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We have a lot of gorgeousness to share with you today! When it comes to picking wedding gowns and bridesmaids dresses every bride has their unique style. Some like strapless gowns while others prefer a more classic look. We have just been introduced to Martina Liana Wedding Gowns and Sorella Vita Bridesmaids Dresses and can’t wait to share them with you.

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The Martina Liana couture wedding gown collection has risen from the celebrated mind of Chief Creative Officer, Martine Harris. Every design focuses on superior quality and comfort and features only the finest French laces, pure silks, and two key fits that are unique to the label – the ‘Couture Fit’ and the ‘Atelier Fit’. Martina Liana’s sister label, Sorella Vita Bridesmaid Dresses, provides a perfect touch of personality and style to any bridal occasion at prices for every consideration set.

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Today we are excited to introduce you to the Martina Liana Fall 2015 Wedding Dress Collection! Perfection becomes a reality with the Martina Liana collection, featuring newly elevated designs combined with tried and true detailed craftsmanship. Martina believes that perfection is a partnership, and she wants every bride to have her dream dress, which is why every detail, on every design in the collection can be fully customized.

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The company also believes that bridesmaids should stun too, enter Sorella Vita! Just in time for summer, Sorella Vita’s Designer Series has struck gold with the much anticipated debut of the new Modern Metallic collection. Looking for the perfect sparkly number for an engagement party, cocktail hour or summer soiree? This new collection provides the perfect touch of fashionable sophistication for any occasion. Select from a fun, midi-length tank style, a front-gathered low-v neckline silhouette, a blouson design with delicate straps, or an amazing back view with a low cowl neck and cap sleeves – each gown comes in all five matte-sequin colors.

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These lines are absolutely gorgeous and we know will make any bride (or bridesmaid) look and feel their best on the big day!! To find out where Martina Liana is sold near you, visit the store locator here and the store locator for Sorella Vita here.

This post is sponsored by Martina Liana Wedding Gowns, though all opinions are our own! Please follow them on Instagram and Pinterest to keep up with their newest designs!

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Gasp! Swoon. Sigh…We’re basically speechless over this one. Lavender and Rose, a.k.a. event-planner-extraordinaire, created an absolutely breathtaking wedding day for Liz and Jonathan in the South of France. The florals are heavenly, the bride is timelessly elegant and the scenery will take your breath away. We can’t even find the words to describe this level of gorg. Luckily, these incredibly stunning images by the uber-talented Marianne Taylor Photography say it all.

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What made the wedding special and unique?

We really wanted a destination wedding. I was in love with all things French – I had lived there in the past, we both spoke the language, he proposed and so it was easy, South of France it would be. I googled ‘wedding planners in the South of France’ and came across Lavender and Rose. Even from the first glance of their website, I knew they would be the right choice. Thankfully, Jennifer said they would be available to plan our wedding for late September and off we went. Jennifer was excellent. Her vision, style, professionalism and attention to detail was impeccable and at all stages of the planning process, she kept me calm and assured. I knew she had it under control (even when I didn’t) and most importantly, she understood my vision for the day. That’s key.

After a lot of issues with finding the right church, with the help of some family friends, we secured a beautiful church in Bar-sur-Loup, a tiny village just north of Mougins/Cannes. The church itself was perfect but the views were spectacular, in the mountains and overlooking a large impasse. It definitely had that wow factor. Our church ceremony music was performed by Hitched Wedding Music. Their voices are simply breathtaking and even during rehearsals, they amazed our bridal party.

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What were some touches added to make it personal?

We had welcome bags hand delivered by Jennifer and her team. They included a tiny bottle of champagne, locally made soap and jam from Grasse and heel protectors (as the Chateau had stony paths). They also had all the details for pick up times, locations etc so everyone knew exactly where they had to be and when. Catering was by Parfum et Saveurs – the food was simply delicious, served to guests under silver lids to keep the food warm as there was quite a walk from the kitchen to marquee.

We had a live acoustic walking band, the Gypsy Queens, who played in between courses and speeches – they went to our guests tables and asked them for their requests. They really got everyone in the party mood. It was such a good idea to have them play in between courses as I often felt at previous weddings, that part can sometimes drag. After the cake cutting (our cake was by Wedding Cakes by Pamela) and dessert, the band led us up to another staged area with a grand piano and festoon lights where Jon serenaded me – a complete surprise. It was so romantic and a moment I will treasure. Jon and I had our first dance to a live performance of the song My Cherie Amour (classic) with all our guests waving sparklers. The Gypsy Queens led everyone to the inside dance area for the final part of the day, the dancing. Our DJ was Yannick Le Roux who was excellent. I think Jennifer had to literally move people off the dance floor at 3am! Yannick really listened to what we wanted and I would strongly recommend him. Another great idea was to have the Photo Booth by Alban Pichon in the same area as the dancing so that when people got a bit tired from dancing, they could act silly with French themed props and take away their pictures.

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What was the most memorable part of the day?

Jon and I travelled in style to our reception in a vintage Aston Martin Lagonda. It was so vintage we had a wind up roof! I squeezed me and my dress into the car and there was just enough room for my new hubby! The guests followed behind in organised transport beeping their horns!

Our reception was held at the dreamy Franco-Italian Chateau Diter located just outside of Grasse. Filled with statues, fountains, ponds, flowers and the most spectacular renovated chateau, it was the perfect location for us. We had two large marquees set up (just in case) and boy were we glad of that. For what seemed like a lifetime (I was told later it was 20mins), we had a torrential downpour, just as we arrived at the venue. Jennifer dealt with it in true professional style and ushered everyone to champagne and canapés under the marquee. We had stunning music again from Hitched Wedding Music during the cocktail with Rob playing on a grand white piano and Rosie singing 1950s classics to jazz favourites. The French caricaturists and live cooking stations by caterer Parfum et Saveurs kept guests entertained.

The rain was worth it – after the clouds parted, we had this heavenly ethereal light, something I have never witnessed before. It was magical and made for some amazing photographs from our photographer, Marianne Taylor and videographer Clark and Palmer Wedding Films (both UK based) . They captured the detail, the light, the mood and all the tiny details which whizz past you on the day.

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Tell us how you met and became engaged.

I met Jonathan at a friend’s birthday party in a steak house in East London. He wasn’t my usual type I have to say but I was intrigued when he ordered the largest meat platter I had ever seen. He has now admitted it was all an attempt to get my attention but I just remember asking myself ‘Who is that hungry Chinese guy and how on earth will he finish all that meat?’ Well it worked – the following weeks were full of old school romance, fun filled dates like ping pong, swing dancing and restaurant hopping. It was the most fun I’d had in a long time! After a year and a half, he got down on one knee in true romantic fashion at a beautiful Chateau in a small village outside of Lyon. And so the French story began.

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Vendors: Photography: Marianne Taylor Photography // Videographer: Clark and Palmer Wedding Films // Event Planning: Lavender And Rose // Florist: Miss Rose by Perrine // Wedding Gown: Sassi Holford // Stationery: Louise Richardson // Caterer: Parfum et Saveurs // Singer: Gypsy Queens and Hitched Wedding Music // Wedding venue: Chateau Diter

Talk about a striking couple! If it isn’t immediately obvious from the gorgeous fashion at this wedding—the bride and groom are fashion designers. Both of whom, designed their own wedding party wardrobe. We’re loving Jenny’s choice for her bridesmaids—avante-garde, navy jumpsuits—which Micah balanced out beautifully with the sharp fitting tuxedoes he designed for his groomsmen. The additional details of the event were clean and minimal (think graphic white calla lilies) and the couple let the always-cool Parker Palm Springs venue do the talking. Thankfully, Jenny Smith & Co. was there to perfectly capture the day.

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What made the wedding special and unique?

We both are very artistic individuals and wanted a venue that was unique. We both have always loved the aesthetic and history behind the Le Parker Meridien in Palm Springs and felt an outdoor sunny November wedding at the hotel would be the perfect fit. We wanted the design of the wedding to be minimalistic and clean. We stuck to white calla lilies for the bouquets and centerpieces, navy jumpsuits for the bridesmaids, navy tuxedos for the groomsmen, and let the venue make up the rest of the overall look and feel.

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What were some touches added to make it personal?

We are both fashion designers so Micah designed tuxedos for the groomsmen, while Jenny and her twin sister, Brie, designed jumpsuits for the bridesmaids.

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What was the most memorable part of the day?

We decided to write our own vows and recited them to each other for the first time at the wedding. It made for a truly unique ceremony full of laughs and tears. In addition, our fathers’, siblings’ and friends’ speeches were hilarious, memorable and so special.

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Tell us how you met and became engaged.

For Micah’s birthday, he invited a small group of friends to Palm Springs with a secret proposal plan in mind. As the birthday meal ended, a waiter set a giant cake down in front of Jenny, to which she explained, “its his birthday, not mine” and pushed the cake in front of Micah. Micah then leaned into Jenny and asked her to read the cake which read “Will You Marry Me?!” and got down on one knee! What prompted the decision to have the wedding at this particular venue?

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Vendors: Photography: Jenny Smith & Co. // Event Planner: Couture Events // Reception Venue: Parker Palm Springs // Cinema and Video: Chris Wohlers // Floral Designer: my little flower shop // Dress Designer: Elizabeth Fillmore // Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen // Invitations: Paperless Post // DJ: DJ Chris Paul //

What’s white, pink and metallic all over? Definitely this wedding and it’s absolutely adorable. Dawn and Tim celebrated their wedding in spectacular style at the super-scenic Monarch Beach Bay Club. We’re especially in love with the tablescape details stlyed by our talented friends at Bliss Productions Wedding and Event Planning . And, of course, we totally heart the tasteful incorporation of the heart motif. Check out all the love and joy as captured in gorgeous images by Jana Williams Photography.

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What made the wedding special and unique? 

Dawn and Tim’s wedding was an intimate ceremony among close friends and family at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Bay Club in Dana Point, CA. For the colors, we went with, Blush, gold, and grey, with pops of melon. Dawn got these colors from the champagne that they drank the night of their engagement. The love between Tim, Dawn, and Dawn’s daughter Elle was represented by three hearts, and was the inspiration for many of the details of their wedding. The three hearts representing Dawn, Tim and Dawn’s daughter Elle were included on the invite, the three-tier cake and the sign for the favors.

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What were some touches added to make it personal? 

Guests were given mini bottles of champagne as favors, which represented the night that Tim proposed to Dawn under the stars with champagne. We also included on the sign a saying about enjoying bubbly under the stars for guests. The couple resides in Chicago, therefore table names were based off the couple’s favorite streets there. Because Dawn’s daughter Elle is such a big part of both Tim and Dawns life, they chose to have a scavenger hunt for the kids, as well a fire pit, complete with s’mores making station with Dawn’s favorite chocolate, and specialty marshmallows for everyone to enjoy. Floral arrangements consisted of dahlias, pink tulips, and blush colored roses. Dawn’s dress included blush in it and had a fun cut. The aisle of the ceremony had an ombre effect and large arrangements on either side to compliment the beautiful ocean behind the bride and groom.

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Vendors: Photographer: Jana Williams Photography // Planning & Design:Bliss Productions Wedding and Event Planning  // Ceremony and Reception & Accommodations: Monarch Beach Bay Club // Entertainment: Still Listening Productions // Florist: Square Root Designs // Rentals: Classic Party Rentals // Linens: La Tavolia Linen // Desserts: Sweet and Saucy // Hair & Makeup: Brush Salon

Blues skies + blue sea + blue tulle. We’re excited to be sharing a lovely little inspiration shoot sent over to us by the gals at Harmony Creative Studio. It’s breezy, blue and one-hundred-percent beautiful thanks to the gorgeous images captured by Christine Sara Photography. Relax and enjoy the scenery!

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Vendors: Photography: Christine Sara Photography // Event Design & Styling: Harmony Creative Studio // Flowers: Heirloom Design House // Location: El Matador Beach, Malibu, CA // Blue Dress: Rmine Bespoke  // Bridal Accessories: Styled by TC // Paper Goods: Dear Darling Calligraphy & Co. // Vintage Rentals: Pretty Vintage Rentals // Hair: Cydney Hernandez // Make-up: Vanessa Broin, Bee Pretty Makeup Artistry // Models: Claudia Serven and Meghan Aro