{ 10 Beautifully BELTED Wedding Dresses }

Accessorize. Accessorize. Accessorize!!! Have I mentioned how much I love and live for beautiful accessories?! If not, I must tell you; I LOVE and LIVE FOR beautiful accessories! Actually, for my own wedding, I had two separate sets of accessories with my dress. One set for our ceremony and a second set for the reception! So, remember gals, if you don’t two or three dress it up; you can still get multiple looks just by accessorizing! Good stuff! WooHoo accessories!

ANYWHO…one of my new favorite looks is a BEAUTIFULLY BELTED WEDDING DRESS! Why wouldn’t you want emphasize the thinnest part of you EVERYDAY, let alone your wedding day! And, the belts that are out there today are stunning, and I mean STUNNING! From floral, to feathery, to shiney, to sparkly, there is a bridal belt out that to meet everyone’s style. I must even admit, some of these belts make a gorgeous dress, DROP DEAD GORGEOUS! (P.S. on a side note, did you know the phrase “Drop Dead” was coined in 1962 meaning excellent? “Drop dead gorgeous” was coined in an article about Michelle Pfeiffer in 1985 and has stuck around ever since! Good phrase nonetheless, thanks to the awesome-ness of the cat-woman herself!) Okay, now that you know that random fact; here’s some weekly wedding inspiration for ya! Cheers to the belt! Enjoy!

This one makes me swoon! Love everything about this look!

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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this belt!

 

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Simply beautiful.

 

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Elegant. Love all these textures and fabrics.

 

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Another elegantly simple look and the belt makes it perfection.

 

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Pretty and pink…love the addition of sparkle this belt adds.

 

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Another look that makes me SWOOOOOON. GORGEOUS!

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Pretty little waist…with a pretty sparkly belt.

 

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Another look I love.

 

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I love the “matchiness” of the belt and the bowtie. My eyes adore following the sweetness.

 

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That’s 10 Belted wedding dresses I loved! Here’s a little extra for ya! Loving this belt and the criss cross… * sigh * pretty things!

 

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Okay, that’s the fun fancy-ness for a Friday! Hope you all enjoyed! Happy accessorizing!

~ Missy

10 Short and VERY Sweet Wedding Dresses

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Okay, I have a NEW addiction! I am officially obsessed with the sweetness of a short wedding dress! Like my long sleeve post a while ago, I just don’t see it done ENOUGH! A short dress with fabulous shoes and a veil…ahhhh…makes me go GAGA! Here’s a few looks that I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Enjoy!

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Hope you felt some inspiration from these short and sweet little numbers!

~Missy

 

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Wedding destination-Northwoods

Good morning WordPressians,

Today we are going to go to our own backyard in search of beautiful wedding inspirations. Many don’t realize it, but Wisconsin is the perfect destination wedding spot for those outdoorsy types and just for those who love beautiful views of lakes and landscapes!

A great place close to the Valley is the Paine Art Center in Oshkosh, WI. It’s so beautiful and the perfect place for any wedding!

Here is a great example of what could be done for the ceremony aisle. Somewhere with a wooded path this would be so gorgeous and just perfect for the fall season that is creeping up on us! The log benches are awesome as well, this is where it’s good to know someone who’s good with a saw 😉 Another great northwoods ceremony idea could be on a lake front. In this beautiful green pasture with the white flowers scattered across the aisle, it’s so beautiful, simple and elegant. Surely a classic.

And even though it may possibly rain somewhere out here in Wisconsin, don’t let it cancel your parade! Have some sort of back up, whether its an over hang for the ceremony and umbrellas for the guests or a cozy barn with cute hay bale seats.  And don’t take for granted mother natures decisions. Take it for the great photo opportunity it is! We all know life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain!

Here’s an adorable head table. Any type of fruit that matches your color scheme would be super cute as a center piece like these lemons. They are so simple and yet fit the theme perfectly!  Using space scraps of wood to makes signs  all over is perfect as well, or if you have the option available to you, large piece of bark that have fallen off or birch bark. 🙂

Here’s a great way to decorate for the reception. Outside with a touch of class by hanging the chandeliers and the long cozy tables. I love the wooden table numbers.

This is another option for decorating tables for the reception. Very outdoorsy but a little more fancy that the last style. It really depends on what look you are going for. I especially love the draping of the crystals here.

This is so cute for a card table and sign in table. Have the guests each write and individual mini letter to the couple! The use of the old dresser is cute and can easily be incorporated into your outdoor wedding 🙂

I really really love this cake! The lines are super simple but the texture creates depth and the flowers are perfect. Any outdoor wedding could use a cake like this! So chic! The wooden base is also another great touch, just remember to put some sort of sheet down to protect the cake or use a butcher block sealant to make the wood food safe!

For an outdoor wedding, the bride must keep in mind the weather when she’s having her hair done. This style show below may not hold up well on a particularly windy day but it’s oh so cute! And who said no one loves a little windblown natural look anyway 😛 The addition of flowers in the hair would be perfect for the woodsy wedding too!

As well as the hair this dress is perfect for a northwoods wedding, the lace is simple and traditional and the flowing lines of the bottom of the gown are perfect for a warm summer day.

This next dress would be a lot heavier than the first but is still awesome for a northwoods fall wedding. If it’s cooler outside it would be perfect to keep you from freezing. Although if its scorching you may pass out :/ Make sure to keep in mind location and weather when picking out yours and the parties dresses and clothing options. You don’t want anyone super uncomfortable. The happier everyone is the less problems that are likely to occur. Meaning less to stress about the day of!

This is such a chic way to incorporate the blue into your wedding. Of course adding it to your shoes has been really popular and this shiny flat option is great, especially if you’re getting married outside in the grass…where heels may create a problem with your stability 😛 And the bouquet, with it’s combination of real flowers to the cloth flowers in bright blue is adorable and just adds the right about of Pop!

Just for fun here are some gorgeous rings that any Wisconsin bride is sure to love. This one has a really antique feel, as if it were to have been passed on from generation to generation. So classic and beautiful.

This men’s ring is a lot more modern than the women’s, but still fits with the theme. Not as flashy as some rings and I really think a lot of northwoods grooms would like this.

Just because I can, I through this in here! This is a perfect example of why Wisconsin would be an amazing place for anyone outside of the state to consider it as a destination wedding location! Just look at those fields of cranberries! Gorgeous, although I’m not quite sure how she plans to keep that dress after this, but as far as any trash the dress shoots I’ve seen goes, this one takes the cake! You can’t get shots like this just anywhere 🙂 And I”m sure proud to say good ol’ Wisconsin is one of those places!

And as we part, here is a lovely shot of the couple going off to wherever life takes them. Or another option…a grand entrance into their ceremony. Either way, super cute and romantic. And perfect if you’re having your northwoods wedding on the river or lake front!

As you can see there are many wonderful options right out our backdoor! Why not take it for all it’s worth in it’s beauty! For more ideas and these pictures you can go to my Pinterest. Happy Wednesday to all! 🙂
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Wedding Theme: Summer Lovin’

Hello Blogging Beauties!

Jess here, offering you another installment of what I find to be beautiful wedding ideas! Side note: Model Your Brand and Visuelle just got back from Florida! There will be pictures up soon to showcase our trip, it was quite the adventure!

So this week I’ve decided to bring to you the fashions and ideas that are oh so popular for this summers/spring’s weddings. Got a little Grease going on with the Summer Lovin’! Old style is Hot right now and you will mostly see this in the cuts of dresses. Colours are going to be bright but mixed with pastels and they will speak volumes!

Here is a gorgeous canary diamond ring. I’m sure any bride would be thrilled to receive this huge diamond. Unless you are absolutely against beautiful things! Or are just really traditional…But none the less, a stunning start to the summer lovin’ idea.

Now we must dress our  bride and here are two different options that are stunning. The first option being a little more simple and classic. Clean flowing lines that would be great for an outdoor wedding in the middle of summer. Just enough bling to add some interest. The second is classic as well and a bit more traditional with some flair from the flower buds all over the gown. I love this ivory colour and really think it would go well outdoors for a more natural feel. The fit it beautiful as well and would be amazing on so many brides!

As for the hair and makeup for the bride, I would really base it on the weather and time frame. If it’s really humid and warm, I’d opt for an updo. It would give you more control over your hair and avoid any frizz! For a calm, beautiful day, flowing hair would be beautiful! If it got way too warm, you could always sweep it up into a loose updo for the reception.

These shoes would be stunning for any wedding, but I love this colour. The extra bling is certainly welcome as well! And not to mention, a pop of colour under the dress has become a huge trend this year and last. Making that colour blue just leaves one more thing checked off your to-do list!

Now you need to dress your lovelies that will be helping throughout your big day! Each of these are beautiful and once again, weather permitting you can go short, or longer for a cooler summers day. The tricky thing about planning a summer wedding is cooperating with the weather that you are unsure of. This colour would be amazing to brighten up any dull moments at your wedding. It adds so much fun!

Make sure to check periodically the week before the wedding and prepare for any unexpected wedding weather blunders. Grab some cute umbrellas for the party, just think of all the awesome photo opportunities that would be available! So just remember to embrace everything that is thrown your way. 🙂

Every bride (I’m sure!) is excited to have flowers at her wedding. These are great for summer and bring in beautiful pastels. Against the yellow in the bridesmaid dresses, this would be enough to pop but not over power! I love the boutonnieres as well, each a little different on the same palette of colours.

This centerpiece would go well with any summer wedding and the colours can be easily altered with different flower choices. The yellow is brilliant though!

Probably one of my favorite parts now, the Cake!!! Yum! Cake pops are a great alternative to the traditional tiers of cake and are just as delectable! Let me tell you, if you get the right baker, you will Not be disappointed! There are so many ways to decorate a table with them as well. Same goes for cupcakes, less of a mess for cutting. Each person already has their own individual cake! MMMMmmmmMMM 🙂

Now that you are full and in need of a thirst quencher, this table of drinks is a cute way to once again add more colour and offer a great variety for your guests. I would recommend putting these in a bed of ice though. Depending on how warm it is, but cold sangria is much more delicious!

Another way to cool off your guests would be to offer this dessert. Different sorbets or gelatos make a great alternative for people with allergies or that want a gluten free option. If you make that extra effort for your guests they’ll feel much more comfortable and your evening will be all that much more enjoyable!

And now, signing out with this  cute way to have your guests sign in with these whimsical corks. Although, you’d have to start drinking up right now, or contact your closest restaurant to start collecting those corks! (I’m already preparing for my wedding to come in the next 27 years…get the wine ready!) The beautiful purple from the different wine is awesome as well and very fitting! 

Hope this was enjoyed by all. We’ve now decided to separate our pinterests. One for Visuelle Productions, one for Model Your Brand and of course my personal. These will still be on my personal, but from now on I will include them in Visuelle’s so make sure to follow both and get the most ideas for your wedding! Happy Monday to all!
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Wedding Theme: Old Hollywood Couture

Hello Hello to my lovely brides and bloggers,

Jess here, hoping all is well in the land of wedding! I have some great news to start off with, I’m very happy to announce one of Visuelle’s very own models and one of my very good friends, is engaged! Shout out to Ashley S. on her engagement! I’m super stoked about this personally because she has asked me to stand up in her wedding as her maid of honor, and let me tell you! After working with the wedding industry for a little over a year now, I am so excited to get to put my knowledge to work and help her plan what’s going to be a fabulous wedding!

Like some of the previous blogs I’m going to start this one off with a ring! 🙂 I feel it fits the theme beautifully and it is very glamorous! This is Ashley’s ring, her fiance had it custom made! The center stone was Ashley’s grandmothers diamond on her wedding band. It’s so unique and gorgeous, perfect for the bride! 🙂

Now you must keep in mind this theme can be very subtle or very very dramatic. You have to keep it classy and colours are a really good way of doing that! Subtle greys with black and white! So glamorous, I can see it now! For sure this must be a black tie event as well! Think Marilyn Monroe..

Now every celebrity (and bride) needs to ride up in style, can you imagine showing up to your wedding in this gorgeous 1948 “Silver Wraith” Rolls Royce? One day, that will be me walking out of this car. I seriously fell in love with the idea the first time I saw this!

But wait! In order for anyone to see this spectacular moment, they need to be invited don’t they?? Well this classic invite is sure to catch the attention of your guests in all the right ways!

Once I saw this dress I was in love with everything about it for this theme, To bring a touch of modern style as well you could get something similar maybe without sleeves. Love the flowing lines of it!

Although these gowns don’t necessarily go with the one above, I’m sure there would be plenty that would. Just think for some fabulous bridesmaid dresses! Holy man, talk about making a statement. And I’m all for making sure the bride sticks out the most so these dresses could go either way, for the party or for the bride, it really depends on the type of girl the bride is! I’m just so in love with these! 😀

Now I realize some of you are probably like, what on earth is she thinking suggesting those as bridesmaids dresses!!! And I’ll tell you, I’m thinking I’ve been watching a little too much of David Tutera’s My Fair Wedding! That’s what! & I think he’d be proud of me, those dresses are killer! But, for the less dramatic of you out there, here are more stunning options more up the bridesmaids alley, but still super chic and old Hollywood!

Now add a bouquet that is sure to stun and bam! A beautiful bride that no one is soon to forget! I really love the incorporation of the brooches in this bouquet as well as the feathers! I don’t think you could have a Old Hollywood style wedding without some killer antique brooches and ostrich feathers! This next bouquet is just stunning with the simplicity of the black and white.

So I just want you all to know how much I absolutely LOVE this hair inspiration! It’s modern, yet completely classy and timeless. The different brooches in the hair are stunning as well. Some bling never hurt a bride! 😉

These shoes…well. Fabulous and just the right amount of sparkle for the old hollywood bride, they come in a variety of colors, I especially love the blue…one less thing off your bridal check list!

Now that our bride (and possibly our bridesmaids) are beautified! It’s off to the reception! These table decorations are sure to inspire quite the look for your wedding. I don’t think there could ever be too many feathers used, but I suppose I could be proven wrong! I’ll just have to leave that to the pros!

And another look just for fun…The table cloth in this one is divine!Now the yummiest part of the night! The cake! 🙂 If you are not aware, I plan to start going to school for culinary arts in the fall, and the cakes are probably one of my most favorite aspects of any wedding! They double as a stunning focal point and a delicious dessert! Nothing better than that, I say! This particular cake is so modern but the simpleness of it is truly timeless! The giant gems on top are beautiful as well.

Lastly I’m going to leave you with a cute inspiration board I found, I really enjoy the bow tie and think the men should all be wearing these! Really c0mpletes the look! Hope you enjoyed another installment of my vision of stunning wedding themes! Find these images and more on my pinterest. Along with all of the credit information!
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Diamond Jewelry Up for grabs? Only at Visuelle Productions March bridal show!

Hey Brides! Visuelle Productions Spring Wedding Spectacular is coming soon! Before you know it, we’ll be over with St. Patricks day and on to the show! We’re hosting 65 of the area’s top wedding vendors who are ready to dazzle you with everything new and exciting for your special day. Meet with these fine companies face to face, see, feel and taste their products (lots and lots of cake, people!) Spend the day and let them help you make your wedding plans a breeze. There will be spectacular display’s of cakes, gowns, DJ’s, photographers, floral arrangements, invitations, romantic honeymoon destinations, and more for you to choose from.

Enjoy the professionally produced Fashion Shows at 11:30 am and 2:30pm featuring 5 area bridal salons. Special entertainment prior to the fashion shows and throughout the day. Between the fashion shows the bridal salons will be available to let you view or even try on a gown that was in the show and caught your eye.

The GRAND PRIZE is a magnificent LeVian Chocolate Diamond Pendant Necklace, valued at over $5,000.00 from A&E Jewelers.

A complementary one year subscription to Bride Magazine is included in the show admission, simply by signing in. The first 200 brides will receive a matching wedding band set valued at over $600.00. Every bride will receive a gift bag full of fabulous treasures.

Tickets available only at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center ticket office, bring your groom for FREE.

While at the show, text: Visuelle to 55678 to register with Visuelle Productions to receive a fabulous treat!

Hope to see you all there, this is an event you wouldn’t want to miss so pack your cars full of loved ones and come spend the day with us!

Wedding Theme: PEACOCK

Hey there,

Jess here, bringing you another wedding theme. This time I’m doing another very popular theme this season and that is Peacock!!!!!!! It’s everywhere and the wedding ceremony is no exception! So here’s a little bit of inspiration to help you on your way.

Starting out again is a ring inspired idea, this one though is to keep the rings safely on their way to the bride and groom. Now along with adding feathers here and there, a good start to setting up your peacock themed wedding is to include deep jewel tones like this purple and and blue. Along with bright pops of teal and green!

Next up, a crazy idea for a dress! This first one is probably something you’ll want to stray away from. If you click on the link on my Pinterest you’ll actually find that its a designer gown made in China worth about 1.5…so unless you’re super rich or driven to recreate this yourself!! It’s just a fun dress to look at! On the wayyyy more conservative side, here’s a pretty gown that would fit the feathery theme, in a bit less dramatic way…but Gorgeous none the less! Now under that dress 😉 Something to be found and thrown possible! The garter!! This is super cute and simple but fits the theme perfectly! I think for this theme, its really all about the accessories and details…just accessorizing with a few feathers here and there says a lot! Next up is the makeup for the beautiful bride (and bridesmaids if you feel like sharing!) Stunning and not too over the top I think! Now onto probably one of my favorite parts! The shoes 🙂 These are just adorable and I’m sure I would get my moneys worth out of these bad boys…Leave the plain white stilettos at home and try these on for size!Now for the women that have been supporting you (hopefullY!) The whole way through. This is a beautiful color that is sure to pop on any skin tone and the dress would just really fall great on any body type because of the design with the ruching and such. . Keep in mind with this theme there are so many directions you can choose to go with color, like all black with bright peacock colored details or purples or greens. I just really think this shade would look great on everyone, and to all those blue eyed beauties, it will surely make your eyes  pop!

Here are a few cute flower ideas for the men as well as for any special ladies taking part in the wedding. These boutonnieres are gorgeous and have plenty of inspiration to give you an idea of what to create for your own special bouquet! The first is shown with a beautiful lilac colored Calla lily and the second , well to be quite honest I don’t know what each of those flowers are…but! Not to worry, I’m sure the florist you choose will have a much more professional flower eye than I do and can match that up for you! This next bouquet (again, I’m unsure of all the flower names…not to good with that! – but I have been told, it’s better to admit you don’t know than to make a fool of yourself making things up 😛 ) would make great aisle decorations, as shown in the photo as well as great center pieces. Hey!! I think I see dandelions in there! I know that  haha. To accompany any great centerpieces, this peacock detail is minimal but makes a great impact…just depending on how many guests you have…could get pricey (unless you have a personal stash of peacock feathers, and who knows…you might!!! You lucky duck!) One other way of doing it, although each guest won’t get their own feather to keep! I know I would take it, but anyway, you could do every other place setting, maybe something blingy on the odd ones. Very cute though either way. The charger is a gorgeous gold here, but I’ve also seen a very similar setting with an emerald coloured charger and it was fantastic. Now what fun are pretty chargers without pretty food to place on top of them! This cupcake is probably the cutest darn thing I’ve ever seen, and let me tell you…I have a LOVE for cupcakes! Not sure how plausible this would be for a HUGE wedding, that would be something for you and your cake baker to discuss, but I’m so on top of this idea! (Need to try this at home hehe) And this next idea is for a more traditional wedding with the actual cake. Either way, I’m thinking you won’t have very much for left overs! To cut the cake these are just a cute idea of little ways to add the theme throughout! And to finish with a toast! Some hand painted glasses that I’m sure your wedding party would be thrilled to take home and enjoy! P.S. Cute trick I’ve learned on Pinterest, dip the bottom of the glasses in chalkboard paint to be able to customize them!! Maybe not the most elegant idea for these but thought I’d share my wisdom with you for the day! Hope you enjoyed my little piece of wedding bliss! Happy Blogging all!!   Heide-OUT (follow Model Your Brand’s blog right here on word press and the “OUT” will make a bit more sense :P )

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