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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. 

THE MOTHER DAUGHTER TEAM BEHIND ELITE EVENTS

Monday, May 3, 2021

“Choosing a business partner is somewhat like a marriage,” says Cindy Benezra, co-owner and half of the mother daughter team behind Seattle-based planning and design company, Elite Events. “Do you sincerely respect and feel value for the other person? Can you truly communicate and grow through the...

CELEBRATING THE BOLTE CHRYSANTHEMUM

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

In this styled fashion editorial shoot, Timo Bolte takes to the streets of London to celebrate the gorgeous new BOLTE Chrysanthemum: It’s not often that someone gets a new species of flower named after them. In this case, the bloom is a bicolored anemone chrysanthemum that has been specially bred...

ELOPEMENT INSPIRATION FOR A VENETIAN ROMANCE

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

The concept of a Venetian romance is ripe with Old World glamour and sophistication. Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with a rich history steeped in tradition, culture, and love. In its lagoon stands a fascinating location with a historical and exclusive character – Belmond...

THE MOUNT - A STYLED WEDDING INSPIRATION SHOOT AT EDITH WHARTON'S FORMER HOME

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

"We took a journey back in time at The Mount in the Berkshires, as this venue was once home to lavish dinners and parties for affluent family and friends of Edith Wharton. The venue boasts two perfectly landscaped gardens, each bringing the feeling of being in different parts of the world – one is...

PROVOCATEUR - A STYLED BRIDAL BOUDOIR SHOOT

Monday, February 22, 2021

Bridal boudoir shoots are an intimate and timeless pre-wedding gift for one’s betrothed, offering limitless options in terms of style and overall aesthetic. With Valentine’s Day marking the end of the holiday engagement season – and the beginning of the wedding planning rush – it is now the perfect...

FOSTERING FAMILIES WITH SELFLESS LOVE

Monday, February 1, 2021

My husband and I have built a foundation for our marriage, as well as a foundation that’s helping hundreds of foster children find their forever family. Both of our foundations are based on the concept of selfless love; the kind of love that gives without expecting anything in return. As a...

THE JOURNEY - A STYLIZED WEDDING INSPIRATION SHOOT

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

After enduring the most tumultuous year in modern day history, we couldn’t think of a better way to begin 2021 than with this styled wedding shoot titled, “The Journey.” For the first time ever, the entire wedding industry was halted on a global scale. Fashion designers converted their workshops...

FREE TICKETS FOR BRIDELUX SYMPOSIUM – REVEL IN THE RECOVERY

Thursday, January 7, 2021

This month, the Bridelux Symposium is back with a two-day virtual event taking place on January 27th and 28th. There’s no doubt about it that 2020 was historically the most devastating year for the global wedding industry as a whole; and even now, the road to recovery looks vastly different for...

INSPIRATION FOR A CHRISTMAS ENGAGEMENT IN PARIS

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

"If there’s anything more magical than a Christmas engagement, it’s a Christmas engagement in Paris. For Meghan and Kevin, their love story began in Central Park during the holidays. The two had passed each other multiple times during their Sunday walks, so Kevin decided to make the first move. A...

A HOLIDAY MESSAGE FROM GRACE ORMONDE

Thursday, December 17, 2020

To my dear Wedding Style family – friends, colleagues, talented designers, hotel partners, incredible photographers, collaborators, and our wonderful readers and followers worldwide:  

FRENCH ELEGANCE BY HOUSE OF TALES EVENTS

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Starting with a gorgeous bridal boudoir session, House of Tales Events brings us a romantic styled wedding shoot inspired by French elegance. Enjoy a "one-way ticket" to the French countryside! >CLICK HERE to see the full gallery.

MODERN ROMANTICS BY WHITE VINE PHOTOGRAPHY

Thursday, December 10, 2020

This styled inspiration shoot, captured by White Vine Photography, was created with modern romantics in mind.  "The overall aesthetic is a blend of movement, texture, romance, and a clever use of light and reflection to evoke emotion. Still, there’s an effortless elegance woven throughout the...

SPOTLIGHT ON SUNNY RAVANBACH OF WHITE LILAC INC.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

As the founder of White Lilac Inc. – one of Southern California’s most in-demand planning and event design groups – Sunny Ravanbach is the embodiment of style, entrepreneurship, and vision.

A TRIBAL INSPIRED PARTY BY MY EVENT DESIGN

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

A tribe holds special meaning to those who understand the importance of having a sense of community, a sense of belonging, and a sense of tradition. When Majeda Kassir Bisharat, Creative Director of MY Event Design, was approached by a couple to plan their pre-wedding party, she was thrilled to be...

CARDTHARTIC HONORS RUTH BADER GINSBURG

Saturday, September 19, 2020

In a digital tribute to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. card publisher Cardthartic has designed a special RBG card to honor the former Associate Justice. The company released the following statement to its followers:

COLORFUL WEDDING INSPIRATION AT GRAND VELAS RIVIERA MAYA

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

This styled editorial shoot has all the colorful wedding inspiration one could want! Hosted at Grand Velas Riviera Maya and planned by Best Bride Wedding and Event Agency, "Colorful Cancun" features whimsical bridal ensembles, a rainbow of floral arrangements, and a stunning ocean backdrop. CLICK...

WHIMSICAL WEDDING DECOR INSPIRED BY A MAYAN FOREST

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Snippet from this whimsical styled wedding inspiration shoot, inspired by a Mayan forest: "Held over the sparkling turquoise water on a wooden balcony, the reception was adorned with natural local fruits such as grapes, delicious peaches, and an arrangement of delicate florals placed in ceramic...

NYC WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER KELLIE WALSH OF 4 EYES PHOTOGRAPHY

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

As half of the dynamic duo behind 4 Eyes Photography, Kellie Walsh – a leading NYC wedding photographer – is renowned for capturing exquisite images for both real weddings and print editorial.

INSPIRATION FOR AN INTIMATE SUMMER WEDDING IN AN ENGLISH GARDEN

Friday, August 21, 2020

With the current global pandemic and uncertainty surrounding future wedding celebrations, the idea behind this stylized shoot (which took place in Hampshire, England) was to demonstrate how couples can still keep the romance alive and celebrate love with an intimate summer wedding. Rather than...

INTERNATIONAL EVENT COMPANY IS A LEADING LUXURY WEDDING PLANNER IN BEVERLY HILLS

Thursday, August 20, 2020

As a leading luxury wedding planner in Beverly Hills, Jonathan Reeves founded International Event Company in April of 2007. Jonathan’s professional experience involves being the Director of Catering at the Four Seasons Los Angeles, followed by the Director of Catering and Conference Services at the...