Here’s the thing. It may be hard to imagine, but when I started thinking about getting married, I did NOT envision a wedding.
Which means I didn’t envision guests, or table numbers, or escort cards, or dessert tables… or a wedding dress. That’s right. I never thought, in my wildest dreams, that wedding planning as a concept would ever occur in my life. And why would I have? My parents had a small ceremony at the courthouse, as did my sister and brother.
Clearly, my perspective on weddings has changed… save for one little detail…
The wedding dress. Ok, don’t get me wrong, I swoon over these things. They are a life force of their own, and I ADORE THEM TO PIECES. Wedding. Dresses. Rule. That’s a given. And I have so many I plan to share with you for ever and ever. A gal’s wedding is her golden ticket to wear whatever the heck she wants to and not be judged for it. And I am SO a proponent of any venue that promotes and is so committed to an individual’s personal style.
However. I’ve never been sure of what I personally want out of my event. It’s definitely hard to resist donning the dress, but I have a special place in my heart for gorgeous, simple, white ensembles. A-like a-this a-one:
By the way, I’m a big fan of bangs. If you haven’t heard. So, to me, Margaux’s look is kinda perfection, head to toe.
This wedding was featured on Once Wed, a favorite of mine, and once I saw the beauty of Margaux’s wedding ensemble (which can be seen in action in Max and Margaux’s lovely ceremony video by Shark Pig), I fell head over heels. First of all, she’s gorgeous, so she could wear a potato sack and hop down the aisle in some kind of potato sack race to the altar that shouldn’t exist, and she’d still look like a million bucks. But just look at the embellished, extremely delicate, sheer-backed blouse she wore for her ceremony, and tell me, just tell me, that it isn’t perfection.
Both the blouse and skirt are by Morgane Le Fay, if you were wondering. And I have this strong feeling that you were.
By the way, she wore a wedding dress, too, at a different point, for good measure. Because, really, how can you not? (;
And I have to share with you the dessert table. I just have to. It’s like the best thing in the world.
Oohh, and one more thing – fish tacos and In-n-Out were had. What’s not to love?
Congratulations, Max and Margaux. You guys are awesome to the max. ← I swear that wasn’t intentional.
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Credits: Featured on Once Wed / Groom (who is a killer photographer, himself): Max Wanger / Margaux’s skirt & blouse: morgane le fay / Styling: Ashley Meaders / Photography: Our Labor of Love / Video: Shark Pig / Music: The Flashdance (which, by the way, is made up of: Our Labor of Love, The Human Jukebox, Max Wanger, Shark Pig and Ashley Meaders) / Dessert Table: Sweet and Saucy Shop / Invitations: Rifle Design / Flowers: JL Designs
So, would you consider wearing an ensemble like Margaux’s? Or are you, and have you always been, all about the dress? I’m so curious, let me know!
xoxo! – Alison