From Russia With Love

by Bride Chic

Up and coming indies are one of my favorite topics and do I have a pair of swoon-worthy new designers for you! Based in St. Petersburg, Milamira Bridal has turned out some storybook gorgeous gowns as epic as the backdrop of the city in which they were created. Every gown is made by hand in their studio incorporating the finest fabrics, some not necessarily traditional to bridal. For brides who dream of looking somewhere between woodland waif and fairy princesses, these creations are...

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Blush Palette

by Lizzy S

I have been obsessed with the color blush! It compliments almost any color. From aisle decor, cakes, rings, dresses, and bouquets there are an unliminted number of ideas you can add the color blush to. Just look at the images below and fall in love with the wedding palette! Don't forget to pin your faves! 

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The Sheath

by Bride Chic

I've been wanting to do a post on the sheath silhouette for some time now. Sheaths as you can see can be off the charts stunning on the right bride. A fave of those who work out sheaths are snug fitting, long and columnar and look awesome in heavier fabrics like Duchesse satin and peau de soie. I see more than a few dresses out there that claim to be sheaths that are actually derivations like chemises and evening gowns with flared skirts. Defined, the right and proper classic sheath...

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An Elegant Ranch Summer Wedding in Montana

by Lizzy S

There are a lot of things that draw people to Montana, for Kate and John it was the skiing. Specifically the blissful skiing at Big Sky Resort. What better place to get married then in view of your favorite mountain!? So, when the San Francisco couple planned their wedding - they chose the lovely Rainbow Ranch Lodge in the beautiful Big Sky area as their destination venue. And on a perfect August afternoon, they joined hands and hearts as roughly one hundred friends and family...

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Beautiful Birdcage Veils

by Lizzy S

Not sure what type of wedding accessory you should have while walking down the aisle? Consider sporting a beautiful birdcage veil! This unique wedding accessory would sure be a fashion statement and a glamorous addition to your wedding gown. Browse through the images below and you will see how great a birdcage veil compliments wedding attire! Don’t forget to pin your faves.

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Winter Wonderland in the Red Rocks

by Lizzy S

An unexpected Arizona snowstorm turned this red rock Sedona New Years Eve wedding into a winter wonderland wedding. The snow started at 7 A.M. the morning of the wedding and never let up until the evening with white out conditions throughout the day. This snowy day turned this couple’s special day into a once in a lifetime event with memories that will last decades down the road. Megan and Craig took advantage of the day by hiking to a red rock vista through the snow-covered trails...

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Spring Blooms

by Lizzy S

I cannot help to notice that flowers are blooming earlier this year! I m seeing all these stunning magnolia’s and cherry blossoms in bloom. Just in time for spring wedding season! There is a pop of color in weddings when flowers blossom in the spring. Scroll through the images below to see some of my favorite spring bouquets for brides! Don’t forget to share your favorites with family, friends and even your florist.

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Unconventional Brides

by Bride Chic

For all you brides out there walking the unbeaten path of wedding fashion searching for a bit of inspiration, today's post is tailored just for you. Last week while doing research for Options: Alternative Bouquets, I ran across a truly awesome Etsy shop for brides definitely planning a wedding and look outside the box. Featuring mostly a fusion of Goth Victorian and Steampunk, Tel Aviv-based jewelry designer, Talila Korolker of Unconventional Brides has zeroed in on an incredible...

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A Vintage Glam Wedding by the Lake

by Lizzy S

Who doesn’t love the movie “Dirty Dancing”?! It is one of my favorites by far! This vintage and rustic, yet elegant wedding venue took place where the movie “Dirty Dancing” was filmed – Lake Lure. Kate and Matt wanted to capture the explosion of color that symbolized fall and incorporate dark reds, oranges and purples into their color palate. It turned out to be a beautifully decorated wedding! What stood out was how well the elegance merged with the rustic. This can be...

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Gorgeous and Breathtaking Brooches

by Lizzy S

Whether you are wearing your hair up or down - a brooch can be added to any wedding hairstyle. Just browse through the beautiful brooches below and you may find yourself inspired to add a little bling to your wedding day hair. I mean they are absolutely stunning! Don't forget to add your faves to your ideabook! 

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Alternative Bouquets

by Bride Chic

Ever hear of posies made out of paper? How about sea shells? Wood maybe? I found these incredible bouquets on ETSY's February's Hottest Trends. They may not be real live flowers, but for the bride looking for something alternative and maybe even a bit quirky, they offer a great option. Keep in mind your bouquet is one of the most important accessories that you're going to pair up with your gown, so look for echoing elements in color and texture. The book bouquet below has to be my...

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A Contemporary and Luxurious City Wedding

by Lizzy S

Natalie and Will’s wedding is certainly one of the most glamorous and luxurious weddings I have seen in a very long time. It is fit for royalty and looks to be outrageously fun! I only wish that I could have been there to experience the extravagant affair. Natalie and Will got married within the Parthenon in Nashville Tennessee – which I learned is a full-scale replica of the real Parthenon in Greece. How amazing is this venue!? You don’t even have to travel across the world or...

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Fantastic Wedding Altars

by Lizzy S

Standing in front of your closest family and friends as you and your love tie the knot, will be one of the best memories of your wedding. The altar will be in the background of almost - if not all - ceremony photos and your wedding guests will gaze upon it throughout. Many brides choose to adorn the altar in simplistic décor – while others decide to decorate in an extravagant manner. Whether your style is rustic, elegant, romantic or simplistic you may find the right inspiration...

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Spectacular Vintage

by Bride Chic

The coming of Spring is always a treat especially in the bridal industry when sheer fabrics and florals are everywhere. Spring 2015 bridal accessories from Salt Lake City based designer Dani Hagemeister of Danani are nothing short of absolutely spectacular!  Specializing in head chic from bygone eras, I'm adoring her flapper veils crowned with florals, delicate laces and plumes!  Just the right top-off for a pretty Boho gown...

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An Intimate and Vibrant Planation Wedding

by Lizzy S

When I imagine my dream wedding I only hope to get married surrounded by oaks with hanging Spanish moss to create the perfect romantic setting for the ceremony. It’s only fair when I say that this wedding made me extremely jealous! The scenery was absolutely romantic. Lauren and Josh got married on a beautiful plantation in South Carolina. Their intimate wedding featured a vibrant color palette of purple and orange. Lauren wore an elegant yet whimsical blush cascading gown with...

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Remembering Your Loved Ones

by Lizzy S

Your special day is a celebration of love with your closest friends and family, so it’s understandable to want to include those loved ones who have passed away. I absolutely love the idea of incorporating your loved ones through photos or lovely quotes or even sentimental artifacts that you have cherished throughout the years. This is a very important aspect that will be a part of my very own wedding someday - as a little less than a year ago I lost my dad to a heart attack. No...

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Wedding Ensemble

by Bride Chic

Separates, convertibles, two and thrree piece wedding ensembles--call them what you will, the multi-piece bridal outfit is trending on the fashion scene right now. If you're thinking in the direction of a dress in layers or pieces, the after-the-wedding-wearable becomes a tempting option. While some wedding ensembles have that definite blouse and skirt look to them, others you'd swear are one piece gowns. Below are a few wowzers from the indie designers with loads of originality....

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A Chic Aussie Wedding

by Lizzy S

Marriage to James and Pamela meant that they would start a new life chapter together – they were sealing the deal. From best mates to lovers to protectors and food critics, this couple knew exactly what they were getting into. The couple wanted to create a day which truly represented them – elegant but informal. The wedding was truly gorgeous! And I cannot even begin to describe how glamorous their reception was. It was truly a floral wonderland –the ultimate fairytale! This...

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Chic and Beautiful Ring Pillow Alternatives

by Lizzy S

Many brides choose to not stick with the traditional ring bearer pillow. There are now so many options available to brides to choose from! From rustic to romantic or using creative DIY ideas – there is an unlimited amount of designs! Below are a few of my favorites! Don’t forget to pin the one’s you love.

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Keeping it Light: Great Gowns for Destination Weddings

by Bride Chic

My advice for brides who want to get hitched in a far off place is always, keep it light. Designing and creating, I'm always striving to keep silhouettes relatively slim and light as a feather so they can board planes and go on car trips without encumbering the bride with lots of volume and heavy fabrics. I'm talking inside and out here, lighter linings. Below are a few designs perfect for that get away wedding whether on the beach, against the backdrop of a city scape or tucked away...

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A Romantic Wedding in the High Country!

by Lizzy S

When I think of my dream wedding I picture all of my loved ones having the time of their lives with good food and drink. Megan and Patrick’s wedding in the high country of North Carolina looks to be as perfect as a wedding celebration could be! The food looks delicious, the weather was beautiful, everyone is having the time of their lives and to top it all off Megan and Patrick are irrevocably in love! These photos are amazing and I can feel the love from how the photographer...

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Fun Ideas to Create a Memorable Send-Off

by Lizzy S

One of the most exciting moments of a wedding is sending the newly married couple off on their next blissful adventure. Many couples choose to use sparklers, confetti, rice, etc. for their guests to use for their exit. However, there are many more non-traditional ideas couples can choose from. Simply scroll through the images below and fall in love with them as I have! Don’t forget to pin yours faves.

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A Serene Wedding Within Snow Covered Mountains

by Lizzy S

Breanna and Ian got married amidst the beautiful mountain range of Alberta Canada. A picturesque scene as the ground was covered in snow and the lake was frozen over. It was a lovely intimate affair with close loved ones. The groom wore a traditional Scottish kilt – making the matrimony even more personal.  Overall, this wedding was beautifully photographed as it does not get anymore magical than having your backdrop be the vast open forests. Browse through the images below and...

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Stalking the Look Books: Dana Bolton

by Bride Chic

It's all in the details. British designer Dana Bolton's collections have always been a source of inspiration for me. From the fabrics and laces to the element of pure design, all her pieces are reminiscent of pure couture.  Here are a few of her new Boho designs that I am totally loving...

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