From Dawn to Dusk: A Bridal Editorial

From lace that’s like the soft light of the morning to beading that glimmers like the glow of sunset, this bridal editorial, shot by the talented Dillon Ivory Photo, feels like a journey through a full day of romance. The talented team took inspiration from each BHLDN dress to create a distinctly inspired bridal look, and the results are that of magic hours.9w7a10139w7a10449w7a10099w7a1113 9w7a1119 9w7a1151 BHLD bridal editorial9w7a1261 9w7a1244


Dresses: BHLDN

Photography: Dillon Ivory Photography

Hair and Make Up Artistry: Alisha Cassandra Hair 

Flowers: Carrot Flower Company

Model: Ksenya Sovenko of Heffner Management

The First Dance: A Ballet Bridal Editorial

Music and movement are languages of love, and as  the first dance is one of the most emotionally potent points of a wedding, there couldn’t have been a source of better inspiration for this carefully choreographed editorial. Ink & Grain Photography captured the beauty of ballet with blooms by Ponderosa and Thyme and an ethereal Leanne Marshall gown via Portland’s The English Depart. Rich with feeling, this styled shoot juxtaposes soft tulle and pastel petals with striking shadows and bold movement- resulting in the ultimate representation of romance.

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Lovely Meets Low-Key: Casual Wedding Hairstyles

Some brides have dreamed of getting all dolled up for their wedding since the days of playing dress-up, while others would be more than okay with skipping the glam squad. If you fall into the latter category, don’t let the pressure to look like the most gorgeous version of yourself on your wedding day dictate your beauty decisions. Does the idea of an up-do have you feeling down? Have no fear. Let these casual wedding hairstyles from our real brides inspire your breezy, bridal look.

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Channel the woodlands with an earthy, undone hairstyle. Baby’s breath and a bohemian French side braid make for the perfect match. (Photo by Samantha McFarlen. See more from Carly and Jeremy’s lakeside wedding.)

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Soft waves and a subtle sweep of the bangs allow the bride’s natural beauty to take center stage. (Photo by Bethany Small. See more of Kendal and Mitch’s backyard wedding.)


Who needs flowers? This crown of gorgeous, deep-green foliage atop simple straight hair offer just enough “oomph” for an intriguing, romantic look. (Photo by Kimberley Kufaas. See more of Lucy and Ryan’s post-wedding portraits.)

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Understated ringlets and a deep side part allow a pretty, pearl-encrusted hairpiece to shine. (Photo by Courtney Bowlden.See more of Kayla and Corbin’s big day in Bellingham.)


Small white blooms make an excellent adornment to a relaxed half-up, half-down ‘do. (Photo by Olivia Strohm. See more of Carissa and Daniel’s adorable outdoor wedding.)


Enchanting Winter Styled Shoot

Enchanting Winter Styled Shoot | Behind the Sea Photography |

As snow softly falls from above, the beauty of winter captivates our souls. The kiss of the cold ignites goosebumps on our skin and the light reflecting off of the white dances a little differently. There’s an undeniable aura of romance that the season provides, and this enchanting styled shoot, captured by Behind the Sea Photography, beautifully marries the wonder of a wedding with the majesty of wintertime.

“For this shoot, we set out to create a warm and moody indoor environment that would lend itself to a intimate winter gathering. Lush florals by Jordan Moll topped off the style with a rich, moody color palette of crimson, berry hues, gold, and a touch of dusty blue.

The Summit at Snoqualmie gave our series a final, dreamy touch as the light snowfall highlighted an original gown by Phuong Minh Nguyen and a sparkling headpiece by Melinda Rose Design.”

-Olivia of Behind the Sea Photography

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“On the Wind” Organic Styled Shoot


Inspired by a landscape of rich, rugged rock, lush waters, and rolling trees, this styled shoot beautifully captures the spirit of the Pacific Northwest. Romance abounds in every shot captured on film by the talented Anna Peters. Embracing the Earth’s elements, the bride’s dramatic cathedral veil and the ribbons of her bouquet softly float in the wind. The bride’s carefree spirit shines in an understated three-quarter sleeve dress and a loose, bohemian French braid. The styled shoot’s effortless elegance continues into the tablescape, where casual linens and simple place settings meet with a cascading floral arrangement and vintage candelabras. The calming color palette of earthy greens, soft gray-blues, and ethereal ivories is sophisticated and fresh, perfect for a transitional summer to fall wedding. Allow yourself to get swept away by the gorgeous images of this styled shoot.

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