There’s something about a lace wedding dress that instantly gives an air of refinement, elegance, and delicacy. A bride slipping into a lace gown feels an old-world sense of sophistication. Today we’re sharing more from our time with Madison James in Tulum (see our first two shoots of their wedding dress collections here and here).

The two gowns we’re highlighting today are both designed with stunning lace, but are completely different. The first gown’s single strap allows the leaf-inspired lace pattern to be the focal point of the dress, and the sheath shape simply puddles into a gorgeous train. Plus, can you get enough of that  beaded neckline for a little glamor?

The second dress is definitely one of our favorites. The fluttery sleeves and the low back are stunning features that will ensure all eyes are on you.




Dresses: Madison James | Photography: Meghan Kay Sadler | Creative Direction + Bookings: Emily Newman for Once Wed | Creative Direction + Styling + Hair and Makeup: Joy Thigpen for Once Wed |  Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Venue: Coqui Coqui Vallalodid


Comments (9)

Monique Dykstra | Reply

What a stunning bride– and fabulous photography too.

Danny T | Reply

Gorgeous photos, love the model look with soft subtle poses and lighting – beautiful.

Sara Donaldson | Reply

Ohhhhhh this is utter perfection. Just lovely! Congrats to you Meghan, Emily and Joy for creating such a stunning scene…

Stacy {Woodsy Weddings} | Reply

This is an elegant shoot, the lighting is beautiful. I also love those heels!

Daisy Holman | Reply

What are the earrings the model is wearing in the first picture? they are BEAUTIFUL. Thanks!

Katie | Reply

What is the model’s name?

Sami Jo | Reply

If anyone is selling a used/discounted version of the 1 shoulder dress, I would love to buy it from them!!! I tried it on while dress shopping, and felt stunning in it – however I misread the price tag before I tried it on. It is over budget for me :(

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