more than just jewelry: ethical engagement rings

Ethical diamond engagement rings

MiaDonna was founded in 2005 with a single objective: to offer consumers a beautiful, ethical, conflict-free and affordable diamond alternative that would help to free innocent children oppressed by the active conflict diamond mining industry – and that’s something we can definitely get behind! The most important piece of jewelry you ever wear should be one that you can admire not only for its beauty and the meaning behind it, but admire it because it’s ethically … [Continue reading]

tropical engagement on a hotel rooftop

Tropical engagement session

From Radian Photography – “A southern engagement session usually means a gorgeous garden, soft tones, and blowsy blooms. Instead, Erika and Barry opted for a session that packs a tropical punch to mirror their upcoming beachside nuptials! The lovebirds chose a penthouse suite on the rooftop of The Durham Hotel in downtown Durham, NC, the city they call their home, but managed to create a setting reminiscent of a saltwater paradise.” “Erika and Barry … [Continue reading]

greenhouse wedding in all white

Dallas greenhouse wedding

From Lyons Events – “The Texas Women's University has a historic greenhouse that is this hidden gem in the Dallas/Denton area as a beautiful wedding ceremony backdrop. It has stood the test of time - developed and brought to life by its faculty and students in the 1930s, we wanted to pay tribute to such a fixture on campus!” “Our inspiration mimics this historic venue - classic and timeless because its simplicity speaks volumes! Simple greenery can make … [Continue reading]

ethical wedding inspiration

Ethical wedding inspiration | sustainably sourced wedding flowers, paper, dresses, and more

Concept: From Emily Vista Photography - The goal of our shoot was to put together glamorous & ethical bridal inspiration. We see a trend in consumers beginning to demand transparency in the supply & manufacturing of the items they purchase and it's getting much easier to track the supply chain of the items you use. We did lots of research to gather vendors who utilize eco-friendly/ethical/ transparent practices and products wherever possible. We want to … [Continue reading]

chic and romantic airport wedding inspiration

Airport wedding styled shoot | private hanger chic and romantic airplane / flight themed wedding

From the photographer, Mosaic Photographics – “This effortlessly beautiful editorial was inspired by the bold colors of fall, juxtaposed with the bright, cool tones of winter. A few metallic elements were also mixed in to compliment the industrial feel of the airport. Collaborating with the dynamic duo of Lisa Formaro at The Sweet Trend and Chelsea Brittle at Stylish Stems meant curating a modern yet organic space for the bold & adventurous couple to say I … [Continue reading]

sweet seaside wedding

Crimea Seaside wedding

From the bride, Julia – “As a little girl I dreamt of a wonderful sea wedding on the beach in a circle of close friends and relatives. Time passed, but the vision of an ideal wedding ceremony remained the same. Igor and I decided to make this dream wedding vision a reality and we started all preparations before the day came.” “We had some guests who came from a different country, that’s why we wanted to find a comfortable location near the sea, where we … [Continue reading]

spring wedding in crimea

Spring wedding cake

The Crimean region of Russia is such a stunning one for all things romance! Today’s wedding inspiration shoot featuring Margarita and Bogdan is set in this very place and at the perfect time of year, spring, when the grass is a fresh and beautiful deep green color and it’s still tourist-free, allowing you all the beautiful backdrops for portraits that you could ever want! This inspiration shoot took place among meadows and amongst flowering trees … [Continue reading]

beauty and the beast inspired wedding

beauty beast wedding

From A & L Events – “Inspired by the classic fairytale, our Beauty and the Beast styled wedding shoot depicts a modern take on the rich and lavish romance that this love story is so famously known for. This portrayal is set on the enchanting grounds of Buhl Mansion located in Sharon, Pennsylvania; the spotlight is on a young, endearing couple who represent many of the same attributes of the tale’s heroine, Belle, and the supposed villain, the Beast!” … [Continue reading]

tips to perfecting your engagement

lab grown diamond engagement rings

It’s time! Yes it’s engagement season and that special girl or guy in your life who has been there by your side and you can’t imagine living without, it’s time to ask them to marry you! The holidays are the perfect time of year to pop the questions. It’s such a festive season with friends and family why not add even more joy? Here are a few tips for you as you prepare to pop the question, from how to secretly find out your beau’s ring size to engagement ring … [Continue reading]

desert festival wedding

Desert festival wedding with bohemian wedding details and style

From Hillary Cam Photography – “We were inspired by the idea of the modern bride who bucks tradition, who’s not afraid to be different and loves the festival scene.” “There is a soft jingle as she moves across the sands. Her ankles adorned in turquoise and silver layered necklaces, the silky sleeves of her dress billow around her in the wind. The shade of the bell tent protects from the scorching sun, it's an oasis in the desert of rolling sand dunes. … [Continue reading]

romantic french-inspired styled shoot

Romantic French-inspired wedding

Called “Romance Isn’t Dead”, the team at Bwedding Invitations wanted to remind couples about the importance of enjoying their special wedding day. Because of all the planning that goes into a wedding, sometimes we get so overwhelmed we forget to bask in the moment. To bring this story to life, we used a variety of colors from pure white to blushing pinks. Set in a stunning Europe-like location – the Mont De Soleil, located in the heart of the … [Continue reading]

san antonio villa garden wedding

San Antonio Villa garden wedding

From Pen & Whistle Design Co. – “The inspiration behind this styled shoot stems from a love of fresh garden hues and the Mexican culture in San Antonio, Texas. We adore this spring color palette which includes pops of yellow and rose while the grounds of this beautiful villa captures the spirit of the rich history of San Antonio perfectly!”    *** Photography: Lucille Photo // Event Planning: Pen & Whistle Design Co. // Floral: The … [Continue reading]

colorful + tropical florida wedding

Colorful, tropical Florida wedding with neon pinks and gold

From K. Vera Events & Design – “This wedding inspiration photo shoot tells the tale of a simple tropical glam style. It has bold colors and is set at a venue that is in the midst of a South Florida nursery sprawling with bamboo and palm trees. It is bright, fun, and tropical with elegant table top details.  it is the perfect laid back destination wedding inspiration.” “The tropical atmosphere of the venue being surrounded by palm trees, as well as … [Continue reading]

a david’s bridal bridesmaids shower

How to throw a shower for your bridesmaids | bridesmaids gifts and decor | David's Bridal Bridesmaids

Bridal showers are a tried and true tradition – but why don’t we spin things on their heads a bit and celebrate all the lovely ladies who have been at your side and cheering your relationship along? Plus, any excuse for a party, right? We love the idea of a shower just for your bridesmaids, to show them how awesome they really are! In this extraordinary bridal shower inspiration shoot David’s Bridal will make your ladies feel at their best with their range of … [Continue reading]

southern floral glam barn wedding

southern wedding

Lilly Pulitzer + Southern Belle + Floral-Glam From Manda Weaver Photography – “We were inspired by the name and aesthetic of the barn. This is not your typical rustic barn. The feminine elements, like the gorgeous chandeliers that hang over the middle of the floor, the neutral palette of the handmade farm tables, and the decorative furniture pieces allowed us to bring in beautiful pops of color for this wedding inspiration shoot.” “The vibrancy of … [Continue reading]

a timeless wedding gift

Timeless wedding gift | Movado Watch from Kay Jewelers

You’ll never forget the day you were married. Having an everyday keepsake that reminds you of that day and the intimacy you share with your loved one is one of the most romantic things we can think of. This elopement editorial shoot shows just that, as we watch a young couple share their most important moments together – saying “I Do” and the gifting of a modern Movado watch from Kay Jewelers to forever remember the best day of your life. It’s the beginning of your … [Continue reading]