Dream Lovely by Girl With a Serious Dream

We think that every bride should feel at her most beautiful on her wedding day, which is only part of the reason why we love the new Dream Lovely collection of bridal robes and accessories by Girl With a Serious Dream. Whether it’s a delicate lace garment, a soft, silk-lined robe for the wedding morning, or a custom French lace veil for the walk down the aisle, we’re sure that you’ll see the delicate elements of wonder and finesse found in every piece.

The Dream Lovely collection was inspired by the lush, intimate nature of the French gardens of Versailles; classic architecture surrounded by fresh, organic greenery under natural sunlight. Each design accentuates the dreamy, playful side of lace and silk, adding in unexpected touches like a wide kimono scalloped sleeve or statuesque French lace hood.

The range of pieces available means that whether you’re more comfortable in a piece that it is modest yet still dreamy, or looking for something risqué with strategically placed lace motifs, you’ll find flattering coverage that playfully masks and reveals your silhouette.

Girl with a Serious Dream designer Anita Aguirre specializes in creating delightful bespoke bridal lingerie and getting ready attire. Handmade in the USA, with a specialty in couture veils and French lace cover-ups, the exquisite attention to detail you’ll see in each piece evokes wedding day creativity and endless possibilities. Luxurious textures, rich colors, and graceful details blend seamlessly to embrace all that makes a bride feel stunning, and we encourage you to view the new collection here to find your perfect piece.

Photography: Michelle March | Flowers: Ever After Event and Floral Design | Rentals: Unearthed Vintage | Hair and Makeup: Makeup By Hiara | Location: Biltmore Hotel in Miami |  Vintage crown: Gossamer Vintage | Model: Lauren Ensley

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02.14.15 / Featured, New Sponsor Blog

Breathtaking Cliffside Engagement

As far as we’re concerned, the only prop needed to ensure your engagement photos are stunning is a breathtaking setting. Molly and Alex’s session from Kyle John Photography certainly checks that off the list, and then some.

Molly shares a bit of their story with us:

Alex originally planned to propose last winter at the end of a hike in Point Reyes, but a surprise rainy day in the midst of California’s drought caused a change in plans (and an indoor proposal). This day, with our photographer Kyle, saw perfect weather and we had a lovely time celebrating our engagement as the sun set over the Pacific. While our wedding next May is in the Midwest, we knew we wanted our engagement photos to reflect our current home in northern California. This location is one of our favorites, with its stunning cliffs, epic views, and beautiful beaches.

Photography: Kyle John Photography | Flowers: Mandolin Flowers | Molly- Informal Dress: ASOS | Shoes: Corso Como, Talia sandals | Formal Top: Free People | Skirt: ASOS | Shoes: Swedish Hasbeens | Alex- InformalPants: Big John | Shirt: Marine Layer | Shoes: Frye | Formal- Pants: Big John | Shirt: Everlane | Blazer: Club Monaco | Shoes: J Crew, Alden
Location: Point Reyes, CA

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02.12.15 / Featured, Wedding Ideas, Wedding Ideas Blog

Magical San Francisco Engagement

You know that your engagement photos are going to be beautiful when your own photographer describes the day as “magical.” Brittney and Ryan’s San Francisco engagement session doesn’t disappoint – from the sweeping views to the warm sunset to the fog rolling over the hills at the end of the day, each image is as breathtaking as the last. Rylee Hitchner’s beautiful film shots show off just what we love most about film photography: a dreamy, calming quality that is inspiring and refreshing at the same time.

Photographer: Rylee Hitchner

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02.11.15 / Featured, Wedding Ideas, Wedding Ideas Blog

EXTENDED! Win A Wedding Photography Package from Christine Donee

As a special Valentine’s day surprise, we’re extending this amazing giveaway from Christine Doneé! Keep reading to find out more on how to enter.

To be entered to win 8 hours of wedding photography with Christine Doneé shot on beautiful film and digital, comment below with your name, email address, and wedding date and venue. Tell us about your story, wedding style, and why you think Christine would be the right photographer for your wedding. Christine will read your stories and pick the winner on February 15th, 2015. 

We have a winner- Sloane Blaire!

*The winner will get proof prints and a flash drive of your photos.

*Travel fees for Christine must be paid up front and Christine will make her own travel arrangements.

02.11.15 / Featured, New Sponsor Blog