May 11, 2015

Colorful Inspiration at Gran Electrica With CassiClaire

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We had so much fun creating bright, colorful summer bouquets and floral arrangements for a wedding inspiration shoot at Gran Electrica in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The vibrant colors of durga-kali’s bridesmaid dresses were perfect wedding-flower inspiration.

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CassiClaire DurgaKali Floral Arrangement

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Our thanks go to durga-kali for arranging and styling this shoot, and for inviting us to get involved. More to come on the uniquely clever design of these gorgeous bridesmaid dresses!

Photographer: Cassi Claire
Venue: Gran Electrica
Dresses & Planning: durga-kali
Hair & Makeup: Katie Arbore
Table Cards: Corkbuds
Vintage Taxi: Checker Cab NYC

More of this wedding inspiration shoot:

Desiree Hartsock (Beautiful lifestyle and wedding blog, by someone you’ll recognize from The Bachelor!)
Bright Colorful Wedding Inspiration from the very talented photographer

Categories: Blog, Featured Venue, Floral Arrangements and Decor Advice, Luxury Wedding Expertise

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September 26, 2014

Golden Autumn Weddings

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Yellow mokara orchids

 

Everything glows in the golden light of autumn sunshine. If you’re planning a fall wedding, consider choosing a deep yellow like goldenrod, marigold or mustard as part of your color palette.

One beautiful way to work with a strong, striking shade is to use unusual blossoms while keeping the color scheme very simple. In this wedding, we used an abundance of bright yellow orchids for the bridesmaids’ bouquets, miniature yellow calla lilies for the groomsmen, and for the adorable flower girl, we made a perfectly round bouquet of yellow mums. Each mum held a tiny pearl in its center. For the bride, we stuck to white. Read More

Categories: Blog, Floral Arrangements and Decor Advice

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August 1, 2014

Bridesmaids 2.0

While those who we might choose as our bridesmaids at our weddings may not change with the seasons, the trending wedding apparel we see for bridesmaids is always transforming. The choices are dazzling and endless. For that reason, narrowing down how you make your choices, and being aware of what your bridesmaids may want and need, is a decision that requires some extra consideration.

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Firstly, you want your bridesmaids to feel beautiful in what they are wearing.  The dresses should be flattering and comfortable. No amount of makeup or jewelry can complete a look more than confidence and appeal. One stylistic element that works on just about everyone is ruching. Ruching’s diagonal pattern brings the focus of the eye inward, creating a stream-lined silhouette.

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Categories: Blog, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Must Read Bridal Advice

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July 25, 2014

Pretty in (Grown-Up) Pink

 

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Pink is not just for little girls. I am sure you already knew that, but it bears repeating! As Aerosmith says, “pink is the color of passion… and today, it just goes with the fashion.” So what about incorporating pink into your wedding? Concerned it will be too trite?

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With the focus on the vintage-look, pink has really made a comeback as true sophisticated color that can be perfect for weddings.

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Now what if you wanted to do a more traditional and fancy wedding? Or, what if you wanted to incorporate brighter or richer hues of pink than those that are the main-stay of the vintage look? There are ways to do this without succumbing to the days of Molly Ringwald Fashion Pictures Photos(unless you would want that look), or with your flower girls and bridesmaids looking they are wearing the same outfits designed for a preschool tea-party (unless you would want that look as well- no judgements here). Read More

Categories: Blog, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Wedding Fashion

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