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Authentic Mexican Wedding in San Antonio Texas

Olivia and Steven's wedding is so glamorous, colorful and rich with Mexican wedding traditions. This Real Bride wanted to pay homage to her Mexican heritage and her wedding did just that! From location, decor to wedding rituals, Olivia's wedding is sure to inspire and spark some ideas for your Mexican themed wedding. Scroll below to see how beautiful the embellished Alejandra veil pairs effortlessly with her beaded dress. All photographs were taken by San Antonio based photographer, EncantoRojo. WHY THEY CHOSE THEIR WEDDING VENUE: I chose Mission San Jose in San Antonio, TX for the wedding ceremony because of the beautiful history.  It also reminded me so much of the churches in Zacatecas, Mexico where my Dad is from. I wanted to tie my...

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Gorgeous Wedding Venue in Miami

A lot of brides turn to Google when searching for the perfect wedding venue but how many get past the first page? Real Bride Jenna's quest for a wedding venue in Miami that had an old world, Italian feel, lead her through an extensive Google search. The venue of choice was not one that popped up on the first page. Instead, it was a hidden gem tucked back deep onto the 10th page. As you can tell by the photos, the lengthly search was well worth it! If you're getting married in Miami, you'll definitely want to keep scrolling for more photos and to find out which venue she chose!  How They Met: Matt and I met our sophomore year of college at the University of...

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How this Real Bride found the Perfect Lace Bridal Veil

Many modern brides are choosing not to wear a bridal veil. Opting out can definitely offer a very sleek, chic look but it also means they will miss out on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! It isn't until they try one on at the bridal store (or are heavily persuaded by mom) that they have a change of heart. This is a story I love hearing! Perhaps it's because wearing a bridal veil only happens once and so the bride-to-be doesn't truly feels like a bride until she is wearing the most iconic bridal accessory. I'm so glad Real Bride Amalia was able to find the perfect lace bridal veil and decided to forgo her original no-veil bridal look. Scroll below to read about her Philadelphia City Hall Wedding and to see the gorgeous pictures! We...

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4 Fun Places To Get Married In Mexico

In many respects, Mexico is an ideal place for a destination wedding, at least for Americans. It’s not as far as so many paradises people dream of for destination weddings, yet it still offers most of the same benefits: beautiful surroundings, lovely resorts, fun activities for guests, and that special indescribable feeling of just being elsewhere, away from day-to-day stresses, to celebrate the big occasion. But of course, Mexico is a pretty big place, so if the idea appeals you still need to give some thought to a specific destination! Some of these are definitely worth considering. 1. Tulum  Tulum is one of the nicer places in Mexico to visit on the Caribbean side. This is largely because it combines...

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A Beautiful Destination Wedding in Croatia

After an Eastern European road trip, Croatia became the venue of choice for this real bride's beautiful destination wedding. Edeliz and hubby Nate love to travel and couldn’t think of a better way to honor their relationship than to have their close ones join them in Rovinj, Croatia. After looking through her jaw-dropping photos, I don't think it took too much convincing to get friends and family to travel abroad to witness their marriage! Below Edeliz describes her wedding and why she chose The Mantilla Company. Why get married in Croatia: We went on an Eastern European road trip 4 years ago with Nate's family. I really wanted to see multiple places in Croatia, but the only stop we were able to make in Croatia was Rovinj. We all fell in love...

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