Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Wedding Day Wear


When I saw a bunch of my fellow blog buds do this yesterday, I had to join in. I mean how often do you have the excuse to show off what you wore on your wedding day? I guess since this is my blog and all I could do it when ever I wanted but you know what I mean.

I was engaged for a year and a half before I got married so a lot of time and energy went into planning. I was living in Florida and planning a decent sized wedding to be held in Pennsylvania. Joe and I both grew up in the Poconos and Joe is originally from New York so the majority of our friends and family were up there.

It was a beautiful and fun day but much of it was a blur. Thankfully we have tons of pictures and video to remember the day. If I had to do it all again- I may have opted to a destination wedding. At the time when I was 24 years old it was exactly what I wanted- lots of flowers, lots of people and way too much money.

Here's what I wore:


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My Dress was a custom made design for C C's Boutique in St. Petersburg, Florida


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My earrings, necklace and wedding band were all from Continental Jewelry in Tampa. I highly recommend the place. They custom made my earrings out of two different pairs, a set of diamond strands and a set of peridot studs. While my jewelry was a bit on the pricey side, I hope that the pieces will become heirlooms and my daughters will want to wear them on their wedding day. I also wore my grandmother's wedding ring on my pinky (she was way thinner than me) that is engraved with my grandparents intials and their wedding date 10/14/44. It was my something old and very special to me because my grandma had just past away the year prior.

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My shoes were from David's Bridal. I had them dyed a pale pink and glued mine and Joe's initials on the bottom for my something blue.

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Me dancing with my dad. This is one of the best pictures I have of my hair that day. This isn't exactly what I asked for but I loved how it turned out. The little bit on the bottom that is falling out is because I had my veil was clipped to the bottom during my ceremony.

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My beautiful bridemaids were all in Alfred Angelo dresses of their choosing as long as they were in that color.

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Aren't they the cutest? Alyssa and Ashleigh's dresses were custom from C C's like my dress and Paulie's suit was from JC Penney.

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I am linking up with Absolute Mommy and you should too!

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7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous!!! You were stunning!

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  2. Wow, what a gorgeous wedding! Love how you did your hair :)

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  3. I loved your dress and the colors of your wedding party! Absolutely gorgeous!
    Thanks for linking up!

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  4. Beautiful Bride, Beautiful Dress! I almost didn't realize it was you since in your other picture your hair is so much darker.

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  5. Beautiful bride!! Love the pictures and love your blog. Happy to follow you back!

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