Meandering through Paris

I spent a week this winter wandering the streets of Paris with the kids, while G was off at work up in La Defense. We found every park we could, munched on way too many pastries, and had an all-together lovely time as I introduced the littles to the ...

Paris, France Bridal Inspiration | A Custom Wedding Dress Design

This summer, I'm headed back to France with two custom gowns, and an incredibly full heart as Abby Grace Photography and I launch The Signature Atelier; an intimate destination workshop for photographers just outside of Paris, France. We're hosting 1 ...

Réanna + David | Custom Wedding Dress Designer for an Intimate Wedding in Paris, France

This custom wedding dress for a beautiful & intimate wedding just outside Paris, France is one for the books. I adore all of my brides, and I've been blessed to have some pretty incredible ones, but this one... I don't even know how to put it int ...

A Tulle Skirt for a Bride | Paris France, Destination Wedding Dress Designer

If you have ever considered a tulle skirt fort your wedding attire, then I can't wait for you to see the pictures below!! When I designed my first tulle skirt a few years ago, I never imagined that eventually they would be part of a bridal collection ...

Paris Anniversary Session Inspiration | Le Pont Alexandre III

This is one of the first spots in Paris that I saw at night, and I fell in love with it instantly. It was just after I had moved there, and a friend and I went to see the National Cuban Ballet perform Giselle at le ­­­Grand Palais. At intermission we ...

Amy + Jordan | Custom Gown Design for an Intimate Destination Vow Renewal, Aix-en-Provence, France

"It was the legacy of love and marriage, manifested in a gown" - Amy Demos Jordan Demos and his sweet wife Amy reached out to me to design a custom heirloom gown for their destination vow renewal, planned to take place in a lavender field just outs ...

In the House Where We Met, Part 2

(Just in case you'd like to first read Part 1 of this week's Paris Travelogue, it's right here!) Continued from last week... I changed my name when I moved to 26 rue du Pilouvet, an ordinary French street, lined with tiny Peugeots and compact R ...

In The House Where We Met

You can’t find chocolate chips in French markets. This is what I’ll tell Piper one day, our firstborn who grew up in between two languages, two cultures, and two countries, with a French father and American mother who floated back and forth in betwee ...

The Paris Travelogue: Bonjour!

The first time I walked through Paris I was told to keep a tight grip on my purse, make sure none of the zippers or pockets were facing out, otherwise someone would surely slip their hand in and take something, and to keep my passport in a pouch unde ...