September 17, 2019

Yani & Divinity’s Exchange Vows In An Intimately Beautiful Ceremony

Yani & Divinity Wedding - Bride and Bride Bouquet - Liberty House - Studio A Images

Yani & Divinity Wedding – Bride and Bride Bouquet – Liberty House – Studio A Images

 

Yani and Divinity saw their wedding as a continuation of their love story, a chapter that they could fully share with family and friends. “We decided to have an unplugged ceremony. Everyone’s commitment to stay present and the LOVE we felt during the ceremony as we read our vows was incredibly overwhelming.”  Here, BB Featured Bride Yani talks about the couple’s intimately beautiful outdoor ceremony overlooking the Manhattan skyline.

Part 3: Ceremony & Archway

As guests made their way to Liberty House’s picturesque gardens for the ceremony, they were welcomed with music being played by a 4-piece string quartet. With a painterly blue sky, the day couldn’t have been more perfect for saying “I Do.”
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September 17, 2019

The Gorgeous Celebrity Brides of Summer 2019

Katharine McPhee David Foster Wedding - via vogue.com

Katharine McPhee David Foster Wedding – via vogue.com

 

With the start of fall just days away, we have been reflecting on the summer wedding season. And when it comes to luxury bridal fashion, flowers, and venues, the famous brides who walked the aisle this past season ignited our hearts and imaginations. Their highly anticipated nuptials took place at a French château, London church, English cathedral, and exclusive Hawaiian hotel. While these weddings were spectacularly lavish in every way possible, they were also a beautiful expression of each bride’s unique style and personality.

Katharine McPhee
Katharine McPhee and David Foster’s much-discussed courtship culminated with the couple exchanging vows at the Church of St. Yeghiche in South Kensington in late June. The Actress-singer wore a gorgeous custom Zac Posen dress featuring a ballgown silhouette, sweetheart neckline, and layer upon layer of striped tulle skirt. She accessorized with a dramatic cathedral veil and soft colored floral and greenery bouquet. The ceremony décor of lush, bright blooms created a striking contrast against the church’s ornate interior. For the post-ceremony celebrations, which took place at a private club, the bride changed into a silk cocktail dress, also by Zac Posen. Reception florals had a decadent, English garden feel with verdant greenery embellished with white and green roses and hydrangea.
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September 10, 2019

BB Featured Bride Yani On Her Custom Lee Petra Grebenau Dress

Yani & Divinity Wedding - Bride - Liberty House - Studio A Images

Yani & Divinity Wedding – Bride – Liberty House – Studio A Images

 

As a top performing artist who has taken the biggest stages around the world, Yani is used to getting dressed up. Wearing showstopping ensembles is part of the job. So when it came time to look for a wedding dress, she set out to find something that would exceed any costume she had ever worn before. This was true for Divinity as well. “We both knew that we wanted custom pieces made,” Yani says. Here, she shares the details on her gorgeous Lee Petra Grebenau gown and bridal personals.
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September 10, 2019

Fall Wedding Décor Ideas That Celebrate The Season’s Romantic Side

Fall Wedding Moon Gate - via stylemepretty.com

Fall Wedding Moon Gate – via stylemepretty.com

 

As a wedding florist, we have much to be excited for heading into the fall. This time of the year has a particular air about it, which can be sensed in nature’s dark and moody turn as the days get shorter, colder, and quieter. And as the season changes, so does wedding décor. Soft hues and flirty accents give way to richer palettes and natural elements. When it comes to styling and design, autumn has much more to offer than pumpkins, orange, and Halloween (though there is nothing wrong with incorporating any of these themes into your big day!) From pretty bouquets to jaw-dropping ceremony backdrops to lavish tablescapes, we’re sharing gorgeous fall wedding décor ideas that celebrate the season’s romantic side.
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September 3, 2019

Yani & Divinity: Organic Romance at Liberty House

Yani & Divinity Wedding - Bride and Bride Archway - Liberty House - Studio A Images

Yani & Divinity Wedding – Bride and Bride Archway – Liberty House – Studio A Images

 

Not many couples can say that the world’s biggest superstar brought them together. Yani and Divinity met while touring the world with Beyonce on The Beyonce Experience in 2007. “Divinity was her bass player and I was one of her dancers,” Yani says. Achieving that level of professional-artistic success requires talent and dedication. She continues, “Divinity’s very passionate, focused and disciplined – qualities that I also see in myself. We connected on that level. And she has a great smile.”

We are excited to introduce Yani, our Bride & Blossom Featured Bride for September. Yani and Divinity exchanged vows on a picture-perfect day at Liberty House. Here, she shares the first chapter in their Real BB Wedding story.
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September 2, 2019

Pretty Wedding Decor Ideas With Alstroemeria Flowers

Alstroemria Wedding Bouquet - via weddingchicks.com

Alstroemria Wedding Bouquet – via weddingchicks.com

 

We are often asked about filler flowers – the background blooms that help bring a wedding bouquet or centerpiece to life. One of our favorites for late summer/early fall is the alstroemeria, also known as the Peruvian Lily. With three to five blooms per stem, spotted petals, and an exotic look, it has a bit more character than other fillers. Color availability ranges from white and blush to unique bi-colors to vibrant orange, pink, red, and purple.

The alstroemeria was named after its discoverer, Baron Claus von Astromer, a Swedish naturalist who happened upon the bloom while collecting seeds in Spain in 1753. In the language of flowers, it symbolizes friendship, devotion, and following your dreams. In addition to beauty and style, if the meaning of your wedding flowers is important to you, then the alstroemeria is an excellent choice to have around on the big day.
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