If you were unable to attend our destination bridal event on Sunday, March 20th, be prepared to be inspired!ï»¿ In conjunction with some of the brightest talents in the bridal industry, we set out to create an event that was inspired by stunning destinations throughout the world.Â Â The goal of this eventÂ was to inspire those brides planning destination weddings abroad, and to use stunningÂ locations to inspire those brides havingÂ weddings at home~ it was about inspiration for destinations and inspiration from destinations!
Emily's Catering Group treated us to delicacies from each of our destination locations~ Paris, Capri, New England and Costa Rica. ï»¿
Lobster rolls, clam chowder and 'cape codders', inspired by our NewÂ England destination.
Delicious crepes inspired by our Parisian destination.
filled Chic by the shore
, our bridesmaid studio, with beautiful and scrumptious delicacies.
The graceful Sperry Tent that was erected in our parking lot was filled with inspiration! Being that it is the city of love, and of my favorite cities in the world, we chose Paris as one of our inspirational destinations.ï»¿
This vintage inspired Amy Kuschel gown was the perfect look to complement the romantic inspiration board created by Candice Coppola of Jubilee Events that set the tone for this stunning Parisian table scape.
Inspired by the colors of my favorite location in Paris, the historic tea salon, LadurÃ©e
, this table cape was dreamy!Â With it's luxurious textured linens in shapes of soft pink, ivory and dusty green it had us all swooning! ï»¿
The ï»¿talented and lovely Nichole, founder and creative director of Coral Pheasant Stationary
created the invitation suites that set the tone for each of our destinations, including this one for Paris.
Known for its ï»¿patisseries, no Parisian inspired setting would be complete without a stunning display of sweet treats. This one was created by Lovely Lollies
. The clear blue ocean and the infamous lemons of the Amalfi Coast were the inspiration for the Capri themed table scape and inspiration suite.
Tony of Daura- a modern
garden created all of the floral masterpieces that graced the tables capes for the event.Â The flowers were the finishing touch for each destination and were inspirational in and of themselves!
Forget seersucker and khacki suits!- what about hot pinkÂ with a touch ofÂ yellow and sequins!Â Â We took a different spin on the classic New England wedding with this homage to Kate Spade
We selected a fun and flirty Coren Moore maids
dresses topped with a J Crew cardigan and a Lilly Pullitzer
bridal gown as the attire to compliment this inspirational vignette.
As a nod to the beautiful country that inspired us all during several recent photo shoots, we selected Costa Rica as our final destination.
This layered chiffon gown from Amy Kuschel
is the perfect bohemian selection for a Costa Rican beach wedding.
The shells, mangoes, kiwis and flowers by Datura- a modern garden
, created the perfect uniquely organic centerpieceÂ for the Costa Rican inspired table scape.
And the winner is........ one of our sponsors, Stay in Costa Rica
provided a 5 night, 4 day mini-moon for one of the lucky brides attending the event. The package included accomodations at one of their luxurious properties, a tree-top zip line tour, a couples massage and a romantic sunset cruise.Â The lucky winner is
Maria Gutierrez from Providence, Rhode Island. She is planning a June destination wedding in Mexico.Â Congratulations Maria!
The Inspirational Artists that brought this event to life~