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May 2017

Pippa Middleton’s Wedding-Dress Details Revealed

By |2017-05-31T03:48:58+00:00May 31st, 2017|Articles|

Pippa Middleton’s Wedding-Dress Details Revealed

Published on May 12, 2017

Brides Are Ditching Bouquets for 13-Pound Clumps of Vegetation

By |2017-05-05T04:44:30+00:00May 5th, 2017|Articles|

By Sara Randazzo
April 28, 2017 10:37 a.m. ET
Wedding bouquets are going wild and free.

For some brides, long gone are the days of tightly wrapped, ball-shaped bunches of roses or calla lilies that get joyfully thrown over one’s shoulder at wedding’s end to the delighted crowd.

Now, gigantic, earthy bridal arrangements are moving into the aisle, with some looking a bit more like assemblages of landscaping than traditional wedding décor. And these oversize bouquets definitely aren’t made for tossing.

“I would have knocked someone out,” said 24-year-old Chandler Banas at the thought of throwing her oversized arrangement of pink peonies and greenery at her Texas barn wedding last summer. Not wanting to chuck the tradition entirely, Ms. Banas had a more modest bouquet made expressly for the toss.

“The bigger, the bolder, the more dramatic the flowers, people just stop in their tracks and say wow,” said Jen Fariello, a wedding photographer based in Charlottesville, Va.

Wedding planners, florists and photographers say brides are increasingly looking for that showstopper moment and see flowers as a way to stand out. The practice has also bloomed as couples incorporate more locally sourced products throughout weddings, which in florals can mean wildflower blooms as well as branches, vines, succulents and even local fruits and vegetables.

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April 2017


By |2017-05-05T04:45:31+00:00April 26th, 2017|Articles|

Rejoice! The spring 2018 bridal season has something for everyone. No joke: If you want to saunter down the aisle J. Lo-at-the-Grammys or Rihanna-at-Coachella style with a deep plunge to the pelvis, hip-high slit, exposed back, peekaboo paneling or bedazzled illusion effects (or all of the above), go for it. Or maybe you’re more of a classic bride, in the mold of Kate Middleton in her lacy long sleeves or Grace Kelly in an old Hollywood ballgown, you do you. (Or just forgo that whole traditional gown business all together.)

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June 2016

April 2016

February 2016

The American Wedding Guide

By |2016-02-29T20:20:38+00:00February 16th, 2016|Magazine, Wedding, Wedding Bouquets|

Beyond words to see this! SO excited, more to come!! I love this team of collaborators! www.stillsandvideo.com.

Ohh love walking into a store and seeing our work on another cover. Such a great surprise. What a fun photoshoot with Miss USA Erin Brady Capasso.

Makeup by Naomi and hair by Tonya of www.SalonNaomi.com
Dress by Mariella Creations
Styling and headpiece by Jeweled Bouquets by Danielle Aspinwall
Photo by Paul Tortora


Bejeweled Wedding Inspiration

By |2017-04-22T17:46:06+00:00February 15th, 2016|Wedding, Wedding Bouquets|

If you are seeking bejeweled wedding inspiration, you’ll find it in this styled shoot by Val McCormick Photography at Harkness Memorial State Park in CT! This shoot was designed by Reverie Gallery Vendor Boutique member Danielle Aspinwall of Jeweled Bouquets by Danielle Aspinwall. As you can see from this shoot, our Vendor Boutique members are the best in the business! If you’re planning a wedding, make our Vendor Boutique your first stop! See more at: http://reveriegallery.com/bejeweled-wedding-inspiration/#

From the designer… The inspiration for this shoot was “Opposites Attract”. Well, our real life couple is just that. Matt, tall with brown hair and Nicole, petite and blonde, that fit the inspiration for this shoot perfectly.

The soft romantic lines of the bride’s Pronovias halter gown from Mariella Creation’s, with intricate beading and neck and shoulder details evoke the look of a cape, played to the soft romantic vintage look we were trying to achieve and still be fashion forward. So I asked Mariella for something new that would capture the trends going forward. As always she knew exactly what I would love to complete my overall vision. The navy & black groom’s tux, provided by Formals by Antonio was fresh and urban but, still classic. We wanted to encompass what we saw on the red carpet worn by the stars but, turn it bridal.

Harkness Memorial Park further allowed us the opportunity to marry an urban feel to the romantic. The hard edge green house that we styled more contemporary played counter balance to the soft canopy of cottage roses on the garden trellis that enclosed their sweetheart table. A gold lace sequin table cloth on a streamline glass table and an abundance of colorful floral, further complimented the soft romantic feel we were looking to achieve. The makeup by Alexis Gameroz-Steeiey helped us continue the stage of that romantic bridal look with the wine colored lips against our bride Nicole’s, fair skin. Ashley Hinman did a gorgeous side sweep bridal up do to show off Nicole’s hair. The side sweep allowed us to capture the beautiful details of the back of the dress. The photographer Val McCormick and the videographer Matt Van Ness did a beautiful job working together and made sure we were able to capture, the details, and the chemistry between the bride and groom.

All of the professionals that contributed to this shoot inspired each other, even in spite of the 95 degree heat and time constraints we were under.