Fashion Friday – Claire Pettibone

SO. I have had an obsession with a bridal designer for quite some time now. Claire Pettibone, is her name, and her dresses are FAB. U. LOUS! I cannot get over the intricate, delicate and INCREDIBLE backs on her gowns. They are simply fabulous.

Why don’t we just let her dresses speak for themselves!!!

OMG. Absolutely stunning. It is like always looking at this gorgeous vintage dress, BUT WAIT! Suddenly it becomes a blast from the 1920’s, then suddenly it is all so appropriately modern! –

Totally dying for this gorgeous very subtle ombre gown, however my favourite part of it all is the shrug! Pink with envy over here! – Dress: Dewdrop


Loving this tender moment between the bride and groom. Photo by: Paperlily photography

Ahh! Gorgeous back on this gown! (p.s. look at that runway! talk about unique and so her!) Photo:  SYPhotography

And of course, my personal fav. I am a lover of this gown simply because of the back. I think it is so ethereal, and I can just imagine a real bohemian gypsy bride in a field of tall hay with her man. uch. I am head over heels!

You can find Claire here:





Fashion Friday – Classic Vera

Fashion Friday: Every friday we plan to bring you the best in bridal fashion. Whether it is a local designer, a fashion guru, or a major national brand, we wish to inspire your fashion glands and entice you with beautiful white (and sometimes coloured) gowns!


When we decided to create a new blog series, called Fashion Friday, we couldn’t think of a better place to start than with Vera. Her timeless elegance, intricate yet strikingly simple designs have always held a special place in my heart. Perhaps it was when I first started looking at bridal magazines, or possibly when I swooned over the Vera in Bridal Wars (yes, I do love that movie, and always felt bad for Anne), but I just cannot help but post some of my very favourite gowns of Vera’s 2013 Fall Line. 

Some of you may already know that I am starting my second job as a bridal consultant for the new David’s Bridal, opening in Langley B.C. in 2 months. I will be working full time there, servicing brides and their families, and I look forward to possibly meeting you there! Please feel free to ask me any questions about gowns, fashion, fit and style, as I have a lot of experience working with custom made gowns, as well as designer gowns. I will be happy to help you make one of the most important decisions of your wedding plans!
Much love to you all!

Ainsley xoxo

(Principal Planner for Idea! Weddings & Events!)