Spanish Inspired Styled Shoot

When April from April Maura Photography reached out to us and asked us to be a part of her Spanish Styled Shoot, we had to say YES! The photos of Chris + Blankita from April Maura Photography has our whole team swooning behind our computer screens. We love getting to work with April, she kills it every time!

We feel so lucky to have been able to provide Blankita’s gorgeous dress for her! No doubt, it was the perfect choice for this particular shoot. Vintage, lace and of course, there’s that lovely Spanish flair to it! The Mantilla veil she wore added something really special to her ensemble as well! Not to mention, how great Chris’ blue suit coordinated with her Brilliant Bridal dress. Big thanks to All Done Up Salon for getting  Blankita’s hair and makeup ready to go!

Of course, when we needed to choose a Spanish-like venue, The Royal Palms in Scottsdale instantly came to mind! The Spanish inspired features made incorporating those bright colors in the florals so much fun, and so easy! A well deserved kudos goes to to Heritage Flowers AZ for designing the most beautiful flower arrangements! From her bouquet, to his boutonniere and the altar— all we have to say is WOW! Lauren’s designs were bold, romantic, and a breath of fresh air!

Lastly, we couldn’t think of a more stunning couple to tie all these details together! Chris + Blankita looked downright incredible! The chemistry between the two made our jobs as wedding professionals so painless and most importantly... Fun! See below some of our favorites from the day!

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Floral Design & Styling: Heritage Flowers AZ | Venue: Royal Palms Hotel | Photographer: April Maura Photography | Hair/Make-up: All Done Up Salon | Bride & Groom Model: Chris + Blankita

Our Brilliant Bride Ciara | Real Wedding | Brilliant Bridal East Valley

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Who's ready for a bit of vintage wedding inspo complete with reclaimed wood and chandeliers?  This wedding trend has been so hot for so long, and while we see some new trends creeping it, it doesn't look like vintage is going anywhere any time soon!

Our Brilliant Bride Ciara was married this past May at My Vintage Venue in Mesa.  She wore an all lace Mori Lee bridal gown from our East Valley bridal boutique that featured a beautiful illusion neckline and a sexy open back.  We are also slightly obsessed (obsessed!) with Ciara's to. die. for. rose gold ring. 😍 💍

We hope you enjoy these real wedding photos as much as we did!  Thank you to Bethaney from Bethaney Photography for sharing these pictures with us.  If you're an Arizona bride still on the hunt for a photographer, make sure to check out Bethaney's work on her website!

New Inventory Favorites!

 

Can you believe it is almost October? We certainly can not! September absolutely flew by, but we're ready to finish off the year strong. With fall approaching, we have received a number of new dresses at each of our locations! See below to get a first look at some of our favorite new additions! If you like what you see, please call the location nearest you to see if the dress is available at our store. We only carry one size and style of each dress, so we want to make sure your dream dress is still available! Our team would just LOVE to help you find the dress of your dreams at our famous, affordable price!

Phoenix

Lace, lace, and more lace! The perfect fabric for fall, or any season for that manner! We're digging the top style for both of these gowns. Oh yeah, and did we mention: you'll LOVE the price too! 

David Tutera never fails to impress us! Our price for this gem is $786 (Retail Price $1,123)! That is what we like to call a rockin' good deal! Find at our East Valley location!

Another stunning find, at our East Valley location! Another David Tutera, at our amazing Brilliant Bridal price of $1,038 (Retail Price $1,483)! Our team thinks this gown in particular would look beautiful down the aisle of a fall wedding!

Las Vegas

Fun and modern is the LV way! Who's with us? Our new arrivals at the Las Vegas location may be our favorite fall gowns yet! The reasons are obvious, see below!

Another David Tutera gown we can't get enough of! We consider this dress to be modern and elegant, but fun all at the same time. Our Price: $786 (Retail Price $1,123)

This is exactly what we were talking about when we said our LV gowns have a "fun-twist" to it! Our team loves the stunning little details of this Sophia Tolli dress. Our Price: $943 (Retail Price $1,348)

Denver

Our Brilliant Bridal Denver brides love adventure, the outdoors, and STRAPLESS dresses! We think you all will be excited about these two gowns for two reasons. 1) They're so PERFECT! 2) They're kind to your wedding budget! 

Sophia Tolli does it again with this stunning sweetheart dress. We're a big fan of this gown because of those pretty embellishments scattered throughout! We're offering this stunning dress for only $1,141. Seriously, what a steal! (Retail Price $1,631)

Something neat about this dress is its off white color! We think this gown goes so nicely with autumn-- and any Denver bride could rock it indoors or outdoors! What do you think?

Be sure to follow us on Instagram where you'll find more of our stylist faves, new inventory, wedding planning tips & more! @brilliantbridal

Our Brilliant Bride Melissa | Brilliant Bridal East Valley

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If you are a "bling" girl you are going to seriously 💕💕💕 Melissa + Andrew's wedding!  This sweet couple was married this past May at the Encanterra Country Club in San Tan Valley, AZ.  Their wedding was glamorous and classy, yet intimate at the same time, bringing their family and friends alongside to take part in their new life together as husband and wife.  We love their fun wedding details like the "Date Night In a Jar" and the combo wedding program / personal fan.

Melissa wore a stunning lace + tulle fit and flare bridal gown by designer James Clifford that she styled with our exclusive "Kelly" bridal sash.  And she looked drop dead gorgeous (if we do say so ourselves). 

Thanks to one of our fave Arizona photographers Suzy Goodrick for sharing these photos of our Brilliant Bride Melissa!  Make sure to check out the rest of the vendor team below that were a part of this special wedding.

Let's Talk Wedding Shoes

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Here at Brilliant Bridal, we like to know that you're looking your best on your big day from head to toe. It's important to pick a shoe that coordinates well with your dress, wedding theme, and one that you feel your very best in too! Remember ladies, you will be in this shoe for hours-- dancing and socializing with your guests, so comfort should play a big role when you're choosing the perfect shoe as well! Some wedding shoe inspo for you all below!

1. The Chic Bride

A chic bride is a bride who considers her style timeless, but she likes a little bit of sass and glam too! Her shoes may be an off white color or include jeweled embellishments. The chic bride likes to keep it classic but isn't afraid to step slightly out of the box. 

2. The Romantic Bride

The romantic bride likes to keep things sweet and simple. She isn't going for a sexy platform shoe; she wants to be stylish yet practical. For her shoe selection, she prefers something simple yet elegant!

3. The Cool Bride

The cool bride isn't afraid to take fashion risks on her wedding day! Her shoe selection may include a dramatic lace up style or over the top accents. We're loving these two wedding shoe styles below!

4. The Timeless Bride

You can find the timeless bride shopping vintage boutiques for unique finds, wearing her grandmothers veil or a retro birdcage. She enjoys tradition, lace and doesn't stray far from the typical bridal style! 

So which style would you say is your wedding shoe style? Chic, romantic, cool or timeless? Comment your style below! 

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