Friday, October 20, 2017

Our Engagement Photos





















Black Crop TopRent the Runway (c/o) // White Tulle SkirtRent the Runway (c/o) // Black & White Colorblock DressRent the Runway (c/o) // HEELSChristian Louboutin

Happy Friday! I wanted to share some of my favorite engagement photos with you all- captured by the amazing Lynzie of Bonphotage.  I fell in love with the film style photography she does and knew it would be perfect for capturing my vision of the wedding!  We started our photos right by Lake Michigan and the day/weather could not have been better.  I swear the whole week had been horrible weather and it was actually supposed to storm on the day we were having them done- but it held out and ended up being warm and sunny!  After shooting some by the lake, we went over to a cute little spot in Lincoln Park (right by the zoo) to film the rest.  It was so much fun, and even Matt did such a great job!  Being a blogger, I'm definitely used to shooting all the time... but Matt on the other hand is not.  He went through the entire 2 hour shoot and didn't complain once- definitely a keeper! :)

When I was deciding what to wear for the engagement photos, I knew I wanted something more neutral and classic, so I decided to go with two black & white looks.  This Kate Spade dress was the first thing that caught my attention when I was browsing Rent the Runway and was immediately drawn to the adorable bow on the back and the fit.  Kate Spade makes the prettiest & most feminine dresses and they always fit perfectly!  This dress would also make for an adorable wedding guest dress or a cocktail event.  I also envisioned wearing a fun tulle skirt, so when I saw this Bailey 44 white one, I knew I had to wear it.  The skirt has an elastic waistband so it's comfortable on the waist and the perfect length.   To go with skirt, I got the Shoshanna crop top which I absolutely loved. It's super comfortable and just the right length to accompany the skirt.  Each piece I received fit true to size, but as always, Rent the Runway lets you rent two sizes just in case!

The engagement photos definitely got me even more excited for the wedding- I can't wait to see how Bonphotage captures the big day! xoxo

**Thank you to Lynzie @ Bonphotage for the amazing photos & Rent the Runway for the amazing outfits for this shoot <3

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13 comments:

  1. I just love these outfits on you! And those shoes! Swooning... Such beautiful photos. - Corey

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  2. Awe so stunning!!! Congratulations!!

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  3. OH my gosh these are so stunning. Congrats!!!

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  4. Congrats girl you guys are so cute together! You're simply stunning :)

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  5. These are literally adorable!! Congrats and wishing you all the luck planning! It's quite the adventure

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  6. What a fun day! I'm so glad the weather cooperated for you.

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  7. Congratulations for the newly engaged couple. You look awesome together and I wish you all the best.
    From: Calleigh K

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  8. Cara, these photos turned out beautiful! When is the big day?

    xx,
    Amanda || www.fortheloveofglitter.com

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  9. Oh what an exciting time! I wore a skirt like that for our engagement photos!

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  10. This is so cute! Congrats! Your photos came out great!

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  11. What amazing photos! I love the tulle skirt and all of the fun photos! They came out great.

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  12. These photos came out beautifully! I love the tulle skirt💖

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  13. This is just darling! I want to get married again! Maybe renewal of vows for year 5?

    Congrats Doll!

    xx,

    Lacey
    The Glitter Gospel

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