Custom Bridal Jackets: The HOTTEST New Wedding Trend

What's the hottest trend in wedding accessories?  Custom bridal jackets!  This look came on the scene a short while ago and I hope it's not going anywhere anytime soon.  Nothing – and I mean nothing – is more totally bad ass than a modern jacket over a wedding dress.  If looking for a way to keep warm on your big day, or just want a personalized prop to add to your portraits, a custom bridal jacket is for you.  From denim to leather to even faux leather for the vegans out there, there are plenty of fabrics and styles to choose from.  Whether you sport your new last name, the word “Bride” or another simple message, there's no better way to let the world know you just got hitched.  Here's a round up of some of my favorite custom wedding day jackets as found on Etsy!

Custom Bridal Jackets: The HOTTEST New Wedding Trend from Burgh Brides

  1. Mrs. Custom Embroidered Denim Jacket 
  2. Bride Popped Collar Denim Jacket
  3. Custom Mrs. Leather Jacket 
  4. Custom Wedding Jackets
  5. Custom Hand Lettering Jacket
  6. Just Married Denim Jacket
  7. Denim Jacket with Personalized Decal
  8. Custom Hand Painted Leather Jacket

Introducing GLOW Blotique!

GLOW Blotique is more than a dry bar.  This Sewickley salon packs a powerhouse hair and makeup team that can help you look your absolute best on your wedding day, or for any special occasion worth celebrating.  Skilled in styling with an acute attention to detail and a commitment to excellent service, GLOW is the latest beauty professional to join the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide!  Go meet them and read how they can help with your bridal look!

Super Fun Polka Dot Wedding at the Children’s Museum: Kimberly & Ronald

I dare you to spot something more fun than this polka dot wedding.  (See what I did there?)  Kimberly and Ronald took a classic wedding day palette – black, white, and red – and added some pizzazz by incorporating whimsical spots and wide stripes.  The invites, Ronald's tie, ceremony programs, the seating chart, linens, even the ribbons hanging from Kimberly's bouquet – all of these details showcased a little pop of pattern which infused a youthful, casual vibe into the entire day.  Couple this with numerous personalized elements – like the venue of the Children's Museum and the fact that Kimberly used to teach in the classrooms there, wine from Chautauqua where the couple got engaged, and a dessert course that featured both the bride and groom's favorites – and you've got a recipe for a winning wedding.  Traditional yet totally fun, this perfectly patterned day was captured by Ryan Zarichnak Photography.  Get your peepers ready for lots of Pinterest worthy inspo!

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From the bride…

When and how did you two meet?

We both work for Pittsburgh Public Schools, though in totally different departments.  Our paths had crossed briefly over the years, but it wasn’t until after some “convincing” by our co-workers that we finally went on our first date in the spring of 2014.  Since then, we have been pretty much inseparable!

Juicy details on the proposal, please!  Where, when, how?

Once the school year ended in June of 2016, we decided we needed a nice, relaxing weekend away so we went up to Lake Chautauqua for a few days.  While there, we stayed at a cute B&B and Ron surprised me by proposing with the most beautiful ring ever!  We kept the engagement to ourselves for the day while enjoying wine tasting with big smiles and then we told my family in person and Ron’s family over the phone once we returned to Pittsburgh.

Describe the look, theme, style, and colors of the wedding!

We wanted our wedding to be fun, yet classy, so we chose classic black and white and then added the pops of red and sparkle for some fun.  I loves all things polka dot, so we fit the dots and stripes in to add some jazz to plain black and white.

What inspired the vision?

I had dreamed of my wedding since I was a little girl, and luckily Ron was flexible about wedding decor and style, so I was able to make all of my Pinterest wedding board dreams come true!

What made the wedding unique?

We chose The Children's Museum for our wedding because it's a very special place to me.  I used to teach in one of Pittsburgh Public School's classrooms within the building.  Throughout the years I taught there, I had seen the amazing things that could be done there with a little creativity.  Also, many of our friends and family have small children, so the location seemed perfect.  Ron selected the food for the stations from the extensive Big Catering menu, including sushi, sliders, and a pasta bar.  My favorite dessert is Prantl's burnt almond torte and Ron's is ice cream, so we decided to have both.  Many other wedding items had personal meaning to us, including wine from Chautauqua where we got engaged and beer from Draai Laag Brewing Co., where we have become friends with the owners.  The candles used for the ceremony were also made by a friend of mine and one of the district secretaries was the officiant for the ceremony.

What was your favorite moment of the day?

My favorite moment of the day was the short bit of time after the ceremony, but before the reception, where it was just the wedding party and immediate family around hugging and congratulating us.  It was very happy, very private, and very special (and luckily Ryan got some great photos of these moments).

Ron's favorite moment of the day was the amazing Draai Laag beer and the huge sushi bar 🙂

What advice would you give to other Burgh Brides planning their big day?

Pittsburgh has some great local things that can make your day wonderful without breaking your bank… take advantage of it!  Etsy is also great for getting personalized items that you and your wedding party will keep forever.

Any must haves, must dos, or can't live withouts?  Anything you would do differently?

Must have: a great photographer and great DJ

Must have: a detailed agenda for the day so everyone working on your wedding knows what's supposed to happen and when, so you don't get asked a million questions when you're trying to enjoy your day

Would do differently: start earlier in the day – everything seemed to go so fast!

Vendors

Bride's Dress: Morilee by Madeline Gardner from The Winner | Bride's Belt & Headpiece: Ingenue B | Bride's Jewelry: Trinity Jewelers | Bride's Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Bridesmaids Belts: Ingenue B | Bridesmaids Dresses: David's Bridal | Cake: Prantl's | Caterer: Big Catering | Ceremony Location: The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh | DJ: North Pittsburgh Music | Dessert: Leona's Ice Cream Sandwiches | Flasks: Etsy | Flowers: Bloom Brigade | Hair: Above All Grand Salon & Spa | Hangers: Mile High Gifts | Linens: Mosaic Linens | Makeup: Above All Grand Salon & Spa | Menswear: Men's Wearhouse | Photo Booth: The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh | Photo Booth Album: Pink Fish Shop | Photo Booth Props: Oriental Trading | Photographer: Ryan Zarichnak Photography | Reception Venue: The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh | Rentals: All Occasion Party Rental | Stationery: Wedding Paper Divas | Transportation: Roenigk Transportation

Photographer: Ryan Zarichnak Photography | Rentals: All Occasion Party Rental

Introducing Riverfront Weddings!

Thanks to the industrial chic trend, Riverfront Weddings is bound to be Pittsburgh's new IT venue!  This space overlooking the Allegheny River is managed by the crazy talented JPC Event Group and boasts a minimalist, gritty vibe.  But it's clean-slate nature makes the space malleable, just waiting to be adorned in whatever style suits you best.  Natural scenery, on-site ceremony spots, and flexible capacities make this venue one of my new favorites!  Go learn more about it in the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide!

Introducing Mocha Rose Floral and Event Design!

Mocha Rose Floral and Event Design needs no introduction.  Since 2005, their insanely gorgeous work has been gracing Pittsburgh weddings and stopping the hearts of floral lovers everywhere.  Their designs marry artistry and ingenuity with a meticulous attention to detail and an appreciation for creating an experience, not just dressing an event.  You're bound to love this award-winning florist, so waste no time checking out more of her work in the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide!

How to Save Money on Your Wedding: The #1 Sure Fire Way

If you're looking to save money on your wedding, you've come to the right place today.  Weddings are EXPENSIVE, with the national average cost being over $35k.  THAT'S INSANE.  While there are a million little ways you can shave a few hundred off your wedding budget here and there, there is only one way you can make a big impact on it – CUT THE GUEST LIST.

Ok, that's no secret, right?  Other wedding bloggers and magazines have talked about this before.  But none of them have really broken it down, showing you all of the ways that inviting fewer people to your wedding affects the overall cost.  Here are all the little ways that cutting your guest list can help you save BIG! 

How to Save Money on Your Wedding: The #1 Sure Fire Way from Burgh Brides

  • Fewer guests means fewer save the dates, invitations, and thank you cards to be printed.  Don’t forget about all the money you’ll save on postage because you won't have quite as many mailings! 
  • Speaking of fewer mailings, you also won’t need to pay a calligrapher to address as many envelopes. 
  • With fewer people, you can look at smaller venues, which tend to be less expensive than larger ones. 
  • If you have a lot of out-of-town guests, you won't need to make as many hotel welcome bags.   
  • Providing transportation to and from your host hotel?  A smaller shuttle (read: cheaper) for a smaller crowd! 
  • A smaller crowd also means fewer tables and chairs to rent. 
  • Since we’re talking tables, let’s talk tablescape.  Fewer tables equals fewer linens and fewer centerpieces.  It also equals fewer place settings and all of this adds up big time.
  • You’ll obviously save on food since you won’t need as many hors d’oeuvres and meals.  But you won’t need as many servers either.  More money in your pocket. 
  • A smaller crowd demands fewer bartenders.  It also means less alcohol consumed (and a less expensive corkage fee if you’re supplying your own booze)! 
  • In terms of your day-of wedding paper, you can get away with printing fewer ceremony programs, escort cards, and menu cards. 
  • Favors can be sort of a waste anyways (although here are some of my favorite wedding favor ideas!).  But with a smaller guest list, you won’t need quite as many. 
  • A two or three tier cake, which is more than enough to feed a small crowd, won’t break the bank quite like the way a four or five tier one will.   

Individually, these savings are seemingly insignificant, but together, they make a HUGE difference!  Add them all up and you can easily save thousands.  Your wallet can thank me later. 

What other ways can cutting the guest list help you save on your wedding?  Did you invite fewer friends and family so that you didn’t have to spend quite as much?  What was the outcome?  Comment below! 

Surprise Strip District Proposal: Maura & Jim

I love a good surprise proposal caught on camera.  But when it takes place in my favorite Pittsburgh neighborhood – the Strip District – I'm all about it.  Jim planned to pop the question to Maura over his birthday weekend, and he secretly enlisted the help of Kathryn Hyslop Photography to get it all on film.  Good man.  After dinner and a quick stop for drinks at Primanti's, Jim walked Maura to the middle of Smallman Street.  In the quintessential Strip District location with the Pittsburgh skyline behind them, he got down on one knee.  Maura's reaction is totally priceless!  After saying YES, the pair headed off with Kathryn for an impromptu photo shoot around the block.  Damn near everything about it is totally darling.  This feature is bound to have you grinning from ear to ear.  Enjoy!

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From the photographer…

Jim planned the proposal for months.  He secretly saved up for the ring, while putting off her engagement hints.  About two months before the day of the proposal, he started coordinating with me to capture the big moment.

He had it planned for his birthday weekend.  He and Maura were a long distance couple, so he knew she'd be coming in to celebrate his birthday, and she wouldn't question him choosing the restaurant for dinner.  After all, it was his birthday 😉

The plan was to go out to dinner, then stop at Primanti Bros. for a drink afterwards (the authentic Pittsburgh experience).  However, the plan was off by a half-hour when Maura decided she neeeeeeded to get fries as well!  Poor Jim had to anxiously wait on her to eat, while he snuck away to the bathroom to text me about the delay.

Finally, they walked out of the restaurant and across the street.  Once they were right in the middle – Jim stopped traffic and got down on one knee.  Maura's face was the perfect mixture of excitement, shock, and happiness.  And the answer (of course), was yes.

We finished the evening with a short photoshoot around the Strip District to celebrate, and Jim planned a surprise engagement party with all their friends and family afterwards. <3

Introducing Loree Mayer Design & A Special Offer!

Combining 20+ years of design experience with a love of hand lettering and event branding, Loree Mayer Design creates bespoke, cosmopolitan wedding stationery.  Some of the most unique pieces I've seen in my days as a wedding blogger have come from Loree; she's known for thinking outside the box and pushing the limits.  The results are always elevated and buzz worthy.  If you want your wedding stationery to wow, pay her a visit in the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide!

To sweeten the deal, Loree is offering a FREE 24″x36″ welcome sign* for the day of your wedding if you purchase a Wedding Invitation set quantity of 100 or more by December 31, 2018 and mention Burgh Brides!

*Digitally printed on foam board.  Frame or easel not included.  Includes 2 initial designs and 2 rounds of revisions thereafter (additional changes will incur charges).

Blue & Gold Literary Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot

Taking a page out of Shakespeare's book, this literary inspired wedding styled shoot imagines a new ending for Romeo and Juliet.  Rather than star-crossed lovers, the pair wind up magnificently in love in this adaptation from Exhale Events and Kaitlin Powell Photography.  They imagined what the couple's wedding celebration might have looked like.  Pairing varying shades of blue with gold and fields of greens and taking inspiration from medieval Italian styles, a stellar vendor team – including Burgh Brides own Mediterra Bakehouse, Vintage Alley Rentals, Community Flower Shop, and All Occasions Party Rental – created an ethereal display.  Ornate stationery complete with gorgeous gold calligraphy and wax seals, brocade linens, and brass candlesticks brought a vintage vibe to the tablescape while Mediterranean-inspired place settings and dramatic navy napkins offered a touch of modernity.  Blue thistle, seeded eucalyptus, and even fresh berries brought the color palette to life while white ranunculus and silver brunia balls introduced complimentary shades.  In what would have been typical Shakespearean fashion, a feast of bread, pudding, and other old-age inspired foods graced the table and dessert display.  Thanks to hanging bistro lights, a multi-dimensional star display, and a circular canopy of florals, a heavenly ambiance exuded from every angle.  Even the bride looked like an angel in a beaded Anna Campell gown from Blanc de Blanc which made her look like a walking constellation.  Dreamy doesn't even begin to describe it!

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Watch it all come to life with this highlight clip from Danielle Durbin Film & Photo.

From the stylists…

Have you ever read a book or watched a movie and wanted to write a new ending for it? (You and I both know there was plenty of room for Jack on that door, Rose…)  Well that’s exactly what the design team for Exhale Events aimed to do with Shakespeare’s tragic romance of Romeo & Juliet.

In this literary inspired shoot, we decided to re-imagine what it would’ve looked liked if the family feud between Montague and Capulet had come to an end, allowing the star-crossed lovers to live happily ever after.  Influences of medieval Verona can be identified throughout, with the floral selections being indigenous to that region of Italy as well as a dessert table adorned with fresh baked breads and puddings, which suited that time era.  The reception is a display of the stars finally aligning for the couple with an elegant and intimate table overlooking the skyline of downtown Pittsburgh, PA.  This is the ending, or quite possibly the beginning, we had envisioned for this infamous tale.

Vendors

Banner: Judith Browne Calligraphy | Calligraphy: Judith Browne Calligraphy | Cake & Desserts: Mediterra Bakehouse | Decor: Vintage Alley Rentals | Design & Styling: Exhale Events | Dress: Sydney by Anna Campbell from Blanc de Blanc | Food: Mediterra Bakehouse | Flowers: Community Flower Shop | Hair: Bon Giorno Bella | Hair Piece: Blanc de Blanc | Linens: Mosaic | Makeup: Bon Giono Bella | Menswear: Men's Wearhouse | Models: Bonnie Chun & Curry Dewhirst | Rentals: All Occasions Party Rental | Photography: Kaitlin Powell Photography | Shoes: Blue by Betsy Johnson | Shoot Location: Hotel Monaco | Stationery: Judith Browne Calligraphy | Videography: Danielle Durbin Film & Photo

Cake & Desserts: Mediterra Bakehouse | Decor: Vintage Alley Rentals | Design & Styling: Exhale Events | Food: Mediterra Bakehouse | Flowers: Community Flower Shop | Rentals: All Occasions Party Rental | Photography: Kaitlin Powell Photography

Introducing 3 Rivers Events & A Special Offer!

From creative and tasty signature cocktails to custom gourmet drink stations, 3 Rivers Events is ready to bring a little bit of pizzazz to your wedding beverages.  You need someone to serve all of those drinks, don't you?  Their trained and professional bartenders will keep your guests' glasses full and their safety at the forefront of their minds.  For all the best in beverage service, check them out in the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide!

Plus, save 15% when you book and mention Burgh Brides!