Category: Lauren’s Wonderland

Texas Meets California at the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

Fashion Designer and Lifestyle blogger Lauren Elaine checks in to the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn in Los Olives, CA

Hot of the heels of our amazing Houston, Texas trunk show, and dreaming of another getaway to my favorite home away from home, I’m sharing a look at our recent stay at the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn.  A true Santa Ynez Valley (SYV) superfan, I’ve already shared a slew of recommendations for this magical

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Inside the Lauren Elaine Style Suite Houston Trunk Show

An inside look at the Lauren Elaine Bridal Style Suite Trunk Show event in Houston, Texas

This weekend we’re in Houston, TX hosting a fabulous trunk show event at our pop-up Style Suite Houston! Our newest arrivals are here, including 3 new beauties from our new ‘Pearl by Lauren Elaine’ collection, and new favorites “Delilah,” “Divinity,” “Aria,” and “Rosabelle” – as well as our classic favorites!  Texas Bride’s enjoy all the same

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ONCE UPON A SEAM: In Love and Fashion | 10 year Anniversary

Lauren Elaine In Love and Fashion Once Upon A Seams Video

10 years ago, I fell madly in love with my best friend.  I also fell in love with Fashion…and together, we embarked on one crazy adventure. And what a journey it’s been. To celebrate our 10 years in love and fashion, I’m sharing this special episode of ‘Once Upon a Seam.’  It’s a look back

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On the Menu: A Valentine’s Day Tablescape and Feast

Raspberry sorbet topped with prosecco and candied coral reef accents

Over the past couple years, my husband’s discovered a passion (and hidden talent!) for cooking.  Much like design,  cooking is another creative outlet.  He loves putting together special menus and pairings for holiday meals and celebrations –and since we moved into our new home, I’ve become relatively obsessed with creating unique tablscapes to compliment the

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In Love and Fashion: Happy Valentine’s Day

Western fashion editorial at Red Rock Canyon with Bridal Designer Lauren Elaine

Nothing in the world compares to being in Love. And nothing makes me happier than celebrating that Love.  I’m grateful to get to celebrate Love on a daily basis, and be a part of each bride’s love story as they plan their wedding.  It’s an honor and a pleasure, and in February, it hits even

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Destination Inspiration: Vasquez Rocks + “Zephyr” Gown Sneak Peek

Fashion Designer Lauren Elaine explores Vasquez Rocks with her Golden Retriever "Mojave"

As I mentioned in my last location feature post with “Elysian”, there’s no shortage of beautiful locations and backdrops in California. Whether for a photoshoot, elopement, or even a wedding, some of California’s most mesmerizing settings are right in LA’s backyard.  And with my curious little sidekick (Mojave is now almost 5 months old!), exploring

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Elysian: Lookbook + On Location

Lauren Elaine Elysian gown lookbook cover

Living in Southern California, there’s no shortage of breathtaking and beautiful places to capture our gowns. When photographing each of our gowns, I always try to select a location that highlights a gown’s special beauty, and captures the feeling you’ll have when wearing that gown.  “Elysian” is out of this world.  And she needed an

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Extending the Olive Branch…Tablescape

Olive branch home decor and tablescapes by Lauren Elaine

When it comes to weddings, nothing puts a stamp on your wedding style and overall reception vibe better than a unique tablescape. One of the most carefully crafted and curated elements of a wedding, table decor sets the mood and feel for your reception, and creates a special atmosphere to compliment the meal being served.

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An Ultra Violet 2018

Fantasy ultra violet wedding photography by Lauren Elaine Bridal

Prepare for lift off. 2018 is almost here! Designing wedding gowns, I don’t play with color quite as often as I’d like.  Usually, my love of bold hues comes out when I photograph gowns – from candy-colored skies to rainbow lens flares – or in our Style House decor (I have this thing with Gladiolas.)

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Home for the Holidays at Castle Vista

Los Angeles Bridal Designer Lauren Elaine shares a look at her home, Castle Vista, decorated for the Holidays.

‘Tis the season to deck the halls! And this year,  we’re celebrating our first Christmas in a new home, with a new puppy, and hosting family and friends for the Holidays — so I’ve gone all out!  We’ve been living in a construction war zone since moving into Castle Vista earlier this year and tackling

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