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13 Etsy Wedding Dress Stores Whose Gowns We Fell In Love With

Browsing through Etsy wedding dress stores can be pretty overwhelming. So, here’s our selection to help you choose the gown of your dreams. At the end of the article, there are some good tips for shopping for your dress online.

Our favorite Etsy wedding dress stores! Knee-length bateau neck ball gown dress in satin and tulle.

Our favorite Etsy wedding dress stores!
Knee-length bateau neck ball gown dress in satin and tulle by Lace Wedding Bridal.

Many brides are looking to buy their wedding dress online. Some are looking to save on the dress, some are tired of trying out dresses at bridal stores and prefer to shop from the comfort of their own homes and some just fell in love with a dress that is only offered online!

That’s why we put together a list of 13 Etsy wedding dress stores whose dresses have stolen our hearts. We hope they will do the same for you!

Vintage, Romantic and Unforgettable Etsy Wedding Dress Stores

If you are seeking the warmth of the past, nothing better than these Etsy wedding dress stores. Their gown selection is definitely romantic, vintage and retro but never old. Here you will find a variety of styles, from long sheath gowns to dresses with embroidery that will take your breath away. You can also find very fresh and romantic wedding dresses. Visit their stores for more dresses and pricing!

 

 

French Knot Couture

These designers from Seattle, WA have one of the most heart-stealing and affordable collections of wedding dresses we have found on Etsy. Colleen and Dorothy’s gowns range from the ultra classy to the airy, fresh and romantic princess dresses. That is why they are also featured on our Vendor List.

Romantic floral wedding dress in silk and cotton. Suzanne Rothmeyer Photography.

Romantic floral wedding dress in silk and cotton by Etsy store French Knot Couture. Suzanne Rothmeyer Photography.

Vintage inspired backless wedding dress in ivory or white. Suzanne Rothmeyer Photography.

Vintage inspired backless wedding dress in ivory or white. Suzanne Rothmeyer Photography.

Elegant vintage art deco inspired bias crepe dress for a Gatsby wedding.

Elegant vintage art deco inspired bias crepe dress for a Gatsby wedding.

 

 

La Chic Femme

This store at Oceanside, California has shabby chic and vintage dresses at really affordable prices. This is not vintage-inspired. It’s the real thing. Their creations are made from original vintage pieces or the original dress and therefore you may not find the same pieces all the time. Let’s hope you get lucky and find what you dream of! Check out their store!

Love the detail on the back of this vintage satin wedding dress with veil. Gorgeous!

Love the detail on the back of this vintage satin wedding dress with veil by LaChicFemme.

Marie Design MD

Handmade, adapted, re-purposed, original and unique wedding dresses for the ecological and shabby chic bride. Marie Bonner is extremely creative and from her store in Shell Knob, Missouri, she tries to reduce waste by making these absolutely stunning pieces for unique brides.

Ivory, brown and white romantic victorian, woodland, rustic bridal gown.

Ivory, brown and white romantic victorian, woodland, rustic bridal gown by Marie Design MD.

Dusky pink and ivory shabby chic, woodland wedding dress. Handmade, adapted, re-purposed, original and unique wedding dresses for the ecological and shabby chic bride.

Dusky pink and ivory shabby chic, woodland wedding dress.

Etsy Wedding Dress Stores Filled with Boho Love

Grace Loves Lace

All the way from down under (yes, Queensland, Australia) this bridal atelier makes us dream of forests, nature and scenic beaches. Their dresses are effortless, comfortable and gorgeous.

Etsy wedding dress stores filled with boho love: Waited lace wedding dress.

Waited lace wedding dress.

Boho & romantic lace wedding gown.

Boho & romantic lace wedding gown.

Mila Mira Bridal

Imagine you in a dress born in Saint Petersburg, Russia’s cultural center, looking at the Baltic Sea and close to Kandinsky masterpiece paintings. These gorgeous boho wedding dresses speak of ballet and rustic surroundings. An unbeatable combination that stole our hearts. Visit their store! Ksenia Milushkina Photography.

Elegant and modern boho wedding dress. Swoon!

Elegant and modern boho wedding dress. Swoon!

Beach wedding dress in chiffon by Mila Mira Bridal.

Beach wedding dress in chiffon by Mila Mira Bridal.

Romantic long chiffon wedding gown with lace and train. I'm in love!

Romantic long chiffon wedding gown with lace and train.

Likhomanova Couture

Barcelona in Spain is the home of some of the most important wedding gown designers in the world. After all, Pronovias, Rosa Clará, Yola Cris, Aire Barcelona, and our dear Jesus Peiró (check out their exclusive interview with us). We adored Likhomanova Couture because they are constantly inspired by their surroundings and their prices are worth checking out, twice!!! 😉

Mermaid lace wedding dress with short sleeves.

Mermaid lace wedding dress with short sleeves.

Backless mermaid lace wedding dress with short sleeves.

Backless mermaid lace wedding dress with short sleeves.

Dreamy, isn't it? Custom made beach bridal gown by Likhomanova Couture.

Dreamy, isn’t it? Custom made beach bridal gown by Likhomanova Couture.

Etsy Wedding Stores for the Classic Bride: Timeless Elegance!

Melissa’s Bridal

Absolutely unforgettable classic and modern wedding gown designs for the sophisticated bride. Melissa and her husband’ atelier is located in León, Mexico where they create these magnificent and timeless pieces at quite an affordable price. Visit their Etsy bridal gowns’ store! (Unfortunately they closed their store but we will find one to replace it soon!) 🙂

Simple boho lace wedding dress. Etsy wedding stores for the classic bride: timeless elegance!

Simple boho lace wedding dress.

Romantic chiffon wedding dress, Bohemian style. Adorable!

Romantic chiffon wedding dress, Bohemian style. Adorable!

Casual short lace wedding dress with sleeves.

Casual short lace wedding dress with sleeves.

 

 

Saint Isabel

You have to see the lovely silk and lace wedding dresses embellished with beading and romantic touches. Perfect for timeless bohemian brides that long for wedding dresses that radiate elegant simplicity. Saint Isabel started in 2012 with mostly silk wedding dress but has since moved to include a variety of fabrics to fit their vision of the perfect, uncomplicated bridal dress. Even though they are located in Austin, Texas, they sell exclusively online.

Classic and timeless venice lace & silk wedding gown.

Classic and timeless venice lace & silk wedding gown.

The back of this dress is absolutely stunning! Venice lace & silk wedding dress.

The back of this dress is absolutely stunning! Venice lace & silk wedding dress.

Etsy Wedding Dress Stores to Glam it up!

Lioness & Lioness

This Etsy wedding dress store will make your glam vision come true. We have only seen positive reviews and the atelier owners are extremely careful about getting your measurements right as they even send you to your nearby taylor to have you measured! We picked a couple of them but if you are going glam and sexy, you have to check Lioness & Lioness up!

Sexy lace backless wedding dress. Love the details!

Sexy lace backless wedding dress. Love the details!

You would never guess this is a 2 in 1 detachable wedding gown! A glam dream come true. Mermaid and short wedding dress.

You would never guess this is a 2 in 1 detachable wedding gown! A glam dream come true. Mermaid and short wedding dress.

I Do Couture Bridal

Are you looking for a designer gown but do not have the budget? This Etsy wedding dress store from Dallas, TX, will custom make it for you! Check out this copy of a Berta Bridal dress. Swoon!! (Visit them here!)

Berta Bridal inspired custom made bridal gown.

Berta Bridal inspired custom made bridal gown.

Unique hi-low rose organza wedding dress with lace back and plunging neckline.

Unique hi-low rose organza wedding dress with lace back and plunging neckline.

Etsy Wedding Dress Stores for Modern Brides or Civil Ceremonies

Iselle Bridal Studio

An adorable collection of short wedding dresses from this San Diego, CA bridal atelier. Flirty, enchanting and plain romantic in bridal satin, lace and tulle. Check them out!

Enchanting detachable long tulle skirt 2-piece wedding dresses.

Enchanting detachable long tulle skirt 2-piece wedding dresses.

An adorable collection of short wedding dresses: 2 in 1 bridal gowns!

An adorable collection of short wedding dresses: 2 in 1 bridal gowns!

Fun and fitted lace mini ivory wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline.

Fun and fitted lace mini ivory wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline.

Modern and chic short wedding dress with straps for the reception or a garden wedding.

Modern and chic short wedding dress with straps for the reception or a garden wedding.

Wardrobe By Dulcinea

A collection of romantic separates in satin, cotton netting, tulle, lace and embroidery for your special day. Extremely affordable and they don’t have to stay in your closet forever! Hope you love them as much as we do. Visit their Etsy store here.

Dreamy tulle and lace rustic and romantic long sleeved wedding dress.

Dreamy tulle and lace rustic and romantic long sleeved wedding dress.

A collection of romantic separates in satin, cotton netting, tulle, lace and embroidery for your special day.

A collection of romantic separates in satin, cotton netting, tulle, lace and embroidery for your special day.

Bohemian lace and tulle flyaway bridal skirt.

Bohemian lace and tulle flyaway bridal skirt.

Lace Wedding Bridal

For the budget conscious brides, we found this Etsy wedding dress store located in China with really great reviews and simple wedding gowns. See all their dresses!

Sheath column sweep brush train chiffon lace wedding dress.

Sheath column sweep brush train chiffon lace wedding dress.

Short A-Line detachable train custom made bridal gown.

Short A-Line detachable train custom made bridal gown.

Side-draped fit and flare sheath wedding dress with beaded applique.

Side-draped fit and flare sheath wedding dress with beaded appliqué.

A Few Tips on Buying from Etsy Wedding Dress Stores

These tips apply to mostly any purchase you make online, not just Etsy wedding dress stores.

When it comes down to wedding gowns, both online AND offline, you should expect to have alterations done in order to get the perfect fit for you. It is extremely rare that a dress fits perfectly right off the rack or that you do not lose or gain any weight before your wedding.

Check the seller’s feedback carefully. Spend some time reading their comments section and doing some digging. Are there good reviews? How did the vendor handle bad reviews? Was money refunded when appropriate? Contact the seller so you can be sure that this is the right shop for you.

Unique hi low organza wedding dress with lace back and plunging neckline.

Unique hi low organza wedding dress with lace back and plunging neckline by I do Couture Bridal.

Does it sound too good to be true? It probably is. The average cost of a wedding gown in the U.S. on this day and age ranges from $1,314 to $2,095. Of course, the price highly depends on where you live and what you are looking for. Take all that into consideration and make a judgement call. You can go for the $99 dress, but don’t be disappointed if you were expecting much more than that. Check the reviews. Find out what others say about these Etsy wedding dress stores.

Before ordering, double, triple check the size chart & measurements. Not all manufacturers follow the same pattern. This is great advice: visit a nearby seamstress or taylor and pay them to take your measurements (both in inches and centimeters as you never know from whom you will but your dress.) 😉

Affordable two piece silk taffeta wedding dress.

Affordable two piece silk taffeta wedding dress by French Knot Couture.

Consider the shipping fees and plan ahead for those long shipping times.

Look for shops that show you the gowns for what they really are — look for multiple camera angles, and photos that don’t look like they came out of a catalog.

Time to shop around! Look for the dress you fall in love with, the one that will make you feel unique while fitting your budget. Enjoy!

Two piece silk taffeta wedding dress. Corset with skirt for the alternative bride.

Two piece silk taffeta wedding dress. Corset with skirt for the alternative bride by French Knot Couture.

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Impressive 4th of July Wedding Ideas: Get Married American-Style!

We’ve rounded up our favorite 4th of July wedding ideas to add a festive touch on even the most traditional weddings. And viceversa, some of these ideas will definitely classy up a red, white and blue wedding. Get inspired and get married in one of the most exciting times of the year! Check them out!

Wrap the bride and groom’s chairs in red, white and blue ribbons. Love it!!

Wrap the bride and groom’s chairs in red, white and blue ribbons. Love it!!

These ultra chic ideas can add a touch of elegance to the most patriotic wedding theme or put a twist of Americana on a classic wedding. Let’s mix and match the classic star-spangled banner’s stripes and sparklers onto our 4th of July wedding, shall we?

4th of July Wedding Ideas: Wedding outfits in red, white and blue

How about leveraging the occasion and wear a gorgeous red or blue wedding gown? Or maybe ask your guests to dress in white or with a touch of blue. If you don’t dare go all the way, maybe you can add a few garment details in these colors.

Pick from a red flower on your garter, a blue bow to dress up your hair, or a red, white and blue bridal bouquet. These preppy accessories are the perfect complement to 4th of July weddings.

Wear a gorgeous red wedding gown to your 4th of July wedding!

Wear a gorgeous red wedding gown to your 4th of July wedding!

Preppy red, white and blue bridal bouquet.

Preppy red, white and blue bridal bouquet via Etsy.

Red 4th of July wedding ideas: Red bow hair accessory. A striped table runner perfect for a daytime garden wedding. Who said 4th of July wedding ideas had to take place in a garden? A true glam & patriotic celebration. Simple centerpiece decor for a 4th of July wedding. What do you say about these personalized fun red mini shot glasses? Handmade wedding garter set vintage-inspired.

Red 4th of July wedding ideas. Red bow hair accessory via Etsy. A striped table runner perfect for a daytime garden wedding. Who said 4th of July wedding ideas had to take place in a garden? A true glam & patriotic celebration. Simple centerpiece decor for a 4th of July wedding. What do you say about these personalized fun red mini shot glasses? Get yours on EtsyHandmade wedding garter set vintage-inspired

Love American-Style on the Wedding Invites

Show off your love for each other while giving your guests a hint of what they can expect at your 4th of July wedding with these invites. You can go 100% red or blue or choose a fun red, white and blue wedding invitation. There is no right or wrong here!

Personalized digital wedding invitation and RSVP. Printable 4th Of July rehearsal dinner invitation. Super cool! Let the sparks fly on your 4th of July wedding with these adorable wedding invites. Love American-Style on these wedding invites.

Personalized digital wedding invitation and RSVP (Get them here) Printable 4th Of July rehearsal dinner invitation. Super cool! Let the sparks fly on your 4th of July wedding with these adorable wedding invites (here) Love American-Style on these wedding invites (here)

 

 

4th of July wedding invitations!! Printable or printed 4th of July wedding invitations. Simple and elegant wedding invitations for a red white a blue wedding. Love this wedding program in shades of red.

4th of July wedding invitations! Printable or printed 4th of July wedding invitations. Simple and elegant wedding invitations for a red white a blue wedding (here) Love this wedding program in shades of red (here)

Wedding Decor: 4th of July Wedding Ideas

Go as traditional or as extravagant as you’d like with these terrific red, white an blue wedding ideas. From elegant garlands in the flag’s colors to star-filled paper garlands all the way to wreaths and ribbons hanging over the bride and groom’s chairs. Take your pick!

Star-filled 4th of July wedding ideas!!! An elegant red, white and blue garland. Another fun, preppy and original idea, groom’s socks American-style. Get some of these T-Shirts for your bridesmaids and let the fun begin! Love these starry straws!

Star-filled 4th of July wedding ideas!!! An elegant red, white and blue garland. Another fun, preppy and original idea, groom’s socks American-style. Get some of these T-Shirts for your bridesmaids and let the fun begin! Love these starry straws!

These star-shaped paper garlands will add a touch of cheer and fun to your wedding decor.

These star-shaped paper garlands will add a touch of cheer and fun to your wedding decor.

Red, white and blue bows will add the perfect Americana-twist to the decor. How about a bow that combines dots and stripes? A striped table runner is a good choice for a daytime garden wedding. If your wedding is more glam, you can combine a great white mantel with a navy blue vintage lace table runner. Throw in some red napkins and voila! A table worthy of a July 4th wedding.

Blue 4th of July wedding ideas: Carolina Herrera in blue. Navy blue vintage lace table runner: throw in some red napkins and glam all over! Decorate your drink dispensers with blue or red ribbons. Red, white and blue striped straws. Adorable looks for flower girls in red, white or blue! Gorgeous knife and cake server set.

Blue 4th of July wedding ideas: Carolina Herrera in blue. Navy blue vintage lace table runner: throw in some red napkins and glam all over! Decorate your drink dispensers with blue or red ribbons. Red, white and blue striped straws. Adorable looks for flower girls in red, white or blue! Gorgeous knife and cake server set.

A great idea to decorate your tables: 3-color flower bouquets and color-matching candle centerpieces.

A great idea to decorate your tables: 3-color flower bouquets and color-matching candle centerpieces.

Delicious Red, White and Blue 4th of July Wedding Ideas

Show off at your reception with these delicious catering ideas worthy of a 4th of July wedding.

Tie a gingham ribbon to mini bottles of Coke. An ideal combination to pay tribute to the 4th of July.

Tie a gingham ribbon to mini bottles of Coke. An ideal combination to pay tribute to the 4th of July.

 

 

Red, white and blue wedding ideas.

Red, white and blue wedding ideas. Navy and red cake serving set. 4th of july themed wedding cupcakes with white blue and red colors. Delicious red white and blue 4th of July wedding ideas strawberry, basil and lemon popsicles. Decorate your drinks with patriotic paper straws (they come in variety of designs). Wrap your party favors with these favor bags. Wedding signs filled with patriotism and love (here).

A tasty and original idea! The wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. You can choose to serve the cake with utensils in patriotic colors.

Wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. Photography: Brinton Studios.

Wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. Photography: Brinton Studios.

Red, White and Blue Wedding Ideas: Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding

For all red, white and blue weddings, a patriotic wedding favor is a must. Lollipops are a fun, adorable and economical way to thank your guests. Take your pick, as they are not boring-looking at all! From edible stars to 4th of July-themed wrappers.

Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding. OMG! Bacon wedding favor lollipops! Red white and blue lollipop stars. A terrific idea for a 4th of July wedding.

Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding (here) OMG! Bacon wedding favor lollipops! (here) Red white and blue lollipop stars. A terrific idea for a 4th of July wedding (here).

Which idea did you like best? Do you have other ideas you’d like to share? Leave us a message below and let us know!

More 4th of July wedding ideas

Lace flower girl dress in white with detachable train. So cute!!

Lace flower girl dress in white with detachable train. So cute!!

Love this flower girl dress. I would remove the feather because less is more, but the dress is amazing! (clic here for price)

Love this flower girl dress. I would remove the feather because less is more, but the dress is amazing! (clic here for price)

Bows and wreaths decor

Pinwheels in navy blue (more) 4th of July decoration ideas: one of my favorite bows perfect for a rustic wedding (more) Another version of the bow over a rustic wreath. Red, white and blue bows will add the perfect Americana-twist to the decor. Polka dots everywhere on this fun bow… maybe for aisle decor? Lovely pinwheels for your photo booth background (more)

4th of July wedding guestbook. Isn't it adorable?

4th of July wedding guestbook. Isn’t it adorable? (more)

4th of July vintage-themed dessert wedding table. I'm in love!

4th of July vintage-themed dessert wedding table. I’m in love!

Bring out the sparklers!!

Bring out the sparklers!!

Sparklers are a must for a 4th of July celebration. Photo by Joel Horst [Luxart Studios]

Sparklers are a must for a 4th of July celebration. Photo by Joel Horst [Luxart Studios]

At dance-time, bring out the sparklers! For a daytime wedding, these funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor.

These funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor.

These funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor. (more)

Hydrangeas and mini roses can be used as a patriotic table setting.

Hydrangeas and mini roses can be used as a patriotic table setting.

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23 Impossibly Romantic Ideas for a Blush Wedding

Bridesmaids in blush with silver accessories.

Bridesmaids in blush with silver accessories.

What is more romantic than a blush wedding? Today we bring you plenty of inspiring ideas to decorate a blush themed wedding. This is one of the biggest trends in colors for 2016 and, if you are a true romantic, you will not want to miss out on this blush pink wedding extravaganza!

A blush wedding is timeless and romantic. Blush is the ideal color to give your lovey-dovey wedding a sophisticated twist. And the pink blush wedding theme is a trend that started a few years ago and has not stopped being one of the brides’ favorites in 2016.

Delicate and elegant, this super romantic color makes everything look beautiful, lovely and breathtaking! Get inspired by these incredibly romantic and ethereal ideas for blush weddings. Wear it on just on your wedding gown or go all the way. Indulge and make it the center of attention (after you, of course) of your very own blush themed wedding.

Color palettes for Blush Weddings: Romantic, Glam, Rustic or Vintage!

A blush themed wedding is easy to coordinate with other colors or hues to make the wedding more intimate or more upscale, or super country western!! Depending on the colors we combine it with, we can achieve the perfect look for a romantic, glam, rustic or vintage blush wedding!

Blush makes it easy to incorporate coral and silver into the wedding decor to pick it up a notch. Meanwhile, a pale pink helps add love and sweetness to a blush colored wedding. Like many other shades of pink, blush can create a romantic atmosphere and bring happiness to the new couple through the exacerbation of their feelings of love.

Delicate wedding color scheme Soft blush and green with a dash of ivory.

Delicate wedding color scheme Soft blush and green with a dash of ivory at the Etsy Store

To achieve a very upscale look within budget constraints and touch of creativity, add black and gold to your blush wedding decor: centerpieces, chair wraps, table runners and photo booth backgrounds, and the list can go on and on. Remember to add blush food – cakes, champagne, candies and sweets! They will account for an unforgettable dessert bar at your upscale and impossibly romantic blush wedding!

For a sparklingly romantic pink blush themed wedding, combine pink blush with sequined gold touches – very 2016! Bring in the pink blush roses and decorate your tables, chairs, cake, centerpieces and even the floor while you’re at it.

Blush Wedding Attire: Ethereal and Romantic

If you are an avant-garde bride that wants to break with the tradition of the white wedding dress, consider a beautiful blush gown with lots of feminine details. You may even keep the white dress and accessorize it with a pink blush sash, or wear a blush wedding dress to your civil ceremony.

A touch of blush on the groom’s boutonniere or tie, on the bridesmaids’ dresses or on your very own bridal bouquet can help you turn your reception into “the” blush wedding of the year!

Bridal bouquet for blush weddings. Flowers by First Bloom of Charleston. Photo by Jennifer Beardon Photography via Charleston weddings Blog

Bridal bouquet for blush weddings. Flowers by First Bloom of Charleston. Photo by Jennifer Bearden Photography via Charleston weddings Blog

More Ideas for a Pink Blush Themed Wedding

We couldn’t help ourselves and we put together a collection of very original and romantic ideas to inspire your blush wedding. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do! And don’t forget to let us know which one is your favorite!

A curvy Parisian bride in her ruffled blush pink wedding dress. Gorgeous!!!

A curvy Parisian bride in her ruffled blush pink wedding dress. Gorgeous!!!

Blush wedding details. Blush champagne with gold sugar trim.

Blush wedding details. Blush champagne with gold sugar trim.

 

 

Blush chair covers for romantic blush weddings.

Blush chair covers for romantic blush weddings. Find them at Etsy!

A dream in blush: Gala by Galia Lahav. Fall 2016 Wedding Dresses. Want to see more Galia Lahav dresses?

A dream in blush: Gala by Galia Lahav. Fall 2016 Wedding Dresses. Want to see more Galia Lahav dresses?

Sequins and glitter for a romantic blush themed wedding. Check out all of the blush reception ideas!

Sequins and glitter for a romantic blush themed wedding.

Blush inside and out this wedding cake. Perfect for a romantic and intimate wedding.

Blush inside and out this wedding cake. Perfect for a romantic and intimate wedding.

 

Want to add sparkle to your reception? Check out these 50+ Trendiest Gold Wedding Ideas!

 

Blush lace short dress perfect for the civil ceremony.

Blush lace short dress perfect for the civil ceremony.

 

Get married amongst the stars. A wedding with a lot of magic. Blush, indigo and gold wedding: original, classy and romantic.

Get married amongst the stars. A wedding with a lot of magic. Blush, indigo and gold wedding: original, classy and romantic.

Gold and blush are a most suitable pair for a romantic glam wedding.

Gold and blush are a most suitable pair for a romantic glam wedding.

Rustic Shabby Chic or vintage burlap ring pillow with blush chiffon flowers and lace embellishment.

Rustic Shabby Chic or vintage burlap ring pillow with blush chiffon flowers and lace embellishment. Find it on Etsy.

Classically elegant nude blush bridesmaid dresses. Beautiful but simple idea for the bridesmaids: light pink dress with matching flowers.

Classically elegant nude blush bridesmaid dresses. Beautiful but simple idea for the bridesmaids: light pink dress with matching flowers.

 

 

So romantic for a vintage or a boho wedding invitations in blush, pink and magenta.

So romantic for a vintage or a boho wedding invitations in blush, pink and magenta. You can purchase the digital file for self printing or have them luxuriously printed on top of the line paper here.

White and blush chair covers. Divine!

White and blush chair covers. Divine!

This is beautiful, elegant and can be used for more than just weddings. Glam up your next dinner party!

This is beautiful, elegant and can be used for more than just weddings. Glam up your next dinner party!

Gold sequined and blush wedding cake. Could not be more on trend for this year.

Gold sequined and blush wedding cake. Could not be more on trend for this year. A De la Creme Creation.

Perfect blush wedding day shoes from Badgley Mishka.

Perfect blush wedding day shoes from Badgley Mishka.

Take advantage of the soles color - they are usually blush - and have him or her write on the bottom of your shoes for the something blue and romantic.

Take advantage of the soles color – they are usually blush – and have him or her write on the bottom of your shoes for the something blue.

Blush wedding ideas for a rustic wedding. Enamorada!!

Blush wedding ideas for a rustic wedding. Enamorada!!

Beautiful blush wedding bouquets. Check out all of the decor ideas!

Beautiful blush wedding bouquets.

Pronovias 2016 blush wedding dress. Love the lace detail!

Pronovias 2016 blush wedding dress. Love the lace detail!

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The Fairytale Wedding: Ideas To Plan Your Disney Themed Wedding

A whimsical fairytale wedding confection | Courtesy of DisneyWeddings

A whimsical fairytale wedding confection | Courtesy of DisneyWeddings.com

You are a romantic bride that is looking to plan a Disney themed wedding without having to visit the Magic Kingdom. Well, you are in the right place! Today, we’ll show you how to plan a fairytale wedding Disney Style!

A Disney reception is the equivalent of a truly fun-filled fairytale wedding as Disney brings us a plethora of movies and characters to inspire ourselves with. And, guess what? It’s your wedding, so you can mix and match all the characters you want to create your very own fairytale wedding Disney style!!!!

How to plan a Disney Themed Wedding

What is spectacular about a Disney-themed wedding is that the options are unlimited and their preparation becomes even more exciting the more you image the dreamlike event. But before the start of the magical experience, couples should decide on the following: invitation, decoration, wedding gowns, food and drinks,…and the list just goes on and on.

To plan a Disney themed wedding you have 3 options:

  1. Let Disney organize your wedding at the magic kingdom itself!
  2. Hire a wedding planner
  3. Do it yourself.

If you have the means and are a true blue Disney fan, indulge on a Disney themed wedding at the Magic Kingdom! I’m sure it will be a truly memorable event!!

If you want your wedding at a different location and are able to hire a wedding planner. Go ahead! You can still get inspired by these fairytale wedding ideas! It’s much easier for a wedding planner that you actually show them what you want rather than you describing it as a “I want it to be magical” 😉

Get married in the land of Oz at Disney. Photography: disneyeventgroup.photography.com

Get married in the land of Oz at Disney. Photography: disneyeventgroup.photography.com

For those who decide to go for the fashionable DIY Disney themed wedding, here are some ideas that will certainly inspire you to create the fairytale wedding of your dreams!

Fairytale Wedding invitations: Cinderella, Snow White, or Rapunzel?

Of course, there is nothing that says you cannot choose Fantasia instead of a Disney Princess (or Prince) and have a very Mickey Mouse wedding. What is spectacular about a Disney-themed wedding ceremony is that the options are unlimited and the preparation becomes more exciting upon imagining the dreamlike event.

Vintage pastel pink, blush, gold, laser cut wedding Invitations for your fairytale wedding

Vintage pastel pink, blush, gold, laser cut wedding Invitations for your fairytale wedding.

Disney-themed Wedding Ceremony at its Best: Wedding decor

The decoration must blend well with the Disney theme. For example, if it is Cinderella inspired, the reception may look like the grand ball where Cinderella danced with Prince Charming. The color scheme is also important because this can add more realism to the wedding theme. If you chose a Snow White inspired wedding, decorations may be based on the colors of Snow White’s dress such as red, yellow, and blue.

Pinks, blushes, nudes, and lots of sparkle and sequins constitute classic fairytale wedding colors. Add some hydrangeas and roses, nude sequined linens and gold chargers to your table decor for effect.

Wedding centerpieces inspired in Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

Wedding centerpieces inspired in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

Disney themed wedding: Alice in Wonderland. 1- Save the Date ideas for a fairytale wedding. 2- A wedding favor your guests will not wan to leave behind 3- Whimsical wedding ideas for Disney-obsessed couples 4- Mad Hatter Tea Party Bridal Shower 5- An Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit Save-the-Date 6- How about this seating escort card beverage idea? Drink Me but I promise you won't shrink. :)

Disney themed wedding: Alice in Wonderland. 1- Save the Date ideas for a fairytale wedding. 2- A wedding favor your guests will not wan to leave behind 3- Whimsical wedding ideas for Disney-obsessed couples 4- Mad Hatter Tea Party Bridal Shower 5- An Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit Save-the-Date 6- How about this seating escort card beverage idea? Drink Me but I promise you won’t shrink. 🙂

A fairytale wedding pairs up extremely well with vintage decor, and when it is vintage glam it is to die for! Get inspired by antiques, chandeliers and crystals. Add a touch of glamour to your dessert table by placing an old sofa near it for your guests to enjoy their sweets.

Wedding Gowns Fit for a Queen

Fairytale wedding dresses are really fun to choose. It all depends on what you choose: will you go for the Princess’ style of the color? Maybe both? Or will you go for a romantic gown fit for a queen? Ariel and Rapunzel wore mermaid and trumpet style wedding dresses. If you are traditional, you can always choose a white gown with a white fitted bodice and a full pick-up skirt just like the ones Belle, Aurora, or Sleeping Beauty wear. What is important is that you, as the main character, should be the fairest of them all.

Gorgeous ball gown wedding dress for an insanely fun fairytale inspired wedding.

Gorgeous ball gown wedding dress for an insanely fun fairytale inspired wedding.

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Fairytale Wedding Food Ideas

To add a touch of Disney magic to your event, opt for a Chinese cuisine dinner served with chopsticks a la Mulan, or the classic cupcakes decorated with fairies, butterflies or princesses on top. You can even create your very own personalized Disney-inspired cocktails served in elegant wine glasses.

 

 

A dessert table for your fairytale wedding.

A dessert table for your fairytale wedding.

A Few Love Quotes for your Disney Wedding

Use them your invitations, engraved on your wedding favors or on the wedding signs.

“I know you, I walked with you once upon a dream.” – Sleeping Beauty

“To spend a life of endless bliss, just find who you love through true love’s kiss.” – Enchanted

“We’re simply meant to be.” – Nightmare Before Christmas

“Each happy ending’s a brand new beginning.” – Enchanted

“And they lived Happily Ever After.” – Anonymous

Fall in love with Disney's Frozen because some people are worth melting for.

Fall in love with Disney’s Frozen because some people are worth melting for.

Disney themed weddings are incredibly romantic and versatile. Get inspired and enjoy organizing yours because, after all, your wedding is just the beginning of your fairytale.

Because drink me was never as soothing as with this original favor. 12 Jasmine filled wedding favors for an Alice in Wonderland inspired wedding. ($51.00)

Because drink me was never as soothing as with this original favor. 12 Jasmine filled wedding favors for an Alice in Wonderland inspired wedding. ($51.00)

How does a masquerade ball sound? Make sure to ask your guests to dress accordingly and your wedding photography will be incredible!

How does a masquerade ball sound? Make sure to ask your guests to dress accordingly and your wedding photography will be incredible!

Mirror, mirror, on the wall for the menu of a Disney themed wedding. It will surely put a smile on your guests faces.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall for the menu of a Disney themed wedding. It will surely put a smile on your guests faces.

And the magic continues on the wedding favors created by a fairy godmother. Because, who doesn't want a bit of pixie dust?

And the magic continues on the wedding favors created by a fairy godmother. Because, who doesn’t want a bit of pixie dust?

Martin Hambleton Wedding Photographer captured this magnificent fairytale wedding cake for a happily ever after.

Martin Hambleton Wedding Photographer captured this magnificent fairytale wedding cake for a happily ever after.

Disney themed wedding cake and cake toppers. Adorable!

Disney themed wedding cake and cake toppers. Adorable!

Add these chocolate filled toadstools to your Snow White inspired dessert table.

Add these chocolate filled toadstools to your Snow White inspired dessert table.

 

 

Fairytale wedding tablescape. Dinner menu set on top of charger plates for romantic glitz.

Fairytale wedding tablescape. Dinner menu set on top of charger plates for romantic glitz.

With a little bit of imagination you can turn the entrance to your wedding reception into a fairytale.

With a little bit of imagination you can turn the entrance to your wedding reception into a fairytale.

Aladdin themed wedding details. 1- Add some magic lamps and make your guests' wishes come true 2- For the budget conscious brides, Aladdin inspired favors 3- Disney themed wedding cupcakes

Aladdin themed wedding details. 1- Add some magic lamps and make your guests’ wishes come true 2- For the budget conscious brides, Aladdin inspired favors 3- Disney themed wedding cupcakes

Can you say enchanted boxes? Love the corner detail with jewel tones and gold thread.

Can you say enchanted boxes? Love the corner detail with jewel tones and gold thread.

Don't forget the Photo Booth! Beauty and the Beast props for your Disney themed wedding.

Don’t forget the Photo Booth! Beauty and the Beast props ($18.00).

A true Disney themed wedding at Disney's World of Color at the California Adventure Park.

Disney’s World of Color at the California Adventure Park.

Straight out of a fairytale wedding. Arrive to the wedding in a pumpkin carriage.

Straight out of a fairytale wedding. Arrive to the wedding in a pumpkin carriage.

Disney inspired guestbook.

Disney inspired guestbook.

Fit for a Disney Princess wedding.

Fit for a Disney Princess wedding.

Snow white themed wedding with lots of ruby red apples. Claire Marika Photography.

Snow white themed wedding with lots of ruby red apples. Claire Marika Photography.

Snow White inspired candied apples. So maybe you aren't getting married in a castle. You can still add a touch of Disney Magic to your special day.

Snow White inspired candied apples. So maybe you aren’t getting married in a castle. You can still add a touch of Disney Magic to your special day.

Berta Bridal wedding dress to make your fairytale wedding come true.

Berta Bridal wedding dress to make your fairytale wedding come true.

Disney inspired wedding invitation seal.

Invitation seal.

Seating cards on shells for your Little Mermaid Disney themed wedding.

Seating cards on shells for your Little Mermaid Disney themed wedding.

"Bibiddy Bobbidy Boo" Beverage Bar for a Disney Themed Wedding by the Partiologist.

“Bibiddy Bobbidy Boo” Beverage Bar for a Disney Themed Wedding by the Partiologist.

Gold jewel tones for this fairytale wedding cake photographed by Two Foxes Photography.

Gold jewel tones for this fairytale wedding cake photographed by Two Foxes Photography.

Magical invitation for a whimsical fairytale wedding.

Magical invitation for a whimsical fairytale wedding.

More Photo Booth props for your Disney themed wedding.

More Photo Booth props for your Disney themed wedding.

Shari Photography. The Greatest Disney Themed Wedding Ever.

Shari Photography. The Greatest Disney Themed Wedding Ever.

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Will the White Wedding Dress Tradition continue?

Dreamy beachy boho white wedding dress

Dreamy beachy boho white wedding dress.

Did you know that the white wedding dress as a symbol of the bride’s chastity and purity is barely 100 years old? Reviewing the history of the wedding dress may help you decide which side you are on.  While we do so, let’s get inspired by gorgeous white wedding dress designs and non-white but equally divine ones! 😉

Weddings today are a unique expression of the couple’s personalities. As such, brides must decide in favor of or against the famous white wedding dress tradition. A tradition that started in the 1920s when brides began to choose a white wedding gown as a symbol of purity and chastity. Before this, marriage was a business transaction, the union of two families, two fortunes; sometimes powerful, sometimes not powerful at all. The bride’s dress represented the whole family and sometimes entire countries and as such, it needed to show their wealth. The richer the family, the more fabric and more colors (or the whiter) the wedding dress had to be. Hand dyed fabrics meant that the family had the means to afford them. Also, in those days, the process of bleaching fabric was tremendously expensive and, therefore, there was no way to keep it clean. The dress could only be worn once. All of this represented wealth and power.

The meaning of purity for the white wedding dress started as a tradition barely 100 years ago. Despite being the color of choice for most brides, brides also choose different shades of white such as ivory, ecru, eggshell and others that are more favorable to the female figure. Nowadays, designers incorporate color in their collections and brides have started to add a pop of color in the details, shoes and accessories to accompany the traditional white wedding dress. I am certain that in five to seven years, wedding dresses in colors other than white will be seen not as an act of rebellion but as an everyday occurrence. And then brides shall be free to choose their dresses in their favorite color, whatever it might be.

A blast from the past on this red wedding gown. The bride will look like a true queen.

A blast from the past on this red wedding gown. The bride will look like a true queen.

The Interesting Story of the White Wedding Dress

In 1559, Mary Queen of Scots dressed in white for her wedding to Francis Dauphin of France, not because it symbolized purity, but because white is the color of mourning in France. It was a way for her to show how she felt about the union.

In 1840, Queen Victoria married in a white wedding dress because she wanted to use her favorite piece of white lace on it. Her “selfie” of the time, her portrait, became famous and a symbol of what’s fashionable. From then on all brides wanted to wear a white wedding dress to mimic the Queen’s display of wealth. Let’s remember that in those days a white wedding dress was impossible to keep clean and could be used once, which made them extremely expensive. Only the very rich could marry in a white wedding dress.

A ruffled blush wedding dress looks absolutely stunning amidst the scenery of the Glacier National Park. Photography Janine Deanna Photography.

A ruffled blush wedding dress looks absolutely stunning amidst the scenery of the Glacier National Park. Photography Janine Deanna Photography.

In the 1920s, the white wedding dress started to be seen as a symbol of purity and chastity.

Using another color, was considered bold and rebellious. Examples of this are the purple wedding gown designed by Vivienne Westwood Dita Von Teese, the famous burlesque dancer worn at her wedding with Marilyn Manson, or Anne Hathaway, Jessica Biel and Reese Witherspoon who married in pink. Every year, more and more designers, like Oscar de la Renta and Vera Wang, add non-traditional bride dresses to their collections, marking a radical movement in the conservative industry of wedding gowns.

But what’s really important to keep in mind is that equality and respect are what really matter in a marriage and not what you wear at your wedding. So, feel free to choose the wedding dress that pleases you the most and that best represents you for who you are!

 

 

Just because it's white it doesn't have to be traditional. Flapper style short wedding gown, perfect for a vintage deco wedding with 1920s flair.

Just because it’s white it doesn’t have to be traditional. Flapper style short wedding gown, perfect for a vintage deco wedding with 1920s flair.

Vera Wang added a nontraditional wedding dress to her collection back in 2014.

Vera Wang added a nontraditional wedding dress to her collection back in 2014.

A dream in white and gold. A creation by designer Rami Kadi. Influenced by the middle-eastern culture he creates intricate designs for the most sophisticated brides.

A dream in white and gold. A creation by designer Rami Kadi. Influenced by the middle-eastern culture he creates intricate designs for the most sophisticated brides.

Aire Barcelona surprises us with airy, simple and romantic wedding gowns this year. Love the halter neck.

Aire Barcelona surprises us with airy, simple and romantic wedding gowns this year. Love the halter neck.

Delicate hand-beaded lace appliqué, softly curved, pleated neckline, gorgeous three-dimensional floral motifs, very 2016, luxurious and exquisite fabrics the latest collection of David Tutera wedding dresses for Mon Cheri Bridals is just so drop-dead gorgeous.

Delicate hand-beaded lace appliqué, softly curved, pleated neckline, gorgeous three-dimensional floral motifs, very 2016, luxurious and exquisite fabrics the latest collection of David Tutera wedding dresses for Mon Cheri Bridals is just so drop-dead gorgeous.

Aire Barcelona Wedding Dresses 2016 Collection.

Aire Barcelona Wedding Dresses 2016 Collection.

Long sleeve, mermaid, lace white wedding dress with open back. Romantic and vintage.

Long sleeve, mermaid, lace white wedding dress with open back. Romantic and vintage.

Lots of volume on this white wedding dress by Amelia Sposa.

Lots of volume on this white wedding dress by Amelia Sposa.

Quite different from Queen Victoria's white wedding dress but equally fashionable and stunning. Berta Bridal 2016.

Quite different from Queen Victoria’s white wedding dress but equally fashionable and stunning. Berta Bridal 2016.

Another gorgeous white wedding dress from the Berta Bridal 2016 collection.

Another gorgeous white wedding dress from the Berta Bridal 2016 collection.

 

A white wedding dress can also be daring with a touch of steampunk design. Dixie Vision Photography via offbeat Bride.

A white wedding dress can also be daring with a touch of steampunk design. Pixie Vision Photography via offbeat Bride.

Long sleeve white wedding dress from Naama & Amat fall winter 2016 collection.

Long sleeve white wedding dress from Naama & Amat fall winter 2016 collection.

Michal Medina Bridal spring 2016 couture wedding dress.

Michal Medina Bridal spring 2016 couture wedding dress.

 

 

Mira Zilwiger

Mira Zilwiger

Mira Zwilinger bridal 2016. Fiona strapless, blush, layered tulle wedding dress with white hand embroidered guipure flowers, and organza bow belt in the front.

Mira Zwilinger bridal 2016. Fiona strapless, blush, layered tulle wedding dress with white hand embroidered guipure flowers, and organza bow belt in the front.

Non-traditional watercolor wedding gown by Lazaro 2016. Swoon!!

Non-traditional watercolor wedding gown by Lazaro 2016. Swoon!!

Princess style, white wedding dress from the 2016 Amelia Sposa collection.

Princess style, white wedding dress from the 2016 Amelia Sposa collection.

Romantic and feminine creation by Inbal Dror. An amazing example of the white wedding dress.

Romantic and feminine creation by Inbal Dror. An amazing example of the white wedding dress.

Sensual and classy the black wedding dress could be a great option for daring brides or for those who celebrate their second nuptials.

Sensual and classy the black wedding dress could be a great option for daring brides or for those who celebrate their second nuptials.

Straight from the collection of Stella York 2016 this white wedding gown nos enamora.

Straight from the collection of Stella York 2016 this white wedding gown nos enamora.

This white wedding dress article wouldn't be complete without a Pronovias bridal gown.

This white wedding dress article wouldn’t be complete without a Pronovias bridal gown.

Tracey Buyce Photography captured a perfectly loving moment at this LGBT wedding. The brides wear a black and a white wedding dress.

Tracey Buyce Photography captured a perfectly loving moment at this LGBT wedding. The brides wear a black and a white wedding dress.

We adore the Berta Bridal Spring 2016 collection. Lace, embroidery and sheer fabrics.

We adore the Berta Bridal Spring 2016 collection. Lace, embroidery and sheer fabrics.

Don't dare go all the way with breaking tradition? How about this pink and white wedding dress from the Stella York 2016 bridal collection instead?

Don’t dare go all the way with breaking tradition? How about this pink and white wedding dress from the Stella York 2016 bridal collection instead?

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