JLM Weddings

Real Brides

Zach and Kacey

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Lake Chelan, WA, United States
Our love story began on an online dating site, bringing together a TV News anchor from WA and a USAF Captain from NC. A fairytale Epcot Paris proposal led to a dream vineyard wedding, close to my childhood home. I knew I had to say “I do” in a Lazaro and said “yes to the dress” at Bridals by Lori. A severe wildfire season threatened the nuptials, but the hazy skies provided an ethereal backdrop for the big day. From flying in 100 peonies, to the dream dress and amazing vendors it truly was happily ever after.

Kacey wore Lazaro style 3251 purchased from Bridals by Lori in Atlanta, GA.

Nicole Conner Photography  http://nicoleconner.com
Karma Vineyards  http://www.goodkarmawines.com/home
Fluer de lis Floral & Event Design  http://lakechelanflowers.com

Marc and Danielle


Bronx, NY, United States
We love animals and being from The Bronx, knew that The Bronx Zoo would be our fairy tale wedding venue. We knew the moment we first visited the zoo that it was the perfect place to get married. We had a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony. Our reception and bridal party colors played on the peacock color scheme as the zoo is known to have roaming peacocks. Our wedding was more beautiful than we could have ever imagined it would be.

Danielle wore Jim Hjelm style 8416 purchased from Wedding Atelier in New York, NY.

Uplift Photography  http://upliftphotography.com/

Len and Kristen


Spring Lake, NJ, United States
We got married in a beautiful church in the historic beach town of Spring Lake, NJ. The weather was perfect for a Saturday in September. The reception followed at the Spring Lake Bath and Tennis Club, which had a tunnel to the beach. Everyone was surprised as our first dance turned into a choreographed Mambo and everyone was on their feet as we ended it with a back flip. The dress was more than I could imagine. We ended up doubling the belt to add a little extra bling.

Kristen wore Alvina Valenta style 9506 purchased from Country Way Bridal Boutique in Haddonfield, NJ.

Kristen’s bridesmaids wore Hayley Paige Occasions style 5368.

Hello Goregous Photography  http://www.hellogorgeousphotography.net

Spencer and Lindsey


Tampa, FL, United States
Spencer and Lindsey met through mutual friends and only after 3 months of dating, knew they’ve found the answer to their prayers: a life-long partner. Lindsey as the creative in the relationship, Spencer as the entertainer, they wanted their guests to feel and experience these passions from the gold foil invitations, to the midnight Taco Bell surprise snacks. The modern, but vintage, winter garden theme came to life after seeing their venue, a restored theatre. Lindsey fell in love with her dress after experiencing the emotion she felt when she knew her deceased grandmother would have chosen it.

Lindsey wore Jim Hjelm style 8214 purchased from The White Magnolia in Tamps, FL.

Elicia Bryan Photography  http://eliciabryan.com/
Lindsay Does Makeup  http://www.lindsaydoesmakeup.com/
Uliana Pakskina  https://salonlofts.com/uliana_pakskina

Alex and Christina


Rocky River, OH, United States
Our engagement: I was living in Philadelphia going to physician assistant school and we had planned a little weekend get away to Pittsburgh. Little did I know I would be leaving Pittsburgh engaged after over 6 years of dating!
Our wedding took place on a gorgeous summer day. We could not have asked for more perfect weather. When searching for venues we did not even know about this place, until I received a text from a friend! It was exactly what we wanted. Old school elegance with a southern vibe.

Christina wore Hayley Paige style 6358-Londyn purchased from Mimi’s Bridal Boutique in Ann Arbor, MI.

Full Bloom Photography  http://fbp-blog.com
Kayla Schneider (Full Bloom)  https://vimeo.com/135377158
Westwood Country Club  http://www.westwoodcountryclub.org

Peter and Katie

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Maryville , TN, United States
Peter and I met while we were working on a cruise ship. I was a dancer from England, he was an A cappella singer from the US. Three years after the ship I moved to America to start our new life together in Nashville, TN. Two years later, Pete proposed to me, surrounded by our families. The first thing I did was book an appointment at Marie Gabriel Couture as they had a Lazaro trunk show that weekend! The moment I saw this dress I knew it was the one. As I stepped into the dress, I fell in love.

Katie wore Lazaro style 3213 purchased from Marie Gabriel Couture in Indianapolis,IN.

Austin Gros  www.austingros.com
RT LODGE  www.rtlodge.com

Frank and Sherri


Montverde , FL, United States
As you walk through our wedding, at the beautiful Bella Collina, you couldn’t help but feel as if you were in Italy. The venue was perfect for out Italian wedding. Gifts of Tuscan infused olive oil were gifted to the guests, and each place setting had a little olive sprig on top of menus. Guests also enjoyed mini Italian desserts such as Tiramisu, mini Cannoli and dark chocolate espresso. Even our table numbers were named “Roma, Positano,” etc. We enjoyed every minute of our special day as it highlighted our love, our heritage and our future!

Sherri wore Hayley Paige style 6302-Leighton purchased from White Magnolia Bridal in Tampa, FL.

Kristen Weaver Photography  http://www.kristenweaverblog.com/
Nate & Lori  http://nateandlori.com/
Haute Bride  http://hautebride.com/

Kevin and Jennifer


Vancouver, Canada
Our November 7th wedding date marked the culmination of almost a decade together. In ten years Kevin and I grew from high school sweethearts to university graduates to new home owners and finally to Mr & Mrs. On a trip to New York city Kevin proposed in Central Park. We spent a year planning our perfect day and then invited our closest friends and family to come away with us to Vancouver. Despite a rainy day we had the most amazing time and to no one’s surprise left the next day for our honeymoon to Africa!

Jennifer wore Hayley Paige style 6358-Londyn purchased from Cameo & Cufflinks in Calgary, AB.

Matt Kennedy  www.mattkennedy.ca

Andrew and Amanda


Hamilton, Canada
My husband and I met on the football field at McMaster University, on the very first day of frosh week in 2006. We have spent nine incredible years together and finally tied the knot this past summer in Hamilton. From start to finish, our wedding day was truly magical; from seeing the emotions in my husband’s face as I walked down the aisle, to sharing our first kiss as husband and wife. We were so thrilled to share our special day surrounded by our loving family and friends.

Amanda wore Lazaro style 3410 purchased from L & J Bridal in Brampton, ON.

Mark Anthony Studios  http://www.markanthony.ca

Daniel and Alexandria

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Fort Wayne, IN, United States
Dan and I grew up in the Catholic Church so we had a very large and traditional Catholic Wedding. We had over 400 attendees – this included family, friends, fraternity brothers and sorority sisters. Our reception was at Pine Valley Country Club, where I grew up. The day went just as planned and everyone had a fantastic time. We would not change anything!

Alexandria wore Hayley Paige style 6413-Dori purchased from Marie Gabriel Couture in Indianapolis, IN.

GEM Photography  http://gemphotography.zenfolio.com

Matt and Alyssa

North Woodstock, NH, United States
We started dating in North Woodstock during Matt’s annual family vacation after a night out at the Woodstock Inn Brewery. Seven years later we were back in North Woodstock for Matt’s family vacation, and he proposed at our favorite spot on the river. When we began wedding planning we quickly realized we couldn’t imagine getting married anywhere other than where our story began. We exchanged vows at the base of Mount Moosilauke and held our reception at the Woodstock Inn Brewery. River was my dream dress, and the dress’ name confirmed we were meant to be.

Alyssa wore Blush by Hayley Paige style 1450-River purchased from Bridal Garden in East Greenwich, RI.

Alexandra Roberts  http://alexandraroberts.com/
Fleurish Floral Boutique  https://www.facebook.com/Fleurish-Floral-Boutique-110649838995673/?fref=ts
Salon 322  http://salon322.com/

Marco and Laura


queretaro, AL, Mexico
We always knew we wanted a wedding where we can have a blast. We got married in Queretaro ,Mexico in a beautiful church and the reception was in one of the oldest houses, Casona de los 5 Patios, in Queretaro that has lots of history in our Country. Our Wedding was perfect, lots of fun, and the best of it is that we had our favorite people in the world with us.

Laura wore Hayley Paige style 6413-Dori purchased from Sposa Mia in McAllen, TX.

Jessica Vargas  http://www.jessicavargasphoto.com
Fernanda Burr  http://www.gilbranriebeling.com
Purple Vintage Saloon  https://www.facebook.com/Purple-Vintage-Saloon-150908691688011/

Matthew and Samantha

Clearwater Beach, FL, United States
We started our wedding journey while I was finishing up my undergrad degree, 4 hours away from everyone. Needless to say it was a stressful few months of traveling. However it was all worth it. Our wedding day absolutely wonderful. We got married on the same beach Matt proposed, bringing our engagement full circle. We were so blessed to be surrounded by love and support from our many friends and family members.

Liz wore Blush by Hayley Paige style 1455-Catalina purchased from The White Magnolia in Tampa, FL.

Luxus Photography  http://lx-photography.com/
The Sandpearl Resort – Emily Olivieri  http://www.sandpearl.com/weddings/
Krislyn Rojas  http://blondeambitionband.com/

Joshua and Stephanie

Drumheller , Canada
Our wedding took place in a picture perfect white church on a beautiful, fall day in September. We had 200 guests join us to celebrate our love and matrimony. Alvina Valenta’s style 9410 wedding dress complimented our wedding day style perfectly.

Stephanie wore Alvina Valenta style 9410 purchased from Cameo and Cufflinks in Calgary, AB.

Amanda Wattenbarger  https://www.facebook.com/PhotoEleven/?fref=ts

Danny and Emily

Wailea, HI, United States
We wanted an intimate stress-free wedding and we knew the best way to accomplish that was to have a destination wedding. Maui was the perfect choice for so many reasons. Our 43 guests enjoyed a 3-day celebration at the gorgeous Andaz Resort, which begin with a welcome reception and ended with a farewell breakfast, equipped with a full rainbow backdrop. The main event took place on the Andaz lawns, with the ocean sunset framing the event to perfection. The location, our family, friends and every single wedding detail made this one of our best days!

Emily wore Jim Hjelm style 8214 purchased from Mon Amie Bridal in Costa Mesa, CA.
Pacific Dream Photography  http://www.pacificdreamphotography.com

Michael and Alisha

San Francisco, CA, United States
Our wedding was set at the beautiful San Francisco City Hall in Union Square, with Beaux-Arts architecture, that could take your breath away. The weather was cold for us, for the duration of the trip and yet strangely enough, the sun came out and it was absolutely glorious weather on the day of the wedding.

The reception was held at McCormick and Kuleto’s with PERFECT sunset views of the Bay Area. It was romantic and elegant yet fun and humbling. Surrounded by our loved ones, we were truly grateful to have such a day.

Alisha wore Hayley Paige style 6413-Dori purchased from Boca Raton Bridal in Boca Raton, FL.

Red Eye Collection  http://www.redeyecollection.com

Jesse and Cara


Holland, MI, United States
Jesse and I met in April 2013. My ride to Atlanta for the NCAA basketball national championship game fell through at the last minute. My cousin knew Jesse was planning on going around the same time and set it up for us to ride down together. We spent 6 hours in the car as complete strangers and from there we never looked back! Jesse proposed on Christmas day 2014. We got married on September 26th at the Felt Mansion in Holland, MI. Our family and friends traveled from all over to celebrate with us. It was the best day ever!

Cara wore Blush by Hayley Paige style 1450-River purchased from Couture Closet in La Grange, KY.

Cara’s Bridesmaids wore various Jim Hjelm Occasions styles.

Jenn Marie Photography  http://www.jennmariephoto.com
Merci Beaucoup Floral Design  http://www.mercibeaucoupfloral.com
White Dress Events  http://www.whitedressevents.com

Carson and Jennifer



Dallas , TX, United States
Carson and Jennifer hate going to traditional weddings — they’re typically pretty boring to them. So, when it came time to plan their own they made sure to be true to themselves and give all of their guests a rockin’ good time. Gold glitter, pure white floral, walking down the aisle in Hayley Paige to Van Halen’s cover of Pretty Woman, a cover band wearing mullet wigs, a cupcake tower dusted with gold all in the gorgeous House of Blues Dallas…it was everything a non-traditional wedding should be – FUN!

Jennifer wore Hayley Paige style 6315-Guindon purchased from Stardust Celebrations in Plano, TX.

Nine Photography  http://www.ninephotography.com
House of Blues Dallas  http://www.houseofblues.com/dallas
Stephanie Nelson Hair & Makeup  http://www.stephanienelsonmakeupandhair.com

Brian and Ashleigh


Highlands Ranch, CO, United States
Guests could find details of Ashleigh and Brian in everything — from the rustic, outdoor setting with glamorous, vintage details. Ashleigh and Brian wanted their wedding to feel like a fancy family BBQ with great food and a great party…and that’s exactly what they got. But the moment that stood out to Ashleigh and Brian more than any other moment during the celebration was when they were able to see each other for the first time.


Ashleigh wore Lazaro style 3415 purchased from The Bridal Collection in Centennial, CO.

Ashleigh’s bridemaids wore Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5424.

RebeccaMarie Photography  www.rebeccamariephotography.net
Isabelle Kline Design  www.isabelleklinedesign.com
Highlands Ranch Castle  highlandsranchmansion.com

David and Lindsey


Steamboat Springs, CO, United States
Since we met, Steamboat, CO has always held a special place in our heart. Given that, we knew it was where we should marry. The scenery was unbelievable and the day everything we had been dreaming of. I knew my dress was the one from the minute I tried it on. A bit unexpected for the location, but so very “me.

Lindsey wore Jim Hjelm style 8315 purchased from De Ma Fille in Fort Worth, TX.

Doug Treiber Photography  www.DougTreiber.com
Lindsey Grannis  www.weddingsinsteamboat.com
Mannequin  www.mannequintheband.com

Edward and Angela


Coral Gables, FL, United States
We wanted an over the top formal wedding. We were both in graduate school on opposite sides of the country for 75% of our relationship and this was our big night. We had family and friends from all over the country. We were all about glitz and glamour and it was the night of our dreams!

Angela wore Hayley Paige style 6315-Guindon purchased from White Magnolia in Tampa, FL.

Katie Lopez Photography  http://katielopezphotography.com

Kevin and Rebecca


Dobson, NC, United States
5-2-15 was picture perfect on every level–sunny, 75, and the most gorgeous sunset gracing the NC Yadkin Valley skyline. Rebecca & Kevin were the first couple to be wed at Shelton Vineyards in NC as this was an important location in their love story. Rebecca, a native NC belle, & Kevin, an OH transplant, wanted their wedding to be outdoors, intimate amongst their closest friends & family, and one big party—which is exactly what they accomplished! The ceremony was held over a pond on the vineyard & the reception immediately followed in a beautifully decorated tent overseeing the lush vines.


Rebecca wore Hayley Paige style 6350-Carrie purchased from Hayden Olivia in Charlotte, NC.

Old South Studios  www.oldsouthstudios.com
Shelton Vineyards  www.sheltonvineyards.com
Who’s The Fairest  http://www.whosthefairest.biz/

Thomas and Kristin


Narragansett, RI, United States
Kristin and Thomas both attended The Ohio State University. They met Junior year when Tom became Kristin’s neighbor & their friendship turned in to an amazing relationship. They moved to his home state of Rhode Island after graduation & a few years later they were engaged! They had a small church wedding with 90 people attending. The reception was held at one of the most unique locations, The Towers, which is a historic brick building built over a road and overlooks the beautiful Narragansett beach. They couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day!

Kristen wore Blush by Hayley Paige style 1255-Maple purchased from Bridal Garden in East Greenwich, RI.

Kristen bridesmaids wore Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5257

Melissa Rabbitt  http://www.melissarabbittphotography.com/?page_id=36

Adam and Kelly


Notre Dame, IN, United States
We met in college. I went to Saint Mary’s College and Adam went to the University of Notre Dame, across the street. It only seemed natural that our wedding be where we met, fell in love, and our love story began. Our ceremony was in a chapel in the dorm I lived in on Saint Mary’s campus, and our reception was in a ballroom on the campus of Notre Dame. It was an elegant affair with a touch of sparkle through our jewelry, centerpieces, candles, and lighting. It was beautiful, emotional, and magical.

Kelly wore Hayley Paige style 6315-Guindon purchased from Bella Bianca in Chicago, IL.

Kelly’s bridesmaids wore Jim Hjelm Occasions style 5424

Josephiney Photography  http://www.josephineyphotography.com/
Morris Inn  http://morrisinn.nd.edu/
MichaelAngelos Events  http://michaelangelosevents.com/