September 3, 2019

Yani & Divinity: Organic Romance at Liberty House

Yani & Divinity Wedding - Bride and Bride Archway - Liberty House - Studio A Images

Yani & Divinity Wedding – Bride and Bride Archway – Liberty House – Studio A Images

 

Not many couples can say that the world’s biggest superstar brought them together. Yani and Divinity met while touring the world with Beyonce on The Beyonce Experience in 2007. “Divinity was her bass player and I was one of her dancers,” Yani says. Achieving that level of professional-artistic success requires talent and dedication. She continues, “Divinity’s very passionate, focused and disciplined – qualities that I also see in myself. We connected on that level. And she has a great smile.”

We are excited to introduce Yani, our Bride & Blossom Featured Bride for September. Yani and Divinity exchanged vows on a picture-perfect day at Liberty House. Here, she shares the first chapter in their Real BB Wedding story.
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August 20, 2019

Heather & Amos Exchange Vows In A Romantic Sky-High Ceremony

Heather & Amos Wedding - Chuppah Ceremony - William Vale - Jovon Photography

Heather & Amos Wedding – Chuppah Ceremony – William Vale – Jovon Photography

 

A chance Saturday brunch in Williamsburg, Brooklyn ended with Heather and Amos finally making the biggest decision in their wedding planning process. “We wanted our wedding to feel fresh and memorable,” says Heather. “We also love the water and wanted to incorporate a water element in some way.” With its luxury rooftop offering breathtaking views of the East River and Manhattan, the William Vale had everything this modern couple was looking for in a wedding venue. Here, Heather talks about her and Amos’ romantic ceremony high in the sky.
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August 13, 2019

BB Featured Bride Heather On Her Breathtaking Pronovias Wedding Dress

Heather & Amos Wedding - Bridal Portrait - William Vale -Jovon Photography

Heather & Amos Wedding – Bridal Portrait – William Vale -Jovon Photography

 

Finding a dress can prove to be a difficult task for any bride-to-be, even those who have had wedding dreams since childhood. “I am not the best shopper,” Heather says with a laugh. “And I had no idea how to look ‘bridal’ without looking like I was wearing my Grandmother’s crochet.” Any fears of looking like a lace handkerchief were quickly put to rest during a visit to Kleinfeld Bridal. Here, Heather talks about her breathtaking Pronovias dress and bridal personals.

Part 2: Wedding Dress & Personals

With no clear idea of what to wear down the aisle, Heather enlisted the people whose opinion she trusted most for guidance. Everyone met for her appointment at Kleinfeld and Heather explained what she wanted and didn’t want to the stylist. After trying on about eight dresses, she had her “say yes to the dress” moment. She looks back, “As soon as I put my leg in the gown, I knew it was ‘the one.’ I felt like myself. When I walked out of the dressing room, they all confirmed what I already knew. And that was it!”
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August 6, 2019

Heather & Amos: ‘In Full Bloom’ At The William Vale

Heather & Amos Wedding - Bride Groom Bouquet Chuppah - William Vale - Jovon Photography

Heather & Amos Wedding – Bride Groom Bouquet Chuppah – William Vale – Jovon Photography

 

When Heather first met Amos the Thursday before Memorial Day in 2008, she knew there was something special about him. “I work in the spirits industry and was doing a tasting in the Hamptons during the holiday weekend. I told him that in order for us to have a first date, he would have to get himself a hotel room out there. Finding a hotel in the Hamptons around Memorial Day is near impossible, especially on such short notice. But, somehow, he did it! That really gave me insight into the kind of person Amos is.”
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July 30, 2019

Make Your Ceremony Unforgettable With These Beautiful Wedding Arch Ideas

Jewel & Daniel Wedding - Wedding Ceremony Arch - New York Botanical Garden - Josh McCullock Photography

Jewel & Daniel Wedding – Wedding Ceremony Arch – New York Botanical Garden – Josh McCullock Photography

 

For many couples, the wedding arch will be the focus element of their ceremony. Serving as the backdrop for the moment when your life together will be forever changed, it should say something about the both of you, your love, personality, and style. We’ve had the pleasure of working with couples to create unforgettable displays that set the scene for saying “I Do.” And when it comes to designing a wedding arch, anything goes in terms of shape, materials, and floral styling.
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July 25, 2019

Interview With Dan Angeli – Live Event & Wedding Painter

Dan Angeli - Live Event & Wedding Painter - courtesy of artist

Dan Angeli – Live Event & Wedding Painter – courtesy of artist

 

Imagine having your most cherished wedding moment captured forever as an original work of art. New York based artist Dan Angeli does just that, creating live wedding paintings that couples can enjoy for years to come. We were first introduced to Dan and his work when he painted at BB Featured Bride Ashley’s wedding at The Green Building. After hearing Ashley rave about the painting that he made for her and wife Tiffany, we couldn’t wait to feature the artist in our Industry Influencer Interview series.

Here, Dan talks about his artistic beginnings and fine art background, how a one-time request to paint at a friend of friend’s wedding lead to a successful career as live event painter, and the artists who most inspire him.
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