Blake + Christina
Christina looked stunning in her custom gown by Olia Zavozina. May your love bloom brighter and your companionship grow sweeter with each passing year. Congratulations on your wedding!
“The day was magical! It started out with a yummy crepe filled with peanut butter and granola, just like I like, an iced soy latte and my beautiful maid of honor (my baby sister). What more could I have asked for? As the wedding day continued, my sister at my hip, and the women of my family near by, I absorbed it all. I didn’t want the miss a second. The ride to Lick Creek Farm was beautiful, the sun was shining, the leaves were changing and God was filling me completely. My crazy friends and sisters were singing every wedding song they could possibly think of and I was just watching, in awe, that this day was finally here! The farm was glowing as we pulled up and began the wedding festivities. Make up, hair and bubble bathes in progress. My parents, my siblings and my best friends all taking part in creating this miraculous day!
Led down the aisle by my hero, my dad, to the man that I am committing my life to is a moment that will be cherished for the rest of my life. A barn full of the people I love most in this world, witnessing the commitment being made between the love of my life and myself. This was a true blessing that I never knew existed. The moment I have dreamed of since I was a little girl. Blake and I are truly blessed to have found each other and to have family and friends that encourage us, love us, support us and push us to be better people. November 1, 2014 is a day that will be imprinted on my heart for eternity.” -Christina Hart
Nashville Flagship Sample Sale
Schedule your appointment for our Nasvhille Flagship Boutique Sample Sale! This sale will be going on until Dec. 7, 2015. Receive up to 75% off on all gowns in the store, 15% off custom orders. This is an opportunity you will not want to miss out on! Book your appointment online or call 615-760-5174.
Jessica + Joshua Randolph
Jessica and Joshua Randolph tied the knot on September 20, 2014 in Nashville, TN. Jessica looked absolutely beautiful on her wedding day in her Olia Zavozina, “Lauren” gown! Wishing you both a lifetime of happiness together!
How did you meet your husband?
I met my husband when he was touring with his rock & roll band 4 years ago. He had shaggy long hair and was the lead singer, and I just so happened to attend one of his concerts when I was 18. I saw him singing on stage and felt so attracted to him that I blurted out to my friends “I’m going to wake up to that face every morning for the rest of my life!” They all laughed, but I was serious. I didn’t believe in love at first sight at the time, but it without-a-doubt happened to me. I felt like I was connected to him by a string and couldn’t explain it. After he was finished singing he walked off stage and I waited in line at the merchandise table to talk to him and buy a CD. We spoke for a few short minutes and then he was gone. 9 months later, I stumbled upon his CD in my messy bedroom and I decided to listen to it. As soon as the first song came on I instantly remembered how I felt about him that day at the concert. So, like any other girl, I stalked him on Facebook and finally found his personal page and I wrote on his wall. 3 months later we were long-distance dating, and 3 years later we got engaged. He was my first kiss and my first real boyfriend.
Tell us about your proposal.
Josh went above and beyond. Being 6 years older than me, he was ready to get married way before I was. He had planned two other proposals that got ruined due to me picking up on his hints and getting scared to say yes (I was 21 for pete’s sake!). But I knew I would marry him when the time was right. He decided that the third time was going to be a for-sure YES from me. So last November, I went to work on a regular Thursday morning. My boss told me she wanted to take me to a meeting near the airport. So, I went with her. It wasn’t until she actually pulled into the exit for the airport that I started getting suspicious. She is terrible at directions so I told her to make a U-turn because she got off the wrong exit. She didn’t make the turn, and instead continued into departures. I was so confused; until I saw my boyfriend standing with my suitcase and a sign that said “Happy Birthday Jessica”. I started to hyperventilate. WHAT?!?! Were we going somewhere?! I had so many meetings that day I could not comprehend getting on a plane. But we did. And he didn’t tell me where we were going. People must have thought I was going into labor at the airport from all the squeals and jumping up and down and jaw-dropped stares at my soon-to-be fiancé. We got to the gate, still having no clue where we were headed. Josh looks at me, and then taps an old lady that was sitting in the gate, on the shoulder and asked “Excuse me, Miss. Where is this plane going?” And she answered in an excited voice, “Barcelona!”. I lost it. I absolutely lost it. I had never been out of the country. Josh flew me to SPAIN. He took me on a world wind adventure (and spent every last dime in his bank account to do so). He proposed to me on a small island called Majorka outside of Spain and got down on one knew with his great-grandma’s ring from the 1920’s (the ring box was a compass that he cleared out to make room for the ring. He had the ring hiding in this shoe the entire trip, waiting for the perfect moment to pop the question. It was beyond any movie I had ever seen, and any dream I could have come up in my head as a 15 year old girl waiting for her prince. It was my story, and it was real, and it was perfect.
Details on your big day.
We got married 10 months later in the country side of Nashville, TN. It was an outdoor wedding filled with flowers, oversized balloons, kites, nearby horses, stringed lights, candlesticks in wine bottles, and lots of love.
What was your favorite part about your wedding?
During the ceremony, Josh & I washed each others feet. Although we were pretty great planners, we did not account for the amount of time we would have to put our shoes back on. So, after both our feet were washed, we looked at each other, and said with our eyes “I guess we will be going barefoot” as the song was ending. We said our vows with no shoes on, and he carried me down the isle with my bare feet high in the air. It was impromptu and very special to me.
Tell us about your honeymoon.
Costa Rica! Our honeymoon was spent with many Corona’s with lime, surfing, resting in our vacation-rental which was a luxurious hut near the beach, riding bikes into town for lunch, snorkeling, horse-back riding, and making love!
How is married life?
Married life has been more exciting than what I thought it would be! We didn’t live together before we got married, and that has made a huge difference. It has been a big transition with him moving into my apartment and us unpacking wedding gift after wedding gift. We are learning how to communicate about little things like “who takes out the trash?” and “why can’t you put your shoes in the closet when you get home?” and “how hard is it to squeeze the toothpaste from the end of the tube?” But regardless it’s lovely and waking up every morning to your best friend is the greatest part of all.
~ Wedding Date: 9/20/14 ~ Location: Legacy Farms ~ Wedding Planners: Holly Smith & Amy Richardson ~ Cake: White Almond Wedding Cake ~ Caterer: A Catered Affair ~ Band: RJ Woessner ~ Florist: Rachel Smith ~ Photographer: Alissa Saylor ~ Hair: Lisa Sharma ~ Make-Up: Britnie Turner ~ Wedding Dress: Olia Zavozina ~
2014 CMA Red Carpet
Living in Music City has its many perks, country music being one of its main attractions. So when the 2014 CMA Awards took place last night we could not wait to see the red carpet fashion! The ladies of country music graced the red carpet in style that was definitely red carpet ready. This year we thought it would be fun to take those looks and pair them with a similar Olia Zavozina gown, so you can steal their red carpet look for your big day or even a formal party.
Miranda Lambert looks absolutely amazing in her blush evening gown! For a similar look check out our Olia Zavozina Couture Collection for “CiCi” in blush.
Kimberley Williams-Paisley was looking royal in her royal blue fitted dress. “Allie” in blue is sure to make you look red carpet ready as well!
Jennifer Nettles from Sugarland knows that a classic black dress never goes out of style and she definitely proves the point! “Reid” in black has a simple lace overlay for a little twist to a classic style.
Luke Bryan is usually the star of the show, but his wife Caroline was the one grabbing everyones attention last night on the red carpet. If your looking for a similar elegant style for your big day then “Andie” just might be your dress!
Kimberly Schlapman from Little Big Town looked adorable as she took the red carpet last night! The dresses are similar in both color and style. This is the perfect look for a Holiday party this season!
Congratulations to all the artist who took home awards last night and an even bigger congratulations to these celebrities who looked absolutely stunning on the red carpet!
At Olia Zavozina we would love to help style you for your big event and especially for your “big day”! We can help make you red carpet ready for those big occasions. Schedule an appointment today!
Celebrating In Style
What an incredible month August was! We celebrated our Grand Opening with a spectacular party. We wanted to share some of the photos and the excitement that took place. On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, friends, families, brides and fellow bridal enthusiasts graced our store for the chance to celebrate with us. The Journey that has been taken to get us where we are now, is by far the biggest achievement, but lets celebrate the success of our party first! None of the magic could have been possible without the help of some amazingly talented people.
Below we have some pictures from the talented Annabella Charles Photography who helped capture the evening and we have credited each beautiful detail to the creator.