Dec

19

2014

Featured Brides · Just Married!

LWD Bride: Jenna’s Fall Wedding in Aspen

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Jaw-dropping Colorado scenery? Check. A sweet-as-can-be bride in the prettiest lace Anne Barge gown? Check. Rustic elegance at its absolute best? Check and check. Jenna and Ben’s gorgeous fall wedding at the picturesque T Lazy 7 Ranch in Aspen really has it all. Everyone here at Little White Dress Bridal Shop in Denver, where lovely bride Jenna found her gown and accessories, is seriously enamored with the photos by Megan Newton Photography from this quintessentially Colorado mountain wedding.

Jenna’s wedding day look is the perfect example of how to accessorize an already-fabulous gown to truly make it your own. With the addition of a delicate floral sash by Kitty Mae Millinery (which looks like it could have been passed down from an heirloom trousseau) and a simple yet striking full-length veil by Love Veils & Accessories, Jenna’s layered lace sweetheart neckline gown with a blush underlay by Anne Barge is elevated to unforgettable.

Wishing a lifetime of happiness to Jenna and Ben, and many thanks to Megan Newton for sharing their beautiful photos!

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Photographer: Megan Newton Photography
Bride’s Gown: Anne Barge Style 617 from Little White Dress Bridal Shop
Bride’s Accessories: Sash by Kitty Mae Millinery and veil by Love Veils & Accessories, both from Little White Dress Bridal Shop
Venue: T Lazy 7 Ranch in Aspen, Colorado
Floral: Field Florals
Wedding Planner: Events by Windy
Do you love Jenna’s Anne Barge gown and accessories by Love Veils and Kitty Mae? Schedule your appointment at Little White Dress to find your own wedding gown and accessories! Call 303-814-8972 or visit our website.
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Dec

17

2014

Wedding Inspiration

Winter Wedding Inspiration

We have a serious soft spot for winter weddings. From the snowy mountains to the sparkling city, there are so many options in Colorado for gorgeous winter weddings of all styles. And of course we have the perfect gowns and accessories to go along with any winter wedding! Here is a little bit of what is inspiring us this winter. What type of winter wedding style is your favorite?

Cozy Chic  

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Images via Marchesa, projectwedding.com, Wedding Chicks

Warm, cozy, and rustic winter weddings are a Colorado staple, and this lace Marchesa gown puts the chic in “Cozy Chic.” With just the right amount of sleeve, heirloom quality lace, and a sophisticated silhouette, we are loving this gown for a winter wedding that includes knit blankets, hot chocolate, and a mountain lodge setting.

Sparkling Glam

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Images via Jenny Packham, Tumblr, www.revel-blog.com

For the festive spirit of the season, nothing beats a glamorous winter wedding. Metallics, sparklers, and a modern city vibe pair oh so perfectly with the made-for-dancing Marion gown by Jenny Packham. And don’t forget to break out the champagne!

Vintage Elegance

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Images via Ruffled Blog, Claire Pettibone, Emmy London

Ornate, romantic, 1930’s-inspired details complement the rich beauty of the colder months. We’re picturing this wedding in one of the gorgeous historic mansions or hotels of Colorado, and the intricate Faith gown by Claire Pettibone and delicate Emmy London shoes would be sure to set the elegant tone.

Little White Dress Bridal Shop has beautiful options for every style and season. Schedule your appointment to find your own perfect wedding gown and accessories by calling 303-814-8972 or by visiting our website.

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Dec

15

2014

Designers Carried by LWD in Denver · Events

Naeem Khan Trunk Show at Little White Dress, December 19th-30th!

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Experience the luxurious Naeem Khan bridal collection at Little White Dress Bridal Shop in Denver during an extended trunk show from December 19th-30th, 2014! Hand-embroidered, exquisitely detailed, and made to the highest couture standards in New York, Naeem Khan gowns are the ultimate in impeccable bridal style. Below is a preview of the gowns that will be at Little White Dress for this special trunk show event, but nothing compares to seeing these incredible gowns in person. See what all the buzz is about – schedule your appointment by calling 303-814-8972 or by visiting our website!

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Naeem Khan Rio

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Dec

10

2014

Featured Brides · Just Married!

LWD Bride: Courtney’s Santorini, Greece Elopement

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Many brides in the midst of wedding planning chaos daydream about eloping to a warm, romantic locale. Fair warning – Courtney’s wedding may make you drop everything and do just that. Courtney and her husband Aaron chose the jaw-dropping gorgeous Greek town of Oia on the island of Santorini as the setting for their intimate celebration. Inspired by the blue waters of Santorini, Courtney wore the beautiful Claire Pettibone Iris gown from Little White Dress, a light and ethereal gown with hints of sparkling blue embroidery adorning the gown’s delicate lace overlay. We had a chance to hear more from Courtney about her breathtaking wedding and the serendipitous way she found her gown. Now excuse us while we go daydream about hopping on a flight to Greece!

Please tell us about your beautiful wedding! What made you and your husband decide to get married in Greece?

My husband, Aaron, and I are high school sweethearts and dated for 12 years before we decided to get married so there were a lot of people that have been there for us throughout our relationship. We wanted to have a smaller wedding and with my large family and all of our friends, it would have been incredibly challenging to decide on a small guest list. We decided to choose where we wanted to have our honeymoon and elope with the help of two of our best friends. We choose a town called Oia on Santorini, one of the Greek islands. We got married in an intimate ceremony at sunset on a cliff facing the caldera, and it was everything we could have hoped for and more. The ceremony was beautifully done in Greek and in English, but one of my favorite parts was participating in the crowning tradition. Two wedding crowns were placed on our heads and our friends interchanged them three times to seal our union. The crowns are joined by a ribbon and symbolize the establishment of us as the King and Queen of our home, which is to be ruled with wisdom, justice and integrity.
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How did you choose your wedding dress? Were you specifically looking for a Claire Pettibone gown?

It was quite serendipitous, actually. When we first got engaged I started perusing wedding designers and dresses online. Once I saw Claire Pettibone‘s newest collection, I was in love and determined to find the Iris gown. I was looking for Denver bridal shops that carried Claire Pettibone gowns and discovered that Little White Dress, which was six blocks from our house, not only carried the gowns but was having a trunk show for Claire’s newest collection and Claire would be attending! There were so many beautiful gowns, but nothing compared to Iris. The lace detail was stunning, it was light enough for our Santorini setting and there was the smallest hint of light blue in some of the stitching which played beautifully off of the crystal clear waters of Oia. 

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Do you have any advice for brides in the process of choosing their wedding dress?

It was helpful for me to narrow it down to one designer whose esthetic I fell in love with. I can be indecisive and if I would have tried on a hundred dresses from various designers in different silhouettes I would have never been able to make a decision. It sounds cliche, but when I put on my dress, I just knew it was the right one.

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Do you love Courtney’s destination wedding style? A wonderful selection of Claire Pettibone gowns, including the Iris gown, are available year round at Little White Dress Bridal Shop in Denver, Colorado. Call 303-814-8972 or visit our website to schedule your appointment!

Photography: Ben Wyatt Photography

Gown: Claire Pettibone Iris from Little White Dress Bridal Shop

Location: Oia, Santorini, Greece

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Dec

8

2014

In the Press · Photo Shoot · Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Inspiration: Butter & Citrus Shoot

Sara Hasstedt: Photographer

This past summer Little White Dress was invited to take part in an incredible wedding inspiration shoot at Highlands Ranch Mansion. Photographed by Sara Hasstedt Photography and styled by Hey Gorgeous Events, two of the most talented wedding pros in the country, the shoot’s theme was “Butter and Citrus”, a romantic, soft, light-filled take on a sunny and cheerful wedding palette. We are so in love with the results of this day! From the Pin-worthy florals to the regal location, this is the definition of stunning wedding inspiration. And of course we love how Sara Hasstedt captured the beautiful movement and intricate beading details of the Reem Acra Juliet gown, as well as the incredible romantic styling of the flowing Spokane veil by Colorado designer Love Veils & Accessories, both from Little White Dress Bridal Shop.

For more from this heavenly shoot, take a look at the recent feature on Style Me Pretty!

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Photography: Sara Hasstedt

Design and Florals: Hey Gorgeous Events

Gown: Reem Acra Juliet from Little White Dress Bridal Shop

Veil: ‘Spokane’ by Love Veils & Accessories from Little White Dress Bridal Shop

Venue: Highlands Ranch Mansion in Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Make Up: Liana Figgins

Hair: Hilary Hackney Matthies

Desserts And Cake Stands: Yours Truly Cupcake 

Linens: La Tavola

Placesetting Rentals: Event Rents

Stationery And Calligraphy: Graceline Art

Vintage Rentals: Chairs With Character

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