Intimate Marina Wedding | Samantha + Neil

Helping brides find the wedding dress that gives them that perfect feeling is at the heart of everything we do! Especially at our flagship Toronto bridal boutique, which is where our lovely bride Samantha found her Astrid & Mercedes Joy dress. Shares Samantha, “I can’t say enough good things about my experience working with Lea-Ann […]

Rocker-Inspired Bridal Style Editorial

True love, timeless style, and a fierce, confident bride? Yes, please! Shot in North Bay, Ontario, this pared-down editorial brings both beauty and edge. An industrial-leaning city street sets a cool scene through which our stunner of a bride struts her stuff. Wearing our Astrid & Mercedes Joy gown (a full-length version), she’s rocking a [...]

Home Wedding on Sea Island | Martha Stewart + Dallis

Swing dancing (we’re talking flips and everything), fresh seafood, grits, and so much fun went down on Martha Stewart and Dallis’s wedding day! These two high school sweethearts wanted to include as many friends and family as possible, and Martha Stewart has vacationed on Sea Island since she was a girl. So, it made perfect [...]

Niagara-on-the-Lake Wedding | Jenn + Ethan

While Jenn and Ethan were students at Wilfrid Laurier University, they found love on their university’s Emergency Response Team! Fourteen years later, on the anniversary of their first date, these two said “I do” with a stunner of an intimate winter wedding at Pillar and Post Inn and Spa. Niagara-on-the-Lake has always been a special […]

Equestrian Wedding Editorial at Gables + Gardens

Equestrian brides (and ladies who love horses), this one’s for you! Shot at Gables & Gardens, an event barn in New York State, this micro-wedding editorial is all about pastoral splendor, rustic charm, and…horses! Drenched in dreamy golden light (isn’t autumn great!?), the grounds are a heavenly backdrop for our bride, groom, and her faithful [...]

Fall Virginia Wine Country Wedding | Victoria + Paul

Rolling hills, autumnal colors, a historic property…if a Virginia wine country wedding in October sounds dreamy, that’s because it is! Case in point: Victoria and Paul’s celebration at The Inn at Willow Grove. These two paid homage to the season and their venue through pops of deep red and gold, cozy details (like a lovely [...]

Intimate Vineyard Wedding | Jennifer + Eric

The moment Jennifer and Eric met, there was no question in Jennifer’s mind she’d met her match. “I knew it from the moment our eyes met, there was something remarkable that I could never explain and still can’t 7 years later.” These two planned a romantic, candlelight-filled, cocktail-style vineyard wedding (with fire dancers!!) that featured [...]

Philadelphia Wedding at Davio’s | Meghan + Daniel

We’ve heard about honeymoon cruises, but how about meeting your partner-to-be on the high seas? Daniel and Meghan met while working on a cruise ship—he as a musician while she helped run children’s activities. We know…so many opportunities for romantic moments! The romance continued after these two disembarked, and Daniel upped the ante with a [...]

Constellation-Inspired Wedding | Kassandra + Scott

There is so much to love about Kassandra and Scott’s love story and constellation-inspired wedding day, from Kassandra walking herself down the aisle singing Adele’s “Make You Feel My Love” to Kassandra’s brother officiating the ceremony. But the most wonderful thing? After a honeymoon in Italy centered around a Mediterranean cruise, they discovered Kassandra was [...]

Destination Elopement in Scotland | Kristina + Myles

Kristina and Myles met at a St. Patrick’s Day rooftop party. Seven years later, they eloped to Scotland and tied the knot—literally! They had a traditional Scottish handfasting and Quaiche ceremony beside Dunsapie Loch in Edinburgh. As if that weren’t wildly romantic enough, here is what Myles said made him realize that Kristina was his [...]

Modern + Dreamy Art Gallery Wedding | Morganne + Caleb

An art gallery wedding is always special—the works imbue everything with compelling energy and capture the imagination of all who view them. In addition to Morganne and Caleb’s venue being a contemporary art space and artist residency, Morganne herself is an artist (check out her work!) and Caleb is a videographer.  Needless to say, from [...]

Backyard Nashville Wedding | Ashley + Martin

Ashley and Martin were dating other people when they met, then they became friends and even went on double dates together. Later, when they were no longer with their previous partners, Ashley always swiped left when she encountered Martin on dating apps. She didn't want to give Martin the wrong impression! (Does this sound like [...]

Warm-Hearted Davedi Club Wedding | Erika + Frank

After learning about how Frank proposed to Erika, we’ll never look at a cup of tea the same way again! Explains our sweet bride, “I love tea. One evening after we went out to dinner, Frank made me a cup of tea. We were just watching TV, and as I finished my tea I noticed [...]

October Wedding at Takk House | Daniella + Samson

What's refined, retro, and brimming with romance? Daniella and Samson's October wedding! These two married and celebrated in Troy, NY at the Takk House, a cool old building that formerly housed the Knights of Columbus. As you can imagine, the space has loads of character…to which Daniella and Samson brought their own brand of fabulous [...]

DC Navy Yard Wedding with the Cutest Pup Ever | Alee + Alex

Right before the world went on pause, Alee and Alex married and celebrated in heartfelt, fun, and all-around-awesome fashion at Washington, DC’s Navy Yard. These two have it BAD for one another in the very best way possible. When we asked Alee how she knew Alex was the one, her reply gave us straight-up butterflies: [...]

Intimate Destination Wedding in Umbria | Ana + Hugh

For Ana and Hugh, a destination wedding was about their guest list. Ana’s family lives in Romania, and she and Hugh live in Canada. Bringing the two worlds together meant taking the party out of Canada, so they chose the Umbria region of Italy as the place where everyone could come together. The place? Le [...]

Elegant Wedding at Helsinki Hudson | Erin + Casey

An industrial setting, rustic details, and tons of warmth set the welcoming, garden-meets-city scene on Erin and Casey’s upstate New York wedding day. These two wed outside in Helsinki Hudson’s courtyard beneath a clear tent strung with twinkle lights. Once newly minted Mr. and Mrs., they headed indoors where the space’s exposed brick walls, huge [...]

Fancy Picnic Wedding in the Inner Banks | Elizabeth + Matt

Grad school at William and Mary brought Matt and Elizabeth together, as did a shared love of trivia, craft beer, and, we’d hazard, making merry. In every picture, you can just see how much fun these two have together! Their playful vibe found its way into every corner of their wedding day—from the sea serpent [...]

Wonderful, Warm Distillery District Wedding | Vanessa + Rouzbeh

We love all our brides. We really do. But Vanessa is extra special to us because she’s the Bridal Specialist at our flagship Toronto bridal boutique! She helps our brides, manages our shop, and is an integral part of the Lea-Ann Belter team. So, when she got engaged (In Amsterdam! On New Year’s Eve!), we were [...]

Timeless Virginia Beach Wedding | Katy + Walker

Katy is a planner—it’s one of the things Walker loves about her. In fact, during their ceremony, Katy told us their pastor mentioned it when talking about what she and Walker admire about each other. Said Katy, “The one that had everyone laughing was my 'quality' of being organized and organizing our lives.” Her exceptional [...]

Woodsy Wedding on Waseosa Lake | Robin + Richard

How’s this for romantic: Richard surprised Robin with a beautiful proposal on the dock of his family’s cottage on Waseosa Lake, and then they proceeded to get married at the very same spot! With the lake gleaming behind them, Robin and Richard exchanged vows in a ceremony during which Robin’s brother recited a reading he [...]

Timeless Wedding at the Biltmore | Sarah + Patrick

How’s this for amazing bridal style inspiration: Jackie O. and Priscilla Presley. That classic, ladylike, bombshell blend is exactly what Sara was channeling when she chose her customized Astrid & Mercedes Joy gown—and she totally nailed it!  Sara told us that when putting together her stellar look, she envisioned “Priscilla Presley mixed with a little [...]

Warm, Wonderful Tennessee Wedding | Allison + Cameron

Sweet and sunny like lemonade on a lazy summer day, Allison and Cameron’s Tennessee wedding had all the feel-good, so-in-love vibes. The heart these two poured into their day shone through from so many thoughtful details, starting with their darling save-the-dates. Folksy, creative, and warm, their pretty paperie’s style reflected the gorgeous greenery garlands, candle-lit, [...]

Dallas Rooftop Wedding | Victoria + Brent

It doesn’t get any more city chic than Victoria and Brent’s wedding. Surrounded by skyscrapers shimmering in the late afternoon sun, these two got married on a Dallas rooftop. That same clean-lined vibe was all over their wedding, from the flowers and cake to the sequined tablecloths and, of course, Victoria’s fabulous look. Every inch [...]

Fun, Fabulous Toronto Wedding at The Eglinton Grand | Vickie + Vijay

When we asked our fabulous bride Vickie to describe her wedding day in five words or less, she said, "Romantic, Surprises, Love, Fun, Badass." Never before has a mixture of words so accurately captured a wedding day! In addition to looking fabulous in her Astrid & Mercedes Artemisia wedding gown from our Toronto bridal boutique, [...]