Country Gardens: Inspiration for a Wedding in the Wine Country

by Bride Chic

One of the best things about my job as a bridal gown designer is working with creative wedding professionals. This styled shoot was one of the most incredible I've done so far. Each and every vendor on this project contributed a unique set of talents creating today's mix of remarkable eye candy. Brainchild of florist and event designer Victoria Marshall, the fusing of flowers and greenery amid acres of carefully cultivated gardens in the wine country has to be one of the best themes...

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P.S. I Do

by Claire

Prepare to pine for today's postcard-themed styled shoot with adorable attendants, vintage postcards, and romantic reds. For those couples who endured long distance for a time, or if you simply love vintage themes, this wedding is full to the brim with inspiration you'll adore. Each nook and cranny of the reception is thoughtfully designed from the dessert bar on a whitewashed table with hanging frames, to the welcome table with mirrors and a signing quill, to the romantic lounge...

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The Novelist and The Confectioner

by Claire

It is a wedding fairytale: the romantic literature lover meets a beautiful brunette baker and they get married amidst pastel florals and delicious goodies in mid summer. This particular wedding will remain a fairytale as it is a styled shoot by SheHeWed photography, not a real wedding, but one can dream, right? And boy will you be inspired to dream - the drapery, streamers, and floral chandeliers in summer pastels decorating a rustic barn can't be beat. Not to mention the choice...

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A Vineyard Wedding for the Vintage Bride

by Claire

Prepare to be inspired, vintage brides, since we have an amazing styled shoot for you to fawn over! JSF DESIGN INC styled a fantastic wedding in a Santa Barbara vineyard complete with a crystal chandelier, gorgeous florals, and a stunning bride. The bride's dresses, accessories and makeup will knock you off your feet they are so beautiful. This styled shoot's visionary details are sure to spark your own vintage creativity, so make sure to Ideabook your favorite inspiration for...

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The Free-Spirited Stylings of Maggie May Bridal

by Claire

Maggie May Bridal's 2014 Lookbook is romantic, whimsical, and dreamy. These gowns are perfect for the bride Maggie May describes as "a daydreamer, a free-spirited individual. She is young at heart & will always love the feel of her bare feet on the ground. A joyful, kind-hearted lover of nature, with a spiritual connection to her ancestors and past.
" Does this resonante in your free-spirited soul? If so, let Maggie May capture your imagination with the many romantic, vintage...

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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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When Fashion Photographers Go Bridal

by Bride Chic

I'm always happy when established and respected fashion photographers take up shooting weddings. For me it has that love conquers all sort of aspect! That's exactly what the fashion forward shooting duo Benjo Arwas and Sidney Kraemer have done--adding weddings to their vast portfolio. Under the name Forget Me Not Studios they organized this gorgeous shoot in Montecito, California at the historical landmark Casa del Hererro. Bringing some of the best wedding professionals in...

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Romantic Bordeaux Bridal Shoot to Make You Swoon

by Azure

The lovely Nathalie of La Mariée en Colère sent us this drool-worthy bridal shoot captured by Shoot In Love photography. It all went down in the enchanted city of Bordeaux, France, and we fell head over heels instantly! I have a sneaking suspicion that you will too! The wedding dress featured is by Manon Pascual, and the breathtaking bridal bouquet was done by Fleurs de Mars. Just take a peek at all the lovely below... Are you smitten? What do you think of the vintage-inspired...

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Classic to Cutting Edge Bridal Inspiration

by Bride Chic

We wanted to show you a bit of traditional and time honored mixed in there with some of the edgiest looks in bridal fashion. What better backdrop for this juxtapose than the bucolic Presidio Riding Stables out at Fort Cronkite in San Francisco. Lifestyle and fashion photographer, Samantha Smith developed this beautifully rustic theme. When we got together last Christmas to discuss concept, we knew we wanted horses, old barns and plenty of countryside to bring out the best in these...

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Vintage European Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

Cypress Grove Estates wedding shoot by Misty Miotto Photography Vintage-inspired weddings always deliver the lovely, and this styled shoot using both French and English influences stopped us in our tracks. The bride for a day was decked out in vintage chic accessories, including dainty bridal gloves, a chic birdcage veil, and strands of pearls on her neck and wrist. She held a gorgeous bouquet of roses, peonies and anemones, romantically wrapped with sheer lace ribbon. Antique...

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