Today’s blog post is borrowed from an earlier guest post I did for Bloomed to Last by blogger Kristi Richardson entitled “The Bridesmaid Luncheon“. “Marry Month of May” is a play on words from the original poem by Thomas Dekker, … Continue reading
Over the weekend we felt the approach of a wet winter… well in Sydney we did. I was happy to get into my warm office this morning to this ahhh-mazing wedding that celebrates the rain. I adore how this couple play with the rain and allows it to only enhance their style and fun through the wedding shoot. The talented Naomi V Photography shot these beautiful photos and captured the couple’s fun personalities and the excitement of the day.
Megan and Brad had almost been together for 10 years when Brad popped the question to Megan, whilst they were on, what Megan describes as a “Christmas holiday from hell.” It doesn’t sound great but Brad’s proposal wasn’t only filled with love, it also had a sprinkling of magic it seems.
Megan describes the proposal, “The weather was horrible and I had the heaviest head cold in the world. Brad was…
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Less is always more.
“For those who favour a spare aesthetic, a minimal wedding gown can be utter perfection. A Minimalist adores any version of clean, straightforward design with little or no excess. While her clothes may often appear deceivingly simple, they are frequently anything but. True Minimalism requires a certain complexity of design and detail. It takes a confident individual to look minimal at her own celebration. Because a woman feels her most effusive just before a wedding, the bride who chooses a pared-down affect must maintain the discipline to edit when it can be so easy to add. For the right woman, a subtle wedding gown can make a powerful fashion statement. The unique appeal of a Minimalist lies in her purity of vision and the discipline to follow her convictions.”
– Vera Wang on Weddings.
Featured wedding gown: One-sleeved bias silk jersey ruched column wedding gown.
There appears to be a new trend for high-low hems as featured here in Monique Lhuillier’s Fall 2012 Garland Platinum Collection. An ivory sweetheart, strapless embellished chantilly corset bodice with natural waist and embroidered organza high-low hem skirt. Garland horsehair sash with embellished ends. Brooke brooch with crystals and embroidery.
Available from http://www.moniquelhuillier.com
This save-the-date will guarantee to grab your guest’s attention. It was inspired by Albert Lamorisse’s short film, The Red Balloon. Once inflated, the piece reveals all event information and sets the desired tone with humor and playfulness. Designed by Office Optimist.
Every time I see this wedding, I am reminded of how beautiful French-inspired decor is. Something about those crisp whites, warm creams and blushes, mixed with crystal and gold are perfect for creating a mighty sophisticated event. The couple, Casey and Adrian, played up the theme as well by incorporating some great details into their wardrobes (I can’t get over the top hat!). Shannon Kennedy, the wedding planner, whose “modern romantic” touch certainly made the couple’s dreams really come to light, has more to say about the couple:
“Casey and Adrian were married in Toronto, Ontario in November 20, 2011. Hosted in the historic King Edward Hotel, their intimate ceremony and reception was filled with friends and family from around the world. With only six weeks to plan, Casey and Adrian’s wedding was full of romance and personal details. Mazel tov!”
By the way, is that venue not absolutely breathtaking? According to Toronto…
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Deeply rooted in tradition but reaching out towards the challenges of modernity, Alessandro Angelozzi, a young fashion designer who launched the “Alessandro Couture” brand in 2000, works, plays, and has fun with bridal haute couture, reinventing it season after season. The strength of this line stems from the designer’s understanding of what women really like.
Atelier Diagonal is part of designer house, Pronovias. The collection features elegant dresses in quality fabrics. Atelier Diagonal’s Spanish designs are feminine and elegant yet very much for the modern bride. Their new beautiful collection focuses on it’s feminine cuts and flower detail set to be a big trend for 2012.