#AskDes: How Do I Pick My Wedding Colors?
Why hello! Welcome! It’s that time where I answer all the wedding planning and styling questions that you submitted on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. This past week, I’ve been working with the DHB team and setting up our brick-and-mortar studio space. As we put up my desk, designing tools, and my wedding gowns,… Read more
Trending Alert! Marble is Taking Over 2018 Wedding Decor
Marble is not only a hot commodity in home decor; you can now work this trend into all aspects of your wedding decor for a modern and clean look! We are loving the mix of mesmerizing white with veins of gold and gray in everything from name cards to photo backdrops. When paired with metallics,… Read more
How To Choose Your Bridal Party
It’s National Best Friends Day! In honor of that, we’re tackling bridal party selection to help you make sure the right people are standing by your side as you tie the knot. Here’s to finding your perfect #bridalpartysquad! The size Generally speaking, a bridal party is comprised of four attendants. Of course, that guideline is… Read more
Everything You Need to Know About Hair Extensions Before Your Wedding Day
#mermaidwaves, #rapunzelhair, #hairenvy….it’s safe to say that we all have a fixation with beautiful locks–especially for special events and weddings. But forget stressing about your hair growing out for your bridal day. You can get long, luscious hair the week of your nuptials! How? Hair extensions! I recently got extensions at Chromatique Salon and found out… Read more
DIY Your Wedding Photo Booth
Smile! Every wedding can use a photo booth. It’s a fun way for your guests to interact, get a little goofy, and walk away with a memento from your special day. While you can rent a photo booth from a company, you can also DIY one to both save money AND give your reception a… Read more
How Do I Save Money on My Wedding Flowers? #AskDes
Hello, lovely bride-to-be! Welcome, welcome. This is my column where I answer the wedding planning and styling questions you submitted online using the hashtag #AskDes. Anyone ready for summer? I certainly am and it finally seems like Seattle is as well. The rain and clouds have dissipated and the skies are clear and the sunshine… Read more
Get the “Markle Sparkle” For Your Wedding Day!
How beautiful was the royal wedding? It was such a fairy tale and we loved every moment! Meghan Markle was absolutely beautiful, from her chic gown to her long veil to her glowing complexion. Seriously, what is it about her? She’s always radiating such natural beauty–so much so that magazines have started calling it “The… Read more
How I Would Style the Leah Gown
Talk about pure elegance! The Leah gown is fashion-forward sophistication with its sheer bodice, fitted silhouette, and V-straps. With its lace and stunning neckline, this dress is 360 degrees of beauty and beguilement. It strikes the perfect balance between classic elegance and alluring romance. One of my favorite details is how the floral lace looks… Read more
How Do I Create a Custom Wedding Hashtag? #AskDes
Hey there! It’s Wednesday which means I get to answer the wedding planning and styling questions you submitted on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. Speaking of social media, did you know that Desiree Hartsock Bridal has its own IG (you can see it by clicking here)? It’s a pretty little corner of the interwebs… Read more
Which DH Gown Would Meghan Markle Wear to the Royal Wedding?
Princess Diana wore a bridal gown by David and Elizabeth Emanuel. Duchess Kate wore Alexander McQueen. And soon-to-be wife of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, is wearing (drum roll please!–or should we say, royal trumpet salute?)…the Camille gown by Desiree Hartsock Bridal! Okay, okay, so she isn’t actually wearing the Camille but royal weddings always stir… Read more