Stunning Real Wedding: East Meets West in Perfect Harmony

by Azure

When I spotted Abhishek + Payal's wedding on Gina Meola's blog, I was enchanted! While I've come to realize that you can always count on Indian brides to pull out all the stops for their wedding day looks, this particular bride, Payal, really blew me away! I mean, seriously... how gorgeous is she? Payal's Indian wedding garb was dripping with ornate details, and she was adorned with jewels head to toe! Her groom sported a custom made sherwani, and even posed it up with a...

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Enchanted Garden Wedding in Chicago:Rachel and CJ

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Bella Pictures Rachel and CJ's luxe Chicago wedding will be featured on WEtv's Platinum Weddings tonight, but we've got a sneak peak from Bella Pictures!! Rachel and CJ's special day started with a traditional religious wedding ceremony in Cicero, IL. After the couple said I Do, they were whisked off to the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, their wedding reception venue. The ballroom at the Westin was completely transformed into a romantic, opulent enchanted...

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Vintage Meets Rock And Roll Chicago Wedding: Teri and Dan

by Azure

Featured Vintage Wedding by Bethany of Maypole Studios The second I met Teri, I knew I wanted to shoot her wedding! She was a unique bride from the start, with a great sense of style. She embraced the vintage bridal look, and fused this with a rock and roll edge. Teri wore her mother's wedding dress, which featured a beautiful brocade fabric and fur cuffs. The dress was made to fit like a glove by Silver Moon Vintage in Chicago. Silver Moon also helped Teri to create a unique...

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Sports-Inspired Weddings: Chicago Blackhawks Win The Stanley Cup!

by Azure

Today is a big day for Chicago sports fans! Last night, the Blackhawks captured the Stanley Cup from the Philadelphia Flyers, the first time since 1961! So… GO HAWKS! To honor our beloved Hawks, I've put together a red, black, gold and white Blackhawks-inspired wedding theme. This wedding color palette is both rich and classic, and you can definitely go glam and chic while showing your groom some love! A little infusion of hockey and/or sports into the wedding planning, and...

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