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Win A SIGNED Copy of The Knot!

   We are absolutely delighted and honored to have Lazaro style 3456 on the cover of the Winter 2014 issue of The Knot! Looking to get your hands on a signed copy? You’ll want to read on…

We will be giving one lucky winner a personalized copy signed by Lazaro himself! To enter, strike the cutest pose you know with a copy of the magazine and post to your Instagram or Twitter account! OH! And don’t forget to hashtag #tieTheKnotinLazaro. The most creative photo will win!

Be sure to follow us on Instagram:

@LazaroBridal

@JLMCouture

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Photos courtesy of The Knot

 

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Jim Hjelm Spring 2015 Trunk Show

Thrilled to be having our first Spring 2015 trunk show at the JLM Couture Flagship Salon this weekend, starting with Jim Hjelm! Take a peek at some of the new styles designed by Hayley Paige:

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Please call 424.249.3909 or visit us online at here to make your appointment!

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Newest Bridesmaids Styles from Occasions!

The Fall 2014 bridesmaids collection, Jim Hjelm Occasions is officially live! Sit and peruse through several new styles and color shades just in time for your upcoming wedding!

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Styles 5474 (left) and 5453 (right)

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Hayley Paige at Bridal Expo Chicago

We are so thrilled to be sharing with you these gorgeous photos from Bridal Expo Chicago, compliments of Just Love Me Photography and Design! Our very own Hayley Paige was in attendance and looking quite darling thanks to Tamara Hair + Make Artistry! Huge thank you to Bridal Expo Chicago and all the beautiful brides-to-be!

Visit our list of Hayley Paige Chicago retailers here.


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Hayley Paige Wedding Dresses and Bridal Gowns

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ti adora by Alvina Valenta now live!

We are so excited to announce that our new Fall 14′ ti adora by Alvina Valenta collection is now live on jlmcouture.com! Which one is your wedding day favorite?

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Navy Bridesmaids Dresses

We’re not sure if you noticed (wink wink!), but we’re pretty much loving all things navy this season. The Fall 2014 Jim Hjelm Occasions bridesmaids collection was filled with beautiful navy laces and chiffon’s. Which would you choose to wear?

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Yes, that’s a romper. And it’s style 5458

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Fall 14′ Bridal Market!

Have you been following along on Instagram (@JLM_Couture) with all of our most recent Fall 2014 Bridal Market updates? If not, here are some of our bridal highlights! Full collections will be up on jlmcouture.com soon, we promise.

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Hayley Paige style 6451 (Miss Gigi)

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, all! Among the flowing colors of green in the JLM Couture offices today, we’re putting a spotlight on some of favorite Jasper colored bridesmaids dresses, courtesy of Jim Hjelm Occasions! Which would you most love to wear? Place your vote on our Instagram page!

 

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New Lazaro Ad Images now LIVE!

Have you taken a peek at the new Lazaro ad campaign? You can even feast your eyes on some new darling Noir by Lazaro images that we are just smitten with. Hoping you love as much as we do!

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Our Valentine’s Day Love Story Winner!

And our Valentine’s Day winners are…(drum roll)….

Kelley & Troy!

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We melted over this story and the lengths Troy went to to make this perfect for Kelley. They are our 2014 Valentine’s Day Love Story winners!

THE PROPOSAL

“Troy surprised me, {yes i really had no idea} with the most AMAZING trip to Chicago so that he could propose to me under “the bean” AKA Cloud Gate; a magnificent mirrored sculpture in millennium park. This proposal and entire trip was ridiculously planned- down to all the details and moments. Troy is NOT a planner by any means and this is what made the whole thing that much more special.

Chicago was and is “our special city” the tip we had taken there the year before was simply magical, we had gone through a lot that year and the trip had us falling in love all over again. We both were in love with the architecture, food, beer, people, the walk-ability of the city, the atmosphere, art…everything!

I came home from work on a Thursday in May 2012 and he told me to pack my bags he had a surprise planned ( he had spoken to my boss and gotten me a few days off, which I didn’t know). He gave me a list of what to pack and the next day at 2pm we were in Chicago. I couldn’t contain myself with excitement. Troy was very cute, he seemed so organized and a little nervous. After we checked into the same hotel wed had been the year prior, he told me to get ready, he laid out an outfit for me and ran to get me my favorite lunch. We took a cab to millennium park, as an art lover this was amazing to me. Troy and I are not ones that like to have the spotlight or have all eyes on us. We walked over to the “bean” and there were people ALL over the place. As soon as we got under the beautiful structure he dropped to a knee(everyone was watching but he (and I ) didn’t care. He told me that I was his best friend and the woman of his dreams, that he saw himself with me and our kids when he looked into the future..I couldn’t believe what was happening it was the most romantic thing I’d ever experienced.

 

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The next few moments were pretty much a blur, especially once I saw the most amazing ring he pulled out of his pocket, that he had custom designed for months. I was shaking and saying oh my god oh my god. I few moments later a man walked over and was taking our photo, I soon realized and him and Troy were talking. He hired a photographer to capture the moment he proposed, something completely out of his comfort zone but Troy knew how important this moment was and wanted it captured for me!

Then we went all over the city for the most unforgettable engagement photo shoot, seeing sights that we would never see otherwise. After, we went for a romantic candle lit dinner.  The day after the best day EVER (the proposal day) Troy had more surprises- he had gotten us practically dugout seats to a Cubs game! Needless to say it was the best Chicago trip of our lives!

The weekend before the engagement trip Troy told me he was going up to Orange County to visit a friend. I had no clue he actually flew up to northern California, where I’m from to surprise my parents and ask for their blessing. Needless to say he had it already since wed been together over 5 years; but he planned out the trip with my best friend to surprise my parents at their favorite restaurant. My best friend and her husband and plans to go to dinner with my parents to celebrate mother’s day weekend. (My mom is like a mother to my BFF). They drove almost 2 hrs to the airport to pick up my guy and brought him to the restaurant. My parents were so shocked and surprised to see Troy, who had flowers for my mom and a Tiffany bean necklace to commemorate where we would get engaged the next week- he also told her of the silver beans meaning, new beginnings. He also showed them the custom ring he designed and explained that the sapphires symbolized eternal love. They were in tears. The kicker was my mom was flying out the next morning to meet me for our annual mother’s day weekend trip. We met in Las Vegas for a spa weekend and she said it took all she had to not spill the beans J I will never forget our engagement weekend as long as I live it was easily one of the best weekends of my life!”

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Kelley made an absolute stunning Tara Keely real bride! She looked beautiful in style 2052!

Thank you to all of our brides and brides to be for entering! We look forward to hosting again next year!

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