The Modern Day Bride: Which Type Are You?


To follow up our fabulous Essie Bridal Giveaway, we thought we’d stay in the theme of weddings. Since it’s almost wedding season, we’ve had our eye on all the beautiful gowns we’ve seen coming down the runways. Whether your a Modern, Romantic, or Traditional bride, The Blonde & The Brunette and Mo’da ‘Operandi  have all the chic inspo to help you feel and look amazing on your big day!!


The ‘Modern Bride’ is a chic fashion-forward woman, who is not afraid to do things her own way. From a unique location, to a dreamy unconventional ring – the modern bride is a not afraid to stray from the norm. We feel like we embody this, and have been currently coveting these four dresses by J. Mendel and Delphine Manviet that are super mod, and we could totally see ourselves in on our big day! Renew your vowin look 3.  NJ is totally obsessing over this look.

  |  1.) The Micheline by J. Mendel  |  2.) The Vivian by J. Mendel  |

  |  3.) The Alexis by Delphine Manviet  |  4.) The Anatole by Delphine Manviet  |


The ‘Romantic Bride’ is living her modern day fairytale. To get the look, incorporating lots of lace and beautiful details, that will make you shine on your big day! These gowns are modern but very classic and timeless.

|  1.) Needle Lace Gown by Luisa Beccaria  |  2.) Tulle Embroidered Gown by Luisa Beccaria  |

|  3.) The Dusk by Lela Rose  |  4.) The Cobble Hill by Lela Rose  |


Last but not least, the modern take on the ‘Traditional Bride’! Our favorite is #3 – so dreamy!!

1.) The Amelia by J. Mendel  |  2.) Razmire Satin Gown by Luisa Beccaria

3.) The Bea by J. Mendel   |  4.) The Liane by J. Mendel


Above are some of our favorite accessories to compliment you on your big day! Our favorite are the Del Toro #IDo Bride flats! Soooo The Blonde & The Brunette!

1.) Judith Leiber Goddess Clutch  |  2.) Charlotte Olympia Marry Me Clutch  |  3.) Del Toro #IDo Bride  |  4.)  Stuart Weitzman Pave Nudist Sandal  |  5.) Gigi Burris Full Length Birdcage Veiling  |  6.) Nina Runsdorf Pear Shapes Earrings  |  7.) Rolex Bridal Watch  |  8.) Nam Cho Navajo Baguette Earrings