A Special Watters Wedding

Emily, Co Owner

In keeping with our Two Weeks of Watters leading up to the Watters Trunk Show, we are excited to feature a wedding very close to our hearts: Selina & Rudy.

When Selina became a part of the Mia Bridal Couture team, she and Rudy were already engaged. But even with the ring in place she waited until the perfect occasion (despite our begging everyday!) with her mom and sister, to actually put on a gown.
 
 

When she did finally take the plunge, it was obvious when "the one" was put on. Selina selected Watters Belmont with a grossgrain ribbon in Oyster accenting the natural waist.

Selina and Rudy decided on Vintage Villas in Austin for their ceremony and reception. As the wedding plans developed it became clear that the event would be the perfect balance of both Selina and Rudy's personalities. 

The color story of charcoal grey and sunny yellow combined a relaxed, intimate feeling with a touch of modern sophistication.


   



Congratulations again to one of Mia's very favorite couples! Photography by the talented Jenny DeMarco Photography. See more of her work at her website!

           


Mia & Watters Favorite Things Giveaway!

Emily, Co-Owner

As promised, we are excited to annouce Mia Bridal Couture's first ever Favorite Things Giveaway in coordination with Watters Brides!

For all the details about how to enter, whose eligible and the gorgeous goodies you could win,


Remember: all past and present Mia & Watters brides are eligible, and of course all future brides dreaming of a Watters gown for your wedding!

Enter to win by next Thursday, August 2nd!
                      

Two Weeks of Watters

Emily, Co-Owner

July has been a summer retreat for the Mia team as we took a break from the bustle of trunk shows and events. But now August is upon us and the schedule is fantastically packed with bridal events and trunk shows for every taste!

The exciting month begins with the Watters Trunk Show, August 2nd - 4th.  We are kicking things off by celebrating all things Watters over the next two weeks! Join us here and on  Facebook  for inspiration shoots, wedding features of Mia brides, a exlcusive chat with Vatana Watters herself and fabulous giveaway for past, present and furture brides!

         

Remember the giveaway will be unveiled (bridal joke!) tomorrow! Don't miss it!


Behind the Scenes: "Something Old, Something Blues"

Emily, Co-Owner

The third annual Something Old, Something Blues Bridal Event at the iconic House of Blues is just under one month away! (Sunday, August 12th at 11:00 AM for VIP brides to be exact!)

We are pulling out our meeting notes from the begining of the summer and those inspirational tear sheets (yes, we magazine just like you brides!), and everything is taking shape... and the Mia team is very excited!

My favorite part of this particular event is how surprising and unique the theme is every year. As you may have seen or read, this year's inspiration buzz word was "Southern". When Lauren MacQueen, Special Events Manager for the House of Blues, threw this concept out we all realized there were numerous ways you interpret the idea.

On that note, Ryan & Jace from Think Studio, just dropped into Mia with a few visuals to share and... Wow! Jaw drop! They gave me permission to leak two photos, which seems quite cruel given that I have seen much more, but it's better than nothing.
                                        
If the "E" in love goes missing post fashion show, do not look at me! There are tons of girls with "E" names... like Erin! 

I know it's a small droplet of a taste, but get excited brides! The third annual Something Old, Something Blues is going to be the best yet. Save the Date for Sunday, August 12th or better yet save money and purchase your ticket now: House Of Blues Ticket Sales   



Headpiece Style...UN-Veiled

Erin, Stylist

For all of you beautiful brides who balk at the notion of donning a traditional veil on your wedding day, this post is for you! A headpiece is a great way to customize your aisle-style and make your bridal look a true reflection of you. Whether it be fresh flowers, a super blingy comb, or a vintage-inspired skullcap, the veriety of headpices for you to choose from are practically endless. So, to get your creative juices flowing on the subject, here are a baker's dozen images of steal-worthy inspiration!

 
 
*All images courtesy Style Me Pretty!









Blusher-ing Brides

Erin, Stylist

Hello all you beautiful brides! Here at Mia, we have lots of brides asking the age old question-is a veil the perfect accessory for my perfect gown? While we each have our own personal preferences, that decision is extremely personal and ultimately up to you, the bride! To help you decide what kind of veil works with your unique wedding day vision, let me share a few pictures for inspiration.






All images courtesy Style Me Pretty




So, embellished or simple, short or long, vintage or modern, blusher or birdcage, veils come in an astounding variety, and one of them might be perfect for you! If you've gotten through the entire post and are feeling like a veil is simply not your style, look for our next post on fun ideas for non-veil hair accessories...coming soon!


 
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