A Honeymoon

As I sit here ready to write, to fill in the blanks of the past few weeks that I have been MIA, I find myself with writers block. So much has happened, but it’s like I don’t know where to start. I guess you could say I have been on a type on honeymoon.

No, I am not talking about the week after you are married and the far away place you visit with your new Mr. or Mrs. However, I am talking about the excitement, love and full out fun that a honeymoon is full of. Time away from being connected to soak in life and listen to God.

My last post was July 1, but so much has happened in the past 30 days. To catch you up let me take you on a little trip through my Instagram. Here we go….

1. I started styling men for J. Hilburn. You can read all about this exciting new venture HERE.

2. I celebrated the Fourth of July with yummy food, my husband and his wonderful family. I baked a cake and even though it didn’t turn out exactly like the picture in the cookbook, it was pretty yummy! The Astros almost won, but we still had a great day celebrating our Independence and all of those who have fought for our freedom!

3. We got our new dresser! Since the Mr. and I were married last September I have come up with a way to overtake almost every place to store clothes in our home. The beautiful dresser has been on our wish list and as a reward for having an awesome spring event season we decided to move forward with the purchase. I love the the look and craftsmanship of the lovely piece, The Mr. loves that he finally has drawers! 🙂

4. I traveled home to Tulsa for awesome meetings with clients, shopping at my favorite little store and saw my pageant family in Okmulgee including the fabulous Miss Oklahoma. She is a precious child of God who will compete for Miss America in September!

5. The Frederick’s traveled to Montana where I got to work from a fabulous back porch under the big blue sky, eat the best nachos in town, play with my nephew and celebrate Blair’s grandmothers 80th birthday and Piper’s (one of our flower girls and Blair’s cousin) 7th birthday! After a lot of cake, and a lot of love, the Mr. and I were able to sneak in a date night before we left Montana.

6. The royal baby way born! I am a sucker for real life fairytales and how perfect are WIlls and Kate. I love Prince George Alexander Louis for a name and send the royal family nothing but love!

7. It was good to be home for a couple of days before we spent the weekend in Dallas.

8. I found out the Christina Leigh Events was named the 7th best event planner in Houston by the Houston A -List, and was reminded how awesome God is!

9. I’m back home in Houston for a few days again. Spending time with my Mr., not having a care in the world and taking time to smell the roses.

10. To end this awesome month I received a review on WeddingWire from a fabulous MOB who has been such a blessing!

Whew! 10 things to sum up 30 days of my life. Along with all of the fun the past 30 days have been I have taken some time to reflex on what makes me happy, what makes me tick and set some goals. I have a few more exciting things happening this week, but will be back to blog on Monday.

I hope you have a “honeymoon” of a weekend this week. I encourage you to turn off social media (I know it is always a challenge for me) and focus on what really matters. Lara Casey explains this concept best in THIS POST.

Happy Honeymooning  y’all!

In Him,
Christina

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A New Day

It’s a new dawn, a new day… are you singing yet… a new life…. I know you are now… and I’m feelin’ good!

I am so excited the July is here! Summer is in full swing and there are so many exciting things happening! Today I wanted to introduce you to my new venture! J. Hilburn is a custom men’s clothier and I am now a style consultant!

I know you are saying, don’t you own Christina Leigh Events, a wedding planning and design business? What are you doing? Well, let me tell you!

First, my husband is the baby of three boys and the Frederick family has to buy everything custom. They are tall, athletic (my hubby is pretty dreamy) and it’s impossible to find clothes that fit just right. Second, I love my Christina Leigh Events brides, but they only time I get to see their grooms are at their catering tasting or the rehearsal. I am excited to get them in J. Hilburn for their wedding day! Third, I love my friends husbands and the men in my life and I am excited to offer them an awesome new way to dress!

Why am I so excited about men’s clothes? J. Hilburn is the fastest-growing luxury men’s brand, and number one men’s custom shirt maker in the world! Our clothes are made from the finest Italian fabrics and hand constructed for every customer. The J. Hilburn experience is unlike any retail experience in terms of quality, service and value.

There’s no shortage of reasons why men hate shopping (including my Mr.): the crowds, pushy salespeople and overwhelming selection are just the beginning. The J. Hilburn experience is different: it begins with a personal consultation with a style advisor (That’s me!) who gets to know your preferences, takes 10 measurements and helps you build your first shirt from hundreds of high end-fabric choices with personalized details like fit, collar, cuffs, pockets and more.

When they say custom they mean it! The custom options are unbelievable! I have never seen my hubby so excited about clothes!

I know custom shirts are “expensive,” but J. Hilburn shirts are delivered in 3-4 weeks, and prices range from $99-$169. The luxurious fabrics are sourced from internationally renowned Italian mills such as Albini, Liberty of London, Tessitura Monti and Thomas Mason.

Ladies, J. Hilburn has the same fabrics that brands Armani and Zegna do! Neiman Marcus recently had a Zegna shirt for $399 and J. Hilburn had the exact same one, except completely custom, for $139! I am excited about the savings, but it doesn’t stop at shirts. J. Hilburn has trousers, suits, belts, polos and more! Today they debuted their new partnership with J Brand Jeans! Plus, once their measurements are in all you have to do is give me a call to order! Talk about the perfect gift that keeps giving!

Men’s fashion is so much fun, and I am so excited to get my hubby and my CLE grooms, dads, bridal parties and friends looking awesome!

If you want to learn more you can follow me on Facebook! For Tulsa, OK deals and events click here, and for Houston, TX deals and events click here. You can also send me an email to get your appointment set to get your measurements and begin choosing your fabrics for your new, custom wardrobe!

Just send me at email christina dot frederick at jhilburnpartner dot com.

I can’t wait to dress you, or your man!

In Him,
Christina

J Hilburn Custom Men's Clothier Style Consultant Christina Frederick