count on to make me react in a completely unprofessional, way-too-excited way is Oscar de la Renta. I have gasped out loud at some of his advertisements, and have one hanging on my bulletin board right now. That being said, after my jaw dropped at this edgy, but completely romantic, […]


Today is one of those days when seeing just one angle of a dress does not do it justice. It’s Oscar de la Renta, after all! Is that not the dreamiest fabric you’ve ever seen? The giant bow on the back is just the cherry on top of a perfect couture wedding dress. I absolutely […]


This is the kind of wedding I dream of having someday–chic and elegant, but completely unique and special. Marcy and Dan’s goal was to treat their many out-of-town guests to a magical Friday night in New York City, kicking off a wonderful weekend getaway. By hosting their reception at one of their favorite restaurants, they […]



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