June 12, 2018

Featured Bride Jean On Her Breathtaking Monique Lhuillier Dress & Wedding Personals

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Jean & Bryan Wedding - Bride & Bridesmaids - Bronx Post Office - by Karen Wise

Jean & Bryan Wedding – Bride & Bridesmaids – Bronx Post Office – by Karen Wise

 

Some brides-to-be know exactly what style of wedding dress they want. While others start their search with no idea at all. Then there are those, like our featured bride Jean, who go in with a set look in mind and completely surprise themselves with what they end up wearing down the aisle.

Part 2: Saying Yes To The Dress & Personals

Once the venue and date were confirmed, Jean had only four months to look for a dress. Because of her busy schedule and short timeline, she sometimes attended bridal salon appointments alone and her sisters and mother joined whenever possible. One afternoon, she and her oldest sister, Joanne, made another visit to Monique Lhuillier on the Upper East Side. The esteemed fashion designer is known for her frothy tulle skirts, dramatic silhouettes, and decorative flourishes. Jean, on the other hand, envisioned herself wearing something classic and simple, but with a modern sensibility. So when her sister pointed out the Fleur gown, she didn’t think much of it at first. “I would never have chosen the dress for myself. It was completely the opposite of what I ever pictured myself in!” says Jean. The blush colored design featured a voluminous, multi-tiered ball gown skirt and strapless lace top. “After trying the dress on for my mother and other sisters, it was clear this was the one.” Jean accessorized her stunning gown with a cathedral length veil, also by Monique Lhuillier, and Ferragamo patent leather sandals.
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June 8, 2018

The Ultimate Guide To Summer Bridesmaid Style

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Becca and Dave Wedding - Brideghampton Tennis & Surf Club - Bride - Bridesmaides - Bouquets - photography by Andre Maier

Becca and Dave Wedding – Brideghampton Tennis & Surf Club – Bride – Bridesmaides – Bouquets – photography by Andre Maier

 

One of the best things about having a summer wedding is that the season offers a fresh outlook on bridal style. Today, we are focusing on bridesmaids. You’ve known these ladies forever. They know exactly what to say when the stress of wedding planning gets overwhelming. With their guidance and support, you feel reassured that nothing can go wrong when the big day arrives. They are your girl squad. So of course, you want them looking and feeling good at your summer wedding too! From dresses to bouquets to accessories, here’s how to bring beauty, elegance, and fun to bridesmaid summer style.
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May 21, 2018

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry: A Royal Wedding Like Never Before

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Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Wedding Portrait - Photo by Alexi Lubomirski - via vogue.com

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Wedding Portrait – Photo by Alexi Lubomirski – via vogue.com

 

From the bride and her dress to the music, decor, and guest list, the royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was full of firsts and delightful surprises. As expected, it was a grand event of poise and pageantry. But at the same time, the couple found ways to make their nuptials feel intimate, personal, and full of sentiment. Watching along with the rest of the world, we still sensed that Meghan and Harry had created a day for themselves, one that they will be able to look back on years from now knowing that they did it out of love and commitment to each other rather than to meet protocol and expectations. And as we learn new details, the idea that this was a royal wedding like never before becomes all the more true.
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April 26, 2018

Gorgeous Gowns From The Spring Bridal 2019 Collections

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Ines di Santo - Spring Bridal 2019 Collection

Ines di Santo – Spring Bridal 2019 Collection

It’s no secret that we at Bride & Blossom have a passion for fashion. In fact, getting to see our gorgeous brides walk down the aisle in gowns by the likes of Vera Wang, Galia Lahav, and Ines di Santo is one of the best perks of the job! Top designers recently unveiled their bridal collections for spring 2019 and we have been swooning ever since. There was something for every bridal style from showstopping ball gowns to classic silhouettes to fashion forward ensembles. And with the royal wedding at the back of everyone’s mind, it’s impossible not to think about which of these designs would be best suited for Meghan Markle. So without further ado, here are the favorite looks for the upcoming season handpicked by Bride & Blossom.
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April 11, 2018

Featured Bride Sophia On Her Showstopping Galia Lahav Wedding Dress

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Sophia & Sam Wedding - Bride - Tribeca 360 NYC - by Shira Weinberger

Sophia & Sam Wedding – Bride – Tribeca 360 NYC – by Shira Weinberger

 

Finding your wedding dress can be a daunting task. You want to feel and look beautiful as soon as you put it on. You want the dress to be something you can’t stop thinking about even while sifting through rack after rack of other beautiful designs. Ultimately, you want what you wear down the aisle to represent you. Today, we talk with our featured bride Sophia about the moment she knew when to say “yes to the dress.”

Part 2: Wedding Gown & Personals

Like many brides-to-be, Sophia began the search for her wedding dress online. The worldwide web can be an overwhelming place, especially when looking for something that means so much to you. Sophia had an easier time than most though. “I spent a lot of time on the Internet looking for wedding dresses and found one that I kept going back to. As I went through the trying on process, it was the one that I would always compare the other dresses to. It didn’t take long before I knew that that first dress was the one for me.”
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December 21, 2017

Something Blue: A Creative Take on Wedding Tradition

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Dear Brides-to-Be, you are about to be handed a long list of wedding traditions, which you’ll be expected to take care of. And at the top is “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” The first three clauses of the bridal good luck rhyme are easy to nail – family and friends will be showering you with heirlooms and tokens once the engagement news breaks. But that last one, something blue, can be a little tricky. And what does it even mean exactly?

We did some digging and something blue stands for “purity, love, and fidelity,” principles you definitely want going in to your wedding day. For the bride in need of inspiration for her something blue, here are some of our favorite creative takes on the wedding tradition.
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