I saw this in the January/February issue of Bridal Guide and thought I would share. Doesn’t she look so cool and confident laying on the lawn? Cardigan can be found here. Dress is from Oscar de la Renta.
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Introducing Lillian Wild
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!
Allure Bridals Spring 2015 Collection
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!
Fall 2015 Sarah Seven Collection
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 also bustier tops, camisoles and rompers that can all be paired with the collection’s skirt styles!
Wedding Dresses from Sarah Seven
Let’s all just pause a minute and marvel in the delicate, graceful beauty of Sarah Seven‘s gowns. We’ve long been smitten with the elegant creations (the luminous Goldie is one of our favorite gowns ever!), and the new collection may just be the most stunning yet. From the ethereal Brighton to the sparkling Soho, each of the flowing confections is more beautiful than the last!
So many ladies dream of their perfect sparkler, and what better way to make that wish come true than to design your very own engagement ring! The sky’s the limit when you work with the fabulous Joseph Jewelry! Specializing in custom engagement rings, Joseph Jewelry offers an array of options for all styles and budgets. Work with their jewelers to design your own ring in-store or online, creating your very own ring from scratch or customizing one of their gorgeous existing designs. You can adjust as many times as needed to create your perfect ring!
Diamond in the Rough
Be still my heart! We all love beautiful baubles, and today we get to introduce you to the stunning and unique jewelry from Diamond in the Rough. Rough diamonds feature the gem in its natural form, showcasing the beauty of diamonds in their untouched state. The result? Utterly gorgeous and one-of-a-kind engagement rings, eternity bands, earrings, and more! Their passion for creating jewelry that you will fall in love with extends from their design process to their ethical sourcing. Not only are all of their gems evaluated for their natural beauty and radiance (to ensure true works of art!), but they are all also ethically sourced and conflict-free. From the graceful Embrace collection—our favorite!—to the bold Covet collection, there’s a ring for every personality, with diamonds in a range of colors from colorless to chocolate. Visit the Diamond in the Rough website and Pinterest page to find a piece that matches your own personal style!
Custom Handmade Fingerprint Rings from Brent & Jess
A unique symbol of your love and commitment, we are head-over-heels for fingerprint wedding bands from Brent & Jess. Featuring metals, finishes, and designs to fit every couple’s individual personal style, each band is a custom designed piece, imprinted with you and your partner’s fingerprints as the ultimate sign of devotion. With craftsmanship and an attention detail that is second to none, Brent & Jess handcraft each of their beautiful fingerprint wedding bands from ethically sourced materials. In addition to gorgeously one of a kind wedding bands, there’s also a stunning collection of custom designed jewelry, including the prettiest pendants that can be inscribed with your wedding vows! I personally love this dainty rose gold band that boasts not only your partner’s fingerprint wrapping along the inside, but also a shimmery little diamond. So pretty!
Sophisticated + Bohemian Bridal Inspiration
The best part about inspiration shoots is the collection of so much fabulousness in one place, and this collaboration from Marvin Tsai Photography and Liz La Vie is no different! These amazing gowns from Royal Accessories, Inc., are simply stunning—we love the variations, from simple silhouette to fancy and elaborate. Fascinators and hairpieces are a huge trend right now, and we’re smitten with the headpieces and jeweled headbands on these lovely models. Of course, no event is complete without fabulous flowers, and these bouquets from Figaro Flowers, Inc., are incredible. There’s something for everyone to love in the gallery!
The engagement ring looks dazzling on your finger, and now it’s time to think about the other bling that you will don on your wedding day—the accessories! From jewelry to sashes to headpieces, there are a lot of options available to brides to help you pull together their perfect look. To help you with this process, we’d like to introduce you to Weddings Bespoke, an online boutique that has a truly stunning collection of vintage accessories sure to make your jaw drop! We are totally smitten with Weddings Bespoke and are thrilled to announce an unbelievable giveaway they are offering to one lucky EAD reader!
Glamorous Old World Bridal Inspiration
There’s nothing more mesmerizing than bridal fashions with Old World sophistication and gorgeous details, and these stunning images from Arielle Doneson Photography confirm that! Captured as a look book for Something White bridal boutique near Cleveland, Ohio, at the equally glam The Tudor Arms Hotel, these gowns and veils—especially all of the lovely lace—leave us drooling! We adore the vintage look of the surroundings, complemented by pieces from Borrow Vintage + Eclectic Rentals. Baci Designer created the stationery for this shoot, and oversaw the styling of the entire day. We feel as though we’ve been transported to another era!
Vintage Bohemian Inspiration in France
This lovely inspiration shoot from Shoot In Love Photographie is perfectly elegant and ethereal, which speaks of its setting in Bordeaux, France. The bouquet, dotted with blush and cream flowers and a lace wrap, is from Fleurs de Mars Artisan Fleuriste. We absolutely adore the casual silver bracelets from H&M and Claire’s, paired with the model’s cream lace Manon Pascual gown, and a pair of T-strap Zara wedges pulls the ensemble together. This effortlessly chic style is the perfect mix of bohemian and sophisticated—see all of the gorgeous images in the gallery!
Whimsical Ruche Fashions Garden Tea Party
Are you kidding?! We are just stunned beyond words over this whimsical garden tea party shoot from Ruche and This Modern Romance! Featuring pastel, vintage-inspired dresses and accessories from the Ruche spring line, fun prints, patterns, and even a few sequins dot the Alice in Wonderland-style landscape. We’re really loving the oversize floral hair pins and bold colors on the funky shoes. These photos are delicious—just like the colorful spread of cakes and macaroons from Sweet and Saucy Shop. See all of the beautiful new spring dresses and accessories in the gallery!
We have raved before, and we will rave again! We think Bows-N-Ties is the icing on top of a ten-layer wedding cake. They have thousands of ties, cufflinks and handkerchiefs to choose from for your wedding day needs, and they can even be sorted to match specific wedding colors from J. Crew, Alfred Angelo, David’s Bridal, and just recently, Bill Levkoff! Today we’re showing off some of our very favorites, inspired by the looks of our own featured brides and grooms, so prepare to swoon!
Current Crush: Dainty Dots
A little cuteness goes a long way, and swiss dots definitely provide just the perfect amount of cuteness! Whether hidden in layers of tulle, as the most adorable cake icing, or front and center on a romantic dress or veil, sweet swiss dots are our current crush!
Romantic Claire Pettibone Gowns
Stop it—we almost can’t handle these incredible, romantic, vintage-style lace Claire Pettibone gowns! They silhouettes keep the yesteryear feel of the gowns modern. Antique jewelry and vintage teacups in the setting of Everthine Bridal Boutique in Madison, Connecticut, just adds to the romantic vibe of this whole shoot, photographed by Michelle Gardella Photography. Jennie Fresa of Jennie Fresa Makeup and Skincare Boutiquerie, Emily Reale of Beaucage, and Chelsea McNamara of Everthine Bridal Boutique worked together to transform the gorgeous models into Victorian-looking perfection! We just can’t get enough of this stunning shoot—see it all in the gallery!
Current Crush: Heavenly Headpieces
Headpieces are every bride’s crowning glory! We could not be more in love with this roundup of stunning accessories, from delicate rhinestone crowns to glamorous fascinators and everything in between. What style of headpiece or veil are you wearing on your wedding day?
Current Crush: Blush Gowns
There’s something so very romantic about blush wedding gowns. Is it that they’re ultra-feminine? Ever-so-slightly offbeat? Whatever it is, we’re swooning for this pastel-colored style. Whether part of a beaded ballgown or a simple sheath, blush brings a serious wow-factor to any bride’s dress. Which style is your favorite?
Bridal Accessories from SIBO Designs
We cannot get enough of the brand-new SIBO Designs 2013 Lookbook, captured beautifully by Caroline Tran! Wilmarose of Lovely Jubilee Event Design & Styling created a book-lover’s paradise in the woods as a backdrop for the Sarah Seven and Ivy & Aster gowns from Lovely Bridal and gorgeous bridal accessories from SIBO Designs. The model’s porcelain skin and softly curled hair by Theresa Huang Makeup & Hair Design are perfectly understated so the ethereal accessories and gowns take center stage. So stunning!
Current Crush: Beautiful Bows
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, so there’s no question why they’re our current crush for brides!
Classic Gowns from Chaviano Couture
Well, hello, gorgeous! We are simply dying over these unbelievable gowns from Chaviano Couture—each one is so light and airy we feel like we’re dreaming! Photographed at a private Georgia estate by Odalys Mendez Fine Art Photography, these amazing gowns are equal parts romantic and sophisticated set against vintage props from Four Inch Fold Vintage Rentals. Spend some time drooling over these frothy creations—we know we did!