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Denver Wedding Gowns

You guys. I had the most incredible day on Saturday! I spent the whole day at The Bridal Collection. This beautiful store had a Sottero-Midgley Trunk Show, and the dresses were just amazing. I have to say though, they paled in comparison to the wedding dress stories I was able to witness and photograph.

Don't worry - that's not her dress!

Don't worry - that's not her dress!

 

What are wedding dress stories? They’re the stories of how brides find their dresses. Every story I saw was different – some brides brought a huge group with chalk boards and champagne, some brides brought just their mama, and some brides came to find their dress solo.

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Here’s the thing – I can’t really share some of the BEST photos.

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These brides were purchasing their WEDDING DRESSES! And there’s no WAY I’m posting those.

 

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But I hope you can still get a sense of the day – the emotions, the excitement – it’s kind of the moment that you BECOME a bride.

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One thing that caught me off guard was just how emotional the day was. I saw so many moms, sisters, future mother-in-laws, and brides tear up, it really got to me, too! I kept it together, but it was just barely at times.

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The other thing that blew me away was how wonderful the stylists there are! They were so knowledgeable about the designs, materials, silhouettes, price points – unreal. But moreso than just that, they were so kind and didn’t make any brides feel pressured into a purchasing a dress.

 

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As an artistic Denver wedding photographer, I loved capturing these moments, and it gave me a renewed respect for the work that goes into finding the perfect dress. It’s been a minute since I got married, and I honestly forgot so much about the wedding planning process – including finding my wedding gown.

Cupcakes provided by the Makery!

Cupcakes provided by the Makery!

 

Melissa Hirsch Photography is a Denver-based wedding photographer specializing in artistic, unique wedding photos in Colorado and worldwide.

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