Bright & Beautiful Wedding Collaboration

Posted: Jul 09 2014

On a very magical evening down at Jericho Beach, 5 local kick ass entrepreneurs modeled some of our dresses as part of a Wedding Collaboration photo shoot.  The intention of our “Wedding Season” shoot was to illustrate how wonderful our dresses can be for a bridal party. However, when you have gorgeous, inspiring and intelligent women all dolled up, it’s impossible not to get photos of each on their own. Absolutely stunning in our bright and bold Summer 2014 colours, not only are they beautiful, but also the beauty of what they do and who they are can’t help but shine through.


Photography: Jamie Lauren Photography

We were very honored when Jamie came on board to work with us. Jamie is one of the most sought after photographers in town and her shots speak for themselves. She prides herself on being able to capture true personalities…and even “camera personalities” that may not otherwise show on a day-to-day basis, most often resulting in moments that feel natural and look absolutely beautiful. Jamie was a real pro to work with, she took control of the shoot and made the whole experience very easy and fun for everyone involved.

Check out her work here:

Bridesmaid: Christina Culver

Anyone familiar with the Vancouver’s food truck scene has probably already heard of Culver City Salads. Christina Culver is the mastermind behind this food truck’s cult following, offering up a selection of delicious vegan salads, packed with loads of colourful vegetables and proteins, and always fresh. Dressings are made from scratch, gluten free and vegan. They work with local farms, whole ingredients, and strive to be as sustainable as possible, using only 100% compostable packaging. Recently Culver City Salads reached their fundraising goal on indiegogo to get a solar-powered food truck. #Welldone!

Bridesmaid: Erin Ireland

We have been a fan of Erin Ireland for a long time now - we love her amazing restaurant recommendations in the city. Erin is a food reporter and lover of cuisine who aspires to spend the rest of her life eating all that’s to die for. As contributing food reporter for 102.7 The Peak , Shaw TV’s The Rush, and CTV Morning Live, Erin is grateful to lead a career centered around her absolute passion. The avid home cook and baker is also the creator of To Die For Banana Bread and Lemon Loaf, two gourmet loaves made with high-quality ingredients that can be found in and around Vancouver. Erin was a real sweetheart to work with and we also enjoyed that her dog Effie was in attendance for the shoot.

Bride: Erin Treloar

We’ve been following Raw Beauty Talks on instragram and have been truly inspired by its mission. Real women. No makeup. No Photoshop. No filters. A conversation about beauty, confidence and self-love. Founder Erin Treloar modeled NB in a charity fundraiser back in May. We then learned Erin was getting married in June! What a perfect person to be our ‘bride’. Congrats Erin! You are truly the embodiment of ‘I AM LOVE’.

Bridesmaid: Jackie Ellis

If you haven’t tasted the best croissant in town then you aren’t really living. Jackie Ellis owns Beaucoup Bakery located on 6th and Fir in Kitsilano. It is the go-to spot for amazing coffee and treats that taste like you have been transported to Paris. Being fans of Jackie’s for sometime now, we reached out to her to participate in our collaboration via twitter… and the rest is history. On top of running her lovely bakery she also leads  “The Paris” tours.  The intimate three to four hour walking experience in the city of Paris is be limited to 6 participants visiting up to 10 shops and ending with a grand tasting of all the best items. Jackie is an absolute delight and has a great sense of style to boot.

Bridesmaid: Garcy Fry

This adorable yet business savvy lady is the CEO & Co-Owner at Eco Diva Beauty.
Eco Diva Beauty is your online destination for Luxe Sustainable Beauty products and a place to be inspired. All of the selections are free from parabens, sulfates, and synthetic fragrances; each and every choice they offer is cruelty-free and packaged in reusable or recyclable materials. This online store has the best beauty products that nurture people and the planet! We met Garcy when she was shopping in our store and she has become a wonderful client and a great community partner.

Bouquets: Olla Flowers

We also collaborated with one of the best florists in Vancouver. Located in the heart of Gastown, Olla Urban Flower Project is known for their imaginative designs and dedication to local, urban, and ethical flower production. Owner Megan Branson created amazing and colourful bouquets that matched our theme perfectly.

Also make sure to visit her store at 235 Cambie Street, Vancouver.

Makeup: Jasmine Hoffman

Jasmine started out as a client of ours and we have been keeping tabs on her ever since. A well known makeup artist in Vancity, this girl keeps herself very busy as she works on countless projects in town such as weddings photo shoots and fashion shows. The true talent of Jasmine’s artistic abilities translates into an incredible and unique makeup application that cannot be replicated by any other artist.

Hair: Lily Does Hair and Makeup

Lily studied makeup at Blanche Macdonald in Vancouver where she was certified with honors. After gaining experience in the field, she felt she needed to master both hair and makeup in order to put together the perfect look.  It was then that she flew across the country to attend ‘Toronto - The School of Professional Makeup and Hair’ to receive the best instruction in hair styling . It was a leap of faith and a leap towards her dreams.


  • Posted by Les Vanwagenen on August 07, 2015

    Appreciate you sharing, great blog post.Much thanks again. Really Great.

  • Posted by Ron perowne on October 09, 2014

    Bringing out the best. Raw enough…..

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