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Elegant Latin Hacienda Wedding

I'm so excited to share with you this Elegant Latin Hacienda inspired photo shoot that was featured on the Ruffled Blog. The Morais Vineyards and Winery just outside of Washington DC could not have been a more perfect location! This rural Virginia gem reflects rich, traditional Mediterranean architecture; making it the ideal backdrop for the styled shoot. The authentic Latin feel of this inspired wedding was attained by using lace touches, Spanish fans and gold accents. Rich shades of red, gold and ivory helped create an image that is dramatic, sophisticated and romantic. Signs in Spanish and a tequila shot table were details that enhanced the entire look. Our Valentina Spanish Mantilla was the perfect compliment to the stunning dress...

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Lavender Purple Wedding Ideas

Last December, I was asked to participate in a styled shoot featuring romantic wedding accents in delicate shades of violet. It was such a treat to collaborate with with a group of talented wedding vendors right here in the Cleveland, Ohio area! With the violet hues casted at dusk as the inspiration, we each contributed lavender purple wedding ideas and other stylish details to create inspirational bridal portraits that are truly enchanting. We chose our Juliana Veil because the darling scalloped shaped lace and soft beading detail perfectly complimented the lace on the sweetheart gown. When this mantilla veil catches the light, it has a subtle sparkle; just enough to enhance the dress' beautiful details. Lush florals, hand-lettered invitations and...

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Is a Cathedral Veil Right for Your Wedding?

No accessory is more suited for a bride than the wedding veil. It commands attention to the bride as she walks down the aisle and also enhances her wedding gown with complimentary embellishments like beading or lace. With so many length and shape options, choosing the right veil goes beyond simply deciding to wear one or not. Different types can completely transform your wedding day look. At The Mantilla Company, we love the look of a cathedral length veil and offer a vast selection of them! The look feels traditional, romantic and so dramatic. To help you decide if a cathedral veil is right for your wedding day, below are three questions to ask yourself. Will you have a long...

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4 Showstopping Bridal Hair Accessories Trends

From a crown of roses to gilded shimmering brooches, these 4 showstopping bridal hair accessory trends are perfect for mantilla veils! In the new year, you can expect to have many options to “zhush” up your mantilla without interfering with its traditional nature. First, decide on your wedding style. Brides seeking a vintage feel should opt for a shorter mantilla while boho and formal brides should consider chapel and cathedral length mantillas. Once you’ve defined your wedding day look, it’s time to accent your mantilla with a brooch, hair comb, crown or headband. For mantillas with blushers, a brooch can be pinned where the tulle attaches to the comb. The brooch can later be removed and attached to your dress...

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Valentine's Day Wedding Ideas

{source} This year, Valentine's Day is on a Saturday which means there will be a lot of lucky brides getting married on this special day! Since marsala is Pantone's color of the year, creating this wedding mood board was a breeze. Showcasing shades of red against soft ivory and crisp black, this inspirational wedding board is equally whimsical and romantic.  1. invitation suite 2. dress and bouquet 3. ruby intimates 4. wedding cake 5. heart sparkler 6. signature cocktail 7. centerpiece   catch up with the mantilla company Don't miss out on tips and all the prettiness from previous weeks! Real Bride: Art Deco Cathedral Style Wedding See the Difference: Our Veil Colors Get More Use Out of Your Mantilla...

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