Notes from Bridal Styles Brides {Violetta}

May 28th, 2015

From Violetta:

“Thank you for providing me with my beautiful hairpiece and wedding jewelry for my special day! It was all so perfect and beautiful!”

You and your handsome groom look so happy, Violetta! We’re honored to have been a part of your day. The Swarovski crystal headband and jewelry you chose were a beautiful finishing touch to your gorgeous wedding day look. Best wishes!

Viloletta + Edward | photo - AlbaPro

Violetta, Swarovski crystal headband and jewelry – Bridal Styles Boutique, photographer: AlbaPro

crystal headband - Bridal Styles Boutique | photo - AlbaPro

Violetta, crystal encrusted headband  - Bridal Styles Boutique, photographer: AlbaPro

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Violetta, crystal headpiece, necklace and earrings – Bridal Styles Boutique, photographer: AlbaPro

Swarovski crystal headband - Bridal Styles Boutique | photo - AlbaPro

Violetta, delicate crystal headpiece and jewelry – Bridal Styles Boutique, photographer: AlbaPro

cathedral veil | photo - AlbaPro

Violetta, crystal headpiece and jewelry – Bridal Styles Boutique, photographer: AlbaPro

crystal headband + jewelry - Bridal Styles Boutique | photo - AlbaPro

Violetta, crystal headband, necklace and earrings – Bridal Styles Boutique, photographer: Lindita Ulaj Photography

violetta | photo - AlbaPro

Violetta, photographer: AlbaPro

Meghan and Jason’s Classic Great Gatsby Wedding

May 21st, 2015

“At last, the skies above are blue. My heart was wrapped up in clover, the night I looked at you.” – Etta James

Chance brought Meghan and Jason together. When their eyes met, sparks flew and, before long, love bloomed.

“One night I went out with some friends and met Jason at a place called City Bistro. As he was leaving, I happened to be heading to the bathroom and we crossed paths on the stairs. Since then we’ve been inseparable. I knew Jason was the one from the moment I met him. He was different than anyone I had ever met. Not only was he kind and honest, I admired his work ethic and devotion to his family and friends.”

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Meghan and Jason, custom Art Deco statement necklace and Swarovski comb – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

That sweet moment on the stairs was echoed the night Jason proposed…but this time it was with a much more romantic Paris view!

“Jason and I went to France for a summer vacation, and on the first night that he took me to the Eiffel Tower and proposed! I felt like I was dreaming. Hundreds of people cheered as I bent down to embrace Jason’s face with a kiss, and said YES! Needless to say the rest of our trip was nothing short of amazing.”

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photos: The Artist Group

With lots of help from family and friends, Meghan and Jason spent the next 18 months planning their timeless Art Deco era-inspired wedding.

“I knew I wanted a classy, Great Gatsby look; dark red roses, gold decor, black bridesmaids dresses, and all the groomsmen in black tuxedos with suspenders and bow ties. Jason also wore a tuxedo, but his jacket was ivory.

As for me, I wanted my gown to be simple but elegant. I chose an ivory lace and beaded trumpet style gown by Maggie Sottero. The minute I put my dress on I knew it was the ‘one.’ I purchased the dress from Russells Bridal in Linden, New Jersey, and they were wonderful.”

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Meghan, couture Art Deco inspired Swarovski comb – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

Nothing says 1920s like fabulous, glamorous accessories, and Meghan knew exactly where to go to find the perfect finishing touches for her wedding day look.

“I knew I HAD to go to Bridal Styles Boutique! From the moment I walked through their doors I was greeted and offered the utmost service. It was hard for me to choose my accessories because they were all so stunning! The staff worked with me to make a customized Swarovski necklace and head piece. We spent a great deal of time working together to make sure my accessories were exactly what I wanted. I cannot say enough about the amazing staff at Bridal Styles. The look on my face when I saw both accessories completed for the first time was priceless. They were like nothing I had ever seen. The necklace and headpiece accessorized my gown and veil perfectly! When I put them both on they truly made a statement.“

Classic Great Gatsby wedding | photographer - The Artist Group

Jason,  photos: The Artist Group

When their day arrived, these two lovebirds couldn’t wait to become husband and wife and, as it always is for two people head-over-heels in love, every moment was perfection.

“Our wedding day was honestly the most incredible day of my life. Every detail came together exactly how I envisioned. I couldn’t have dreamed of a more perfect wedding day. Eric and Mike from Sound Explosion DJ’s who kept our dance floor packed all night long. Our videographer was Wayne from Emerald Studios in Staten Island, and our photographers were Matthew and Chris from The Artist Group. They were all professional, accommodating, friendly and wonderful to work with!

So many married couples told Jason and I to enjoy every second and we truly did! There wasn’t one minute of our day that I would change. My advice to any bride-to-be is to take in every moment. The day goes by so fast and it is crucial to
embrace all of your beautiful family, friends, and details. To know that so many of your guest are there to support you and your husband as you enter this exciting new chapter is a wonderful feeling! After all your hard work it is so important to enjoy it!“

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Meghan, bespoke heirloom necklace and crystal comb – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and her dad,  Swarovski crystal  headpiece – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan, photos: The Artist Group

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Meghan and her mom, glam Art Deco necklace - Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and her dad, spectacular necklace and Swarovski side comb – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and her dad, photos: The Artist Group

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Meghan and her dad, custom vintage inspired necklace  – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and her dad, custom crystal encrusted side comb and  statement necklace  – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan, custom statement necklace - Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan, unique couture necklace and Swarovski comb – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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 photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and her dad, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and her dad,  photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and Jason, custom Art Deco statement necklace and Swarovski comb – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and Jason, Great Gatsby inspired statement necklace and crystal headpiece - Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan, glam statement necklace and Swarovski crystal haircomb – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and Jason, custom necklace and Swarovski enrusted comb – Bridal Styles, photo: The Artist Group

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 photo: The Artist Group

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photo: The Artist Group

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Meghan and Jason,  photo: The Artist Group

Best wishes, Meghan and Jason! Thank you so much for sharing your day with us.

Headpiece and custom necklace: Bridal Styles Boutique
Dress: Russells Bridal 
Ceremony: St. Patrick’s Church
Reception: Season’s Catering 
Music: Sound Explosion DJs
Photographer: Mathew and Chris from The Artist Group 
Video: Wayne from Emerald Studios 
Hair and makeup: House of Trends 

Notes from Bridal Styles Brides {Jenny}

May 15th, 2015

From Jenny:

“I just wanted to give a HUGE thank you to Bridal Styles!!!! You guys were a pleasure to work with and played a big part in making my wedding day as perfect as it was! I absolutely loved my headpiece! Thank you again and again!”

Your sweet note and beautiful wedding pictures made our day, Jenny! You were such a radiant bride and the filigree Swarovski headpiece and delicate jewelry you chose were beautiful with your gown. Thank you for sharing your day with us, and best wishes!

Jenny - headpiece and jewelry from Bridal Styles Boutique

Jenny, Swarovski crystal headband and jewelry – Bridal Styles Boutique, photo: AlbaPro

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Jenny, exquisite crystal headpiece – Bridal Styles Boutique, photo:AlbaPro

Jenny - headpiece + jewelry from Bridal Styles Boutique

Jenny, Swarovski crystal tiara, bracelet and earrings – Bridal Styles Boutique, photo: AlbaPro

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Jenny, delicate crystal headband and jewelry – Bridal Styles Boutique, photo: AlbaPro

Jenny - headpiece and jewelry by Bridal Styles Boutique

Jenny, Swarovski crystal headband and jewelry - Bridal Styles Boutique, photo: AlbaPro

First Communion Inspiration

May 12th, 2015

First Communion is coming up and, as with all special occasions, we know you want to combine the day’s meaning with style! Capture your little one’s personality and honor the significance of the moment with a unique First Communion look and a sweet party which the whole family will enjoy.

A ruffled dress, beribboned slippers, a darling pearl circlet and fluffy veil are perfect for little angels. After church, head home to a heavenly party complete with feathered wings and a buffet straight from cloud nine.

First Communion Ideas

images clockwise from upper left: pearl hair accessory and first communion veil – Bridal Styles Boutique (photo by Bella Cosa Photography, bouquet – Julie’s Flowers)  ballet slippers - JCrew, gloves, First Communion dress - Christie Helene, First Communion party decor

Every First Communion princessa needs a crown, classic veil, royal dress and ladylike gloves. Following the ceremony, celebrate with an adorable, pink peony-themed fete punctuated by a charming ruffled cake.

First Communion ideas

images clockwise from upper left: First communion crown and veil - Bridal Styles Boutique (photo by Bella Cosa Photographybouquet - Julie’s Flowers), decor First Communion dress - Christie Helene, lacy gloves, First Communion shoes

Find your little one’s unique First Communion headpiece and veil by visiting our Brooklyn boutique!

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Sweet Mother of the Bride Moments

May 8th, 2015

She was there when you had bad dreams, scraped your knee, had your first crush, fell in love…and everything in between.

Though occasionally our moms are in the spotlight, most of the time she’s behind the scenes making sure everyone’s happy, healthy, and has plenty to eat. On your wedding day, she’s overjoyed, proud, tender and teary-eyed to see her daughter as a bride. And while moms certainly get captured in photos, it’s often in action shots. She’s too busy helping you slip on your gown, fixing your veil, handing out hugs and twirling on the dance floor to stop for the camera!

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we had to share some of our favorite mother of the bride pictures, so grab a tissue and enjoy the moments below.

 blush cathedral veil, photo - Unique Design Studios

Persephone, delicate cathedral bridal veil  - Bridal Styles Boutique, photo – Unique Design Studios

 crystal rose bridal headpiece, photo Christina - MacPherson Photography

Christina, Swarovski crystal rose headpiece – Bridal Styles Boutique, photo – Macpherson Photography

Angelica - Studio Photographers

Angelica, elegant statement headpiece and jewelry – Bridal Styles, photo – The Studio Photographers

Ivy

 Ivy, red crystal rose hair comb – Bridal Styles Boutique

Jeanine

Jeanine, spectacular Swarovski crystal rose crown, veil and jewelry – Bridal Styles Boutique

Christina

Christina, crystal tiara and lace edge cathedral veil encrusted with crystals – Bridal Styles Boutique

Lisa

Lisaregal bridal headpiece – Bridal Styles Boutique, image – Duet Photography

Daneen

Daneen, headpiece and crystal encrusted cathedral veil – Bridal Styles Boutique

Libby

Libbycustom crystal-encrusted bridal headpiece – Bridal Styles, photo – Sunflower Photography

Sarah

Saracrystal rose headpiece - Bridal Styles, gown by Nancy Di Fabbio, image – Hillary Harvey Photography

Karla

Karladazzling bridal headpiece, necklace, bracelet and earrings – Bridal Styles Boutique

Monica

Monica, custom Swarovski crystal-encrusted bridal headpiece - Bridal Styles Boutique, photo – Grey Line Photo

Meghan- custom crystal necklace and headpiece- Bridal Styles Boutique

Meghan, custom crystal encrusted necklace and headpiece- Bridal Styles Boutique, Photo- The Artist Group

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