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3 Wedding Rules to Break

Weddings are laced with tradition. Whether they are cultural or family specific, there is typically a set of rules the bride and groom are expected to follow on their wedding day.  The rules can vary greatly. They can specify the color of the bridal gown or demand a certain action be performed during the ceremony, be it breaking glass, releasing doves, tying a rope around the wrists of the newlyweds or even having them saw a log in half to test the couple's strength.  And while traditions like the ones mentioned above are deeply rooted in culture, there are others that came about more as a result of a social trend.  It is these 'rules' that we are so glad brides all...

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A Wedding Dress As Unique As You

The moment you have been waiting for finally happened - the love of your life just proposed. In the thrall of excitement and joy you begin to plan your dream wedding, and the first stop on your journey is one of the most important ones - your dress.  Perhaps you stopped by several local boutiques. You might have gone in expecting to find the perfect dress but walked out lacking the feeling you were after - like your dress was there, waiting for you at that store. While the gowns were beautiful, they were not you. Something was missing, something you really wanted to be in the dress you'd wear - whether it was in the shape, cut, color or neckline.  Every bride is...

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A Dream in Blush || Diablo Lake Styled Photo Shoot

Sun rising over the mountains, a sapphire lake sparkling in the distance. A stunning backdrop designed by nature paired perfectly with a stunning gown designed by us. For this styled shoot the bride was wearing our blush mermaid off-the-shoulder gown, a neckline that while being a classic over the years has made a frequent reappearance more recently. Both Brides magazine and Vogue highlighted off-the-shoulder gowns as an integral part of this years' fashion shows, featuring more lace and beadwork than ever before. Featuring a removable overskirt, whose popularity has been steadily rising in the last few years, this gown is really two dresses in one. It allows you to wear your dream dress for the ceremony and your photos, while being comfortable later on the...

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VINTAGE GATSBY WEDDING INSPIRATION SHOOT

“In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.”-The Great Gatsby Model: Amrine Hair: Alexis Wherry Makeup: Manuela Muminovic Photographer Jiamin Zhu JaJasgarden  Dress Designer: Phuong Minh Nguyen-Dream Dresses by P.M.N Pearl Necklace and Bouquet: Namiko Layden-Nakamura /Namiko Abloom

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