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This Blog is dedicated to brides who think about gowns & guidance, diamonds & details, buttons & bows, veils & vows, jewels & of course, comfy heels. Hayden Olivia Bridal and this Blog was created from a desire to provide you with the ultimate bridal experience. I like to say that "all you need is love and a fabulous dress!"

Lowndes Grove Plantation Wedding

Chad and Stephanie, oh how we adore you! This wedding was the epitome of southern charm and we are so excited to share it with you. Stephanie chose a gown that was custom made just for her by Modern Trousseau, paired with Haute Bride jewels. Here are a few words from the photographers. “Have you ever wondered […]

Chad and Stephanie, oh how we adore you! This wedding was the epitome of southern charm and we are so excited to share it with you. Stephanie chose a gown that was custom made just for her by Modern Trousseau, paired with Haute Bride jewels. Here are a few words from the photographers.

“Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend a beautiful quintessential Southern wedding?!  Well, pull up your chairs, because you’re about to get a sneak peak into one of our favorites to date!  Stephanie and Chad envisioned their wedding day with hospitality in mind, so they enlisted the help of the incredibly talented ladies at Pure Luxe Bride, to bring their vision to life!  They wanted their guests to feel as if they were coming to a wedding at their family’s historic Charleston home, welcome to move about as they pleased!  I’m 100% sure they pulled off their vision!  I’ve never heard so many wedding guests rave about the decor, the house, the views… it seemed as if every corner I turned, someone was saying they wished they could come back and relive this night every year!  What a wonderful compliment, huh?!”

Aaron and Jillian Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

Aaron and Jillian Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

Aaron and Jillian Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

Aaron and Jillian Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

Aaron and Jillian Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

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Jim Hjelm Trunk Show: 2015 Collection

Jim Hjelm features gowns that satisfy the most discerning bride. Jim Hjelm is known for unique detailing and combining luxurious fabrics with delicate embroidery. These details are important because they add unique and special touch to the gowns. The collection is diverse; ranging from gowns made of vintage-inspired fabrics to modern silhouettes, all with gorgeous details that […]

Jim Hjelm features gowns that satisfy the most discerning bride. Jim Hjelm is known for unique detailing and combining luxurious fabrics with delicate embroidery. These details are important because they add unique and special touch to the gowns. The collection is diverse; ranging from gowns made of vintage-inspired fabrics to modern silhouettes, all with gorgeous details that make the gowns a joy to wear.

Come join us this weekend for an exclusive look at the 2015 collection.  We cannot wait to celebrate with you!

Jim Hjelm Bridal

 

Jim Hjelm Bridal

 

Jim Hjelm Bridal

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The New Dress Code

For the day you will always remember, we want you to have an unforgettable dress . It’s that time of year where we are receiving new arrivals & revisiting favorites. Schedule your appointment this weekend to work with our knowledgable consultants who will assist in finding your dream gown!  

For the day you will always remember, we want you to have an unforgettable dress . It’s that time of year where we are receiving new arrivals & revisiting favorites. Schedule your appointment this weekend to work with our knowledgable consultants who will assist in finding your dream gown!

Dresses in Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

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A Toast to Spring!

We are here to toast to Spring! From your rehearsal to your honeymoon, from your get away dress to wedding day accessories – we are so excited to celebrate it all this weekend! Come pop champagne with us and enjoy surprise incentives, new styles and sparkles! April 9th-11th  

We are here to toast to Spring! From your rehearsal to your honeymoon, from your get away dress to wedding day accessories – we are so excited to celebrate it all this weekend!

Come pop champagne with us and enjoy surprise incentives, new styles and sparkles!

April 9th-11th

 

A Toast to Spring: Hayden Olivia Bridal

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Websurfing Wednesday

 How adorable are these cursive stamps?! These self-inking red rubber woodblock stamps allow you to remind you guests that each item was certainly ‘sent with love,’ ‘from the newlyweds,’  or send ‘cheers’ all around for your upcoming wedding and wedding festivities. These are perfect for stamping on your envelopes, some gift tags, or even on your gift boxes. Designed […]

 How adorable are these cursive stamps?! These self-inking red rubber woodblock stamps allow you to remind you guests that each item was certainly ‘sent with love,’ ‘from the newlyweds,’  or send ‘cheers’ all around for your upcoming wedding and wedding festivities. These are perfect for stamping on your envelopes, some gift tags, or even on your gift boxes. Designed by Saffron Avenue sold exclusively online at Hayden Olivia Shop.

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Hayden Olivia Shop

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Charlotte City Club Wedding

What a lovely day to peruse the gorgeous wedding of Hannah and Chuck! This sweet couple married in an uptown church where their family and friends gathered in their celebration. As husband and wife, they made their way, hand in hand, to the stunning Charlotte City Club for their reception. Hannah chose a form fitting gown custom made for […]

What a lovely day to peruse the gorgeous wedding of Hannah and Chuck! This sweet couple married in an uptown church where their family and friends gathered in their celebration. As husband and wife, they made their way, hand in hand, to the stunning Charlotte City Club for their reception.

Hannah chose a form fitting gown custom made for her by Modern Trousseau. The clean and modern elements of the dress were the perfect complement to the venue.

Congratulations to the bride and groom!

Indigo Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Indigo Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Indigo Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Indigo Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

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Indigo Photography

 

Indigo Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Indigo Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

Vendors: FUMCCharlotte City ClubSplit Second SoundLily GreenthumbsCheesecake, Etc.Varji & VarjiMen’s WarehouseThree Little Birds

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Katherine McDonald Trunk Show

Formerly LulaKate Bridal, the newest styles from Katherine McDonald! The trunk show will be in the boutique from March 26-28.      

Formerly LulaKate Bridal, the newest styles from Katherine McDonald!

The trunk show will be in the boutique from March 26-28.

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Katherine McDonald

 

Katherine McDonald

 

Katherine McDonald

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Bohemian Glam Asheville Styled Shoot

“The term “Bohemian” describes people who live unconventionally, usually artistic and whose lives are acts of free or regard for conventional rules and practices. During design and execution of this Boho styled shoot, we kept these characteristics in the forefront of our minds knowing that weddings do not have to be complicated or even “rule-followers” […]

“The term “Bohemian” describes people who live unconventionally, usually artistic and whose lives are acts of free or regard for conventional rules and practices. During design and execution of this Boho styled shoot, we kept these characteristics in the forefront of our minds knowing that weddings do not have to be complicated or even “rule-followers” to be stunning. Simple yet powerful details included an elegant flowing gown from Hayden Olivia Bridal boutique, tapas-style food from Catering by Corey, sure to make your palate awaken, signature grapefruit sangria cocktails, so delicious and refreshing as well as florals sure to make your jaw drop. The scene was dreamy, whimsical and romantic. Same goes for the overall design of the shoot; it was just that, a dreamy boho environment.”

From the photographer Catrina Earls

Catrina Earls Photography

The invitation designer, Chambley from Redroot Factory and Kristen from Kristen Henderson Calligraphy paired up to create the perfect invitation, map and reply card using watercolors complete with our styled shoot inspiration, the cupid arrow….because, love is in the air!

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

The ceremony alter was creatively constructed of hand-made dream catchers that suspended in the air, by a piece of driftwood, and caught every ray of sun as it shown through the lace, beads and feathers. An easy DIY project completed by Candace from Mingle Events and Vintage Rentals. This ceremony backdrop was very artistic and unconventional, very Bohemian.

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 Magnolia leaves acted as ceremony programs and the wording was so beautifully written it could turn anyone into a “hippie at heart.”

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 Cupid arrows were displayed in a hand-made basket and doubled as escort cards all the while guests signed a guest book globe that beautifully spoke the words of a true free spirit, a Bohemian.

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 Candace, of Mingle Events, also designed a gorgeous sweetheart table that paired wonderfully with a hand-crafted bench. The DIY bench seat was sweet enough for two lovebirds and was constructed from a vintage upholstered headboard. The table was adorned with yellow, green and deep blue glassware, along with cupid arrows with name cards adorned with gold calligraphy for the Mr. and Mrs. The table was completed with romantic white candles in brass candlesticks and a 6 foot floral garland created by Blossoms at the Biltmore, that dripped to the barn floor.  Rustic chandeliers, cafe lights and sun peeking through the slatted walls illuminated the space and created the perfect ambiance for a romantic dinner for two.

Catrina Earls Photography

Whimsical desserts created by Ruth and Ranshaw were as tasty as they looked.

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

Catrina Earls Photography

The groom was dressed to impress in a wooden bowtie accompanied by mix-matched cuff links while the bride was stunning in a Hayley Paige gown and fur shawl.

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

But, all eyes were on the Bohemian floral crown that was so lush even a day-dreamer would notice.

Catrina Earls Photography Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 To send the bride and groom off to their happily ever after was a canoe. Yes, a restored 1910 old town tripper with mahogany decking and white ash gunwales. Now how artistic, unconventional, dreamy and Bohemian is that?

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Emily & Sean: Mint Museum

With its amazing color palette, utterly stunning bride and lovely images from the uber-talented Schultzes, this wedding is, in one word, breathtaking.  And don’t even get us started on the custom Modern Trousseau lace gown worn by the bride. So go ahead and get lost in this gorgeousness.                    

With its amazing color palette, utterly stunning bride and lovely images from the uber-talented Schultzes, this wedding is, in one word, breathtaking.  And don’t even get us started on the custom Modern Trousseau lace gown worn by the bride. So go ahead and get lost in this gorgeousness.

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

The Schultzes

 

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

Photography by The Schultzes Dress from Hayden Olivia Bridal

 

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The Best of Hayley Paige Trunk Show

 Best Styles, Best Experience, Best Sparkle! Join us March 5th-7th for the best of Hayley Paige trunk show!

 Best Styles, Best Experience, Best Sparkle!

Join us March 5th-7th for the best of Hayley Paige trunk show!

Best of Hayley Paige at Hayden Olivia Bridal

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