Ronda Rousey’s Wedding Dress was a Knock Out!

We apologize for the cheesy headline, but we are excited for fierce UFC fighter Ronda Rousey who just married long term boyfriend and fellow UFC fighter, Travis Browne. Rousey looked flawless in a Galia Lahav wedding dress and proved that strong really is sexy. She is always a master of balancing brawn and femininity, so it is no surprise to us that she seamlessly intertwined her high-fashion wedding dress into a theme that she described as a “backyard Mexican corona party.”

Now, only Ronda can claim the title of the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in Judo, but you can get her Gala Lahav inspired glam right here at Lotus Bridal for a fraction of the cost!

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As you can see by the two gowns we selected, both dresses mimic Rousey’s plunging neckline and feature similar silhouettes. Both of these beaded beauties are available at Lotus Bridal. Appointments fill up quickly, so please call to inquire about availability.

Lotus Bridal of Brooklyn, call 718-334-4385

Lotus Bridal of Long Island, call 516-248-2888

Dress Like a Middleton on Your Wedding Day!

On the off chance you haven’t had access to Wifi for two whole days…Kate Middleton’s sister, Pippa, got married this weekend at St. Mark’s Church in Englefield, England! A big congratulations to her and the royal family! As expected, her wedding dress set new bridal goals for all of us. Her classically beautiful lace gown was  designed by Giles Deacon.

“I was thrilled to work with Pippa on her wedding dress,” Giles Deacon said, “The dress is constructed with a cap sleeve, high neckline and features a corseted bodice with draping to the front and a heart-shaped detail at the back.”

Let Lotus Bridal help you recreate this look so you can feel like royalty on your big day!

We chose a Le Papillon gown that mimics Pippa’s, not only by the lace overlay, but also in that it has a similar cap sleeve and a natural waistline. What is great about a natural waistline is that it accentuates the smallest part of your body helping you look and feel your thinnest. You can take this ensemble one step further by adding a petticoat under the gown to give you an Aline shape. Pair this dress with a cathedral veil and diamond headpiece and TAH DAH! You got the royal look!

Lotus Bridal has everything you need to complete your vision including accessories, shoes, veils, and bridal party dresses. Call today to schedule your appointment.

 

Lotus Bridal of Brookyln

(718)332-4385 | contactBK@lotusbridal.com

1822 Avenue U, Brooklyn 11229

Lotus Bridal of Long Island

(516)248-2888 | contactLI@lotusbridal.com

141 E. Jericho Tpke, Mineola 11501

HOLY MATROMOJIs by Hayley Paige are an absolute must have for all brides-to-be. Here’s why…

Hayley Paige is one of the youngest fashion designers in the bridal industry. So it’s no wonder why her wedding dresses and bridesmaid dresses are a mega hit with millennial brides-to-be. So when Paige saw an obvious need in the market, she blessed us with “Holy Matromoji”.

Holy Matromojis are fun, sexy, and a perfect way to liven up your bridal squad group chat. They include hilarious gifs and adorable images. Whether you’re feeling carefree or a little like a bridezilla, there’s a Matromoji to suit your mood. Here are a few of our favorites for you to see for yourself. If you don’t know about Matromojis, NOW YA KNOW! Get from the app store today!

 

Yumi Katsura: “Modern Masterpieces”

Yumi Katsura has established herself as one of the most prolific wedding designers in the world. Katsura was born in Tokyo, Japan and studied the techniques of couture in Paris, France. In 1964 she opened her first bridal salon. Her wedding dresses feature high-quality fabrics and intricate details. If you are looking for a one of a kind gown, check out the latest from Yumi Katsura.

Join us this weekend, April 28th through April 30th, at our Mineola location for a Yumi Katsura showcase and trunk show! These gorgeous gowns will be offered at a discounted price for this weekend only! Call 516-248-2888 or email contactLI@lotusbridal.com to schedule an appointment.

About Last Night…Fun at New York Weddings Event

New York Mag’s Wedding Event outdid themselves this year. The new location, 180 Maiden Lane, had an indoor park which included a green lawn where attendees could relax and enjoy the band. On the lawn, there were tons of yummy treats including macaroons, cake bites and ice cream. The ice cream was provided by 10Below, who actually made their product ON THE SPOT! They poured fresh cream on to a cold slab as you watched the cream freeze! It was so good that we got two! There were other amazing vendors including MilkBar, SharingBox, Beautini, and even dessert superstar Ron Ben-Isreal Cakes!

We were joined by a few of our favorite designers including Badgley Mishka and The Dessy Group. Badgley Misha had out their fabulous bridal shoes that we carry in store at both of our locations. The Dessy Group had out their new bridesmaids dresses that we know from experience bride’s absolutely love.

Overall, it was a great day filled with networking, snacking, and meeting new brides. We are already looking forward to next year!!

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Golden Globes 2016

This Past weekend the 2016 Golden Globes aired and we must say, we at Lotus Bridal were obsessed with the gorgeous looks walking down the star studded red carpet. The ladies truly brought glamour to this years show. We loved seeing all of the styles ranging from old Hollywood to ethereal goddesses. When seeing the dresses we couldn’t help but be reminded of some of the gowns we have here at Lotus Bridal. Here are some of our favorite looks from the award show next to gowns that we have to help you achieve the same look.

 

We love award season because celebrities and their stylists set the trends for what we will begin to see in gowns throughout the year. These dress trends are not just for the red carpet, they can transcend into your wedding day! If you like to inquire about any of the dresses featured in this post, or to come in and check out our other gorgeous gowns please call or email to set up your appointment.