September 6, 2012



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“All That Glitters” Bridal Extravaganza Presents International Event & Wedding Designer Preston Bailey

September 6, 2012 (Atlantic City, NJ) – Divine Elegance by Deirdre will present international, award-winning event and wedding designer Preston Bailey on Sunday, October 21, 2012 as the celebrity special guest during “All That Glitters” Bridal Extravaganza, a one-day only gathering of the area’s most experienced wedding and event planning vendors.

Tickets for “All That Glitters” are complimentary for the bride and groom and are $20 for accompanying guests. Advance registration is required to attend. Please visit for more information and to register. The event will occur at One Atlantic located at 1 Atlantic Ocean in Atlantic City, New Jersey. “All That Glitters” will begin at 12 noon and continue until 5pm.

Preston Bailey’s more than 30-year career as an event and wedding designer is an inspiration to brides and grooms especially as he shares how his clients’ visions are transformed into extraordinary experiences. In addition, in anticipation of the January publication of his forthcoming book Dear Preston: Doing Business With Our Hearts (Greenleaf, 2013), Preston often inspires creative entrepreneurs in the audience with stories of his personal career growth.

During “All That Glitters”, Preston will speak about his spectacular designs, his career and inspirations. The afternoon will conclude with guests having an opportunity to chat with Preston during a book signing. Brides may also enter for a chance to win an exotic honeymoon rendezvous in St. Lucia sponsored by Easy Flow Travel.

Divine Elegance by Deirdre Bridal Consulting and Event Planning brings “All That Glitters” to One Atlantic, a venue known for its unique over-water, ocean front location. Perched 100 yards over the ocean, One Atlantic is the perfect dramatic setting to meet with experienced event and wedding professionals showcasing hand-pressed invitations, a fairytale reception site, exotic honeymoon destinations, wedding bands, caterers, floral designers, event coordinators, musicians, lighting technicians, party favors, personal care, fitness and much more. In addition, a live runway fashion show by Brides by Demetrios highlights the latest trends in bridal gowns.

Deirdre Luster
“All That Glitters” is produced by one of New Jersey’s premier wedding and special event planners Deirdre Luster. A Certified Professional Bridal Consultant and Event Planner for more than 16 years, Luster began her career planning parties and events for friends, family and employers. Her vast industry contacts and passion for the business prompted her to establish Divine Elegance by Deirdre LLC. Luster’s continued success is based on devotion to clients, their vision, their needs and making their dreams come true with attention to detail to create a memorable event. For more information please visit

Preston Bailey and Preston Bailey Designs
Preston Bailey is recognized as the premiere event and wedding designer with more than 30 years of experience under the auspices of his namesake company, Preston Bailey Designs, Inc. He is best known for his ability to completely transform generic (sometimes no more than a shell) spaces, into opulent, theatrical environments, translating his clients’ fantasies into awe-inspiring reality.

Preston Bailey’s one-of-kind events have attracted such notable individual clients as Donna Karan, Jennifer Hudson, Matt Lauer, Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers, Uma Thurman, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Oprah Winfrey, Catherine Zeta-Jones as well as members of several royal families.

Preston’s influence as a designer continues to expand. Recently announced is a new, signature collection of event and wedding reception tabletop accessories to be launched in 2013 with Weddingstar. In August 2010, Preston partnered with Lovegevity’s Wedding Planning Institute to create the first-of-its-kind event and wedding planning course offered around the world online and in U.S. college classrooms. As an extension of the existing courses, Preston will launch a Floral Design Course series in September 2012.

As an author, Preston has written five bestselling books: Design for Entertaining, Fantasy Weddings, Inspirations, Celebrations and Flowers, which was published by Rizzoli in September 2011 and is already in its second printing. His forthcoming book for creative entrepreneurs is Dear Preston: Doing Business With Our Hearts (Greenleaf, 2013). Headquartered in New York City, Preston Bailey Designs is a privately held company and maintains international offices in Indonesia and the Middle East.

For more information please visit  Follow Preston Bailey on Facebook and on Twitter @prestonrbailey.

Media Contacts:
for Divine Elegance
Deirdre Luster

for Preston Bailey Designs
Saverio Mancina
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