Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Playing off the desert landscape of the Boulders Resort & Spa, earth tones mixed with feminine elements to create this Southwest vibe captured by Ashley Rae Photography and Love Story Films. Champagne, off-white and cream gowns from Uptown Bridal & Boutique added to the natural and upscale bohemian feel of the day paired with organic blooms from Butterfly Petals. To complete the look, Makiaj Beauty showcased their signature glow makeup with untamed waves and intricate braids. Trying to not upstage the gowns, “Pinkie” the camel was the perfect addition to this desert shoot! From beaded bodices to vintage lace, mermaid silhouettes to ballgowns, these stunning desert beauties gowns are for the bride looking to make a statement on her big day!

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

For the classic bride looking for a hint of sexiness, the “Lotus” is modern A-line gown from Enzoani embellished with beaded lace down to the stunning scalloped skirt. An illusion top creates a gorgeous floral sweetheart neckline leading to a seemingly backless gown. RING: Kunzite pink crystal ring with pave diamonds in 18k white gold from E.D. Marshall Jewelers. EARRINGS: Playing off the floral design of the gown, gorgeous 14k white gold diamond drop floral earrings. BRACELET: Sparkling pink sapphire and diamond bracelet in 14k white gold. FLOWERS: A bundle of Serruria florida, also known as the blushing bride, combines with pampas grass and eucalyptus for a beautiful, boho bouquet from Butterfly Petals.

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

A full-length mermaid gown from Beautiful by Enzoani features a bold embroidery lace bodice flowing into a soft, tulle skirt from Uptown Bridal Boutique. RING: A perfect pop of color, an oval fancy yellow diamond ring with a pave diamond halo in a 18k white gold band. EARRINGS: Elegant drop earrings feature small yellow diamonds and a large Round cut diamond from E.D. Marshall Jewelers. NECKLACE: The pair to the earrings, a stunning oval fancy yellow diamond necklace with tiny yellow diamonds and yellow gold accents. FLOWERS: Vibrant light pink stock mixes with earthy greens as the perfect bouquet to complete this free-spirited look.

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Add a touch of vintage glam with this Enzoani “Laurie” flowing mermaid gown from Uptown Bridal Boutique. Thin beaded straps lead to a deep-V neckline and a beaded bodice, then turn around for a dramatic low cut back. RING: Gorgeous green emerald ring with Trillion cut diamond accents. NECKLACE: One-of-a-kind art deco estate emerald and diamond necklace in platinum from E.D. Marshall Jewelers. FLOWERS: A stunning pink king protea is paired with airplants, pampas grass and greenery to complete the look.

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Bridal Trends: Desert Beauties captured by Ashley Rae Photography at The Boulders Resort & Spa | Arizona Weddings Magazine

Arizona Weddings Magazine Featured Vendors
Photography & Styling: Ashley Rae Photography
Bridal Gown Boutique: Uptown Bridal & Boutique
Floral Design: Butterfly Petals
Jewelry: E.D. Marshall Jewelers
Venue: Boulders Resort & Spa
Hair/Makeup & Styling: Makiaj Beauty
Videography: Love Story Films