real LD wedding: amy & adam

This wedding was one word. OK, two. COMPLETELY GORGEOUS. Amy and Adam got married on a perfect early fall day in September at the Waveny House. The sun was bright in New Canaan but there was a chill in the evening air that helped guests dance on the patio all night long. The mansion was […]

real LD wedding: savannah + tony

We are absolutely over-the-moon-THRILLED to share our first summer 2013 Lovely Day wedding with you! We had the incredible pleasure of working with Savannah and Tony to plan their DIY wedding in New Milford, CT. ¬†After meeting them in February we were in love – and when Tony asked for a to-go container for the […]

LD styled shoot: farm-to-table inspiration board

It’s smack dab in the middle of wedding season and while we’ve been super busy (and happily so!), we’ve also been a bit neglectful on the blog (our bad). To give you a snapshot, the past few weeks have brought venue walk-through’s, client planning meetings and three new Lovely Day weddings booked – all in […]

bridal style: racerback gowns

The latest bridal trend we’re dreaming of? Racerback gowns. These sophisticated beauties are the best way (we think) to flatter toned arms, and we’re loving the many styles out there. From J.Crew to Claire Pettibone, designers are pulling in fabric to make room for dramatic backs that show a little extra shoulder. Here are some […]

planning guide: what to do with your bouquet?

You did it! You managed all of the vendors and family politics, the weather was perfect and you even remembered to grab your bouquet at the end of the night – you got married! Congratulations, kisses all around and you’re on to the after party with your new hubby… but don’t forget your pretty petals […]

holiday weddings: do or don’t?

Summer is here and with it comes a multitude of national holidays to celebrate. Memorial Day kicks it off with outdoor BBQs and the re-emergence of white denim, then we celebrate July 4th with fireworks and extended beach trips, and Labor Day rounds out the summer months with final dips in the pool before the […]