Style Details No 203

Wedding season. For me this means four weddings, three bachelorette parties, a handful of rehearsal dinners and of course, the bridal showers and engagement parties.  If you are anything like me this year, your calendar is full of fun events for friends and family. That also means a lot of outfit planning in my near future.

  1. Floral Dress / 2. Headband / 3. White Dress / 4. Gold Earrings / 5. Pastel Midi Dress / 6. Nude Sandals / 7. Silk Dress / 8. Ruffle Slides / 9. Ganni Dress / 10. Hoop Earrings 

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Bride and Groom Kissing

It is crazy to think it has been two years since we said I do. It feels like yesterday, I was getting ready with all “my people” before walking down the isle to marry my best friend. Patrick and I have been together for nine years and today we are celebrating our second wedding anniversary.

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We are in full ‘wedding season’ swing around these neck of the woods.  With bachelor/bachelorette parties, wedding showers, rehearsal dinners and then the actual weddings, it is a struggle to find something new in your closet without breaking the bank.

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I am so excited to finally be sharing all of the details for our wedding with you! Be sure to head over to Style Me Pretty today to see all the details. It’s been almost 4 months since we said ‘I do’ and I only felt it was necessary to relive the wedding for an entire week (be sure to follow #adodweddingweek for behind the scenes pictures on Instagram).  I get teary eyed every time I catch myself scrolling through the pictures on my phone because there was so much love that filled the entire weekend.  After 6 years of dating, I could not have imagined the overwhelming sense of love and compassion that surrounded the day.  To kick off the week, today I am starting with my girls! Getting Ready-15-000060150007Getting Ready-20-9402 Getting Ready-12-9529 Getting Ready-12-9458 Getting Ready-15-000060400013 Getting Ready-15-000060150010Getting Ready-19-000060270002

My oldest and best friends stayed with me the night before the big day. We took a dip in the hot tub, jumped on the beds, listened to our favorite 90s music, and told stories late into the night. I knew I wasn’t going to be able to sleep the night before, so I couldn’t have imagined a more perfect group to be with me! All of the girls arrived early in the morning and the first bottle of champagne was popped! Bridesmaids gifts hung from personalized hangers I made, a gorgeous Eberjey robe and a pair of BaubleBar studs to wear for the day.  I searched high and low for the perfect robes, and thanks to Eberjey we found the perfect something blue for the day. Getting Ready-14-000060240009 Getting Ready-14-000060560008

Instead of exchanging gifts, Patrick and I decided to sit down the night before the wedding and write each other a note. I love how Elyse Hall captured the emotion reading our letters. Getting Ready-016-000060280006Getting Ready-016-5222 Getting Ready-018-000060260005 Getting Ready-018-000060260003Jumping on the bed with my best friends was necessary to get out all of those pre-wedding jitters.

Stay tuned, tomorrow is all about the dress and my favorite moment, the first look.

If you can’t wait until tomorrow, head over to Style Me Pretty for the lots of pictures and wedding bliss!

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Photography by Elyse Hall 

* A big, big thanks to Eberjey for the beautiful robes. They made all my bridesmaids feel like a million bucks!


View More: have been eagerly waiting to share this *big news* with all of you for months and I am so excited to finally announce that I teamed up with Style Me Pretty to be their next Blogger Bride contributor.  (Insert: Squeals here) This is honestly a dream come true, not only because I am completely obsessed with the beautiful weddings on SMP, but also I cannot wait to share with all of you the process of planning my entire wedding.  Throughout the next 6 months, I will be sharing all the inside details with you here and over on Style Me Pretty.   View More: View More: View More: View More: View More: View More: View More: View More: View More:

I hope you head over to SMP to read the entire post and find out how Patrick and I met, our engagement story, and more pictures from the amazingly talented, Elyse Hall (Hint Hint: she is my wedding photographer too!)


Tilly Sweater / Frame Denim / Steven by Steve Madden Heels via Piperlime / Elizabeth and James Boyfriend Shirt (old/similar) / Michele Watch  / Celine Sunglasses and Bag

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photography by Elyse Hall Photography


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Every girl dreams of wearing a beautiful white dress on their big day.

As a little girl, I imagined wearing a dress just like Cinderella. I would watch the movie over and over, but fast forward to the end just to see her in that pretty dress.  In my teen years, I used to sketch wedding dresses in my school notebooks (my friend just found a few of my funny sketches when cleaning out her desk at her parent’s house). I would spend hours on the little details that would be used as embellishments on the dress. As I get older, I find my style evolving and finding a timeless dress is what I am on the hunt for.  I have been pinning dresses (like a crazy person) on my Wedding Details board, and have a few I have been keeping to myself because after all, it has to be a surprise.

I have yet to start my dress hunt (I know insert: Gasp Here) but I am a very decisive person, so I know when I find the “one,” I will feel just like Cinderella.

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Nicole Miller (found at Nordstrom) / Reem Acra (some can be found on Shopbop) / Monique Lhuillier / Lela Rose