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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Newlyweds Share Their Wedding Regrets (So You Can Learn From Their Mistakes!)

by The Broke-Ass Bride

No wedding is absolutely perfect. When we asked newlyweds and... the less newly wed to share their biggest wedding day woes with us, a few common threads started to emerge. Here's what we learned:  1. Get It On Film So many brides told us they wished they’d sprung for a videographer, or given their wedding photographer more specific directions. Your wedding will be RIFE with special moments - make sure you capture as many as possible! "My husband and I really regret not...

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Unbelievable Urban Real Wedding

by Claire

Lisa and Shawn's foodie-focused wedding in Toronto has to be one of my favorite urban Real Weddings to date. With a small gathering of their closest family and friends, the couple celebrated their union in the chic Temple Kitchen restaurant where both the ceremony and reception was held. Although the decor was simple and sweet, the food was to die for with cheese plates, steak, ahi tuna samplers and more. Plus, Lisa was drop dead gorgeous in a lace a-line gown and a beautiful pearl...

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The Contemporary Chic Conceptions of Maison des Talons

by Claire

Maison des Talons brings a stylish, sleek look to your big day with distinctive shoes made to stand out. With architecture-like designs and unique colors, these shoes are sure to make a statement. Maison des Talons released their first bridal line in April, and the two golden pairs of heels that make up the collection are adorned with Swarovski crystals to make a bride sparkle. But we love the entire 2014 collection, and know that whether you're looking for your something blue or just...

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A Classic Wedding on the Beaches of Turks and Caicos

by Claire

Whitney and Daniel's white wedding in Turks and Caicos was an elegant, beautiful affair. Instead of choosing a wedding color, the couple decided to go for a "white on white" look and use textures to add style and intrigue to the day. Whitney's shoes, bouquet and dress align with the white theme perfectly to create a simple yet stunning look. Daniel's grey suit and the accents of navy throughout the day added a touch of color that was perfect for the overcast celebration. Our favorite...

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The Romantic Creations of Modern Trousseau

by Claire

Evoking dreams of classic couture and modern chic, Modern Trousseau's Spring 2015 collection is in a class of it's own. Although a smaller collection than most, each gown has an assortment of customizations to choose from, making your gown uniquely you. Plus, the collection has a small number of veils to match the gowns and they are truly spectacular. Enjoy the floor-length lace beauties and silk stunners below and then comment with your top picks!

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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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Bridesmaids Dresses Fit For Grecian Goddesses

by Claire

LHC Couture's comfortable, chic, and affordable bridesmaids dresses are a perfect fit for your gorgeous girls! Your bridesmaids will feel like a Grecian goddess with the delicately draping and beautifully flattering designs. Made from a soft jersey material, these gowns come in a variety of styles (although we love the floor-length collection) and you can even create a custom dress.  Share this post with your girls, and then find that heavenly look on LHC Couture!  Photographer...

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Fashionable Stunners from Hougton Bride

by Claire

If you're into the high fashion bridal look, Houghton Bride's 2015 collection is made for you. From a-line gowns to trousers to baby doll dresses, this spring/summer collection has it all - and then some. A few of these looks are definitely made more for the runway than the white aisle, but others are truly stunning and perfect for the NYC bride. And of course, this collection is exactly on trend including a pocket dress, cropped tops, and high low hems. We're not sure if the last...

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29 Jewelry Finds to Love for Your Big Day

by Claire

We've collected 29 of Ashley Schenkein's best bridal jewelry designs for your viewing pleasure! Whether you're going for a simple gold piece, or if you need to find the perfect gem to match your wedding palette, these finds have got you covered. We're positive this collection will help you discover that elegant necklace, bracelet, or pair of earrings you've always dreamed of. Plus, scroll through to uncover a couple engagement rings we had to throw in the mix since they are so...

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Romantic Glamor in Calistoga, California

by Claire

Ashley and Chris' vineyard wedding at Calistoga Ranch was so romantic and glamorous we just had to share it with you. The ceremony will make you swoon with luxurious florals, a crystal chandelier, and an elegant branch altar. The brunette bride is stunning in an a-line lace gown and Tiffany pearls, and the floor-length, blush bridesmaids dresses are a perfect match for the glamorous celebration. Find your inspiration below and make sure to create an Ideabook of your favorite...

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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 Fine Art of Wearing Ruffles

by Bride Chic

You have to admit the greatest thing about a wedding dress is all those design elements we don't get to flaunt in daily life, and the ruffle taken to wedding dress level is certainly one of the best examples. Ruched is the trendy style on the block, but there are multiple ways to wear ruffles on your big day. Add those skirts rolled into florals and you can start to see that ruffles can be worn head to toe on a bodice, sleeve, skirt or train. Plus, ruffled touches on shoes, purses,...

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Five Ribbon Backdrop Ideas for your DIY Wedding

by Oh Lovely Day

Hi guys!  Chandra from Oh Lovely Day back with some DIY inspiration for you!  By the way, how much do you love that photo above?  I super love it, but I may be a bit biased… When deciding on DIY projects for your wedding, don't forget to include a fabulous backdrop project! Ribbon backdrops are pretty, budget-friendly, and super easy to do. All you need is ribbon, and something to tie it to like a PVC pipe, clothesline, or just long string. SO EASY. And did I mention how pretty...

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Prime Time Brides

by Bride Chic

Two factors propelled me in dreaming up this week's post: I caught a glimpse of Siri's Blue Ridge Coverlet from her latest collection, and a recent model of mine mentioned her mother wanted to model for me. This got me thinking about the kind of dress a prime time bride would wear, meaning someone over thirty who doesn't necessarily want to to look Boho or storybook-princess-sweet on her wedding day.  Because I create so many out-of-the-ordinary gowns, I've  attracted my share of ...

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The Hipster Wedding Playbook in Turquoise and Red

by Claire

Gwen and Cory's California wedding is quintessential hipster with some of the best boho details we've seen. From handmade escort cards, candle holders, table runners (OK really every detail was hand crafted), to classic suspender suits, this really is the new go-to wedding for hipster couples. Not to mention how extensively Gwen was able to incorporate her bold turquoise and red color scheme throughout the day, from details such as the groom's pocket square, the bridesmaids' nails,...

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Wear Ugly Dresses

by Claire

The Reformation believes in designing the most trendy, affordable, guilt-free dresses so that you can make your wedding however you want it to be. Their bridal collection, which launched this March, is full of offbeat, sustainable styles you may not normally see at the altar but definitley wish you had. Plus, the bridesmaids dresses are so fashionable your girls will want to wear them at every occasion possible! Find your reformation below and share with your bridesmaids: ...

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A Splendid Salt Lake City Celebration

by Claire

Cierra and Tyler's simple, Salt Lake City, Utah wedding could not have been more gorgeous. The green and white floral choices added an exquisite, elegant element to this laid-back outdoor wedding, and the mountainous surroundings were stunning. I was blown away by Cierra's incredible princess-cut, halo diamond ring, although it still can't outshine the dazzling bride herself. Make sure to check out the modern, light-blush bridesmaids dresses, the sugar flower cake, and the adorable...

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Glamorous Couture Favorites for Fall 2014

by Claire

Jean-Ralph Thurin has been designing wedding gowns with worldly sophistication since 2007, and these stunners 7 years later don't disappoint. Some of the best couture gowns of 2014 come from Jean-Ralph's impressive fall collection, including a couple unique knee and tea-length dresses for the offbeat bride. In every one of his creations, Jean-Ralph's focus on quality, uniqueness and design is unparalleled. But don't take it from us - explore each unique style below and Ideabook your...

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Pretty Maids All in a Row

by Bride Chic

Of all the latest print trends for bridesmaids - from dots and stripes to checkers and plaids - florals have to be my all time favorite. For me they say "garden wedding" all over. You can be bold and experiment with flower bridesmaids dresses by mixing patterns with solids, or even combining two to three patterns in your bridal party.  Keep in mind that the same guidelines apply for choosing florals as solids: remember to consider the skin tones and overall body shape of your...

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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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Ring Eye Candy with a Little Something Different

by Claire

Indulge in some spectacular ring eye candy this #WeddingWednesday! Anna Sheffield offers bling that ranges from traditional, to trendy, to offbeat so that you are sure to be inspired no matter your style. Whether you are looking for an engagement ring, wedding band, or the perfect pair, this collection has a little bit of everything - even black diamonds and serpent designs. Scroll through to find the ring that's right for you, and then share with friends!      ...

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