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Bridal Fashion: Ballerina Gowns

Vanessa | July 21, 2017

As artists, designers are going to pull their inspiration from elements all around them, one of them being the theater, and more specifically, the ballet. The ballet, being so timeless, feminine and filled with sparkly and soft costumes is an obvious form of inspiration for bridal fashion and our designers [...]

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Luxe Wedding Venue: Irish Cultural Center

Vanessa | July 20, 2017

If you are the couple looking for a luxury chateau venue, look into the Irish Cultural Center at McClelland Library near Downtown Phoenix. This venue brings you back in time, and away from the familiar desert scene. Complete with the rustic, stone walls, pebbled paths and lush greenery, the Irish [...]

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Romantic Mt. Lemmon Wedding by Love Story Films and Ashley Rae Photography

Vanessa | July 19, 2017

There is something special about rustic romantic weddings like Ashley and Arnold’s that captivate your heart and last forever in your memory. Both Ashley Rae Photography and Love Story Films were on-hand for Ashley and Arnold’s stunning Mt. Lemmon wedding. The couple met in a high school photography class exactly [...]

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Mid-Century Elegance Wedding Inspiration at Desert Botanical Garden

Vanessa | July 18, 2017

Mid-Century Elegance Wedding Inspiration Mid-Century design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright set the tone for this elegant shoot created by Deidre from dei-zinz fresh studio and photographed by Innovative Photos. With soaring Saguaros, oversized agave and the vast desert as a backdrop at the Desert Botanical Garden, the Ullman Terrace [...]

Phoenix Engagement Session Locations

Vanessa | July 17, 2017

What makes Phoenix one of the best cities to have your engagement session in is due largely to the vibrant and colorful diversity. Within Phoenix, one can find towering saguaros and desert landscape only a few miles from chic upscale lofts or moody urban sights. The agility of its terrain [...]

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Bridal Fashion: Sheath Dresses

Vanessa | July 14, 2017

One of the most versatile gown styles is a relatively modernized look called the sheath dress. The unique aspect about sheath dresses - and what makes them so popular among brides - is that they look good on any body shape. Whether a bride is apple, pear, or hourglass shaped- [...]

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Luxe Wedding Venue: The Saguaro

Vanessa | July 13, 2017

If you are ever to walk into the incredibly unique and fun lobby of The Saguaro in Scottsdale, you will find yourself immersed in pops of color from every direction. From the iconic seating area with the lime green wall and hot pink couch to the lemon yellow chairs by [...]

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Paradise Valley Estate Wedding by Jane in the Woods

Vanessa | July 12, 2017

We can’t get enough of Carla and JD’s beautiful Paradise Valley estate wedding. With photography by Jane in the Woods, this couple’s elegant yet laid-back wedding marks the airy romanticism of springtime Arizona weddings. Carla and JD met through their jobs, even though they lived hundreds of miles apart. They [...]

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Wedding Inspiration: Fresh Garden Party

Vanessa | July 11, 2017

For a wedding that includes a classy vibe with a touch of fun and whimsy, a garden party theme is an excellent choice. As an added bonus, lounging in one of Arizona’s many beautiful gardens is a fantastic way to beat the heat. It will also be a unique twist [...]

Bridal Trends: Gray Gowns

Vanessa | July 7, 2017

  As 2017 brides get bolder and more fashion forward with their wedding dresses, we are seeing more and more color coming from our designers. More deep ivory, blush, champagne, alabaster, and even gray! As unconventional as it sounds, gray tones are making their debut on the bridal fashion runways, [...]

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