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Barre-None the best Tips to get Fit For the Wedding

One of the biggest concerns of brides is looking great for their wedding day. Thankfully, there are plenty of fun ways to get in a work out. One of our favorites is barre. It’s unlike any other kind of exercise you’ve done and it’s in a group. We sat down with the lovely ladies at Studio Barre Newport and got their tips for making the most of your pre-wedding workouts.

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Low-Backed Stunners You Can’t Miss

We can’t get enough of these low backed stunners Did you see the gorgeous one from our styled shoot? Whatever the fabric, texture, or theme there’s a way to rock a low back.

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Newport Bride - Fit for a Queen Styled Shoot

Fit for a Queen 

Our last look from the styled shoot at Hotel Viking is an elegant 3/4 sleeved beaded gown. The elegant details and striking back make this a gown fit for a queen. A little girl even asked if she was a princess! Based on these pictures, I’d say yes!

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Pictures by Sweet Alice Photography | Makeup by Lyndsay Simon | Hair by Julianna Oates | Shot at Hotel Viking | Dress from Alexandra’s Boutique

Sweet and Sassy – The Patterned Pink Gown

First of all, let’s just talk about this gown. First of all, it’s PINK! Second, it has this crazy full skirt and makes the best swooshing noise. This dress was by far the favorite from our styled shoot at Hotel Viking earlier this month. We paired this statement dress with a lots of pearls, a sweet little pony tail and a sassy cat eye. Stunning.

What do you think of the color and designs? Would you rock this fashionable dress for your wedding?

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Photos by Sweet Alice Photography | Makeup by Lyndsay Simon Beauty | Shot at Hotel Viking | Dress from Alexandra’s Boutique | Styling by The Newport Bride | Hair by Julianna Oates

Styled Shoot Part 1: The Set Up

Last weekend we held our first styled shoot. Thank to the generous collaboration of some beautiful vendors, everything came together perfectly. What girl doesn’t want to play dress up in a gorgeous wedding dress?

We started the day with 3 models, 7 dresses, a dozen pairs of shoes, bouquets, and jewelry; the full shabang. After hours of dress changes and flying hairspray, we came away with 6 polished looks. Over the next few weeks we’re going to debut the outfits. There’s inspiration for every bride, something boho, something pink, something retro, something classic, some that are pure fun! Stay tuned and check back to see all the gorgeousness!

Styling: The Newport Bride

Photography: Sweet Alice Photography

Makeup: Makeup by Lyndsay 

Location: Hotel Viking

Dresses: Alexandra’s Boutique

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Photos: Sweet Alice Photography | Makeup: Lyndsay Simon Beauty | Location: Hotel Viking | Styling: The Newport Bride | Dress: Alexandra’s Boutique | Hair: Julianna Oates

Friday Fav: The Bride Box

You’ve probably heard of BirtchBox or Ipsy, or one of those other services that sends monthly goodie deliverables. There’s ones for makeup, accessories, clothes, home decor, almost anything. Now, there’s one for brides!

Bride Box sends you a package full of fun accessories, planning materials, girls night out inspiration, or things for your new home. With almost 100 brands supplying products for the boxes, you’ll never get the same stuff twice. I wish this was around when I got engaged! You can choose to sign up for 1 month, 6 months, or 12 months and you can cancel at anytime. When you sign up there’s a questionnaire that helps the box fillers get to know you. If you choose to fill it out, some of the items in the box will come personalized. If you’re giving Bride Box as a gift, be sure to fill out your friends information so she can get the ultimate Bride Box experience.

(All photos from the thebridebox.com)

15 Stunning Hair Wreaths

We’ve all seen the flower girls with the gorgeous dresses and beautiful floral hair wreaths. Have you ever been jealous of their accessories? Like the bride and her maids, they carry flowers, but they also get to wear flowers. They get double the fun! Why not embrace the floral festive wear and give you or your gals a flowery head pieces? Check Pinterest for more inspiration.

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Bows for the Bride

When you think of bridal bows, do you think of those massive butt bows from the 80s? Don’t let that image deter you, bridal bows are the best! The perfect way to tie-off (pun intended) the perfect gown. Or shoes. Or both. A girl can never have too many bows you know. I for one want every one of these bow-dazzaled pieces. For the love of bows!

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To Veil or Not to Veil

Modern brides are leaving the shackles of conventional wedding etiquette. There’s no rules, it’s whatever the happy couple wants. This freedom is liberating for many giving the opportunity to be creative. Turns out, some of those old traditions are just plain fun! There’s no other time a girl can wear a veil other than her wedding. Their fun, flirty, and like childhood dress up come to life. Coming in every length from birdcage to cathedral, there’s one for every bride. Don’t be afraid to try a veil, you just might love it!

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