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Bridal Hair Styles – Mission Inn’s Top Ten

Looking for ideas on great bridal hair styles for your wedding? Take a look at Mission Inn Resort’s favorite hair styles from recent weddings.


1. Elegant High Bun

bride posing in front of greenery with elegant high bun

For her bridal hair style, Abby chose an elegant high bun styled by Makeover Station. High buns are a great option for any age range.

This is a style that makes the face the focus of the wedding pictures. Check out Abby & Danny’s gorgeous photos by Silvana DiFranco Photography.

Bride sitting getting her bridal high bun styled

Groom Kissing Bride with High Bun

2. Romantic Up-Do

Bride and Groom Looking at each other

For her wedding day, Jeremy chose a beautiful up-do. This is a hairstyle that requires no other decoration. An interesting, but elegant twist to pin curls, it had the appearance of the hair being turned into roses, for a romantic updo. This is a perfect for wedding day look, captured beautifully by The Hendricks Photography.

bride and groom together for portraits

Bride and Groom standing on stone bridge with bride holding flowers

Bride getting ready to kiss her groom with gorgeous bridal hair style


3. Side Swept Do

bride smiling in front of ready room mirror with side swept do hair style

Amy was ready to sweep Andy off of his feet with this gorgeous side swept wedding day look. This style, created by Vanessa Pacheco with Beauty and a Bowtie, is perfect for keeping the hair off of the back for those warmer wedding days. Photographer KT Crabb Photography, was able to capture some great pictures of Amy & Andy for us!

Bride holding beautiful bouquet with groom

Bride smiling in wedding dress with side swept bridal hair style

Bride and Groom Holding Hands After Wedding


4. Soft Curls

Bride sitting in chair holding bridal bouquet with gorgeous soft curls

The team at About Face Design Team covered Diva in soft curls that elegantly framed Diva’s face on wedding day. Diva paired this classic bridal style perfectly with a long train for a dramatic effect. Check out these stunning photos captured by Lotus Eyes Photography of Diva & Kenny on their big day!

bride and groom embracing on a stone bridge with bridal veil blowing in background


5. Side Swept Fishtail Braid

Gorgeous Side Swept Fishtail Braid Bridal Hair Styles

Dana said “I Do” to Tan with a gorgeous side swept fishtail braid created by Laura Reynolds Artistry. Laura added soft curls to the look to frame Dana’s face for photos by Josh and Rachel Photography. This is another great option for summer weddings. A pulled back look will leave you cool and looking fresh, even in a Florida summer.

bride and groom with gorgeous flowers

bride showcasing her flowers and bridal hair styles

Couple holding hands and walking


6. Classic Up-Do

Bride holding bouquet showing off her bridal hair style

Alyssa wanted a classic up-do for her November brunch wedding. Michelle with M3 Makeup Artists created this look with securly placed curls that still had a soft look. Check out these gorgeous photos taken by Corner House Photography of Alyssa and Hunter on wedding day at Mission Inn’s Legends Wedding Courtyard!

bride and groom holding hands

bride looking at her wedding dress with a gorgeous updo bridal hair style

groom kissing brides head


7. Half Up Half Down

Bride and Groom Kissing with Pink Hibiscus

Lida wanted a soft curled, half up/half down hairstyle. This style, created by Vanessa with Beauty and a Bowtie is not your typical half up, half down. This kind of hairstyle gives dimension and volume, and pairs well with any kind of formal wear.Emily Paige Photography did a great job of capturing this bridal hair style in all of the great photos from Lida & Jeff’s big day!

classic wedding bridal hair style

bride and groom touching foreheads with sun setting in the background
bride sitting on a blue chair in her wedding dress smiling


8. Vintage Updo

Bride with stylish updo hairstyle putting earrings in

Another gorgeous updo by  Vanessa with Beauty and a Bowtie. On wedding day, Jessica sported a vintage style, side swept, updo with curls.  Her hairstyle was adorned with a beautiful flower crown. Jessica & Steven’s day was photographed by Nate Puhr Photography.

Bride in wedding dress with vintage hair style

groom looking at bride who is holding a bouquet of flowers

bride with beautiful vintage hair with flowers


9. Curled Braid

Bridal braid with curls hairstyle

Kati Rosado Photography perfectly captured this side swept braid. The team with Kristy’s Design Artistry created the braid with beautiful curls, leaving pieces out to frame Laura’s face. This hairstyle was the perfect compliment to Laura & Chris’s romantic wedding day on Plaza de la Fontana.

Groom holding bride

Bride holding her veil with gorgeous hair style

Groom kissing bride in front of spanish tile fountain


10. Celtic Knot and Chignon

Celtic Knot hairstyle

Melissa chose a soft updo in a celtic knot style, featuring side swept bangs, and a Celtic inspired chignon. This beautiful look was created by Before the Aisle and captured byMonica Grace Photography.

bride and groom kissing

bride smiling while putting her earrings in

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The Wedding Dress – Mission Inn’s Top Ten

Looking for ideas for a wedding dress for your Central Florida wedding? Take a look at Mission Inn Resort’s favorite gowns from recent weddings.

Wedding Dress Collage

1. Martina Liana Wedding Dress

Bride in Martina Liana Wedding Gown

Sydney chose a gorgeous design by Martina Liana for wedding day. This dress had a  unique mix of fabrics and textures. Long, illusion-lace sleeves add a vintage element to this gown and were perfect for Sydney’s winter wedding. The dress featured Embroidered French lace with pearl beadwork and crystal buttons. Elegant scalloped-lace details completed this romantic, timeless look.

Bride in Martina Liana Wedding Gown

Bride in Martina Liana Wedding Gown

Bride in Martina Liana Wedding Gown

Martina Liana Wedding Gown

Wedding Photographer:  Emma Shourds Photography

Bridal Salon:  The Collection Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer:  Martina Liana

2. Hayley Paige’s Comet Gown

Bride and Groom Kissing at wedding ceremony in front of lake

Hayley Paige’s Comet Gown looked absolutely stunning on Christina as she walked down the aisle.  The gown was made up of a gorgeous full tulle skirt with a breathtaking chapel train.  The rhinestones and beads sparkled in the light.  After ceremony, Christina added a trendy denim jacket with rhinestones for a fun personal touch.

Bride in Hailey Paige Gown holding beautiful wedding bouquet

Mother of bride buttoning dress

Bride looking at her wedding dress

Bride wearing denim jacket over her dress

Wedding Photographer:  Kristen Weaver Photography

Bridal Salon:  White Magnolia Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer:  Hayley Paige

3. Calla Blanche Wedding Dress

Bride in front of fountain with oak barrels

Ashley wore the Paloma dress from Calla Blanche’s L’Amour collection. The dress was an A-line gown with beaded cap sleeves. Shimmering beaded accents added just the right amount of sparkle and shine to the satin fabric. The cathedral train made this dress perfect for Ashley’s timeless and traditional ceremony.  Our favorite part was the back of the dress which was detailed with intricate beading and looked stunning from every angle.

Bride standing in wedding dress with hedge wall and oak barrell

bride standing at wedding ceremony

Back of Wedding Dress

Wedding Photographer:  Miranda Grey Weddings

Bridal Salon:  Gray Collective Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer:  Calla Blanche


4. Hayley Paige’s Kenny Gown 

Bride in white wedding gown walking with bridesmaids

Isn’t this dress stunning?  Varsha wore the absolutely gorgeous Kenny Gown by Hayley Paige.  The gown is an A-line dress with a gorgeous neckline with beaded detail.  Light reflected fabulously off the moondust organza skirt.  The best part of this dress though was the slit in the skirt which added a bit of fun to this romantic classic.

Bride putting in earrings

Bride and Groom at Sunset

Wedding Dress Hanging from Iron Gate

Bride and Groom Sparkler Exit

Wedding Photographer: Passio Photography

Bridal Salon:  Philly Bride

Wedding Dress Designer:  Hayley Paige 


5. Wedding Dress by Martina Liana

Bride standing showing details of wedding dress

Ali’s wedding dress was absolutely stunning. On wedding day she wore an elegant gown by Martina Liana.  The elegant train, cap sleeves and lace gave the dress dress a romantic, vintage look.  Meanwhile the sweetheart neckline and open back give this dress a modern flair.  Such a timeless look!

Brides Wedding Dress Hanging

Bride and Groom standing in front of waterfall

Bride and Groom Kissing

Wedding Photographer: Rhodes Studios

Bridal Salon: The Collection Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer:  Martina Liana


6. Xscape Wedding Dress

Bride wearing stunning xscape evenings white dress

Nancy wanted something simple and classy for her wedding day.  She did not want anything elaborate or over the top.  Nancy chose a beautiful white lace dress by Xscape Design, part of the Macy’s Bridal Collection.  Didn’t she look absolutely fabulous?

Bride and Groom embracing in front of Waterfall

Bride and Groom Holding Hands

Wedding Photographer: Embrace by Kara

Bridal Salon: Macy’s Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer:  Xscape Design

7. A Gorgeous Maggie Sottero Gown

Dress Hanging on Iron Gate

Tori found her perfect wedding dress at The Formal Spot in Winter Garden.  She chose a beautiful formal gown by Maggie Sottero.  Lace motifs cascaded over tulle on this ballgown wedding dress.  The dress featured a strapless scoop neckline and belt with bow detail. Look how gorgeous this gown was as Tori spun on the dancefloor.

Bride and Groom holding flowers in courtyard

Bride and Groom Together

Bridesmaids with Bride

Bride and Groom Swirling on Dancefloor

Wedding Photographer: East Coast Photography

Bridal Salon: The Formal Spot – Winter Garden

Wedding Dress Designer:  Maggie Sottero


8. Eve of Milady Wedding Gown

Bride and Groom in front of Tree with Bridge in Background

Chrissy looked abosolutely stunning on wedding day.  Her ballgown wedding dress by Eve of Milady was a showstopper.  The organza chapel train with lace details had a real-life princess look.  The look was completed with off the shoulder sleeves and sweetheart neck.

Gorgeous backside of Brides Gown Bride and Groom together

Wedding dress hanging from iron gate

Bride in wedding dress with hanging straps

Wedding Photographer: Brian Sumner Photography

Bridal Salon: Something New Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer:  Eve of Milady


9. Call Blanche Wedding Dress

Gorgeous back of wedding dress in front of central florida waterfall

Natalie wore a classic yet boho-inspired, A-line lace dress.  The dress, by Calla Blanche, features lace motifs along the bodice, V-neckline, straps, and scoop back.  This stunningly romantic dress had a gorgeous train for an added bonus.

Bride with black hair in wedding dress holding bouquet

wedding dress

Bride and groom at alter

Wedding Photographer: Madison Hope Photography

Bridal Salon: The Collection Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer:  Calla Blanche


10. Two Dresses are Better than One

Bride and Groom Kissing


Shivana’s Indian wedding allowed her to wear not one but two gorgeous dresses.  For her Hindu ceremony, Shivana wore a sari custom designed in India.  The sari was traditional red with rinestone accents and gold jewelry.  For the American ceremony, Shivana wore a beautiful wedding gown by Maggie Sottero.  Both dresses were gorgeous and allowed Shivana the best of bost worlds!

Indian Bride

Indian Hindu Wedding Ceremony

Bride and Groom at Ceremony

Wedding Photographer: Corner House Photography

Bridal Salon: Bellissima Bride

Wedding Dress Designer:  Maggie Sotteo


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Four Wedding Bridal Bouquets

Wedding Bouquets – Mission Inn’s Top Ten

Looking for ideas for wedding bouquets for your Central Florida wedding?  Take a look at Mission Inn Resort’s favorite bouquets from recent weddings.

Four Wedding Bridal Bouquets

1. Summer Citrus Wedding Bouquet

Summer Citrus Wedding Bouquet Close Up

Tiffany’s citrus themed brunch wedding was perfect for her summer wedding.  Her wedding bouquet was a hand-tied, free form bouquet featuring ranunculus, peonies and Juliet garden roses.  The bright pops of fuschia and tangerine were a gorgeous paring for the citrus theme.

Bridesmaids in pink holding Summer Citrus Wedding Bouquet

Bride Holding Summer Citrus Wedding Bouquet

Wedding Florist:  Flowers by Lesley

Wedding Photographer:  McKenzie Stewart

2. Beautiful Boho Wedding Bouquet

Beautiful Boho Wedding Bouquet Wide

Brooke wanted every detail of her wedding day to reflect her fun, free-spirited boho style.  The free style gandee bouquet was created using fresh, locally grown floral from Central Florida.  It was made up of a variety of wildflowers and succulents in adddition to gorgeous ivy, loosely tied together for an organic look.

Beautiful Boho Wedding Bouquet Couple

Beautiful Boho Wedding Bouquet Close Up

Beautiful Boho Wedding Bouquet Bride and Groom in the Woods

Wedding Florist:  Bluegrass Chic

Wedding Photographer:  Kathy Thomas

3. Whimsical Winter Wedding Bouquet

Whimsical Winter Wedding Bouquet with white roses and ecualyptus

Morgan didn’t want her winter wedding to be filled with summer colors.  Therefore, she decided on a classic white palette with loads of greenery.  Silver dollar eucalyptus, white garden roses and ranunculus filled her bouquet as she walked down the aisle.

Bride and Groom Lakefront Wedding Holding Whimsical Winter Wedding Bouquet

Bride Holding a White Whimsical Winter Wedding Bouquet

Wedding Florist:  CDC Floral

Wedding Photographer:  Emily Knuth Photography


4. Fragrant Fall Wedding Bouquet

Fragrant Fall Wedding Bouquet with Sunflowers

What is fall without sunflowers?  Julie knew that she wanted to colors of the fall reflective in her bouquet. Sunflowers complimented by Konfetti roses (naturally bicolored), blue delphinium, seeded eucalyptus and red roses made for the perfect fall arrangement.

Fragrant Fall Wedding Bouquet Bridesmaids in Red

Military Groom and Bride Holding Fragrant Fall Wedding Bouquet

Wedding Florist:  Carly Ane’s Floral Studio

Wedding Photographer:  Live Happy Studio


5. Harvest Hues Wedding Bouquet

Bride Holding Harvest Hues Wedding Bouquet

Christy’s November wedding bouquet was absolutely gorgeous.  Chocolate Queen Anne, Quicksand and Heart Roses combined with white scabiosa, silver brunnia berries made for the perfect harvest bouquet.  The accents of agonis and burgundy hanging amaranthus really popped along with the beautiful hanging double satin ribbon.

Bride and Groom in Trees holding Harvest Hues Wedding Bouquet

Harvest Hues Wedding Bouquet on Bench

Wedding Florist:  Events by The Flower Studio

Wedding Photographer:  Captured by Elle


6. Show Stopping Wedding Bouquet

Bride Holding Show Stopping Wedding Bouquet

Dana had a stunning hand tied bouquet.  The arrangement was made up of Juliet roses, coral peonies from New Zealand, watermelon mini calla lilies, olive branches and much more.  This bridal bouquet left guests speechless with it’s dramatic beauty.  Andie with Events by the Flower Studio tells us that this was in her top 10 all-time favorites that she has ever created!

Bride and Groom Kissing while Holding Show Stopping Wedding Bouquet

Bride and Groom in the Trees holding Show Stopping Wedding Bouquet

Wedding Florist:  Events by The Flower Studio

Wedding Photographer:  Joshua & Rachel


7. Palm Springs Inspired Wedding Bouquet

Bride Holding Palm Springs Inspired Wedding Bouquet

Jasmine wanted her summer time brunch wedding to capture the fun vibes of Palm Springs.  Her bouquet featured King Protea highlighted by purple stock, peach Asiatic lilies, free spirit roses and Juliet garden roses.  Florida grown ferns and mini succulents completed the fun, tropical look.

Groom Kissing Bride Holding Palm Springs Inspired Wedding Bouquet

Bride Holding Palm Springs Inspired Wedding Bouquet in front of Mission Inn Iron Gate

Wedding Florist:  CDC Floral

Wedding Photographer:  In Style Imagery


8. Romantic Red Wedding Bouquet

Bride Holding Romantic Red Wedding Bouquet

Red and white is a classic wedding bouquet combination.  Amelia wanted a romantic cascading bouquet with these classic colors.  The florist pulled this dreamy look off by combining gerondos, hanging amarnthus, spray roses, panda anemones, wax flower and assorted greens.

Romantic Red Wedding Bouquet on Bench

Groom with Bride holding Romantic Red Wedding Bouquet

Wedding Florist:  Atmospheres Floral and Decor

Wedding Photographer:  KT Crabb Photography


9. Sensational Spring Wedding Bouquet

Bride Holding Sensational Spring Wedding Bouquet

An all-outdoor, garden wedding was the perfect setting for Patrice’s big day.  Her arrangement offered a burst of colors in peach, yellow, lima green and bubble gum pink.  The bouquet was made up of roses with accents of fillers and greens.  The perfect pairing for a sunny spring wedding day!

Bride on Couch Holding Sensational Spring Wedding Bouquet

Groom with Bride Holding Sensational Spring Wedding Bouquet

Wedding Florist:  In Bloom Florist

Wedding Photographer:  The Hendricks


10. Elegant Earthy Wedding Bouquet


Brides and Bridesmaids holding Elegant Earthy Wedding Bouquet

Varsha’s wedding bouquet was a lovely combination of dusty light blue, blush and white floral perfect paired with dusty miller and greens.  In addition, blue thistle and O’hara roses features were perfect for this elegant spring time arrangement.

Bride and Groom Coming down Aisle Elegant Earthy Wedding Bouquet

Elegant Earthy Wedding Bouquet on Romantic Stone Bridge

Bride and Groom Elegant Earthy Wedding Bouquet

Wedding Florist:  Bluegrass Chic

Wedding Photographer:  Passio Photography


A special thanks to Andie with The Flower Studio for assisting with floral identification for this post.


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