CB Style File: Tartan Bridesmaids’ Dresses

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Around this time of year, I always enjoy sharing festive plaid inspiration for holiday weddings and you all know about my well-documented love affair with Devon Baer so imagine my delight when I spied the most perfect of plaid dresses over on DB! Well, hello casual autumn bridesmaid inspiration: Left: Zoe Plaid Ruffle Dress | Right: Ashley… [Continue reading]

Preppy Glam Beach Love | Faux Shoot

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I’m so thrilled to share this preppy glam beach shoot by stylist/photographer Angela Cleary and photographer Lee Thomas of Dream Destination Weddings. You may recognize the model, Jessica Marshall, from her blog, Jeskaalee, and the dress is from Made with Love Bridal. Says fashion/bridal stylist Angela, “As a stylist, I love creating the perfect vision and… [Continue reading]

Classic Waterfront Connecticut Wedding

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Lauren and Greg are high school sweethearts and had been talking about marriage yet Greg still managed to surprise her when he popped the question during a weekend at her parents’ beach house in Connecticut. The two threw a lovely wedding at the Madison Beach Hotel in Old Saybrook, Conn., to celebrate their union. And my… [Continue reading]

Classic Bride Style File: Bean Boots

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Those classic L.L. Bean duck boots (lovingly referred to [and proudly stamped on the back] as ‘bean boots’) have been a style staple for almost a hundred years with New Englanders – and for good reason – they’re practical, resilient, rugged, and … oh-so-charming. The look is currently getting a warm embrace from hipsters but have no fear;… [Continue reading]

European {Honeymoon-Inspired} Travel Journal: Paris {again!}

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Entry No. 14: Paris, p.2 Editor’s Note: I’m re-sharing this gem from the archives today because I’m feeling a little lovesick for Pareee. If you’re gearing up for a Parisian honeymoon, I hope you’ll find some helpful tips here. xx. As promised, here’s a glimpse of J+I’s anniversary vacay {10 years together, 3 married!} back… [Continue reading]

Garden Chic Wedding in Ojai, California

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Maggie and Shaun wed in September in front of a beautiful sprawling Oak tree at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa in Ojai, Calif. amidst an eggplant and rose palette. / Images by Christine Chang Photography. Says Maggie, “To be completely honest … Wedding planning for me began way before I found my Mr. Wright. Many… [Continue reading]

CBV Sneak Peek – Vintage Wares for your Wedding

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As promised, here’s a peek at a few pretties that aren’t yet available in my CBV shop but if you’d like to order early (or just have any questions),  please feel welcome to send me a note at sarah[at]classicbrideblog[dot]com. And yes, the SECRET SALE (mentioned in yesterday’s post) does apply to these lovelies so you… [Continue reading]