Coming of Age
Wedding Day Beauty at Every Age
Photography by Keith Cephus
Fashion Coordination and Styling by Kim Wadsworth
Something beautiful to wear waits for every bride.
Feminine, flirty and full of charm.
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"Wendy" strapless silk organza ball gown with laser cut floral skirt, pearl and bead embellished waist $3,675 Alyne. Jeweled art deco hair pins $30 each. Both from Ava Clara. 18K white gold earrings with 1.56 ctw diamonds $5,990; SmartPearl lariat necklace $249. Both from Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge. Purple bouquet of stock, statice, dianthus, alium, lisianthus, mums, Madame Pompadour orchids, heather, liatrice tied with Love Knots ribbon from Palette of Petals.
Strapless pleated bodice and full tulle ball gown skirt with crystal detail and buttons down the back $1,399 Allure. Pearl floral comb $239 by Ellen Henderson. Both from All the Rage. Imperial sparkle earrings $169 from Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge. Polka Dot Pinwheel $6. Msapple.etsy
Grown Up Chic:
Spice it up with gowns that dazzle.
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Strapless sweetheart neckline gown embellished with pearl and crystal waistband; satin finish with pockets $1,999 by ACE from All the Rage. Cathedral length tear drop veil $225 by Bianca from All the Rage. 48' multi strand pearl necklace $439 and Imperial pearl "off the cuff" bangle $89. Both from Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge. Pink and coral roses, green hydrangea, kale, Hypericum berries, Berzelia and rosemary from Palette of Petals.
Thai silk one-shoulder fit and flare accented with silk organza flowers on skirt and shoulder $3,490 by Modern Trousseau; wrapped fascinator with silk organza flower $250 by Sara Gabriel. Both from Ava Clara. 14K white gold south sea pearl and diamond pendant on cable chain $2395. 18K white gold 1.56 carat diamond post earrings $5,990. Both from Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge. Sleek hand-tied bouquet of Calla Lilies from Palette of Petals.
Luxe Be a Lady Tonight:
Sophisticated to perfection
Bridal beauty wearing asymmetrical fitted drop waist, with crystal embellished halter, pickup skirting with crystal accents $1925 by Pronovias with tulle wrap from Maya Couture. Two carat diamond hoops earrings $3,749 from Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge.
Mother of the Bride is stunning with one shoulder icy blue chiffon gown, pleated sash and brooch detail $209 by Bari Jay from Maya Couture. Blister gray pearl earrings $289 and Imperial pearl bangles $89 each. All from Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge.
Classic silhouettes with timeless appeal.
Bridal elegance wearing hand cut floral lace gown in latte $1,499 by Allure. Maribou feather stole $149 from Alfred Angelo. Both from All the Rage. Pearl bracelets $89 each; Imperial sparkle dangle earrings $169. Both from Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge.
Mother of the bride radiates joy wearing plum chiffon V-neck with satin bodice a floral waist detail $190 by Bill Levkoff from Maya Couture. South sea and diamond earrings $3,495. Either Ore Jewelers Strawbridge.
Fashion Coordination and Styling
Kim Wadsworth| WadsworthStyle.com
Assistant Fashion Coordinator and Stylist
Keith Cephus| KeithCephus.com
Chelsea Jordan|Chelsea Styles for BridesMade| WadsworthStyle.com
Vania O'Shea and Kim Wadsworth|BridesMade| WadsworthStyle.com
Manicures from The Flowering Almond Spa at Founders Inn and Spa| FoundersInn.com
Cookie Dabney, Diana Ramos and Pyper Ribble| Splash Models| Splashmodel.com
In the heart of historic Southeastern Virginia, The Founders Inn and Spa embraces both traditional and cosmopolitan luxury, providing a tranquil urban oasis with the Virginia Beach resort destination. The hotel features captivating Grand Georgian and period antique furnishings. A well-manicured English garden centered among 26 landscaped acres surrounds the buildings; the spacious interior- 240 generous guest rooms, wide hallways, high ceilings, a natural light atrium- imbues a sense of space and efficiency. The peaceful Flowering Almond Spa offers signature treatments including massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, and wraps. This beautiful venue welcomes weddings, offering facilities and amenities to fit the needs of every bride and groom. FoundersInn.com
Our thanks to Jean Vinson and the gracious staff of The Founders Inn for extending their gracious hospitality and professional service to us during our photo shoot.