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The Modern Jewish Details A great way to be inspired by the fabulous Marilyn Monroe is by channeling her inner glamour in this photo shoot. Incorporated with beautiful details, her stunning dress along side her elegant white gloves were tied together by the Roman backdrop beautifully.     Did you channel your inner Marilyn Monroe? What was your favorite part?   Photographer:  Alessia Cerqua//Dress Store: Atelier Matilde//Makeup Artist: Manuela Melillo Make Up//Floral Designer: Trilli e Gingilli//Floral Designer: Wedding…


Whispery white confections, delicate lace, corset backs, satin, and glittering details. The modern Jewish wedding dress is as unique as the bride. Each week The Modern Jewish Wedding brings you images from real Jewish weddings, including more gorgeous dresses than we can count. Today we’ve put together a look book of several dresses in a variety of styles as a sort of walk through memory lane of the beautiful brides featured on these pages. Regardless…


This year, wedding fashion will see an interesting and a somewhat recycled trend emerging: the sleeve. No, not the puffy 80’s throwbacks—think elegant, lace, sheer, sleek sleeves. 2011 introduced us to the sleeve, with the fashion forward weddings of Princess Kate Middleton, Nicole Richie and even the box-office queen herself, Bella Swan, from Twilight. So, it only seems natural that 2012 make the natural progression into the sleeve becoming a full-fledged wedding dress trend for…


I love a bride and groom who don’t take themselves too seriously and enjoy showing their fun side.  Robyn and Neil are just such a couple!  They were married at Temple Israel, a Reform congregation in Minneapolis!  At their marriage ceremony Robyn wore her mother’s wedding dress!   The couple stood under a chuppah hand made by Robyn’s aunt.  All the couples married under the wedding canopy have their names stitched inside by Robyn’s aunt! Then…


There isn’t anything not to love about Sarah & Brandon’s Fourth of July wedding at the Retreat at French’s Point (A Knot Best Of Weddings pick for 2011) in Maine. I have seen their pictures and read their story so many times I know it almost as well as my own. This intelligent and well traveled couple chose a 4th of July wedding without the traditional color scheme of red, white and blue. The result…

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