poetic rings from betsey sook

Betsey Sook’s ethical and artisan designs are absolute delights. The shapes are delicate, light, simple, and exude effortless elegance. Her rings are playful, whimsical, and even their names are darling! Stardust, Mermaid, and White Diamond Dream… I just love these monikers. Betsey was kind enough to let us interview her about her influences & design […]

lavender vs. blush wedding dresses

Colored wedding dresses are all the rage right now and blush wedding dresses have been stealing the show for a couple of years. But we’ve been seeing some daring ladies don another lovely color: lavender. I wanted to put these two trendy wedding dress colors up against each other and see which would come out […]

sofoly’s wonderland collection

I’m about to nerd out on you ladies in a big way so brace yourselves. One of my majors in college was Russian (and I’m obsessed with all things slavic – thus the profusion of Anna Karenina, Eastern European, & Russian themed wedding inspiration boards) and in order to not forget the language I so […]

otaduy fashion shoot

This gorgeous fashion shoot by Miguel Varona featuring two oustanding Otaduy wedding dresses (the first one from their True Love Collection and the second from the Summer Heart Collection)  is amazing because it also displays two different bridal styles: fun loving & retro and then effortlessly chic. Be sure to let us know which is your favorite look! It’s hard to pick […]

hair pieces, belts & veils from hushed commotion

Sifting through the common and finding the unique in the world of bridal accessories can be a challenge and that’s why I’m so pleased to present Hushed Commotion to you! Hushed Commotion bridal accoutrements are elegant and whimsical, and if you’re seeking the perfect finishing touch for your wedding day look you’ll find it here. These romantic […]

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 […]