Our Bride, Andrea.

Our real bride in her custom ballgown with her new husband.
Our real Bitsy Bride, Andrea, in her perfect custom wedding gown from Bitsy Bridal in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photography by Coverstone.

Meet our real #BitsyBride, Andrea. Andrea chose to a wear a custom lace bodice ballgown, on her dreamy wedding day. Because she chose to utilize Bitsy Bridal’s custom in-house alterations team, her gown was perfect for her. Her gown is by the designer Mikaella.

Our real bride, Andrea, dancing in her custom wedding gown.
The back of Andrea’s custom wedding gown is stunning. Photography by Coverstone.

Andrea’s perfect custom wedding dress features a handkerchief hem and a long sleeved lace bodice. The handkerchief hem is part of the original design of the dress, but our talented Bitsy Bridal alterations team created the bodice from scratch. (Click here for a blog post all about alterations!) Creating a custom bodice is a hefty task, but our team of talented seamstresses specialize in pattern-making, which is crucial to getting the perfect fit in your custom wedding gown.

First, in a custom alterations appointment, our talented seamstress will ask you what you want to change. Then, the seamstress will sketch her vision of what you explain to her. After you agree that she has captured your vision perfectly, then she will begin work on your gown. You will have at least three alterations appointments to make sure that your custom lace bodice ballgown, for example, is perfect.

Andrea’s perfect wedding dress photographs beautifully in the woodsy outdoors. Photography by Coverstone.

Click here to make an appointment to find your dream wedding dress.

Our Bride, Tasha.

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Our real Bitsy Bride, Tasha, in her perfect wedding dress, with her new husband. Photography by Jessica White Photography.

Meet our real #BitsyBride, Tasha. She found her perfect wedding dress at our shop, Bitsy Bridal, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her dream wedding dress was a beaded cap sleeve ballgown. This specific gown is by the designer Ella Rosa, which is a more understated, sleek line from designer Kenneth Winston.

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Our real Bitsy Bride, Tasha, in her perfect wedding dress, with her new husband. Photography by Jessica White Photography.

This wedding dress features a cap sleeve, an illusion neckline and an illusion back. As a result, this gown offers optimal coverage for a bride who wants to be more covered. Then, the bodice of this perfect wedding dress also features beading, which adds glamour. The full ballgown skirt has lace trim on the hem for an added designer touch. Because of this ballgown skirt, the wedding dress draws attention to the bride’s waist, which is very flattering.

Tasha’s perfect wedding dress takes our breath away because of the long train and lace. Photography by Jessica White Photography.

Tasha’s wedding dress offers a level of modesty for brides who want to be more covered up, without sacrificing style. The term “illusion neckline” means that there is a strong, high quality, sheer tulle that covers the neckline or backline. Because of this, there is an illusion of a lower neckline or lower backline, without losing support.

We love Tasha’s dress because of the beading and attention to detail. Photography by Jessica White Photography.

If you are looking for your perfect wedding dress, make an appointment at Bitsy Bridal, and we will help you find the wedding dress of your dreams. We can not wait to meet you! ❤

Our Bride, Abby.

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Our real #BitsyBride, in her perfect wedding dress from Bitsy Bridal, with her new husband. Photography by Kanyan K Photos.

Meet our real #BitsyBride, Abby. Abby found her perfect wedding dress here at Bitsy Bridal in Salk Lake City, Utah. She wore a lace tulle wedding dress on her special day. (To see more Bitsy Brides, click here)

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Our real #BitsyBride in her perfect wedding dress from Bitsy Bridal in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photography by Kanyan K Photos.

Abby’s perfect wedding gown has an A-line shape, and means that the bodice is fitted and the skirt flows out at the waist. Tulle is a great textile to use for an A-line wedding dress because it holds its shape without being too puffy, closer to a ballgown. However, it offers a similar level of flattery as a ballgown because it draws attention to the bride’s waist. Abby’s lace tulle wedding dress did that while exemplifying elegance.

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Our real #BitsyBride in her perfect wedding dress from Bitsy Bridal in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photography by Kanyan K Photos.

Abby’s lace tulle wedding dress is fanciful and graceful, but it is whimsical and fairytale like. It is her perfect wedding dress, and the perfect wedding dress for her woodsy outdoor wedding ceremony and her woodsy outdoor bridal pictures.

Our real #BitsyBride Abby’s woodsy outdoor wedding ceremony. She is wearing her perfect dress from Bitsy Bridal in Salt Lake City. Photography from Kanyan K Photos.

Our team is excited to help you find your perfect wedding dress! Click here to make an appointment at Bitsy Bridal!

Our Bride, Chelsea.

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Our real #BitsyBride, Chelsea, in her perfect dress, with her new husband. Photography by True Photography.

Our real bride, Chelsea, found her perfect wedding dress here at Bitsy Bridal in Salt Lake City, Utah. This #BitsyBride chose a beaded backless wedding dress which features an A-line skirt and key-hole back. Then, Chelsea chose to do custom alterations with our Bitsy Bridal in-house alterations team. Her wedding gown is the Dakota gown by Hayley Paige.

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Our real #BitsyBride during her dreamy wedding ceremony in her perfect wedding dress. Photography by True Photography.

The Dakota gown that Chelsea chose started with a mostly illusion tulle keyhole back. This makes the gown look more backless, and still offers the support of a keyhole back wedding dress. Chelsea opted to have our custom in-house alterations experts fill the illusion tulle. We used the same Hayley Paige beading as the rest of the bodice. This accentuates the keyhole back as a stylistic feature of the wedding gown.

Dakota wedding gown by Hayley Paige
The original design of the Dakota gown, before being professionally customized by the Bitsy Bridal in-house alterations team. Photo courtesy of JLM Couture.

Our seamstresses specialize in making ever alteration flow into the wedding gown’s original design. This keeps the wedding dress from looking patched with alterations. This process is also applied to our LDS modest temple build-ups. We never want anyone to be able to tell that something has been changed on your gown. 😉

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Photography by True Photography.

This beaded backless wedding dress with a custom keyhole back is a beautiful example of what our alterations team is capable of. For more information on our talented seamstresses, click here! And to have us find you the prefect wedding dress, click here!

Our Bride, Nikki.

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Nikki, our #BitsyBride, in her perfect dress with her new husband.

Meet our real #BitsyBride, Nikki! Nikki found her perfect wedding dress here at Bitsy Bridal in Salt Lake City. (Click here to make an appointment! ❤) She chose an A-line, tulle skirt wedding gown to wear on her wedding day in the beautiful mountains. Her wedding gown is by designer Tara Keely, which is a line designed by Lazaro, but at a more budget conscious price-point. Tara Keely is a great option for brides who are looking for a glamourous wedding dress, but want to keep the price a little more comfortable!

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Nikki in her perfect dress from Bitsy Bridal.

An A-line shaped wedding gown is a very flattering cut on every bride. A-line wedding dresses are comfortable because they are not tight through the hips and legs like a fit and flare wedding dress. They also draw attention to the waist of the bride, which is her smallest part of her body. Lazaro made this wedding gown for his Tara Keely line very airy and flowy in the skirt using tulle. A tulle skirt wedding gown is very light weight, adding to the comfort of the A-line shape.

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Nikki in her perfect dress with her new husband.

The bodice of Nikki’s dress is made from a beautiful lace that is perfect for her outdoor wedding. The lace is an abstract floral which looks lovely with the mountains and trees in the backdrop of her ceremony.

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Nikki in her perfect dress with her new husband on her picturesque wedding day.

If you are looking for your perfect gown, make an appointment at Bitsy Bridal and we will find you the gown that you will want to look back on for years to come! ❤

Our bride, Deidre.

Our bride, Deidre, in her horsehair hem champagne wedding dress, with her new husband.
Our real bride, Deidre, and her new husband in her perfect dress. Photography by White Haute Photography.

Meet our real #BitsyBride, Deidre! On her dreamy wedding day at the Tracy Aviary, Deidre wore a horsehair hem champagne wedding dress from our shop, Bitsy Bridal, in Salt Lake City, Utah. This gown is by the renowned designer, Lazaro, and is a ballgown silhouette.

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Our real bride, Deidre, and her new husband in her perfect dress. Photography by White Haute Photography.

This gown also has a fully beaded bodice and a sexy low back with crisscross details. Lazaro is famous for the wow factor he adds to his gowns. In this gown, the crystal-beaded bodice is fitted tightly to the waist, and the full ballgown skirt contrasts with the tight bodice to draw attention to the smallest part of the bride’s waist. A ballgown wedding dress is flattering on many body-types for this reason.

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Our #BitsyBride’s skirt takes center stage. Photography by White Haute Photography.

The champagne color of this wedding dress is also a universally flattering color. This horsehair hem champagne wedding dress has a deep golden undertone to the lining that ensures the color of the gown and the bride’s skin tone will not be washed out in pictures.

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Our #BitsyBride’s gorgeous horsehair hem, handkerchief skirt is playful during her first dance. Photography by White Haute Photography.

The horsehair hem on the skirt is the approximately three inch long trim at the bottom of each layer of the skirt. This trim is a piece of stiff material that helps the skirt hold its shape. This is especially important on a wedding gown that features a handkerchief hem like this Lazaro wedding dress..

Click here to make an appointment!❤

Our bride, McKenzie.

McKenzie in her perfect wedding dress, with her new husband. The happy couple is holding hands and is followed by their wedding party and guests.
McKenzie in her perfect wedding dress, with her new husband. Photography by Bagshaw Photo and Video.

Meet our real #BitsyBride, McKenzie! McKenzie got married at the Bright Building in Provo, Utah and wore the Juno wedding gown by designer Wtoo from our shop, Bitsy Bridal in Salt Lake City, Utah. Juno is an A-line wedding dress with a floral lace illusion neckline.

McKenzie, our real #BitsyBride is holding hands with her new husband and is turned towards him, looking over her shoulder. McKenzie paired and English net veil with her perfect wedding dress from Bitsy Bridal.
McKenzie paired and English net veil with her perfect wedding dress. Photography by Bagshaw Photo and Video.

Juno’s floral lace illusion neckline is beautiful on many shapes and sizes. The plunging V-shape flatters a small bust, but because of the illusion tulle, a bride with a larger bust will felt supported and held in. The term “illusion neckline” means there is a strong tulle that covers and supports the shape of the neckline. On this wedding gown, the illusion tulle comes up to about the collar bone, but it is barely noticeable.

Our real #BitsyBride, McKenzie, and her new husband and looking at each other, lovingly, with their foreheads touching. McKenzie is holding her bouquet of flowers at her side.
McKenzie and her new husband, wearing her perfect wedding dress. Photography by Bagshaw Photo and Video.

The illusion tulle and floral lace continues through the tank-straps and onto the back, giving the appearance of a backless wedding gown. The back also features covered buttons over the zipper closure. Juno comes in Latte, which is a cool toned nude, and Ivory. Latte is the color of our shop sample and the preference of the Bitsy Bridal staff because the contrast between the latte lining and ivory lace causes the lace to stand out more than ivory lace on ivory lining.

McKenzie’s perfect dress, from Bitsy Bridal. Photography by Bagshaw Photo and Video.

Click here to make an appointment and find your perfect wedding dress. ❤

Our bride, Jen.

Our real #BitsyBride, Jen and her new husband. Photography by Kylee Maughan.

Meet our real #BitsyBride, Jen. Jen was married at Wadley Farms, and purchased her sweetheart strapless ballgown here at Bitsy Bridal. (Click here to make an appointment❤) This gown captured Jen’s fairy tale wedding dreams beautifully.

Our real #BitsyBride, Jen in her perfect dress on her fairy tale wedding day. Photography by Kylee Maughan.

A sweetheart strapless ballgown is a favorite style of our stylists here at Bitsy Bridal because it is a universally flattering silhouette. The sweetheart neckline accentuates curves and flatters the shoulders. The fitted bodice and fullness of the skirt draw attention to the smallest part of the bride’s waist.

Our real #BitsyBride, Jen and her new husband. Photography by Kylee Maughan.

A sweetheart strapless ballgown is a very classic fairy tale wedding gown. This shape is timeless and won’t have you looking back at your wedding pictures the way you look at your mom’s dress from the 80s. 🤣 If you picture yourself looking like a princess on your wedding day, we highly recommend trying at least one ball gown wedding dress on to see if that is the look you are going for. Many designers choose to create these beautiful ball gown wedding dresses because they are flattering on all shapes. Our shop has a many ballgown wedding dresses to choose from. Click here to make an appointment! See you soon! ❤

Our real #BitsyBride, Jen in her perfect wedding dress and beautiful veil. Photography by Kylee Maughan.

Our bride, Amber.

Our #BitsyBride Amber in her perfect dress in Hawaii. Photography by Bikini Birdie.
Our #BitsyBride Amber in her perfect dress, West by Hayley Paige, in Hawaii. Photography by Bikini Birdie.

Our #BitsyBride, Amber, chose her perfect dress here at Bitsy Bridal in Salt Lake City, Utah! her perfect dress is West by Hayley Paige. West is a mermaid shaped gown with intricate beading all over the entire dress. Amber wore her West by Hayley Paige to her wedding at the Four Seasons in Hawaii and looked beautiful in it.

Our #BitsyBride Amber in her perfect dress, West by Hayley Paige, in Hawaii. Photography by Bikini Birdie.
Our #BitsyBride Amber in her perfect dress, West by Hayley Paige, in Hawaii. Photography by Bikini Birdie.

West is extremely popular among brides because of its signature HP flare. Hayley loves to make whimsical wedding gowns. This gown has a plunging neckline and is a backless wedding gown as well. This wedding gown is fully beaded with sequins.

If you are looking for the West Hayley Paige gown, Utah has only one retailer that carries it: Bitsy Bridal! Here at Bitsy Bridal, we know all of the ins and outs of our gowns, especially West by Hayley Paige as it is a staff favorite from its low back and intricate beading.

Our #BitsyBride Amber in her perfect dress,West by Hayley Paige, in Hawaii. Photography by Bikini Birdie.

Loving the beading and low back on West by Hayley Paige, Utah is here for these trends. West is sparkly and beautiful, and here at our shop, we are even able to make it custom LDS modest for you if that is what you would like. We have a great relationship with the Hayley Paige team and are able to source matching West fabric directly from them.

If West or another Blush by Hayley Paige gown is the gown of your dreams, make an appointment and come see what we have to offer. ❤

Our Bride, Beth.

Meet our #BitsyBride, Beth! Beth chose a lace boho wedding dress called India by Madi Lane. (Click here to see this dress in person!) Madi Lane offers the perfect dress at the perfect price, starting at just $1799.

The gorgeous sleeves on Madi Lane’s INDIA wedding gown, worn by #BitsyBride Beth. Photography by Haley Nord.

Madi Lane, boho GOALS

Madi Lane is designed in Australia by Liz Young. This line encompasses every bohemian bride’s fantasy. The wedding dresses feature lace, flowing sleeves, long trains, and sometimes even capes. This boho lace wedding dress with sleeves has a cold-shoulder style detail, and a fit and flare silhouette. A fit and flare wedding dress from Madi Lane will hug your curves beautifully but allow you to hike through Moab, just like Beth.

The sleeves are also detachable. Photo courtesy of Madi Lane.

These wedding dress sleeves also easily detach for an easy two-in-one look. Just pop them off, and snap them back on when you want them for pictures! This fit and flare wedding dress looks great on all shapes and sizes. As always, Madi Lane offers each gown in sizes 2-28, so Madi Lane is a great option if you are in need of a plus size wedding dress.

Every Madi Lane dress is available in sizes 2-28. This fit and flare wedding gown is gorgeous on a plus size bride. Photo courtesy of Madi Lane.

Beth in her fit and flare wedding dress, with her new husband. Photography by Haley Nord.

Want to be a #BitsyBride? Make an appointment to try on this fit and flare wedding dress and the rest of our Madi Lane Bridal collection at our shot here in Salt Lake City, Utah.

India by Madi Lane on our #BitsyBride Beth. Photography by Haley Nord.

Our Bride, Skylar

Meet Skylar, our real #BitsyBride. Skylar chose a lace fitted wedding dress, Rosalind, from our designer Ella Rosa, a favorite here at Bitsy Bridal. Rosalind is a traditional style wedding dress that features corded Alencon- style lace on tulle over a layer of Chantilly lace. This layering of lace creates a multi-dimensional look on Skylar’s perfect wedding gown. Many brides picture themselves on their wedding day in that traditional sparkly, lacy wedding gown and we are so happy that we achieved that vision for Skylar. Click here so we can do the same for you!

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The Rosalind wedding dress (also known as BE295) on our beautiful #BitsyBride, Skylar. Photography by Jacque Lynn Photography.

About the designer of this lace, fitted wedding dress:

Ella Rosa is the little sister of Kenneth Winston. Kenneth Winston offers their main line, Kenneth Winston Couture, and Ella Rosa. Ella Rosa still features the traditional charm of the KW main line, but with softer features such as less heavy embellishments, and a lower price point. Some brides do not want heavy beading and crystals, and Ella Rosa is the perfect line for them.

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Here is a close up of this fit and flare wedding dress by Ella Rosa. Image courtesy of Kenneth Winston.

Skylar’s pup loves her wedding dress as much as she does! The hem of this wedding gown features Alencon-style lace appliques that take this look to a whole new level! The appliques layered over the middle layer of lace creates a delicate wow factor. Look at that gorgeous hem on the train, and that cute doggy face!

Are you looking for a wedding dress like Skylar’s wedding dress? We can find you the perfect traditional, charming wedding dress at our shop!

The lace back on this perfect wedding dress. Photography by Jacque Lynn Photography.

Chocolate and Class

A Period Wedding with Some Chocolate

“All I need is love and chocolate.”

This wedding has me all sorts of ways! This bride really embraced the classics, with a black and white theme, a 1936 Cadillac, fedoras, and a plethora of roses. You are really taken back in time!

To top it off, this gorgeous wedding took place at Taste, a local chocolate shop in Provo that does gourmet chocolate tastings and produces their own chocolate. (Talk about good taste!)

Not only is the decor in this wedding absolutely stunning, but the dress is a showstopper too! This gown is a gorgeous Tulle New York design. It’s made with an amazing natural silk that has a crisp texture and an elegant feel. This mermaid style really flatters the figure, and is a timeless shape to match the rest of the wedding.

Photographer Ashley Hawkeye did a fabulous job of showcasing the smooth and crisp nature of the gown and the classy atmosphere of the space!

Our blog has featured quite a few different takes on the classy look, but there are so many ways to create an elegant and chic style all your own. The addition of chocolate and warmer tones makes this an extraordinary take on a common theme. The gown also has a unique flare to it that helps it stand apart from the typical mermaid shaped gowns!

We love showcasing our wonderful brides and their fabulous weddings. If you can’t get enough class in your life, check out our other post about modern classics! So and So that this editorial got featured on Utah Valley Bride.

Don’t forget to stop back for more looks at creative weddings and gowns. Call or book online to try on gowns like this from our collection. While you’re at it, reward yourself with some good chocolate. You deserve it. 😉

Til next time!

-Stacie

Photography Hawkeye Photography

Dress Bitsy Bridal 

Venue Taste

HMUA Blushing Blonde

Floral The Pear Blossom

Wedding Cake Sweet Cravings

Groom’s Cake The Pear Blossom

Bridesmaid Dress Ypsilon Dresses

Tuxes DC Tuxedos

Invites Jeneze Designs

Jewelry Tresor Jewelers

Vintage Car Antique Limo of Utah

Videographer Kylee Kay Videography

Rentals Diamond Rental

June: Dress of the Month

Summer is here and so is our Dress of the Month!

With the month of June comes a new shop favorite!

This month, we are showcasing a gown from the fabulous line, Alyne by Rita Vinieris! This gown is perfect for the summer months. It’s figure flattering without being too heavy, and it has the perfect amount of sleeve for an outdoor wedding. The talented Lindsey Shaun did such a beautiful job capturing the details of this gown!

This dress comes in ivory (as pictured), as well as a beautiful deep nude color that really makes the overlying lace pop!  Both colors are stunning in their own ways. The ivory version of this gown is perfect for the summer because the the coloring isn’t too heavy or deep, and it catches the bright summer sunshine beautifully!

This dress has a gentle mermaid fit with a moving waistline, which creates an elegant silhouette while still hugging the figure in the most flattering ways.

The lace detailing on this gown is absolutely stunning! It has a very unique patterning that sets it apart from your standard lace, and gives it a bit of an edge.

If you are into gowns that are different from your cookie cutter wedding gown, also check out our March: Dress of the Month.

This fabulous design is stunning for a summer wedding. If you love this look, call or book online to come and try this gown on in the nude or ivory! Need more ideas for your dream dress? Check out last months dress of the month for some more inspiration! Don’t forget to check back for some more gown showcases and helpful tips 🙂

Later Ladies!

-Stacie

Winter Weddings: What to Know!

Wishing for a Winter Wonderland Wedding?

What works and what you should think about for your festively frosty winter wedding day!

It’s that time of year again! Now is the time to start thinking about your winter wedding! Thinking of a spring wedding instead? Well, never underestimate the beauty of a blanket of snow to highlight your beautiful dress!

What better place for your ideal icy nuptials than in the beautiful snow covered mountains of Utah! This bride was clearly a fan! Her wedding was even featured in Rocky Mountain Bride . It was so stunning at Deer Valley Resort in Park City!

Have we convinced you yet?? Well, if we have, here are a few thoughts for your chilly celebration. First things first, warmth! Just because its cold outside doesn’t mean you have to freeze!

For that reason, many brides, choose to wear a long sleeve gown. Not only does it look elegant, but it can help keep you from turning into a popsicle before you turn into a wife. This bride chose a fabulous Tara Keely by Lazaro gown with a beautiful silk skirt, pockets, and a stunning lace top! Not into sleeves? Then this is the perfect opportunity to rock an adorable jacket or wrap!

Another important factor for your winter wedding is a nice toasty spot for your guests! This bride chose a wide open cabin where you can look at the beautiful snow outside while sitting by a gorgeous fireplace! Jessica White really made it look so cozy with her beautiful photography!

Thinking of saying “I do!” in the snow now? Come on in and check out our amazing designers! Call or book online to find the gown to dazzle your December wedding! Don’t forget to check back for some more wedding ideas and tips! Until then check out our post on Tropical Weddings for some more summery ideas!

Until Next Time Darlings!

-Stacie

Tropical Paradise!

A Tropical Wedding in Utah?

The Possibility for a Paradisaical Wedding!

Destination weddings are a dream come true! But what about when you need to be landlocked for the sake of your loved ones? No need to fear! There are plenty of ways you can have a tropical wedding without the plane tickets and sand stuck in your shoes.

This bride decided to bring the islands to Utah with her exotic taste in flowers and her beautiful gown. This gorgeous dress is by the wonderful and talented  Sareh Nouri. Her unique detailing and construction really make this gown stand apart from the crowd! She is one of our favorite exclusive designers!

Check out some of her latest looks here! Not a fan? No problem! Take a look at some of our other wonderful exclusive designers to find the one that fits your style!

It may not seem like it but, the key to an amazing themed wedding of any kind is the accessories. For tropical themes, the tropical flowers are a MUST! Even if the sun isn’t shining the beauty of some tropical flowers will take you straight to a cloudless island! If you are curious what kind of accessories and accents you would need for a themed wedding check out our post about Industrial Elegance or Keeping it Classical for some more ideas!

This fabulous wedding took place at Sage and Thistle. They are so fantastic for helping you achieve your dream wedding! They even have full and partial planning services so you can get you whatever you need for your perfect and special day!

Most importantly, photographer Lindsay Kaye did an absolutely beautiful job with these photos and really captured the beauty of the flowers and the intricate detail of the gown! So, give us a call or book an appointment online to come find the gown of your tropical dreams! Don’t forget to check back for more style and theme highlights!

Until Next Time Darlings!

-Stacie