For many of you in the east and mid-west roasting under record-breaking temps, I'm hoping this great photo by Rob Martel will cool you off for a few seconds. Believe it or not winter will be here before you know it. If you're going to be a winter bride you won't want to miss Winteresque, a feature focusing on wedding fashion for holiday and winter weddings. This shoot is all about being an Ice Queen, Czarina or how about snow bunny? Festive and magical, yes, the back drop of snow and raw climate can be challenging; working it you can create a haute chic look all your own via accessories, wraps, capes hats and luxe fabrics. Even if you're anti-fur we'll look at alternatives like some of the new faux fabrics. And don't forget our furry friends out there who need to shuck their coats to make it through the kind of summer we're having now.
I initially created this space for my clients. Eventually brides looking for that touch of wow found their way here. Draping and playing with fabric started some twenty years back when I did a three-year stint as a bridal fabrics buyer. After that I opened Bridal Alternatives, a custom design studio and ever since have had the opportunity of working with brides who want that extraordinary one-of-a-kind dress. I'm in love with fashion history and re-invention of the past.
Other connections to fashion? I’ve been a columnist for San Francisco Art and Fashion News and have a weekly fashion buzz on One Wed Blog. I founded The Design Project of San Francisco, a networking organization of fashion professionals collaborating their skills and talents on projects. I’m currently working on a book called—you guessed it—'Bride Chic', all about that white gown and very special designer/client relationship. I live with my husband Edgar and Chihuahua Piccalina in Marin County California.
Want to see more of what I do? Check out my site at www.amyjotatum.com or call me 415.336.3480
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Please note some images on Bride Chic are photos from previous shoots and editorials of my collection pieces. Since I do admire other designers work, I’ve also added from online sources to share a different perspective. There’s no profit from the display of these photos -- they are being shown for the informational and educational benefit of brides and aficionados of bridal fashion. I always list my source, providing a link back. If you feel an image here violates your intellectual property and/or copyrights, please email your concerns to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will gladly remove the photos in question. Thank you!
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