chaviano couture spring 2013

There is just so much to love about Chaviano Couture, starting with the name. Annette – the designer behind the line explains: “Chaviano is my maiden name. Ignacio and Ana Rosa, my amazing parents, came from Cuba 30 years ago and their story of God’s blessings and love never ceases to amaze me. When I […]

atelier manon pascual

I don’t think I’ve ever said ‘drool-worthy’ on this blog (and I’d put money on that) but I’m going to now. This shoot from Mirentxu Bellet at Tra’coeur d’images of Manon Pascual’s stunning couture gowns is truly drool-worthy. There. I said it. But it’s so true! Manon Pascual works in a small workshop near Quinsac […]

project runway stars with bridal lines

1. Christian Siriano (Season 4 Winner): Christian Siriano is definitely my favorite pint-sized diva and the sole reason I now can’t stop saying the phrase ‘hot mess.’ Since being vaulted into fame after Project Runway Siriano went on to start his own label in 2008 which was so successful he earned a spot on Crain’s […]

flower girl couture

Flower girl dresses are often an overlooked aspect of your wedding day. Tulle ballerina-ish styles seem to be the standard go-to when dresses tiny tots but if you’re having a glamorous high-end wedding it’s only fitting that your flower girl look the part too! These winter 2013 couture flower girl looks from Lebanese designer Krikor Jobatian […]

whimsical dresses from leila hafzi

Each of these marvelous bridal gowns from Norwegian designer Leila Hafzi are works of art. Leila Hafzi gowns are renowned for mixing romanticism and femininity with a bohemian edge while using sustainable and globally conscious productions methods – brides, it doesn’t get much better than that! Maria Skappel – a fashion blogger, designer, and daughter of […]

woodland nymphs

This wonderfully whimsical woodland inspiration shoot by Seth and Tenielle of Feather and Stone is overflowing with unique bridal style. I’m loving the bold makeup, light as air dresses, floral hairpieces, lace details…and take a look at that last shot – I think this photography dream team just coined the new ‘must have’ pose for […]

unique rings from mociun

When I ran across the diamond and red coral ring in this lineup (fourth down) floating around on a lonely corner of Pinterest I instantly fell in love. Diamonds and red coral are my two favorite stones (if you can call red coral that). On my recent trip to Fiji I literally spent half a […]

papilio wedding dresses

I’m loving the old Hollywood glamour feel of these stunning wedding dresses from Belorussian fashion house Papilio! The blush dresses are especially gorgeous and a fabulous choice for brides who look terrible in white (let’s admit it, some of us do!). The detailing is exquisite on all of these gowns and whether you want a more […]

rosa clara’s 2013 collection

These picks from Rosa Clara’s 2013 collection are works of art. She combines structure and flow in the most elegant way! This world-renowned Spanish designer can be found in bridal boutiques across the world and she even has two exclusive stores in The United States: Miami and Dallas. I’m in love with the way she […]

candida allison’s bridal line

Midwest bridal designer Candida Allison has some exceptional dresses that I’m loving. The show stealer in this sampling of her recent collection though is definitely the sixties style short dress with the lovely bead detailing! Not only are these wedding dresses stunning, but all of Candida Allison’s gowns are hand crafted and made to fit […]