Nicole (who wore Tara Keely style 2917) and Christopher were married on a chilly February Sunday at the legendary Cà d’ Zan mansion (part of the Ringling Brothers museum) in Sarasota, FL. The mansion, known as “the last of the Gilded Age mansions”, reflects all the romance and decadence of Venetian Gothic architecture. “I loved how the look of our location made it seem like we were in some other country.” (more…)
It was a beautiful ceremony! We were married in Nevada’s oldest Catholic church, so it felt special to be surrounded by such history while saying our vows in front of our family and friends. My Godmother played the organ and I was so excited to walk down the aisle in my beautiful Alvina Valenta gown. I felt amazing. Luke’s in the Army, so we started our new life together with a kiss under the ‘saber arch’. (more…)
For the first time, JLM Couture is letting the public go behind the scenes at their photo shoots, runway shows, and design meetings. In this series we’ll show you a glimpse of the inspiration and collaboration that goes into creating a successful collection and campaign. You’ll see the gowns evolve from sketch to runway, to gracing the pages of magazines, to finally making their debut in select bridal salons worldwide.
First up… the Jim Hjelm Occasions photo shoot. This shoot takes place over the course of three days in New York City, and is the result of weeks of preparation. Watch as our dedicated team of talented artists and stylists transform an empty studio into one of the most recognized ad campaigns in the industry. Take a peek behind the scenes at the Occasions shoot, and be sure to check back for updates on our upcoming Spring 2011 collection!
Shown in ivory, the luxuriously embroidered net gown features a curved neckline and empire bodice with a crystal motif, while tiered chiffon ruffles cascade down an A-line skirt ending in an elegant sweep train.
Dubbed “Retro Glam” by The Knot’s Carley Roney, this gown combines vintage elegance with modern glamour, making it a favorite among Lazaro fans.
I can honestly say that my wedding gown found me… my wedding gown was the first and only dress I tried on. The minute I had it on I just knew “this was the dress for me”. The luxurious fabric and delicate embroidery was so unique, yet had a traditional look with a modern edge to it. I can only describe it as “romantic” and that became the theme for my wedding. (more…)