I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend! Continuing our Top 10 posts this week with my favorite dresses! I got to feature some amazing gowns this year, here are 10 of the best of them. You can see that illusion necklines and beautiful backs are still really big trends for this year.
The lace back of this gown is so stunning, perfect for a garden wedding.
from Bohemian Garden Wedding | Photography | April Maura Photography | Dress | Maggie Sottero from Suzannes Bridal Boutique
This Greek Goddess inspired gown is stuff dreams are made of.
from Glam Florida Wedding | Photography | Binaryflips Photography | Dress | Hayley Paige from Kleinfeld
I love all the layers of lace in this illusion neck gown.
from Intimate Garden Wedding | Photography | L.A. Birdie Photography | Dress | Melissa Sweet
The jeweled lace back of this gown is so stunning.
from Urban Garden Wedding | Photography | Perregeaux Wedding Photography | Dress | Willowby by Watters from White Traditions Bridal House
This lace and tulle mermaid styled gown is just perfection.
from Intimate Barn Wedding | Photography | Kaysha Weiner Photographer | Dress | Ines Di Santo from The White Dress
I love the classic lace and open back of this longer sleeved dress.
from Vintage Savannah Wedding | Photography | Lyndi J. Photography | Dress | Rebecca Schoneveld from Ivory & Beau
Layers of the softest tulle and illusion floral detailing make this gown one of my favorites.
from Classic Romantic Bridals | Photography | Nikki Santerre Photography | Dress | Watters
This jeweled bodice ball gown is utterly dreamy and a definite statement piece.
from Glam Bridal Session | Photography | Kristen Edwards Photography | Dress | CB Couture from Bella Rose Bridal
I love the delicate flutter sleeve of this effortlessly elegant gown.
from Romantic Spring Wedding | Photography | hay alexandra photography | Dress | Alexandra Grecco
A lace sweetheart bodice and a soft flowy skirt are always a winning combination.
from Romantic Beach Wedding | Photography | Brooke Beasley Photography | Dress | Modern Trousseau from Kinsley James Couture Bridal
Which dress was your favorite? Be sure to check out the other top 10 posts of 2015: cakes, hairstyles, and bouquets.
We are starting this week off with something sweet: the top 10 wedding cakes of 2015! A good cake is a beautiful blend of compelling design and deliciousness. It is the best edible art! Here are some of my favorites from this last year.
Gold paint never looked so good!
from Vintage Derby Day Wedding | Photography | Shalese Danielle Photography | Cake | Cakes by Graham |
Design | Maggie’s Misc Events | Florals | One Sweet Day in May
I love the intricate art deco inspired design of this all white cake.
from Art Deco Bridal Shower | Photography | Jessica Maida Photography | Cakes | Sweet Fix | Design | Mod Mau
Naked cakes are always a gorgeous option. How sweet is this pink flower one?
from Rustic Barn Wedding | Photography | Mathew Irving Photography | Cake | Gateaux Bakery | Planner | Bello & Blue Events
For a beach wedding, I love this oyster shell cake. It is romantic and soft while still giving that seaside vibe.
from Romantic Seaside Wedding | Photography | Amanda Hedgepeth Photography | Cake | Buttercream Dreams |
Design | North Star Events
I love the simple and chic elegance of this white cake with it’s bright floral pop.
from Romantic Fall Wedding | Photography | Mikaela Marie Photography | Cake | Fresh Bakes | Design | Pop the Cork Designs | Florals | Holly Chapple Flowers
This is one of my favorite cakes all year with it’s romantic design and beautiful sugar flowers.
from Cranberry & Gold Wedding | Photography | Mandy Ford Photography | Cake | Crystal Lisette | Planning | Plan On Jules
I love this fresh and fun take on a ruffle cake with this cute ombre number!
from Handmade Coral Wedding | Photography | Courtney Bowlden Photography | Cake | Tanya’s Take On Cake
I was blown away by the unique detailing and texture of this glam cake.
from Romantic Manor Wedding | Photography | Kate Preftakes Photography | Cake | Chickadee Hill Cakes |
Planner | Events by Sorrell
How fun is the wrapped ruffle fondant on this cake?
from Whimsical Boho Wedding | Photography | Jessamyn Harris | Cake | The Whole Cake | Design | Courtney Cargile
Classic elegance at it’s finest with this breath-taking white cake.
from Romantic Vintage Wedding | Photography | Koby & Terilyn Brown, Archetype | Cake | Melissa’s Fine Pastries | Design | Sapphire Events
Which one is your favorite? Be sure to catch the best bouquets and best hairstyles and stay tuned this week for more top posts from 2015!
Continuing today with our countdown of the best features of 2015. Yesterday we shared the top 10 bouquets, today it is all about gorgeous hairstyles and elegant veils. If you are looking for hair inspiration for your wedding day, here are some of my favorite styles from this last year.
A few well placed flowers make a huge difference in taking this updo from average to chic and sophisticated.
from Romantic Lavender Wedding | Photography | Victoria Selman Photographer | Hair & Makeup | Behind the Veil
This bride handmade her own floral crown using faux flowers.
from Handmade Pastel Wedding | Photography | Magnolia Adam’s Photography | Hair | McKenzie Middle
I love the veil and floral crown combo, it’s such a romantic look.
from Romantic Bridal Portraits | Photography | Bekah Kay Creative
Love the elegance and simplicity of this wavy down do!
from Romantic Fall Wedding | Photography | Mikaela Marie Photography | Hair | PSC Hair Artistry | Headpiece | Twigs & Honey
A cathedral veil is the perfect choice for an ultra romantic look.
from Intimate Print Wedding | Photography | Bit of Ivory Photography | Hair & Makeup | Best Face Forward | Hair Accessories | Three Sunbeams
I love this updo with it’s understated elegance and touches of gold.
from Romantic Vintage Wedding | Photography | Koby & Terilyn Brown, Archetype | Hair | Terilyn Brown | Hair Accessories | Lacielle Roselle
For a more updated version of the classic bun, this look is perfect.
from Romantic Loft Wedding | Photography | Christy Tyler Photography | Hair & Makeup | Debbie Petrielli | Headpiece | Wildflower Couture from Dame Couture
I’m a little biased on this one, but I love the retro feel of this ‘Kate Spade nest’ and a simple floral crown.
from Floral Crown Bachelorette Party | Photography | Nikki Santerre | Hair & Makeup | Slingin’ Pretty
A chic side bun is always an elegant choice.
from Elegant Woodland Wedding | Photography | Elizabeth Ngundue Photography | Hair | Mane Attraction Hair Salon
Ferns are a big trend and I love the greenery used in this gorgeous updo.
from Romantic Winery Wedding | Photography | Lieb Photographic | Hair | Salon Emage and Day Spa | Florist | Good Earth Flowers
What do you think? Which ones are your favorite? Be sure and check out the other top 10 posts here.