Bundle Up

Emma Frankart Henterly
Laura Bales with her bridesmaids

When temperatures dip into the single digits, what's a bride to do? Follow the fashions of these lovely ladies and don a fur cape or coat to keep warm during photos. With winter weddings rising in popularity, and the unpredictability of Ohio weather—one bride in this issue saw snow at her April wedding!—a cold-weather option is both stylish and practical.

Laura Bales, self-described lover of history, antiques and heirlooms, headed to Grandview Mercantile and Flower Child to source genuine, vintage fur coats for her and her ladies to wear at her vintage-themed wedding in January 2017. Looking for something vegan-friendly? Faux fur is more than acceptable.