Posts Tagged ‘Jim Hjelm’

Dec
12
Editor’s Weekly Wrap-up: Amazing Wedding Makeup, New Lace Wedding Dresses, DIY: LOVE Mug Centerpiece, 5 Wedding After-Party Ideas, Bunting
Posted by Sarah Title. Filed under Weekly Wrap-Up

It’s that time of the week again! Check out our round-up of stories that were featured on ProjectWedding this week. This week it’s all about wedding day beauty, fashion, and some fun after-party and decor ideas! Don’t forget to share your favorites!

1. Amazing Wedding Makeup- Need inspiration for your wedding day beauty look? We’ve got you covered with gorgeous photos of real brides!

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Photo by Hair and Makeup by Steph

2. New Lace Wedding Dresses- Lace is one fabric that never goes out of style- and we saw it all over the runways this year at Bridal Fashion Week.

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Gowns by Sottero and Midgley & Jim Hjelm; Photos by Dan Lecca

 3. DIY: LOVE Mug Centerpiece- An adorable chic way to hold floral centerpiece, and you can do it in one afternoon!

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Photo by Marvelous Things Photography

4. 5 Wedding After-Party Ideas- The party doesn’t end once the reception’s over! Enjoy your lounge, hire a food truck for some late night munchies, or hit the bars.

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Photo by Arnau Dubois Photography

5. Bunting- Add a fun sign to your dessert table, sweetheart table, or beverage station!

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Photo by Melissa Copeland Photography

 


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May
17
Fashion Friday: Breathtaking Backs from JLM Couture
Posted by Sarah Zlotnick. Filed under Bridal Fashion, Bridal Market Spring 2014

Browsing through the beautiful bridal collections of JLM Couture, we were particularly taken by how many gowns in the newest collections featured stunning back designs. From illusion lace to bejeweled keyholes, there were so many pretty styles we couldn’t resist sharing a few of our favorites.

Related: The 20 Best Wedding Dresses from Bridal Market

Gown by Hayley Paige • A Greek Goddess stunner

Gown by Jim Hjelm • A unique twist on the traditional keyhole

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Jan
25
Trend Snippet: Lace Reinvented
Posted by Kate. Filed under Uncategorized

Lace made a huge comeback on the runways this season and we couldn’t be happier reveling in this classic fabric.  What we really love, though, is all of the contemporary styling and the suggestion of modern romance. Makes our hearts go pitter patter.

no. 1 Anna Maier • no. 2 Temperley London • no. 3 Alvina Valenta

no. 4 Jim Hjelm • no. 5 Marchesa • no. 6 Reem Acra

Here are thirty dresses that put lace back on the bridal radar

Have a wonderfully romantic and cozy weekend!

xo


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Nov
05
Part One: Love Poetry Photoshoot with Erich McVey Photography + Petalos
Posted by Kate. Filed under Photography, Wedding Inspiration

I have a love affair with poetry… the kind that is timeless, enduring, and speaks to the heart like nothing else.  In the early planning stages of this exclusive PW styled shoot, it occurred to me that there is nothing more romantic (and for me, more meaningful) than love poetry.  I wanted to share something utterly dream-filled with a contemporary approach on classic style.  I sought out the wildly talented Erich McVey and Stephanie Major of Petalos- who poured over every detail to help me bring the vision to life.  And thus, this exquisite spread of photos came forth.   Enjoy reveling in all of this romance, romance, romance… 

We chose The Historic Deepwood Estate for its classic ambiance, light-filled rooms, and breathtaking landscape.  A warm, rich palette of crimson, pink, amber, peach, and gold hues set an inviting tone with stunning contrast.  Above, our bride model Nicole poses in a soft peach Jim Hjelm gown.

The first vignette was set in the courtyard, amongst lush forest and arching topiaries.  Nicole was the epitome of fairytale romance in a soft sherbet Lazaro ballgown and loose, wavy locks styled by Christine Shields.  Kamyar, our groom model, looked incredibly dapper in black tie finery from Este’s Mens in Portland.

On the bouquet: ‘I went with a crescent design which allows for an organic shape.  It is composed of an assortment of roses, stock, pepper berries, and chocolate cosmos.  To bring a modern textural quality I also included mink protea and cockcomb.’ ~Petalos

Braided velvet ribbon by Midori was used on the handle.

After falling completely in love with Neither Snow’s calligraphies, I asked Mara to infuse our collaboration with the written word…. and she did so, so beautifully.  Her one-of-a-kind calligraphy danced across the fabric ceremony backdrop, the vows, and more… 

On a day when the wind is perfect,

the sail just needs to open

and the love starts.

 

Today is such

a day.

~Rumi, translated by Daniel Ladinsky in Love Poems from God

There is more loveliness to bask in; be sure to head over to the photo gallery to see the full photoshoot. Tomorrow I’ll be sharing all of the delicious details from the reception right here…. xoxo

Photos by Erich McVey Photography

Design and Florals by Petalos

Calligraphy and Ceremony Backdrop by Neither Snow

Hair and Make-Up Styling by Christine Shields

Venue: Historic Deepwood Estate

Lace Mermaid Gown by Jim Hjelm; Sherbet Ball Gown by Lazaro

Groom’s Attire by Este’s Mens

Tiara by Twigs and Honey via The English Department

Ribbon by Midori

Models: Nicole and Kamyar from Option Models & Media

Gold Chiavari Chair Rental by West Coast Event Production

Marble Table Rental by Peter Corvallis

Creative Direction by Katelin Gallagher

 

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