It isn't often images like these come up on my computer screen so when Hawaii based shooter Jenna Clark of Creatrix Photography sent these gems on I was drop dead, head over heels elated to say the least. Teaming up with some top notch professionals on a trip to Ireland, Jenna chose the beautiful and rustic bakdrop of Kildare outside Dublin. Some of the images were shot at Barberstown Castle, a landmark built in the 13th Century. Says Jenna about the shoot: My biggest inspiration was the fact that it was in Ireland, which is one of the most beautiful places I've ever visited. I always tell everyone, "What you imagine it looks like in your head? It's that and more!" There were the kindest and happiest people, even though it was freezing! We wanted to focus on modern Irish weddings, without overdoing it. Most of all I wanted to capture the scenery and show people how amazing Ireland is!
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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