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What Is the First To-Do After Getting Engaged? #AskDes

Happy Wedding Planning Wednesday to you! It’s that time where I tackle your wedding planning questions, big and small. I hope you’ve all been having a wonderful week! Last Thursday was a big day for the Siegfried family because, believe it or not, our sweet Asher turned one years old! That’s right! Our little guy now has… Read more

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Find Your Boho Bliss With this Barefoot Engagement Celebration

Stay wild, gypsy [bridal] child! That’s what we have to say have after seeing this Poconos bohemian engagement celebration. From start to finish, it is the epitome of bohemian magic with a custom designed, flowy open-back dress, one-of-a-kind styled jewelry, lush green florals, geode-inspired cupcakes, a unique translucent stationary suite, AND a lace tepee. But what’s… Read more

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A Fantastical Woodsy Shoot for the Whimsical at Heart

Magical things can happen, even at the last minute! This engagement shoot was put together at the day before but the results are still absolutely exquisite! It’s probably because of the love between these two–it comes through every single frame in the most organic way possible. AND those lovely details, like the glowing bursts of… Read more

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Get Fun, Personal Photos with a Date Activity + Engagement Shoot

If “I’m ready for my close-up” is something you’ve NEVER said, then a date activity meets engagement photo session might be for you! This new photography trend is about capturing candid, personal photos. Forget having to worry about posing and “smizing”–all you’ll need to do is have a great time with your guy doing something… Read more

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This Engagement Session is a Summery Fairy Tale

A shimmery blue gown. Roses. A horse. Is this an engagement session or were we somehow transported into the pages of a fairy tale book? All we can say is that this couple is definitely living out their happily ever after by combining their styles into one shoot. The groom, Dale, has a lot of… Read more

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This Outdoor Engagement Session is a Fashionista’s Dream

This bride and groom! For their engagement session, they looked like they’d stepped out of a blog for celebrity couples’ fashion. We love how they rocked two levels of style: their first outfits were dramatic glam (Her lace two-piece set! His vest and pants ensemble!) and their seconds ones were edgy casual (Check out her… Read more

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How to Style Engagement Photos Around Your Neighborhood

When we first saw these engagement photos, they reminded us of a still from a Wes Anderson movie. They seemed to tell a story–and a compelling one at that! Then we realized the entire session was shot in a run-of-the-mill neighborhood. Somehow, though, they transported us into a very cool and very fashionable narrative. And… Read more

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5 Tips for Epic Engagement Photos

We all want make-you-gasp engagement photos. After all, they’re images designed to reflect your love and that, of course, is epic indeed. But how do you get all the crazy, awesome, exciting, quirkiness that makes up the two of you into a series of photos? Read on, dear bride! We have industry insider tips here… Read more

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Obsessed with Backless Wedding Gowns? Then This is for You

The backless wedding gown trend has swept bridal salons and for good reason! It’s unexpected, slightly sexy, and oh so romantic. If you’ve fallen for this gorgeous look, then this article is for you, bridal fashionista! No time to read but need some backless wedding gown quick fixes? Scroll to the bottom to shop open… Read more

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4 Money Saving Tips for Magazine Worthy Engagement Photos

This “Catch the Train” engagement session is all kinds of pretty (and not just because the couple is so attractive!). Why? Because it hits all the right aesthetic and emotional notes. That might sound like a tall order but it isn’t as hard as it seems. With these tips, you can get breathlessly beautiful engagement… Read more

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