As promised I have a real surprise for you today from the husband and wife team of Belle Momenti Photography. Based out of the UK, this pair covers couples tying the knot mostly throughout England and Europe. Face it, weddings don't really get much more romantic than this... Situated at the edge of the stunningly-beautiful Lake Garda, in a pretty medieval town called Malcesine, the setting for this gorgeous wedding ceremony was on top of a fairytale castle (built around 568 AD) that overlooked both the town and lake. On the castle terrace, in the glorious afternoon sunshine, Lisa and Mike exchanged their wedding vows, with the turquoise-coloured lake as the perfect backdrop. After having their photographs taken in and around the castle grounds, Lisa and Mike made their way through the cooling maze of narrow, winding streets down to a small piazza where their family and friends were waiting to greet them! Their reception was held in an exclusive restaurant, nestled in between olive trees and with a dining room with a view...overlooking the beautiful lake. What a dream . . . .
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 (email@example.com) and I will gladly remove the photos in question. Thank you!
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