One of the best things about being a floral designer in New York City is working with brides who incorporate their own special traditions into their wedding day. The chuppah, a significant feature of a Jewish ceremony symbolizing the home of the soon-to-be married couple, lets a bride be creative and express their personality and style. This week, we talked with our featured bride Marianna about her jaw-dropping chuppah and how she felt on her wedding day.
Marianna & Peter Wedding – Ceremony Aisle Chuppah – Mandarin Oriental New York – Fred Marcus Studio
Part 3: The Ceremony
As guests took their seats for the ceremony, all eyes were on the stunning scene before them. Anticipation was mounting because in just a few moments, the bride and groom would join together under an enchanted display of suspended blooms. Read More
Winter may be pretty to look at. But with the freezing temps, wind, and spending hours indoors in a dry, heated environment, this time of year wreaks havoc on our skin. Planning a winter wedding is stressful enough. The last thing you want to deal with is a dull, flaky complexion.
We’ve had the pleasure of watching our brides look and feel their best at the hands of some New York City’s finest wedding make up artists. Who better to give winter skincare advice than the experts?! Here they share their must-have products, and Dos and Don’ts for achieving glowing skin on your wedding day. Read More
Wedding flowers evoke a sense of celebration. One of the most expressive ways to set the mood and style of your wedding is through color. We can’t think of anyone more qualified to dish advice on color than our very own Elianna Phelps. With a background in fine art, Elianna brings her expert knowledge of color theory, form, and composition to wedding floral design and styling. And after working in the luxury wedding industry for over half a decade, she’s helped numerous NYC brides realize their perfect wedding colors and style. Here, Elianna talks about all the creative and unique ways to incorporate gorgeous color into your big day! Read More
When it comes to weddings, what we really want to know about are the pretty details like the dress, shoes, and jewelry, and all those personal touches a bride adds to make her wedding day extra meaningful! This week we spoke to our featured bride Marianna about all the care that went into picking her gorgeous Vera Wang gown!
Marianna & Peter Wedding – Bridal Portrait – Vera Wang Dagmar Dress – Mandarin Oriental New York – Fred Marcus Studio
Part 2: Gown & Personals
When we asked Marianna about saying yes to the dress, she told us, “I knew I wanted a classic Vera Wang sweetheart ball gown. I only tried on four dresses, and the last dress was the one I went with. I immediately fell in love with the classic design and long bridal train. I knew it was the perfect dress because I felt like a princess.” Not many brides-to-be have it this easy in the hunt for a wedding dress. But take just one look at Marianna wearing her breathtaking Dagmar gown by Vera Wang and you can tell that it was meant to be. She completed her bridal attire with a sweeping cathedral veil, also from Vera Wang’s Iconic Wedding Collection. Read More
As one of our favorite wedding flowers of the season, we thought it would be nice to feature the anemone as the first BB Bloom in Spotlight for 2018. With its striking, black center and delicate petals, it’s no wonder brides choose to incorporate the anemone into wedding floral decor. And as designers, we love this bloom’s versatility. From simple and classic to whimsical garden to romantic elegance, the anemone can be used in just about any style of wedding. It offers a spectrum of pretty colors ranging from crisp white (the most popular) and blush to purple, burgundy, red, and pink. Read More
We always look forward to the fresh start that comes with a new year! We’ve decided to take a new approach to presenting you with our weddings on our blog. Each month, we’ll feature a new Bride & Blossom bride, and take you through her wedding journey from start to finish over a series of posts. Our hope is that our dear readers will get to know our beautiful brides more and see what makes each Bride & Blossom wedding so special and unique from the next!
Marianna & Peter Wedding – Bride & Groom – Bouquet – Mandarin Oriental New York – Fred Marcus Studio