Houma’s House Bridals: Anna

July 31, 2017

Dress Designer: Madison James
Boutique: A-Net’s
Veil: Giselle
Shoes: Antonio Melani
Florist: J’Adore Weddings

Accessories: Gift from the Groom’s Mother
Hair StylistKate at Joie De Vivre Salon
Makeup: Madeline at Joie de Vivre

Was this the dress you initially thought you’d wear for your wedding?
No, I’ve always known that I wanted lace, but recently after getting engaged I thought about wanting lace and satin- so the dress I found was exactly what I had envisioned! 

Tell Me About Your Dress! Why did you choose this look?
I went in thinking I wanted “something with lace and satin on the bottom,” and that’s exactly what I got! I love the simplicity of my dress and feel as though it is exactly my style- traditional, modest, and classy all in one! 

How do you feel when you put on your dress?
My dress was the third I had tried on. As soon as I put it on, I couldn’t wipe the smile from my face. I did a little dance in it, and at that point knew it was the one! I didn’t (and still don’t) want to take it off! Once in my dress, I feel like a real life bride! 

Why did you choose this particular bridal session location?
Forrest had visited Houmas House several times while working near there one summer, and he always told me how beautiful the grounds were. He often told me that we needed to go visit the grounds together. After doing some research, I couldn’t think of a more perfect location to take my portraits. I am so excited for him to finally see them!! 🙂 

Q. Any advice for future brides embarking on this wedding journey?
Just enjoy it- it will fly by! Take the advice people are giving as well as all of the help being offered. Try your best not to stress and remember: a glass of wine will do wonders during this process!