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Going to Bridal Market!


As I mentioned in my October goals, I’m headed back to Bridal Market this year! I have been looking forward to it for months and am so excited that it’s finally here. Bridal Market is essentially bridal fashion week, and while it’s primarily for buyers, I’m grateful that I have the opportunity to go on behalf of Southern Weddings. It was so crazy, exciting, inspiring, and completely surreal last year, and there are moments from that week that I know I will never forget! I was flipping through the pictures from last year earlier this week and thought it’d be fun to share my very favorite photos and moments–both to share, and for my own memories!

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1. Emily and me looking over notes at the Modern Trousseau showroom (Divine Light Photography) | 2. The first show of the first day: Claire Pettibone at the High Line Hotel (Divine Light Photography) | 3. A winter wonderland at Ines Di Santo | 4. Dreamy colors at JLM Couture | 5. Breakfast with BHLDN (Divine Light Photography) | 6. Changing into heels outside! (Divine Light Photography) | 7. Classic with a twist at Romona Keveza | 8. The most amazing penthouse at The London for Sareh Nouri | 9. Swoon-worthy metallic chantilly lace at Amsale | 10. Love at first sight with the sweet dresses at Jane Summers | 11. The epitome of classic at Carolina Herrera (Divine Light Photography) | 12. Meeting Carolina Herrera! (Divine Light Photography) | 13. The first person I saw walking into the Martha Stewart party while wearing an Erin Fetherston dress: Erin Fetherston herself!

I’ll be posting a TON on Instagram this weekend, so if you love┬ábridal fashion and/or New York City, come follow along! You can follow me at @LisaJanelKirk, my partner in crime for the week @KN_Winchester, and @SouthernWeddings. We’ll also be Snapchatting at swmag!






  1. Jadzia says:

    Can’t wait to see it all!!

  2. Lisa says:

    Love your posts, Lisa. Hey, so I’m going to be the mother of the groom next June. Do you ever do articles on appropriate attire for mothers?

  3. Em says:

    This post is so glamorous, but all it makes me think about is my smelly shoes in your poor bag!

  4. Mary says:

    Wow! So exciting. I’m excited to follow along. :D

  5. Heather says:

    What does the front of that Romona Keveza dress look like? OBSESSED!

  6. Kristen says:

    Can I come???

  7. Kristina says:

    That’s so exciting! I’ve been following along via Instagram and loved everything you shared so far. Have so much fun!

  8. […] moments are the little snippets when it is, for one reason or another (sitting front row at Bridal Fashion Week, escaping┬áto a fancy hotel, or even just wearing my highest heels for a night out). And that just […]


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