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A Picturesque New Zealand Wedding

New Zealand's remarkable views offer plenty of scenic backdrops for your wedding day. That's an unmistakable fact as you can see from Real Bride Harriet's picturesque New Zealand wedding. Lush rolling hills and the water's edge with mountains in the distance; vintage cars and their sweet daughter donning a floral wreath crown, everything about her wedding just felt natural yet perfectly stylized. Harriet's big day was surrounded by nature's beauty and a family's love. Here is what she had to say about her special day:  "David and I were married on the 25 March at a place called Waimarama Beach, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. My grandparents had a family home at the beach and we were married on the front lawn. They passed way 3...

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A New Year's Day Wedding in New England

Any bride looking for inspiration for a winter wedding is in for a treat! When Real Bride Sarah sent me photos of her wedding day, I was absolutely in love! Every detail of her wedding exuded classic and elegant! Cranberry reds and Christmas trees sprinkled throughout added a layer of warmth to create the perfect backdrop to her New Year's Day wedding in New England! Sarah completed her bridal look with the Gabby mantilla veil in fingertip length. It was the perfect compliment to her stunning satin A-line wedding gown. Her wedding story and gorgeous photos are below! All photos were taken by the talented Boston-based photographer, Leona Campbell Photography. "My husband and I both knew that we wanted a...

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Intimate Farmhouse Wedding

This real bride's intimate farmhouse wedding is simple, dreamy and downright elegant! The outdoors of the charming mansion is the perfect backdrop for the couple's I do's while the indoors hosts an intimate rustic dinner with a lush centerpiece. You can truly feel the love and joy at the table! Megan chose a classic lace gown with buttons down the back and stunning lace sleeves. When she emailed me pictures of her dress, I knew the Lucia Mantilla was the perfect veil for her! The cathedral length with a drop veil style blusher created a look that is positively timeless. The delicate lace details add just the right amount of vintage elements to her special day. Here are her kind...

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Cathedral Wedding in Oklahoma

 A little while back I had the pleasure of speaking with bride-to-be Misty who was looking to have one of our cathedral length veils rush shipped to her for her dress fitting. After a lovely phone call and quick email, the arrangement was made and her veil was out the door and on its way to her in Oklahoma, arriving promptly for her fitting. It was truly a pleasure getting to be a small part of her big day and I wanted to share with you the details of her gorgeous wedding! Misty opted for the Carolina Cathedral length mantilla and I think you will agree that it could not have been more perfect for her cathedral wedding! This Oklahoma...

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Bridal Boudoir

A bridal boudoir session with your photographer is the perfect way to get more use out of your wedding veil. These glamorous photos are not only fun to take but also make a great wedding gift for your future husband! The mantilla veil used for this inspired photo shoot is our Patricia mantilla which was only available in limited quantities and has since sold out! Don't worry though, we have many new styles, equally beautiful, that are available and ready to ship. These stunning ethereal photos were captured by Cleveland-based photographer, Emily Millay Photography. Photo styling was done by A Charming Fete, make up by Maggie Kleinman and hair by Lather a Salon. This shoot was featured on Ruffled blog...

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