Wedding Day Beauty

Wedding Wednesday: Love is Bold with a heart of Gold

No beauty shines brighter than that of a pure set of hearts, which are joined by two people that truly love one another. As you can see, our bride was absolutely GLOW-ing with love on her special day! We had so much fun styling our beautiful bride to-be and her bridesmaids with an elegant soft glam look complimented by a bold lip color. Her romantic side up-do created a stunning classic, yet elegant look! To complete the bridal look she wore the most beautiful lace corset wedding dress that fit her style perfectly. The love and beauty captured during their wedding day absolutely blew us away. So hold on tight and enjoy!

Brunette bride with side up-do, bold lip and smokey eye makeup. Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
it’s that heart of gold, & stardust soul that makes you beautiful.
- r.m. broderick
Brunette bride with side up-do and bold lip. Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Brunette bride with side up-do and bold lip putting on garter. Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com

Bold lip tip: Put a clear gloss over the top of a bold lip color to really make it POP!

Wedding day photography showing off bridal gown.
Wedding day photography displaying wedding rings with flowers.
Brunette bride with side up-do in veil and bold lip. Elegant military wedding. Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Wedding day photography with bridal party in bold red dresses. Bride and bridesmaid beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego). thevanitybelle.com
Wedding day photography with bridal party in bold red dresses. Side up-do and wavy curls hair styles. Bride and bridesmaid beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego). thevanitybelle.com
Wedding day photography with bridal party in bold red dresses. Bridal side up-do with veil. Bride and bridesmaid beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego). thevanitybelle.com

There is no better friend than a sister, And there is no better sister than mine.

Brunette bride with side up-do in long veil and bold lip. Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Brunette bride with side up-do in veil and bold lip. Bride with Father of the Bride. Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com

I loved her first, I held her first and a place in my heart will always be hers.

Brunette bride with groom and bridal party captured at The Immaculata Catholic Church in San Diego.  Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Brunette bride with groom kissing outside the Immaculata Catholic Church in San Diego.  Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Brunette bride with groom outside the Immaculata Catholic Church in San Diego.  Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Bride with groom kissing outside the Immaculata Catholic Church in San Diego.  Bridal Beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Wedding at the Brick Liberty Station with Vanity Belle. thevanitybelle.com

Wedding Photography : Cassia Karin Photography | Wedding Planner: Sweet Blossom Weddings  | Venue : The Brick Liberty Station | Flowers : Urban Garden Floral | Catering : Coast Catering | Music : Lucky Devils Band | Video : Willamus Weddings | Ceremony : The Immaculata Catholic Church

Wedding Wednesday : Love is Bold with a Heart of Gold. Hair and makeup, wedding day beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com

Wedding Wednesday: A Military Love Story

Brunette bride in wedding day photo with long wavy curls under her white veil. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Brunette bride with long curled half up-do for wedding day photo. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com

Two hearts anchored in Love

Brunette Bride with groom and family for wedding day photo. Bridal look by Vanity Belle Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
San Diego military wedding beauty. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com

The Navy may have her sailor, but she will always have his heart. From the moment they met, these two were anchored in love! The pictures from these two tying the knot really rocked our boats with a wave of happiness and we hope they do the same for you!

Classic black and white bridal beauty. Brunette bride in wedding day photo with long wavy curls under her veil. Hair and makeup by Vanity Belle Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Bride and groom first touch wedding day photo. Hair and makeup by Vanity Belle Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
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Out of all the military love stories, I love ours the most!
Brunette bridal in wedding day photo with long wavy curls and soft glam makeup. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Brunette bride being kissed on the forehead by the groom in wedding day photo. Hair and makeup by Vanity Belle Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Bride and Bridesmaids wedding day photo with long wavy curls and smokey eyes. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Bride and groom military wedding fun photo. Bride and Bridesmaids hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Bride with Bridesmaids wedding day photography. Bride and Bridesmaids hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com

Wedding Photography : Petula Pea Photography | Getting Ready Venue : Hyatt Manchester Grand San Diego | Wedding Planner: I Love Your More Events | Bridal Shop : Mia Bella Couture | Dress Designer : Calla Blanche |  Reception & Catering : Ranch Events | Ceremony : Our Lady of the Rosary

Brunette bride, military wedding, wedding inspiration. Long wavy curls and soft glam makeup natural beauty by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com

Wedding Wednesday: Love by the Sea

Now that they have shared some "I Do's" & salty kisses, its time to celebrate all the gorgeous photos of this couple's special day as the new Mr. & Mrs! When your back drop is the pacific ocean, you don't need much decor and details to make your wedding look beautiful. However, this couple still found a way to incorporate all the right colors, fashion and a splash of sparkle to make tie special day unique. Whether or not, you are planning to share your love by the sea, this beach themed wedding will certainly make waves on your Pinterest wedding inspiration board.

Compliments to our artist: Lavonne (Bridal and Bridal Party Hair & Makeup)

Bride photography on morning of wedding with bridesmaids dresses. Bridal Hair and Makeup Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla)
Hispanic brunette bridal makeup with sparkly smokey eye and curled hair down with veil and orchid bouquet. Wedding day Hair and Makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla)

We are in LOVE with the Brides sparkly and smokey eye makeup style! Her gold and soft pink glitter look, combined with a cut crease liner, is not only GORGEOUS, but is also becoming increasing popular, says Stay Glam

Brunette bridal makeup with sparkly smokey eye and curled hair down at Surf & Sand beach wedding in Laguna Beach. Wedding day Hair and Makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla)
Low back wedding dress for bridal fashion photography. Wedding Hair and Makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla)

A beautiful Bride on her wedding day!

Wedding day outdoor photography with champagne bridesmaid dresses and orchid bouquets at Surf & Sand in Laguna Beach, CA. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). 
Brunette bride and maid of honor in wedding day photos with beachy curled hair and orchid bouquet Surf & Sand in Laguna Beach, CA. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Brunette bridal makeup with sparkly smokey eye and curled hair down with accessory at Surf & Sand beach wedding in Laguna Beach. Wedding day Hair and Makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla)
Brunette bridal makeup with sparkly smokey eye and curled hair down with accessory at Surf & Sand beach wedding in Laguna Beach. Wedding day Hair and Makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla)
Brunette bridal makeup with sparkly smokey eye and long curled hair down with accessory at Surf & Sand beach wedding in Laguna Beach. Wedding day Hair and Makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla)

Her soft bohemian waves are styled to perfection for a beachy wedding.  Her elegant and unique jeweled crown is a popular alternative to flower crowns, according to Brides,  and truly pulls the whole style together for the W!

First kiss for Husband & Wife in low back dress at altar in wedding photos at Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, CA. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Beach wedding photography with husband and wife with white orchid bouquet at Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, CA. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Beach wedding photography with husband and wife with white orchid bouquet at Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, CA. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com
Beach Wedding day outdoor photography with bridal party in champagne bridesmaid dresses and orchid bouquets at Surf & Sand in Laguna Beach, CA. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). 

Wedding Photography : Megan Trant Photography and Danielle Ghiringheli  | Wedding Coordinator : Apgape Planning | Venue, Caterer & Hotel: Surf & Sand Resort | Florals : Jenny B Floral Design | Music & Entertainment : Visions Entertainment | Rentals : BEL Event Productions | Videographer : Solace Weddings | Bridal Gown Designer : Kitty Chen Couture | Grooms Attire Designer : Men's Warehouse | Bridesmaids Dress Designer : Bill Levkoff

Beach wedding photography with husband and wife with white orchid bouquet at Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, CA. Bridal hair and makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). thevanitybelle.com

Wedding Wednesday: New Adventures As Husband and Wife

Never did the great outdoors look so beautiful and vibrant then it did today. Love truly grows here at The Inn at The Ruin in California. This fierce and beautiful couple made sure to add a vintage & unique touch to their special day, while making sure to enjoy all the little things they love. 

They say adventures are forever, and we are beyond excited for this beautiful couple to begins their new adventure together. This gorgeous boho styled wedding captured the "free spirit" in our hearts, and we hope it will do the same to yours! Enjoy!

Compliments to our Artists: Diane (Bride & Bridesmaids Makeup) | April (Bridsmaids Makeup)

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If you are looking for a sweet, yet elegant boho makeup style that just screams Goddess, then you will LOVE this smokey-eye bronzed look! Anastasia Beverly Hills Makeup has great glow kits and highlighters to help create that boho style!

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"Add soft definition to your eyes with softly smudged liner" and "shimmering, neutral eye shadow to subtly enhance glowing skin," are trending tips for this look, according to BYRDIE, in their article, '12 Dreamy Wedding Makeup Looks For Every Type of Bride.'  

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Mirror, mirror on the wall.....

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The BRIDE ~ TRIBE

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We are absolutely loving how the photograher capture this amazig First Look!

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Always stay close to what keeps you feeling ALIVE. 

Wedding Photography : Cody and Allison Photography | Wedding Coordinator : Perfectly Poised Events | Venue : The Inn at The Ruin | Cake : Elise Cakes | Lighting: Lights For Nights | Rentals : Circa Vintage Rentals & Sundrop Vintage | Music : DJ James Gonzalez | Entertainment : Tony Angelotti | Catering : A Miho Experience | Transportation : Lin Lines | Florals : Ophelia | Floral Design | Bar : Twisted Spoons

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Wedding Wednesday: Wine & Wedding, The Perfect Blend

Today was a day that she had been dreaming about for her whole life. This adorable couple set sail for a beautiful day of nuptials at one of Temecula wine country's unique locations. As you can see, they had the perfect back drop to capture all of their wedding day bliss. 

Compliments to our artists: Dannielle (Bridal, Bridal Party Hair & Flower Girl) | Vanessa (Bridal & Bridal Party Makeup)

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Wedding Photo Ideas Outdoors at Vineyard with Husband and Wife. Bridal Hair with Veil and Professional Makeup by Vanity Belle in Orange County (Costa Mesa) and San Diego (La Jolla). 

Twirling in love! The bride chose an absolutely stunning silk wedding dress with long lace sleeves. As you can see, along the sides there were curved lace opening in the waistline to add a feminine and fashionable style. 

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Her simple, yet elegant bouquet is the perfect accent to her stunning dress. According to the Knot, "Fresh picked, wild looking bouquets are still reigning in the land of florals. In their recent article, titled '7 Hot Wedding Trends For the Fall,' "Finishing Touches, such as small vines of ivy, elongate the shape of traditionally arranged bouquets, giving them a whimsical appeal, while unexpected add-ins, like thistle and small leafy twigs, capture the spirit of the outdoors."

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We are loving the half up-do styles on the bride and her bridesmaids. This bumped twisted half up-do (far left image) is a stylish look perfect for saying 'I Do's.' Another great way to add texture is to add in a braid (far right image). According to The Right Hair Styles, half up-do's are a very popular and trending on Brides and their Bridal Party. 

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We love this natural soft eye color look with a POP of glam using a winged eye liner as the final touch. A very dramatic yet elegant look!

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Wine, friends, and a wedding make a great blend!

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Wedding Photography : Aperture by Amanda Photography | Venue : Ponte Winery | Dress Designer : Lela Rose Bridal | Gown Boutique : Belle Vie Chicago | Floral Design : Sweet Flowers |