Vendor Feature - Just Lovely Weddings + Darling Details Rentals

If you’re looking for a local New Mexico wedding planner and rental vendor that pulls together dreamy big day details, you’ll probably fall in love with Just Lovely Weddings and Darling Details Rentals, both run by our sweet friend Lauren Mestas. Based out of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, these two incredible little businesses help streamline wedding day planning and help make bridal daydreams a reality. From Southwestern chic to classically elegant to uniquely personal, Just Lovely Weddings and Darling Details know how to pull off just about any type of wedding you can think up! We can’t wait to see what Lauren and her team have up their sleeves for us this wedding season!

Wedding Vendors
Just Lovely Weddings
Darling Details Rentals

Featured Love Stories
Tyler + Cassie at La Posada de Santa Fe
Tyler + Jordan at La Fonda on the Plaza
Gary + April at La Mesita Ranch
Michael + Lucia at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
Michael + Caitlin at Old Town and El Zocalo
David + Lauren at La Fonda on the Plaza
Shane + Megan at a Private Estate in Albuquerque, NM
Gil + Joanna at La Posada de Santa Fe
Trenton + Aston at Loretto

Weddings by the Alicia Lucia Photography Team
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn of Alicia Lucia Photography

Summer Wedding Gowns

If there's one thing we love almost as much as capturing our stunning, wildly-in-love couples, its seeing the dreamiest wedding gowns ever! We have an endless number of favorite dresses so we've decided to share the best of each season. These summertime beauties caught our eyes and still have us daydreaming about them. Can it be summer all year long?!

Dress Vendors:
Made With Love Bridal
Monique Lhuillier
David's Bridal
Grace Loves Lace
Stella York
Flora Bridal
Kelly Faetanini
BHLDN
Hayley Paige
Casa Blanca Bridal
Reem Acra
Lea-Ann Belter Bridal
Allure Bridal

Photos by Alicia Padilla and Ashley Shaw of Alicia Lucia Photography
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn Younger of Alicia Lucia Photography

Michael + Caitlin, an Old Town Wedding

This May, we were reminded just how lucky we are to capture such downright remarkable couples! Michael and Caitlin’s late spring wedding brought major fairytale vibes and we’re low-key obsessed with them. From an absolute dream of a wedding gown (complete with the most gorgeous, yet simple lace up back) paired with lovely floral accessories to a little troupe of the cutest flower girls to amazing florals, the details on this day had us in absolute awe. This day started with Caitlin and her girls getting ready at Hotel Albuquerque followed by a touching ceremony at the historic San Felipe de Neri Church right in the center of Old Town Albuquerque to the sweetest summertime reception at the ever quaint El Zocalo in Bernallio. These lovers took the prettiest romantics outside the historic adobe church right after saying “I do” and in the golden light at their reception venue. We adored capturing their first dance in natural evening light (something that rarely happens and is such a treat for us!) and the fact that their ring bearer and all of their flower girls rushed up to join them on the dance floor. To top it all off, these babes had pizza AND donuts at their wedding reception. Cheers to the Hawkes, we loved being a part of your new beginning!!!

Vendors
Venues - Hotel Albuquerque, San Felipe de Neri Church, El Zocalo
Planning + Coordination - Just Lovely Weddings
Florals - Shannon Loves Flowers
Hair + Makeup - Genica Lee
Bridal Gown - David’s Bridal
Bridal Shoes - Jessica Simpson
Bride’s Earrings + Clutch - BHLDN
Engagement Ring - Ritani
Bride’s Wedding Band - Tacori
Bridesmaid Dresses - Banana Republic
Groom’s Suit - Mr. James
Groom’s Wedding Band - custom ring by Shelton Jewelers
Catering - Firenze Pizza
Cake + Mini Desserts - Bizzy B Cakes
Biscochitos - Homemade
Donuts - Rebel Donuts
Cloth Napkins - Handmade
Chair Rentals - AA Tents and Events
Linin Rentals - Eventful NM

Photos by Alicia Padilla of Alicia Lucia Photography
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn Younger of Alicia Lucia Photography

Josue + Brandy, a Winter Wedding

Last December we kicked off our winter wedding season with Josue and Brandy's incredible wedding at Noah's Event Venue in Albuquerque, NM. Josue searched for months for the perfect ring and way to propose to Brandy, making him the ultimate fiancé/husband goals. From floral ties, to golden hour smoke bombs to a yummy donut wall, this couple thought of all the incredible details for their day! Cheers to the Garcias, we love you two so, so much!!

Vendors
Venue - Noahs Event Venue
Florals - Stephanie Yardman Floral Design
Officiant - Paul Martinez
Bridal Gown - David's Bridal
Bridal Coverup - Unmentionables Lingerie
Groom's Suit - Men's Warehouse
DJ - Carlos D

Photos by Alicia Padilla of Alicia Lucia Photography
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn Younger of Alicia Lucia Photography