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Vintage + Gothic Wedding Inspiration

Posted 11/23/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ Leave a comment

Set against the mythical backdrop of the Appalachian mountains, as a gorgeous spot in Asheville called Homewood, today’s inspiration shoot is equal parts vintage romance and gothic glamour. A vintage gown, dyed the palest of lavender by LWD Couture was the start of a positively regal bridal look. A cathedral veil and crown headpiece completed the ensemble. Vintage calligraphy by 7 Ton Design + Letterpress …

Apple and Greenery Centerpiece

English Countryside Romance

Posted 11/18/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ 5 comments

Hampshire offers up some of the most stunning views of rolling fields and tree lined horizons and Bonhams Barn fit the bill perfectly for this English countryside inspiration designed by The Wedding Stylist. Sarah of Floribunda Rose created stunning florals with mocha dahlias and gorgeous British foliage, apples on stems, ripening berries and soft ferns. Even the deserts gave their nod to the rustic, countryside setting …

Bride in Pronovias Gown

Classic + Sophisticated Chicago Wedding

Posted 11/10/2015 by in Real Weddings \ Leave a comment

Emily and Kraig were married in Emily’s hometown of Lake Forest, Illinois on a gorgeous September day at the elegant Armour House. Their sophisticated soiree celebrated not only their enduring love, but also their families. During the ceremony on the lawn, the couple’s siblings shared words from their parents about marriage as the readings, and both the bride’s and groom’s grandmothers were …

Elegant Garden Wedding Bride

Summer Country Wedding Inspiration

Posted 10/15/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ Leave a comment

Today’s gorgeous styled shoot at Ivanhoe California’s stunning Historic Seven Sycamores is inspired by a summer evening in the countryside. Soft feminine colors and greenery details add to the natural beauty of the surroundings. Kim from Drops Of Honey Designs designed an ethereal tabletop and bridal look, and accessories from Petals & Stones added the perfect amount of elegance. Cristal Jones Designs used handmade papers from Nepal as …

Lace Sheath Gown

Elegant Couture Wedding Inspiration

Posted 10/12/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ 2 comments

We have such a drool-worthy inspiration shoot to kick off our week! Inspired by chic and elegant Paris and set in Hong Kong, the global influence is evident in the floral and design by JF Floral Couture. The Inbal Dror gown from Audella Bridal House has of-the-moment sleeves and a slinky silhouette. Stunning florals in shades of purple add regal elegance, along with gold …

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Elegant Coastal Wedding Inspiration

Posted 09/21/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ 2 comments

We’re loving this gorgeous take on a waterside wedding! Dulce Dream Events set out to create an elegant and timeless take on nautical weddings, with a neutral color palette of soft blue, green, and ivory. Paired with dreamy ethereal details and fluffy blooms from Quatre Coeur, the result is a breath of late summer fresh air! We adore the pretty calligraphy on sea …

Flower Girl in Lavender Hair Wreath

Lavender Fields Wedding Inspiration

Posted 08/19/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ 6 comments

The rolling fields of North Carolina’s Mezza Luna Lavender Farm look a bit like heaven to us. With the warm sun beating down, the scent wafts from the fields, perfuming the air with an earthy aroma. This gorgeous shoot, designed by Michelle Wright Events, imagines a bride walking on her way to her beloved, filled with anticipation of her memorable day to come. A …

Beach Bridal Party

Organic Beach Wedding

Posted 08/06/2015 by in Real Weddings \ 5 comments

Heather and Davis’ Florida nuptials had us at hello! From the beach setting of Seaside’s Lyceum Lawn to the subtle, casual elegance of the bridesmaids’ Joanna August gowns in shades from blush to mauve, every single detail added up to organic beachside chic! Shelby Peaden Events worked with the couple to bring their vision of a natural beach wedding with a slightly rustic, wild touch to life, …

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Romantic Wedding Inspiration in France

Posted 07/06/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ Leave a comment

Be still our hearts. This gorgeous set of images by ARTIESE Studios from the Sylvie Gil Workshop in Burgundy have them skipping a beat! Set at Château De Varennes amidst the finest of vineyards, the styling by Brooke Keegan Weddings and Events is all about pure, classic elegance. A palette of the palest of pastels brings out the opulence of the venue, and lush compote arrangements by Holly …

Crystal Embroidered Bolero

Elegant Winery Wedding Inspiration

Posted 06/22/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ 2 comments

Light, airy, and sophisticated, this inspiration shoot designed by Pop the Cork Designs for the Elizabeth Fogarty workshop. Set at Maryland’s gorgeous Springfield Manor and Winery, where rolling lavender fields inspired the color palette of purple, gray, green, and ivory. Flourish Floral Artistry used lush hydrangea for both the showstopper bouquet and the tabletop’s beautiful garland, adding a perfect springtime touch. We can’t take our eyes off of …

Gossip Girl Wedding Inspiration 2

Gossip Girl Wedding Inspiration

Posted 06/08/2015 by in Styled Shoots \ 3 comments

Guilty pleasure alert: I absolutely adored Gossip Girl, and especially loved Chuck and Blair, so when this incredible wedding inspiration shoot landed in my inbox, I was utterly gleeful. Though the series is long over, the Upper East Side elite can still inspire as seen in the stunning design by Kaleb Norman James Design. A studded Jenny Packham gown from The Dress Theory evoked …

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California Garden Wedding

Posted 06/03/2015 by in Real Weddings \ Leave a comment

Janice and Bertram chose the gorgeous setting of Hartley Botanica for their Southern California nuptials. The lush surroundings were a perfect choice for their intimate garden wedding, which features the most lovely blooms from Twig & Twine. The couple loves to travel, and incorporated their most memorable destination, Mount Kilimanjaro, into their wedding by selecting favors of Klean Kanteen water bottles, which were displayed on …