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Real Bride: Charming Winnie at Beau Rivage Fun Wedding 2015

Dearest Olga,

It has been over a year since we met each other and i can hardly make through this time without you. Thank you for helping me choose this mind-blowing dress, for providing me up to date information, for encouraging me to be the bride and the person i want to be. , for calming me down, and for tipping me up.

i enjoyed so much simply talking to you, not only as a client, more as a friend. You are a professional and welcoming, more impressively, sweet, nice, considerable and patient person. I am the luckiest bride ever!

please share the wedding photos with us, i trust your photos choice and know the blog about our wedding will be amazing! and you can also share our wedding video with your brides.

Hope to see you soon,

Best Wishes,

Winnie :0)

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Mariage Champetre – notre Charlotte en Suisse Campagne 22.08.2015

Our stunning and stylish bride Charlotte got married on the lovely sunny afternoon in Suisse countryside. the wedding is a pure fairy-tale for any boho loving bride. We are so grateful for these amazing photos by Blancoco photography.

 

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Our bohemian bride Brittany at her USA Estate Wedding

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Real bride Brittany wearing bohemian style dress by ANNA KARA

Real bride Brittany wearing bohemian style dress by ANNA KARA

« I’ll tell you a secret! When we are expat like me, one of our best friend to find good addresses is « google ».

After a short journey on it, the boutique Belle en Blanc became obvious. Indeed, after browsing all the laudatory testimonies, the pictures of the dresses, getting more beautiful one after the other, I have clearly made my choice. This is going to be my first Lausanne address and also the last.

Completely charmed, I sent an email and received directly an answer back to book an appointment. The first and good feeling was confirmed.

Welcomed by Olga, the owner, I discover a place dedicated to the bride: an elegant and feminine decoration which highlights so perfectly all the choices of the gowns from various designer and the fitting room, but more over, the splendid view of the lake and the alps, have made of this boutique the choice of my heart, really. Just need to find my dress now.

However, I have to wait a bit more as Olga is first asking me a few questions about the style of the wedding and my wishes for clothing. I want to have a dress in ivory, which is unique and reflects a bit of fancy tones, as well as rustic and bohemian, which is Kelley and I whish for the day.

Equiped with these details, Olga selects a few gowns. The fabulous adventure of trying dresses has now started. Olga leaves me some space to take time and to look at myself in the mirror and also tries to identify what I like or dislike in each gown. They are all beautiful, but I still can’t feel the “wooow” effect.

Nevertheless, I am still on my cloud and comes the last gown to try, which is the dress from a polish designer, Anna Kara. By just looking at it, I directly notice the difference: the ivory colour is more obvious and its main fabric, which is in tulle, is simply splendid. It gives the rustic aspect I was looking for. I try it on with a lot of excitement. Olga has barely finished to close the last button of the back, that I spontaneously say “I love IT”. It is the one for sure, this is the one I am going to wear at my wedding. The dress is moreover comfortable; I can even move and dance. Olga is as well convinced; she noticed my switch of expression and posture. I just became at one with the dress.

Even though Olga is professional in her advices, she knows as well how to take time to celebrate happy times. She then offers me a glass of champagne to cherish and memorise this moment full of emotions.

Then, she takes my size in order to make the dress bespoke and to wear it fitted. She assures me that the dress will be delivered on time, as she chooses her designer not only for the quality of their designs and fabrics, but also for their reactivity and respect of deadlines.

Indeed, three months later, Belle en Blanc calls me to try MY dress. It is just a delight to discover it again and we proceed to small adjustments. A week later, it is with my precious dress that I embark on a plane to the USA, where I get to celebrate my wedding. On the day, I felt like a real princess and my husband compared me with a Greek goddess. He also found “us” (the dress and me) beautiful! Enjoy! »

 

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JULIA et SALVATORE Août 2015

Notre magnifique mariee Julia avec son mari Salvatore le jour de leur mariage au Chateau Coppet le 8 Aout 2015. Julia porte une splendie robe blush en dentelle de la collection Augusta Jones, Amanda.

Our real bride Julia and her husband Salvatore on their wedding day 8th August 2015, in Chateau Coppet.
Julia is wearing a stunning blush lace dress by Augusta Jones called Amanda.

Julia et Salvatore Videoclip from Videomariage on Vimeo.

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The Best of Polish

Today we have received the newest collection from our beloved Polish designer, Cracov -based and very talented ANNA KARA. Her collection is just simply beyond beautiful…think the dreamy soft silks, amazing delicate lace details, always very present, striking, yet surprisingly delicate back details and many more eye catching details on those incredibly bohemian gowns.

ANNA KARA’s collection symbolises classic and timeless elegance that is created with everyday brides dreams in mind. The dresses are simple, light and created with premium quality silks, tulle and cotton whilst the tiniest and most intricate details are highlighted by use of the softest, and most unique french lace that we have ever seen at Belle en Blanc. The original embroidery, delicate silks and cotton laces and fluted silhouetted are among the many superb and unique features symbolising the Anna Kara collection.

 

 

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STUNNING MOTHER ANNA IN TUSCAN FAIRYTALE

What a pleasure to read these following lines:

“Hello Olga,
I hope you are doing well. This email to tell you how the wedding of my son went so well. Everything was perfect, I will keep the memory of this beautiful day in my heart forever.
My stunning dress made everybody unanimous and I received a lot of compliments. I think I must have quoted your boutique more than a hundred times.
Here are some pictures (while waiting for the professional ones)
Thank you again for your kindness and professionalism.

Kind Regards,

Anna”

 

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Real Bride: SWEET AMANDA IN SKYLAR

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BRIDAL INSPIRATION SHOOTING MONTREUX PALACE

We are so pleased to share with you the results of our very sunny and glamorous, but busy day at the shooting with Elen from Emo Photo and our glorious wedding gowns at Montreux Palace this summer.

We had a truly great time, got creative, and above all made some really good friends 🙂

 

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Real Bride: Laura & Otto at Beau Rivage Palace Lausanne

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Today i’d like to share with you the wedding of our beautifully stylish bride Laura, who found her dream gown with me in September last year, for her wedding on the 25th July 2015 in Beau Rivage Palace Lausanne and Portes des Iris.

Laura’s wedding has been already proudly published on the wedding dress designer’s website, Augusta Jones, and i would just like to share this with you as well. The interview with Laura was as follows below:

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The Big Question

Otto made sure he had 2 things ready before the proposal. He asked both my Father and Step-Father for my hand, and he also had the ring! Other than that he did not know when or where he would propose. The day after Otto asked the approval of my parents, we drove to the Italian part of Switzerland. Upon arrival we took a boat tour, and then took a lovely walk along the shores of Lake Lugano. Otto was strangely wearing a backpack, but told me it was to hold our rain jackets, in case it would rain.

On our walk he made me climb numerous hills and then back down again. Finally, we arrived in the gardens of a beautiful hotel where there was an elevated terrace overlooking the park and lake. There were 2 tables, one for us and one for another couple who were just leaving. Otto left for a few minutes to order some champagne and left his suspicious looking backpack on the chair. Anyway, before I knew it, my boyfriend of 7 years, was on his knee telling me the sweetest words and asking THE question.
Shop Till You Drop

After having tried on multiple dresses in numerous European cities, I was so pleased to find THE dress in the town we were going to be married! When I tried on the Skyler dress, I instantly knew it was the one. It had the romantic feel, the lace, the buttons, the train, the open back… everything that I was looking for in a dress! The store had the most amazing light and atmosphere. It was a truly special moment.
A Perfect Day

Everything went so smoothly. The temperature was perfect, the sun was shining, the guests were happy, and we were happy! I hadn’t slept very much the days before, but somehow I had an overload of energy that day and was just happily floating on a cloud.
Wise Words

Don’t sweat the small stuff – chances are, no one will even notice.

Don’t forget to take a moment during the day to just relax, look around you, and realize how fortunate you are to get married and that all these people came from near and far to share this day with you.

Do leave on your honeymoon right after!

 

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4th anniversary of Belle en Blanc

It’s already our 4th Birthday!! How quickly time passes by… I remember as yesterday the big rush and excitement before the official opening of the boutique Belle en Blanc on the 16th of November 2011. We had so much success since, and just so many amazing brides, guests, new friendship formed, and network booming!The past 4 years have been a lot of hard work, endless hours spend on research, PR, marketing, bridal markets, and all whilst also becoming a mother! I really don’t know how i managed to pull it all together, but it is certainly my biggest passion, and i can’t imagine doing anything else!

Just to remind you all how it went, i enclose a few photos of our fabulous artist Tony Kunz who captured the essence of the opening night and the beauty of our gowns, and models who presented the catwalk for the guests.

We have dresses over 500 glamorous brides since that day, and the boutique hosted some of the most recognized bridal designers.

However, we have changed our focus and went from all-British to more internationally based designers. Being Polish myself, i am thrilled to announce that we have been very successfully working with a Cracow based polish designer, ANNA KARA, and her collection is just out of this world! think stunning delicate laces, open backs, floaty fabrics, which give a floaty, fresh, bohemian bridal look.

We have introduced also Israelian desinger RIKI DALAL HAUTE COUTURE, and the dresses are designed for sexy, confident and certainly a very fit bride 🙂 Low backs, open sides, very plunging necklines, and most exquisite lace combinations possible. This collection is not to be missed!

Additionally to that we are of course still very happy to be continuing with amazing AUGUSTA JONES, whose collection has been the biggest hit since the opening of the boutique, with one year only we have had 50 happy Augusta Jones brides! A record for any of our designers, and well deserved as Augusta’s dresses are perfectly cut, with very interesting combination of moder, classic and a little touch of sexy look, giving our brides a dream body and feminine style they love so much.