Posts Tagged‘Formal Wear’

Bye Bye Monochrome, Hello Bold Bride

By Malinda Macari, Owner of Your Dream Bridal Today’s brides have more flexibility in bridalwear than ever before – a true testament to the power of the evolving bridal fashion industry. Women are encouraged to wear not only what they feel most comfortable in, but what captures their style completely. They are (thankfully) no longer limited to choosing only from traditional gowns in white or eggshell, but are encouraged to embrace new fabrics, colors and accessories to show their personality…

34th Annual Z107 Wedding Showcase

Sponsored by the Women & Children’s Center at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Date:  Sunday, January 31st, 2016 Time:   11AM to 3PM ( come early for fashion show seating!) Place:  The Whittemore Center Arena, Durham, NH Over the last 33 years, Z107 has had over 50,000 people attend the Wedding Showcase where the best of the best wedding vendors have helped over 10,000 couples make their dream day a reality!   The Z107 Wedding Showcase, sponsored by the Women & Children’s Center at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital,…

Keeping Cozy with Chic Cover-ups

By Malinda Macari, Owner of Your Dream Bridal Henry Longfellow once said: “love keeps the cold out better than a cloak,” and I would agree. While staying warm may not be a concern when you get engaged in May, by the time January rolls around, you may want something to keep the chill away. An added bonus? With cover ups, a subtle change from ceremony to reception will give you two unique looks to flaunt on your wedding day. If…

Spirited Elegance

This wedding, photographed at the colony hotel, Kennebunkport, sets an elegant tone, with an exquisite gown, artful flowers, and a rich gold and green tablescape.   {the team} Photographer Brea McDonald Design & Flowers Beautiful Days Model Jessica Sims Dresses & Accessories Bella Bridal Shoppe Hair Hair That Moves Makeup Joya Beauty Select table settings & props Maine Prop House.

Jessica Huck & Darshan Sappal

wedding bouquet with orange roses and henna on her hands
traditional sikh wedding
traditional sikh wedding attire
purple tablecloth with orange daisy
unique wedding stationery
culturally inspired wedding cake design
traditional sikh bride dress
Traditional american wedding for jessica darshan

August 15th & 16th, 2014 Epping & Dover, NH Jessica and Darshan’s two-day wedding celebration blended American and Sikh wedding traditions. The couple, who worked together for years before becoming engaged, has New Hampshire roots: Jessica attended the University of New Hampshire and lived in nearby Dover, while Darshan’s family lives in Epping. To honor both families, they had two wedding ceremonies: a traditional Sikh ceremony at Darshan’s family home on Friday, and a second ceremony on Saturday at the…

By the Sea

This festive, nautical-themed shoot by Kivalo Photography celebrates a timeless seaside wedding. Complete with bold, blue and white details and patio lighting, this outdoor dining scene has a casual elegance. Coral centerpieces by Pottery Barn, pillows from Home Goods, chevron table runner from Etsy.com.   {the team} Photographer Kivalo Photography Styling Patricia Takacs and Sarah Reese Location Bay View Beach, Saco, ME Flowers Fleuriste at Papier Model Melissa Albert Dress Bridals by Sandy

Laura Gross & Chris Van Der Lugt

September 27th, 2014 Camden, ME Laura and Chris wanted a waterfront wedding celebration evoking a festive, black and gold-themed cocktail party for themselves, their friends, and family, many of whom – on Chris’s side – were traveling from the Netherlands. Laura’s family has lived in and around Camden, ME, for five generations so the Camden Yacht Club, where Laura learned to sail as a girl, was a logical choice for their ceremony and reception. An added celebratory touch: the Camden…

Pauline Vromovrisiotis & Jeff Conway

July 27th, 2013 Gloucester, MA When Pauline and Jeff met, it was “love at first sight,” says Pauline. Together for five years, they share a love for the beach (they live in Encinitas, CA, where they visit the beach almost daily) and a sense of humor. Jeff proposed to Pauline by decorating a locally famous surf statue called the “Cardiff Kook,” dressing it in a tuxedo shirt and pink bow tie, along with fake diamond ring on a pillow and…