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. Read More
Linsey Snyder Wachalter, Founder of Face Time Beauty Concierge
If there is one day in your life when you want your makeup and hair to look flawless, it’s the day you walk the aisle. Many of our brides entrust Linsey Snyder Wachalter to get a radiant wedding day glow. At the urging of her father, Linsey set out to make her mark in the beauty industry and she hasn’t looked back since. It was this constant drive and view of every mini-success as a sign to move forward that led Linsey to found Face Time Beauty Concierge. Today, Linsey and her expert team polish and primp clients around the world. Read More
A world champion athlete, royal, celebrity daughter, fashionista, and French musical artist all walked the aisle in Spring 2019. The only thing that the nuptials had in common was they took place at the end of the season. Wearing couture gowns to exchange vows in gorgeous luxury settings around the world, these famous brides all took our breath away. Ranging from classic to bohemian chic to romantic, these weddings were exceptional and expressed each bride’s style and personality beautifully. Simply put, this is what wedding dreams of.
Katherine Schwarzenegger As the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, Katherine Schwarzenegger is as close as it gets to royalty in the US. After a whirlwind engagement, she married actor Chris Pratt in one of the most anticipated weddings of the year so far. The couple made it official in an intimate ceremony at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. Giorgio Armani dressed both bride and groom. While Mr. Pratt’s movies bring in millions at the box office, Katherine, in her custom strapless gown featuring a fitted silhouette and lace train, was the real star here. She finished her classic look with an elegant white floral and greenery bouquet. Read More
We are constantly looking for imaginative ways to use flowers in our weddings. And for our brides, this can mean thinking beyond the bouquet and actually wearing flowers. Styling with florals is guaranteed to bring your big day look to the next level. Who is going to forget the bride who walked down the with freshly picked roses adorning her hair? From hair accessories to jewelry, we’ve rounded up the most gorgeous ideas for wearing flowers at your wedding.
Wedding Flower Crown
Let’s start with the most obvious – the flower crown. This onetime boho accessory has evolved and can work with any bridal style. Verdant greenery accented with berries and petite flowers radiates organic beauty. Make a romantic statement with voluminous, petal soft peonies and roses. A delicate ring of waxflowers is perfect a summer countryside wedding. Read More
Rashna & Sean Wedding – Bride – Bronx Zoo – Dideo Films Photography
The dress, jewelry, and flowers, – these are the elements that make up a bride’s armor so to speak. She chooses each with the utmost thought and care as they define how she wants to look and feel on the biggest day of her life. This is particularly true for the woman getting married in a traditional Indian wedding. Here, our BB Featured Bride Rashna talks about her ceremonial attire and accessories.
Bridal Attire, Henna, & Jewelry
When it came time to start searching for what she was going to wear at her wedding, Rashna got to skip the usual process of jumping from appointment to appointment at the local bridal boutiques. She explains, “My wedding dress had to be a traditional South Indian kanjeevaram saree. But I was lucky, because I was able to pick out my colors.” She chose a stunning jewel tone yellow and orange saree decorated with gold accents. Read More
Hilary & Brad Wedding – Bride Bouquet Chuppah – Plaza Hotel – Hechler Photographers
Hilary made clear her plans for a lavish New York wedding right from the very start. Such an occasion calls for a remarkable dress. “Everyone tried to convince me to wear a ball gown since I was going to be a princess at The Plaza. But I knew that wasn’t me. I am much more one to show off my girlish figure,” she says with a laugh. Here, Hilary talks about her gorgeous Rivini wedding dress and bridal personals.
Part 2: Wedding Dress & Personals
“I always envisioned trying on a dress and just knowing – that is exactly what happened!” recalls Hilary. Finding ‘the one’ took some time though. Hilary had already made a few visits to the bridal salon prior to meeting her mom and sister there one afternoon. “I knew that I needed to have them with me, to see it and fall in love too. When I walked out of the dressing room in the Rivini gown, we all just knew.” Read More