I've seen other posts where people inquired about "lolita wedding dresses" so I would like to share mine with you, as well as some other cute details.
My favorite dress is the original BtSSB Pockets Embroidery JSK in cream. I always feel great when I wear it, so I decided to have a more formal, full-length version of that made in silk for my wedding.
This is the original dress:
Photos were taken by the fabulous Lydia Chen:
I highly recommend her for your event photography! (She is based in Northern California). She also took my engagement photos. Lydia is friendly, professional, creative and fun. She is also the photographer for the lolita blog Carousel of Crowns:
This is mine:
For my wedding dress, I asked a local friend of mine to make a floor-length version in silk taffeta. I also wanted little puff sleeves and some other modifications so it wasn't a direct copy.
Original - fabric-covered
Mine - faux pearl
Original - below the bust-line only
Mine - all the way to the neckline
Original - Sweetheart with shirred JSK straps
Mine - Sweetheart with puff sleeves
Original - fabric
Mine - silk ribbon
Original - gold embroidery
Mine - heart-shaped venise lace applique
Both have ruffles with lace down the middle of the ruffle.
Original - 1 row of big rose lace
Mine - 2 small rows of venise lace
Both have 2 rows of lace-edged ruffles.
Back: Both have shirring, lace edging and corset lacing.
My tiara was made by Wilton (yes, the cake people!).
My cake topper had a little painted version of myself wearing the dress:
My wedding favors were little Cinderella carriages filled with jellybeans in mint green and white:
My husband and myself:
Our wedding was on the UC Berkeley campus and Oski the Bear came to visit! Go Bears!!