Wedding Week: Modern Bride for The Everygirl

The Everygirl, a website for creative, career-driven women, contacted me to model a modern bridal look for Wedding Week. As a recently married young woman who is passionate about my career, I thought this feature was a perfect fit. Plus, it was fun to dress up as a bride again without the stress of planning a wedding! 😉

When I think “modern”, I envision a clean color palette and minimalistic yet sophisticated details. For this shoot, I wore a Rachel Zoe tuxedo jumpsuit, which is a powerful and contemporary take on the traditional wedding gown.

Left: Local floral boutique, Marigold & Mint, located in the historic Melrose Market, arranged this stunning white bouquet with tinges of sage green.

Right: I wore my own heels by Maison Martin Margiela that you may have seen on the blog before. I thought the mesh and metallic combo added an edge to complete the look.

Left: For hair and makeup, Heidi from Salon Maison in Bellevue created retro glam curls and coral lips, styled after this inspiration photo of Jessica Alba.

Right: Keep jewelry simple and elegant, yet high impact with Swarovski crystal earrings (left photo) and pearl bracelet from BHLDN. The vintage feel of these jewels is a nice contrast to the modern jumpsuit.

Check out more photos and the rest of the editorial on The Everygirl!

Photography: Miguel Marino | Jumpsuit: Rachel Zoe | Shoes: Maison Martin Margiela
Jewelry: BHLDN | Florals: Marigold & Mint | Hair and Makeup: Salon Maison

What was your wedding like, or what is your dream wedding? I’d love to chat with you in the comments below!


  1. May 14, 2014 / 4:20 pm

    This jumpsuit is simply beautiful, Carolyn! This is such a modern bride look. You look so chic!

    -Helen Grace

    Sweet Helen Grace

  2. May 14, 2014 / 5:14 pm

    I love the idea of looking into more modern ways of dressing as a bride. I'm not at that stage yet but I've already decided I don't want a white long dress. I had my mind kind of set on a shorter type but now that I'm seeing this jumpsuit it's making me want to reconsider. This is a lot more me! And the bouquet, the shoes, the jewellery… I love it!

  3. May 14, 2014 / 5:32 pm

    Wow this is something so unique, fresh and beautiful!! You look so divine and elegant! <3

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  4. May 14, 2014 / 7:26 pm

    Perfect styling for the perfect business-driven bride! Love how powerful yet feminine this playsuit feels, I can see it dressed up for GNO as well! Fabulous!

    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture Blog

  5. May 14, 2014 / 9:09 pm

    I was just thinking the other night about jumpsuits for bridal. These photos are an excellent argument in their favor! 😉

    Also, your pumps look suuuper useful. Really fantastic look, thanks for sharing. 🙂

  6. May 15, 2014 / 1:12 am

    What a perfect look for a modern bride! I can see so many women wanting to wear this on their wedding day! You look amazing as always.


  7. May 16, 2014 / 12:30 am

    You look absolutely stunning!! Perfectly styled. The jumpsuit is just gorgeous!


  8. May 16, 2014 / 6:07 am

    you look so pretty<3
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  9. May 16, 2014 / 4:17 pm

    your so gorgeous! only you would look good in a jump suit! checking out the post now!

  10. May 17, 2014 / 2:45 pm

    This outfit looks so great !

  11. May 17, 2014 / 9:34 pm

    Such a different take on a wedding dress, but one that you would actually be able to wear again!

  12. May 22, 2014 / 2:25 pm

    I think the accessories you chose for this look were absolutely perfect! Definitely a minimalist take, but one that really complements the jumpsuit.

  13. May 22, 2014 / 5:58 pm

    Love this jumpsuit! I am thinking about purchasing it for my rehearsal dinner. If you don't mind asking – what size are you wearing? Did it require any alterations, or was there any part that didn't photograph well?

    • May 22, 2014 / 10:04 pm

      Congrats on your engagement! I'm wearing a size 2 and I did not get any alterations. I'm 5'8" and the jumpsuit fit perfectly length-wise. I think even a size 0 would work for a more tailored fit.

  14. October 7, 2014 / 3:09 pm

    I love, love, love the color palette. You are such a pretty girl! =)


  15. November 10, 2014 / 3:09 am

    So Beautiful, recently prepared a girlfriend birthday, she liked jewelry, so I intend to send her bijoux swarovski, to give her a surprise.

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