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Photoshoot coming soon!

8 April 2017
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Phew, between the wedding season (and the orders for bridal accessories!) upon us and preparing for the launch of Capelio’s 2017 fashion collection Murder Mystery, there is less time to update the blog! I still wanted to write a post to tell you about the photoshoot of last Sunday with the photographer Cathy Lessard, makeup artist & hairdresser Camille Savoie and our model, the beautiful Andréanne.

Those who follow Capelio on Facebook and/or Instagram will remember that recently we were looking for a model to participate in this project: we selected Andréanne and the photoshoot unfolded in an ambiance of fun and laughter! The idea behind this photoshoot was to show how it is possible to wear an accessory several different ways and with several different looks. Camille did a great job and I can’t wait to show you the pictures!

The result will be the subject of an article on Capelio’s blog that will show how you can completely change your look with different accessories, make-up and hairstyles – also, I think it may inspire more than one bride on how to wear your wedding hair accessory after the wedding day!

For now, I leave you with few behind the scenes pictures!

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Cathy Lessard’s website

Maquillage Camille S.’ website 

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Wedding hair accessories of 2017

7 January 2017
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They're here! Our wedding hair accessories 2017 are now available! Like last year, you can see that the collection features different inspirations : some of the bridal headpieces have a more romantic vibe, other hair pieces have more of a vintage touch, or some headdressesare more classic... Whatever your tastes, you can find something you like!

And again like last year, the collection includes wedding hair accessories that will be very easy to wear after your wedding day, as well as wedding headpieces will be perfect for your bridal party, both to complete their outfit and as a thank-you gift, whether it's the bridesmaids, mother of the bride and even the flower girl!

Click on the hair accessory you like to access to see it on Etsy :

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Model & Make-up artist : Camille Savoie of Maquillage Camille S.
Hair : Olivia Eadie of Castle Coiffure
Photo : Simon Trudeau

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Wedding trend : Rustic vintage weddings

10 December 2016
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Here’s an early Christmas present : the gorgeous pictures of the wedding photoshoot that took place few weeks earlier! The pictures arebreath-taking and I’m sure they will inspire you for your wedding! With all the rustic weddings we see on Pinterest, wedding blogs and the likes, it feels like there’s nothing original about it. And true, we’ve seen so many mason jars adapted in every way possible for that particular wedding theme, but looking at those pictures will definetely convince you a small wedding with a DIY-feel has a lot of character!

Indeed the first ambiance of the wedding photoshoot we did had a rustic ring to it, but there was also a very strong vintage vibe. It worked well with the Batinse, the restaurant where the photoshoot took place. It shows how even with a small, simple venue it’s still possible to create a breathtaking atmosphere for your wedding. Melanie Vallerand was the one who coordinated the whole thing – you can see all the talented professionals who made this possible right after the pictures!

The bridal look

I love how the wedding dress come from a regular women’s fashion store : not only is it gorgeous but it would be also easy to wear it after the wedding. To go with this bridal dress, we paired our Anastasia birdcage veil, made with a lace piece on a comb with an ivory veil. It was perfect to create a look that was both timeless and romantic. Also just like the dress, you can wear it afterwards simply by cutting or folding the veil!

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Next week you’ll see more photos with a rustic chic wedding!

 

Concept, Planning + Design: Melanie Vallerand / Québec, QC
Photographer/Photographe: Jennifer Marcuson
Collaborating Photographer/Photographe Collaborateur: Stéphane Audet / Québec, QC
Location/Lieu: Le Batinse / Québec, QC
Flowers/Fleurs + Decor: Conter Fleurette / Saint Jean Port Jolie, QC
Hair/Coiffure: Olivia Eadie  / Québec, QC
Makeup/Maquillage: Maquillage Camille S. / Québec, QC
Bridal Looks; Dresses/Robes; Short: Kimchi Blue, Urban Outfitters // Shoes/Chaussures: Kate Spade
Groom’s Looks; Pants and Jacket/Pantalons et Veston: Le 31 -Simon’s (Tessuto Marzutto) // Shirts: Le 31 – Simon’s // Tie/Cravate: homemade by Stéphanie Bélanger // Watch/Montre: Vitaly Design // Shoes/Chaussures: Browns
Bridal Hair Accessories/Accessoires de Cheveux: Capelio / Québec, QC
Models/Mannequins; Charo Foo // Maxime Bouchard

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Wedding hair accessories packages on Etsy

27 November 2016
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Planning a wedding involves so much detail - wouldn't it be just wonderful to be able to simplify the process by having the ability to get, for example, your wedding hair accessories in one click?

We know that a wedding means a lot of details to think of and foresee, so Capelio thought of you, lovely future brides! We've created combos of wedding hair accessories on Etsy specifically for you, to make your life easier!

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We know that many brides like to accessorize their wedding veils with other accessories; you can now get your duo in a single click of a veil wedding on comb with a headband:

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You prefer flower crowns to headbands? Whether it's with our Gabriella crown with white flowers or our Anna Rosa wreath with babys breath flowers, you will be breathtaking with flowers in your hair and a long veil 1m long, white or ivory!

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Wedding Hair Accessories for the bridal party

Accessories are a popular thank-you gift for bridesmaids: not only is it a great present that is sure to be loved, but it also makes it also adds a special touch to the look of your girls on the big day, as well as creating a link and a visual harmony between your outfit and theirs. So you can always get a great combo in our Etsy shop that includes our Gabriella flower crown and 3 white Abby flowers hair pins!

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One more thing..

Don't forget that it's always possible to customize wedding hair accessories, for example bridal pieces you want for your bridesmaids or a bridal hair accessory personalized with your wedding colors!
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New wedding photography session at the Batinse

20 November 2016
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A new week, a new photoshoot to take part in! In fact, this time, the planning and coordinating of said wedding photography session was the work of Mélanie Vallerand, photographer and wedding coordinator in Quebec City. A team of Quebec wedding professionals gathered together for this wonderful creative wedding photography session and, of course, Capelio was there!

Our Anastasia lace headpiece with birdcage veil was used for the first look, and the second was with our Simplicity veil in an ivory version. It is both a pleasure and a pride to lend our creations for a wedding photoshoot with so many talented people sensitive to the slightest detail!

I’m so excited to see the final photos, but we’ll have to wait until December! Some lucky people may have already seen the preview shots that were published on Facebook and I guess you know the result will be breathtaking. For the others, here’s a preview :

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Did you recognize Charo from our Murder & Mystery photoshoot at the Morrin Center? She’s so beautiful! In addition to Charo, here are all the artisans of this wedding photography session:

Design & planification: Mélanie Vallerand Photography – Coordination

Photographers collaborators : Audet Photo & Sweet Nothings Wedding

Flowers : Conter Fleurette

Hairstyles : Olivia Eadie of Coiffure du Château

Make-Up : Maquillage Camille S.

Models : Charo Foo & Maxime Bouchard

Accessories : Capelio!

Venue : Batinse

Dress : Vintage & Sonia P. Création 

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Fashion hair accessories at the Morrin Center

7 November 2016
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Yesterday we made the photoshoot for Capelio’s next fashion collection!

To organize a photoshoot for a new collection is always tedious: you want to surround yourself with the best people who understand your vision and who you can trust, you want to create an atmosphere that reflects the artistic direction of the collection and of course, you want to create breathtaking  photos that will inspire your clients. The process often involves many questiones you ask yourself, with a lot of stress and emotions, especially when you’re a perfectionist. In fact, a designer recently told me that just before her own photoshoot for her new collection, she felt none of her clothes were up to what she had envisonned because of the stress. So it’s not just me then!

But in the end everything went well, largely thanks to the talented people involved who all did a masterful job. So it’s really important for me to thank them properly here :

Angela Baughman and Olivia Eadie of Castle Coiffure;

Simon Trudeau, filmmaker;

Yvon Latulippe, photographer;

Camille Lavoie, makeup;

The models Audrey, Rebekah, Emilie and Charo;

Manon Fortin of the Morrin Center;

And finally Sonia Plourde, designer, for lending us her amazing clothes!

I thank them all from the heart for their incredible commitment, their immense talent and their great cherfulness! Not only did we all worked together to make beautiful photos, the day was also incredibly fun!

The wait until May 2017, when the collection will be launched, will be difficult… But you’ll get a chance to see few previews here and there on our Facebook page, as well as a special Instagram account created especially for the collection : @murdermysterycollection Make sure you also subscribed to our newsletter so you don’t miss anything :






Here is a picture behind the scene taken at the end of the session:

Olivia, me and Charro

Olivia, me and Charro

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Black birdcage veil and feathers hair piece

1 October 2016
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Even with wedding season stretching later and later in the year, autumn often means the start of the creative process for the next collection of wedding hair accessories, as well as our limited-edition special collections, like the Butterfly Effect this year and the Pin-Up collection before that. Of course, the creative process never really stop : we’re always picking up new ideas, listenning to our customers’ desires and needs, getting inspired by materials, pictures, movies and the like.

Autumn is when you take it all in, start playing with the materials to do what will become eventually the samples of the next wedding and fashion accessories collections, plan the photoshoot and all the communication tools. During this creative process, sometimes there are accessories that won’t make the final cut even if they’re beautiful and we love them, because sometimes the material is in short supply, we already have similar pieces in the collections, etc.

While we were working on the next limited-edition fashion collection, to be launched in May 2017, we created a beautiful black birdcage veil with feathers on a hair clip. While we do love it and it would work well with the follow-up collection to The Butterfly Effect, unfortunately because of the material used we couldn’t make more than one piece. Look at this beauty :

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But good news : it is now available in our “one of a kind” section on Etsy! Like the summer/autumn flower crown with red flowers, you can get it now and you will be the only one in the world to own this beautiful creation!

Its classy look means you can wear it to many events with elegance and style. Get it quick : not only there are only one available, but this bircage veil is perfect for a Halloween party!

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