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January 21st 2013
Blush Bridal & Special Ocassions
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 Blush Bridal & Special Occassions


 

It's that time of year again and Blush Bridal & Special Occasions host their "One Day Only" Bridal sample sale. No appointments necessary, but come prepared as they suggest strapless undergarments with shorts for easy access transitioning from gown to gown. Designer gowns like Vera Wang, Amsale, Romona Keveza and many more are on sale ranging from 30 to 60% off. This opportunity is worth the wait, so be sure to line up and be prepared by looking through Blush Bridal & Special Occasions Facebook as they release sneak peeks of the gowns discounted during the sample sale.

 

 

January 16th 2013
Engage Vancouver Club
www.Vancouver-Bride.com
 

 "To Engage" Contest Winner

 

Thank to everyone who participated in the "To Engage" contest! After hundreds of submissions, the lucky winner who will be attending "Engage" bridal showcase presented by the Vancouver Club is Lauren Tang! Congrautlations to Lauren on winning two tickets to Engage, we know that you will experience the finest of goods, vendors, and of course, the most current fashions hosted by Blush Bridal & Special Occasions.

For those of you still anticipating to attend the event, please see here for more tickets to the show. Once again, thank you to everyone who entereted the contest, we will be sure to host more contests for your chances to win tickets to upcoming bridal showcases and events.

 

 


January 14th 2013
Ellebay Bridal Boutique
www.Vancouver-Bride.com
 

 Ellebay Bridal Boutique

 



Ellebay bridal boutique presents their latest dress "Jillian", a blush wedding gown with a beaded french lace boudice.
This gown is worn by model Julia de Courcy.

 


January 11th 2013
Anna Elizabeth Cakes
www.Vancouver-Bride.com
 

 Anna Elizabeth Cakes at "Engage" Bridal Showcase

 

"In January, the city's top bridal professionals gathered for one day to show their craft, share their secrets and delight brides and guests alike."
- Vancouver Club


Less than 2 weeks away, the "Engage" bridal showcase is one of the bridal highlights of the year. As we have advocated before, take advantage of the experience and visit the quality vendors whose work speaks to you. This would be a great opportunity to meet with vendors like Anna from Anna Elizabeth Cakes. Her handmade creations are visionary from her textured cakes to sugar work, all of her one of kind creations are pieces of art. Take the time to visit her booth to ask your questions, get tips, and most importantly be inspired by her work.

It's not too late to enter our contest!
"To Engage"
Share our links below through your choice of:

Twitter: Enter to win 2 tickets to "Engage" bridal showcase by RT our contest image http://ow.ly/i/1kmqz

Facebook: Enter for your chance to win 2 tickets to "Engage" bridal showcase presented by the Vancouver Club. All you have to do is share our contest image on your Facebook http://ow.ly/i/1kmJs

 

 

 


January 9th 2013
36th Annual Wedding Fair Recap
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36th Annual Wedding Fair at the Westin Bayshore
Saturday & Sunday, January 5th & 6th, 2013

The Westin Bayshore, always a scenic venue with views of the North Shore, was rich with information for the novice bride. Multiple booths offered everything from transportation to photography packages and guidance in choosing the best services for your wedding. Immediately, a discerning bride (you!) will see what value she can get for her money. But even more importantly- the event offers brides the opportunity to spend quality one-on-one time with several vendors.

A few vendors stood out for us by igniting our imagination with charming set ups and inspiring tips. Among those was Erin Gilmore Photography who impressed us as fun and innovative by staging an vintage inspired theme. Wedding planners, Epic Events struck a theatrical notewith their stylish vintage influenced set-up. On trend, and revelling in the natural beauty of Vancouver, Wedding Design Studio wowed us with rustic décor composed of the warm glow of candle light and warm rustic tones of the this season's blush pinks and pale purples.
























 








 



Shopping around for bridal services is not just about value and availability of the vendors but more so about personality fit and work style. Remember that your wedding crew will be following you throughout your day, so don't be afraid to ask many questions and get to know your vendors. We encourage practical brides to go to wedding fairs not only for the specials and packages offered exclusively at the events but also for inspiration ideas and connections with wedding services. Overall, this year's fair at the Westin gives you a chance to get social, stay seated for the fashion show provided by Ariana Bridal & Isbelle's Bridal, and more importantly explore a multitude of options for your dream day!



For more images of the event, please visit our Facebook albums for your viewing pleasure by clicking here.
&
Fore more information on the Annual Wedding Fair please click here.


January 7th 2013
Jayna Marie Hair & Makeup
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Jayna-Maire Hair & Makeup at "Engage" Bridal Showcase

 

"In January, the city's top bridal professionals gathered for one day to show their craft, share their secrets and delight brides and guests alike."
- Vancouver Club


During this bridal showcase, take advantage of the experience and visit quality vendors with their work on display for your viewing pleasures. This would be a great opportunity to meet with vendors like Jayna Marie one on one to ask your questions, get tips, and most importantly be inspired by their work.

Our “Engage” showcase on Vancouver-Bride.com will continue for the next 2 weeks where we will feature vendors for you to take down names and visit them personally during the showcase. Take a look at this short and comprehensive clip of Jayna Marie of Fancy Face Academy. As one of the most prominent makeup artists in Vancouver, her humbling and undeniably wonderful personality is one of many reasons our past brides rave about their experience with her on their special day. Her portfolio of work speaks for itself, she's passionate and dedicated about what she does which always inspires us here at Vancouver-Bride.com.


 

 

January 4th 2013
Engage Bridal Showcase
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 "To Engage Contest"

 

 

 We're so pleased to announce the second annual boutique bridal showcase "Engage" presented by the Vancouver Club.

This event is a great way to experience one-on-one consultations with Vancouver's leading wedding professionals while being immersed in the timeless elegance and enriched beauty of floral, cake, and fashion showcases Vancouver has to offer. Enjoy a live runway show featuring couture wedding fashions from Blush Bridal & Special Occasions.

Indulge in The Club's modern twist on traditional, locally-sourced cuisine. Sample the Club's finest wines and cocktails selected and crafted by our master barman and sommelier. Meet with the experts, share your vision, and hand-select everything you need to make your day unforgettable.

Contest: Share our links below through your choice of:

Twitter: Enter to win 2 tickets to "Engage" bridal showcase by RT our contest image http://ow.ly/i/1kmqz

Facebook: Enter for your chance to win 2 tickets to "Engage" bridal showcase presented by the Vancouver Club. All you have to do is share our contest image on your Facebook http://ow.ly/i/1kmJs


 

 Tickets are $35 and available Here

 

 

 

January 2nd 2013
Vancouver Wedding Events
www.Vancouver-Bride.com
 

36th Annual Wedding Fair


January 5th & 6th 2013


Proudly Presented By

Now in it's 36th year, Wedding Fair is the longest-running and most successful Wedding tradeshow in Canada!

With over 150 exhibitors and over 170 booths, Brides and Grooms-to-be, along with their family and friends, can find inspiration, fresh ideas and reputable industry professionals to help them plan the wedding of their dreams.

Featured exhibitors include everything from invitation vendors, gown shops, cake-makers, favors, lingerie, shoes, chocolate fountains, jewelry designers, photographers, decorators, musicians, wedding planners, honeymoon destinations and representatives from some of Vancouvers finest venues.

To compliment the fun and excitement, there is the annual Fashion Show Extravaganza featuring gorgeous gowns, beautiful bridesmaids dresses and honeymoon lingerie.

With over 1000 unique prizes and gifts valued at over $250,000 including the Dream Wedding, this show promises to be a highlight in the planning process for any newly-engaged couple.
 

 Tickets Available Here

 



December 28th 2012
Vancouver Wedding Photography
www.Vancouver-Bride.com
 




 

  The Apartment Photography

 

 

 

December 26th 2012
Vancouver-Bride.com





Congratulations on becoming a Vancouver Bride! We're so thrilled for this incredible journey you're about to take, and we thank you for choosing Vancouver-Bride.com to get started! The Vendor Guide is a great place to start by browsing local and inspirational vendors that have been hand picked just for you!

Furthermore, browse the Calendar of Events to search for local bridal showcases that will be approaching in the upcoming months, for instance, the Wedding Fair takes place on January 5th & 6th along with "Engage" a bridal showcase put together by the Vancouver Club on January 20th 2013.

For more inspiration, take a look at our pinterest account for stunning and creative DIY's, along with our Facebook and Twitter where we connect with vendors and showcase up to date trends and ideas for every wedding on any budget.

  Facebook

  Twitter

 Pinterest


 

 

December 24th 2012
Vancouver-Bride.com
Inspired Wedding Gowns
Anne Hathaway

 

Anne and Adam Shulman’s 29th of September 2012 wedding, according to People Magazine & Bellanaija.com: More than 150 guests were invited for the wedding weekend, which started Friday with a rehearsal dinner at the Ventana Inn and Spa. A nearby private estate was secured for the ceremony. The wedding décor was inspired by nature, with many branches used to create a ceremony and reception to blend in with the majestic Big Sur surroundings. The Dark Knight Rises star kept her cropped pixie cut from Les Misérables for the big day, forgoing any hair extensions. She wore no jewelry, to accessorize, she donned a 1920s-inspired headband attached to a simple veil.

The bride tells Vogue Magazine about her experience collaborating with Valentino, “The memory of creating it with him is something that I will treasure forever. He somehow read my mind and designed the dress that I’d always wanted”.

Sources: Courtesy of People Magazine & Bellanaija.com

 

 

 

 

December 21st 2012
Vancouver-Bride.com
Vancouver Bride Pinterest



 

Vancouver Bride Pinterest

 

 

December 19th 2012
Vancouver-Bride.com
Vancouver Wedding Gowns
 

Blush Bridal & Special Occassions



CHRISTOS Gowns available at Blush Bridal & Special Occasions

Behind the Design: "CHRISTOS was established by Cyprus-born designer Christos Yiannakou. After heading his collection for over 20 years, he retired in 2005, leaving Amsale at the helm of the CHRISTOS collection. As creative director, Amsale has upheld CHRISTOS legacy for tradition while infusing a touch of her own modern sensibility into the collection. Amsale sees CHRISTOS as a natural extension of her own collection, as both are rooted in classic timelessness. A romantic at heart, she reveres CHRISTOS as a venue for her more traditional side. In opposition to the modern aesthetic which defines the AMSALE collection, CHRISTOS evokes a feeling of fairy-tale, femininity, and romance."




 

December 17th 2012
Vancouver-Bride.com
Hair & Makeup Tutorial
 









Hair & Make-up by Steph

 

 

December 14th 2012
Vancouver-Bride.com
Ellebay Bridal Boutique

 









 

 Ellebay Bridal Boutique


Model: Cheylene Poirier

The latest from Ellebay Bridal Boutique comes a blush wedding gown with soft sequined godets. Customized and handmade gowns created personally for each Bride from the passionate and design forward designers at Ellebay Bridal Boutique.


 


December 12th 2012
Vancouver-Bride.com
 


Tented Seating Cards

Tented seating cards are elevated to new heights atop a pillow of carnations. Cut several standard bricks of floral foam in half horizontally, soak in water, and place in shallow plastic flower-box trays. Snip off the carnation heads, leaving a little bit of stem on each, and insert into the foam; each half-brick should hold about two dozen carnations and four seating cards.


Lavender Seating Cards

For an aromatic seating card, two strips of paper -- with the guest's name printed on one end and the table number on the other -- are tied with satin ribbon to lavender wrapped with floral tape.

 

 


Beribboned Seating Cards


Before the meal, guide guests to their seats with the help of a beribboned bulletin board. Wrap the perimeter of a piece of plywood in paper tape to cover its rough edges. Then, using ribbons and fabric strips in assorted colors and patterns, cut pieces long enough to stretch across the board and around to the back. Stretch each ribbon across the surface, stapling both ends to back of board.

Images courtesy of Martha Stewart wedings

 

 


December 10th 2012
Vancouver-Bride.com
 

Engage Wedding Show


Engage from The Vancouver Club on Vimeo.

Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 11:00am until 3:00pm

The countdown is on, 41 days until Engage! Experience The Club's timeless elegance and be inspired by today's most creative,
distinguished bridal professionals.Get your tickets Here.

 

 


December 7th 2012
 

Bisou Bridal


The entire 2013 collection from Lillen Collection will be in-store at Bisou Bridal's trunk show on December 15th & 16th. Reserve your Consultation Here.

 


December 5th 2012









 

Photography: Jana Vackova

Location: Capilano Golf and Country Club

Make Up & Hair: Lily Lin

Florist: Limelight Floral Design

Dress: Vera Wang

 


 

December 3rd 2012


 



Hair & Make-up by Steph

 

 

November 30th 2012

 

 


                                  Yield: Makes 12 tiered cupcakes (12 of each cupcake size); or makes 15 large, 33 standard, or 108 mini.
                                    Images and recipes courtesy of Martha Stewart Weddings

 

 

November 28th 2012

 

 

Images/Hair and Makeup courtesy of Stephanie Brinkerhoff

The soft and light trio demonstrates a sophisticated hair and makeup look that shows soft feminine charm while concentrating on the natural tendencies of your bridal glow. To achieve these looks, remember that the styles created are all organic shapes and contain no hard edges. The makeup is based on a soft palette that has been completely blended to create seamless lines. If you like to have your hair and makeup be as natural as possible but would like to draw drama to the eyes, try to plump up your lashes with a set of false flashes to create a focal point.

 

 

November 26th 2012

Blush Wedding Photography


"We are motivated to work creatively and professionally with you to ensure that you are satisfied with the final result. It's the utmost importance that we build a strong relationship with our customers so that expectations are exceeded in regards to both quality and service. We are only happy, when you're happy."

 

November 23rd 2012

Hair and MakeUp by Steph

 

 

 

November 21st 2012

Bisou Bridal

 

Embroidered lace bodices with bejeweled and crystallized sashes are just a few characteristics of a Lazaro gown.
Join Bisou Bridal for the Lazaro Trunk Show, November 30-December 2. To book your appointment online, click here.

 

 


November 19th 2012

 

Vancouver Club



Engage Fashion Show from The Vancouver Club on Vimeo.

"Engage"
A boutique bridal showcase

Vancouver's signature wedding venue is pleased to present their second annual boutique bridal showcase.

Experience The Club's timeless elegance and be inspired by today's most creative, distinguished bridal professionals and enjoy a live runway show featuring couture wedding fashions from Blush Bridal & Special Occasions.

As we feature elements of the show in the weeks to come, let us start with last year's Fashion show. In the video above, take a glimpse of what to expect for this years runway.
 

Date: January 20th 2013
Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
Location: 915 West Hastings Street Vancouver, B.C
Tickets: $35
Available to purchase by clicking here

 

 

November 17th 2012

 Hair & MakeUp by Steph 


Learn how to create curls like Taylor Swift. In this video the materials used were:
Curling wand by Jose Eber
Inverted Tapered Curling Wand
Brush by Ibiza LX7 Brush
Hairspray by Kenra 25
Shine Serum by Pureology Shinemax
Music by Kollin Brinkerhoff

 

 

 


Behind the dress: Katherine

"The first thing that hits you with Katherine is the grandeur of the ballgown, and immediately it conjures the romantic, old-world fantasy of chivalry and stately ceremony and long hallways with footmen. You could see Katherine posed under a very opulent chandelier in a manor house, or framed beside an heirloom urn. And yet, it’s also a dress that breathes a very contemporary atmosphere. It has subtlety, it has a lot of artistic touches, a lot of life. Between the layers and layers of tulle and organza there’s nothing but air, so as the dress moves, and the shadows and tones become lighter, or darker, through those waves of fabric – you get a magnificent ballet of color and shadow. It’s especially splendid where you see these gatherings of bustled crinoline, creating asymmetrical figures in the line of the gown, like you see in the back, where it’s just a bit over the top in the way it’s been tacked up. In the front, there are beautiful blooms hand-rolled out of eyelash organza, just peeking out as if from a neatly-wrapped bouquet."




 
Behind the Dress: Joanna

"One of the themes of my collection this season is mystery: it’s always there for me when I’m working, because beauty itself is so mysterious. I love to design pieces that hide, that reveal, that stir our senses and our imaginations. With this collection, I wanted to invite my audience to experience the mysteries that lie beneath the surface. And of course, sometimes the best way to celebrate mystery is by reveling in lightness and frivolousness."
 


 

Behind the Dress: Jane

"This mermaid gown is at the core of our Fall 2012 Collection: here you can see just how flirty a blushing bride might become with the right gown. I love this dress, not just because it’s got a very smart, streamlined construction, but also because it’s so sexy!

The stretch crepe hugs the figure and accentuates the curves – you have as much “va-voom” in the front as you do in the back. And in motion, it’s just delightful. It’s a seductive siren song. With just that little bit of ruffled tulle in the train, it’s like a grace note, a little bit of bubbly, flirtatious energy in the final glimpse of this bombshell bride."
Photography & article credited to www.verawang.com



November 13th 2012
 

    

                                                                                     Photography credited to Pier 59 Studios



November 12th 2012
 

Blush Bridal & Special Occassions



November 11th 2012


6pence Wedding Planning & Design






 


November 6th 2012

 



Crème de la Crème returned with this years consecutive Grand Wedding Showcase with undeniable success and “dream like” theme quality that catered to the name "LeReve". This year our Vancouver Brides were transported into a realm of opulence from the moment they came through the Four Seasons Hotel doors.  Jewelry designer Elsa Corsi greeted new brides and adorned them with jewels while the opera duo's enchanted sounds filled rooms
throughout the Hotel.
 



The refined quality vendors showcased their work in their individual exhibitors booths, displayed with beautiful ornaments and inviting ambience, each bride was lucky enough to discuss new stylistic ideas with each accomplished vendor as seen above with Lori Miles from Sweet Pea Photography, Celsia Florist, Atkinsons, and Intimissimi Music.



One of the many dream-like aspects of the show was the guided paths of breathtaking floral arrangements by Granville Island Florists. As we would never expect anything less of GIF, we couldn’t help but applaud the achieved structured size and quality of fresh flower palettes created as true centerpieces within the showcase.

 


Nonetheless, can one forget the stunning creations from the “Fashion Show” provided from Blush Bridal & Special Occasions, and Bisou Bridal.  As each model appeared from the draping curtains from designers like Marchesa to Reem Acra, each creation had our brides swoon over the latest and best each collection had to offer.

CountDown Events


November 1st 2012

Brick & Mortar Living


A quaint little shop in the heart of historic downtown New Westminster. Filled with local designs, unique gifts and nostalgia for the home.

These Blue Brocade's are stunning vintage inspired feather accessories, perfect for finishing your bridal look with a vintage touch.

At Brick & Mortar Living you will find everything from unique decor for the home to rediscovered pieces from the past, local designs, crafts and fun things for the young and young at heart.

 

October 30th 2012

As fine jewellers, Harling’s has built a heritage on integrity, trust and courteous service. Founded in 1964, Harling’s has maintained the intimacy of a family-owned boutique while becoming recognized as the leader in the jewellery insurance replacement industry.

Harling’s Jewellers and Tacori Loft Vancouver


What is the Harling's Difference?

"At Harling's, you always come first. We truly want you to feel like a welcome member of the Harling's family. Our commitment to you is to provide only the best in quality and value, complimented with impeccable service. In every aspect of our business, we are guided by the following principles:

    - We always provide the highest level of professionalism and expertise.
    - We guide our clients in selecting the world's most beautiful diamonds and expertly crafted fine jewellery.
   - We treat all clients, associates and partners with the utmost respect and trust.
  -  We embrace a culture that promotes teamwork, entrepreneurship, creativity, education, and community involvement."

Learning Lounge:

At Harling's they believe that one of the most important parts of purchasing jewellery is education. Many of their staff are certified gemologists and can answer any and all of your questions.

 

 

October 29th 2012

Creme de la Creme

   
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2012
    Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4
   
11:00AM to 6:00PM | WEDDING SHOWCASE
    1:00PM to 2:00PM | HAUTE COUTURE FASHION SHOW
    3:00PM to 4:00PM | ENCORE PRESENTATION
    TICKETS: $45 PER PERSON

    Includes fashion show, deluxe gift bag & scrumptious tastings & full-scale pampering
  
  Romance, enchantment and unbelievable elegance embodies this year’s soiree
    One Day – A culmination of all your dreams and expectations. When the crème de la crème of
    Vancouver assemble to present infinite possibilities.

 

 

October 27th 2012

Perfect Wedding Mashup 2012 from Modern Romance Weddings on Vimeo

 

Modern Romance Productions is a group of passionate young creatives focused on capturing the intricacies of your modern romance through providing photography and videography. "We shoot in photojournalist style and love to capture the true, beautiful moments."

They have great packages that include all the goodies to suit your needs. Feel free to contact them for a customized A La Carte package.

 

 

We are pleased & honoured to announce our newest contributor
Hair and Makeup by Steph

Hair and Makeup by Steph


I’m Stephanie Brinkerhoff, the ‘Steph’ in Hair and Make-up by Steph.  I work full time in Utah as a professional wedding hair stylist, makeup artist, and beauty blogger.  I also travel around the country for destination weddings and in-salon workshops teaching other stylists about bridal work.  I am a lover of cold cereal, going on vacation,  good music, and of course my job.

Stephanie is well known for her hair and makeup tutorials and many brides around the world visit her blog
for wedding inspirations for their hair and make up. We are so very proud to have her on our team at
Vancouver-Bride.com

 

Photography credited to
Heather Goldsworthy 2011
Urban Pictures
GO-Lucky Photography

Louis Gervias Fine Foods & Catering


Louis Gervais Fine Foods is Vancouver’s most inspired Vancouver catering company.  Conceived from Louis’ dynamic character and passion for fine cuisine, his catering company has earned a reputation for custom menu design and creative presentation that distinguishes us from other Vancouver catering companies.  Whether you are planning a corporate event or a gala wedding reception, Louis and his team of Vancouver event professionals will help you to plan and execute every detail including choosing event venues in Vancouver, designing a menu, selecting staff and coordinating rental and décor.

 

 

Photography Credited to Huffington Post & Article by Stephanie Hallett


What was the inspiration for the collection?

I wanted this to feel very dreamlike, fantasy-like -- like they were fairies floating in the room. I stripped a lot of layers out. These gowns have a lot of intricate detail, whether it’s the draping or the use of lace or the overlays. What I really believe in is the long-sleeve column gown -- I showed it multiple times. How I created volume was the overskirt, that just showed you that there was something full about it but you didn’t have the weight of past seasons, so it was the stripping of layers, and making it more sensual.

What are the three biggest trends you’re seeing right now?

Sleeves are very strong in my eyes, long sleeves with a column silhouette. I also think dresses with a lot of draping in lace are another strong silhouette. And I think the overskirt is going to be a very popular accessory. Girls love to transform their gowns, so this is just having two looks in one night. All of the overskirts [on my dresses] come off, so you can have two looks.


 

 

Anna Elizabeth Cakes Featured in Westender Vancouver

 

WE Vancouver Article by Kelsey Klassen


Award-winning Vancouver pastry chef and artist Anna Wawzonek (pictured, [1]) can create an edible work of art to rival even the most vivid autumn display.

After opening Anna Elizabeth Cakes in 2011, her hand painted fondant designs won quick praise in Wedding Bells and Wedluxe magazines and were sought after for celebrations such as Oreo’s 100th anniversary.

Some highlights of the article we found inspiring:

Why do you think so much importance is placed on the tradition of cake at big events?

A wedding cake serves as a gorgeous centerpiece for your wedding day. In many weddings it is prominently displayed at a reception and is a great way to tie together all elements of your big day and really express your style as a couple.

Don’t be afraid to be original. I have many requests for a cake to be recreated exactly from a picture. That cake has already been the centerpiece at someone elses wedding. Let the designer work with that style and even some of the design elements to create a cake that is unique to you.

 

Brock House Wedding Show

 



Photography credited to Union Photography

Introductions to over 40 of Vancouver's Top Wedding Professionals. Complimentary beauty treatments including hair styling by Blo Dry Bar, brow shaping by Bombay Brow Bar & lash extensions by Noir Lash Lounge

Grand Prize Honeymoon Giveaway to FIJI courtesy of Marsha Steeves, Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialist of Travel Masters.


Last but not least, exquisite "stuffed to the brim" Gift Bag (Value $175.00) for the Bride including a very special gift ($25.00 value) from Jeweliette Jewellery & Accessories.

Purchase your tickets Here


 

 

Ellebay Bridal Boutique

The latest edition to Ellebay Bridal Boutique collection of handmade dresses, "The Megan".

 

Vogue 2011 Editorial

 


Photography credited to Vogue
     Never underestimate the effect and impact of the perfectly paired veil.
At Vancouver Bride, we draw inspiration for our work from things that hold true beauty and profound impact, like this editorial from 2011 on dynamic duo's, showcasing the Olsen sisters. We take what inspires us and see how it can transcend to our Bride's. Whether high couture, or a subtle headpiece, your veil or headpiece can add the touch to finish off your look in your own signature way.

 

Vera Wang 2013 Collection

 


Photography source credited to brides.com

Revealed is Vera Wang’s Fall 2013 collection that showcases her roots in Bridal wear that makes Wang’s collections so iconic. After two collections that were liberating and profound in regards to her colour palette and abstract design that redefined what we undoubtedly know to be a staple “wedding dress”. Wang’s recent collections have one thing in common, architectural design that prevails as organic structure. Through her Spring 2013 collection of deep reds and blackest blacks follows this homage to traditional wedding gowns with Wang’s unforgettable touch of elegance and sophistication.

 

Photography Credited to New York Times

 

 

 

       

Brock House Wedding Show
Fashion Show October 21st 2012

1st Show: 11:00am-2:00pm, Fashion Show at 1:00pm

2nd Show: 2:00pm-5:00pm, Fashion Show at 4:00pm

Tickets Availble for Purchase

         Photography credited to Union Photography

 

The Beauty Department

 

 

Blush Bridal & Special Occasion

 

 

 

Planning a wedding is a big undertaking whether it’s a “no holds barred” weekend production or an “intimate destination affair”.
On Sunday, October 21st let DreamGroup Productions make it easier and more enjoyable by introducing you to some of the most sought after wedding service providers (and even some newly discovered gems) Vancouver has to offer.

 

DreamGroup’s reputation and passion for planning exquisite once in a lifetime affairs have allowed us to hone in on “What a Bride Really Wants” and in turn helped us create a wedding event we are proud to put our name on and confident every bride (and her entourage) will enjoy. A bride attending a wedding show wants to be inspired by the latest trends and wedding concepts, indulged with killer fashion shows, delicious canapés and complimentary wine, and informed by an intimate group of dedicated and carefully selected wedding professionals. Oh yeah… and the goodie bag… don’t forget the goodie bag! It’s pretty amazing.

Pricing
Advance tickets: Brides $35 (plus tax) | Guests $30 (plus tax)
At the Door: Brides $45 (plus tax) | Guests $40 (plus tax) *Cash Only* at the Door

Registered Brides will receive the Bride’s Gift Bag that is stuffed to the brim with gifts from the following sponsors

Click here to purchase your tickets to the 22nd annual Brock House Wedding Show

 

Tickets include

 

 

 Photography: White Album Weddings (Mark & Elizabeth Kowal)

                
                                                                                         
         Event Planners: Alyssa Short Design

                                                                                                            Venue: Fraser River Lodge
                                            
                                                                                                                   Dress: Lisa's Bridal

                                                                                                           Hair Stylist: Sheena Donnwa

                                                                                                          Makeup Arist: Stephanie Young

                                                                                                              Florist: Blooms and Beyond

 

 

 

Inspired by our Lazaro post yesterday, we here at Vancouver Bride find that in art, music, and even in the design in weddings,we derive from looking into the past and extracting inspirations for the future. Therefore, we hope to create sections of Vancouver Bride in which we look back at our favorite classic and timeless weddings.

One of Vancouver Bride's favorite weddings that embodied rustic design with gentle textures and soft palettes
was the wedding of Hilary Duff & Mike Comrie.

 

 

 

Lazaro Spring 2013

 

We here at Vancouver Bride love our Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta, and of course our Reem Acra. But let us not forget the work of designer Lazaro and his detailed and exquisite lace bodice Bridal gowns. This collection shows a variety of pieces that range between traditional use of lace with a layers of tool, and within contrast, the tints of colour under the peaks of the layered couture ballgown dresses.

 

 

 

 

"Anna Dello Russo once described by Helmut Newton as a "fashion maniac", Anna is currently the Editor At Large and creative consultant for Vogue Japan. She is an avid collector of fashion and jewellery and describes herself as a passionate fashionista"

H&M

 

 

 

Soha Lavin featured in Notable.ca

Soha Lavin is the Founder & Princial Planner at CountDown Events, and was recently featured in Notable.ca. Visit Notable.ca for a more in-depth interview with the highly sucessful planner.

Our favorite message from the interview:

Do you have any advice for other young professionals?

"One: Stay Curious.

Two: Work for someone you respect and admire. I've been very lucky to work for some amazing people that has played a huge role in shaping my professional character.

Three: Don't give up - failure is just as important as success in work and in life. Use those opporunities to learn and to grow."

CountDown Events

 

 

Blush Wedding Photography

 

 

 

Kunio Photography

Photography Credit to Arnold from Kunio Photography

Kunio Photography

Vancouver Urban Winery

A beautiful themed table set of wood textures in contrast to the soft palette of the flowers, and linens.

Photo credit to: Sam Steele

Vancouver Urban Winery

 

 

Local & Chic

Porcelain vases with intricate and subtle detail with Hilary Miles flowers & design.

Hilary Miles

 

 

Vancouver Bride is Offical & Launched!

 

Thank you for visiting Vancouver-Bride.com! This is Vanouver's Premier Wedding Guide with highly edited content to serve our Vancouver Bride. Please visit our Vendor Guide to search for your perfect vendors and stay tuned for our Real Wedding Features, Inspirations, and be sure to check our Calendar for Wedding Events in Vancouver.


 

 

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