olivia’s w label – w as in wolf

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As a longtime fan of all the stunning headpieces and bridal accessories created by Olivia I’m super pleased to share some of their W Label with you here today. The wolf is the company’s symbol and represents the spirit of a Olivia bride. Olivia brides are discerning, they fight for their dreams, are brave, strong, and effortlessly beautiful. This new collection consists of 15 headpieces made with a variety of materials and techniques like beading, wiring, … [Continue reading]

70s retro boudoir session

1970s boudoir shoot

Everything that’s old is new again and that’s the concept behind this gorgeously vintage yet utterly modern 1970s-inspired boudoir session inspiration shoot by Olga Plakitina. The delicate pastel colors are perfect for a feminine boudoir session prior to your wedding day and the hair and makeup is reminiscent of the 1970s. That this shoot goes from a sultry boudoir look to a fashion editorial is a unique twist for boudoir sessions that I just … [Continue reading]

styled around the gown – exotic allure

Exotic wedding dress

With an exotic type of allure, today’s beautiful ivory stretch satin wedding dress from Sincerity is a complete knockout. It has me dreaming of a fabulous destination wedding in a desert oasis – somewhere with a lot of heat and glamour! Sincerity’s knockout wedding dress features a slimming silhouette and a gorgeous sweetheart neckline. A sweeping train also adds to the glamour of this beauty. If you’re going exotic – go exotic! I’ve seen weddings with … [Continue reading]

60s styled shoot inspired by cy twombly

Diner wedding | Amber Vickery Photography | see more on:

Inspired by one of my favorite artists of all time, Cy Twombly, today’s 1960s-themed wedding inspiration shoot from Amber Vickery Photography and Wedding Mode in Austin, Texas combines the look of Mad Men in a vintage diner all mixed with the vibrancy of the art scene of the times. It’s effortlessly fun! From Amber Vickery Photography – “I just love 1960s styling and paintings, so the concept of creating a shoot inspired by Cy Twombly’s works has … [Continue reading]

candlelit romance

Flower wall backdrop | Stefanie Cepeda Photography | see more on:

This styled shoot from Stefanie Cepeda Photography highlights raw, natural elements all with the perfectly romantic ambiance of candlelight. Complete with a stunning dress with sequins detailing, floral ceremony backdrop, and some out-of-this-world tablescape design – it’s simply divine! From Stefanie Cepeda Photography – “When I found this gorgeous venue in the downstairs cellar of a wine tasting room, I knew we had to do justice to … [Continue reading]

a tropical fete

Tropical wedding ideas

Today’s tropical fete wedding inspiration shoot from Kama Catch Me has completely stolen my heart. From its darling pink flamingoes to creative styling and abundance of colors, it shows a destination wedding in Fiji that isn’t typical, but as unique and beautiful as the couples it’s bound to inspire. From Kama Catch Me – “The inspiration for this styled tropical fete wedding shoot was the two pink flamingoes you see throughout. The … [Continue reading]

the world’s oldest bridal company

Ellis Bridal

I just love stories that are seeping in history and Ellis Bridals has perhaps one of the most interesting, historical stories I’ve ever heard along with a heap of gorgeous wedding dress designs! It all began with Ada Ellis, a London girl with an interest in garment design. She designed her own bridal gown in 1910 and it was so beautiful that she received a flurry of requests for garments from countless brides-to-be all over London. Her passion for bridal design … [Continue reading]

bright and bold watercolor wedding

Watercolor wedding invitations | WojoImage Photography | see more on:

Watercolor can be soft and subtle or delightfully eclectic and today’s ravishing watercolor wedding inspiration shoot from WojoImage Photography and Heartily Wed shows the latter perfectly! I just love how the watercolor themed is carried throughout every element of this spectacular wedding editorial. The floral print wedding dress is a colorful dream and the wedding invitation suite couldn’t be any more enchanting. How about that watercolor … [Continue reading]

pattern play

Black, gold, and white wedding inspiration board

I’ve been seeing more and more patterns used in wedding design and I absolutely love it! It’s definitely a trend I can’t get enough of A couple of weeks ago I featured a shoot titled ‘Interlocked’ that featured a graphic pattern along with vintage styling and I found it entirely inspirational – I tried to recreate the mood of it here today. The black and white color palette of this inspiration board allows the black elements to really pop and the patterns and … [Continue reading]

vintage dior wedding editorial

Mini wedding cake | The Love Studio | see more on:

There are very few word combinations that get me as excited as vintage Dior. Today’s phenomenal wedding editorial from The Love Studio and Presh Floral is simply a swoon fest. It has a gorgeous and perfectly vintage wedding invitations suite, a French-inspired café setting, beautiful blooms, and of course – a vintage Dior wedding dress! From Tanya at Presh Floral – “The inspiration behind this shoot stemmed from two sources. The first came from our … [Continue reading]

styled around the gown – ladylike lace

Lace wedding dress

If your visions of your big day include something as lady-like and exquisite as this Alencon lace fit and flare wedding dress from Lillian West, then a lady-like wedding designed around the gown is definitely the way to go! Lots of lace and feminine details will allow your dress to really shine. Lillian West’s demure and lacy wedding dress looks fabulous in ballroom or a garden setting. A strand of pearls and vintage garden teacups to serve pre-ceremony … [Continue reading]

winter forest wedding

Forest wedding inspiration

Anton and Ekaterina (Kate) decided to celebrate their third wedding anniversary in a special way by recreating the magical atmosphere of their wedding day in a charming forest located by a lake. The entire editorial was designed and styled by the gorgeous girl you see in these images, Kate of Pandorossa Flowers, and shot exquisitely by Irinia Kilmova. INSPIRATION From Kate of Pandorossa Flowers – We took this editorial very seriously. I’m a … [Continue reading]

delicate bridal boudoir

Delicate boudoir shoot

Feminine and delicate from beginning to end, Olesya’s bridal boudoir session, photographed by Sonya Khegay, is simply enchanting. You can clearly see Olesya’s joy and she prepares for her big day in the most alluring way! From the bride, Olesya - “When I was a teenager, I adored a lady depicted on my favorite album cover. The lady was dressed in very womanly lace undergarments and looked magical staring out an old window into the unknown… That … [Continue reading]

colorful maui bridal inspiration

Maui Wedding Photography

Straight from one of my favorite local wedding photographers, Wendy Laurel (follow her on Instagram and thank me later), comes today’s colorful and spectacular bridal inspiration shoot. It is celebratory in spirit and not only captures the beauty of the bride, but also Hawaii’s dazzling oceans and unique spirit. I love how something as simple as a bridal session on the seaside can be so colorful and have so much life in it. All of the … [Continue reading]

frost-inspired wedding editorial

Winter Wedding Ideas

With my favorite array of colors (seriously – look at the similarities between the palette and this blog’s branding! Adore it) today’s frosty wedding editorial is absolutely divine. Photographed beautifully by Anastasia Bryukhanova, it speaks to the intimate and subtle beauty of winter and is backed with beautifully styled scenes and uniquely modern twists. From Anastasia Bryukhanova – “I was inspired by the Russian winter for this … [Continue reading]

airy sunset elopement with nautical notes

Nautical Elopement

An elopement is all about seclusion & being alone with the one you love and today’s beautiful sunset elopement inspiration shoot from Anastasia Bryukanova Photography shows exactly that. Complete with a crystal ship and nods to all things nautical, this editorial is airy and romantic – you’ll love it! From Anastasia Bryukhanova – For this wedding inspiration shoot we wanted something light-filled and airy with marine notes to speak to the … [Continue reading]