As we cherish the last few weeks of spring and near the summer season, it's easy to spend time daydreaming of a beach wedding surrounded by pristine white sand and the sparkling sea. Days are getting longer, and as the weather warms up, the sunlight inspires feelings of romance and nostalgia for summers past. The Summer Loves collection by BHLDN provides bridal inspiration for dreamy sunlit weddings, no matter where you plan on saying "I do." Elegant laces, floral embellishments, and dazzling embroideries and accessories inspired by the romantic whimsy of warm nights, cool breezes, and the blissful ambience of the coast make this collection for brides and bridesmaids utterly romantic. For more wedding dress and bridesmaid dress inspiration, view our photo galleries to see real brides and bridesmaids wearing exquisite gowns at their own celebrations, and find your perfect bridal gown using our Lookbooks. Read More »
With nearly perfect weather and cool, ocean breezes, it's no wonder many couples are traveling to Belize to say, "I do." However, while destination weddings are beautiful, they're often difficult to plan from afar since couples may not know what they're getting until they get there. Thankfully, many destination resorts including Las Terrazas Resort & Residences in Ambergris Caye, Belize, offer both a stateside wedding planner and an onsite coordinator to help keep your pre-wedding jitters to a minimum. The five-star property features breathtaking ocean views, an exquisite infinity-edge pool and poolside bar, and a pristine private beach, making the location magical for couples in love. With the "Paradise" wedding package, brides and grooms receive a tropical wedding ceremony complete with an officiant, a bridal bouquet and a boutonniere for the groom, as well as complimentary wedding-night accommodations for the newlyweds. Host an array of pre-wedding activities for guests during the week, or ... Read More »
Claire Pettibone, who recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of her fashion label, is a leader in creating enchanting bridal gowns from the finest European embroideries and laces. Her romantic designs, which are inspired by vintage fabrics and incorporate delicate lace and floral embellishments, are perfect for brides – like Mark Zuckerberg's beloved Priscilla Chan – who are looking for unique and timeless creations. With a flagship salon that looks as though it's out of a fairy tale in Beverly Hills and a newly launched bridal collection titled Romantique, Claire Pettibone is one of the wedding industry's most influential and romantic bridal designers. Having also recently celebrated her 20th wedding anniversary to husband Guy Toley, she is the perfect person to offer brides advice on fashion, the wedding day, and life-long love. 1. Approach dress shopping with a sense of joy and adventure. If you walk into every salon with the intense pressure of finding ... Read More »
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