Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category

Heartwarming Father of the Bride Moments

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

“I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’”
-Paul Walker

From walking you down the aisle to the words of wisdom in the wedding toast, fathers of the bride play a very special wedding day role. It’s a role that suits them perfectly because, after all, isn’t helping you along, offering advice and being there for you what fathers do? In celebration of Father’s Day, we’re sharing some of our favorite sweet father-daughter wedding photos below:

Persephone

Persephonecustom crystal reception hair comb – Bridal Styles Boutique, photo: Unique Design Studios

Christine

Christine, headpiece, bridal jewelry – Bridal Styles Boutique, photo: Je Revele Photography

Monica

Monica, Custom Swarovski bridal headpiece – Bridal Styles,  custom gown- Monica’s Bridalphoto – Grey Line Photo,

Suzanne

SuzanneSwarovski crystal tiara and chandelier earrings  – Bridal Styles, photo: Alexia Photo

Ashley

Ashley, bridal hair jewelry and earrings – Bridal Styles, photo: Visual Image

Dena

DenaSwarovski ribbon headband – Bridal Styles Boutique

Meghan

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

Arabian Nights Wedding Inspiration

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Told by Scheherazade to her new husband, the King, Arabian Nights is actually many, many stories! To keep her husband entertained, the gorgeous Queen regaled him with tales for 1,001 nights.

Filled with romance, magic, and fantastic things, Scheherazade’s fables still capture our imagination…who doesn’t want a genie like in Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp? While our clever Queen’s version never had anything about Princess Jasmine, we want her jewels and palace just the same!

In addition to providing a clever solution to a sticky situation, Scheherazade’s Arabian Nights stories are rich inspiration for brides with an exotic, opulent wedding in mind.

Channel the story of Aladdin through lush purples, reds, and pinks and focus your décor on palatial grandeur. Choose a gown of unparalleled sultry elegance, and gild yourself in golden crystal-encrusted jewelry and a dramatic headpiece fit for a desert Queen.

Scheherazade Arabian Nights wedding inspiration

images from left to right: ceremony decor, unique Swarovski headpiece – Bridal Styles, wedding cake, scroll invitation, wedding dress, hand jewelry – Bridal Styles, gold and crystal chandelier earrings – Bridal Styles, gold laser cut shoes, bouquet

For us, the name Scheherazade conjures up a kohl-eyed, jewel-draped regal beauty. Inspired by that vision, create an ornate wedding of blush and white, with every table overflowing with flowers and all light by candlelight. Make a delicate statement with your bridal look by pairing gold filigree jewelry and a crystal circlet flower headpiece with a fashion-forward gown.

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images from left to right: bridal gown, flower and crystal circlet headpiece – Bridal Styles, delicate gold and crystal chandelier earrings – Bridal Styles, wide gold and crystal filigree bracelet – Bridal Styles, reception decor, bouquet, glitter sandals, wedding cake, ceremony decor

Choose one-of-a-kind accessories for your unforgettable bridal look by visiting us at our Brooklyn boutique!

First Communion Inspiration

Tuesday, 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

Friday, 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

Avant-Garde Bridal Style Shoot

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Edgy, sexy and high fashion. Those were the words photographer Ed Zorz used to describe his concept for an avant-garde editorial shoot when he inquired if we’d like to participate. So, of course we were in!

Featuring some of our fabulous headpieces and jewelry, gorgeous gowns by CT Bridal Couture and sensational hair and makeup by U-Mode salon, the photos are all Ed described and so much more.

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photographer: Ed Zorz 
headpieces and jewelry: Bridal Styles Boutique
hair and makeup: U-Mode salon
wedding gowns: CT Bridal Couture

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