cortana unveils their 2015 collection

I’ve been such a fan of wedding dresses from Spanish design house Cortana for so long now it’s such an immense honor to unveil their new 2015 collection to you here today! Cortana’s bridal collection is a collection for women who strive for excellence; those ladies who appreciate quality craftsmanship down to the smallest detail, […]

monochromatic and romantic

It’s no secret that monochromatic weddings are my favorites! It’s really hard to go wrong with a classic and timeless color palette of subtle blues, white, gray, and khaki. While pulling this wedding inspiration board I kept thinking of a destination wedding somewhere along the Adriatic Coast. It fits! A simple and chic cake, lace-trimmed […]

romantic french boho elopement

There is little that can top the romance of a French-style bohemian elopement set against the gorgeous backdrop of a countryside chateau. Designed perfectly by Monique of French Wedding Style (who else?!) and captured by Cat Hepple Photography – the mix of boho and elegant details is breathtaking. From Monique at French Wedding Style – “I wanted […]

summer wedding in italy

Summer weddings in Europe have to be some of the prettiest weddings out there. This inspiration board is inspired by the fashionable, yet laid-back vibe of a destination wedding in Italy! Of the many lovely details in this inspiration board I particularly love the bride’s dress. It’s a fashion-forward way to dress for your wedding, […]

spellbinding barcelona bridals

How fitting! After yesterday’s modern industrial shoot today’s bridal inspiration session takes place in an old industrial complex in beautiful Barcelona, Spain. Styled by the lovely Esther of Belle & Chic and photographed by both Marcos Sanchez and Roberto Ramos of The Lone Riders, this shoot has a darkly romantic look to it that’s spellbinding. From […]

spanish wedding inspiration shoot

Everlasting Love Photography proves that you can add some stylish, international flavor to your big day no matter where you are. With beautifully bold floral designs, an epic cake, and a hundred other details to adore – you’d never guess that this Spanish wedding inspiration shoot took place in Iowa! From Everlasting Love Photography – […]

enchanting ballerina-themed wedding

Inspired by Edgar Degas’ chalk pastel paintings of ballet dancers, today’s enchanting ballerina-themed wedding inspiration shoot from Melanie Gabrielle is brimming with romance, art, movement, beauty and a unique juxtaposition of impressionist influences against Ann Norton’s avant-garde garden statues – the effect is mesmerizing! From Melanie Gabrielle – “I am and have always been inspired […]

colorful centerpiece with ranunculuses and roses

Today’s floral design shoot is such a special one. Sara of Hoje é Especial lives in northern Portugal with her husband Filipe and they’re on the hunt for an old, charming building to restore. During their search they came across a beautiful railway station and it inspired today’s centerpiece design! It truly showcases the motto […]

unique beach wedding inspiration shoot

Normally when I think of the UK I don’t think beach weddings, but today’s inspiration shoot from Sarah Falugo has completely changed that. Set on the north coast of Cornwall in England, this stunning editorial has a preppy yet modern vibe that works SO well with a beautiful, unique coastal setting! The beautiful and structural […]

house of mooshki

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 […]

german folktale editorial

Set at Burg Graefgenstein – a 13th century castle near Dusseldorf in Germany, this stylish bohemian wedding inspiration shoot from Vicki Grafton Photography was among my favorites in the first edition print issue of Magnolia Rouge Magazine! Dreamed up to take place during her stay in Germany with Stefanie Kapra Photography, this editorial is overflowing with […]

colorful bohemian wedding

With young and fun bohemian style, today’s colorful inspiration shoot from Carmen and Ingo Photography is overflowing with unique and artsy design details! Created as part of their Candi Wedding Workshop series – this shoot’s bohemian vibe is youthful and chic at the same time. Some of my favorite creative details are the paper table […]

true romance editorial from otaduy

Spanish design house Otaduy always blends romance and a bohemian spirit into their wedding dresses in the most unusual way. They’ve definitely got a style all their own and today’s editorial shoot titled True Romance from Dias de Vino y Rosas Photography puts that unique, one-of-a-kind vibe on full display. Is it just me or […]

spanish style bridal inspiration

Today’s Spanish style bridal inspiration shoot from Blue Rose Photography is all kinds of gorgeous. It goes from sassy to classy with a dash of romance right in the middle of it! The hair and makeup by Shyn Midili of Pacific Brides Mobile Makeup Artistry in this first (sassy) portion of the shoot is inspired […]

inspired by portuguese tiles

The Mediterranean region is so effortlessly glamorous and today’s shoot from Branco Prata and Karson Butler Events epitomizes that easy elegance. Conceptualized around Portuguese tile designs, this mini-shoot has a breezy charm that’s simply irresistible! The hand-painted tiles on the wedding cake are incredible and the floral design on those chiavari chairs will forever be […]

bridal portraits on the streets of venice

For this beautiful bridal inspiration shoot photographer Katy Lunsford travelled to Venice with Claire Pettibone’s stunning Constance gown in tow. The flooded streets create a sense of romance and the early morning light plays delightfully with the textures and tones of this enchanting city and creamy lace of the wedding dress. To capture a sense […]