August 3, 2021

Courtney & Nathan: A Classically Modern Affair at Tribeca 360°

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Courtney and Nathan Wedding - Bride and Groom Chuppah - Tribeca 360 - Josh Wong Photography

Courtney and Nathan Wedding – Bride and Groom Chuppah – Tribeca 360 – Josh Wong Photography

 

Courtney and Nathan went to the same high school together. “We weren’t high school sweethearts or anything,” Courtney says. It wasn’t until reconnecting after college in 2012 that they started dating. “We had known each other for what seemed like forever. Growing up in the same town as a person, there’s a sense that you share formative experiences and see the world in a similar way. I really felt this with Nathan,” she remembers.

We are excited to introduce Courtney, our BB Featured Bride for August. Courtney and Nathan married on an unforgettable day in June at Tribeca 360°. Here, she shares the first chapter in their Real BB Wedding story.
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July 20, 2021

12 Stunning Bridal Looks From The Fall 2021 Couture Collections

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Chanel - Fall 2021 Couture - via vogue.com

Chanel – Fall 2021 Couture – via vogue.com

While the clothes may be different, designers seemed to be sending a shared message in their fall 2021 couture collections. After a year of Covid-19 impacting production and in some ways, creative enterprise, fashion is back in full force. For us, this revitalization couldn’t be felt more than within the bridal looks being sent down the runway. Top designers Chanel, Elie Saab, Balenciaga, and Zuhair Murad closed out their shows with jaw-dropping wedding dresses. What is so amazing about these designs is that they flirt on the farthest edge of imagination, inspiring us to dream without limitation. From voluminous layered tulle ensembles that seem to carry their own universe to glittering frocks to chic gowns, here are 12 stunning bridal looks from the fall 2021 couture collections.
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July 13, 2021

BB Venues We Love: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Rachel and Seth Wedding - High Centerpiece - Brooklyn Botanical Garden - Julia Newman Photography

Rachel and Seth Wedding – High Centerpiece – Brooklyn Botanical Garden – Julia Newman Photography

The establishment of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden over a century ago paralleled the modern development of New York City. As skyscrapers, paved streets, and bridges grew like weeds, it was nearly impossible to find a soft spread of grass or blooming flower garden. Not much has changed to the concrete jungle that has come to define the cityscape. And thankfully, not much has changed to Brooklyn Botanic Garden since opening in 1911. It continues to be a designated green public space where people can come and get lost in the mesmerizing splendor of nature. It is no wonder then that the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an in-demand venue for couples planning their wedding in New York City.
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July 6, 2021

How To Wear Wedding Hair Flowers: Inspiration From Real BB Brides

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Cammie & Peter wedding - Brides Hair Flowers - Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Nicki Sebastian Photography

Cammie & Peter wedding – Brides Hair Flowers – Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Nicki Sebastian Photography

Choosing the final touches for your wedding day look, you’ve been flirting with the thought of wearing hair flowers. But all the ideas you are finding in bridal magazines and on Pinterest and Instagram seem a bit ‘extra.’ While the floral fantasy headpieces and crowns look incredibly beautiful in fashion editorials, they may come across as ‘over the top’ in real life. You invested so much time, energy, and let’s be honest, money, in finding the perfect wedding dress after all – flower accessories should complement your bridal ensemble rather than distract from it.
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June 29, 2021

4 Wedding Color Palettes To Inspire Your Big Day

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

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

You are not alone if choosing a wedding color palette is proving to be a difficult task. From personal style and the mood you want to set for the celebration to season and venue, there are so many factors that go into pinning down the perfect scheme to decorate your big day. Your color palette influences every detail, especially flowers. Wedding blooms are available in every color of the rainbow. We love talking with clients about the myriad of different shades that can be incorporated into floral decor – white or beige, plum or wine, peach or tangerine, pink or watermelon? Since floral decor plays an important role in color expression, we picked out four eye-catching wedding color palettes based on flowers to help inspire and shape your vision.
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June 22, 2021

Saying Hello To Summer With Real BB Weddings On The Beach

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Jamie and Jasper Wedding - Bride and Groom Kissing - Gurneys Montauk - Pat Furey Photography

Jamie and Jasper Wedding – Bride and Groom Kissing – Gurneys Montauk – Pat Furey Photography

The beach is where it all began for Bride & Blossom. It was Founder Rachel Trimarco’s waterside nuptials that planted the seed, which would eventually grow into a luxury floral design & styling boutique. Rachel visualized the floral landscape for her own wedding. On the morning of, a-bride-to-be walked through the venue and liked the flowers so much that she requested contact information for the florist. That bride became Rachel’s first client.

In the past twelve years since then, the sense of joy and excitement felt as summer begins and weddings head to venues lined with sandy beaches and picturesque seascape views is just as strong. After a year and a half of pandemic lockdown that greatly impacted how we gather and celebrate lifetime events, we are especially looking forward to this upcoming season. In addition to the breathtaking setting, what makes beach venues in the New York City area so alluring is that they offer the look and feel of a destination wedding without all the added planning, stress, and expenses.
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