22 Gorgeous Muslim Wedding Gowns with long sleeves and hijab

Pretty Pinks

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Bold & Beautiful

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Lush Reds

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Perfect Pastels

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Bright Whites

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Nudes & Neutrals

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Eight Celebrity Weddings from 2016 that we’ll never Forget!

1.) Ciara and Russell Wilson:  Ciara and Russell’s ceremony was held on July 6th at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire England.  Yes, that’s right, a castle!  Ciara looked amazing 😍.  Her gown was handcrafted in Milan by Peter Dundas.  Her groom, Russel Wilson, looked handsome in his Giorgio Armani Suit.  The couple shared their wedding photos on Instagram.

 

2.) Anna Camp and Skylar Astin:  Pitch Perfect stars Anna Camp and Skylar Astin’s wedding ceremony was held at the Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, CA.  Anna wore a gown by Reem Acra and Skylar wore an Ermenegildo Zegna tux.  Everthing about this romanic vineyard wedding was perfect!  Visit US Magazine for more photos and the full story: US Magazine

 

3.) Adrienne Bailon and Israel Houghton:  Bailon and Houghton had an intimate wedding ceremony with 100 of their closest relatives and friends at the Hotel Plaza Athénée in Paris.  Everything about this wedding was awesome, from the location to the late night pizza in custom boxes! The couple shared lots of videos and photos.  See more at People.com and Dailymail.co.uk.  Bailon wore a mermaid gown with intricate detailing and a 21-ft. train!  

 

4.) Colton Dixon and Annie Coggeshall:  Dixon and his bride got engaged in Disney World and their wedding had kind of a Disney theme. The ceremony was held at the Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville, TN. Afterward, the bride and groom road off in horse and carriage to the reception hall.  It was super-cute! Annie wore Vera Wang and Colton, a black tux.  People.com has the full story. 

 

5. Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish:  Kevin and Eniko were married in Santa Barbara, California.  The blushing bride wore, two custom Vera Wang gowns; and she slayed in both!  For the wedding, Eniko wore a lace mermaid gown.  The gown had a sheer bodice with hand-embroidered French Chantilly lace appliqués, and a tulle skirt.  For the reception she changed into her second Vera gown, a long sleeved, sheer, fit-and-flare gown with lace appliqués.  The couple shared their wedding photos on Instagram.

 

6.) Audrina Patridge and Corey Bohan:  The happy couple had their wedding ceremony on November 5th in Hawaii.  One of my favorite parts about this wedding is that the groom was able to where a man bun and suspenders 😀. I’m describing this as a chic, boho wedding with an awesome location and romantic feel.  I love how the bride and groom got to be themselves and that baby Kirra got in on the action too.  US Magazine got the exclusive and plenty of gorgeous photos. Visit US Magazine for more.

 

7.) Corbin Bleu and Sasha Clements: Corbin married his sweetheart Sasha at Hummingbird Nest in Santa Susana, California, on July 23 in a romantic ceremony.  The adorable couple looked amazing with bride in her Pnina Tornai gown and groom wearing Tony Bowls. Corbin and Sasha look like best friends. They did a salsa for their first dance, and then danced the night away with guests.  Find out more at People.com

 

8.) Becca Tobin and Zach Martin:  In a December, winter wedding, Becca Tobin married Zach Martin at the luxurious Amangani hotel in Wyoming.  Jane Lynch officiated the ceremony.  It was quite a glee-ful event!  Brides.com has the exclusive and some awesome photos of the glee cast at the wedding.  The bride looked super sweet in her gown, which she helped design at her favorite boutique. 

Mrs. & Mrs. Harris – An intimate look inside the wedding of Mercedes & Ashley

This past June I flew to Lacey, Washington for a celebration of life, love, and marriage as my younger sister wed her girlfriend in a beautiful, non-traditional ceremony that would join these two hearts and souls for eternity. The evening was beautifully captured by photographer, Joshua Taylor.

Although this was a non-traditional wedding and included things like the first look, a mother-daughter dance and two brides, it also nicely incorporated some age-old traditions that we’re all familiar with.

Venue

The Harris wedding was held at The Grand Holiday Ballroom in Olympia, WA.

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The First Look

Brides were led into the room with their eyes covered and sat back to back while guests counted down to the moment when they would turn around for the First Look. Both brides looked absolutely stunning!

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This was not only Ashley’s first time seeing Mercedes in her wedding gown, it was the first time she had ever seen Mercedes in a dress before.

Wedding Ceremony

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The brides’ four younger daughters served as broom carriers and flower girls.

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Wedding party – each bride had a Best man and a Maid of honor
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Mercedes was led down the aisle by our father.
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Alaysia was honored to walk mom down the aisle.
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At the alter

Jumping the Broom

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Sweeping away the old
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Jumping into a new life
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Introducing Mrs. & Mrs. Harris!

Father-daughter dance

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Mother-daughter dance

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Get the look!

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Wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses from David’s Bridal

Tuxedos from Men’s Warehouse

Children’s dresses made by Lil Ms. Tutu.

Wedding Bouquet from Rainbow Floral

Jumping Broom custom made from Etsy.com

Bridal headpieces can also be found on etsy.com. SoVein has some really good ones.

Wedding Tree Guest Book has some really nice guest signs.

Mrs. & Mrs. Sign, custom shot glasses and wedding card boxes can also be found on etsy.com.

See the reception and wedding party photo shoot!

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Ideas for a Frosty Blue Winter Wonderland Wedding

Winter Wonderland weddings are fabulous! I loved this whole idea when I was looking for the perfect wedding theme for my own ceremony & reception.
Preston Bailey is awesome at whatever he puts together. (Check out his site: Preston Bailey).

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In my opinion, the decor for a Frosty Winter Wonderland Wedding should feature sparkles, snowflakes and lights. The colors are usually white and a light shade of blue. White flowers look amazing in this setting since the rest of the decorations are so glitzy and shiny, the flowers don’t have to be full of color. Below is a collage of ideas I’ve put together. This is what I would include in a Winter Wonderland Wedding if I was using this theme. I would also include lots of winter trees, and maybe a faux fur shawl.

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Items in the collage:
Snow Flake Place Card Holders – from FavoreWarehouse.com
Baby Blue Diamond Confetti from LuluSoso.com
Snowflake Cake – Picture from Mrs. Cake Lady’s blog: MarySeabrookRussell.blogspot.com
Tree Crystals – Image from Save-On-Crafts.com. They have a lot of pretty tree crystals.
Snowflake Gel Candles -From Wedding Favors Ink
Snowflake InvitationMade with Love Wedding Boutique
Vintage Eisenberg Ice Sapphire Rhinestone Earrings, Available on Etsy: General Whimsy 2
Hanging Crystals Beaded Curtain from Alibaba.com
Gardenia and Grace BouquetJacqueline’s Flowes and Gifts, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
White Winter Wedding Wedding Shoes with painted snowflakes, comes with matching purse. By Nora Karen and available on Etsy
Belle Wedding Dress by Alfred Angelo

There are several other collages and blogs about Winter Wonderland Weddings available online. Search on Google for more ideas and tips for this fun wedding theme.