Jul 29, 2009

Lookbook: Bridesmaid

My beautiful sister and her bridesmaids! I ended up getting my dress hemmed up but didn't get the hips slimmed (as I had mentioned in this post) so it ended up making me look kind of hippy but oh well, it didn't matter since it wasn't my day anyway :) However, Stephanie (the bridesmaid on my left) had her tailor take the pockets out and slim the sides so you can see the huge difference it made. So if you have the same problem with these dresses, you'll just have to decide if you want the pockets or not.

What We're Wearing:
Dress: J.Crew (Erica dress in Tea Rose)
Shoes: Victoria's Secret (T-Strap wedge)
Bride's Dress: Rivini
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The color of the dresses were totally perfect for the background. I absolutely love the colors in this picture, so vibrant! And thanks to my daddy for taking this picture for us. I pulled my hair into a side french braid and then wrapped the bottom into a low side bun and added the flower embellishment to the top of the bun. I hadn't planned on pulling all my hair back (I don't really like how I look with all my hair back) but with the weather being so hot, I knew I had to have it up so that's why I went with that.

My brother was doing the videography for the wedding (like he did for mine, click here to see our video) and his friend Kevin, who is an awesome photographer (who took these shots of J and I) came along to take pictures to help incorporate into the video. He took these shots of me and J so had to share them with you all.

Here's a great shot of my hair...
For the reception, I just let the bun go and had a side ponytail with the flower clipped to the top of the ponytail.

(KVW Photo)

And I love this one because Jen and Mark were stopping to take a few pictures with Punam after the ceremony and I was helping my sister change shoes or fix her hair or something like that and Jared sat down with my bouquet to wait for me. Kevin snapped this shot of the boys waiting for us and he said to me "Your husband is badass" It wasn't until I saw the picture that I knew what he meant. He does look pretty badass even with a bouquet of roses in his hand. haha!

This has to be my favorite picture of us, I think we laughed the entire time while we were getting ready so it was only fitting that we were laughing after the ceremony too.


Isn't my sister so gorgeous? The hair and makeup artist did such a fabulous job on her and she had this fabulous trick of curling her lashes with a spoon! My sister has gorgeous long lashes and they looked so good! Check out the first shot from Punam's blog, those are her real lashes!

If I didn't already have my dream wedding, I would have been entirely jealous of my sister's wedding because it was just perfect. Oh and can I just say how much I love my family? We can rock it out on the dance floor! If you haven't seen the post yet, Punam managed to get a shot of every single one of my family members on the dance floor, busting our crazy moves. My parents were the most adorable when they pulled out their little "dancing with the stars" dance routine. Everyone was like "Wow! Your parents can dance!" I couldn't stop smiling the whole night.

Jared and I have been so busy so haven't been able to edit our Mexico pictures yet. I decided that I won't be posting any of our pictures from the wedding. Mainly because I was there to support my sister and not to be her photographer. She already had two excellent photographers there that day anyway. J and I did take some pictures, but I feel that our pictures we took are for my family and for their memories and not for our portfolio. Some things are best left private you know? :)

With that said, I do love this shot I got at the reception. The lighting they brought in created such pretty colors! This was straight from the camera, no editing.
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I'm going to try to get the rest of the Mexico pictures up soon!

p.s. head on over to style.ish to check out our latest shoot, this time it's doggies!
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40 comments:

  1. Wow!!! you sister looks stunning!! and you are also great dear!! i love the color of your dress!! thanks for sharing you pictures!!

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  2. You all look gorgeous! Congrats to your family :)

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  3. Im so in love with everything about your sisters wedding, the dress color is perfect, HER dress is amazing, your hubby def myakes the badass list...all the laughing and fun and amazing colors...
    LOVE IT!!

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  4. Makes. Makes. Not myakes.

    I shouldn't be allowed to comment without coffee.

    Love youuuuxoxo

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  5. you look amazing! you all do...of course your sister looks like a movie star. yay! I really love the jcrew bridesmaid dresses...I wore one once for a wedding and then againg for another event...so versatile! the color of yours is gorgeous!!! I agree that it looks perfect against all that beautiful blue water.

    and thanks in advance for blogging about the giveaway!!

    xx

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  6. Such beautiful pictures. You guys all look so great! And your hubby does look badass in that picture. Awesome!

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  7. wow! everything about that is gorgeous! the colors, the dresses... love the photography from punam. i think it's hilarious about your husband being a badass...

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  8. so lovely...it makes me want to get married again!

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  9. Your sister looks amazing, in the beginning I thought it was you with the wedding dress!And your pink dresses are beautiful!I want to have my wedding by the beach too!

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  10. love the colors tiff! is your husband wearing dita beretta sunglasses? my husband has the same ones! and he does look pretty badass in them too! =)

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  11. Aww everyone looks great. I love the coral dresses. Nothing wrong with looking hippy. It's what makes a woman ;)

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  12. reese - so funny! good spot! he loves the ditas he has two pairs.

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  13. You guys look beautiful and I love your hair. That's actually kind of how I want to get my hair done for my friend's wedding next weekend, but my hair isn't long enough. Hopefully the wonderful stylist at Gene Juarez can work wonders on my hair.

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  14. You look stunning. The dress is such a great colour on you and your hair is so perfect in the pictures.
    The bride is also really beautiful.

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  15. I love these pictures. I love all of these pictures. Everybody looks fabulous, and your sister is suuuuuch a beautiful bride.

    The pinky hue of the dresses (and her bouquet) is perfection with the greenish-blue of the sea. I could look at the picture of you guys laughing all day- it makes me want to get married again!

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  16. Those pictures are lovely. Your sister looks beautiful.

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  17. Your sister looks stunning...I love all the bridesmaid outfits! I especially love your hair-I'm obsessed with braided hairstyles! :)

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  18. ah... what beautiful photos..... you look great in your dress.

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  19. You ladies look beyond fabulous! Love the side braid and the wedges!

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  20. you all look so beautiful!!! the colors are amazing, what a lovely wedding! I'm so glad that J's sunnies were identified because I was going to ask you...my husband would love those!!!

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  21. Aww you girls looked great! And I do love the color of the picture, it's so vibrant and fun :)

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  22. Your sister looks stunning and the dresses are super cute and I love the bright color. Perfect for the location. I love the way you dress turned out! You don't look hippy at all! Beautiful!

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  23. OMG these pics are gorgeous! I am so loving the color of those bridesmaid dresses, and y'all look so tan and beautiful. :) Merci for sharing!

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  24. beautiful!! I love the coral color dresses. I wore the same color dress as a bridesmaid last year for my friend's wedding.

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  25. Gorgeous!
    Those dresses look a lot like the dresses for Micaela's wedding in August. I am so excited to wear mine!

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  26. What great photos! Love the color! You dont' look "hippy" at all! Your hair is so cute, loves it! Congrats to your sister!

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  27. oh my goodness, all you girls looked STUNNING! I love that your sister chose such a bright bouquet to go with those beautiful dresses. Speaking of which, I was just about to purchase that same one from Jcrew (in yellow)--I'm so glad I got to see it on you; it looks fabulous!!

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  28. Omg you all look so fabulous! Love the color of your dresses, you are right that it's the perfect color for the setting. And damn, you've got a good looking hubby there hahah

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  29. Those are great bridesmaid dresses - I always love it when brides pick dresses that can be worn more than once!

    I'd take the chance of looking "hippy" if it means I get pockets!

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  30. awww it looks like such a fun wedding! i love flower in your hair!

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  31. I love love love those dresses! These shots are amazing...the beach and water in the back is so dreamy! Your hair was so beautiful and I loved it so much as a side pony! I often forget about that sneeky side pony and now I want to bring it back!

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  32. You all look gorgeous. Congrats!

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  33. the pictures are gorgeous
    and you all look so pretty in those dresses

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  34. Love it all! And no disrespect, but your hubby is hot! LOL

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  35. stunning...love the last photo where all of you guys were laughing...so natural

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  36. gorgeous wedding! I like your dress with the pockets better than the other bridesmaid, your waist looks much smaller with the illusion of wider hips ;)

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  37. You all look fab!

    And badass indeed :P

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