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Posted: Wednesday, Jul. 03, 2013
Theres a reason that bridal consultations often begin with, How do you want to look on your wedding day? When you close your eyes and picture yourself on the aisle, what feels comfortable? What feels right? Regardless of the latest trend, you should search for a gown that makes you feel like your most beautiful, most authentic self. Its your style, enhanced.
This issues cover feature shows how less can be more when it comes to styling, accessorizing, and even floral design. We were thrilled to showcase several gowns from this seasons BHLDN collection, each with delicate details that speak for themselves. We were even more excited to highlight The Ivy Place, one of the regions newest and most breathtaking venues.
Your wedding day is one of the few times youre asked to be your truest selfand to combine all of your priorities with another persons. Its a lot of pressure! You only get one shot at these decisions, and if youre anything like me, its a little scary to have to commit to one style and choose between all of your tastes and preferences.
Luckily, you can incorporate touches of many different interests with the cuisine, décor, color schemes, and other details. You can reminisce on your favorite childhood meal or recreate your first date feast at the receptiontake a little inspiration from our Dinner Is Served feature. You can give a nod to your alma mater with an accent color, or with a grooms cake that shows off that school spirit. When it comes to your bridal style, though, it should be about you and how you feel in the dress.
You already found a man that gave you that feeling, so now its time to let the rest fall into place. And whether its the gown, the menu, or the off-the-beaten-path first dance song, we love inspiring you to find the perfect fit.
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