Fresh Bridal Looks for a Wedding in the Woods from BHLDN

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

Oh, how we love a good wedding in the woods! The romances of a babbling brook, centuries-old trees, views over valleys, and pockets of lush greens—it’s the absolute definition of dreamy. But a woodsy wedding has its challenges when it comes to bridal fashion. The terrain can be unpredictable, snagging a cathedral veil or ballgown skirt with every step. For those truly magical moments, you’ve got to be flexible and comfortable—which is where BHLDN comes in!

BHLDN teamed up with wedding photographer India Earl and influencers, LGBTQ+ activists, and real-life couple Kate Austin and Sarah Sulsenti for a little adventure along California’s Sonoma Coast. The best part? Kate + Sarah donned the perfect looks for a wedding in the woods, deflecting rain showers and moody skies along the way. 

Let’s head into the woods with K + S!

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

Go With the [Color] Flow

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

When you’re surrounded by nature’s best greens + organic colors, gowns in soft ivories and snow whites pop all the more! Sarah wears the long-sleeved Providence Gown with stretch lace for easy movement.

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

We LOVE the Hyde Gown and that peek-a-boo panel!

Boho Beauties

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

You can really bring any sort of style to a wooded wedding, from modern to romantic to boho! Kate totally brought the boho here, in the Peoria Gown with medallion lace.

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

The Belize Dress is a GWS fave because not only does it come in an assortment of dreamy colors, but you’d never guess it’s only $275!

Go Glam

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

A little party never killed nobody…getting some serious Gatsby-glam vibes from the Sanders Dress!

All the Lace

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

Kate looking STUNNING in the Felton Gown. Loving the neckline on this one!

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

Another one for the lace-lovers: the Viola Gown, featuring California’s towering redwood trees. The perfect match!

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

And the show-stopper! The Tenley Gown, a column gown with lace from head to toe.

A Wedding Dress for the Wilderness

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

How stunning are the sleeves on the Hettie Gown?

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

Kate is total romance in the Denver Gown!

Woodsy Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

Lush + In Love

And one final breathtaking look: Kate in the Prescott Gown and Sarah donning the Nicki Jumpsuit (which looks totally rad with the Nicki Jacket, seen in the top photo). Swoooon!

Shop BHLDN’s full assortment of gowns to find your own dream look.

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dresses: BHLDN //photography: India Earl // models: Kate Austin, Sarah Sulsenti // location: Timber Cover Resort Sonoma Coast

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