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#WHITEDRESSBRIDE Anna (Bruders) Sladky

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As we prepare to count down to 2018, let’s take a moment to celebrate one #whitedressbride, Anna, who took NYE celebrations to the next level exactly one year ago today with her splendid New Year’s Eve wedding at The Pfister Hotel!

 Does it get any more fun and fabulous than this?!

Now that’s how you have a winter wedding! Cheers to Anna and Joey on your 1 year anniversary! 

Photographer: Beau Petersen Photography
Dress:
L6132 | Legends by Romona Keveza
Accessories: Fur: Linda Richards, Necklace and Earrings: Renee Pawele, Hair Comb: Angel Rivera
Venues:  The Pfister Hotel, The Wisconsin Club, Cafe Bavaria, Character D Films

Cheers to #whitedressbride, Sierra, and #whitedressbride, Brittney, who will be ringing in 2018 by celebrating their nuptials tonight! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… 🍾✨ 🎊 👰🏻 💕

As Seen In…

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We are so excited for #whitedress bride, Erin, who was featured this week on the national bridal blog The Black Tie Bride! If “black tie”, “formal”, “elegant”, “traditional”, “fancy”, “classy”, or just downright “knock your socks off gorgeous” are ways you’d describe your wedding style, this blog is a can’t miss read… So. Much. Inspiration.


View all of the iconic & enduring goodness from Erin’s big day at the Milwaukee Art Museum and fall in love with Heather Cook Elliott’s fabulous photography at the link. Seriously… have you ever seen pheasant feathers look so chic?!

We couldn’t agree more: classic never goes out of style. Cheers!

 

 

But, Have You Thought About These 4?

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Sure, you’ve scoured Pinterest, Instagram, and your favorite bridal mags for wedding dress inspiration – there is SO MUCH to consider! But, if you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, if you find yourself feeling like nothing you’re seeing is really “you“, really matching your vision for your wedding day, think about this:

Your Own Closet
The person wearing your wedding dress is going to be you – don’t forget that. It sounds silly and extremely obvious, but it’s easy to get wrapped up in an idea of a wedding that, after a while, can start to feel forced. Take a look around your own closet for style inspiration. Are you into neutrals? Perhaps color makes your heart sing!

Kudos to you if your closet looks even half this organized…

Is your everyday style more J. Crew or more Nasty Gal? Sure, it’s fun to dream about taking a departure from the everyday, but, you still want to feel comfortable. If you’re a more conservative lady on the daily, consider how you might feel in a lace bolero or traditional silhouette. If you love color, think about incorporating a colored sash or a bright, happy floral crown. Start your style search by thinking about being the best, most beautiful version of yourself.

Your Parents’ Wedding Album
Yes, we’ve all seen the photos….

 

…and while you might not be caught dead in a mutton sleeve or high volume veil, you may subconsciously (or quite intentionally) find yourself longing to infuse elements of your parents’ wedding day style into your own. After years of looking at the wedding portrait on your parents’ mantle, perhaps the idea of a long sleeve (shoulder pads not included), or a lace trim blusher, or the use of baby’s breath, or a certain fabric just feels right, feels like home. Go with it! What a wonderful way to honor mom’s style and marriage!

Your Friends’ Wedding Photos
Checking out photos from boutiques and designers’ social media accounts are absolutely wonderful, but, sometimes the best inspiration comes from looking at photos of real brides… how does that all crepe sheath look “in real life”? How did your friend Olivia pull off that “backless” showstopper of a dress… and that veil! Will my photos look weird if my bridesmaids all wear a different color (answer: no way!)?

                                                     #whitedressmkebride, Olivia | Danielle Rider Photography

Turning to photos from real weddings (especially those you attended for those you admire) is a wonderful way to determine what kinds of dresses will appeal to you.

Your Fiancé
Ask him what he thinks! Because, really, at the end of the day, you and your fiancé are the only two people whose opinions matter 💕

 

#whitedressmkebride, Lauren | Elizabeth Haase Photography