Love In Bloom: Romantic Bridal Bouquets & Gowns
This day calls for major magic and romance.
A smattering of pink roses, peonies and wild flowers set a romantic tone for this ivory and celadon gown. A loose chignon completes the look. Custom flower arrangement by London Plane Flower Shop. Jenny Packham “Cassiopeia” gown $6,280, and Marchesa crystal and faux pearl stud earrings in rose gold $45, both Nordstrom
BLONDE ON BLONDE
Supernatural radiance meets a bright cream and canary bouquet. Give skin an otherworldly glow with Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream ($100 at Nordstrom), and MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation ($27, MAC University Village). Custom flower arrangement by London Plane Flower Shop. Limited Edition White by Vera Wang one-shoulder lace crop top, $228, David’s Bridal
This chic gown pairs a modern crop top with a voluminous princess tulle skirt. Together with a bouquet bursting with yellow, peach and bright white blooms, this on-trend duo is perfect for the late summer sun.
Custom flower arrangement by London Plane Flower Shop. Limited Edition White by Vera Wang one-shoulder lace crop top, $228, and tulle skirt, $928, both David’s Bridal. Ben Bridge freshwater cultured pearl earrings, $499, Ben Bridge Jewelers. Camilla Christine jeweled head piece, $198, Nordstrom. Platinum solitaire wedding ring with 3.27ct round diamond by Alvin Goldfarb (stylist’s own).
A lower back bow sweetens this stunning gown. Pair with a snow-white bundle of carnations, dotted with dark purple irises. White rose and iris bouquet by Shong Chao’s Farm (Pike’s Place Market). Sara Gabriel ‘Peyton’ embellished blusher veil hair ribbon, $297, Nordstrom. Kate Spade pearl-drop earrings, $48, Kate Spade. Bow-back gown by White by Vera Wang White, $1,000, David’s Bridal
This flirtatious fishnet veil sets off a messy ponytail. HOW TO: Start with a middle part and tease hair gently. Pull taut into a ponytail, letting the back bouffant before carefully tying ribbon veil around the crown of your head. Pull strands out and style to your liking. Spray generously with a brushable hairspray like L’Oreal Elnett Satin Extra Strong Hold Hair Spray ($15, Ulta).
Sara Gabriel ‘Peyton’ embellished blusher veil hair ribbon, $297, Nordstrom. Kate Spade pearl-drop Earrings, $48, and bracelet, $128, both Kate Spade. Bow-back gown by White by Vera Wang White, $1,000, David’s Bridal. Platinum solitaire wedding ring with 3.27ct round diamond by Alvin Goldfarb (stylist’s own).
Romantic and ethereal, this floaty gown reads pure fairytale. Peony bouquet by Shong Chao’s Farm (Pike’s Place Market). Hayley Paige “Nicoletta” gown, $3,300, Nordstrom. 7mm cubic zirconia set in 14KT rose gold three-prong earrings, $200, Mallinak Designs Jewelers.
Enchanting and dramatic, this lace gown with kerchief hem is sweet and sexy. Marcoux gown by Monique Lhuillier, price upon request at moniquelhuillier.com. 4mm pearl and .14 carat diamond in 14k rose gold, $365, Mallinak Designs Jewelers.
BELLA LUNA FARMS
Bella Luna Farm, located just north of Seattle, feels lush and inviting, and serves as a beautiful working farm with over 40 years invested. Organic strawberries lace through rose bushes surrounding hand-crafted stone cottages reminiscent of Sleeping Beauty. Covering 12 acres, post-ceremony sun can be caught streaming through the lattice windows in the reception space. Tranquil and lovely, the property is described as “beloved;” the perfect feeling for a wedding day.
Hair & Makeup: Kaija Mistral
Model: India Gants / SMG
Photographer’s Assistant: Brad Jensen