When given the opportunity to collaborate with the Beautiful Utah Scenery, equine and the talented stylings of Michelle Leo Events - You take it! This shoot was dreamt by Michelle, she came to me with an idea, and we ran with it. I'd always wanted to launch a colored gown, but never found the perfect colored fabric - so I made my own. Yes, this gown is hand-dyed by yours truly. If that wasn't enough, I outsourced to my incredibly talented partner and artistic husband to hand paint a layer of silk organza, to give the gown more depth and dimension, To really make it one-of-a-kind. This gown is a labor of love, hand beading on the bodice to create a western style yoke on delicate Lace. I hope you enjoy miss Mae, as much as we do!
while working on this shoot, i couldn't stop with just a gown. because after all, a bride can have many wardrobe changes on her special day (i had 4, but who's counting). the layla Robe - a piece for the bride to wear while she gets dressed for her big day, or something to slip into for a romantic evening.
Photography – Heather Nan | Planning and Design – Michelle Leo Events | Floral – Blooms & Blossoms | Ribbon and Silk Fabrics – Silk and Willow | Kite, Escort Cards – Jivana | Videography – Ryan Hinman Films | Catering – Done To Your Taste | Dress and Bridal Robe – Chantel Lauren Designs | Bridal Jewelry – Katie Waltman | Stationery – Peter Loves Jane | Calligraphy and Food Illustrations – The Wells Makery | Bakery – Flour and Flourish | Origami Flowers – The Lovely Ave | Suit – Tuxedo Junction | Hair – Kali Chris | Makeup – Kristen Packard Makeup Artist | Venue – Twilight Moon Ranch | Vintage Blue Chair – Refined Vintage Events | Table and Silverware – Diamond Rental | Chairs – Decoration Inc | Models – Danyel and Travis Davis