Category — Bridal Stylist
We’re so over-the-moon excited to introduce Shop Lovely, our new ready-to-wear online shop. The idea for Shop Lovely came to be after so many of our brides came to us looking for more than just bridal gowns. Our answers to that? Shop Lovely! An online shop where brides, FOBs (friends of brides) and really just any girl in love with all things pretty can shop there little hearts out. Starting with a curated collection of dresses, jumpers, and separates, Shop Lovely is a haven for all things unapologetically pretty. Of course, we Lovely ladies couldn’t wait to get our hands on these pieces so we decided to try out some of the looks around town.
Anne Barge is now having a trunk show at Lovely NYC! As I’m sure you know, I’ve been quite inspired by the outdoors recently and there are beautiful flowers springing up everywhere! Inspired by pink peonies and pale yellow roses, I thought “Jamieson” by Anne Barge is a sweet addition to a spring wedding. For a classic gown, “Jamieson” is very whimsical and feminine. That a-line ball gown will definitely make you feel like a princess, and your prince charming is sure to sweep you off your feet with this One Great Dress!
Bow Ties and Polka Dots are sweet and cute details that make spring come alive.
Look at those handsome men in coral orange details! Nothing but good lookin’, and don’t leave out Fido, he’s a perfect ring bearer.
Anne Barge “Jamieson”/ Coral Gold Earrings/ Flowered Pastel Crown/ White Ribbon Tie Heels/ Three Bauble Necklace/ Polka Dot Bow/ Sweet Yellow Bridesmaid/ Pale Pink Striped Cake Shot by Lane Dittoe/ Fun Banquet Room/ Wild Flowers/ Cat Eye Makeup/ Polka Dot Vintage Dress/ Light Pink Clutch/ Chevron Bow Tie on Pup/ Coral Tie/ Groomsmen in Light Orange
It’s always fun to come across jewelry designers who are doing unique and interesting things with jewelry. When I came across Melissa Joy Manning, I was instantly struck by her twist on the traditional engagement ring. Instead of using the usual white diamond, Melissa Joy Manning sometimes uses black diamonds, or diamonds with color which, in my opinion, are just as beautiful as clear white diamonds. It also helps to know that each piece is handmade in Berkley, California with sources from trusted suppliers who care about social and environmental sustainability.
I also am absolutely in love with her wedding band collection. The thin hammered gold rings are one of my favorites and definitely speak to a more non-traditional couple.
All photos courtesy of Melissa Joy Manning.
I always forget how much I love Steven Allen. Their selection of clothing and accessories mimics exactly how I’d like my closet to look – well edited, ready for the beach, and not so serious. I recently went through their inventory and put together three looks perfect for this summer.
All photos courtesy of Steven Allen.
Ok, so remember the movie, “The Vow,” with Channing Tatum (sigh) and Rachel McAdams (LOVE) and they get married in a museum with like four of their closest friends, even though the museum doesn’t know, and then they get chased out by security, but it was so romantic and prompt to, that you wish you yourself could be as free and so in love that something wild and crazy like this doesn’t seem so wild and crazy?! Ok, maybe that’s a little extreme, and very, well, “movie.” But this is EXACTLY how Elizabeth Dye’s dress, Vertigo, makes me feel! She’s effortless and divine, and a love child, and free…well you get the picture. But of course, if you can’t picture it, yours truly has put together a style post on this One Great Dress to help inspire that spontaneous and totally romantic side of you! Enjoy Lovelies!
“Vertigo” by Elizabeth Dye/ Bright Blue Heel/ Hand Beaded & Wrapped Earrings/ Mint & Gold Clutch/ Blush Loafers/ Boho Jewelry/ Vintage Groom/ Modern Man/ Hipster Groomsmen/ Beautiful Girl/ Bright Blue Lace Dress/ Lovely Lace Flower Girl/ Berries & Pies/ Me & You Coffee Cups/ Outdoor Dining/ Drink Cart/ Boho Lounge/ Succulent Table Cards/ Bright & Cozy Lounge/ Love Stamp Blocks