A little while back now I had the incredible opportunity to visit with the absolutely amazing team that makes up Sandals Resorts, specifically in a few of their Jamaica locations such as Sandals Montego Bay & Sandals South Coast. The purpose of the trip was both to experience the unique opportunities that each and every Sandals guest has available to them, as well as take in their incredibly cool Aisle to Isle destination wedding program. Its true, there are a lot of places one could celebrate their destination wedding. What you really need to do is ask yourself, do they offer you the ability to personalize your wedding in every single aspect, delivering with luxury level design detailing? Do they afford you the ability to just show up, and actually be a guest at your own wedding, versus running around for all those last minute errands and projects like so many do?? With 18 resorts around the Caribbean, there is certainly at least one that will catch your eye, and remember, get married at one, honeymoon at a another!
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Sometimes it feels like there are a million and one things to consider when planning a wedding. For anyone that is in love with the idea of a glam wedding, but not all of the extra that goes with, consider a minimalist glam take like this metallic infused South African wedding! With an eye on the gorgeous blank slate event space of The Square Cube, a team of South African wedding pros brought sparkle and sophistication with a few choice pieces. The key to all glam weddings is shine, something this team brought to life by working with a sequin tablecloth and metallic details. No South African wedding would be complete without vibrant proteas, in hues that echoed the pink palette. The beauty to this gem is in what isn't there, the clever choice of sparing decor, allowing shine and reflection to fill the towering space making for a light and dreamy South African wedding!
What could spell dark romance better than a moody snow filled woodland world as your stage? While a snowy shoot might have been the goal for this styled elopement photographed by wedding photographer Lissables Photography, a dreamy blizzard filled world took hold! Expressing a dark romance feel, everything about this delicious elopement is style driven. Wedding designer A Pretty Styled Life brought the drama in the from of grandeur & sophistication. Working with a dark palette centered around black & gold with deep burgundy accents, wedding decor details were chosen that echoed an artistic mod edge. Uniquely geometrical elements dotted the sweetheart table from spherical treasures to gilded sea urchin like starbursts. Sweet treats in the form of sugar dusted donuts, chocolate dipped red velvet Oreo's and a petite gold wedding cake found the perfect home among the snow dusted surroundings. It is for me however, the gorgeous and perfectly fashion forward bridal look to the elopement that is everything. Donning a statement black cutout style gown from BCBG via Rent The Runway, paired with red heeled Louboutin's...
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Cool tone color palette are all too often over looked for more vibrant attention demanding hues. The truth is however that palettes like today's in a mix of grays, steely blues and hints of purple can be just as enchanting. Set at the Thornrose House, this styled shoot is all about gorgeous romantic gothic wedding drama. Featuring a mix of vintage rentals like an antique wood table and steely blue parlor chairs, spools of ribbon dotted the tablescape accenting handlettered calligraphy watercolor escort cards from Simply Handwritten by Anna. For a modern spin, both the bride and groom opted for a more fashion forward wedding style, pairing beautifully with their gothic wedding surroundings. Its all about the little touches, the romantic heart and the dreamy cool tone palette that make this a gray gothic wedding dream!