Real Weddings

OUR FAVORITE #BHLDNBRIDE STORY EVER

We first met Haley Vera at the booth of her jewelry company, Habitual Threads. As we chatted about her unique handmade pieces, Haley told us that she had been a #BHLDNbride when she married her junior-high sweetheart, Luke. We don’t want to give away too many spoilers, but what followed was one of the sweetest stories we’ve ever heard. Here is the “Sisterhood of the Transforming Dress,” as told by Haley: Read More “OUR FAVORITE #BHLDNBRIDE STORY EVER” »

Real Weddings

AN ENCHANTING HAVANA ELOPEMENT BY MAGDALENA STUDIOS

There’s always a buzz around the BHLDN office when we get images from one of Magi Kernan’s dreamy photoshoots, and the latest from an elopement in Havana, Cuba are no exception. With Havana’s technicolor streets as her background, Magi captured the intimate moments between Maria Karla and Dayron on their special day. Read on for more about this shoot and for tips on finding the right photographer for your destination wedding. Read More “AN ENCHANTING HAVANA ELOPEMENT BY MAGDALENA STUDIOS” »

Behind-the-Scenes

Staff Picks | Summer Edition

If you’re anything like us, your summer calendar is full of weddings, and finding a fresh look for every event can become a chore.  Luckily, we have the perfect dress for every occasion and dress code! We asked some of our most stylish employees to show us their picks for their summertime soirees. Read on to see what they had to say about weddings, style, and their own love stories. Read More “Staff Picks | Summer Edition” »

Style & Beauty

Make the Most of Your BHLDN Bridal Appointment

Kelly M. has seen it all since starting out as a stylist at our Chicago shop five years ago. Now the Store Brand Leader, she chatted with us about how brides-to-be can make the most of their appointments. “Many brides are nervous about the one-hour appointment time, but they shouldn’t be! You can realistically try on 7-10 gowns in that time frame, including taking a second look at your top picks.” Read more to see what you can expect from a typical BHLDN bridal appointment, along with some helpful tips from Kelly. Read More “Make the Most of Your BHLDN Bridal Appointment” »

Decorating & DIY

GIRL CRUSH | BOSS BABES SOCIAL

When she’s not helping create gorgeous home décor, Anthropologie employee Alexis Turner has a seriously cool side hustle. With her company Poco Pink Creative Co., she uses her background in textiles to create beautifully styled weddings and events for her clients. Her efforts to network with other local creatives and vendors led to her most recent project, Boss Babes Social, which combines her passion for event design with her motto of “community over competition.” When Alexis asked BHLDN to participate in her latest Social, we jumped at the chance to be a part of her inspiring group of female entrepreneurs. Read More “GIRL CRUSH | BOSS BABES SOCIAL” »