Thursday, December 20, 2007

One of Our Very Own

Take a look at Britt Hirsh and Drew Brown's engagement session by Caroline Johnson Photography. Britt is a bridal consultant at Solutions Bridal. She also owns a wedding planning business called La Creme. The couple is tying the knot on February 22nd in Anna Maria Island. We all can't wait. Britt purchased a gorgeous Marisa bridal gown. She got proposed over a weekend. That following week a silk taffeta dress arrived from Marisa. We begged her to try it one. Once she put it on, she knew it was the ONE! The three bridesmaids dresses are wearing Watters dupioni dresses in an adriatic color. Caroline Johnson will be capturing the wedding. Check out the slide show on Caroline's blog at

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think that Caroline did an awesome job of making you two look amazing. lol. You are both great. I can't wait until the wedding finally gets here!!!

Top 10 Advice on finding the DRESS!

  • Number One Rule: Be open minded! What you think reminds you of your grandmother's dress on the hanger, may in fact be the dress of your dreams.
  • Bring someone that knows your style better than their own. I'm sure the groom doesn't want to see you in something that your bestfriend would wear on her wedding day
  • DON'T PURCHASE YOUR DRESS ONLINE! You miss out on the whole experience.
  • Don't worry what the groom will think. If he loves you, he will love what you pick.
  • Have fun! Remember that you have been dreaming of this day since you were five. Don't let the decision put a cloud over your head
  • If you hate the little bow on the dress, ask the consultant if you can order it Chances are you can. Keep in mind (contrary to what the magazines always say) there might be a charge for it. It won't lower the cost of the dress.
  • Price vs. Love: If you love the dress, GO FOR IT! Don't settle for less on what your wearing for your big day. You can always take some of the budget from the centerpieces and so on. No one will know and we won't tell.
  • Research designers online and make a scrap book of styles that you like. Do keep in mind, that it may all change when you start trying on.
  • Save the group shopping for the mall. This should be a personal experience that you should only share with one or two.
  • When you find it, you find it. Don't second guess yourself or you will pick your second favorite.