It’s finally the time everyone has been waiting for! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here to give us a much needed wardrobe makeover. It’s the perfect time to purchase that flowy floral dress you’ve been eyeing for a Summer Wedding #OOTD or the chic little black dress because let’s be real, can you ever have enough of black dresses? We know we can’t! With summer weddings running in full gear before the colors of Autumn bloom, we created the picture-perfect outfits for a casual outdoor wedding or even for a celebratory rehearsal dinner for brides, bridesmaids and guests with our favorite Nordstrom dresses and Bella Belle Shoes. If you’re looking for a more traditional bridal look, we’ve got you covered with this blog on HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR NORDSTROM WEDDING LOOK WITH BELLA BELLE FLATS
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Above: Chelsea 28 dress & Paloma heels. Photography by Natalie Bray
Most people would say to stay away from a velvet dress as the material can be unflattering for some body types. We say that the fit & flare cut of the Chelsea 28 dress is super flattering for all despite the velvet material. In fact, the velvet navy blue shimmer radiates elegance to the wearer. The Paloma white heels has romantic and delicate floral beadings with an ankle strap for a sparkling night of fun hush antics. As they always say, what happens at a Bachelorette, stays at the Bachelorette.
The rehearsal dinner is always full of excitement and jittery nerves as the Big Day draws near. After months and months of careful planning and endless Pinterest research, everything is finally coming together. It is an occasion of celebration in a relaxed environment as families and close friends come together and mingle in a not so hectic scene. It is also a place for guests to get to know each other to avoid the wedding day awkwardness that can come.
This Socialite lace romper screams elegance for brides who are more laidback in nature. The plunging neckline is anything but modest and the lace roses creates a very feminine feel. As trendy as the red carpet fashion, the sheer back is the way to do sheer clothing right without being borderline obscene. Finish this look with Bella Belle comfortable flats Adora. From the endless guest greeting and crazy family antics, we know you’ll prefer a comfortable flat rather than a tall heel. Hence, the glittering rose embellishments will surely keep you looking stylish while ensuring comfort.
Casual Outdoor Wedding
It’s the new obsession. More couples are opting for a no frills, intimate and laidback wedding that is equally as elegant as a traditional one, but not overblown. The carefree nature is perfect for couples who want to allow their personalities take over without being overshadowed by the glitz and glamour. Whether it’s a simple backyard wedding or a white tent beach wedding, a casual wedding setting allows you to play with colors and style in the midst of formality. If you’re a casual elegant bride or a guest going to a non-traditional wedding, we crafted the perfect look for you.
Above: Ted Baker dress & Willow flats.
As guests, there’s always the fear of accidentally outshining the bride. This simple yet stunning Ted Baker black dress has lattice like loops around the waist and hem, creating a sexy illusion for those who like to be a little daring without drawing too much attention. Pair it with Bella Belle Willow flats for a sparkly modern Cinderella slipper finish. Comfortable yet anything but boring, this rhinestone and beaded embellished flats are made for a woman who wants to be dancing the night away.
City Hall Wedding
Back in the day, city hall weddings were the biggest events of the year. The endless amount of black and white photographs of couples taking their first kiss on the steps were everyone’s dream. If you’re like Chrissy Teigen, Jessica Alba and Kristen Bell who all you need to tie the knot is just each other, then a city hall wedding is just for you. While it is the most intimate and simple kind of wedding, it doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t look your best.
This Alice + Olivia chic dress is the wedding dress you need for a simple city hall wedding. The floral prints and ruffles on the hems of the cream slip dress creates the perfect blend of effortlessness and sophistication you would need to pull off a stylish city hall wedding. Anita, an ankle heel with delicate Alencon lace and tied bows is super classic, feminine and handmade to perfection. Stunning in pictures but even more stunning in person, the Anita heel will elevate any outfit to ensure a fashion worthy city hall wedding. Something even Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City will approve.
Vow Renewal Wedding
You’ve been married for a couple of years now. You’ve been together for the past 5, 10, 15, 20, maybe 50 years and you are as in love with each other as the first year of marriage. You want to re-create the moment in the beginning, maybe even celebrate a milestone or reaffirm your love and affection to one another. Different from a traditional wedding, a vow renewal ceremony isn’t as high maintenance or stressful in planning. A ceremony like this is simple, intimate and an occasion of festivity.
Above: Vince Camuto dress & Hailey flats. Photography by Carrie King.
For guests of this very special occasion, we choose this floral ensemble from Vince Camuto with a modest V neck. The fit & flare cut with the trumpet style skirt accentuates the waist, emphasizing your curves to give you a slender like-silhouette figure. Instead of heels, we opted to pair this outfit with a comfortable pair of pearl beaded flats, Hailey. The flats add a classic element to an otherwise already chic outfit. Get ready for the slew of flattering comments from other guests!
We’ve all heard the horror stories of ugly bridesmaid’s dresses. The recent viral meme of a women showcasing the various daily chores she does in her bridesmaid dress (gardening included) makes a solid case against the pink and violet frill dresses. Instead, we found a whole outfit that is not only re-wearable, but would also make you look super cute at your bestie’s dream wedding!
This Cece off shoulder floral chiffon dress is flowly, lightweight and breezy for a Summer hot and humid wedding – no sweat stains for the win! The big floral prints are also very slimming as they are dramatic and draw attention to the prints. Rock them with a pair of comfortable Hera sandals to top of the outfit! The glittering jewel embellishments of the sandals add a sparkle and statement effect to this fun and flirty outfit. Better yet, re-wear this whole outfit for a dressy cocktail party by the beach or your next date night.
Now that all the wedding shenanigans have ended, with a success, it’s time to relax, unwind and enjoy the newlywed bliss. Whether you’re going on a vacation in the beautiful blue tranquil waters of the Mediterranean or on top of the Eiffel Tower overlooking the streets of Paris, we got you covered. Regardless of where you are going, we created a day outfit for you to roam around and a dressy night outfit for a romantic dinner with your now-husband.
Above: Ted Baker dress & Tess heels. Photography by Rachel May.
To end a perfect honeymoon, a dinner date is always a must. This Ted Baker dress is midi in length for a chic feel. The stripes patterns and shoulder-baring dress accentuate a feminine silhouette for a sexy vibe. Top it off with Tess gold heels for a picturesque finish with the fairytale-like floral patterns.