March 15, 2022

BB Featured Bride Marisa on Her Romantic Mira Zwillinger Wedding Dress

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Marisa and Josh Wedding – Bride and Groom Portrait – Gotham Hall – Emma McDonald Weddings

Not everyone looks forward to the process of figuring out what they are going to wear down the aisle. “I don’t love playing dress up,” BB Featured Bride Marisa admits. “I actually hated wedding dress shopping.” However, because she stayed true to her understated personal style, Marisa’s experience navigating the deep waters of bridalwear was quick and pain-free. Here, she shares all the details about her breathtakingly romantic Mira Zwillinger dress and wedding day accessories.

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Before even setting foot in a boutique, Marisa had her eye on Mira Zwillinger, the Tel Aviv based bridal label known for designs that combine ethereal embellishment with modern sensibility. “I saw one of their dresses on Instagram and fell in love with it. From that point on, every dress that I saw and liked ended up being by Mira Zwillinger.”
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February 8, 2022

BB Featured Bride Elana On Her Fashion-Forward Wedding Dress By Viktor & Rolf

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Elana and Greg Wedding – Bridal Portrait Bouquet – Angel Orensanz Foundation – Dave Robbins Photography

Until you find ‘the one,’ shopping for a wedding dress can feel like you’re treading through a bottomless sea of white satin, lace, and tulle. “I probably tried on about 75 different dresses,” BB Featured Bride Elana admits. “I knew I wanted something I had never seen before, I wanted it to feel timeless, unique, and memorable.” Her eye for fashion-forward aesthetics led Elana to avant-garde designers Viktor & Rolf, whose Mariage collection offers an artistic interpretation of bridalwear. Here, she shares all the details about her ‘say yes to the dress’ moment and wedding day accessories.
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January 25, 2022

Why Choosing Your Wedding Flowers Early Is Important (And 7 Things You Should Know Before Meeting Your Florist)

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Jewel and Daniel Wedding – Brides Bouquet – Stone Mill New York Botanical Garden – Josh Mccullock

If you are in the midst of planning a wedding, chances are you have put together a To-Do list laying out in detail all that needs to get done before the big event. To-Do lists help organize, prioritize, and track progress. However, when faced with a huge project, we often leave the hardest tasks to the last minute. Doing the easiest, least-time consuming things first gives a sense of accomplishment – until it doesn’t. Dread of what’s to come mounts, becoming heavier as the weeks go by.
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November 2, 2021

Health & Beauty Expert Dayna Hart On How To Achieve A Radiant Bridal Glow (From the Inside Out)

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Jillian & Sean Wedding – Bouquet – Guastavinos – by Joseph Lin

We’ve all been tested this past year and half in ways like never before. For most, the effects on our physical and mental health have been noticeable. The decisions we make regarding body, mind, and spirit become all the more critical during periods of prolonged stress. The path to finding balance in order to achieve and maintain optimal health and beauty feels meandering and plotted with obstacles.

Dayna Hart of Violet Grace can attest to this predicament many women are finding themselves in right now. Dayna founded Violet Grace as “a multidisciplinary beauty and wellness established to integrate time-tested elements of health, healing, and beauty with a practical understanding of the modern cosmetic and wellness industries to enhance the mind, body, and soul.” Clients come to her seeking guidance as they embark on a personal journey to look and feel their best. Since this is a goal of most brides-to-be, we asked Dayna what advice she has for our readers who are in the midst of planning a wedding. Read on to hear what she had to say.
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September 28, 2021

Personal Style: How To Make A Statement With Your Wedding Day Look

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Lianne and Justin Wedding – Brides Dress Detail – The Library Hotel – Liz Andolina Photography

Thumbing through the pages of wedding magazines, we are presented with the portrait of the perfect bride. Wearing an exclusive designer gown and glittering jewels, she shows off her luminous makeup and neatly coiffed hair. Expectations are now set, and the message is clear – this is the standard to which we all should aspire.

Don’t get us wrong, pinning, clipping, and saving images for inspiration is incredibly helpful while starting to envision what you’ll wear at your wedding. But if there is a day to express your truest self, it is the day you get married. We love nothing more than to see a woman take her personal style, and elevate it for the occasion. Trust us, these are the brides who everyone talks about long after she walks down the aisle. From the dress to accessories to flowers, here are ideas to make a statement with your wedding day look.
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September 21, 2021

Christina & Ben Celebrate With A Majestic Reception

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Christina and Ben Wedding – Bride and Groom Kissing – University Club of New York – Christian Oth Studio

 

Christina and Ben arrived at the University Club in grand style, escorted in a 1956 Rolls Royce Phantom. Upon seeing their reception for the first time, the bride says, “It felt like we were no longer in New York City, but had been transported back in time to a palace in Europe.” Here, Christina shares the final chapter in her Real BB Wedding Story. 

 

Christina and Ben Wedding - Bride and Groom - University Club of New York - Christian Oth Studio

Christina and Ben Wedding – Bride and Groom – University Club of New York – Christian Oth Studio


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