Priscilla Of Boston

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If you’re a wedding junkie like me, you already know that Priscilla of Boston is closing their doors after 65 years of creating magic for the brides that wore them. I always viewed the brand as preppy and chic, I was very lucky to get to work with some of the gowns when I interned at The Knot.

Founded in 1945, Priscilla Kidder opened up shop on Newbury Street in Boston. Have you ever gone shopping on Newbury Street? It is amazing! The brand quickly because synonymous with hyper individualized service.

  • read the complete Priscilla of Boston time line here.
  • read this article from Celebrity Weddings to see who else wore Priscilla of Boston.
  • what to do if you are a current Priscilla Bride via The Knot.

This is one of my favorite gowns by Priscilla of Boston, although it is hard to just pick one. This one I admit is atypical for the generally structured dresses that they feature. But hey, I love me some texture.

This economy is rough on everyone, I am very thankful that it isn’t much worse. I hope despite this sad news September is a great month! It’s the first time I am not worrying about busting out the sweaters and boots. Although I’m told you still get to wear boots in LA.

Spotlight On: J.Crew Wedding

I just love J.Crew.

It is probably one of my all time favorite stores. Its not exactly preppy, it’s not exactly edgy, it’s a little fun and a lot of color! In my opinion it’s the perfect mix. I’ve known about their wedding collection for a while now, but recently was working with different designers and wanted to dive in further. I picked out some of my favorites, let me know what you think…

Palais Gown, $3,000 – Noelle Gown–  2,500 – Margeaux Gown– $1,800

For the bride: This is simple and airy, perfect for all types of weddings. I love the delicate sweetheart neckline and it is cut so that it is very flattering on a variety of body types.

Alannah Dress – $250- Arabelle Short Dress– $225- Arabelle Dress– $350

For the bridesmaid: I prefer short dresses for bridesmaids, BUT in certain cases long dresses are great too! I like the color of the long one because it’s neutral whereas the other two are very colorful! Again I prefer color over neutral, my grandmother had beautiful tea length cap sleeve dresses in pretty pastels, these are much more modern but the same idea.

Ludlow Tux– $385 – Ludlow Suit in Herringbone- $375 – Aldridge Suit– $395

For the groom: Love J.Crew’s classic menswear and their tuxs and suites are so classy. To me they just scream Don Draper!

Silk Wrap – $75 – Venus Flytrap Necklace– $85- Jillian Kitten Heel– $150

Accessories: If you know me, you know that I own about 15 items is that shade of blue. I just adore it. I love the necklace because I’m into the simple gown, intricate jewelry look. The heel is GREAT if you’re only a few inches shorter than your groom to be. They are still beautiful but not flat!

Searsuckersport Coat– $118 – Cupcake Dress– $168 –  Headband– $14.50

For the kids: Okay, I’m a sucker for searsucker… yep I went there. I just think it is the cutest look, especially if a cutie little boy is wearing it! The flower girl dress here, is well, it’s just great! The tiers trend is in for brides and this would look so flattering on a little girl. I also love when flower girls wear white! To finish the look off, a bright big head adornment will make her stand out just a bit.

So what do you think? What would you incorporate into your own wedding? I think their pieces are so sweet, especially the flower girl dresses. I wish some of them came in my size!

You can view the entire collection here. Enjoy!

xoxo,

Charlsie