Veils and Accessories


Wedding Style Inspiration: Art Deco Meets City Modern Chic

by Bride Chic

It took me years to find exactly the right spot to shoot 1930's style gowns so they'd reflect all the best of the Art Deco era. My compliments go out to photographer, Jim Vetter who scouted out the perfect canvas for this project at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in San Francisco. This is a place I'd describe in one word---elegant! Says Jim, "My vision for this shoot was to reflect the reawakened interest in early 20th Century stylings and set it against the metropolitan backdrop of...

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Vintage Weddings: Downton Abbey Meets Jay Gatsby

by Bride Chic

Most brides I'm consulting these days are in awe of the Downton Abbey/Gatsby-inspired gowns and accessories spreading all over the the wedding blogs like fire. The pre-1920s right up to the era of Art Deco was a pivotal time in fashion. Women were freed of the corset and hobble skirt and wore looser undergarments. Silhouettes tended to be long and lean with dropped waists. Do you need to adopt the whole costume theme to go about getting the look? You can of course but you can also...

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Top Places For Finding Indie Bridal Designers

by Bride Chic

Have you noticed the past few years indie designers seem to be, The Big Thing in bridal fashion? The mass produced uniform—you know the one that's in all the mainstream bridal salons: strapless mermaid with loads of ruffles—isn't everyone's cup of tea. Enter the indie designer. An indie is someone who has a real love of practicing her art and giving personal service. Her products are handmade and unique. As Hailey of Hustle Your Bustle (an online site offering indie designed...

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Stalking the Bridal Look Books: Marisol Aparicio

by Bride Chic

I first laid eyes on the work of Marisol Aparicio when a styled shoot was submitted to Bride Chic. Zoning in on the wedding dresses at closer range I realized this mother-daughter duo designs some really incredible stuff. They do a wide range of bridal starting with dresses and branching out with some beautiful accessories that include everything from capes, belts, veils and headpieces. My personal fave is their selection of mantillas, so delicate and clean-lined enough to bring out...

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Giveaway Alert! Create Inspiring Ideabooks and WIN Big

by Azure

Fifteen Days to enter to WIN more than $1,500 in Prizes if you submit your best Ideabooks of 15 or more photos! Are you up for a challenge? Then you've come to the right place! Take part in our #1515giveaway celebrating the launch of Ideabooks, and you could win one of the three prizes below: Now that you know the covetable booty up for grabs, I'm sure you're wondering how you can throw your hat in the ring! It couldn't be easier, and you can submit as many Ideabooks as...

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Breakfast At Tiffany’s Inspired Bridal Shoot

by Bride Chic

Part of the fun of being in this industry is every so often meeting a shooter like Shannon Stellmacher. Where many photographers see up close and real details, Shannon not only sees the beauty in reality but dreams as well. After having a vision and working up some great styling, here is makeup artist and hairstylist, Julie Morgan's vision of Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany's. Shannon working her magic behind the lens brought her to life crafting this visual story image by...

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Lace Obsessions

by Azure

My mind was blown after I came across the amazing lace fence below on The Fancy. I mean, can you imagine seeing something like this at an outdoor wedding? Talk about a statement maker! But my lace obsession does not end there! And if you're a lover of all things lacy, then the gems I rounded up for you today will surely steal your heart and leave you feeling inspired. Ready to dive in? Let's go... Would you say I Do to a lacy bridal mani? Or one of these killer pairs of...

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Le Papier Studio Jewelry

by Brooklyn Bride

Le Papier Studio is known for their beautiful silhouette jewelry, which of course make great gifts for new mom's, or really ANY moms (Mother's Day coming up alert!!). But I think the family tree series would also make a really great bridesmaids or flower gift gift. Especially the bracelet, if you include everyone in the bridal parties silhouettes, what a wonderful memento of the day that could be!

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