When I got a sneak peak of bhldn.com a few weeks ago, like the rest of the Anthropologie world, I was smitten. Oh hell, it was obsession at first sight. With the launch of the shop on February 14th, came a sense of relief. Not because they weren’t the most beautiful dresses I’ve ever seen but because all but a few would have been way beyond my wedding budget and no amount of convincing could have ever gotten me:
So I can stop second guessing myself or my ill-luck at missing out on such gooey wonderful whimsical loveliness. And just appreciate them. Just a few of my favorites:
So I’ve decided on a rehearsal dinner to be handmade by a super talented designer out of Portland named Amanda Archer. She sent the dupioni swatches last week and that the perfect shade of yellow. so pretty! Another item off the list! YAY!
Here it is in midnight blue cotton:
This is probably the most difficult decision thus far for me. 1000 different iterations, trying my best to include my favorite color (green if that wasn’t obvious) and ranger’s favorite color (blue). It was all so very pretty, but not appropriate for a late October wedding. So we sat one night at the google machine looking at hundreds of inspiration boards and trying to find colors and styles that represented both of us…. and I’m very happy with the results. Charcoal gray and bright saffron yellow: