Swoon-Worthy California Wedding with a Vintage Travel Theme

by Azure

West Coast Wedding by Stephanie Williams Photography Maya and Joe's vintage-inspired California wedding was beyond words! And the wedding ceremony and reception details were so out-of-this-world, they'll inspire future nearlyweds' I Do's for years to come! The couple tied the knot in the courtyard of the Hyatt Valencia in Valencia, CA, and thanks to wedding planner East West Event Production, the day ran flawlessly. They chose an elegant wedding color palette of ivory, blush and...

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An Elegant Affair in Pacific Palisades, California

by Claire

Kim and Mike's classic black-tie wedding was a joyous, sunny celebration. The couple married on the lawn of Bel Air Bay Club under an exquisite white altar on a sunshine-filled day. The Pacific Palisades, California setting was stunning, but the bride, full of smiles and excitement, was even more beautiful. The couple chose a traditional look for their big day, and the clean sophistication of the entire wedding was absolute perfection. From the luxurious white bride's bouquet, to...

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Rustic Woodland Meets Vintage Elegance

by Claire

I never thought I would be able to include all four of those adjectives in one wedding, but this styled shoot brings them all together beautifully! Oak Hollow Farms provided the perfect rustic background for an elegant styled shoot complete with antique china place settings, a vintage getaway car, and a real, live horse! The bride modeled two gorgeous gowns, a Monique Lhullier and a Vera Wang, in both rustic and vintage settings. One of my favorite details of the wedding was...

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Elegant Ranch Wedding in the California Valley

by Azure

Alli + Cory by Leslee Mitchell With just six days left in our Fall Wedding Giveaway (one lucky bride will win Valentino pumps worth over $1,000), I'm on a mission to arm you with all the autumn wedding eye candy you need to create a win-worthy ideabook! And this sophisticated ranch wedding filled with rich red blooms is just the ticket! Alli and Cory tied the knot at the picturesque Hummingbird Nest Ranch in California's Simi Valley. The groom looked dapper in a black tux and...

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Elegant Neutral Wedding Color Inspiration

by Azure

We wanted to end the week on a gorgeous note, and this swoon-worthy wedding color palette of beautiful neutrals (with shades of gray, taupe, nude and white) is just what the doctor ordered! This fantastic fringy backdrop by Confetti System (one of the all-stars featured in yesterday's blog post about 21 shops that deliver the DIY goods) is what inspired it all, and we think the complete look above came together perfectly. Isn't this color combination endlessly dreamy? Click Pin It...

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Southern Chic Wedding at Cedarwood

by Azure

I've never met a Cedarwood wedding I didn't love, as the picturesque 1830's antebellum farm estate offers the perfect backdrop for just about any romantic Southern I Do's. Rolling meadows and lush green gardens, a vintage barn and historic estate... if I was getting hitched down south, Cedarwood would be my venue! And I'm sure you'll agree once you check out all the gorgeous photos below (captured by Mary Rosenbaum) from Chuck and Jo Ellen's wedding at Nashville's historic...

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Traditional with a Twist: Spring 2014 Anna Maier Wedding Gowns

by Azure

Spring 2014 signals a return to tradition in bridal, and one prime example is Charles W. Bunstine’s Anna Maier collection. If you're not familiar with the great Charles W. Bunstine II, he's the former president of Barneys New York (and Ulla-Maija Couture's head designer)... so you know his eye for style is impeccable! And Bunstine's timeless take for Spring 2014 will have you begging for more! For brides with their hearts set on an illusion neckline wedding gown, there are...

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Blush, Ivory and Black Dreamy Wedding Color Inspiration

by Azure

Nothing says classic elegance like a black and ivory wedding color palette. It's a timeless combination you won't regret down the road. But if you're a girly girl who loves pink, consider incorporating soft blush tones along with black and ivory (or white, depending on your preference). The result will be pretty and romantic enough for you, without turning off your groom with too much femininity. I created the dreamy style board above to help you get inspired with this palette,...

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2013 Wedding Trend Spotlight: Swoon-Worthy Neutrals

by Azure

Dreamy neutral color schemes topped our list of wedding trends for 2013. And one look at the inspiration board above makes it easy to see why! So what's the recipe for success? Let me indulge you! Start with pure white and creamy ivory, then mix in some soft nudes, blushes and pale pastel peaches. Since your wedding flowers will naturally bring touches of green to the table, you can also add super muted shades of celery, sage and mint. If you need help seeing how truly...

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Wedding Color Inspiration: Sparkly Copper & Gold

by Azure

Metallics are still very much in for weddings, and I love the idea of mixing metals! A glitzy copper and gold wedding color palette, a la the inspiration board above, is absolutely stunning, and sets you up to incorporate one-of-a-kind vintage and thrift store finds! Think mix and match metallic vases for your wedding reception centerpieces, copper-stamped letterpress invitations with gold foil edges,  or a classic white wedding cake with pops of these gorgeous metallic hues. You...

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