Windswept Beach Bridals


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These windswept beach bridals are to die for gorgeous!  This beautiful model is wearing our Florence gown.  Thanks to the talented Ashlee Raubach for the photos.  We love the beach hair and make-up created by beauti_fil; and the show stopping florals are designed by Posey Pop.  We always feel honored to get to work with talented women!

Bride Kenzie in Fey Gown


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This bride is the epitome of natural beauty in our Fey gown.  We love how she has styled it with long veil and retro heels. A short slip was worn to add extra fullness to the skirt and add emphasis to waist.  These fun photos of the couple were taken by Josh Snyder, visit his website.

Spring Bride

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This fun spring inspired shoot features a new gown we may put into our fall 2015 collection.  This non traditional gown is for a confident bride; it is two-pieces, highlights the waist, ankle length made from guipure lace.  We would love your thoughts, should we make this gown available?

A pretty talented team lent their efforts to this shoot.

Photography: Meredith Carlson Photography
Flower girl dress: Dream Catcher Baby
Flower girl shoes: Mon Petit Shoes
Florals: Calie Rose
Hair: Bethany Kartchner @bethanykartchner_hairdesign
Model: Bailey Chiniquy @bailey_chiniquy
Makeup: Kayti Oldham @thebeyoutybureau
Venue: Copper Creek Event Center
Decor: Kaylee Webster, Jennifer Bird, Meghan Sonnenberg

Provo Fashion Week 2015

In February Illume had the opportunity to be a part of Provo Fashion Week!

Taking place in Provo Utah, this event brings together local independent fashion designers, style bloggers, photographers, press, buyers, and fashion-lovers. We were honored to be a part of it. The first day of the show featured general fashion from various designers with a wide range styles. The second day was dedicated to bridal designers. Our designer Sara Sandberg was able to present her Spring collection and gave a sneak peak of some designs coming this Fall.


We had a lot of help from a great team.

Makeup and hair by Michelle

Catherine from Bride Queen

Tinge Floral created our hair pieces.

Dillards was so generous to lend us jewelry and shoes to compliment our gowns.

We also had the chance to work with models in the area, one of whom was Sara’s own sister.

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It took a lot of hard work but we had a blast doing it! We are so glad we were able to be a part of this event and hope to come back to Provo soon.

Check in often for updates!

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Austen Gown

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We love these gorgeous photos of our Austen gown taken by the talented Suzy O Photography.  Suzy wanted to incorporate both a traditional, high-contrast photographic lighting technique (similar to what you would see in the 1920s) and a modern “fresh” feeling that is a current trend.  Stunning Megan, of Chestnut Hill, is the picture of elegancy and femininity.  Make-up by Jessica Craig and Hair by Alyse Peterson.  The florals are by Carol Kingston of Creative Wedding Events.   


Utah Chic MagazineProvo Fashion Week, and 25 local bloggers are teaming up to bring you an awesome giveaway featuring clothing by local independent Provo Fashion Week designers.

Provo Fashion Week will be having three runway shows this weekend, February 27-28th.

Friday, February 27th
– 7:30PM Ready-to-Wear Show

(featuring menswear, womenswear, swimwear, and childrenswear)

Saturday, February 28th
– 3:00PM & 7:30PM Bridal Wear Shows

*All profits from ticket sales will be donated to the Pomelo Project*

There will be 5 Winners!

Prizes Include:

Sunburst Skirt – Natalie Wynn Design

Ombre Ruffle Skirt – Janay Marie Designs

Colorblock Top – ThreeTwoSevenSix

Silk Bridal Jacket – Illume

$100 Gift Card to Bree Lena – Bree Lena


To Enter

  1. Follow the rafflecopter – all entries are mandatory to be entered to win. All instagram accounts will be looped starting at 9:30AM Wednesday so you can easily follow everyone.
  2. When finished following all accounts and filling out the rafflecopter, leave a comment with your instagram handle and which two prizes you would most like to win!

Giveaway ends Thursday, February 26th at midnight.

5 winners will be chosen at random through Rafflecopter.

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We are excited to offer a 50% – 75% DISCOUNT ON SELECT GOWNS, size 2-12!  This sale is in conjunction with Provo Fashion Week.  If you live in Utah you won’t want to miss these deals.  All designers showcasing collections at PFW will be selling their samples at a Sale held Monday the 2nd and Tuesday the 3rd, of March, at an open space across the street from Provo City Library (which once used to be Cherry Lane Boutique).  Check out the price list below.  Make sure you get there early; in our experience gowns don’t last long at these prices!  If you have any questions concerning the sample sale shoot us an email at

Fey editorial

Fey ~ size 2 ~ $1,293 – 70% = $387.90


Currie editorial Currie front

Curie ~ (2) size 4’s ~ $1,536 – 65% = $460.80


austen II front

Austen ~ size 4 ~ $1,932 – 65% = $676.20


Ester front Ester editorial

Esther ~ size 12 ~ $1,720 – 55% = $774

Esther ~ size 4 ~ $1,720 – 60% = $688


florence front

Florence ~ size 8 ~ $1,672 – 50% = $836


Williams editorial Williams front

Williams ~ size 4 ~ $2,052 – 75% = $513


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Austen (long sleeve) ~ size 4 ~ $1,996 – 65% = $698.60


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Cassatt ~ (2) smalls ~ $495 – 70% = $148.80

Whitman ~ (2) smalls ~ $290 – 70% = $87

Rosa ~ (2) smalls ~ $360 – 70% = $108


sally front

Sally ~ size 12 ~ $1,596 – 60% = $638.40