Samantha and Eric’s Glamorous Sunset Wedding at Belle Mer

Fulfilling Samantha’s life long dream of a romantic walk on the Brooklyn Bridge, Eric proposed after 2 years of dating in a magical surprise atop one of America’s most recognizable structures. A fellow tourist got the honors of capturing the proposal with a few memorable snapshots. Continue reading

Cassie and Brandon's Navy Wedding at Castle Hill Inn

Cassie and Brandon’s Castle Hill Inn Wedding

Brandon and Cassie were high school sweethearts. Together through high school and college,  after 8 years, Brandon surprised Cassie with a picnic dinner on Newport beach followed by a proposal. The engagement set the tone and the couple knew they wanted to get married in Newport it was just a matter of where. Sadly, during the wedding planning process Brandon’s father unexpectedly passed away. The Father-of-the-groom had visited one venue, Castle Hill Inn, and his presence at the venue sealed the deal. Cassie and Brandon’s Navy and Gold wedding was one the grooms father surely would have been proud of. Every detail was an elegant reflection of the couple and what they love. From a cigar station, ice cream and desert bar, and even tree sapling favors, this wedding was a detailed dream. Many thanks to Jennifer Neves Photography for capturing Cassie and Brandon’s big day and VideobyJamie for capturing the memories in a wedding day video.

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Wedding Invitation Designs: What's Trending? @BasicInvite shared their insider scoop!

Wedding Invitation Designs: What’s Trending?

Trends are always changing and with that comes a fresh set of invitation designs. This year we are seeing unique styles and even new ways of presenting an invitations. We worked with out friends at Basic Invite to choose just 4 of our favorite trends that we want to share with all of you. 

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Kate and Tyrone's Fall Wedding at the Historic Roger Williams Casino

Kate and Tyrone’s Fall Wedding at the Roger Williams Casino

Kate & Tyrone’s first date was a New England classic sport, candlepin bowling. The couple bonded over their love for travel, music and animals. Their whirlwind romance included trips to Puerto Rico, France, the Bahamas, Turkey and Dubai. The big ask happened when Tyrone asked Kate to be his wife while the couple was visiting a vineyard in South Africa. Now that’s an engagement adventure! Continue reading

Holly and Mike’s Castle Hill Inn Wedding

Mike proposed on Halloween with a specially carved pumpkin that said “Will You Marry Me?” Their couples costume of ‘Thing 1’ and ‘Thing 2’ quickly changed into a “This guy loves his fiance” shirt”. Holly and Mike’s first date was at the Red Parrots restaurant in Newport. When it came time to look for venues, the happy memories of their first dinner together came rushing back and a seaside Rhode Island wedding was a sure thing. After just one visit, it became clear that Castle Hill Inn was their perfect venue. Continue reading

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Laura and Jared’s Garden Wedding at Blithewold

Laura and Jared grew up just a town apart. Their romance blossomed into a first date to Phantom of the Opera, a romance, proposal, and eventually a beautiful garden wedding. Laura grew up visiting Bristol so choosing Blithewold Mansion and Gardens as the couples reception venue was an easy decision. Continue reading

Kristin and Derek's Elegant Glittering Gold and Crisp White Belle Mer Wedding on The Newport Bride a Rhode Island Wedding Blog

Kristin and Derek’s Glittering Belle Mer Wedding

Kristin and Derek’s vision of a romantic old hollywood glamour wedding came to life in Belle Mer’s Water Salon. Captured by Jaclyn L Photography, this elegant wedding combined glittering golds and crisp whites for a timeless feel. With her Monique L’Huillier gown with a delicate lace bodice and full trumpet skirt, killer Jimmy Choo – Lana shoes, hair and makeup from Phillip DePalma Salon Hair, and a pure white orchid bouquet from Blooms of Boston, Kristen was a stunning bride from head to toe. Her maids in gold Adrianna Papell gowns set the tone for what was to be a glitz and glam affair. The groom wore a white diner jacket pipped in black and looked oh so dapper. To finish off what looks to be a killer dance party, the couple even brought in Boston Cigar Factory for hand rolled cigars.

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Jessica and Danny's Elegant Providence Public Library Wedding on The Newport Bride Rhode Island Wedding Blog

Jessica and Danny’s Elegant Providence Public Library Wedding

This elegant Providence Public Library Wedding by Jaclyn L Photography was is a first for us here at The Newport Bride and a beautiful representation of the amazing venues available in Rhode Island’s capital city. Continue reading

Elegant Metallic Winter Belle Mer Wedding at The Newport Bride

Stephanie and Nicholas’s Glamorous Metallic Belle Mer Wedding

“Nicholas and I started dating in the Fall of 2012. We both lived in South Boston and worked in the city. From the beginning, we realized we wanted the same things out of life and became inseparable almost immediately. By Spring of 2015 (May 9, 2015 to be exact), Nick proposed! He booked a trip to Chicago, IL – one of our absolute favorite cities, and proposed on an early morning walk around Navy Pier. It was the most perfect moment of my life. Now, we’re going on 5 years together, a little over 5 months married, and each day we are stronger than the day before. Continue reading

Mike and Keri's Nautical Fall Wedding at the Herreshoff Museum

Keri and Mike’s Nautical Fall Wedding at the Herreshoff Marine Museum

Nautical isn’t just a theme for summer weddings. About Time Photography captured Keri and Mike’s October nautical themed wedding at the Herreshoff Marine Museum.  This beautiful wedding is proof that nautical is an evergreen theme! Our favorite part is the wooden bench guest book. Guests got to sign a piece of furniture that will be in the couples house forever. What a great idea! Continue reading