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Hairstyles with a bow hair clip

16 April 2017
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I always encourage brides to choose wedding hair accessories that are easy to wear after the big day, whether it’s for them, for their bridesmaids or other members of the bridal party. I find that wearing again a wedding hair accessory in everyday life is a great way to remember this special day, in addition to feeling gorgeous of course!

If you’re not used to wear hair accessories however, you may be at loss with ideas on how to style your hair. So here are some hairstyle ideas on how to wear a wedding hair accessory after the wedding day!

 

The wedding hair accessory: our Clara bow hair clip

A perfect headpiece for the bride, but also for the bridesmaids, the flower girl and even for the mother of the bride. In fact, not long ago, we suggested this accessory for your bridesmaids if you’re wearing a headpiece with a bow, like your Chantal birdcage veil for example. (Click here to see The article)

Here are different ways to wear your Clara bow hair clip after the wedding day!

 

Under a bun

Every women knows the trick. You’re having a bad hair day? Didn’t have time to wash your hair? Style it in a bun and off you go! To give a chic and elegant twist to your hairstyle, just slip our Clara hair clip under the bun, on the back of the head, and voilà!

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Idea: If you very skilled at styling your own hair, you can make a braid that starts from the neck to your bun.

With a braid

Braids are very trendy at the moment, both as a wedding hairstyle and in everyday life. (Click here to read about 2017 wedding hairstyle trends) Add a touch of originality and fun to your hairstyle by adding your Clara hair clip!

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On the side of the head

Most of us like to let our hair down and loose, but nobody likes when hair falls in our eyes or our face. Prevent this by fixing the hair around your face with hair pins, then add the Clara hair piece on the side to complete your look. The result? You will look both relaxed and stylish!

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Idea: Use your curling iron to add some waves in your hair!

Half-up, Half-down

A simple and easy-to-make hairstyle, having your hair half-up andhalf-down is great to let your hair loose but without it changing constantly. Hide your hair band under your Clara hair clip for a neat and chic but also casual look!

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Photo : Cathy Lessard

Make-Up & hair : Maquillage Camille S.

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Wedding trend : Rustic chic weddings

17 December 2016
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Last week you saw the amazing pictures of our previous photoshoot for a vintage rustic wedding, which is an original twost on this ultra-popular and much-used concept. A vintage and a rustic vibes go easily together so to inspire you even more, what do you think of a rustic ambiance paired with… a chic atmoshpere?

Most of the time  we would not think of pairing these two themes together, and yet : Mélanie did it splendidly well for our photoshoot, mixing the talent of the many talented wedding professionals (see the list of everyone involved after the photos) and the result is amazing! After all a wedding, like a couple, is the amalgam of many different influences, compromises and tastes: what better way to demonstrate it than an environment in an urban and kitsch restaurant, with a chic and elegant wedding decoration?

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The look of the bride

The bride wore a dress of a Quebec designer whom I particularly like, Sonia P. Mélanie styled the wedding gown with our Simplicity bridal veil on comb. The veil brought a traditional and high-end vibe, while the dress offered a touch that was both original and friendly without losing any of its elegance. Perfect for our theme!

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Concept, Planning + Design: Melanie Vallerand / Québec, QC
Photographer/Photographe: Stéphane Audet & Jennifer Marcuson

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; Long with feathers: Sonia P. / Québec, QC // 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 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!

Wedding hair accessories for the bride

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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Wedding hair accessories feather headpiece comb headdress

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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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5 reasons to wear a wedding veil

16 October 2016
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We gave you 5 reasons to wear a wedding hair accessory to your wedding (click here to read the article!), so it’s only fair to do the same with wearing a bridal veil! Because after all about half of brides nowadays wear wedding veils : here’s (probably) why!

1) It is your wedding. You want to wear a veil? Wear a veil. Some may talk to you about the bad symbolism of it – but if you want it, who cares? Some will say you only wear it for the ceremony anyway… so? Don’t dress for others, dress for yourself : as simple as that!

2) You will have a full bridal look. Believe it or not, some brides never have that moment of finding The One when trying on a wedding dress – but once they had a wedding veil on their head, the die had been cast. Like a wedding hair accessory, a veil can be a great way to add style to a simple dress.

3) It will make great pictures. Let’s be honest : one of the biggest reasons for many, many brides to wear a veil is because it will make incredible pictures if it inspires your photographer (or even for a boudoir session!) Pinterest is filled with amazing images of the bride and groom with the veil in the wind while they kiss, or other pictures just as breathtaking.

4) You can create a tradition. Some families used to pass on wedding dresses from generation to generation, but trends change so much, not every wedding gown style are timeless and can be worn decades or even years from now. If you want to keep something for your daughter or niece to wear on their big day as well, keep your veil can be a great idea.

5) You can re-use it in different ways. Sure, it may not be as easy to reuse as a wedding hair accessory, since many can be worn as fashion hair piece. But you can use the fabric of your veil to create something you’ll be able to wear again, especially if it has beautiful details. For example we used the leftover fabric of the dress of a mother of the bride to embellish her headpiece (click here for pics!) – why not do the same with your veil! Not feeling so crafty? We got you covered : just get in touch with us to have some suggestions (include pics of your veil!) or to tell us your idea and we’ll see what we can do!

Still hesitating between a wedding hair accessory or a bridal veil? Remember that the choice is yours and shouldn’t be dictacted by another person, article or whatnot. When choosing your wedding veil or bridal headpiece, as with any other accessory of your bridal look, you have to consider the overall style you’re going for and see if it all comes toghether perfectly. And remember, in case of doubts, just ask us!







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Wedding idea : Add color to your bridal hair accessory

28 August 2016
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More and more brides want to personalize their wedding hair accessory. And why not? One advantage to order a hair piece, a fascinator or a veil signed Capelio is your bridal accessory will always be created especially for you, after you lodge your order, which makes it easy to make it unique and perfectly suited to your desires. And ddding colors is a great way to customize your wedding hair accessory!

Most wedding now have a color theme, which many elements are based on, from the decoration to the wedding party’s attire. In the case of Marie-Pier, who’s getting married later this year, the color theme of her wedding was fuschia. After trying our feather headpiece on a comb Catherine in a bridal store, she contacted us to know if it was possible to add a touch of fuschia to her bridal hair piece. After discussing together, we decided to add fuschia feathers in the white ones of the Catherine headpiece and voilà!

Here is the result :

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(Click the image to see the original accessory on Etsy)

This is not the first time a bride asks us to personalize her wedding accessory with a particular color: a bride whose bouquet had purple flowers wanted her Vivaldi headdress to have a purple feather flower with white birdcage veil :

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Here are some other examples to get you inspired:

A mother of the groom who added a touch of red to go with the Habs theme of the wedding

A mother of the bride who used leftover fabrics and lace from her dress to incorporate in her ivory fascinator

 

 

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