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    Friday
    Jul112014

    Fantasy Friday ~ An Outdoor Ceremony, A Glamorous Wedding Gown & A Good Old Fashioned Cake-Face Smash! 

    I'm not gonna lie... I get excited by a good old fashion cake-face-smash. I know I shouldn't, but I really do! In fact, I have a WHOLE conversation with each of my B+Gs about how they are going to handle feeding each other wedding cake, because it's an absolutely important conversation to have! Sooooo... when I get to see pics of one, I get excited. I get excited because most of my clients choose not to "smash". They end up playing it safe (and when there is a wedding dress involved, it's understandable!), but not Joy and Ron! Just wait! When you scroll down, you will see how brilliant Joy is! She made it out of the cake cutting unscathed! Seriously, she's my new hero!

    Anyway... Joy & Ron were married at the University Place Hilton in Charlotte, North Carolina. The ceremony was stunning; overlooking a beautiful water fountain and a boardwalk. The reception followed with food, drinks, and a ton of dancing! 

    WOW! Holy hell! This is a GORGEOUS wedding dress!So cute. I love those little dresses!YES!!So lovely...I can't even handle how awesome Ron is! Oh yeah!!!The bride's two young sons... Can you say adorable?

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    Friday
    Jun132014

    Fantasy Friday ~ A Passion for Purple... A Deliciously Decadent Styled Shoot

    In case you didn’t know, purple is the color of good judgment (I know! Right??), and as it turns out, radiant orchid is the Pantone wedding color for 2014. How cool is that?? So bridey, if you’re incorporating purple into your wedding day, then clearly you have some seriously fantastic judgment! Recognizing that a purple color palette is a fantastic way to express oneself, some splendidly creative and talented wedding vendors teamed up with a cool venue in Dover, Massachusetts, The Connors Center, and rocked this radiant orchid palette so hard that I can hardly stand it! When I was done picking up jaw off of my desk, I immediately jumped at the chance to share this shoot with you. (Psst! Hey Boston brideys! Look to your right... Bitchless Bride is coming to Boston!)

    Bridey, there is so much to look at in this post, that I am about two shakes away from freaking out! I mean from the grounds of The Connors Center, to vases of allium and viburnum on the place card table, to the remarkable Indian inspired linen, to the bride’s STUNNING bouquet to the awesome purple wedding cake with a big-ass antique gold flower… OMG, the list goes on and on! Like, there’s even a purple wedding dress with a freaking tutu and then a costume change into a gorgeous white wedding gown. And the fact that I am jealous of the flower girl’s dress might mean that there is something truly wrong with me. Anyway, I think I am officially write/rambling, so I will let you get to it! Scroll away! Enjoy this one! Um, I think it’s clear that I did. Seriously, I think I need a cold shower…

    Holy moly! Look at this place! Hi. I need this dress. That's all.Lovely costume change! And the grounds of The Connors Center are perfect for a wedding!I cannot get over the amazing florals in this shoot! Absolutely incredible!I mean... I can't... The gold tutu, the purple shoes and the overall cuteness is going to throw me over the edge.Hypnotiq is one badass drink... Look it up. I bet it's delicious with Prosecco. Definitely a "dazzler"!

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    Tuesday
    Jun032014

    The Truth Hurts Tuesday ~ REALLY? A Bride Ties a Baby to her Wedding Dress?

    OMG? WHAT the fuck? I had a whole other THT prepared (which you will see next Tuesday), but after I read this story on Buzzfeed, I literally dropped everything so that I could weigh in on this ridiculousness. Bridey, in case you missed it, check out this link. Yeah, apparently, the bride wanted her one month old baby girl to be part of the wedding ceremony; to be with her as she went down the aisle, so instead of I don't know, CARRYING her, she tied the baby to the train of her wedding dress, and dragged her down the aisle. Can I get an OMG, WHAT THE FUCK?! Right???

    Look, I'm not trying to be a hater. You know that's not how I roll. In fact, I spend a ton of time writing about how to make your wedding your own, how to ignore the "noise" and the bullshit and I truly try to push you, bridey, to do what's important to the two of you on your wedding day. And, for those of you who already have children together (or from another relationship), awesome! It's a fabulous idea to include them in your wedding ceremony or even have them walk you down the aisle! But, adhering your children to your wedding dress? I'm sorry, but that's all sorts of fucked up. Not only that, but it's dangerous! Your wedding dress is long, and your shoes are high. And sometimes, shit happens and a girl can lose her balance. Yeah, that alone is not pretty, but at least you're not putting anybody else's safety at risk; certainly not a four week old baby.

    Some people are suggesting that the authorities ought to get involved, but I disagree. While I think it was an incredibly stupid idea, I don't automatically connect the dots, point my finger at the bride and deem her as an unfit parent. Perhaps the hormones got the best of her and she really believed that the baby was "covered by Christ". Or perhaps she really, really thought it was a good idea to drag her newborn behind her. Whatever the case may be, it was not a good idea; it was a terrible idea. And I don't think I am the only one who thought so...

    If you look at the pic on Buzzfeed, there is a gentleman on the edge of the aisle who clearly looks horrified... You can definitely see "what the fuck" written all over his face. So, my question (or two) is why the hell didn't anybody suggest that the bride carry the child with or instead of her bouquet? Why didn't anybody mention to the bride that the baby may get injured, or that it would be plain stupid and fucking weird to drag her down the aisle? I dunno, but having a very young child behind you (instead of in front of you or next to you) in any situation seems dangerous. But, to do it intentionally? That's fucked up.

    What do you think? Haters gonna hate? Or just a really stupid idea?

    Image via The Bridal Bar

    Friday
    May302014

    Fantasy Friday ~ Tropical Gardens, Gorgeous Beaches and Just Eight Guests

    While Michelle and Gavin didn’t quite elope, they did what I would have LOVED to do if my family situation was a bit more peaceful; they took eight guests to Port Douglas, Queensland Australia and got married. I mean… It really doesn’t get much better than that, right? Bridey, if you’re not the kind of girl that wants a big bash, then this is the way to go! Find a fabulous location, grab a few friends and family members, and get married! Oh, and get some hot red Jimmy Choo’s like Michelle did while you’re at it! (Scroll down, bridey, and you’ll be drooling like I was!! Seriously, it was all I could do not to open the post with those fucking A MAZ ING shoes!)

    Anyway… A cool ‘lil tid bit? Gavin, the groom, is wedding photographer! Although this time, he found himself on the other side of the camera, and he couldn’t quite let go of his desire to capture the moment. Apparently, he and Michelle scouted locations together and found the perfect ceremony location based on the best light. Gavin even directed a few of the location shots himself. Go see for yourself! Enjoy!
    Michelle, you are a truly beautiful bride...
    Um. Yeah. O.M.G. Holy Jimmy Choo!
    So, so, so pretty! I am in love with this wedding dress! Now, look down! Check out the back! Holy shit! Absolutely incredible!
    Perfect hair and make up, and simply stunning bling with that crazy awesome dress!
    Can't go wearing those on the beach now, can you?

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    Wednesday
    Apr162014

    Real Wedding Wednesday ~ An Amazing Beachfront, Thailand Wedding

    I am absolutely astounded by these photographs. Like, astounded. Part of it is because I desperately need a vacation, and lately if I see palm trees, then I start to daydream about warm beaches, bikinis and cocktails with umbrellas, but mostly it's because this wedding is just fucking stunning. STUN NING. I mean, Gabrielle is a magnificent bride (just wait, you'll see), and Gareth is truly adorable (again, you'll see, and agree!). And you all know that I LOVE Hilary Cam, and when you take in these breathtaking photographs, it will be impossible for you not to to love Hilary too...

    Hilary Cam wrote: Gareth proposed to Gabrielle in South Africa where she grew up. Their choice of Phuket for their wedding was due to it being between South Africa and Australia, so both families could easily travel and share the day. The Jewish ceremonies scattered throughout the day were full of energy and warmth, matched by the stunning beach sunset that seemed to go on forever – something we have missed since returning to the eastern shores of Sydney.

    Seriously? SERI OUS LY? I mean, look at that crystal clear water! OMG! Damn Gabrielle. You are intoxicating.A fantastic way to remember those who aren't with us anymore...Hello handsome!Pure happiness.Apparently it was so hot and humid that Hilary's lenses began to fog! (Like you can tell! Such FAB pics!)I really, really love the bridesmaids dresses!The details in Gabrielle's wedding dress are unbelievable!I can't. I really can't. OMG.Amazing wedding... Amazing.

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    Photographer: Hilary Cam Photography Sydney
    Venue: Katathani, Phuket Beach Resort
    Wedding Dress: Carla Zampatti
    Shoes & Clutch: Jimmy Choo
    Rings: Miller Diamonds
    Makeup: Catie Kenzie Makeup
    Groom’s Suit: Calibre