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  • Tropical Southern Golden Girl Inspired Soiree!


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    Hey hey southern Golden Girl, how about a little tropical inspired soiree for your Friday?

    Happy Friday Lulas!

    We are beside ourselves excited to share with you a little of our styled shoot with Southern Savvy Events and photographer Cathy Durig. If ever there was a time to embrace our inner Golden Girls, this shoot definitely fits the bill. Blanche, Dorothy, Estelle, and Rose would be so proud.

     

    Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blogTropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    Also excited to see that our Abby bridesmaid dress in white serves as our Bride’s LWD. Any of our Lulakate’s can be worn by the bride in white, (and of course in any color you like!) We also wanted to say thank you to Bella Bridesmaids for sharing with Lauren of Southern Savvy Events our dresses. Those girls sure do know what they’re doing when it comes to bridesmaid style!

     

    Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    Look at those amazing florals! Wish we could have these in our salon all year long. The design by New Creations Floral Co. fit the style of this tropical southern Golden Girl soiree just right!

     

    Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    We also are in awe of these fun and sweet stationery from Olive Paper. These would also serve as sweet little cards for your bridesmaids to keep. We love the idea of making a scrapbook of all your friends weddings including your own to celebrate the memories with your closest gal pals.

     

    Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    Our Southern Golden Girl Gal Pals

     

    Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog Tropical Southern Golden Girls Inspired Soiree | Cathy Durig Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    Of course you can always stop by Bella Bridesmaids, our other retailers, and our own salon in Charleston to try on our Lulakates. And for the month of December, we will be offering 10% off discount on any Lulakate dress! Make an appointment today!

  • Press: Wedding Bells


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  • Pastel Candy-licious Styled Shoot


    Bridesmaid, Inspired, It's Friday, I'm In Love

    Could we be anymore in love with this pastel candy-licious styled shoot? Even if there weren’t any Lulakates in the shoot, we’d still love it! The concept of pairing candy, pastels, and a wedding, seem perfect and very kind to our inevitable sweet tooth.

     

    Pastel Candy-licious

     

    Pastel Candy-licious wedding inspiration shoot with Lulakate Bridesmaid dresses | Ariel Perry Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks | www.lulakate.com

     

    Featured on Wedding Chicks, this styled shoot can be seen in full with all the charming details. Sarah Sofia Productions is the designer and stylist behind all this cuteness, and Ariel Perry captured all the fun.

     

    And how amazing is this “Love” cut-out? Hmmm, may need this in our shop!

     

    Pastel Candy-licious wedding inspiration shoot with Lulakate Bridesmaid dresses | Ariel Perry Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks | www.lulakate.com

     

    Calling all sweet tooths! (Including ours!) What’s not to love about a cotton candy champagne cocktail bar?

     

    Pastel Candy-licious wedding inspiration shoot with Lulakate Bridesmaid dresses | Ariel Perry Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks | www.lulakate.com

    Pastel Candy-licious wedding inspiration shoot with Lulakate Bridesmaid dresses | Ariel Perry Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks | www.lulakate.com

     

    The models wear our Kenzie Top with Sassy Striped Dahlia Skirt, Carter, and Lucy dresses. (Pictured above from left to right)

     

    Gotta say, we love the combination of colors!

     

    P.S. We have so many colors too! And in two different fabrics!

     

    Check out our site to mix & match to fit your needs!

     

    Pastel Candy-licious wedding inspiration shoot with Lulakate Bridesmaid dresses | Ariel Perry Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks | www.lulakate.com

    Pastel Candy-licious wedding inspiration shoot with Lulakate Bridesmaid dresses | Ariel Perry Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks | www.lulakate.com

    Pastel Candy-licious wedding inspiration shoot with Lulakate Bridesmaid dresses | Ariel Perry Photography | Featured on Wedding Chicks | www.lulakate.com

     

    Isn’t it positively charming?! Every detail came together so sweetly, and again, we are so in love with this concept! Please check out the full post to see all of the vendors incredible work over on Wedding Chicks.

  • Lulakate Harper Tropical Bridal Brunch Inspiration


    Bridesmaid, Inspired, It's Friday, I'm In Love, Wear It Again

    Our Lulakate Harper dress (in this amazing Forest green color), has completely inspired us to make one last stand before this summer weather leaves us. We decided to take a little adventure over to the idea of a tropical bridal brunch! Complete with palm details, hibiscus floral crowns, poppy pink lipstick (of course), and some tropical heels. This inspirational post also furthers the idea that you really can wear our Lulakate dresses for more than just one event.

    And without further ado…

     

     

    LULAKATE HARPER TROPICAL BRIDAL BRUNCH INSPIRATION

     

    Lulakate Harper Inspired by a Tropical Bridal Brunch - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    The fun that the Harper dress encompasses is evident with the short Dahlia style skirt. The pleating gives a fuller style as to allow for comfort and ease. And of course you can’t go wrong with a V neck and V back! Totally classic, classy, and yes, sassy!

     

    Tropical Accessories:

    We are 100% smitten with these hibiscus pink, gold, and turquoise earrings from BHLDN. And we know every Lula needs a bag to put all her essentials in. This bag we found on Etsy is perfect for this tropical vibe we have going. The shoes? Oh yes, palm details with a sturdy heel and ankle strap are totally giving us heart eyes.

    During the brunch, before treats and drinks have been served, perhaps it would be fun to do a flower crown bar. Have all the necessary materials, hibiscus flowers, greenery, and floral tape and wire so the guests can make their own flower crowns.

     

    Lulakate Harper Inspired by a Tropical Bridal Brunch - www.lulakate.com/blog

    Lulakate Harper Inspired by a Tropical Bridal Brunch - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

     

    Don’t Forget The Details:

    When you think Tropical, you most likely immediately go to a vision of beaches and palm trees. In the case that you may not have any palms close by, head over to your local nursery and see if they happen to have some palm like plants. You can either place them in bright blue pots or use the leaves as placemats for your dinnerware. These paper cutouts featured on Oh So Beautiful Paper will give you plenty more inspiration. Definitely a DIY-er’s paper paradise!

     

    Lulakate Harper Inspired by a Tropical Bridal Brunch - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

     

    Treats and Eats:

     

    Now in terms of feeding your guests, it would always make sense for a tropical bridal brunch to have pineapples. Lots and lots of pineapples! This pineapple turned floral display is amazing and perfect for table centerpieces. Cut out the insides of juicy goodness and use with toothpicks for easy munching, and then fill with some tropical flowers. Voila! Another idea for this would be a watermelon. A perfect end of summer treat and you can use the watermelon too for a centerpiece.

    If it’s a little warm outside, this idea of a pineapple as an ice-cream bowl could not be more up our alley. Yes please!

    And the old-timey convertible beetle? Yah, we just love this picture and fits in great with our inspiration!

     

    Lulakate Harper Inspired by a Tropical Bridal Brunch - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    Hope you enjoyed this installment of our #LULAKATESTYLESERIES! Our Harper dress is a total win and like we said, can def be worn again and again. :)

  • Lulakate Carter Dress In Coral & Peach


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    Lulakate Carter | peach & coral color palette | wedding style - www.lulakate.com/blog

    Lulakate Carter

    With Carter Long as shown above, or short and sweet like below, the Lulakate Carter dress is one fabulous dress for one (or several!) lovely bridesmaids. Becoming a fast favorite, Carter in any color rocks the house, and you can be sure to move and groove with those awesome dance moves!

    Plus, who doesn’t love pockets? If we see a dress or skirt with pockets, go ahead and buy us three! Such a sucker for them, so it’s no wonder we incorporate them into our dresses. Totally useful for keeping your lip gloss, a tissue for tears, or your cell for taking all those snapshots on your bff’s big day.

     

    Lulakate Carter | peach & coral color palette | wedding style - www.lulakate.com/blog

    Lulakate Carter | peach & coral color palette | wedding style - www.lulakate.com/blog

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    With a simple, and darling bow, (if we do say so ourselves!) tied at the nape of the neck, Carter leaves us with a sassy open back! And with these two colors, you can make the Carter dress both super elegant with Carter long, or sweet and sassy with Carter short. Either way, you can be sure to have lots of fun in this bridesmaid dress!

     

    Carter Styled Two Ways

    Primped & Polished: Pearls for days, light pink and blush tones, and a delicate bouquet of babies breath make the Lulakate Carter elegant and very a-la-Audrey-Hepburn.

    Pretty & Poppy: And if Marilyn is more your speed and vibe of the wedding, choosing Carter in short and accessorized with pops of orange corals completes that request easily.

    Lulakate Carter | peach & coral color palette | wedding style - www.lulakate.com/blog

    Lulakate Carter | peach & coral color palette | wedding style - www.lulakate.com/blog

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    Have fun styling the Lulakate Carter dress and don’t forget to show us your bridesmaid style with the hashtag

    #LULAKATE

    or

    #LULAKATESTYLESERIES

  • Kate Spade Inspired With Kristyn


    Bridesmaid, Inspired, It's Friday, I'm In Love

    We are definitely Kate Spade inspired with Kristyn today in continuing our #LulaKateStyleSeries!

     

    Kristyn dress | Lulakate Bridesmaids | www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    Kate Spade Inspired with Kristyn

     

    It’s no secret that we love love LOVE Kate Spade. The prep, the pep, the too-cute-to-boot style; we just can’t get enough. So naturally it would make sense for us to want to put together a little Kate Spade inspired style with one our Lulakates. The Kristyn dress is both classic and elegant. A dress where you really can do no wrong. And in terms of styling her, we always like to spice up a classic with some fun trendy touches, and that Kate Spade style works perfectly.

     

    A few stripes here and there would serve a bridesmaid well. Keeps a little pizazz and also a little interest to the eye. And we for sure love the idea of these hot pink bridesmaid shoes! Add a little gold, a little sparkle, and a pink lip, and we are good to go!

     

    Kate Spade Inspired with Kristyn | Lulakate Bridesmaids | www.lulakate.com/blog

     

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    If wanting a little more sophistication, perhaps have hair all the way up in a ballerina bun or classic updo. Keep eye makeup fresh and natural looking for this style, but go all out on the pink lip! That come hither color works anywhere from casual to black tie.

     
    If you are also wanting to go full on Kate Spade, don’t forget to add polka dots into your style. Do black table linens and sprinkle white or gold dot confetti on them, or have your cake designer put polka dots on the cake.

     
    OR you could even choose our Striped Dahlia Skirt like this seen here! 😉

     

    Kristyn dress | Lulakate Bridesmaids | www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    Hope you enjoyed our Kate Spade Inspired with Kristyn as much as we do! You can see more dresses already styled for some inspiration here, here, and here. Or find us on Instagram to follow along with our #LULAKATESTYLESERIES.

     

    Happy Friday and have a great weekend!

  • Carter Gown Featured In Martha Stewart Weddings


    It's Friday, I'm In Love, Magazines, Press

     

    It tastes as sweet as pie to see our Carter gown featured on Martha Stewart Weddings!

    Our Carter dress seen here in the beautiful pages of MSW is in our lovely Tea Rose color. With a cinched waist and criss-crossed halter neckline, it will fit to a T on any bridesmaid!

    This editorial feels like an ode to the 1940s era too and we are totally ok with that! Look how gorgeous they all are in their fashion forward pieces!

     

     

    Lulakate Carter Gown featured in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine - www.lulakate.com/blog

     

    Here, the Carter dress is seen with the Brunch style skirt. In the editorial, Carter is seen with the Dahlia style skirt.

    You can also have this beauty made in Long as well!

    Lulakate Carter Gown featured in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine - www.lulakate.com/blog Lulakate Carter Gown featured in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine - www.lulakate.com/blogLulakate Carter Gown featured in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine - www.lulakate.com/blog

    The Fall issue is on stands now, and we totally recommend grabbing an issue for yourself! So many awesome ideas and more!