Unless you’ve been living under a rock over the past few months (or you’re not as obsessed with weddings as I!) you won’t have failed to hear the rumours that Anthropologie are launching their own wedding line on Valentines Day (tomorrow!) called BHLDN. Words can’t express how excited I am to see Rock n Roll Bride’s (and their bridesmaids) rocking out these dresses. They are seriously stunning.
The wedding dresses will range from US size 0-14 and will be priced between $1000 and $4000. All dresses will be offered free shipping (!) and free 30 day returns.
Get in there quick girlies – I imagine this whole collection will sell out in a matter of hours! What do you think of these new designs?
Here are a few of my favourites.
all images via glamour.com
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ps I also want to let you know that today is YOUR FINAL DAY to sign up to the Rock n Roll Party of the year. You will be notified this coming week if you have been successful in bagging yourself a ticket!
If there’s one thing that makes a wedding blogger’s heart go a-flutter, it’s lots of lovely details – gorgeous ideas that you, dear reader, can sneakily steal for your own weddings. So, when I was sent this utterly gorgeous rustic/Rock n Roll (who says the two can’t merge!?) it took me all of about 30 seconds to say yes to featuring it.
Moustache cookies (and shoes!), cute typography, mis-matched bunting, multi coloured florals a-plenty and a cake covered in different coloured bow ties (seriously dying over here.) Oh yes, this blogger certainly approves!
Eager to share some new trends for 2011, the team behind this shoot wanted to add a new dimension to some of the ever-popular wedding details that don’t seem to be going anywhere just yet (moustaches anyone?!) “We made sure to incorporate all of this year’s trends including bow ties, paper garlands, barn weddings, and moustaches,” Sugar & Fluff, the stylists behind the shoot explained. “We even exhausted the balloon idea with a dress made of them! Each balloon was blown up and then popped to give an effect that the dress was popped by a fork! Let me tell you it was not easy making.”
“Our colors were very vibrant and based off of a beautiful bow necklace found at Anthropologie. We also used bow ties as a major theme in the shoot…as you can tell our cake had hand-made bow-ties tapering down! To complete the look, we found some amazing bow tie rings at a flea market. We were even able to scrounge up a moustache ring! Our bouquet was filled with all kinds of amazingness of color and pretty including some doorknobs and birds. Finally, we managed to find a chandelier with ice cream cones! They were perfect because they matched our color palette to the tee.”
“To top it all off, our amazing florist had the most perfect ranch in mind to shoot at. It fit everything so well. The horses, the greenery, and haystacks were absolutely perfect.”
I think you’ll agree that this shoot is nothing short of awesome, and if this is what 2011 weddings are going to look like then I can’t wait!
Rissy & Mike’s wedding was a real hippy and family affair. They involved everyone that was important to them in order to make it totally perfect. First off, Rissy carried their son, Casey down the aisle with her. “I was wearing Casey in a sakura bloom sling,” Rissy explained. “Wearing him down the aisle and during the ceremony was very important to us because we wanted him to be with us as we all became an even closer family. We also practice attachment parenting which puts a lot of emphasis on the importance of baby wearing.”
With having a young baby, it was hard for the couple to go out and buy everything they could for the wedding, therefore about 99% of their wedding supplies were bought online. “Clothes and decorations pretty much everything else as far as decorations I bought at Anthropologie and World Market,” Rissy continued. “I didn’t want to hire a wedding planner as we didn’t want to pay for one and I really wanted the event to be “us”. I felt like I could do it best. The few things that were really important for us to have was an outside wedding on the water or in the woods and a dress that buttoned down the front so I could breast feed in my dress.”
The venue and vibe it created was also very important to the couple. They explained, “At first we wanted to get married on Assateaugue Island, this cool tiny island in Maryland where there are wild horses that just roam free. Originally we wanted to turn the wedding into a whole camping weekend but with resistance from the older generation and with complications with reserving campgrounds, we changed our plans. We wanted it to be outdoors and have some privacy so we searched online for vacation rentals on the eastern shore and found the most amazing beach house called Cambridge Beach House. It sleeps 22 people, has a great kitchen, a pool and bbq, a private dock and beach, it came with the use of three boats and five bikes, we had a blast there, and never wanted to leave.”
The couple added their own touches house to suit their own style and Mike organised a BBQ for the meal to keep with the relaxed, party environment.