Blush Beaded Gowns

Glamorous Opera House Wedding

Posted 11/19/2015 by in Real Weddings \ Leave a comment

Micaela and Mike share a love of music and fashion, and their St Louis wedding pays homage to both! Micaela and her bridesmaids are the epitome of glamour! Micaela paired a Jasmine Couture gown and Miss Mia Jewelry shoulder necklace. Her maids shine in blush beaded gowns from Adrianna Papell, Betsy & Adam, and JS Collections. The gorgeous Peabody Opera House, with its sweeping staircases, picturesque …

Bridesmaids in Red Dresses

Classic Chicago Gold Coast Wedding

Posted 11/17/2015 by in Real Weddings \ Leave a comment

Erica and Alex started their big day with the most peaceful and lovely ceremony at Lincoln Park’s Saint Clement Church and ended with a fabulous dance party to the tunes of Connexion Band in the Gold Coast’s Germania Place. We adore the chic red, black, and gold color palette with floaty candy apple red bridesmaids dresses from Bella Bridesmaid and classic gold chiavari chairs in the stately …

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Modern Black + White Chicago Wedding

Posted 09/10/2015 by in Real Weddings \ 3 comments

Modern and sophisticated, Melissa and Michael’s Chicago wedding at Hotel Allegro captivated us from the moment we set eyes upon it! The couple worked with Bianca of Estera Events to bring their vision of a chic, contemporary spring wedding to life. Working with a sleek color palette of silver, white, green, and navy, the always-fabulous Fleur created arrangements with an assortment of candles and white peonies, …

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Classic New York Vineyard Wedding

Posted 09/02/2015 by in Real Weddings \ 5 comments

A little rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of Lauren and Robert on their wedding day at the lovely Bedell Cellars in Cutchogue, New York! The theme of the day was “refined rustic.” A clean color palette of green, white, and ivory brought out the natural beauty of the surroundings. Lauren’s father officiated their ceremony, held under a large tree within the orchard. …

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Elegant Masquerade Wedding Inspiration

Posted 08/25/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ 2 comments

This glamorous shoot, designed by Vision of Elegance Events, was inspired by the masquerade balls of 15th-century Venice. Lake Forest Illinois’ The Armour House, an Italian mansion with a grand staircase, light-filled paneled ballrooms, and expansive lawn, provided the perfect setting. This modern twist on a masquerade features a glamorous tabletop in shades of rose gold, blush, and gold with florals created by Vision of Elegance Events. …

Navy Bridesmaids Dresses

Chicago Art Deco Inspired Wedding

Posted 08/13/2015 by in Real Weddings \ Leave a comment

Katie and Aaron were married on the same weekend that her parents said “I Do” 31 years prior. After a traditional ceremony at St. Joseph’s Church, the wedding party made their way to The Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, with its dramatic art deco ballroom. They fell in love with the magic of 1920’s inspired floral designs during their planning process, and the fabulous …

Cake Cutting Chicago Wedding

Classic Black and White Wedding

Posted 06/29/2015 by in Real Weddings \ Leave a comment

We have the most beautiful, classic Chicago wedding to share today! Olivia and Jeff were married at the historical Rookery Building and its breathtaking interior was the inspiration for their elegant black, white, and gold color palette. Timeless glamour was the theme of the day, and Olivia is sophisticated and glamorous in a mermaid Vera Wang gown and Valentino heels, her maids chic in Jenny Yoo‘s Annabelle dress in …

Modern Elegant Black and White Wedding

Modern + Elegant Black and White Wedding Inspiration

Posted 05/07/2015 by in Inspiration Boards \ Leave a comment

It’s been tried-and-true, a black and white wedding is always classic, elegant, and sophisticated. For the couple who wants to keep it timeless while also paying homage to their modern side, it’s all about adding in a healthy dose of bling and a pop of crimson! A little red goes a long way, and this board has the perfect amount. We adore the pop …

Black Strapless Bridesmaids Dresses

Classic New York Black Tie Wedding

Posted 03/02/2015 by in Real Weddings \ 9 comments

Above all else, there are three words to describe Alyssa and Scott’s wedding: classic New York. Their Saturday night, black-tie wedding at The Waldorf Astoria is quintessentially Manhattan, and their vision of an elegant and sophisticated black and white wedding came to life thanks to a dream team of vendors. Belle Fleur created an incredible rose, hydrangea, and orchid chuppah …

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Foodie Engagement Session

Posted 02/26/2015 by in Engagement Sessions \ 5 comments

Josh and Jennie are self proclaimed “foodies” who love to cook and dream of someday owning their own restaurant. Their relaxed at-home engagement session, captured by Jenny McCann and styled by Meggie Francisco Events, combines their love of cooking with a chic and sophisticated feel. These two met as children when Jennie befriended his sister and reconnected many years later through …

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Moody Romance Wedding Inspiration

Posted 02/24/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ 13 comments

This gorgeous styled shoot from Amore Events and Reverie Supply is pure, unabashed romance. Inspired by the new Gothic line by Claire Pettibone, the theme is “Moody Romance” and does it ever deliver! Beginning with a boudoir session in a floaty Gossamer robe and ending in shimmering frosty-blue confection from Claire Pettibone, this styled shoot is perfect inspiration for the …

Mermaid Style Wedding Gown

Modern Desert Wedding

Posted 10/29/2014 by in Real Weddings \ Leave a comment

Less is most certainly more in this gorgeous contemporary Arizona wedding from Amy & Jordan Photography! Cactus Flower worked with Allie and Jon to create a modern, chic wedding at DC Ranch. After an outdoor ceremony on the lawn, guests moved into the Regale where they were met by simple but dramatic tables with centerpieces of long-stemmed white roses and black …