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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. 

ROMANTIC FLORAL INSPIRATION BY ARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY

Monday, May 17, 2021

"During the last calendar year, we have celebrated and cherished our brides. Wedding experiences took a shift globally. With new inspiration and hope in our hearts, we stand with our lovely couples preparing for the leap down the aisle. We want couples to be inspired by thoughts of abundance,...

A WEDDING AT HOME WITH CAROUSEL EVENTS

Thursday, May 13, 2021

When it comes to creating a memorable celebration space, Carousel Events says, “It’s all about the details.” When a wedding is smaller in scale, planners and designers have a greater opportunity to pay extreme attention to detail, as demonstrated by “A Dream in Pink” – a 1920s-inspired décor scheme...

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...

A TRAVEL GUIDE TO SAINT LUCIA

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Saint Lucia is a magical, remote island in the Caribbean that sets the most unforgettable stage for luxury weddings and romantic honeymoons. Below, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority provides us with a quick travel guide for Saint Lucia-bound couples with insider tips on where to go, what to eat,...

INTRODUCING THE SS 2021 ISSUE OF GRACE ORMONDE WEDDING STYLE

Monday, April 26, 2021

After a year of unforeseen trials and tribulations (not to mention, a complete halt in our print publishing timeline), the Grace Ormonde Wedding Style family is thrilled to present the Spring/Summer 2021 issue. Since we were unable to travel and conduct in-house photo shoots onsite, the content...

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...

HOSTING A WEDDING AT SALAMANDER RESORT AND SPA IN MIDDLEBURG, VIRGINIA

Monday, April 19, 2021

Located in Middleburg, Virginia, Salamander Resort and Spa has all the rustic charm of a remote country escape, but with a convenient proximity to Washington, D.C. From indulgent treatments at the resort’s spa, to spending time with the gorgeous resident horses, there’s a wealth of activities to...

7 SPRING SUMMER 2022 TRENDS FROM NEW YORK LUXURY BRIDAL FASHION WEEK

Friday, April 16, 2021

During what will hopefully be one of the last – if not the last – virtual fashion events before we return to the runways in person, April’s New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week marked the beginning of a new season of collections from the world’s top designers. Several of the notable Spring/Summer...

AN EXPERIENCE IN LITTLE PALM ISLAND

Monday, March 29, 2021

Little Palm Island should be called, “Paradise Island.” Driving through the Florida Keys with clear blue skies and water to match was just an appetizer to what I was yet to experience – the unexpected. You know, the feeling when you’re completely surprised and blown away? That's how this trip was...

BEL-AIR BAY CLUB HOSTS LUXURY CALIFORNIA WEDDINGS IN PACIFIC PALISADES

Monday, March 22, 2021

As a welcome change to bustling wedding resorts and banquet halls, Bel-Air Bay Club sets a scenic stage for luxury California weddings. Located in Pacific Palisades, this Mediterranean-style mansion offers ocean views and sunny skies while allowing couples and guests to celebrate in an environment...

OSCAR DE LA RENTA WEDDING GOWNS FOR SPRING 2021 BRIDES

Friday, March 19, 2021

The first day of Spring 2021 arrives this weekend, and we’re ushering in the season with a new crop of Oscar de la Renta wedding gowns. This bridal collection is filled with timelessly romantic shapes, offering Spring 2021 brides a beautiful synergy between traditional ballgown silhouettes and...

5 IRISH CASTLES FOR HOSTING DESTINATION WEDDINGS IN IRELAND

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Ireland is a country synonymous with Celtic history, folklore, and an enchanting landscape peppered with castles. Destination weddings in Ireland practically beg to be hosted at historical sites, and there’s a wealth of luxury Irish castles that offer guests the perfect combination of Old World...

WEDDINGS IN PARADISE AT THE ST. REGIS BAHIA BEACH RESORT

Monday, March 15, 2021

When it comes to destination weddings in paradise, Puerto Rico is as scenic and culturally diverse as it gets. At the St.

ROOTS OF REBIRTH – THE SPRING/SUMMER 2021 COLLECTION BY IRIS VAN HERPEN

Friday, March 12, 2021

Spring is a time of rebirth. After a long period of global unrest and uncertainty, Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen is ushering in a new season with her Spring/Summer 2021 “Roots of Rebirth” collection. Filled with elements of nature, movement, and a hint of scientific whimsy, these gowns are...

FEATURED EDITORIAL: LUXURY WEDDINGS AT L'AUBERGE DE SEDONA

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Sedona, Arizona is a favorite wedding destination among couples who have a taste for adventure and appreciate the untouched splendor of its signature red rocks. Located just below uptown Sedona, L’Auberge de Sedona is a sprawling resort situated on the banks of Oak Creek, offering guests the most...

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...

ERGANIC DESIGN BRINGS MAGIC TO WEDDINGS AND EVENTS IN NYC AND BEYOND

Monday, March 8, 2021

Known as “The Makers of Magic,” the Erganic Design team consists of a talented group of architects, graphic designers, and industrial designers – the ultimate trifecta for captivating guests with a truly mesmerizing experience. Erganic Design is based in NYC, offering its services to weddings,...

FALL 2021 WEDDING GOWNS BY CHRISTOS COSTARELLOS

Friday, March 5, 2021

From every corner of the world emerges a handful of designers who truly make a mark on the international bridal fashion market. As a fashion designer who launched his fashion house in Greece back in 1988, Christos Costarellos established his first atelier in Athens, where he soon became a favorite...

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...

PLAN A DESTINATION WEDDING IN SEDONA AT ENCHANTMENT RESORT

Monday, March 1, 2021

As an ideal location for year-round destination weddings filled with natural beauty, Sedona boasts some of the most spectacular views and settings in the American Southwest. Within this remote region lies Enchantment Resort, where couples, wedding guests, and luxury travelers alike can take in the...