Tag: wedding gowns

Love like a Wildfire: Inspiration for 2018

Bridal Designer Lauren Elaine sketches her 2018 "Widlfire" collection.

Like a spark that becomes a unstoppable blaze, love is as powerful and untamable as a Wildfire.  And for  2018, I’m inspired by the strength, colors, and symbolism of wildfires.  In the coming weeks, we’ll be releasing a brand new mini “Wildfire” collection.   Featuring glistening, ombré feathered tulle skirts with faint hints of gold,

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Kimberly’s Malibu Mermaid Magic in Arabelle

Bride Kimberly ties the knot in a custom "Arabelle" mermaid wedding dress with cathedral train by Lauren Elaine Bridal

Mermaids wow at any venue.  And Southern California bride Kimberly proves just that!  Tying the knot in a sparkling and show-stopping custom Lauren Elaine “Arabelle” mermaid gown, Kimberly took her fete from cathedral to coastline with ease and style. Dusted with crystals and an 8ft  detachable cathedral train for aisle drama, Kimberly’s bridal look added major

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Mermaids out of Water!

Bride Hannah wears her Lauren Elaine Oriana mermaid wedding dress in Germany

Mermaid’s don’t just belong in the Sea! So today, I’m sharing some of my favorite real-life mermaid brides (who haven’t yet been featured on the blog!) –out-of-water! From destination beach ceremonies, to the most formal cathedral nuptials, this silhouette is appropriate for any wedding venue, and really delivers a powerful bridal moment. For the glamorous

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“See” Shells: Destination Beach Wedding Dress Inspiration

Shell Beach inspires Destination Beach Wedding Gown by Lauren Elaine

Once upon a time, while “annual honeymooning” in the West Indies, I became shipwrecked on a treasure-filled island formally known as Saint Barthélemy (hereby know as St. Barts)  – — and it served up major destination design inspiration! If Monte Carlo and Capri had a baby, it would be St. Barts.  It’s a first class,

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Harmony’s Modern Southern Charm in Arabelle

Lafayette Louisiana Wedding for bride Harmony in lauren elaine arabelle gown bridal portraits

Mixing classic Southern style with a generous dose of modern cool,  Harmony and Brent tied the knot at Le Pavillon in Lafayette, Louisiana with polish and panache.  A chic nod to their wedding’s vintage-inspired ambiance, Bride Harmony chose a soft ivory lace Lauren Elaine “Arabelle” gown, complete with matching cathedral veil and blusher for her

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What’s in a Name: Horsehair Braid

Los Angeles Fashion Designer Lauren Elaine poses at the LA Equestrian Center's Horse Show Arena

I love a big skirt. From mermaids to ball gowns, a wedding is once-in-a-lifetime event, and something that deserves once-in-a-lifetime drama.  But because we’re not living in the 1800s anymore and hoop skirts just feel too contrived, we use a little magic something called “horsehair” to create the volume of bridal dreams in many of

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Red, White, and Something Blue

Portrait of Los Angeles Fashion Designer Lauren Elaine

Something old…something new…something borrowed…something red, white, and blue! The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. While I love exploring this great big world, I’m first and foremost…an American girl. Like weddings, the Fourth of July is steeped in history and traditions (fireworks anyone?)–and celebrating traditions and history makes everything that more special.

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June, Unveiled.

Visit the best los angeles bridal salon in june for a complimentary custom veil - lauren elaine style house

We’re excited to announce our June event at our flagship Los Angeles Style House Salon, “June Unveiled.” From June 15th-30th, receive a complimentary custom Lauren Elaine veil when you say ‘YES’ to your Lauren Elaine dream dress.  Custom Lauren Elaine veils are not only custom color-matched to your specific Lauren Elaine gown, but you’ll have

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LAUREN ELAINE X SEQUINS

Los Angeles Bridal Designer Lauren Elaine shares her Prismatic Planet Bridal Fashion Week Collection at Desert X in Palm Springs

“So cool.”  😉   Sequins are fun. And so was the making of this video.  So, today I’m sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the “Prismatic Planet” bridal collection and “Scarlet by Lauren Elaine” red carpet collection featuring a handful of sequin showstoppers.  Set against the epic backdrop of the Southern California Mojave Desert, these beauties

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Lynnel’s Custom Caribbean Mermaid

Bride Lynnel wears a custom Lauren Elaine Bridal Jasmine mermaid lace wedding dress with crystal bolero and cathedral train

Gown Featured: customized “Jasmine” by Lauren Elaine Once upon a time in Trinidad & Tobago, a bride named Lynnel tied the knot to her Prince Mairiga, and celebrated her ‘happily ever after’ with a Caribbean carnival-themed wedding fit for a queen!  Under a canopy of palm trees, and a rainbow of lights,  Lynnel looked straight

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