windswept beach inspiration

Windswept Bridal Inspiration

The inspiration for today’s dreamy editorial all started with a gown. (A stunning hand-stitched bridal gown from Russia created by Milamira to be a bit more specific!) From there, a beautiful scene started to take shape, planned + designed by Sandcastle Celebrations and photographed by Michelle Roller Photography. The team utilized an array of natural elements to create a stunning backdrop that showcased […]

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boho dusk elopement inspiration

Intimate Bohemian Beach Elopement

One of the biggest compliments we can get is when a talented crew of creatives let us know they’ve created a project specifically with GWS in mind :) The team behind today’s pretty shoot – Lauren Fair Photography, Wildflowers by Design, Parris Chic + more – created this beauty GWS-style and we bet it’ll inspire more than a few […]

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Washington Coast Anniversary

Intimate Washington Anniversary Session: Alycia + Evan

While it’s only natural that a couple would document the time leading up to their wedding day, we love the idea of capturing a snapshot of your relationship once some time has passed + you’ve grown together for a few years, too. Alycia + Evan wanted to do just that, and reached out to photog Kristen Marie Parker to […]

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Elegant Coastal Dunes Inspiration

Elegant Coastal Wedding Inspiration

Nestled in the sand dunes next to the Monterey Bay, where the forest meets the sea, today’s stunning editorial is filled with all the right elements for throwing an elegant seaside affair. Rachel Zee Photography teamed up with Monica of Twigs Floral Design, and together the ladies brought the prettiest beach scene to life. The unique color palette of mustard yellow and sage […]

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Hawaii Sandbar Wedding

Intimate Sandbar Wedding in Hawaii: Katie + Joe

Together Katie + Joe have traveled to many amazing destinations, so it’s not at all surprising to hear that their wedding took place in a gorgeous place, totally on par with their other epic adventures! Joe proposed to Katie in Lanikai, Hawaii on the pillbox trail at sunrise. Later that day, they celebrated their engagement by sailing out […]

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Beach Engagement

Dreamy Beach Engagement Session: Ola + Jeff

What do you say we take a quick mental vacay to the beach because, trust us, after you see this dreamy seaside session captured by KT Merry  it’s probably the only place you’ll want to be! Ola + Jeff met through friends at a casual barbecue one afternoon, not knowing that one day they’d be planning to […]

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Eclectic Beach Wedding

Eclectic Destination Beach Wedding: Mica + Gavin

We love nothing more than getting to share the story + journey of so many amazing couples every week here at GWS. Today’s wedding struck a cord with us…the sweet celebration of Gavin, a war veteran who was severely injured during his tour of duty, and the love of his life, Mica. Gavin’s story was so inspiring […]

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Glamping wedding

Glamping Resort Wedding: Asha + Clay

You all caught Asha + Clay’s super stylish rehearsal dinner, right? We’re excited to keep the fun going with their colorful Costanoa Lodge wedding planned + executed by the team at Enjoy Events Co.. When it came down to the design specifics, A + C let their choices be unconventional. If something felt like it would be a fun fit, they went […]

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whimsical boho bouquet

Rugged Cliffside Wedding Inspiration

When Anne Paar, the photographer behind today’s editorial, told us about the drastic difference in New Zealand’s east + west coasts, we were definitely surprised to hear how much one was favored over the other. She says, I wanted to show New Zealand the beauty of its rugged West Coast. Not many people get married there; the West […]

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dos pueblos ranch wedding

Rustic Dos Pueblos Ranch Wedding: Julie + Paul

Happy Monday, friends! How’s 2015 treating you so far? We’re excited to jump right into this fresh, new year with a beautiful wedding designed by the pros at Sterling Social + captured on camera by Braedon Photography. Paul, a New York native, and Julie, a California girl, met by chance one evening through friends on New York’s Fire Island. Hours of […]

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