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Beyond Bridal: Editorial Portraits and Modern Romance

Bridal Gown by Dark Pony Designs Taking the wedding color pallet of soft pastels to the next level while juxtaposing it's sweetness with grunge elements. Fairytale meets Fashion with Smokey eyes, tousled hair, rock and roll attitude  A bridal fantasy, where even the most feminine of girls has an edge.  In our shoot we styled the bride beyond the traditional white wedding dress and explored the idea of taking classic wedding colors to the next level. We gave our her a fashion forward, high/low grunge vibe while maintaining her delicate softness. Like Courtney Love meets Sleeping Beauty. The clean studio design also plays with the idea of a classic romantic fantasy, while keeping the focus on the bride. By combining vintage and handmade garments...

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A Mermaid Wedding

behind the scenes photo via Charisma Star TV So excited to be part of this amazing collaboration. Your Cloud Parade put together a beautiful styled wedding shoot featuring Traci Hines, Adorkable Apparel, Dark Pony Designs (tulle skirts) and many, many more. As soon as I get the edited images I will be sharing them with you along with all the vendors, models, and collaborators and their links.  "What would I give, to spend a day warm on the sand?" - Ariel xoxo

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Paradise Collection Photo Shoot Dream Team

photo by Tricia Davidge Photography photo by Tricia Davidge Photography photo by Make Up by Brittany       above photos by Elevia Ritchie What a day! On August 29th my all time dream team came together to make magic for the Dark Pony Designs Paradise Collection. We had an such a super talented crew, an amazing location, an extremely patient model, hair changes, makeup changes, and even last minute underwater photography! It was 12 hours of hard work and creative fire.  I am beyond excited and thankful that these amazing artists said yes to working with me and believed in my vision. Can't wait to launch this collection and share all the photos and video with you.  Big Thank you...

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