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Bridal Jewelry Highlight: Mark Patterson

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Bridal Jewelry Highlight: Mark Patterson

~Bridal & Wedding Jewelry~ by Mark Patterson Fine Jewelry Originating from New York City and now based in Newport Beach, Calif, Mark Patterson Fine Jewelry has been creating stunning jewelry pieces since 1985. Founded by Mark and his wife Josette, the duo married together an extensive background in goldsmithing, art, design, and being a jeweler; thus producing exquisite pieces that mix traditional styles with a new and modern touch. Shop for engagement rings, wedding bands, bridal jewelry, and more at the Mark Patterson Flagship store or...

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Wedding Vendor Highlight: Sundrop Vintage

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Wedding Vendor Highlight: Sundrop Vintage

~Wedding Vintage Rental & Styling~ by Sundrop Vintage Swell Beauty has had the honor of not only being friends with Sundrop Vintage owners, Theresa and Eric John who collectively have over 30 years of experience in the design and floral industry, but has also gotten to work with the Sundrop Vintage team during many Weddings, bride shows, special occasions and photoshoots. Sundrop Vintage is a premier vintage rental and styling company specializing in events, based out of Southern California, providing furniture rentals, event styling,...

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Wedding Venue Highlight: Rancho Las Lomas

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Wedding Venue Highlight: Rancho Las Lomas

~Wedding & Events Venue~ by Rancho Las Lomas Swell Beauty always enjoys getting to do weddings at Rancho Las Lomas, a multi-faceted events haven tucked in the Orange County foothills. This venue features four spectacular and unique, private resorts as well as a zoological garden housing an array of exotic animals; hosting weddings, corporate and social events, and is a premium location for filming and conducting photo shoots. Swell Beauty was last at this location for a bridal photo shoot collaboration with OC Style Report in which a model...

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Real Bride: First Look – Classic Bridal

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Real Bride: First Look – Classic Bridal

~Swell Beauty Real Bride~ Our Real Bride looked absolutely ravishing in her exquisitely beaded, lace ball gown wedding dress during her ‘first look’ at a beautiful garden in Laguna Beach, CA. Dee of Swell Beauty gave this bride a classic, romantic bridal look with the swept up hair and fresh make up; like a modern-day princess. Our good photographer friend Kris from Burnt Exposure captured these lovely moments between the bride and groom, as well as some fun shots down on the beach. VENDORS Photographer- Kris of Burnt...

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Bridal Series: One Dress Three Ways – Bohemian Bride

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Bridal Series: One Dress Three Ways – Bohemian Bride

~Re-Style Bridal Series~ by OC Style Report Last week, OC Style Report published our most recent bridal series collaboration, in which model Makaila Kay Ho wore a Love & Lace bridal gown styled into three different bohemian bridal looks by OCSR stylists Rachael and Katie, and also featured fine jewelry from Mark Patterson, bridal sash from Kash Crystals, florals & furniture from Sundrop Vintage,  and hair & make up by Swell Beauty, all taking place at the wedding venue, Rancho Las Lomas. The bohemian style has been an explosive...

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Feature: OC Style Report

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Feature: OC Style Report

~Fashion & Lifestyle Online Magazine ~ by OC Style Report Owner Dee of Swell Beauty has been working alongside OC-based online fashion & lifestyle publication, OC Style Report since May of last year, doing hair and make up on models for their fashion shoots and contributing hair & make up tutorials. This year, OCSR launched their Weddings segment with Dee which includes fashion and wedding trends, new ways to look for inspiration for your wedding day style, original editorial wedding shoots with the some of the most sought after...

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Videographer Feature: Renee Rogers – Hanger Shortage

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Videographer Feature: Renee Rogers – Hanger Shortage

~Fashion Films and Photography~ by Renee Rogers at Hanger Shortage While working with Chelsea of Cleo Collective and OC Style Report on a blogger series, film maker and design extraordinaire Renee of Hanger Shortage shot a behind the scenes video of the photo shoot. Renee is an absolute delight to work with, and Dee has done a hair/beauty tutorial and shoot with Renee as well as collaborated on a fashion shoot for her design label 16th Colony. Renee usually shoots fashion films for various boutiques and fashion labels, check out all her videos...

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Wedding Photographer Highlight: Bleudog Fotography

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Wedding Photographer Highlight: Bleudog Fotography

~Wedding & Lifestyle Photography~ by Bleudog Fotography Shawna Henrie, photographer of Bleudog Fotography (and floral designer for Bleubelle Floral as you might have read in my last post) is a force to be reckoned with. Although she is very sweet and soft-spoken while working, she creates the most powerful images whether it be capturing overwhelming feelings of love and joy on a couple’s wedding day or a mother and newborn locking eyes for the first time; and serious to quirky family or children portraits, or striking fashion images...

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Bridal Salon Highlight: Casablanca Bridal in Newport Coast

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Bridal Salon Highlight: Casablanca Bridal in Newport Coast

Casablanca Bridal has been designing and making bridal gowns since 1997 and today is one of the leading bridal gown manufacturers in this industry, carried in 1,000 domestic retailers and 80 international retailers. With their flagship store that grand opened last January, a little over a year ago by owners Kevin and Gloria Lu, in the beautiful Crystal Cove Shopping Center in Newport Coast; the store has been delighting brides-to-be with their awe-striking gowns (150 designs to choose from and you can also peruse their extensive catalog) and...

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Real Bride: A Crimson/Violet Magenta Indian Wedding

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Real Bride: A Crimson/Violet Magenta Indian Wedding

~Swell Beauty Real Bride~ We can’t get enough of Indian Weddings, there’s just something about the vibrant culture that shines from the lavish colors, golden ornaments and embellishments, and rich fabrics that cover the Indian bride from head to toe. We are so excited to feature one of our Real Brides, this stunning Indian bride whom we got to do her hair and make up at the beautiful Sheraton Carlsbad Resort for her 4-day event. She looked absolutely ravishing in her crimson wedding gown; red is a traditional color for Indian...

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