Tag: wedding photography

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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Vicky’s Magnificent Marriage in Magnolia

Bride Vicky wears a custom Lauren Elaine Magnolia ball gown wedding dress in Ivory

Against a storybook backdrop of tall pines and pastel palms, Bride Vicky tied the knot to fiancé Jonathan at a lakeside ceremony in Orange County, CA – fit for a fairytale.  Every bit the modern-day princess, Vicky rocked a custom strapless Lauren Elaine Magnolia gown, taking it for a twirl at her glistening Avenue of

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Lakiska’s Decadent and Dazzling Custom “Arabelle” in Dallas

Bride Lakiska poses in a custom Lauren Elaine "Arabelle" gown with detachable cathedral train.

Dripping in decadent details, Dallas, TX bride Lakiska tied the knot with a bash fit for a modern-day Queen. Decked out in a custom Lauren Elaine “Arabelle” gown, complete with detachable pearl detailing and a cathedral train stretching for over 8ft, Lakiska said ‘I do’ to fiance Dewayne at the Piazza in the Village, followed

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EPIPHANY: Mini Lookbook

Sleek and sexy, “Epiphany” by Lauren Elaine is a satin mermaid  silhouette with sparkle nude illusion lace open back and on a princess-cut form-fit body with crystal straps. Dramatic feathered tulle skirt features exquisite sparkle lace petals with horsehair hem details and full detachable cathedral train.  Shop EPIPHANY, and schedule a consultation or fitting with

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Geniffer’s “Prism” Panache in Paradise

Bride Geniffer weds in Mexico in a custom Lauren Elaine "Prism" gown with cathedral sequin train.

Chic and sparkling on a white sand beach, radiant bride Geniffer tied the knot in a picturesque paradise  south-of-the-border.  Set against a backdrop of azure blue water and lush palms, Geniffer’s wedding is nothing short of breathtaking, and envy-inspiring to say the least. Complimented by her custom, shimmering  Lauren Elaine “Prism” gown with sequin illusion

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Meet “Mojave”, and other Adorable Wedding Dogs

Bridal Fashion Designer Lauren Elaine shares a first look at her new Golden Retriever puppy, Mojave.

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes… a puppy! Meet “Mojave,” aka “Mojo.” He’s the new love of my life, and soon-to-be star of way too many social media posts.  I’m in love with this 8 week old, golden retriever bundle of joy, and I’m excited to embark on this new adventure of ‘dog

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Keri’s Pastoral Perfection in “Aislin”

Bride Keri's outdoor california wedding and her Lauren Elaine Aislin mermaid wedding gown.

Against a custom barn-door inspired arbor,  Northern California Bride Keri tied the knot in a wildly romantic and rustic outdoor ceremony and reception sure to make any bride with bohemian tendencies swoon.   I love a good outdoor wedding, and this pastoral-inspired event is no exception. From the charming backyard location, to the stunning floral details,

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Allyson’s Custom “Calais” in Wine Country

Bride Allyson wears a custom Lauren Elaine "Calais" bridal gown at Whispering Rose Ranch in Santa Ynez, CA.

It’s no secret that I love Santa Ynez wine country. So anytime I learn that one of our brides is tying the knot in this little slice of California paradise, I can’t wait to see the photos! And for bride Allyson, her ‘happily ever after’ in Santa Ynez was nothing short of breathtaking- illustrated by

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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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