Wedding

Bridal Getting Ready Outfit

When it came to choosing my getting ready outfit for the wedding, I knew I wanted to do something different. Originally I had ordered this beautiful lace robe, but because my dress was lace – I didn’t want to overdo it with lace in my photos. I chose this stunning silk slip dress instead and wore it right before I put my dress on. Truth be told, I actually got ready (aka did my hair and makeup) in a super fluffy, oversized robe, but for my special “getting ready” photos I wore the silk slip dress. It was perfect, and now I can wear it again and again for several other occasions! I also own it in black. Silk Slip DressesIn addition to the Fleur du Mal slip dress I wore, I wanted to share a few other similar options. This one is almost identical (and would be a fun after party dress as well!), this one with feathers on the bottom is quite festive, this one with lace is under $80 – also available here, and I love the flutter sleeves on this one. The Fleur du Mal dress also comes in a short version. Bridal RobesThis was the original robe I had planned on wearing, but again, because my dress was lace – it was too similar. It’s gorgeous though, and I know I’ll find another occasion to wear it – even on our honeymoon! This one is almost identical and a fraction of the price – also available here. This robe with black piping and the word Mrs. is so chic – also available here. These would be great bridesmaids robes, this one hits below the knee, and this one is under $100. Bridal PJsMy sister and all of her bridesmaids wore these cute matching Eberjey PJs – you can have them personalized which makes a great gift – also available here in all white! This feather trim PJ set is darling and these are fun silky PJ sets. I’ve linked several other options below as well as on my Bridal Favorites page!
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After Party Wedding Dress

I’m so excited to share that our wedding is featured on Brides! I’m working a bit backwards here by sharing my after party wedding dress, before the actual wedding dress, but so many of you have been asking to see the full length shot of this dress! It’s such a fun piece and something I plan on wearing again and again. After Party Wedding DressThis sleek, minimalist Carolina Herrera wedding dress was the perfect after party dress to dance the night away in. I wanted something really effortless, sexy, and easy – and this dress was all of those things. The second I slipped it on, I knew I had to wear it! I love the low back and clean lines. It actually comes with a train, but I cut it off so that I could move freely in it. If you left the train on, it would make a beautiful, modern wedding dress. I purchased it at the Madison Avenue Carolina Herrera store, so I don’t have an online link for it, but I’ve linked several similar options below and on my Bridal Favorites page! After Party DressesLove the back of this dress – and it’s under $275. This low cut back is also beautiful – and so is this one for under $60. The sweetheart neckline on this dress is so pretty – and I love the Grecian goddess vibes of this one! This strapless dress is so elegant, this dress looks like the one I wore to our engagement party (the slip could easily be sewn together), and this sleek halter dress is splurgeworthy! After Party Wedding ShoesAs much as I would have loved to throw on sandals or a kitten heel at the end of the night, I opted for fashion over total comfort and switched into these classic Stuart Weitzman heels. They worked so well with the sleek lines of the dress. I also wore them to my bachelorette party here. You can see the rest of my wedding on Brides here!
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What I'm Packing For My Honeymoon

We are heading to Italy for our honeymoon and I wanted to share what I’ll be packing! I am SO glad that we didn’t honeymoon right after the wedding. It was such a whirlwind week and I think we would have been way too tired to fully enjoy the trip. We scheduled our honeymoon a little over a month after our ceremony which gave me ample time to shop, pack, and get excited! Honeymoon DressesI picked up this Agua Bendita dress for an easy afternoon (or evening!) option. This dress has such a beautiful sleeve detail and I know it will be great after a night of indulging! This blue + white Zimmermann dress keeps selling out, but it’s in stock in a few sizes here. It will be perfect for wandering around Capri. It also comes in this pattern which is really pretty. I couldn’t resist buying this vibrant red dress for dinner. This white lace dress screamed Positano to me (I believe it sold out, but loving this one which is super similar!) I bought a few Reformation pieces – like this ruffle sleeve linen dress and this two piece set. This knit dress is very low cut (that’s what double sided tape is for!) but it’s soooo chic on and looks incredible with a Bottega clutch and lace up sandals. And I always like to travel with this easy white shirtdress (you can wear a slip under it and add a brown leather belt to cinch the waist!) Swimsuits + CoverupsI just did a blog post on my favorite swimsuits + coverups here. I always like to bring a few sarongs, bikinis and of course a pair of denim shorts and a white button down. Sandals + HeelsI always overpack when it comes to shoes! I’m going to try and be better this time lol… I’ll definitely be bringing these pearl sandals, my Hermes Oran sandals, a pair of TKEES flip flops for the beach, and 2-3 pairs of heels. A simple mule sandal, a strappy nude sandal, and a gold heel will be perfect. BagsI’ll be bringing my brown leather Bottega clutch, my Cult Gaia pearl clutch, this YSL neutral clutch, my Staud mesh bag, and a straw tote. LuggageI’m a huge fan of Tumi and Away bags. For a carryon, I love either my MZ Wallace bag since it can hook over the suitcase handle and is machine washable – or my Longchamp tote.
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Black Tie Wedding Guest Dress

We went to a beautiful black tie wedding last weekend, The wedding took place at Sleepy Hollow Country Club; a former Vanderbilt mansion in Briarcliff Manor, New York. The property was breathtaking and despite the extremely warm weather, I felt super comfortable in this silk slip dress. Black Tie Wedding Guest DressWhat To Wear To a Black Tie WeddingEvery woman needs this black silk dress hanging in her closet – trust me. It fits like a glove, has adjustable straps, and the fabric feels AMAZING on. I’m wearing my normal size (I found it ran very true to size) and I didn’t have to get it hemmed at the bottom (I’m about 5’6″ and wore 4″ heels.) It’s also available here. I’ve linked a ton of other black tie wedding dress options on my Bridal Favorites page as well. The page is updated every Monday and Friday with new items so it’s a great spot to bookmark and reference whenever you have an event coming up! Wedding Guest AccessoriesI wore these simple Stuart Weitzman heels in black leather, with a fun red YSL clutch I’ve had for years (and it still looks brand new!) For jewelry, I wore this chunky gold collar necklace that I’ve also had for years – similar linked here. Rehearsal Dinner DressesI wore the shorter version of this dress in champagne to the rehearsal dinner with this pearl clutch. You can also find a ton of rehearsal dinner dresses on this page!
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