Little Black Dress Bridal Shower

little black dress bridal shower

We don’t share a lot of bridal shower inspiration here on GWS, but when we do get a submission for a fun, new take on the bridal shower, we just can’t wait to share it with you lovelies! The bridal shower epitomizes all things feminine, sweet and dare I even say sassy? That was the inspiration behind this Little Black Dress inspired bridal shower dreamt up by Hey Gorgeous Events with photos by Amy Carroll Photography. Searching for chic, fabulous + fresh bridal shower ideas, this team threw out all rustic + vintage notions to the wind. And in lieu of the traditional Sunday morning, English tea party themed get together, they spiced things up a bit. :)

Bright and fresh florals accented with lemons and succulents, a flirty LBD dress code and a pick your own hairpiece “Babe Bar” puts a fresh new spin on celebrating the lucky bride to be. The best part is that the majority of the details they infused into this celebration are easy to recreate like the paper chain link backdrop, the hairpiece bar (which double as a take home favor for your guests) and the totally rad idea of asking your best friends to be your bridesmaids by stuffing a sweet little note and tons of brightly colored confetti into a helium filled balloon. So super chic + fun!

peach bridal shower invite

little black dress bridal shower

bridal shower tablescape

bright bridal shower centerpieces

gold glitter charger plate

gold glitter charger plate

orange geometric tablecloth

ombre menu card

bridal shower champagne bar

paper chain backdrop

champagne bridal shower

champagne bridal shower

bridal shower hair peices

ombre ruffle cascading cake

confetti balloon bridesmaids ask

confetti balloon bridesmaids ask

Such a cute way to ask your gals to be in your wedding – pop the ballons and this cute note remains! :)

confetti balloon bridesmaids ask

And a fun video from the event captured by Future Focus Media!

photography: Amy Carroll Photography // venue: The Grand Rapids Art Museum // floral design + styling: Hey Gorgeous Events // videographer: Future Focus Media // hair styling: Jennifer Grace of Tonic Salon // make-up: Magen Dye // dresses + jewelry: Spring Sweet, Holland, Michigan // hair accessories: Pixel and Hank // cake: A Piece o’ Cake // rentals: Events by I Candy // paper goods: Lemon and Lavender // linens + napkins: La Tavola Linen // models: Jennifer Doornbos, Spring Sweet, Emily Newhof, Lydia Newhof, Karri Whitney and Kalee Verstrate

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  1. This is so darling, I love it!

  2. Those sparkly gold chargers are amazing! I love how fun and girly the entire shoot is. Rock on, Rhi!

  3. Thanks Jen for sharing this shoot of ours! We had such a blast putting it together. Hugs :)

  4. The florals are gorgeous Rhi! Beautiful job! I want to be invited!

  5. Such a beautiful party! Rhi did an amazing job styling this masterpiece! The photography was wonderful and I am DYING over that cake!!!

  6. How lovely!! And the flowers are gorgeous!

  7. Fantastic work Miss Rhi and Miss Amy and Miss Daisy! What a team! hugs!

  8. Such a cute theme idea – add some hats for extra pizzazz.

  9. This is the cutest bridal shower I have ever laid my eyes on!

  10. This is such a beautiful wedding. I love the simplicity of the wedding dress and I love the bridesmaids.

  11. This is 100% such a fun idea, great job Rhi!! The flowers, babe bar, and linens…shoot all the details are gorgeous!!! Amy did a wonderful job capturing it as well. Love all around!

  12. SO SO beautiful :X:X:X love all about this ! the cake is so nice :X

  13. I just love seeing these gorgeous pictures! Rhi had been telling me about this shoot for weeks before it happened. It turned out exactly how I pictured…she is amazing! Love all the fun, girly and glittery touches :)

  14. Looks like such a fun time! The hair and makeup on these girls was fun too!


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