Monique Lhuillier’s Secret Garden Wedding Dress Collection

by Azure

I always look forward to what Monique Lhuillier will send down the bridal runway each season. And for Fall 2014, she really upped the romance! Using an enchanted secret garden as her muse, this collection delivers femininity, sensuality, and all things magical. Tulle and lace wedding gowns feature embroidered floral, vine, and lattice motifs, with sparkly hints of silver and rose gold woven delicately throughout. The pairing of molded corset bodices with billowing, textured skirts...

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30 Best Botanic Garden Wedding Venues in the U.S.A.

by Azure

Do you love being one with nature, and have visions of an enchanted outdoor wedding? I know I do! Which means botanic garden venues are at the top of my "must-explore" wedding planning checklist! We recently visited the Chicago Botanic Gardens and were blown away by its natural beauty. Even in the dead of winter with barely a colorful bloom in sight, we were instantly smitten. And my experience inspired me to round up all the best botanic garden venues for weddings across America....

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18 Heavenly Wedding Gowns by Kirstie Kelly

by Azure

Once upon a time, Kirstie Kelly designed wedding dresses for the quintessential princess bride... partnering with Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings to deliver enchanted, magical confections. But I recently discovered Kirstie Kelly's gorgeous Garden Collection for 2013, and could not wait to share all the lovely with you! These dresses are much more my speed than the Cinderella-inspired numbers of years past. And I can totally picture walking the white aisle in at least five of these...

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La Boheme: Bohemian Bridal Style Inspiration

by Azure

Bohemian style has taken the fashion and wedding industry by storm this year! And never has it looked quite so sophisticated! When I think 'Bohemian', I think peace, love and harmony, making the boheme style perfect for couples' I Do's! Wedding dress designers like Claire Pettibone and eco-chic Adele Wechsler really embody the bohemian aesthetic. Nature-inspired details like 3D floral applique and cascading petals adorn featherlight dresses, while flutter sleeves and empire...

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5 Lush Garden Wedding Venues

by Azure

  Lush locations for your outdoor I Do's! From botanical to Japanese, garden wedding venues are budget-friendly and can be transformed into whimsical, romantic, enchanted spots for your most special day. Check out five of my favorite garden wedding venues below, then post a comment to share your favorite outdoor garden location! 1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY: The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens are breathtaking, especially for a Spring wedding when the trees, plants...

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