Last night I went to the BHLDN Seattle Sip & See event at Anthropologie in downtown Seattle. It’s a pretty big store with a separate section upstairs just for the BHLDN label. The event was wonderful and featured their new fall gowns and accessories. Plus, they had champagne, amazing sweet treats from The SweetSide, and cheese from Ferndale Farmstead. I went with Lisa from Story of My Dress and Jenn from Hello Rigby to check out the pretty dresses, and decided to post some of my favorites on the blog. If you’re curious about last night’s #BHLDNseattle event, go check out my snaps on snapchat! @styleandcheek.
It’s almost silly to post ONLY about BHLDN’s dresses because they carry so much more than that. Veils, jewelry, shoes, bags, lingerie, even wedding decor. It’s all so gorgeous. I want to have a massive post dedicated to everything but the dresses deserve a post on their own. They are works of art!
What I love most about BHLDN and Anthropologie in general is that their pieces are so unique. As someone who looks at wedding dresses just for fun, I’ve seen a lot of tried and true (often boring) dresses but BHLDN has styles I’ve never seen before. Whether it’s the placement of the lace on a bodice, or a certain embellishment style that looks fit for a queen rather than a bride, there’s just so much detail that goes into each dress. And somehow they’re reasonably priced. Which is great because then you can spring for a bunch of accessories or some bridal lingerie (um, yes).
While their website is beautiful and easy to navigate, you should definitely check out your local BHLDN to see the dresses in person. My friend Lacey from high school works for BHLDN and she loves working with the amazing people there. Apparently even former brides are so taken with the vibe they end up working for BHLDN. How sweet is that? They also don’t work on commission like a lot of other places, they work as a team. No need to stick to just one person, they all have a unique perspective and wonderful advice to share to make your wedding day special.
Every time I go to Anthropologie downtown, I check out the BHLDN section. They have a variety of unique and beautiful bridesmaids and mother of the bride dresses that aren’t limited to wedding parties so if you’re looking for a fancy dress, you might just find the right one there. Also, be sure to follow @anthro_downtownseattle for style inspiration, product highlights, and info on sales and events!
Fantasia Gown a BHLDN exclusive by Catherine Deane
Tabitha Gown by Needle & Thread
Monica Gown from Wtoo by Watters
Adona Dress a BHLDN exclusive by Needle & Thread
Rosalind Gown a BHLDN exclusive from Willowby by Watters
Frida Dress a BHLDN exclusive by Catherine Deane
Havana Corset & Bellamy Skirt – Corset a BHLDN exclusive by Catherine Deane & Skirt a BHLDN exclusive by Elizabeth Fillmore
Blanca Gown Online exclusive by Costarellos
Naomi Gown a BHLDN exclusive by Mignon
Carina Corset & Ahsan Skirt – Corset & Skirt by Watters