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Something Borrowed

Have some fun with your wedding decor and fashion by incorporating hip elements and charming vintage furniture into the mix.

Charlotte is wearing an Amethyst floral sequin ball gown from Town & Country Bridal paired with the “Flora” hat by Halo Mimi featuring floating dried flowers in a wired vinyl brim, available at Century Girl Boutique. Her look is completed with a custom cushion cut diamond halo engagement ring and pearl earrings from Brilliance in Diamonds.

For this look, we paired slim fit navy pants with a tan vest and Love’s Blush bow tie from John’s Tuxedos. An oyster colored Panama straw hat with raw brim edge and gray leather band from Halo Mimi and 14k White Gold men’s Milgrain wedding band from Brilliance in Diamonds completes his look.

For this ceremony setting, Distressed Rentals collection of mismatched vintage benches provide seating for guests. To define the altar area, vintage rugs and ladders from Distressed’s collection were draped in colorful twinkle lights. Wooden lanterns from Jazzi Events line the aisle which is filled with red heart “petals”.

This lace and tulle A-line gown, available at Pearl’s Place, features a cathedral train and fun, feathery embellishments. Halo Mimi’s “Flora” hat, available at Century Girl Boutique, provides a fanciful alternative to a traditional veil. Brilliance in Diamonds custom designed this round brilliant shape diamond engagement ring in a crown platinum setting.

For this look, we mixed heather grey tuxedo pants with a slate vest and added a pop of color with a persimmon bow tie, all from John’s Tuxedos. We completed the ensemble with a two-tone vinyl record hat with tear drop fedora crown by Halo Mimi.



Featuring interwoven gauzy blossoms, this romantic tulle and lace gown, available at Southern Bridal Dreams, features beaded embroidery along the neckline and straps. A custom round brilliant shape diamond engagement ring in a halo setting and round diamond halo drop earrings from Brilliance in Diamonds add the perfect amount of sparkle to this look.

A light grey vest and dark grey bow tie are paired with tan pants from John’s Tuxedos to create a dressy casual look. Halo Mimi’s “Busker” hat, a distressed tan tear drop fedora, completes Champagne, ivory and peach roses and white mini ranunculus are paired with rosemary and olive branches and grey lambs’ ear in the lush Olivia Bridal Bouquet from Something Borrowed Blooms.

Vintage rugs and romantic candlelight adorn the main staircase at Generations Hall creating a dramatic backdrop for photos and a dramatic entrance to your wedding reception!

So romantic! This silk dupioni ball gown, available at MaeMe The Bridal Boutique, features an illusion jewel neckline. Buttons lead the eye from the gown’s hemline to the elegant lace back.

Distressed Rental’s Napa Table and Camel Leather Benches form the main table seating at this non-traditional reception. A floral garland graces the table and simple greenery arrangements, all by The Plant Gallery, sit atop a trio of low Sahara Tables from Distressed Rentals. Vintage rugs and pillows from Distressed Rentals extensive collective complete this reception setting.

There is so much to love about this ivory and gold embroidered lace wedding dress with illusion neckline from Southern Bridal Dreams. This flattering mermaid silhouette has a tiffany train and features elegant beading throughout. A European Diamond Art Deco Vintage Shield Ring in 18k white gold from Brilliance in Diamonds pairs perfectly with this gown.

The Boho Invitation by Upscales Custom Collection is an oval cut white washed wood invitation with gold foil lettering wrapped with suede string and feather accents. Each invitation is paired with a matching feather designed envelope and tassel. From Brilliance in Diamonds, a custom oval diamond engagement ring in basket style setting pictured with a men’s hammered style wedding band in 14k yellow gold and ladies 14k yellow gold diamond wedding band.

This sparkling fit and flare wedding dress with floral details from MaeMe The Bridal Boutique is a glam update to the traditional lace wedding dress. The illusion bodice and sweetheart neckline offer a sexy look, while the tulle off-the-shoulder straps bring a sense of romance. The gown’s tulle skirt extends out, embellished with lace appliques, dimensional flowers and subtle shimmer. A luminous sparkle tulle gives the dramatic train the perfect finishing touch. Adding even more sparkle to this look are a custom oval diamond engagement ring in basket style setting, diamond bangle bracelet in 14k yellow gold and 14k yellow gold and round diamond halo drop earrings, all from Brilliance in Diamonds.

Michael is wearing a hammered style wedding band in 14k yellow gold from Brilliance in Diamonds with a tan Allure tuxedo, available at John’s Tuxedos, paired with a heather grey vest and charcoal bow tie for contrast.

This precious 2-tier ivory buttercream cake with fondant leaf details in ivory, gold and rich chocolate brown by Gambino’s Bakery is the crown jewel sitting atop the Sonoma Table from Distressed Rentals. A greenery garland by The Plant Gallery encircles the table’s circumference, echoing the leaf details on the cake.

This A-line gown, available at Town & Country Bridal, features a structured bodice with a slight plunge. The off-the-shoulder neckline adds a bohemian vibe. Floral French lace covers the gown extending through the dramatic train. A vintage floral diamond ring, diamond bangle bracelet in 14k yellow gold and round diamond halo drop earrings from Brilliance in Diamonds complete this elegant look.


About the Venue:
Originally built as a sugar mill in the 1820s, Generations Hall offers a glimpse into a bygone era. Located in the Warehouse District of New Orleans, this customizable venue also features modern amenities, including high end dance lighting and LED accent light system.

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Vendor Credits:

ON LOCATION: Generations Hall | HAIR + MAKEUP: Tina Rodosta for Verde Beauty Studio | FASHION: MaeMe The Bridal Boutique | Pearl’s Place | Town and Country Bridal | John’s Tuxedos | Southern Bridal Dreams | HATS: Halo Mimi | LANTERNS + CANDLE DECOR: Jazzi Events | RENTALS: Distressed Rentals + Revival | WEDDING CAKE: Gambino’s Bakery | FLORAL DÉCOR: The Plant Gallery | BOUQUET: Something Borrowed Blooms | JEWELRY: Brilliance in Diamonds | INVITATIONS: Upscales Custom Collection | MODELS: Charlotte Treuse + Michael Richard II

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Jennifer Vogel was raised in Metairie, LA. Now living in Ohio, she still draws from her New Orleans roots for inspiration in her work. Jennifer freelances in web design / development, graphic design and, now, writing for New Orleans Weddings Magazine.

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