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Love and Lace Bridal + A Discount!

We’ve long loved Love and Lace Bridal for their incredible selection of romantic and unique wedding dresses. And SMPers, get this, because they love you all so very much, they’re offering $200 off any regular-priced wedding gown purchased during the month of September! OH, there’s more — Love and Lace Bridal has teamed up with Two’s Company in Tustin, California to offer $50 off any veil purchase (when purchasing a dress).

Carrying designers such as Leanne Marshall, Elizabeth Dye, Rose & Delilah, Mikaella by Paloma Blanca and so many more, Love and Lace Bridal has you covered in the wedding dress department. The stunning selection is perfect for the fun, quirky and slightly non-traditional bride!

Head over here or call 949.861.8455 to book your September appointment, and be sure to mention discount code SMP200 when booking! For tons more inspiration and pretty pretty dress pics, be sure to follow Love and Lace Bridal on Instagram


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Newport Beach Ballroom Wedding

So you already know that at-home e-sessions make me happy.  But do you know what else makes me happy?  Sharing in that adorable duo’s gorgeous wedding just hours later.  A wedding that perfectly mixes modern and traditional with a big ol’ dash of glamour, from the amazing planning skills of Mele Amore to the lush florals from My Star Event.  See it all captured by Alice Hu right here.

And a sweet film from TwentySeven Studios… enjoy. 

Beach Resort

From Alice Hu Photography… Kathy and Alex’s wedding was the perfect example of melding traditional elements with modern times. Their wedding design was based on a modern chic look with a hint of art deco.

Taking a spin on the traditional unity ceremony, the couple placed three bottles of wine into a box and sealed it with letters to read to each other for their coming anniversaries. To make the moments even more special, their parents also included their own notes of encouragement for the newlyweds to cherish.

Kathy and Alex also infused Alex’s Greek traditions during their reception with some Greek dancing!

Photography: Alice Hu Photography | Videography: TwentySeven Studios | Event Planning: Mele Amore | Florist: My Star Event | Bakery: Simply Sweet Cakery | Hair And Makeup: All Made Up Team | Officiant: Bruce Danzara | DJ/Lighting: DJ Craig | Desserts: Dang Good Sweets | Hotel: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach | Linen: Fusion Linens | PhotoBooth: Oh Snap Party Photobooth

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Nautical Yacht Club Wedding

Ever since moving to New England, I’ve become obsessed with all things nautical. Stripes, shells, sea, you name it. So when this California yacht club affair popped across my screen, you better believe I was grinning ear to ear. Studio28 Photo tagged along for the ride, and the results are nothing short of stunning. Have a peek here!


From Allison of Studio28 Photo… Nicole and Adam had the perfect blend of west coast cool and east coast traditional incorporated into their nautical wedding. Her California roots and his east coast upbringing melded perfectly into a celebration that was not only stylish and chic but full of love and laughter.

Adams classic east coast style could be seen in the Vineyard and Vines bow tie and ties he and his groomsmen wore. The location, a classic yacht club on the harbor, was a nod to his roots and love of sailing. While the subtle pops of yellow that were found in the florals and decor brought to life the bright and easy attitude of the wedding, were all Nicole and her California sunshine filled upbringing. Their wedding was a perfect reflection of how two styles can create one blended vision, and a fabulous day full of love.

Photography: Studio28 Photo | Coordination: KensingtonRyan | Florals: Green Leaf Designs | Music: The Blue Breeze Band | Photobooth: Party Time Photobooth | Yacht Club - Private : Newport Harbor Yacht Club