Known for her romantic, vintage-inspired bridal gowns, designer Claire Pettibone is a favorite among boho-chic brides as well as celebrities – including Nikki Reed – who want to wear a dress that makes them feel feminine and beautiful. The designer's recent couture collection, aptly named Vagabond, celebrates wanderlust, exploration, and travel, making the styles ideal for destination weddings as well as hometown fêtes. The gowns feature layered fabrics, colorful embroideries, and elegant laces that appeal to a wide range of women desiring a wedding dress that makes them feel like a modern bride with a timeless look. Sheer elements, low backs, and embroidered illusion sleeves will be adored by on-trend brides, and flattering silhouettes will appeal to women of all shapes and sizes. Take a look at the new imagery from Claire Pettibone's Vagabond collection, below, which was shot on location in a bohemian paradise that will transport brides-to-be looking for their dream wedding dress to a faraway place that's ... Read More »
Photo by Roey Yohai Photography There seem to be about a million decisions to make when wedding planning, but one that tends to dominate conversation is whether you should have a band or a DJ perform at the reception. Some people are certain there is only one way to go, but both options truly have their own positive attributes that help make a joyous celebration. As with many aspects of your big day, this choice often ultimately comes down to personal preference. However, if you’re really undecided, learning more about each option might help determine which is the best fit for your event. Benefits of a Band: - A boost of energy. It’s hard to beat live vocals when it comes to keeping the crowd pumped up, especially since members of the large ensembles will occasionally interact with your guests. - Something to watch. A live performance is something that can ... Read More »
San Diego-based wedding photographer Paul Barnett is sharing his tips for couples looking to choose the right wedding photographer for their special day. Trusting the physical memories of your wedding day to another person is extremely important since there's only one chance to take all of the images you'd like to have in your album, so hopefully these tips help you make the right decision! Read below for his advice. Photo by Paul Barnett Photographer; Bridal Gown by Ines Di Santo; Planning & Design by EverAfter Events For couples in search of a wedding photographer, I suggest breaking down the criteria into three main items: 1. StyleThis is perhaps the most important criteria. If you as a couple cannot relate to the photographer’s style, their cost and personality are irrelevant. Start by asking yourself two questions in order to determine if the photographer is a good fit. - Will this style of photography stand ... Read More »
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