mini fashion editorial from gossamer vintage

gossamer vintage

Gossamer Vintage has such a unique story. This one-woman business scours the nation finding the rarest and most beautiful wedding dresses, evening gowns, lingerie, antique bits and bobs, and delivers them to you in pristine condition. Edwardian lace, hand beading, pearl encrusted straps – today’s mini fashion editorial from Gossamer Vintage has it all! Check out all of Gossamer Vintage’s gorgeous finds here and follow along on Instagram – it’s one … [Continue reading]

new twist on jewel tones

Jewel toned wedding inspiration board

Jewel toned weddings can be beautiful, fresh, whimsical, and modern when done right. Today’s jewel toned wedding inspiration board shows one way to do just that! The jewel tones are sapphire blue, emerald-green, ruby-red, amethyst purple, and topaz - which sort of has a gold look to it. Most of the time when brides think of jewel tones the look of the wedding can get dated and bogged down with too much ‘dark.’ In this jewel toned wedding inspiration board I … [Continue reading]

house of mooshki

House of Mooshki wedding dresses

Coming across a new wedding dress designer with gowns as pretty as these here today is always a bit of a shock. I find myself wondering “how have I not seen this gorgeousness before?!” That’s definitely the case with British designer House of Mooshki. Their most recent collection is based upon the sheer elegance of women in the 1950s & 1960s – and it shows! House of Mooshki’s signature style is tea length look with a flirty vibe and that … [Continue reading]

sensual boudoir inspiration shoot

Sensual boudoir shoot | Joel Bedford Photography | see more on:

Today’s bridal boudoir inspiration shoot from Joel Bedford Photography is magnificent for it’s sensuality and scope. It truly tells the story of a bride getting ready for her big day in the most exquisite and alluring way. From Justyna Baraniecki – “We wanted to create a beautiful storyline of a bride getting ready for her wedding day. The photos really tell the tale: a bride in her home with lots of feelings of sensuality and … [Continue reading]

the sweetest anniversary surprise ever

Sweet anniversary surprise

Go grab your husband / fiancé / significant other and give him an eyeful (aka: not so subtle hint!) of Nathan and Jenna's gorgeous anniversary session. Shot by Kerinsa Marie Photography & with blooms designed by Violet Floral Design – this gift of flowers and breakfast is too precious! From Tricia of Violet Floral Design – “Picture this: You open your sleepy eyes to the Saturday morning sunlight pouring in on your comfy duvet. You begin to smell the … [Continue reading]

the sentimentalist

The Sentimentalist Bridal Boutique in Atlanta

The Sentimentalist is a mother / daughter run designer and vintage bridal boutique in Atlanta, Georgia, and it’s absolutely darling! For this newest installment in the inside the boutique series, I sent Gabi my interview questions and she turned around and interviewed her mother & business partner, Krista. Isn’t that the sweetest? And it’s all paired with a fantastic shoot of The Sentimentalist from Rustic White Photography. Enjoy! Gabi (daughter) - … [Continue reading]

bohemian villa inspiration shoot

Bohemian villa wedding

This gorgeous bohemian inspiration shoot by BlueSpark Photography is just loaded with both sumptuous and free-spirited details. Shot in Miami at Villa Woodbine, it effortlessly blends south Florida’s exciting and tropical atmosphere with a laid back vibe. This shoot really is the most interesting mix of wedding styles: its got a touch of rustic, lots of bohemian, a little Latin, a dash of vintage, and a whole lot of glamour. It is a … [Continue reading]

come with me to los cabos

Los Cabos destination wedding and honeymoon

The entire time I’ve been blogging there’s one thing I’ve always wanted to do and that’s go on a press trip (aka: free vacation)! It has finally happened and I’m off to two amazing resorts in Los Cabos, Mexico along with a bevy of other beautiful wedding bloggers. I’ll be visiting both The Westin Resort & Spa and the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar to sample all they have to offer to destination brides and newly married honeymooners. My fingers are crossed for … [Continue reading]

lavender, blush, and dove grey

Lavender, grey and blush wedding

Lavender pairs so well with blush pink and a soft dove grey. Today’s wedding inspiration board contains this exact palette and is girlie, romantic, and completely wedding-worthy! There are so many gorgeously feminine details to adore in this wedding inspiration board: the sequin trim on the bridesmaid dresses, the lavender rose boutonnières, the little flower girl in her floral crown and of course that cake! The dots add a touch of fun to an otherwise … [Continue reading]

the carrie wedding dress from hayley paige

Hayley Paige wedding dress

Some wedding dresses are just pure magic. Today’s fashion editorial from Justina Bilodeau Photography showcases one such gown, named Carrie, from renowned bridal designer Hayley Paige. Paired with free-spirited headpieces – the entire look says 'princess.' Isn’t Hayley Paige’s Carrie wedding dress gorgeous? I can’t get enough of the stunning crystal and bead detailing on the shoulders and keyhole back. Crafted from Ivory English net, it has an … [Continue reading]

fine art boudoir shoot

Fine Art Photography Boudoir Shoot

This romantic, French themed fine art bridal boudoir inspiration shoot from Nadia Hung Photography is everything a boudoir session should be. It’s classy, elegant, timeless, alluring, and breathtakingly beautiful! From Nadia Hung Photography – “The idea was to create an inspirational bridal boudoir shoot for brides-to-be and we approached the boudoir session with an artistic & romantic flair. We shot the boudoir session in a loft in … [Continue reading]

pacific island honeymoon: which island is best?

Which island is best for Pacific island honeymoon

You ask: Where should we honeymoon? And I say: An island in the Pacific! But which one is best? Well, that depends. Today, along with gorgeous images from Ashley Goodwin Photography, I’m going to break down the three most popular Pacific Island honeymoon spots – the Hawaiian Islands, Fiji, and Bora Bora in order to help you decide which is best for you and your beau. As a baseline for prices I’m using my own home (Honolulu), which has a comparable cost of … [Continue reading]

pastel, mint, and gold wedding ideas

Pastel and mint wedding invitations | City Love Photography | see more on:

This pretty pastel inspiration shoot from City Love Photography is such a fabulous and unique collaboration. Featuring a gorgeous line of gowns from Alice Padrul and exquisite details and designs from other Chicago area wedding vendors, today’s editorial is styled to pastel perfection! The mint, blush, powder blue, pink, and white color palette looks perfect with bits of glamorous gold, and that handcrafted string art love sign - I … [Continue reading]

snowy and rustic, perfectly styled engagement shoot

Snowy and rustic engagement session

Today’s gorgeous engagement shoot from Bellamint Photography showcases some super cozy winter styling elements & heartfelt details – it’s the perfect example of how to create a ‘wow’ engagement session while including parts of your story and personal style! From Bellamint Photography – “The Colorado snow came just in time for this California couple! They chose to have their engagement session at the same place they will be getting married this April. … [Continue reading]