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One Great Dress – Sneak Peak At A Katie May Design

As a sneak peak to a special upcoming trunk show at our Lovely New York, I thought a styled post on the “Princeville” gown by the talented designer Katie May, would do nicely. We will hear more from Katie next week in my interview with her, but in the meantime, here is One Great Dress from the “lovely” Katie May.

Many ways of course, as we all know, to style one gown. With the “Princeville” gown, I decided to let the dress guide me, and chose simplistic elements of sweet white flowers, elegant drop earrings, and soft hair styles. And with that dramatic low back, a rustic atmosphere compliments the glamour well.¬†

“Princeville” gown by Katie May/ Chignon Hairstyle/ Black & White Glamour/ One Sided With Curls/ Diamond Drop Earrings/ Matching Jewels/ One Drop Diamonds/ Peonies Bouquet/ Babies Breath/ Angelic Flower Girl/ Seating Cards/ Rustic Tablescape/ Outdoor Inspiration

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Nicole Miller & The Jazz Age

As you can see, The Great Gatsby has certainly made an impact on our modern world as a fad that is not going away anytime soon. Great, glorious images flash through our minds of an age when glitz and glamour, partying and schmoozing, and luxury seemed to be all that mattered. Today, the wedding world has accepted with glee, the trend of making their weddings more 1920s themed and Nicole Miller as a designer is one of the best to fit a bridal gown into this era.

Art Deco is probably best described by the lines and geometric shapes it produces. Diamonds, squares, and  octagons are seen in Nicole Miller gowns and are definitely slinky and beaded.

Long and elegant, you’ll look statuesque as only Nicole Miller does best.

With beading making these dresses more substantial in weight, a fall wedding would be the perfect time to wear one of these dresses. Adding a vintage fur stole from your grandmother would be very appropriate indeed.

The Jazz Age was dramatic. It was bold, and luxurious. And accessories to dress up such gowns would be the same. A dark lip, jewels for days, and even suspenders for the groomsmen are simple touches that style and define a wedding theme such as the 1920s. Be it old Hollywood glamour, or more beachside like The Great Gatsby, any venue can be twisted and turned to be more art deco appropriate with details.

Lovely NYC is having a Nicole Miller Trunk Show, so you yourself can try on Jazz Age inspired gowns to see if they are right for you. July 26th-28th. And it will also be the last trunk show before our flagship store moves spaces to an even grander venue herself!

Pearled Beauty/ Nicole Miller Gowns/ Dark Lip/ Art Deco Necklace/ Striped Bow Tie/ Gatsby Group

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One Great Dress – “Gemma” by Rebecca Schoneveld

“Gemma” by Rebecca Schoneveld is exquisite. I can see her on a 1920′s english countryside, but to give her the pop of color that every 20′s wedding needs, is a strong cobalt blue. It really pops against the soft creams and pinks, giving you that bit of drama that was what the era was all about. With the dress’s chantilly lace, it’s very light. And then with the v-neckline and the more fitted shape, Gemma covers a lot of truly figure flattering points. Oh yes darling, “Gemma” is One Great Dress.

It’s trunk show weekend with Rebecca Schoneveld at Lovely NY! Check out my post this past Monday for more “Meet The Designer” info!

“Gemma” By Rebecca Schoneveld/ Pearl Boho Cap/ Floral Archway/ Art Deco Blue Earrings/ Vintage Beauty for Bridesmaid Inspiration/ Golden Cross Necklace/ Cobalt Blue Shoes/ White Art Deco Cake/ Juliet Cap/ Pearl & Rhinestone Flower Bracelet/ Blue Bouquet/ Feathered Clutch/ Original Daisy Love/ English Countryside/ Sequined Detail

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Coming Soon! SOFT by Rosa Clara’s “Ubeda”

Brides have been asking when the SOFT collection by Rosa Clara will arrive and my dears, it is SOON! The beauty of these gowns stand stunning alone and need no introduction. Soft is a perfect word to describe these gowns, and is especially evident in the lovely “Ubeda.” But with this word soft, I wanted to convey the stunning angelic nature of the dress and not focused so much on styling but giving you an overall feel of what this dress can do for you, your venue, your whole wedding day. This is One Great Dress.

“Ubeda” SOFT by Rosa Clara/ Rosettes/ Heels/ Quilted Purse/ White Hair Pin/ Makeup Inspiration/ Chandelier Earrings/ Soft Lingerie/ Hibiscus by Marc Jacobs/ Nude Makeup/ Soft Veil/ Bunny/ Heart Sequins/ Frankie Halo/ Dusty Violet Bridesmaid/ Silky Mint Dress/ Peaches & Cream Tablescape/ Draperies/ Soft Fielded Flowers/ “Ubeda”

And oh yes, Happy July 4th Lovelies!

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One Great Dress – Modern & Soft / Leanne Marshall

As we are having a Leanne Marshall Trunk Show this weekend at Lovely LA, I invite you to scroll down to see a modern and soft take on this shortie, as only Leanne Marshall can do best. Neons and moss green mixed with little touches of mocha to bring this stunning bridal gown back to the moment at hand; a new chapter of life with your honey. Flirty and fun with these pop colors, and then softened by a sweet vintage comb for a hair accessory. A neon yellow ring to give a little “hello gorgeous!” And the always popular green earrings to make any hair color look it’s best as they dangle from your ears. Without a doubt, this Leanne shortie is this week’s One Great Dress!

Leanna Marshall Shortie/ Vintage Flower Comb/ Yellow Eyeliner/ Wire Wrapped Earrings/ Kate Spade Bow Bracelet/ Green Chandelier Earrings/ Neon Triangle Ring/ Wooden Neon Bangle/ Modern Bow Ties/ Tiramisu/ Mocha Eyes/ Soft Silk Heels/ Yellow Inspired Bouquet/ Neon Bridesmaid/ Ruffled Skirt/ Moss Green Bouquet/ Ruffled Icing Cupcake

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