Yes, we are still here at JLM Couture! The last few weeks have been filled with dress fittings, castings, 2 new collections (yes- it’s true. You’ll hear much more about Lovelle and Ti Adora soon!) and all the glorious Bridal Market prep one could expect- so we apologize for being so silent! But we promise the time away was well spent on…
Gowns from Lazaro (his 20th anniversary was truly amazing. More photos to come very soon!), Jim Hjelm, Hayley Paige, Alvina Valenta, Blush, Tara Keely, Occasions, and Noir were on display this past weekend and we couldn’t be more excited to share them with you (and trust us.. there is so much more where this came from- but you’ll have to stay tuned!)
Finally! We are so excited to share with you some seriously amazing photos from our Bridesmaids Event with Bella Bridesmaid at the JLM Couture Boutique (thanks to Scott Clark Photo!) We hope you enjoy!
Our Bridesmaids Event Partner, Bella Bridesmaids LA!
Beautiful arrangments compliments of Eddie Zaratsian!
The Ladies of Details Details!
The most delicious desserts, thanks entirely to Fantasy Frostings!
Tasty bite sized hors d’oeuvres compliments of Taste of Pace!
Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5323
The JLM Boutique getting ready for the show to start!
E! TV personality Ashlan Gorse (looking stunning in Noir!), head Jim Hjelm Designer Francesca Pitera, and JLM Couture Director of Public Relations Erin Ax getting ready for the show!
Alvina Valenta style 9327
Alvina Valenta 9322
Alvina Valenta style 9332
Alvina Valenta style 9333
Noir by Lazaro style 3330
Noir by Lazaro style 3334
Noir by Lazaro style 3332
Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5331
Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5307
Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5329
JLM Couture Flagship Salon Director of Retail, Susan Keng with Harmony Walton of the Bridal Bar and Bella Bridesmaids LA Owner Trinh!
Wanting to see more dresses and event photos? Head on over to our Pinterest board JLM Bridesmaids Event!
You are invited to the first ever bridesmaids event at the JLM Flagship Salon. Please join us this Thursday, March 28th from 6-9pm along with head Jim Hjelm Occasions designer Francesca Pitera. We will also be having a runway show that will begin at approx. 7:30pm which will showcase the latest styles from the Spring 2013 collection!
We are excited to announce that there will be a special giveaway for a lucky bride to WIN 5 bridesmaids dresses of her choice, compliments of Bella Bridemaid LA! *All brides who RSVP will automatically be entered into the drawing, which will be picked at random. Winner must be present at the event.
The drybar will also be giving 5 complimentary blowouts to an additional 5 lucky ladies at the event!
Please submit all RSVP’s to PR@jlmcinc.com by Wednesday, March 27th to be included in the bridesmaids dress and drybar drawing.
Are you a bride who recently put her ladies in waiting in a JLM Couture designer? We want to hear from you! Submit your photos, inspirations and story here to be featured on the JLM Couture Real Weddings page!
Bridesmaids in Noir by Lazaro style 3227
Bridesmaids in Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5080
Bridesmaids in Alvina Valenta style 9947
Bridesmaids in Noir by Lazaro style 3237
Bridesmaids in Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5079
Since February is the month of love, and us being a bridal company and all- we wanted to showcase all of our amazing couples and their love stories that will sweep just about anyone off their feet. If you have an incredible story behind how you and your loved one met, fell in love, or even how he proposed- we want to hear it!
We will be accepting stories (and photos, of course!) starting TODAY. Send all the love and romance you have to firstname.lastname@example.org along with which gown you wore (or designer you will wear!) and the store you purchased it from by February 8th. The top 5 stories (to be picked by us JLM staffers) will be showcased right here on the Aisle Style blog starting on Sunday, February 10th with the winner being put on display on Valentine’s Day! The extra special treat? That lucky Valentines Day couple will win a $100 American Express Gift Card!
Yes, you read correctly! We are having a sample sale February 10th-12th and we can’t wait to see you!
There are few things that we here at JLM Couture love more than trunk shows, and making it easy for all our brides to find where they will be is a top priority to us!
For further information on the details below, please visit our trunk show listings.
Alvina Valenta Maids will be at Bella Bridesmaids in Shrevport, LA!
Alvina Valenta Bridal Collection will be at Arena Bridal in Shelby Township, MI!
Alvina Valenta Maids will be at Imaginations Bridal in Brookhaven, MS!
Alvina Valenta Bridal Collection will be at The Costal Knot in Shallotte, NC!
The Alvina Valenta Collection will be at Riziks in Washington, DC!
The Alvina Valenta Collection will be at Unbridaled in Austin, TX!
The Alvina Valenta Collection will be at Ellynne Bridal in Lincoln, NE!
Alvina Valenta Maids will be at Bella Bridesmaids in Scottsdale, AZ!
Jim Hjelm Bridal will be at Mon Amie Bridal Salon in Costa Mesa, CA!
Jim Hjelm Bridal will be at Ania Bridal Collection in Portland, OR!
Jim Hjelm Bridal will be at Hayden Olivia in Charolette, NC!
The Lazaro Bridal Collection will be at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset in Manhasset, NY!
The Noir by Lazaro Collection will be at La Belle Boutique in Jersey City, NJ!
The Lazaro Bridal Collection will be at Bridal Galleria in San Francisco, CA!
The Noir by Lazaro Collection will be at L’elite in Boston, MA!
Jim Hjelm Occasions
Jim Hjelm Occasions will be at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset in Manhasset, NY!
The Tara Keely Collection will be at Finery Boutique in Huntsville, AL!
The Tara Keely Collection will be at Pure English Couture in Virginia Beach, VA!
The Tara Keely Collection will be at Victorian Rose in Raleigh, NC!
Hayley Paige and Jim Hjelm Blush
The Hayley Paige and Jim Hjelm Blush Collections will be at Now and Forever Bridal Boutique in Houston, TX!
When it comes to Bridal Shows, Bridal Expo Chicago puts on one of the best! Just last week our designer gowns made an apperance on this windy city runway, and we were more than thrilled. Here are some of the highlights from the night!
It’s no secret that black bridesmaids dresses are becoming increasingly popular these days (and not to mention- so chic and totally classic). So we decided to round up our top 10 black bridesmaids dresses of the season! We hope you enjoy (and end up wearing one day!)
Alvina Valenta Bridesmaids, style 9333
Black dupioni soft fluted bridesmaid gown. Strapless neckline with architectural cascading and structured peplum at natural waist, asymmetrical seam placement throughout skirt.
Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5319
Black chiffon A-line bridesmaid gown, cross over draped V-neckline, empire bodice Black Chantilly lace cap sleeve and covered back. (you must take a peek at it!)
Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5307
Onyx crinkle chiffon A-line bridesmaid gown, curved gathered neckline, natural waist, racer back.
Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5308
Black textured linen A-line bridesmaid gown, V-neckline front and back, draped band at natural waist.
Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5332
Black textured linen over Mink lining strapless A-line bridesmaid dress, natural waist with gathered skirt.
Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5322
Black tulle over Black lining strapless A-line bridesmaid dress, draped bodice, gathered natural waist with Black and White basket weaved ribbon belt.
Noir by Lazaro, style 3331
Black laser cut lace cocktail dress, organza sweetheart bodice with spaghetti straps, flounce skirt.
Noir by Lazaro, style 3336
Black laser cut lace gown, black organza sweetheart bodice with spaghetti straps, laser cut lace peplum, A-line organza skirt.
Noir by Lazaro, style 3332
Black laser cut lace cocktail dress, black organza sweetheart bodice, pencil skirt. Belt sold separately.
Noir by Lazaro, style 3335
Black mikado trumpet gown with plunging V-neck halter, black horsehair ribbon with organza flower accent at waist.
Sketch by Jim Hjelm Designer, Francesca Pitera
Sketch by Lazaro
Sketch by Alvina Valenta designer, Jessica Williams
Sketch by Hayley Paige
We love getting festive this time of year! Which holiday sketch is your favorite? Comment with your answer of:
We will tally on Monday (Christmas Eve) and announce the winner!