wish granted – an arabian nights wedding

Arabian Nights wedding inspiration | Calvina Photography | see more on:

From Calvina Photography – “True love is a beautiful mystery. We wanted to evoke the multi-dimensional, magic, romance and passion that deep love brings. Inspired by Arabian nights, we used deep, vibrant shades like oxblood, orchid, and tangerine. We love the juxtaposition of a wild organic feel with luxurious textiles - like sultry velvet, Persian rugs, furs, painted metals, and stained glass. By adding a moody bohemian undertone, we modernized this old-world … [Continue reading]

wild bridal portraits in the canary islands

Canary Island black sand beach bridal session | Sara D’Ambra Photography | see more on:

Wet and wild bridal sessions have never been prettier! Captured along the stunning lava rock coastline of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, photographer Sara D’Ambra created a stunning bridal portrait editorial showcasing the raw emotions of love. From Sara D’Ambra – “Last February I was in Lanzarote (canary islands) for a trip and I got completely inspired by the beautiful and wild landscape of this breathtaking Island. The fluid and delicate dress … [Continue reading]

classic san diego engagement session

San Diego engagement session

With heaps of style and romantic elements, Jiny & Patrick’s engagement session, captured by Whiskers & Willow Photography in various locations around San Diego, is truly a classic one. From Whiskers & Willow Photography – “Jiny, from South Korea, and Patrick, from San Diego, met through mutual friends and the rest was history. For their engagement session Jiny wanted to be sure to visit the most iconic parts of San … [Continue reading]

geodes, feathers, and an airstream

Hippy Airstream Wedding

From Morgan at Cornerstone Photography – “Even though this was a stylized shoot, the inspiration behind it is very real. Jeff [the groom] and I went to college together (many moons ago) and during the last summer solstice, he married his beloved, with their adorable little boy in beautiful Colorado. Due to a short engagement I was already booked for another wedding on their day, but aspects of their wedding really inspired me to want to create a Hippy Wedding, … [Continue reading]

lavender bride

Lavender and eucalyptus wedding ideas | Elisaveta Sudarikova | see more on:

What a perfectly dreamy way to style your bridals – with lavender! Just imagine the dreamy scent as you pose as a bride-to-be. It’s intoxicating! Elisaveta Sudarikova shows us ways to style a bridal session using lavender as the base, incorporating eucalyptus leaves, a lavender gown and mini cake. From Elisaveta Sudarikova – “Lavender and soft pastels inspired me to create this bridal portrait editorial. My beautiful model, Lena, reminds me of an … [Continue reading]

st. lucia destination wedding

Destination wedding in St. Lucia

Earlier this year I had the amazing opportunity to design and style a wedding inspiration shoot in the Caribbean at The Landings, St, Lucia with Mikkel Paige Photography and I am beyond thrilled to share it with you here today! It was a dream come true seeing all of the various aspects of the editorial come together in such a flawless way and in such a perfectly spectacular setting. THE VENUE The Landings, St Lucia is by far one of the most … [Continue reading]

fiesta – your first dinner party as newlyweds

Fiesta dinner place setting | Maddie Richards Photography | see more on:

There is something so innocent about hosting your first dinner party. Young couples, fresh new dishes, maybe you get to pull out your drink dispenser wedding gift for the first time, and what better excuse to get a giant centerpiece to fill your table?! Brittni and David hosted their first dinner party as newlyweds and OMG was it a cute one. Styled by Wagner Weddings and Events & captured by Maddie Richards Photography – it’s sure to inspire ways to use your … [Continue reading]

sweet and simple summer wedding

Sweet simple summer wedding in pink and green

Sweet and simple is back in style and today’s darling shoot from Jessica Green Photography will prove why. When it comes down to it, your wedding day is about you two, and if keeping things under control but still perfectly pretty suits you both just fine then you’re going to just adore today’s pink and green wedding editorial! From Jessica Green Photography – “When deciding what we wanted to shoot, we thought back to the theme of sweet and … [Continue reading]

the ultimate guide to dressing your guy

Groom's wear guide and groomsmen attire

Whether's its your husband-to-be, his groomsmen, or your own father, you're going to want them to look their best at your wedding! Courtesy of The Dark Knot (creators of gorgeous silk ties, and tie of the month clubs! Hello perfect groomsmen gift...) today's post is truly the ultimate guide to dressing your guy! Rishi Chullani is a necktie entrepreneur and men's formal wear style blogger with The Dark Knot.  With approximately 120 designs, The Dark Knot carries … [Continue reading]

finding your inner ‘boho bride’

Bohemian bride

Conceptualist and photographer of this fabulous shoot, Kitty Fried, really explains it best… “I strongly believe that our Boho Bride is styled in a way that doesn't make real brides feel like they have to sit in a tent on the beach playing a guitar. I think our bride shows that basically every woman who likes this kind of styling or fashion can 'use' this for her wedding day as well. With different headpieces and accessories or shoes women have so many … [Continue reading]

mountain elopement + morning after shoot

Snowy Mountain Elopement Wedding | Yulia Ostroschenko Photography | see more on:

Covering both the elopement and the morning after (such a cute way to document your first day as a married couple!) today’s editorial from Yulia Ostroschenko Photography is a really darling one that combines regal with rugged. And now for the morning after shoot... it's such a darling idea! If you're on a snowy mountain for your wedding, what better place to cozy up as newlyweds than in a rustic cabin with a warm cup of coffee, a few laughs, and … [Continue reading]

the girl and the sea

Romantic Beach Bridals

There really aren’t enough synonyms for the word beautiful to describe today’s exquisite bridal session inspiration shoot from Carmen Santorelli. Titled The Girl & The Sea this editorial is as whimsically and elegantly mermaid-like as they get. I love calligraphy on fabrics lately and this hopelessly romantic bridal shoot really does that trend justice. The bride-to-be uses it as a shawl and an aisle runner, wrapping herself up and … [Continue reading]

modern art gallery styled shoot

Art Gallery Wedding

Elegant, classic fashion along with contemporary touches and a few unexpected details makes today’s modern art gallery styled shoot from Elizabeth Fogarty & VME Events an absolute vision of beauty! From Elizabeth Fogarty – “The Long View Gallery was selected first because of its unique layout that offers natural lighting into an open space & yet has pockets of exposed brick. The color scheme is a variety of gray hues from the soft … [Continue reading]

vintage coney island wedding

Vintage Coney Island wedding ideas | The Melideos + Kerry Ann Stokes | see more on:

From Kerry Ann Stokes – “This shoot was inspired by a vintage, and wildly inspiring Brooklyn neighborhood, Coney Island, and it was brought to life by a variety of Brooklyn & New York City vendors. The story began from a collection of photographs that I have of my grandparents in the 1940’s on the beach at Coney Island. They were young Brooklinites in love…and that was enough inspiration to begin telling a story. The mood of the shoot is light, dreamy, and … [Continue reading]