Lea-Ann Belter Amalfi Collection Preview II

Meet the final three gowns of our Amalfi collection—Muccia, Monica, and Valeria. But really, it’s more like four gowns since our fabulous new Monica overskirt transforms Monica and Muccia into totally different looks. Envision yourself wearing something simple yet statement-making down the aisle? Monica is your girl! Her modified column silhouette, pointed neckline, and organic […]

Lea-Ann Belter Amalfi Collection Preview

The glittering deep blue Tyrrhenian Sea, lush greenery, and craggy cliffs of Amalfi’s storybook coastline inspired Lea-Ann’s newest collection. We’re totally swept away by each gown’s romantic textiles, striking silhouettes, and timeless details—and we hope you are, too. While we will be showing the collection at New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week, we’re also sharing […]

Big Sur Wedding at The Henry Miller Library | Rebekah + Mark

The love story behind this beautiful Big Sur wedding at the Henry Miller Library is right out of a romantic comedy plot. It all began at freshman orientation in college, when the first person not from high school Rebekah met was none other than Mark. The two became great friends, although, shares Rebekah, “Mark would […]

Airy + Bright Spring Wedding Editorial

There’s a lot to be said for a wedding dress that makes you look and feel like a star sparkling in a midnight sky. But the right accessories can make your whole aesthetic, too! Captured by Brittany Graf Photography, this editorial was inspired by love and the kind of springtime vibes we long for during […]

2024 Astrid & Mercedes Dreamer Collection Preview

Once a year, Lea-Ann creates a new Astrid & Mercedes collection…and that time is now! Inspired by all the hopes and wishes we dream of coming true, the new A&M Dreamer collection is, well, dreamy. Delightful textiles—including textured and eco-friendly—that elevate clean-lined silhouettes. Plenty of pockets, and plenty of the mix of come-hither and bridal […]

Lea-Ann Belter 2024 Blue Moon Collection Preview II

All the gorgeous from our 13 new 2024 Lea-Ann Belter Blue Moon gowns couldn’t fit into one post! Since we’ve shared Amalia, Aspen, Blythe, Brielle, Carys, Circe, and Elara, it’s now time to introduce you to Mercer, Narisse, Rowan, Tamsyn, Tilda, and Vesper! Botanical-embossed jacquard and a square neckline bring fresh-faced appeal to Mercer’s ballgown […]

Lea-Ann Belter 2024 Blue Moon Collection Preview

Ah, fall. Time for all things apple, pumpkin, and cozy…and for our newest collection to debut at New York Bridal Fashion Week! We’re super excited about our 2024 Blue Moon collection. Inspired by once-in-a-lifetime, magical moments, it’s full of unforgettable textiles and details. Lea-Ann’s also brought back one of our classic fabrics that was a […]

Winter Holiday Wedding in Chicago | Kristin + Thomas

Christmas-time weddings are always extraordinary. However, Kristin and Thomas’s was extra special! These two wed in an intimate ceremony at Kristin’s mom’s house during the pandemic and were finally able to do so before friends and family. So, their early December Chicago wedding wasn’t just beautiful and (fabulously) wintery. It represented a long-awaited day of […]

Birmingham Wedding at The Theodore | Marlee + Dawson

Throw some rockstar energy, a healthy dose of romance, and a heaping helping of chic into a style blender, and what do you get? Marlee and Dawson’s Birmingham wedding at The Theodore! When it came to their wedding day finery, Marlee and Dawson brought their A-game. Marlee’s Madeline gown, with its slit up to there, […]

Fall 2023 Lapis Lazuli Bridal Collection Preview Pt. II

Our Lapis Lazuli bridal collection just made its debut in NYC at Bridal Fashion Week! Earlier this week, you met the first five gowns. Now, we’re introducing you to Leonie, Opal, Saskia, and Saffira below! If modern romance with a twist is your aesthetic, you’ll love Leonie’s corseted, tailored bodice, waterfall back bow, and full […]

Fall 2023 Lapis Lazuli Bridal Gown Preview Part 1

It’s spring, and you know what that means—it’s time to debut the latest Lea-Ann Belter Bridal gowns! Our Fall 2023 Lapis Lazuli collection is a treasure of romantic silhouettes and beautiful textiles. Inspired by all things rare, precious, and breathtaking, these gowns are meant to move with grace and take your breath away. Please meet […]

New Year’s Eve Wedding in Richmond | Kemis + Brewster

Ringing in the New Year with a wedding takes celebration and new starts to the next level. You’re spending the evening with your friends and family, and embarking on a new married adventure with The Person. You know, the one who makes you feel anywhere is home. Also, there’s epic amounts of confetti, dancing, champagne, […]

Spring 2023 Corazón Wedding Gown Preview II

If you’ve been stalking our Insta, you know we’ve got more new Lea-Ann Belter Corazón gowns to share! Rounding out our Spring 2023 Lea-Ann Belter Bridal collection are Jacinta, Lucia, Mariela, Teodora, and Violeta. Crafted of orchid jacquard, Jacinta delivers leg moments and timelessness for days. Plus, she’s got pockets and a decadent, vertical back bow. Then there’s Lucia, whose sleek, [...]

Spring 2023 Corazón Bridal Gown Preview Part I

Love may start with a spark, but it’s heart, soul, and passion that nurture the chemistry and create an alchemy to turn it into something lasting. That evolution into something powerful and profound is the muse of our new Corazón collection. Made up of romantic fabrics, smoldering details, and timeless silhouettes, these bridal gowns are crafted [...]

Early Spring Chapel Hill Wedding | Caroline + Josh

Early spring has such a special vibe…the air is fresh and sunny, and birds start singing their warm weather songs—new beginnings are all around! From their joyful faces and the daffodils springing up to the sunny skies and their reception décor, that happy energy was all over the place on Caroline and Josh’s wedding day. [...]

Meet Our Fall 2022 Constellation Collection

The night skies have always captivated the imagination. Since the moment people looked up, their timeless beauty has been the guide and muse of so many adventures. Filled with sensational gowns, our new Fall 2022 Constellation collection was inspired by those same, glittering stars. Delicate lace details, lush textiles (hello, embroidered lace, frothy applique, and [...]

Garden Wedding Inspo at Highlands Ranch Mansion

Don't you just love sunshine? Soak in lots in this spring wedding editorial! Shot at Highlands Ranch Mansion, the vibe is modern, a little retro, a lot timeless, and 100% outdoors. It's a scene perfect for enjoying the season's vibrance and the venue's gardens. Plus, all that outdoor gorgeousness is conducive to remaining pandemic-aware because [...]

2022 Lea-Ann Belter Songbird Bridal Gown Editorial

The weather outside may be frightful, but the wedding gowns are so delightful, so let it snow! The editorial pictures of our 2022 Songbird collection have arrived, and we are so excited to share them. While the images we’ve already shared are lovely and terrific for peering at every detail, there’s nothing like seeing dresses [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Bridal 2022 Songbird Gowns | Part II

NY Bridal Week is in full swing, and we’re so excited to be showing our new Spring 2022 Lea-Ann Belter Bridal Songbird collection! In our first preview post earlier this week, you met Alouette, Arden, Dove, Feather, and Raven. Today, we’ve got Robin, Swan, Starling, and Wren! Show a little shoulder in Robin! Her A-line [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Bridal 2022 Songbird Collection | Part I

The natural world is a feast for the senses—there’s the sun on your face, sweet chirping melodies, and the dives, dips, and glides of our feathered friends. The feeling of delighting in a morning stroll inspired our Spring/Summer 2022 Lea-Ann Belter Songbird collection. Filled with texture, delicate beauty, pretty movement, and a bit of the [...]

Laguna Niguel Wedding at the Ritz | Allie + Mike

Modern with a little funk and very, very cool, Allie and Mike’s Laguna Niguel wedding was an expression of their own style and story. Not only did they meet at Allie’s Celine Dion party, Allie has a background in floral design. For her wedding day, Allie wanted tons of color and personality, which she achieved [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Bridal 2021 Bright Love Collection

Earlier this week, our 2021 F/W Bright Love collection made its debut in a tantalizing blog preview. Now, we’re giving you allll the (visual) details! There’s Dinah, with her pointed sweetheart neckline and divine back bow, and Harper, whose sheer come-hither panels are the perfect foil to her airy, A-line silhouette. Lyric’s a sparkly lady [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Bridal Bright Love F/W 2021 Preview

See those blue skies on the horizon? We do, too! In fact, we’re giddy with hope for the sunnier days ahead. That feeling of optimism inspired our new 2021 Fall/Winter Lea-Ann Belter Bridal Bright Love collection. It’s as much informed by the signs of hope after an extremely challenging time as it is the gratitude [...]

What is a Bridal Gown Trunk Show?

You’ve heard about bridal gown trunk shows on Insta, FB, and at your fave bridal boutique, but what does a trunk show even mean? Are there trunks?  Are the gowns shown? Do you get to try them on? Do you really need an appointment? What makes them so great for gown shopping? So many questions! [...]

Fresh-Faced Wedding Editorial at The Atrium | Part 1

Fresh faced and anything but ordinary, this wedding editorial serves city style and effortless elegance in equal measure.  The scene is downtown Wilmington NC, at The Atrium, a space that’s now a contemporary urban garden but was once livery stables back in the 1880s! Now, its airy, clean lines and sunny spaces aren’t just easy [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Bridal Prosecco Collection

An extra-special homage to Lea-Ann’s timeless design aesthetic and style, as well as her 35th(!) year in bridal, our Prosecco collection is full of our favorite things—sumptuous fabrics, sexy yet sophisticated gowns, and special details for days. There’s all-lace Claudia, whose plunging neckline and back reveal just the right amount. Marina’s classic strapless silhouette is [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Midnight Garden Collection | Part 2

Ready for more dreamy Midnight Garden dresses? Please meet Lexie, Penelope, Serena, and Teegan! Lexie’s the wow-worthy girl composed of rose organza jacquard, so not only does she look amazing (hello, soft color and texture! She comes in blue and off-white, too), but she's easy-breezy to wear. Not to mention that back bow is to [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Bridal Midnight Garden Collection I Part I

Dreamy details, sculpting seams, and moonlight-elegant silhouettes populate our new Spring 2021 Midnight Garden collection. Though you’ve been acquainted, a formal introduction to our new stunners is definitely in order! Up first, meet Ezra—she’s the one with the tendril-ish off-the-shoulder sleeves, hand-placed applique, and a sensationally sexy silhouette. Next, Ember’s plunging neckline and fluted skirt [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Spring 2020 Prosecco Collection Editorial II

We popped the cork on our new Prosecco collection earlier this week, and today we’re bringing more bubbly! While these glorious gowns made their official debut earlier this year, photographing them had to be put on hold because of Covid, so we’d like to think of their earlier introduction as a dress rehearsal. So, now, [...]

Lea-Ann Belter Prosecco Spring 2020 Collection Editorial

A celebration of modern yet classic style and Lea-Ann’s 35th year in bridal, our Spring 2020 Prosecco collection pops! This small but mighty collection made its debut in April, however, due to the pandemic, photography was put on hold, so we get to unveil it a second time! Filled with sumptuous fabrics (hello, rose-embroidered organza [...]