She’s Got That Vibe

Real bride Rawan wore a pearl hair vine with flower details across her natural long locks, i loved how she stayed true to her style, she looked just as pretty and laid back as she did the first time i met her.

Here are a few pictures from  her wedding day in Dubai

xo Raquel

Real Belle Bride {Lama}

“Today TWO families become ONE , pick a seat not a side”

We are so proud and happy to have had our first military wedding bride ❤ The small details at this wedding are too sweet, especially the saber arch also known as the arch of the swords, a military wedding tradition to salute the newly weds

Beautiful Lama wear a pearl hair vine with earth toned rhinestones to adorn her half up do

 

 

Real Belle Bride {Dalia}

“And we finally reached the beginning” is how Dalia shared the first image from her island destination wedding . Cool, collected and colorful is how i would describe this artistic couple. Dalia wore a purple toned flower and pearl crown from our best selling Lou Fleur collection.

Our bridal flower crowns are available to shop here

Photography by Nadim Bou Habib

Event Planning by Dee Ideas

 

She Shines Under The Weakest Light

BellesByRaquel muse , Monica, models the pieces from the Golden Serai collection in this fun photo shoot full of dance and music. We went for a messy half up and half down braid styled with a lace short number and sheer veil, here are our favorite picks

Golden Serai

Inspired by the kind of love you read in romance novels, shines stronger in the night than the day. Golden Serai is a collection of 8 unique pieces handcrafted with utmost detail, our new luxe collection reflects serai inspired movement, a mix of semi precious stones, flowers and gold dipped autumn leaves , each piece shines even under the weakest light.

The collection includes hair jewelry headbands and hair vines, shoe clips and belts to adorn your wedding dresses.

Contact raquel@bellesbyraquel.com for more details

Echeveria, Botanical Beauty from the Desert

Named after a Mexican botanist, Echeverias are quickly gaining a fan base with many brides choosing this attractive plant with leaf rosettes to be at the heart of their wedding theme. Its versatility comes from its range of colors, neatly ordered leaves and the frost-like edges making it a beautiful addition to a rustic wedding across four seasons.

Some images selected for your inspiration…

 Images Via  Bridal Musings • Refinery 29 • Tulle And Chantilly • Babble • GWS • Brides

Top Celebrity Brides of 2015

2015 was a big year for love and celebrity weddings 💍 We’ve been obsessing over the details of these A-list weddings from the venues, bouquets to the star studded guest list but most importantly their stunning dresses , here are our top 6 Brides 💕

#6 Victoria’s Secret model Arlenis Sosa in a lace illusion long sleeve sheath dress by Reem Acra is perfection and that slicked back hair with the trailing veil as she walked down the aisle was simply beautiful!

Photo Credit Jochy Fersobe

#5 Socialite Nicky Hilton aka Mrs Rothschild took our breath away instantly and this is why she is our celebrity bride number 5. Saying “I Do” at Kensignton Palace in a high neck long train Valentino dress with intricate lace details, her hair pulled back and styled with a head turning veil, love!

Photo Credit Mario Testino

#4 When you are model Hilary Rhoda, it’s almost impossible to get it wrong. She’s our number 4 for choosing a sleek Carolina Herrera column gown with an emerald green neckline that fitted her perfectly and of course the face of Chopard wore a stunning pair of 14.7 carat diamond earrings

Photo Credit Vogue.com

#3 Twilight star bride Nikki Reed who married Vampire Diaries hero chose a beaded ivory Claire Pettitbone dress with an illusion neckline and bare back, we love the lace edge tulle skirt and side swept hair

Photo Credit Glass Jar

#2 Why should a bride look timelessly beautiful? Actress Allison Williams is the perfect answer 💕 She managed to tick all our boxes and lands in at number 2 in a satin sheen, sheer neckline with hand embroidered lace overlay number by Oscar de la Renta. Need we say more?

Photo Credit Christian Oth

#1 Topping our chart and rightfully so is style icon Whitney Port, she makes modern and super stylish look so elegant that we can’t stop looking at her wedding photos 💕 Whitney stepped out in an edgy waterfall hemline dress adorned with pearls by the talented Beirut based designer, Ashi Studio we also dig the unexpected pulled back low ponytail bun with a small green fern!

Photo Credit Hannah Costello

Real Belle Bride {Joana}

Joana came to us with a simple request, to add a little of sparkle to her tea length lace number for her winter nuptials in Germany, of course we said YES to her dress and created this unique belt made from semi precious rhinestones stitched on a large satin belt and the end look was stunning!

Email Raquel@bellesbyraquel.com for bespoke orders or consultation

Real Belle Bride {Samah}

For all the brides dreaming of a charming destination wedding under the tuscan sun, we would like to add our real bride Samah’s wedding venue, Catello di Vicarello to your list. Can anything be more perfect than having a castle surrounded by enchanting olive gardens as the backdrop to say your I Dos?

Samah chose an ethereal chiffon dress with gold details, wore her hair in a low and lose messy bun which she styled with a BellesByRaquel champagne toned Lou Fleur crown ❤

Photo Credit Innocenti Studio

 

Real Belle Bride {Magalie}

A classic fairytale bride in modern days is our real bride, Magalie. She chose to wear our Diamond Dust pearl hair vine across a soft braided low classic bun and her maid of honor also adorned her hair in our much loved pearl pins from the same collection 

Photo credit Candid Image