In one of our favorite fashion editorials to date, we’re showcasing Ballet Bougie – a balletcore take on classic bridal fashion. Our Ballet Bougie wedding inspiration was captured in warm, vibrant images by KGC Photography and on film by the exceptional Megan Reeves. Newly restored The National, First National Center and breathtaking romantic florals by Tony Foss Flowers provided the perfect backdrop to showcase each unique look. Our bridal looks were provided by local bridal boutiques (see credits for each below) and complemented by glowing makeup and a variety of hairstyles from loose waves to sleek updos to a power pony (and more!) all by the talented Chelsey Ann Artistry. No bridal look is complete without a sparkling ring, and BC Clark has an incredible selection for any style as captured in these images. Our groom was suited to perfection by EM – formerly known as EVERYMAN. EM offers custom wedding suits, wedding suits for purchase in their store, and suit rentals perfect for groomsmen.
Bella Rose Edmond – Berta “Athens” Collection
This stunning gown by avant-garde wedding dress designer Berta features delicate floral and lace details. The modern deep V cut in both the front and back of the gown adds drama. In addition, the long sheer sleeves perfectly balance the dainty feel provided by the dress. Long, loose waves are the perfect complement to this romantic look!
Valentine Bridal – Custom Gown
We’re living for this ballgown made with romantic silk duchess satin by custom wedding dress designer Valentine Bridal. The dainty thin straps and intricate bodice pair perfectly with the dramatic volume of the dress. The bridal headband is the perfect modern accessory to complete this Ballet Bougie-inspired look!
Chantilly Bridal Studio – NEWHITE “Aceno” Gown
Have you ever seen a more romantic dress than this one-shoulder beauty? The textured organza + poly crepe draped gown with an asymmetrical bow is a showstopper. NEWHITES ’Wave’ collection embodies the flow of waves and the natural essence of beauty. The flattering silhouettes equally feature clean lines and delicate details.
La Mariée Boutique – Anne Barge “Alessandria” Gown
This classic chic ballgown features an arched straight neckline with exposed boning and an origami bow on the back bodice. Made of mikado, the gown also has a modern A-line skirt with a front slit and an extended train with buttons to the hem. Dress it up with feathered bridal gloves like these found at La Mariée Boutique!
Avari Bridal – Custom Design
We LOVE an outfit change for the reception, and this custom design by Avari Bridal is such a fun choice! The sparkly rhinestone straps pair perfectly with the dainty floral appliqués. The unique draped cape element in the back creates a perfect dress for dancing the night away!
See the BTS video captured by Megan Reeves here!