Tag: california weddings

Tal’s Colorful Custom California Wedding

A bride wears a custom Lauren Elaine mermaid backless mermaid wedding gown with cathedral tulle train and veil in Los Angeles, CA at Angeles National Golf Club.

With breathtaking desert mountain views in the background, and vistas of pepper trees in the foreground, bride Tal tied the knot to husband Ian in true California style.  Splashed with color from start to finish,  Tal and Ian’s wedding at Angeles National Golf Club merged tradition with playful celebration and an indoor/outdoor venue perfectly suited to

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Now on Newsstands: The Knot Fall 2016 featuring Lauren Elaine Bridal

See Alyssa Campanella's custom Lauren Elaine wedding gown and reception dress in the Fall 2016 Issue of The Knot magazine!

Be sure to pick up your Fall 2016 Issue of The Knot for a feature on Alyssa Campanella’s custom Lauren Elaine wedding gown, reception gown, and bridesmaids gowns for her royal-inspired California wedding, and a gorgeous photo spread captured by The Why We Love! We’ll be sharing more images shortly, as well as an exclusive

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Double Take: Alyssa’s Briar Rose in British Columbia

If this bride looks familiar, it’s because she’s quite possibly one of my favorite people to dress:)  From red carpets, to her own wedding aisle, Alyssa Campanella (now Coombs!) has worn her fair share of Lauren Elaine gowns.  And while you’ll have to wait until the end of August  for a full look at Alyssa’s

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Marcela’s Manor Wedding

There are so many beautiful settings and hidden gem locations in California for weddings, and I love discovering them with each and every new bride we work with – especially our local Southern California brides!  While a venue often helps guide a bride’s dress decision, there are certainly no rules.  And I love seeing our brides photographed

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Sneak Peek: Alyssa’s Royal California Wedding

This special “sneak peek” edition of “Once Upon a Seam with Designer Lauren Elaine” highlights the making of Alyssa Campanella’s royal-inspired custom Lauren Elaine wedding gowns. Look for the full “Once Upon A Seam” episode coming this summer, and be sure to pick up the Fall 2016 issue of ‘The Knot’ magazine to see more

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People Magazine First Look: Alyssa’s Custom Lauren Elaine Wedding Gowns

I’m beyond excited to share this magical first look at Alyssa Campanella and Torrance Coomb’s wedding this past Saturday, and a first look at her custom Lauren Elaine gowns! We’ve been keeping this special secret for a while now;) Such an honor and pleasure designing for this friend and muse, and I’m so happy to

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Danielle’s Dazzling Custom Aurelia

Intimate, timeless, and serene – garden weddings are always a favorite of mine.  In September, radiant bride Danielle tied the knot at the magical Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga– the ultimate secret garden wedding venue. For her gown, Danielle wanted something elegant and vintage-y, while still feeling modern and unique.  Pairing perfectly with

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Janna’s Custom “Cambria” Anniversary

Two years ago today, a very special gown debuted down the aisle in Morro Bay, CA. Later named the “Cambria,” (after the beautiful beach town nearby),  and now one of our most popular styles — this chiffon and horsehair beauty was actually custom designed from start-to-finish for my now sister-in-law, Janna.  While I’ve shared a

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EPILOGUE: Janna’s Restored Vintage Rehearsal Dress

This fall I had the honor of designing my new sister-in-law’s bridal gown for her October 12th wedding in Morro Bay, California  (pics and post coming soon!)  During one of her fittings, she mentioned that she wanted to incorporate material and lace from her grandmother’s 1930s vintage wedding gown into her ensemble.  She asked if

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