We love it when people celebrate the things that make them unique at their wedding. Check out these great photos from local wedding photographers of people who decided to have a little fun and really be themselves on their wedding day.
We've come to the end of our first Pacific Coast Weddings blog series on incorporating wedding tradition into your modern wedding. And what better way to finish than with with an aspect of the "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue," tradition that can be so much fun:
According to tradition, the act of wearing something blue on your wedding day represents purity, love, and fidelity. Finding something blue might be the easiest of all of the items so because there are so many options, but that's what makes it so exciting! You can do anything you want! Here are some of our favorites:
Who doesn't love a new pair of shoes?
There's something about a stiletto that makes a woman feel powerful and causes men to swoon, and even the right flat can make you feel like you're walking on sunshine.
Kick up your heels and grab a pair of these great styles in neutral colors that will keep the focus on your wedding dress and still make you feel fabulous!
Clockwise, from l.: 1. Flounce 'Jules' 2. Lucky Brand 'Riedel' 3. Charles by Charles David 'Tangy' Sandal
"Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue." Welcome to our series on making this ever-popular tradition work for your modern wedding. We've covered something old and something new. Today's post:
Photos, clockwise from top left, by Art Pinney Photography, Joe and Patience and Geri DeZarn Photography.
"Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue." We love the sweetness and simplicity of this tradition, and we have been sharing some of our favorite ideas with you.
This is one of our favorite elements of the tradition, because it represents something that your wedding is all about - optimism for the future.
Photo by Joe and Patience Photography
"Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue."
This well-known phrase is part of an age-old tradition meant to bring luck to the bride in her marriage. According to The Knot, "something old represents continuity; something new offers optimism for the future; something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness; something blue stands for purity, love, and fidelity."
We love the sweetness and simplicity of this tradition, and we want to share some of our favorite ideas with you.
It's easy to incorporate tradition into your wedding day, even if you're having a chic, modern wedding. Just think about the details like your grandmother's pearls, a bit of lace from your mother's gown, heirloom earrings, an antique ring … the options are endless! Here's one way that you can truly make that "something old" your very own:
The first bridal shows of the season are upon us, and we're so excited! Bridal shows are wonderful resources for brides, and they're also a lot of fun!
Photos by Courtney Bowlden Photography
Bridal shows are a fantastic source of information. Whether you want to know what's on trend in bridal gowns this year, or if there's anyone that can create the cake of your dreams, there will be someone that can answer your question. Wedding professionals in all specialties display their work so you can get a taste of what they offer and if it works for your style, which makes the shows great timesavers in your wedding planning process.
If you want your wedding to have a natural or outdoor feel, here are some great ideas for pretty little touches that will make your wedding stand out.
Pantone, a huge trendsetter in the world of colors, has recently announced their 2013 Color of the Year: Emerald. Pantone calls it "a color of elegance and beauty," and we love it!
Emerald may not work for all of us, so here are some great ways to incorporate green into your wedding.