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Margaret & Greer

Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding

How many people can say they met “the one” in fourth grade!  That’s exactly what happened for Margaret and her husband Greer.  The two met each other while in elementary school, started dating in high school, and the rest is history!

The two had an unbelievable team of wedding vendors to help make their special day a reality.  Below are some of our favorite highlights from their wedding.  

Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding
Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding

When shopping for her gown, Margaret first started in larger cities, but didn’t have the best experiences.  She visited Alexia’s, and fell in love with a beautiful gown by New York designer, Austin Scarlett.  The gown was a custom cap sleeve trumpet gown with buttons extending the length of the train.  Margaret’s wedding day look was completed by Teighla Norris and Ashley Calderwood who styled her hair and makeup.

Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding
Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding

The moment that Margaret will never forget from her wedding is seeing Greer’s face as she walked down the aisle towards the alter.

Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding

Margaret and Greer held their wedding reception at the gorgeous Carolina Country Club in Raleigh.  Brenda Whitley, their wedding coordinator, has been with the club for years and is such an expert with the whole process, which resulted in the couple having a stress-free day.

Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding
Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding

Margaret was previously friends with Kelly and Brian from Kelly Odom Florist.  The two took into consideration her personality and then elevated her wedding vision to another level with their unbelievable skill and creativity.

Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding
Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding
Alexia's Bridal Boutique Real Wedding

Dara Blakely Photography did an amazing job capturing the special day.  Margaret mentioned that Dara immediately put her at ease while behind the camera, allowing her to feel comfortable while really enjoy the evening!

Bridal Gown: Austin Scarlett

Wedding Venue: Carolina Country Club

Photography: Dara Blakeley Photography

Florist: Kelly Odom Flowers

 

Ines Di Santo Trunk Show

Alexia's is excited to be hosting an Ines Di Santo bridal trunk show on February 10th & 11th featuring the Fall/Winter 2017 couture collection as well as the new Ines line.

Below is a preview with some of our favorites from the couture collection.  Di Santo showcased many gowns with tulle, delicate lace and intricate embroideries while also incorporating soft blues and pale pinks.  The result is a collection that is elegant, yet still light and airy.

Call our salon at 919.829.5900 or feel free to click here to schedule your personalized appointment.  Special incentives will be offered for all custom order gowns purchased during the event!

Ines Di Santo Bijou Front

Ines Di Santo Eloise Front

Ines Di Santo Mimi Front

Ines Di Santo Yvette Front

Ines Di Santo Coco Front

Ines Di Santo Giselle Front

Ines Di Santo Souffle Front
Ines Di Santo Bijou Back

Ines Di Santo Eloise Back

Ines Di Santo Mimi Back

Ines Di Santo Yvette Back

Ines Di Santo Coco Back

Ines Di Santo Giselle Back

Ines Di Santo Souffle Back

Kasey and Jefferson's Intimate Wedding

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Kasey and her fiancé, Jefferson first met one another years ago while living in Pinehurst, NC.  They since had relocated to Raleigh and Greensboro respectively.  They reconnected by chance and quickly became close friends.  While at one of our favorite Raleigh restaurants, Second Empire, Jefferson popped the big question and they became engaged!

Kasey and Jefferson celebrated their wedding in an intimate ceremony at the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro.  Kasey’s gown was a beautiful embroidered sheath style by Theia Couture.

Below are some stunning images from the couple’s wedding day!

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Bridal Gown: Theia Couture

Wedding Venue: Proximity Hotel

Photography: Human Graphics Photography

Florist: Blossoms Florist

Austin Scarlett Trunk Show

Alexia's was excited to host designer, Austin Scarlett and his latest bridal collection to our salon a few weeks ago.

Austin studied at the Arts Student League of New York and the Fashion Institute of Technology.  He gained international recognition as a contestant on the original season of Project Runway and soon afterwards was the creative director of the design house, Kenneth Pool for six years prior to debuting his own line.

Austin's collection ranges from delicate and lightweight dresses of tulle and lace to sculpted silk satin gowns.  Austin worked one-on-one with Alexia's to customize gowns specifically for each bride during our trunk show.  Following the event, Alexia's hosted a cocktail soiree so past and present Austin Scarlett brides could have an opportunity to meet the designer in person.

 

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Southern Bride & Groom 2017 Magazine Cover

Earlier this year, Alexia's had the pleasure of participating in a styled photo shoot with a team of unbelievable vendors at the Merrimon Wynn House in downtown Raleigh.  The photos were for Southern Bride & Groom's 30th anniversary, and we are excited that one of our bridal gowns made the cover shot for the publication!

The "Pippa" gown featured in the magazine is a hand appliquéd Chantilly lace ball gown accented by crystals and silk organza flowers by Vera Wang.  We were also able to incorporate one of our beautiful Monique Lhuillier bridesmaids dresses.

The bride and groom featured in the shoot were actually not models, but a real couple.  We hope you enjoy the below images and look for more gorgeous dresses from our salon in the upcoming magazine!

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Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaid
Vera Wang Pippa

Bridal Gown: Vera Wang "Pippa"

Bridesmaid Gown: Monique Lhuillier

Wedding Venue: The Merrimon Wynne House

Photography: Renee Sprink Photography

Florist: Meristem Floral

Planning & Design: Events by La Fette