Intimate Featured Wedding: Katie and Kyle

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Rothwell Photography Kyle and Katie’s wedding day was picture perfect. The lovely couple wed in Staunton at St. Johns, with the wedding reception celebration at The Stonewall Jackson. The chilly day didn’t get in the way of this sweet intimate wedding- Kyle and Katie’s love for one another warmed the hearts and souls of all the wedding guests! This wedding could not have been any more romantic; the pastel pink, grey and periwinkle blue details, and vintage...

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Outdoor Vintage-Chic Wedding Details To Die For!

by Azure

Featured mock wedding by Person + Killian Photography Back in October, I featured a beautiful mock wedding photo shoot that had a Vintage-meets-Anthropology vibe. This shoot was actually part of a workshop hosted by California photographer Jessica Claire- she tapped all the necessary wedding and design experts to make this photo shoot happen, and then gave several photographers a chance to take their best shots (pun intended). This time around, we are treating you to Person +...

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Wedding Flower Friday And A Historic Wedding Venue!

by Azure

I was sent this gorgeous wedding by wedding planner/floral designer Minoo Hersini of Au Ciel Design Studio, and while the entire affair was beyond incredible, the wedding flowers rocked my world. The wedding venue, Blantyre (located in Lenox, Massachusetts), served as the perfect backdrop, with its Scottish-influenced architecture and English-inspired interior. Hersini chose unique floral arrangements and decor for each room, and the hundreds of candles and vintage candelabras took...

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Bridal Fashion Style Watch: All The Latest Wedding Dress Trends!

by Azure

Chicago's National Bridal Market was a great experience. It's always fun to see the latest and greatest wedding dresses from some of our favorite designers. This year's market was interesting, as there were a few undeniable bridal style trends that were popping up everywhere. Here's the inside scoop on what you can expect in 2010 and beyond... 1. Bright White Wedding Dresses Persevere No More: I was struck by the lack of bright white, diamond white, blinding white wedding dresses. ...

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Featured New Years Eve Wedding: Shawn and Carmen

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Buffy Goodman Photography Carmen and Shawn were married on Dec 31, 2009, and are an energetic, active couple who truly love having fun together. And they were really enthusiastic about their photos! In fact, the entire wedding party was willing to risk becoming permanent ice cubes just to get a couple of nice shots with the fresh snow - and it was a cold one, even by Canadian standards (around -9F or -23C)! The ladies ditched their bridal heels for Uggs, and...

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Featured Arkansas Wedding: Alayna and Eric

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Leslie of Lavish Photo Alayna and Eric wanted a wedding that combined his country style and her Southern charm. They were married at the Timberlodge Ranch in Southern Arkansas. The chapel was framed gorgeously by a bright blue sky and a private lake. Alayna wore a stunning ivory beaded wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline. The intimate ceremony was completely focused on the couple. They stood together before their friends and family while the minister...

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Featured Winery Wedding: Brittany and Derek

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Holli True Photography You already know that, in 2010, backyard rustic chic weddings are making a splash! Our #6 Wedding Trend for 2010- You Can Go Home Again- can be taken literally, with brides choosing their own backyard as their wedding venue. But, this trend will also shine at other low-key venues, like this quaint little winery in Oregon that Brittany and Derek selected! Brittany and Derek vowed their love to each other on July 11, 2009 at Sweet Cheeks...

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Featured Wedding: Beth and Will

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Tiger Lily Photography Beth and Will were a great couple to work with. She was always smiling and laughing, and their love for one another was undeniable! They had planned for an outdoor ceremony at their wedding venue, Bolingbrook Country Club, but it had to be moved indoors due to the weather. It really didn’t seem to bother them (I have seen otherwise!)- they remained very upbeat and determined to have a beautiful day. They agreed to see each other prior...

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Inspired by Escada: From Catwalk to The White Aisle

by Azure

In 2010, brides will be going vintage chic while staying warm and cozy! Outerwear pieces like stoles, shawls, boleros and even cardigans are making a big comeback this year! And with New York Fashion Week in full swing, there's a lot of eye candy from the catwalk to inspire your bridal look. Escada's collection is a great example. For their Fall 2010 line, they drew inspiration from two distinct places- from the works of 1930's artist Tamara de Lempicka and from the European...

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Featured Wedding: Amy and Allan

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Danielle Murphy Photography Allan and Amy were married at the historic Inn at St. John, in Plymouth, Michigan. The Inn opened as a Seminary in the 1940's and for 40 years served the Catholic Archidocese of Detroit. The wedding ceremony took place in the breathtaking chapel, complete with a 300 ft. walk down the aisle! Amy looked gorgeous as she was escorted down the aisle by her parents. The wedding reception was held in the unique two story glass atrium where...

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