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Wedding inspiration : Baby’s breath trend

12 March 2017
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Baby’s breath flower are more popular than ever! I’ve noticed there’s a lot of interest for our Anna Rosa flower crown, made with artificial baby’s breath flowers, as well as our Anita combs, a wedding hair flower piece from our 2017 wedding collection. Thus to inspire you further for your wedding, here are various ways to incorporate this trend into your own big day!

Bouquets

It goes without saying that when we think wedding flowers, the first thing that comes to mind is the bride & bridesmaids’ bouquets. Baby’s breath are perfect to create small bouquets for your bridesmaids – this way, by adding baby’s breath to your bridal bouquet, you create a great visual link between the two :

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Babys breath wedding inspiration bouquet bridal party bride bridesmaids

 Photos : Cathy Lessard

Wedding hair accessories

Flower crowns are definitely on trend, so it’s only natural for wedding flower wreaths with baby’s breath flowers to be very popular! Having one with artificial flowers, like our Anna Rosa flower crown, is great if you want to wear it again : pair it with a summer dress or wear it at a festival for a great summer look!

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For those of you who aren’t that big on flower crowns – or who wants something smaller for your bridesmaids, for example – you also have the option of our baby’s breath wedding comb, Anita. This way, you can incorporate this floral wedding hair accessory to a bun, braid or any other hairstyle! Again, it’s a great option to wear it after the wedding day!

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Wedding decoration

A lot of bride and groom choose to incorporate floral elements into their wedding decor to create a breathtaking & romantic effect. In fact, this is in part of baby’s breath are so popular : since it is possible to have a beautiful result in an easy way, many couples use this flower in their decoration for its simple but elegant DIY effect. As Stacey, the wedding planner behind The Ultimate Planner service based in Montreal, says, “Baby’s breath are really popular at the moment because everyone is going rustic crazy and they’re perfect for that ambiance!”

Here are different creations by Stacey to inspire you for your wedding decoration:

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 The Ultimate Planner’s website

One of our 2015 brides had used baby’s breath flowers for her wedding decoration – she paired them with other white flowers to create cute centerpieces. Easy-to-make, elegant yet efficient! Here’s the result :

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Setting decoration bride reception wedding photography blog

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Bridal hairstyles trends of 2017

25 February 2017
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We’re back with the 2017 hairstyles trends for the bride! As in 2015 & 2016, we asked Angela of Coiffure du Château to tell us more about what is trendy for the upcoming wedding season.

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Waves & messy hair

Probably a consequence of the rustic and DIY trends (click here and here for rustic inspirations) that take over so many weddings, bridal hairstyles are also becoming more relaxed. Angela says, “this year is even more “undone” than last year with loose waves, messy, beach “did it myself” hair.”

It may seems funny that many brides would opt to go to a hairstylist to get their hair professionally done only to choose a style that looks as if they did it themselves. But no one would risk doing their own hair for the big day. Also, as many couple focus more their wedding day on the moment itself and not on the details, it is only normal the bride’s look shows this new approach to weddings!

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Statement bridal hairstyles

On the other end of the spectrum, there are the brides who think, Go big or go home! After all, it is your big day and it’s the perfect change to live out your fantasies. According to Angela, “Fashion to the max this year, anything goes as long as it’s fabulous and bold!”

For those who liked one of the major trends of last year, you ‘re in luck : “Of course braids are here to stay, so we are seeing those too!” says Angela.

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And what can we expect in the future? The hairstylist muses, “I’m thinking more real life princess themes will be coming.”

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Flower hair accessories

Braids aren’t the only bridal hairstyles trend making a comeback this year: flowers for hair are still going from strength to strength! It is a favorite for bride and their bridesmaids we’ve seen for years and it seems its popularity isn’t diminishing any time soon.

Indeed, when we asked her the accessories trends she knew would be big in 2017, Angela answered without hesitating : “It’s floral floral floral! We’ll see major floral headpieces that make a statement. Crowns of flowers, big and bold or baby’s breath accessories.”

No wonder one of Angela’s favorite bridal headpieces of our 2017 wedding collection is our Marianna flower crown!

Click here to see the Marianna flower crown

Click here to see the Anna Rosa flower wreath

Click here to see the Anita baby breath’s flower combs

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Wedding dresses & hair accessories 2017

18 February 2017
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After we launched our 2017 wedding hair accessories collection, a French-Canadian blogger, Emma of M.A. The Girly Girl, wrote an interesting article matching her favorite bridal headpieces, flower crowns & veils with wedding dresses (click here for the article – only in French though!)

I liked it so much, it gave me the idea to do something similar to inspire brides-to-be! I asked Caroline Jarry, the amazing stylist who we interviewed for our post on how to wear a wedding hair accessory with short hair, to pair wedding gowns with her favorite Capelio wedding hair accessories!

I selected two fellow Canadian designers selling on Etsy to illustrate the wedding gowns popular trends of 2017. Here’s the result!

 

The two-piece wedding dress

Who hasn’t seen crop top in the street in recent years? This trend is ultra-popular with fashionistas, so it was only a matter of time before this look was also available for the bride. There are plenty of great two-pieces wedding gowns for the bride on Pinterest, which is stylish while being totally different from the traditional wedding dress.

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Wedding gown : AnyaDionne

Caroline’s choices 

The Marianna flower crown : I like the more “present” side of this flower crown- it works as well with the classic side of the skirt and more modern top”

The Petals bridal headband : “This bridal headband is also perfect for this wedding dress, if we prefer to leave the spotlight to the wedding gown.”

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The wedding dress with cut-off

More and more brides want to be not only gorgeous on their wedding day, but also sexy as well. Hence the trend of wedding dresses with cut-off patterns that has emerged in recent years.  It’s easy to find beautiful wedding gowns that are both sophisticated while having a sexy allure to them by showing a little bit of skin here and there!

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Wedding gown : AnyaDionne

Caroline’s choices 

The Anna Alexandra wedding hair comb : “This subtle wedding hair comb enhances the godess-like style of this dress”

The one-of-a-kind red flower crown : “This flower wreath not only complete well the wedding gown, it also brings a touch of color to break with the classic ”all in white”…!”

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The modern-princess wedding dress

Many future brides want a wedding day that will unfold like a fairy tale and feeling like a princess on their big day is a big part of it! Nowadays we can forget the bridal look of an oversized skirt on a corset, a strong trend for decades. Now we use modern details to play with this theme, so you can feel like royalty but with a trendy look!

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Wedding gown : PureMagnoliaCouture

Caroline’s choices 

The Cosmo flower wreath : ”I love the bucolic details of the dress and to put these forward I think this delicate flower crown is perfect!”

The Luna double wedding veil : “With such a romantic wedding gown, you can opt for a veil, in this case the Luna bridal veil since, thanks to its perfect proportions, it completes the dress without adding too much details”

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The classic wedding gown

Nothing beats a simple, classic wedding dress that you may even be able to reuse for a special occasion or to pass on to a young woman in your family in the future. You can find beautiful dresses with a classic cut but with a touch of originality : a bust with sequin, an interesting lace pattern, etc.

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Wedding gown : AnyaDionne

Caroline’s choices

The Marie-Helen birdcage veil : “With this subtle and classic wedding dress, this delicate birdcage veil enhanced by the jewelry piece, will be just perfect!”

The Ireland bridal fascinator : “Don’t hesitate to wear this wedding headpiece delicately placed on a messy bun or even on loose hair : with the wedding gown, your shoulders will be perfectly highlighted.”

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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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Summer & fall flower crown with red flowers

18 September 2016
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You are sad that summer is (almost) over? Well, we have good news for you: soon you will be able to get hair accessories signed Capelio meant to be worn in the summer, as well as during the fall and winter on a hat!

Those accessories for the hair and hats are still in development, as well as other types of hair accessories, but there’s actually one you can get right now that you can wear in your hair as a flower crown and on a felt hat during the autumn! See this gorgeous hair piece on Etsy in our store – the crown holds on ribbons so you can perfectly wear it in your hair or wear it on a hat, like this:

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Hope you like it! Hurry because there is only one available! Once it’s gone, it will be impossible to make the same for another client!

In fact, we will offer now ”one of a kind” hair accessories in our Etsy store. Only one or very few of those pieces will be available. These unique accessories will be in the category “One of a kind” and include as much fashion hair accessories, like this one crown, and wedding accessories. Stay tuned for more!

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Anna and Howard’s wedding

21 August 2016
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Meet your future husband in the Cayman Islands during a short trip: sounds like the script of a Hollywood movie, right? And yet that’s what happened to Anna, a 2016 Capelio bride!

Even crazier? Anna’s journey lasted only 24 hours! Two friends convinced her to go with them, which allowed her to meet Howard, who worked at the hotel where they were staying. Although she thought he had a je-ne-sais-quoi, she didn’t fall in love straight away. Unlike him : for Howard it was love at first sight… when he saw her remove his sunglasses! He could admire her eyes and from that moment, the die has been cast.

Thanks to Anna’s friends, the lovebirds remained in contact when the young woman left to return to Montreal after 24 hours. Quickly the young couple began to communicate every day and after one week, Howard sent plane tickets to Anna so she could join him back when she got few days off work. In fact, whenever she had three or four days off, her boyfriend would send her plane tickets to go back to see him. A few months later, the groom wrote to Anna’s father asking for her hand and two months later, they were engaged!

The proposal took place in the Cayman Islands, of course: the couple were dinig at the Dolve Vita,  an Italian restaurant on the edge of the sea. What a romantic setting!

 

The wedding day

The setting

The wedding took place at the sugar shack Lalande in Montreal. The bride and groom wanted something simple, intimate, with only their relatives and close friends. The couple loves nature and chose on purpose a location that made their guests discover one aspect of Quebec culture, as some were from Switzerland, France, the US and even the Congo! The bride says, “We had a beautiful wedding with our guests who were all incredibly supportive and caring with us and especially who showered us with a lot of love! For this we are extremely grateful.”

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The bride getting ready

Anna had a clear idea from the start of the wedding hair accessory she wanted, a flower crown with roses : “The bespoke wreath created specifically for my wedding was above my expectations! Audrey has created exactly what I had in mind!” In fact, we like the result so much that there will be a similar flower crown with white or ivory roses available in the 2017 collection!

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The ceremony

The most beautiful moments of the day for Anna? The arrival on the arm of her father when she and her future husband began to cry, chocked with emotions. When her friend Julie-Anne sang during the ceremony. When the two doves were released. And finally, when Cynthia, a friend of the bride, performed after the first dance a song she had written especially for the newlyweds. “It was very moving to receive so much love! “

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Wedding real wedding Montreal flower crown ceremony

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Wedding real wedding Montreal flower crown couple ceremony

 

The wedding photos

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Wedding real wedding Montreal flower crown

And they lived happily ever after!

 

Photo : Olivier Lg Photography

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Flower crown with a veil for the bride

11 June 2016
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Weeks ago we received a request from the friend of a bride on Etsy, asking if we could add a veil on our Gabriella flower crown for a bachelorette party in New Orleans. (Sounds like so much fun, right? How lucky is the bride!) We happily obliged, of course. Here’s the result :

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We added a 35cm-long version of our Simplicity veil in a way that made it possible to slide the veil on the crown to position it so it would perfectly suits the bride and her hairstyle. Not only that, but we made it so that after the bachelorette party was over, it would be super-easy to simply cut the veil without causing any damage to the flower crown, so the bride (or one of the bridesmaids!) could wear it with a summer dress, for example!

I’ve seen few pictures of brides wearing flower crowns with veils on Pinterest which made me think that probably other brides would like the same thing. What do you think? Is it something you’re considering for your own wedding?

It could be very interesting for a bride to wear the same flower crown as her bridesmaids, but with a veil in order to set her appart. If you’re thinking about that kind of look for yourself and your bridal party, make sure to get in touch so we can create the wedding hair accessories of your dreams!







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