Our Bride Morgan

Meet our Bitsy Bride, Morgan.

This stunning bride wore “Kate” by Tara Keely. Lazaro designs the Tara Keely collection, and his attention to detail continues to shine through in these gowns. Kate is an excellent example of how well Lazaro does a glitter gown! Morgan added a modest flutter sleeve, which gives this gown a custom spin.

This gown first began as a strapless beauty that features a gorgeous sweetheart neckline and low back. The beaded floral and chevron design shimmers and dazzles in the light. This sheath gown hugs all the right curves and shows off a bride’s beautiful shape, then delicately hangs off the thigh. This fabric and design is complimented by a sweep train. Kate includes an optional tulle overskirt that gives this look a longer train and more volume.

Take a look at the original gown.

Here is a peek at how Kate looks with the overskirt included.

Photo by JLM Couture

Our seamstress worked with Morgan during our in-house alterations to create her modest vision. First, she built up the top with a v-back and high neckline using the same shimmering fabric. During build up alterations, we carefully construct new bodices and necklines to ensure every bride is seeing their idea come to life. Finally, this classic look was complimented with a whimsical modest flutter sleeve. We used the same fabric that edges the bottom of the dress to create a beautiful and cohesive look.

Shameless Photography did an incredible job at capturing the beauty of this bride and her gown in her outdoor garden-type venue.

modest flutter sleeve
modest flutter sleeve
modest flutter sleeve

Come see our Tara Keely collection, in addition to discussing your modest look by scheduling an appointment. Also, hop onto our Pinterest page to see all of our other stunning modest brides and their creations.

-Aubrie

Our Bride Tatum

Meet our Bitsy Bride, Tatum.

This wonderful bride wore Beaumont by Wtoo. Wtoo has the same design integrity of Watters, but at a price your budget will thank you for. Tatum took this gown and had it customized to make it modest with our in-house alterations team. This gown began has a strapless beaded beauty, but with the hard work of our seamstress we were able to make Tatum’s vision of long sleeves come to life.

Our seamstress created a custom neckline and sleeves for Tatum to build upon the strapless look. She then filled in the top with lining and appliqués to create a continuous look. She finished by hand beading all of the new work to create a one of a kind modest dress.

Take a look at how gorgeous Tatum looks in this gown in her photos by Summer Taylor Photography.

long sleeves
long sleeves
long sleeves

Schedule an appointment to see the original gown, or to discuss how to make your modest vision come to life.

-Aubrie

Our Bride Emily

Meet our Bitsy Bride, Emily.

Our gorgeous bride Emily wore Emerald by Saphia Blue. Saphia Blue is a part of Elizabeth Cooper’s collection. Elizabeth Cooper is known within Utah for designing pre-made modest wedding dresses.

Emily worked with our in-house alterations team to create a customized sleeve that fit her personality and style of her wedding. She opted to leave her new sleeves unlined, which gives some dimension to the look. This gown also features a v-neckline and a lace up back on top of an English Net skirt with dotted details.

First, here are photos of how the gown originally started.

Modest Wedding Dress
Photo by ECD
Modest Wedding Dress
Photo by ECD

Now, take a look at Emily and her customized look. All of her stunning photos are by Olivia Markle Photography.

Modest Wedding Dress
Modest Wedding Dress
Modest Wedding Dress

To see this gown, or discuss other modest wedding dress options, schedule an appointment!

-Aubrie

Our Bride Stephanie

Meet our Bitsy Bride, Stephanie.

Our gorgeous bride Stephanie wore a long sleeve silk crepe, modest wedding dress by our favorite Canadian designer, Mikaella. This high-quality fabric does an amazing job defining curves and makes this incredibly comfortable to wear all day.

Although this gown is typically an open back, Stephanie decided to make it modest wedding dress. This designer is very bride friendly and is able to send gowns already built up and customized. Stephanie ordered the back filled in, so we could get right to work on molding it to her figure.

Here is a peek at how elegant this gown looks in its original form. 

modest wedding dress
Photo by Mikaella Bridal.

 

In addition to the bateau neckline, this gown features crepe fabric buttons that run the length of the train. These features, along with the jeweled belt and long sleeves, make this gown radiate a timeless and classic look.

The talented Eden Strader captured this couple at the Utah State Capitol.

modest wedding dress

modest wedding dress

modest wedding dress

modest wedding dress

To see this gown in person, schedule an appointment to come on in. Check out more Mikaella designs on our Pinterest!

-Aubrie

Dakota from Blush by Hayley Paige

Hello Lovelies!

Its time for another installment in our Hayley Paige saga. We’ve taken a detailed look at 3 Blush by Hayley Paige gowns and we are still waiting for our last one, Kingston, to come in. Today, we have Dakota, our second to last gown and the second gown featuring Marrakesh Beading.

The other gown in our inventory to feature Marrakesh is West.  As you can see there are many obvious differences such as silhouette, straps and amount of Marrakesh. But one that is not so obvious is the difference in lining colors.  West’s lining is Cashmere and Dakota’s is Nude.

WEST

DAKOTA

 

Dakota is from the most recent season of Blush by Hayley Paige. It has the very sought after demure skirt paired with a very princess-y bodice.

For Utah brides, this dress is an excellent option if you need a modest gown. We can very easily order the Marrakesh beading and make the bodice modest without losing the integrity of the design and without having it look like piecework.

The Skinny

Silhouette: Ball Gown

Neckline: V-Neck

Waistline: Natural – it actually falls just below the natural waist but not low enough to be a “corset” waist.

Straps: Cap Sleeves

Back: Keyhole

Fabric: Marrakesh beaded bodice and tulle skirt

Sparkle Factor: 4/5

The Marrakesh Beading is very obvious and the only way for it to be more sparkly is if it covered the whole gown.

Boho Factor: 1/5

This gown reaches clearly to the “princess” side of the spectrum. There is a little bit of a Boho vibe from the lace and relaxed silhouette of the ballgown but that’s about it.

 

I wasn’t sure if I was going to like this gown. Now that it’s here… it is quickly becoming one of my favorites.

I think it is such a fresh and flawless design from Miss Hayley Paige. What are your thoughts?

Until next time,

Becca