neo-gothic wedding inspiration

Gothic Bohemian Wedding

From Tara of Roots of Life Photography – “Joanna, of Joanna B Artistry came to me with a desire to style & design a strikingly unique bridal inspiration shoot for the individualistic bride that loves soft silhouettes & striking features. She wanted it to feel moody, dark, texturally evocative & unlike anything we have seen before. Together we streamlined the concept, came up with a vision board & worked with like-minded vendors who really understood … [Continue reading]

bohemian elopement

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From Monashee Photography – “What’s better than an elegant yet simple elopement? An elopement and a honeymoon filled with all of the beautiful elements of a wedding just for the couple. An elopement can be a fun, creative way to celebrate romance, without the big expense and fuss of a large wedding. But why stop at one day? Consider a glamping elopement that turns into a honeymoon. It might be the perfect way to prolong the amazing, once-in-a-lifetime experience … [Continue reading]

a bride’s morning

Elegant Bridal Boudoir

The inspiration behind today’s elegant and romantic boudoir shoot by Ekaterina Golovacheva was to show just how light and tender a bride’s morning can be! With simple styling props and a sophisticated negligee, this editorial is the definition of demure beauty. Wasn’t that boudoir shoot a stunner? I can’t get over that lacy cover up with its perfect pearl buttons… it’s exquisite! Everything from the hairstyle + headpiece to the naturally beautiful … [Continue reading]

a tale of two tablescapes

Blush and gold and glittery wedding ⎪Angie Capri Photography ⎪see more on:

What a fabulous little event design and styling post I have for you today from Angie Capri Photography! It’s the tale of two tablescapes. One blush and gold and totally glittery, the other combines both modern and vintage elements in an absolutely darling way, and both are exceptionally gorgeous and totally inspirational! It’s going to be tough to decide which one you love most - it was for me! BLUSH AND GOLD AND GLITTERY From Erin of Your Event By Erin - … [Continue reading]

enchanting tuscan wedding ideas

Tuscan wedding ideas ⎪Amy Kate Photography⎪see more on:

Just because you’re not in Tuscany does not mean that you can’t have a romantic and Tuscan-style wedding! Sony of New Zealand’s Truly and Madly wedding blog was inspired by just that and brought a heady dose of Tuscan wedding inspiration to an enchanting home on Waiheke Island. Captured beautifully by Amy Kate Photography, this editorial is full of inspirational, Italian wedding ideas. Wasn’t that just so charming? The entire team did an amazing … [Continue reading]

romantic jewel toned bridal session

Jewel Toned Bridal Session

With a sweet pop of jewel tone hues via the beautiful bridal bouquet and streaming ribbons, today’s romantic bridal session inspiration shoot from Stephanie Sunderland Photography is a real gem! I love that this editorial gives a slight bohemian vibe to a totally classic bride. Typically with a dress like this you’d see an updo, but I just adore this bride’s long loose waves and naturally beautiful makeup ! It’s such a great, romantic look for the … [Continue reading]

french-themed styled bridal shoot

French themed bridal inspiration shoot

Fabulous bridal accessories, glitz, glam, and of course stunning dresses are all here in today’s gorgeous French-themed bridal inspiration shoot by La Candella Weddings! What a dream it would be to play dress-up for a day with all of these fabulous jewels, headpieces, and gowns while having it all captured by a photographer - incredible right?! I love the over-the-top costuming of this bridal inspiration shoot and that’s what it’s all about. You’re … [Continue reading]

czech-inspired boho wedding in a vintage chicago venue

Vintage Chicago Wedding

What a wedding editorial shoot I have for you today! Set inside one of Chicago’s most historic and totally stunning venues, Thalia Hall, Amanda Megan Miller Photography captured a boho-chic, Czech-inspired editorial styled, designed, and coordinated by Anticipation Events. It’s a real stunner and there is plenty here to inspire! From Laura of Anticipation Events - “Is there a better setting for a styled shoot than one of Chicago’s most … [Continue reading]

soft, smooth skin in 4 easy steps

Dove Sensitive Skin Body Wash

*This post was written in partnership with Dove.  When it comes to your big day, it matters where you start! Before the lingerie, the gown, the makeup, the hair and accessories, you need radiant, soft, and flawlessly glowing skin. When it comes to wedding-worthy skin, Dove has you covered. Begin your bridal beauty routine in the shower with Dove Sensitive Skin Body Wash. Like all Dove Body Washes, it provides softer, smoother skin after just one … [Continue reading]

honeymoon destination: trinidad, cuba

Honeymoon in Cuba

Now that Cuba is opening up more and more to American travelers and it's only going to get easier and easier to go, why not think of a honeymoon there? It’s romantic, unique, and if you’re a bride with a vintage leaning, you really couldn’t choose a better place to fall in love all over again. Trinidad, Cuba is out of the hustle and bustle of night-life loving Havana, nestled in the verdant center of the island, and utterly lost in time. It has been a UNESCO … [Continue reading]

blue botanical bridal + boudoir

Botanical Bridal Session

In today’s beautiful shoot from Olga Siyanko and Natalia Savtyra we see a unique view of a bridal boudoir from the dress to the lingerie. The entire look is effortlessly feminine and with just the right amount of styling elements. The blue plus the botanic elements give this shoot a look that combines earth and sea against a pure white background that has a dose of charming character. I just adore it! *** Photography & Coordination: … [Continue reading]

vintage vinyl styled shoot with a surprise proposal

Surprise Proposal

From Kelly Marie Photography - “For this inspiration shoot, I wanted something fun and bright. I considered my own interests and took elements from my life. Being a collector of records, the idea seemed perfect! Working alongside Jennifer Verdon of So Eventful, we brought the idea to life with colorful tables and the incorporation of vinyl from the vases to the record adapter included in the boutonniere. Each of the vendors we worked with were wonderful and helped … [Continue reading]

colorful and bright summer wedding

Yellow, aqua. and pink bright summer wedding inspiration board

Nothing says summer wedding quite light bright and bold colors! Today’s wedding inspiration board uses bright aqua and yellow to amp up the summer heat, and softens the whole look with blush pink, sage, and peach. The two most unforgettable images in this wedding inspiration board are definitely that yellow skirt and amazing painted cake. Both are statements that really wow and are perfectly suited for a poolside, destination, or outdoor anywhere summer … [Continue reading]

paperswan bride revisited

New Zealand Wedding Dress Shop

Wellington's coolest little wedding dress boutique, Paperswan Bride, has recently relocated to a beautiful new store in Kelburn Village. You may remember the darling Paperswan from a previous boutique tour (see here) and today I’m super pleased to bring you the update! Although the move is only a short distance from the old store, the new premises is worlds apart. Oozing a feeling of luxury and exclusivity, the newly built character building with double fronted … [Continue reading]