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Welcome to The Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Blog. Here, Grace Ormonde and the editors of Wedding Style curate the most amazing content related to the world of luxury weddings. Browse blog posts related to fashion, including the most recent collections from designers around the world, destinations for romantic honeymoon getaways or destination wedding locations and find inspiration and ideas to plan your dream wedding. 

INSPIRATION | CELEBRATE SPRING WITH LUSH GREENERY AND WEDDING DÉCOR

Friday, May 11, 2018

Spring is the ultimate season for celebrating all things new. Filling a springtime wedding with colorful flowers is always a beautiful choice, but a simple palette of green and white can make any wedding look chic, modern, and incredibly glamorous. Here are some of our spring wedding décor...

INSPIRATION | LUXURY WASHINGTON D.C. WEDDING DECOR BY AMARYLLIS

Monday, April 30, 2018

As one of the longest standing members of the Grace Ormonde family, Amaryllis Floral & Event Design has become Washington D.C.’s most sought-after wedding and event specialist. For more than 25 years, Amaryllis has been catering to upscale clientele, drawing up visions of unique and creative...

INSPIRATION | CONSTANTINOS & PETROS SOFIKITIS CREATE A MOROCCAN FANTASY

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

When it comes to Marrakech, the old parts of the city gracefully meet with the new modern elements, a fusion of colors and aromas that give this city a truly unique atmosphere. When it comes to impeccably designed wedding gowns that reflect this cosmopolitan aura, yet with elements that offer a...

INSPIRATION | A WALK DOWN THE AISLE

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A blowout reception may be what makes a wedding memorable for your guests, but it’s those all too fleeting moments during the wedding ceremony that are the most significant. Personal vows, exchanging wedding rings, and declaring your commitment to each other in front of friends and family all take...

INSPIRATION | REFLECTIVE ELEMENTS

Thursday, March 15, 2018

With Spring’s bridal season on the horizon, we’re welcoming the sleek and moody side of bridal fashion with this styled inspiration shoot – entitled “Reflective Elements” – from Scott Nava of Carasco Photography. Here, romance meets edge in a sophisticated selection of wedding gowns, bridal...

INSPIRATION | CELEBRATE LOVE WITH LAVISH RECEPTION DÉCOR

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Over the past 20 years, our couples and designers have hosted and created some of the world’s most incredible weddings. With the greater part of a wedding day taking place in the reception space, it’s only fitting for receptions to offer a lavish, transformative environment for guests to wine, dine...

LIFESTYLE | A STYLISH CHINESE NEW YEAR

Friday, February 16, 2018

Today is Chinese New Year with 2018 marking the Year of the Dog! Much like our loveable companions, those born during the Year of the Dog are characterized by a strong sense of loyalty, honesty, sincerity, an overall friendly nature, and a desire to help others (great traits to have in a spouse, if...

LIFESTYLE | GRACE ORMONDE’S ROMANCE INSPIRED VALENTINE’S DAY PICKS

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! While February 14th may be dedicated to romantic date nights, roses, and chocolatey gifts for love birds, we believe love and romance should be celebrated year-round. Keep that spark going for the rest of 2018 with Grace Ormonde’s romance inspired Valentine’s Day picks.

INSPIRATION | JOIN CAKE DESIGNER ZEHRA KHAN FOR HER MASTERCLASS IN TORONTO

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Cake designer Zehra Khan has built a reputation for creating some of the most luxurious, ornately decorated confections in the world of weddings and special events. As the founder of Fine Cakes by Zehra, a boutique cake design studio in Canada, Zehra produces delectable grandeur that never fails to...

INSPIRATION | WEDDING STYLE MAGAZINE’S JOURNEY TO THE PAST

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

In celebration of our 20-year anniversary, we’ll be spending the next few months revisiting some of our favorite and most iconic content. Follow along with us on social media to find gorgeous magazine covers, runway show snapshots, design inspiration, and fashion shoots that helped contribute to...

SNEAK PEEK | THE SPRING/SUMMER 2018 20TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Every romance starts with a first encounter, and every wedding marks the beginning of a new chapter. Yet, even with all the excitement and anticipation a couple feels on their wedding day, they’ll never know how unique and wonderful their journey is until years later. Hindsight and reflection...

INSPIRATION | 6 ENGAGEMENTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST

Thursday, December 21, 2017

December is perhaps the most magical time of year, when anything is possible – including an unexpected marriage proposal. To celebrate the 2017 holiday season, we’re revisiting some of our couples’ love stories and real-life engagements of Christmas past.

INSPIRATION | A DAZZLING & GLAMOROUS STYLED SHOOT AT NATIRAR

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Set on a sprawling 491 of acres encompassing Peapack-Gladstone, Far Hills, and Bedminster in New Jersey, Natirar Mansion provides an exquisite backdrop for this styled shoot captured by Anthony Vazquez Photography. Built between 1910 and 1912, this historic location is an idyllic place to display a...

INSPIRATION | WORDS OF THANKS FROM BRIDES AND GROOMS

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

If there’s one day when you’re bound to feel overwhelmed by love and gratitude, it’s your wedding day. In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, we’re looking back at some words of thanks from our many brides and grooms over the years.

INSPIRATION | RED HOT INDULGENCE, AN EXCLUSIVE WITH DESIGN HOUSE DECOR

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

This month the Design House Decor team designed a reception that's RED HOT. Deep jewel-tones, hundreds of red roses, custom furniture and gorgeous custom seating pieces fill the room and set the mood for a sexy and ultra romantic wedding reception.

INSPIRATION | EMBRACE YOUR WEDDING DESTINATION

Monday, November 6, 2017

Choosing the perfect location for a destination wedding is only the beginning. As you plan your full wedding experience, it’s always in your guests’ best interest (and yours) to take advantage of everything your city or region has to offer. Whether you’re saying, “I do” in California’s pristine...

INSPIRATION | CHIC HALLOWEEN WEDDINGS

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! For All Hallows’ Eve this year, we’re looking back at two of the most stylish weddings of Halloween past. Tying this whimsical holiday into a décor scheme is the perfect way to bring a fun, lighthearted feel to any October affair – especially for couples who prefer the darker, less...

INSPIRATION | GARDEN OF LOVE, AN EXCLUSIVE WITH DESIGN HOUSE DECOR

Monday, October 16, 2017

This month the Design House Decor team designed an oasis of florals emulating a lush garden. Each and every corner of this wedding reception received it's own decor treatment starting with the custom handmade ceiling comprised of hanging ribbon and wisteria.

INSPIRATION | LUXE MODERNITY AT SKYSPACE

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

With an open-air vicinity and sky-high views of the city below, OUE Skyspace in Los Angeles provides a sleek, modern backdrop for this luxury styled shoot. Organized by AllSeated and planned by celebrity event planner, Mindy Weiss, this creative collaboration was filled with blue skies, clean lines...

INSPIRATION | ENGLISH STYLE AND LUXURY AT BLENHEIM PALACE

Monday, September 25, 2017

As one of England’s most stunning country estates, Blenheim Palace is a Baroque architectural masterpiece. Once home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough, as well as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, today’s couples can celebrate their nuptials in rooms such as the Great Hall, Long Library, and...