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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. 

FASHION | DOLCE & GABBANA’S FIRST BRITISH BRIDAL GOWN ARRIVES AT BLENHEIM PALACE

Friday, August 16, 2019

Dolce & Gabbana is a relatively elusive designer name within the wedding industry. While fashionable brides are likely to pack various D&G ensembles for their honeymoon, or even choose a cocktail dress as a second look during a wedding reception, it’s not often that they walk down the aisle...

PLANNING IDEAS | LUXURY WEDDING PLANNING ADVICE FROM ANDREA EPPOLITO

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Andrea Eppolito Events is nothing short of a household name in the luxury wedding industry, planning and executing incredible celebrations for the most discerning clientele. We recently asked the Las Vegas-based event planner to share more about her methods, inspiration, planning ideas, and advice...

LIFESTYLE | GUERLAIN HOUSE PRESENTS GAIA, WHAT ARE YOU BECOMING?

Monday, August 12, 2019

It’s no secret that the health of our planet has long been a hot topic of discussion. Now, more than ever, activists, conservationists, and environmentalists alike are pushing for society to act in helping to preserve what’s left of the natural world. In an effort to bring awareness and inspiration...

JEWELRY | A NEW GENERATION OF HEIRLOOM JEWELRY

Friday, August 9, 2019

Heirloom jewelry is a common component within wedding stories, as many families have treasured belongings that are often passed down to a bride or groom. From hundred-year-old engagement rings to vintage timepieces, it’s a time-honored tradition for brides to walk down the aisle wearing a special “...

INSPIRATION | CINEMATIC WEDDING PHOTOS WITH MICHAEL ANTHONY PHOTOGRAPHY

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Known for his cinematic wedding photos and modern aesthetics, Michael Anthony of Michael Anthony Photography is a luxury wedding photographer who brings an incredible sense of artistry to his work. Ranked #2 Wedding Photographer worldwide in 2018 and awarded “Diamond Photographer of the Year” by...

TRAVEL | OHEKA CASTLE’S 100 YEAR CELEBRATION OF HISTORY AND LOVE

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

As a Grace Ormonde Top Wedding Destination, Oheka Castle has set the stage for countless weddings featured in Wedding Style magazine over the past two decades. Located in Huntington, New York, the French-style chateau is unlike any other as it brings a quintessential sense of European grandeur and...

FASHION | HOTEL VIVIER TAKES OVER THE GALERIES LAFAYETTE

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

On July 17thMaison Roger Vivier partnered with the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées to launch its latest Fall/Winter 2019 collection. This takeover is an aesthetic delight for luxury shoppers and fashion aficionados alike, as it involves Hotel Vivier and Daydream Vivier-themed installations...

PLANNING YOUR DREAM WEDDING | LUXURY WEDDINGS AT HOTEL BEL-AIR

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Sprawled among 12 acres in one of the world's most exclusive neighborhoods, Hotel Bel-Air has been one of Hollywood's most beloved hideaways for nearly three quarters of a century. Now, the property’s wedding experts are back to share even more about what couples can expect when hosting a wedding...

FASHION | 10 LUXURY AUSTRALIAN BRIDAL DESIGNERS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

For years, the bridal fashion scene has been dominated by designers from NYC, Europe, and the Middle East. Recently, however, attention has begun to shift towards the “land down under,” Australia’s designers are producing collections that rival those of any household name. If you’re a bride-to-be...

PLANNING YOUR DREAM WEDDING | W SOUTH BEACH IN MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA

Monday, July 15, 2019

Weddings at W South Beach are so much more than oceanfront views, luxury accommodations, and a vibrant Miami Beach setting – they’re a full-integrated lifestyle experience. From WALL, an exclusive bar and ultra-lounge, to a state-of-the-art fitness center, to a multi-million dollar art collection,...

FASHION | MAKE A SCENE WITH THE LATEST BRIDAL COLLECTION BY GALIA LAHAV

Friday, June 28, 2019

If you’re in search of the ultimate showstopper of a wedding gown, then the Spring/Summer 2020 collection by Galia Lahav was made for you. Everything brides have come to love about Galia gowns is included – sexy bodices, eye-popping cuts, romantic fabrics, and dramatic trains – which are the...

PLANNING YOUR DREAM WEDDING | LAS ALCOBAS IN NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

Thursday, June 27, 2019

When planning a dream wedding in California’s iconic Napa Valley, there’s four elements that help ensure an incredible experience for you and your guests: beautiful views, luxurious lodging, fine dining, and a world-class spa. Las Alcobas offers all of these amenities, and we asked Catering Sales...

PLANNING IDEAS | A FOCUSED DESIGN ELEMENT FOR YOUR WEDDING DÉCOR SCHEME

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wedding trends come and go throughout the years, and it seems as if everyone is always waiting for “the next best thing.” One minute, brides are asking for their florists to create a floral wall; the next, caterers everywhere are being asked to put together a massive wall of donuts. In the world of...

JEWELRY | THE PERFECT FIT – XPANDABLE™ WEDDING BANDS AND ENGAGEMENT RINGS

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

For more than 50 years, PICCHIOTTI has been a fine jewelry brand synonymous with craftsmanship, artistry, and family. The company was founded by Giuseppe Picchiotti in 1967; and since its inception in Valenza, Italy, PICCHIOTTI has offered five decades of brilliance to jewelry lovers around the...

BEAUTY | EFFORTLESSLY BEAUTIFUL MAKEUP FOR BEACH BRIDES

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

We love a dramatic winged eye and a crimson red lip, but neither feels quite right in the realm of beach weddings. Beach brides look their most gorgeous when trading in super coiffed hair, heavy makeup, and structured wedding gowns for romantic hairstyles, flowing fabrics, and effortlessly...

DESTINATION WEDDINGS | HOST A HACIENDA-STYLE WEDDING AT ESTANCIA LA JOLLA IN CALIFORNIA

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tucked away within ten acres of lush, tranquil gardens, Estancia La Jolla is the ultimate romantic escape. As a Meritage Collection property, this hidden gem follows the motto of providing a uniquely laid-back approach to the good life reflecting warm, sunshine-soaked California roots. Booking a...

DESTINATION WEDDINGS | LUXURY CALIFORNIA WEDDINGS AT BEL-AIR BAY CLUB

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Perched above the California coastline between Santa Monica and Malibu, Bel-Air Bay Club doubles as a private beach club and a prime location for luxury California weddings. In addition to its picturesque aesthetics, the club features magnificent panoramic 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean,...

PLANNING IDEAS | CHIC SUMMER WEDDING MENU IDEAS FROM 24 CARROTS CATERING AND EVENTS

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The summer season is filled with countless culinary favorites such as peak-season produce, refreshing cocktails, and icy treats. Based in Southern California, the team at 24 Carrots Catering and Events has mastered the art of curating menus for warm weather weddings, consistently serving up...

DESTINATION WEDDINGS | HUNTINGTON BEACH SUN AND LAID-BACK LUXURY AT PASÉA HOTEL & SPA

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Located only steps from the Huntington Beach pier, at the heart of a vibrant and emerging community, Paséa Hotel & Spa is a modern oasis with an unrivaled sense of clean coastal style and a comfort guests can experience with sand between their toes.  From your arrival at this beachside Meritage...

LIFESTYLE | STYLISH ESSENTIALS FOR SUMMER FRIDAYS

Friday, May 31, 2019

We’re only a couple weeks away from the official start of summer and the much-anticipated return of Summer Fridays! With more hours of sunlight to enjoy during the day (and a few less hours to spend in the office at the end of the week), it’s the perfect time of year to make the most of each...