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Urchin-Redesign Bridal Dresses

Posted by Rosemary on November 4th, 2009

The first time I saw dresses by Sonia the designer for Urchin Redesign in the window of Xtabay, my heart melted. I thought, someone has designed exactly the type of dress that I would want if I were getting married! On top of that, Sonia is a really cool person and an artist in other media as well. The re-use of materials also speaks to my love of saving resources and updated design with vintage flair. Plus, she can take fabric from dresses that you have and redesign them for you, creating something new out of fabrics that have meaning for you personally. I can’t wait to see the unique looks Sonia and Michelle from Spruce come up with the the Eco-Elegant Wedding Show’s fashion show. Urchin Dresses can be found in one of our other favorite spots in Portland, Flutter on N. Mississippi Avenue.
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Eco-Elegant Wedding Show . November 21, 2009 . Portland, Oregon

Posted by Rosemary on November 3rd, 2009

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We are thrilled to announce the Eco-Elegant Wedding Show taking place this month at the Center for Architecture in the Pearl District. The Center for Architecture is a platinum LEED certified building who partners with the Eco-Trust as a sister event place. We’ve been working hard to put together an great show full of local vendors who are committed to working with sustainable business practices and offering product that is either organic or earth friendly. As the event creators we have been blessed with the opportunity to meet a number of really terrific vendors in the Portland wedding world. There will be YUMMY treats from Phresh Organic Catering, Two Tarts Bakery, Sugar House Cake, and the Cork Wine shop will be supplying us with delicious local and organic wines to taste. The show will also feature a fabulous fashion show with dress designs by Urchin Redesign and Sarah Seven, hair and make up by Spruce and Green Salons; accessories and jewelry by Jade Rose Designs and Jim Dailing Custom Jewelry. Quince will be providing amazing flowers and table displays. Studio Olivine will be showing their beautifully letter pressed wedding invitations. Avalon Hotel will be there to tell you all about their chic LEED certified Hotel and Spa. Eco Shuttle can book a ride for your guests after they’ve enjoyed lots of local and organic wines at your wedding. And the event will be furnished and organized by West Coast Event Productions and Emily Michel. We are so excited about the show that the next few posts on our blog will be devoted to the show! If you’re planning a wedding come get inspiration and great ideas on how you can have an elegant yet earth friendly affair. For information on the show and to pre-register for this free event please take a look at the website: www.eco-elegant-wedding.com

Fundraising Dinner and Auction for Basic Rights Oregon

Posted by Rosemary on October 13th, 2009

As the sponsor photographers for Basic Rights Oregon, mon Amour photography attended and photographed their annual fundraising dinner and auction. The theme was Love. Various members of the community spoke about the importance of marriage and family in their lives. There was a dance performance by BodyVox, Jeff Merkley was presented with the 2009 Fighting Spirit Award and Storm Large was the brilliant host.

Fabulous food and drink for a great cause!

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16 Year Old Birthday Portraits :: Portland, OR

Posted by Rosemary on September 13th, 2009

We had a great time running all over Portland getting great shots of this lovely lady. Similar to a session that we would have with a high school senior for their senior portraits, but is portrait session was simply to celebrate the fabulous age of 16! Happy Birthday!

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Ana's Party! 16 year old Birthday Party!

Posted by Rosemary on June 18th, 2009

Hey! This is my favorite photo of Ana from her party this past weekend. She’s so cute. Check out all the photos from the night in these two galleries: