• 10 Unspoken Rules of Wedding Dress Shopping

    So your person finally popped the question and you said YES. First thing’s first, you have to find the perfect dress! No pressure, right? Lucky for you, there are specialty shops that help you alleviate the stress of dress shopping. Sure you can shop online, but trust us when we say- DON’T DO IT! First, You lose out on the experience of trying on gowns with friends and family. Second, stylists are a great asset to make the process run smoothly- they can provide helpful suggestions and are here to make your experience enjoyable. And lastly, you never know what the internet is going to serve up, buyer beware!! For…

  • Bridal Color Inspiration: Romantic Mountain Styled Shoot

    Mountains, snow, whiskey, and fire. Add 11 local vendors and you have the perfect styled shoot. We are obsessed with this collaboration and even more obsessed with how beautifully Brittany Miller Photography and Palamora Events were able to capture simple, cozy love. For this shoot we took a traditional a-line tulle gown and toned it down with a neutral, cozy sweater. Of course, it wouldn’t be New Mexican without a Squash Blossom necklace. (sweater and necklace available at Turquoise Teepee) We love the color pallet that was chosen for this set up. Slate, peach, fern, reds, and metallics! It couldn’t of come together any better. When it comes to a…

  • Styled Shoot: White Sands Wonderland

    We started off with just two main ideas in mind: White Sands and a cape. The rest was magic. We immediately knew the perfect photographer for this shoot. The lovable, Sarah Lotus. Learn more about her and her photography here. This girl is so cool and so full of energy all the time, that you wouldn’t imagine she is a full time nurse (uh, yeah how crazy is that?) Next, was reaching out to our model, Skye Weatherly. We have been wanting to collaborate with her for a long time and plans never seemed to align. The universe was obviously waiting for this moment! Ms. Tiffany Martinez came on board…

  • 2018 Summer Wedding Trends

    Living in New Mexico, trends seem to get to us a little later than the rest of the world. The cool thing about living in such a different place is that we can get away with doing and having things other places might find a bit unusual. A few examples: green chile on EVERYTHING (yes, even in milkshakes), Luminarias (because regular string lights are overrated), having the BEST sunsets in the world, and of course, Christmas being served year-round. Weddings are no exception. Throughout time we’ve seen different wedding trends emerge in New Mexico. Some come and go, while others stick around for some time. We’ve gathered up some of…

  • Simply Val Stefani

    Val Stefani is here! We are excited to share with you the new designer gowns that will be available at our store. Simply Val Stefani is a sister brand of the magnificent designers that brought you the very successful fashion house “Moonlight.” The combination of these two brands allows for innovative designs, while still keeping the traditions of Moonlight that have made them quite the success. This dress collection is a mixture of bohemian and vintage inspiration offering a delicate, simple look of elegance. The beautiful necklines, textured skirts, and figure-flattering nature of these gowns are just a few details that sets them apart.             …