What I wouldn’t have given to be a part of this “little white dress” inspired shoot by Urbane Montage Events! The flowers, the colors, the dresses, the shoes, the accessoriesâ€”I truly can’t handle it. The peachy melon and aqua color palette is my absolute favorite and the bouquets byÂ Munster Rose are to die for. The little white dresses fromÂ Flutter Boutique that areÂ featured in this shoot would be perfect for a rehearsal, reception dress, or even a summer party! Every detail of this shootÂ and all the photos by Ashley Nguyen Photography are pure 100% fabulousness.
There are few things more feminine than a perfectly tied bow! From veils to sashes to shoes, bows are truly a head-to-toe accessory. We adore them whichever way they’re used,Â so there’s no question why they’re our current crush for brides!
Yellow shoes. What better to carry you around on your wedding day but some sunshine on your feet! While these shoes may night be the brightest shade of yellow, their softer tones are sure to bring some smiles to you and your bridesmaids.
I’m a fan of aqua and I’m absolutely loving all the aqua posts here on EAD! When I was planning my wedding, I knew I wanted to use it for my bridesmaids dresses, but there were just so many variations on the color depending where I went and it was hard to pick which one was the right one for me. Here are a bunch of bridesmaids who are dressed in shades of aqua ranging from pale and icy to bright and fun just in case you’re running into similar problems!
Mr. and I took a trip up to Maine this week, and on the way up we stopped at the outlets in Freeport. I had no intention of buying anything, but he suggested that we stop in at Nine West, just in case I might find some shoes for the wedding. No really I promise, HE suggested it to ME. Anyway, I walked out of there with these:
Ellie and Drew traveled from Texas to the beautiful Capen House on Lake Osceola for an intimate wedding with their closest friends and family. Pixies and Petals ran with Ellie’s vision of a Lilly Pulitzer-inspired English garden with florals in vibrant shades of peach, raspberry, coral, and fuchsia and created a lush pink garden wonderland in the ceremony and reception space. Along with stunning florals, their day featured 3 different musicians, an epic grazing table, and even a few fun pranks! These photos by Kristen Weaver Photography are guaranteed to brighten your day so be sure to check them all out and read more about the amazing details of their wedding in Ellie’s own words below!
Kelsey and Scott exchanged vows in front of friends, family, and a spectacular cotton candy sunset on the bay where they both grew up. Even their adorable dog was able to enjoy the celebration, walking down the aisle adorned with the perfect floral collar! The couple chose to complement Waters Edge‘s natural beauty with french blue and sage tones, bleached driftwood collected by Scott’s mother, almost a thousand succulents, and clean white florals by Lush Flowers. Every detail, from Kelsey’s stunning Monique Lhuillier gown, to one of the coolest getaway vehicles we’ve ever seen, is elegant, glamorous, and perfectly captured by Paul and Grace Photography!
Valerie and Ken’s Tower Hill Botanical Garden wedding was like walking into another time. Every corner was filled with gorgeous flowers and art, every detail simple in its elegance. The greenhouses and gardens at Tower Hill inspired the color and style for their wedding. Julie Lapham Designs created arrangements with succulents and airplants, roses, eucalyptus, and anemone, and many of the succulents are now growing in the couple’s home! Seeded paper escort cards doubled as favors, a Jenga game served as the guest book, and colorful tabletops graced the Orangerie. We’re simply in love with every moment captured by Arielle Doneson Photography!
The Ringling Museum is Sarasota’s most spectacular setting, so when Kim and Christian conveyed their vision to NK Productions Wedding Planning, they chose to accentuate the courtyard with lush greenery, white blooms, and pops of burgundy blooms. Victoria Blooms mixed anemones, garden roses, and delphinium to create a romantic, organic feel underneath trees festooned with chandeliers. The scrumptious cake from The Cake Zone was half key lime and half mangoâ€”true Florida flavors!â€”and featured a blue ombre design to add a pop of whimsy and color to the warm and neutral reception. We wish we were basking in the Florida sun and are spellbound by the gorgeous images by Justin DeMutiis Photography!
The beauty of historic Charleston took center stage for this chic inspiration shoot designed by Candi Leonard Photography and Pretty Petals of Charleston and coordinated by The Petal Report. Spanish moss-infused florals and unique greenery backdrops echoed the natural beauty of the Gadsen House, where the courtyard gates were the setting for the ceremony setup, and the nearby tabletop featured a unique and whimsical cake by Sweet Rhi. A boxwood bar cart, vintage mint green Plymouth, and gorgeous stationery by Gracefully Made Art complete the scene. So many fun touches at every turn, and it’s all perfectly captured in these images from Candi Leonard Photography!
We just returned from a fabulous week in NYC for Bridal Fashion Week, where we were introduced to new collections and offerings from the best of the best in wedding fashion. One of our favorite new lines? Lillian Wild‘s “Create” Collection- a customizable collection that is the epitome of modern, classic simplicity. With a set of gowns each named after peonies (swoon), the Lillian Wild lookbook showcases separates, underlays and overlays, and dresses, designed to flatter every bride. Select from five laces, three linings, and multiple cuts and styles, to create a bridal look as unique as you are! The collection is expected to arrive at retailers all over North America in the new year, and is now available in the Lillian Wild Bridal boutique in Kelowna, BC. See the entire lookbook here!
Today’s gorgeous inspiration shoot, designed byÂ Kelly Hancock Events, was inspired byÂ the most stunning bridesmaids dressesÂ by Dessy! The gorgeous mix and match gowns in coastal tones evoked the feeling of the ocean and sand, and thus a coastal theme was born. The classic silhouettes, pretty pleats, and textured fabrics in the dresses influenced the tabletop and other decor, with gauzy ribbons, a debossedÂ wedding cake fromÂ Hands On Sweets, and subtle nautical details including driftwood, rope, and seaglass.Â FH Weddings & EventsÂ kept the florals loose and wild with protea, roses, oats, and greenery that echoed the oceanside surroundings ofÂ Tampa Bay Watch.Â Lasting Luxe Hair & MakeupÂ glammed up the ladies in their flatteringÂ DessyÂ dresses. The comfy and chic styles even have pockets (I’m a sucker for dresses with pockets)! We’re head over heels for all of the fabulous details in this shoot from Every Last Detail for Aisle Society,Â captured byÂ Caroline & Evan Photography!
Jodi and Jared were married on a picture-perfect day atÂ Waterside Restaurant and CateringÂ in North Bergen, NJ. The dramatic Manhattan skyline as seen from the Hudson River was the perfect backdrop for their outdoor ceremony, which featured many lovely moments, including theÂ traditional seven blessings as read by the couple’s aunts and uncles. The couple wanted their wedding to have a light and airy feel, and flowingÂ Donna MorganÂ dresses for the ladies in shades of blue matched the sunny August skies and perfectly complemented Jodi’sÂ Reem AcraÂ gown from Kleinfeld Bridal.Â As the imposing skyline was visible from the venue’s floor to ceiling windows for the reception, Avenue Flowers & GiftsÂ kept the centerpieces simple and low, with fresh white blooms.Â Jodi and Jared selected the band,Â Burnt Sienna, because they had caught their show at a local hotspot in Dewey Beach, Delaware, where they fell in love! TheÂ non-stop dance party was kicked off by the couple with a fabulous choreographed first dance, executed flawlessly right down to the “Dirty Dancing” style lift at the end! Every moment is captured beautifully byÂ Cassi Claire!
It’s safe to say that we are completely smitten by Allure Bridals. Featuring impeccable design and craftsmanship, their gowns are the epitome of the romantic, elegant style that we love (EAD brides love them too, check out all of the amazing real weddings featuring Allure gowns!). Their Spring 2015 collection is all that and more, showcasing modern silhouettes with exquisite detailing like stunning lace, embroidery and beading. These gowns are a fresh take on classic bridal design, pairing dramatic backs and floral appliques with on-trend features like illusion necklines and pretty cap sleeves. If you’re looking for a truly remarkable gown that will look as fashionable today as it does in photos decades from now, Allure Bridals will have you feeling like the belle of the ball on your wedding day!
We are so excited to unveil the upcoming Fall 2015 collection from one of our absolute favorite designers, Sarah Seven! Sarah Seven is known for their ethereal, elegant gowns, and this set of frocks is undeniably stunning! The new collection features not only beautiful gowns (our favorite? The positively gorgeous Lafayette.), but alsoÂ bustier tops, camisoles and rompers that can all be paired with the collection’s skirt styles!
The sweeping oak trees of Charleston’s Boone Hall Plantation were the perfect setting for Ashley and Dana’s wedding. Rustic glamour at its finest, A Charleston Bride utterly transformed the Cotton Dock with billowing swaths of sheer fabric, elegant chandeliers, fluffy flowers, and glittering candlelight, and a chic, modern cake fromÂ Delicious Desserts set atop a unique rustic cake stand. Our favorite detail from this true Southern soiree? In a nod to the Lowcountry location, bags of grits were handstamped as favors. We simply love these beautiful images from Virgil Bunao!
Michele and Jonathan met in the first grade in their hometown of Baldwin, on Long Island. With the gift of a glow in the dark ring on Valentines Day at a roller rink in fourth grade, Jonathan asked Michele to be his girlfriend. With the gift of a beautiful sparkling diamond in Central Park many years after fourth grade, Jonathan asked Michele to be his wife. Jon convinced Michele to sit for a caricaturist, who (in on the plan) drew a picture of Jon proposing! Naturally, she said yes (to the cheers of the NYC tourists). Jon, ever the industrious husband-to-be, had gathered their friends and family to picnic in the park afterwards, and after returning home, their friends had filled their apartment with confetti, banners, and balloons. An incredible celebration for an incredible couple! Their Long Beach, NY engagement session is filled with love and light, and we love celebrating this unofficial last week of summer with these images from Alexis June Weddings!