PORTALS OF LOVE
Photography by Eleise Theuer
Fashion Coordination and Styling by Kim Wadsworth
Through symbolic doorways, brides make a breath-taking entrance.
Silhouette-enhancing slip gown in latte with lace and bead embroidered tulle overlay, illusion straps and pleated tulle hem $1,550 by San Patrick by Pronovios. Enamel floral earrings $290 by Debra Mooreland for Paris. Both at Pure English. White topaz diamond ring $7,150 by Suzy Landa at Simply Selma's.
Strapless sweetheart bodice with silk organza rosette accented ball gown skirt $3,080 by Bliss|Monique Lhuillier at Pure English. Rhinestone cluster earrings $90 by Alexis Bittar. White topaz diamond ring $7,150. By Suzy Landa. Both at Simply Selma's. Hand-cut raw silk cocktail headpiece with croquette feathers and birdcage veil $375 by Pieces of Pemberley Two-button satin collar tuxedo with bow tie by Calvin Klein at Men's Wearhouse. Detail Shots: Moss frames from Norfolk Wholesale Floral. Calligraphy signs by Susan Elise Morton. Red and white paper straws from BakeSweets/ Etsy.
Strapless draped satin gown with pleated drop waist, floral gathers, lace up back and detachable floral keyhole back $1,250 by Maggie Sottero at Maya Couture. Oval white gold and diamond drop earrings $1,400 and white topaz diamond ring $7,150. Both by Suzy Landa at Simply Selma's.
Two-button notched collar tuxedo with bow tie by Calvin Klein at Men's Wearhouse.
Eucalyptus, Billy Ball, freesia, Star of Bethlehem, sweetheart roses and stock bouquet; and rose, Billy Ball and eucalyptus boutonniere from Norfolk Wholesale Floral.
Strapless tulle and Alencon lace gown with pleated cummerbund accented with floral embellishments. Full tulle skirt with lace detail offers satin lace up back $1,075 by Pronovias. Crystal and rhinestone hair comb $345 by Edward Berger. Both from Maya Couture. Sterling silver and rock crystal drop earrings $455 by Monica Rich Kosann. White topaz diamond ring $7,150. by Suzy Landa. Both at Simply Selma's. Detail Shots: Bridal cupcakes from Just Cupcakes. Swarovski crystal covered shoes $380 by Benjamin Adams at Maya Couture. Rose bouquet from Norfolk Wholesale Floral. Three-tiered wedding cake by Patti Cakes.
Strapless gown with sweetheart shaped bodice of feathers with empire waistline tied with grosgrain embellished ribbon and layered tulle skirt $2,225 by Benicarlo by Pronovias at Maya Couture. Lucite drop earrings with rhinestone detail $164 by Alexis Bittar. Sterling silver floral patterned cuff bracelet $1,100 by Monica Rich Kosann. Both from Simply Selma's.
Strapless latte colored gown with Chantilly lace overlay and box pleat train $2,890 by Marisa at Pure English. Hand-cut silk stain cherry blossoms with silk horsehair blusher $250 by Pieces of Pemberley. Rose gold diamond hoop earrings $2,600 by Suzy Landa at Simply Selma's. Detail shots: Grey Lucite pendant necklace with bead tassels $332 and Lucite and rhinestone accent brooch $232. Both by Alexis Bittar at Simply Selma's. Bridal bouquet of freesia, roses, gerbera daisies and dusty miller from Norfolk Wholesale Floral.
Ethereal gown of dimensional lace overlay with cut butterflies and flowers; embellished grosgrain sash; and silk organza skirt with tulle $2,335. Matching tulle and lace veil $570. Both by Pronovias at Maya Couture. Round yellow gold with pink tourmaline earrings $3,440 by Suzy Landa at Simply Selma's.
Detail shots: Peep toe satin shoes $150 by Grace from Pure English. Blue floral hair piece $175 by Pieces of Pemberley. Gerbera daisy and freesia boutonniere from Norfolk Wholesale Floral. Chalcedony and diamond pendant $1,440 by Jamie Joseph at Simply Selma's.
Dupioni silk sweetheart neckline gown with ruched drop waist and floral skirt $2,850 by Paloma Blanca. Bolero jacket of Alencon lace with portrait neckline and button back $475 by San Patrick by Pronovias. Both at Pure English. Rhinestone drop earrings with crystal drops $230 by Haute Bride. Pure English. Bouquet of calla lilies at Norfolk Wholesale Floral. Detail shots: Satin peep toe pump with Swarovski crystal heels $320 by Benjamin Adams at Maya Couture.
FASHION COORDINATION AND STYLING
Kim Wadsworth/ Wadsworth Style
ASSISTANT FASHION COORDINATOR AND STYLE ASSISTANT
Kathleen Newberry/ Natural Elements Spa & Salon
Tricia Purdy/ Natural Elements Spa & Salon
Missy Marson and Joe LaMontagne
Susan Elise Morton