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7 Tips For Stress-Free Bridesmaid Dress Shopping


Shopping for bridesmaid dresses can get a bit chaotic if you’re not prepared. To help you out, I’ve made a list of things you should know before you start the process. This list is in no particular order, but trust me: just follow them all and you will be a stress-free bride! (Although I must say number 5 on the list is vitally important.) If you follow these tips, you’ll be celebrating with a few glasses of champagne after a successful day!


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Model Teresa Moore Ties the Knot in Hayley Paige!


Teresa Moore who formerly modeled for JLM Couture has recently married, wearing the most beautiful bridal gown designed by the amazingly talented, Hayley Paige. How breathtaking does she look? I had the pleasure of speaking with Teresa to find out some wedding details!


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New York Bridal Fashion Week Celebrations!!!

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After a tremendous New York Bridal Week, we wrapped it up with dancing and a few glasses of champagne at two of the most fabulous parties of the year! Our three designers and the JLM team rocked it at Martha Stewarts Weddings party to the theme of the night “Come Shine With Me”, we had a sparkletastic time! We then made our way to the 5th Anniversary of the Knot Gala, which took place one of the most iconic buildings in Manhattan, The New York Public Library. As you will see from the below pictures, we had the most fun!


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JLM Couture Bridal Gown Trends for Spring 2016!

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Our fabulous in-house designers Hayley Paige, Jessica Williams and Lazaro Perez have stunned the industry with their striking collections for the upcoming season. Just two weeks ago they showcased their exquisite Spring 16′ collections on the runway for New York Bridal Week. Below, I will go through some of the hottest trends and get you excited for whats to come!


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Lazaro Instagram Contest Winner Revealed!

Jessica Baron was the lucky winner of the #OnTheRunwayWithLazaro Instagram contest. The contest was open to all Lazaro brides or brides-to-be who were asked to post a photo of their Lazaro shopping experience and the winner would win a trip to the JLM Runway Show in New York City! The lovely Jessica from South Carolina had entered the competition posting this photo of her shopping in the beautiful store, London & Lace. Look at how happy and gleaming she is shopping for her Lazaro gown!


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“La Flor” a peek into Lazaro’s Spring 16′ Collection

As the Spring 16’ Collection is upon us Lazaro is giving us a few sneak peaks to keep us in suspense while we wait for the launch of his new and most fabulous collection. This season Lazaro is taking a spin on soft pastel pallets mixed with floral prints- a dreamy combination a Spring bride will be sure to fall in love with!! Below the sneak peek shows us the wondrous floral beading on a luscious pastel tulle.

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77 Questions with Hayley Paige

Watch the lovely Hayley Paige answer 77 rapid questions on interesting and funny topics from wedding tips to why she loves Unicorns!The interview consisted of  7 categories with 11 questions in each category as she got married on July 11th.

Check out the magical pictures from the day by clicking on the popular Instagram hashtag #thankheavenforseveneleven. The video even gives us insight to her new Spring 16 collection which will be launched on the runway this weekend!!

Happy watching!!

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Top 10 Bridal Gowns by Alvina Valenta

In this post I spoke with our very own in-house designer Jessica Williams about her brides favorite Alvina Valenta gowns. Alvina bridal gowns are designed by Jessica and hand-crafted here in New York City (believe it or not!).  These breathe-taking gowns are known for their iconic elegance, dreamy romance, chic modernity and luxurious fabrics and details- which you see in the pictures below!  Let’s go find out what the Top 10 Alvina Valenta gowns are and how Jessica describes them!

Let the countdown begin….


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A Mix Made In Heaven?

Matching bridesmaid’s dresses is a timeless tradition but for those who want to put a modern twist on their wedding might want to engage in the one of the latest trends of mix and matching dresses. It’s difficult to find one color and style that everyone will feel fabulous in so why not have your bridesmaids looking extraordinary in an individual figure-flattering silhouette. There has been mixed thoughts on the trend but our JLM Couture brides below prove that this is a trend that works.

A cashmere palette of gowns in various lengths and necklines.

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Who said white is only for the bride? From sweetheart to halter to V neck- they have all the necklines!

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Indigo with lace on each gown style.

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Various gown styles in beautiful soft blush tones.

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Pretty in Primrose lace.

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A merlot melody of necklines.

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Add a pop of color to your bridal party!

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Hayley Paige Hits 100K Instagram Followers!!

Hayley Paige is taking the Instagram world by storm! A tremendous day here at JLM Couture where our very own designer, Hayley Paige has hit 100K followers on Instagram. Her wonderful inspiring Instagram gives us glimpses into her day-to-day life as a bridal gown designer. Lets take a look at some of her most noteworthy Instagram’s to date…

Also, check out her Fall 15 behind the scenes video here!

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A throwback to her very first Instagram, whats a better first gram than New York City? Funnily her mom was her first follower!

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Hayley keeps vibes alive and rocking among her models backstage!

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Starting from sketch, Hayley shows her followers beautiful illustrations of her newest bridal gown collections.

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A wardrobe full of her luscious gowns..

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No Instagram is complete without a back photo right? Look at that attention to detail.

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She often shares a special moment from the big day of Hayley Paige brides.



Her Instagram will also brighten up your Monday morning..

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She shows us where the magic office full of inspiration!

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Words cant justify this electric daydream… #thankheavenforseveneleven is the hashtag used on all of her wedding day Instagram’s-the special date they tied the knot!



A close up of one of three wedding dresses she wore for her big day!

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We just cant get enough of her wedding day Instagram’s! Romance at its very finest <3

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If you are not already following Hayley on Instagram- you must join in on the magic and sparkle of @misshayleypaige. I promise, it will add glimmer to your Instagram feed!



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