June 30, 2017
La Gartier bride Kelly Lane Mangum had a stunning wedding in Atlanta, Georgia at the beginning of June. How do I know for sure? Because I was there!! I met Kelly through the Atlanta wedding industry years ago as she is a highly sought after event/wedding photographer in ATL......and on June 3rd, I had the pleasure of attending her insanely chic nuptials. Just imagine a helipad, a 365 degree view of the Atlanta skyline, gorgeous black and white decor, plus one of the prettiest Hayley Paige gown in the world. (Full disclosure: I say that about every Hayley Paige gown!) In short, Kelly's wedding was the epitome of what you think of when you think of a urban-chic wedding. However, as a guest, I was privy to more than just how things looked from the outside. That is, I was witness to a wedding that was not only pretty on the outside but also warm, romantic and full of love on the inside. Seriously, I couldn't stop crying during the ceremony. And I'm not talking about light, pat-at-your-eyes-with-a-napkin crying. I'm talking about downright Kim K. ugly crying. No joke, I don't even know how I became that emotional in public. Perhaps I have grown closer to Kelly than I realized. I did, after all, create her gorgeous wedding garter for her. (see photos below)For Kelly's garter, I created a custom version of our Florentine garter, complete with "something blue" embroidery on the inside, commemorating the date of Kelly's wedding on the inner part of her garter. Then, to make it even more special, I created an all black satin toss garter for her, with a very special silver and gold cross pendant at the center. Why might you ask? Because Kelly and Michael met in youth group over eight years ago!!! And perhaps more importantly, because faith is an absolutely paramount ingredient within their relationship.Dear Kelly, thank you from the bottom of my heart for inviting me to your wedding!!! (#loveyou #meanit)Creating your custom "Florentine Faith" garter set was an absolute blast!Side note: If you love these photos as much as we do and would like to speak with someone about having a custom garter made for yourself or someone whom you love, then please feel free to contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org OR you can use the contact form by clicking here. Happy La Gartier everyone!La Gartier bride Kelly Lane Mangum's wedding garters photographed by Milanes PhotographyKelly's toss garter had a gold and silver cross at the center to represent the one thing that matters most in her relationship: faithMy favorite part? The backside of the cross was engraved with the words "faith, hope, and love"
March 01, 2017
Just finished: La Gartier bride Danielle Buckhiester's custom constellation-inspired wedding garter set. Danielle will be wearing a stunning Lazaro gown as she walks down the aisle this June and requested a keepsake garter that would match all the gorgeous beaded detailing on her bodice. (I wish I could say which Lazaro gown but she might kill me.) 🔫 So, for her keepsake, we designed a pearl & rhinestone garter with 3-D floral detailing along the back band to compliment her gown. 💗Then, because she + her fiancé LOVE to star-gaze together, we decided to design her toss garter around the stars. ⭐️🌟And not just any star...but the constellation Andromeda because...wait for it...Danielle and her fiancé have a favorite constellation LOVE story-- the story of Andromeda and Perseus. 🔭 As you can imagine, I just about died when when I heard this and then again when Danielle found this INCREDIBLE Andromeda constellation pendant from a shop called Beau and Stella. It was the touch that set her designs on fire....and I literally couldn't love the final set more!!! Danielle- thank you for introducing me to the story of Andromeda and Perseus!!! Your constellation/Lazaro-inspired garter has heirloom integrity written all over it. (Btw-i think we just made science-chic a thing)
February 14, 2016
The beginning of February went off with a bang when Jennifer Williams of Jennifer Williams Boudoir sent me the prettiest photographs from a recent bridal boudoir shoot that she did using our ivory pearl toss garter.
The timing could not have been more perfect with Valentine's Day sitting smack dab in the middle of the month. I means, seriously, nothing says I Love You more than a sizzling bridal boudoir session set in a sea of creamy linen sheets and high-quality lingerie.
Valentine's Day aside, I was also extremely happy that Jennifer sent us these images due to the fact that they single handedly make one point very clear: if you are planning on doing a bridal boudoir shoot before you wedding, then you simply must have a La Gartier garter on hand. Slim, sparkling and modern, our garters make for the most beautiful addition to any bridal lingerie set that you might be considering. The best part? You can then wear your garter again on your wedding day or even your wedding night! To shop our entire collection, please click here:
Also, just in case you are equally taken with the lingerie that Jennifer used in the below images-- they belong to a company called Lola & August that will simply knock your socks off.
A huge thank you to Jennifer Williams of Jennifer Williams Boudoir for taking the time to capture our designs in such a flattering and sexy light! And another big thank you to the beauty wearing our garter in the below photos, Vannessa Young, for modeling our ivory pearl garter like an angel sent from heaven. You both make our company extremely happy to be in business of dressing brides-to-be during one of the sexiest holidays of the year-- Valentine's Day. These photos could not have come at a more appropriate time! Happy La Gartier everyone!
February 10, 2016
It's not every day that we get to shoot with one of the best boudoir photographers in the South. Even more seldom is the chance to hire one of America's most admired yogis as our main model. That's what happened last month when we embarked on a drop dead gorgeous photoshoot with Holly Trizzino Photography, featuring the one and only Carly Grace Hinchman herself. Carly is best known around Atlanta (and for that matter, the South in general) as the "Yoga Barbie" but last month she transformed into a blushing bride-to-be for one day when Holly Trizzino photographed her wearing our beautiful garters. Holly Trizzino is a phenomenal local boudoir photographer who has more talent than she knows what to do with!! (See the pictures below for proof!) Her images of Carly Grace wearing the Vienna garter and the Hayley garter came out beautifully!
Just in case you are wondering where you can purchase these lovely bridal rompers and robes, they belong to the Love Ophelia bridal collection. Where is the sexy lacy bridal lingerie from, you might ask? Look no further than the For Love and Lemons "Skivvies" collection.
A huge thank you for Holly Trizzino for taking the time to capture our designs in such a flattering light! And another big thank you to Carly Grace of Thunderbolt Power Yoga for offering to model for our sparkling company! You both make our company heart shine brighter than a pile of diamonds! Happy La Gartier everyone!
October 22, 2015
When our past clients decide to send us photos from their weddings, the day suddenly feels like Christmas!! This is exactly what happened earlier today when La Gartier bride Stacey Nicolini sent us photos from her wedding, shot by the one and only Laura Hernandez Photography. Suddenly, I felt like posting these photos EVERYWHERE!!♥
Last February, I had the pleasure of creating a custom wedding garter for Stacey using lace from her grandmother's wedding dress. After we were finished designing her garter, Stacey requested that I create a custom bouquet wrap for her as well, using a pearl necklace that onced belonged to her grandmother. Below are pictures of not only her garter, but also her bouquet wrap and her drop dead gorgeous Christian Louboutin bridal heels. Can someone say GORGEOUS?!
If you would like to book a customization for yourself or someone that you love, please email us at email@example.com. Happy La Gartier everyone!