These photos are from an editorial campaign that Ruven Afanador did for Badgley Mischka bridal about a decade ago. I recall cutting them out and holding onto the images because I was stunned by the styling. At the time, about a decade ago, most bridal editorials photos were the pose-y shots that you would see in bridal catalogues. I think a handful or photographers, Ruven Afanador being among them, took the industry in a new direction by infusing fashion and portrait-style photos into their ad campaigns.
These images are so regal and timeless that I wanted to post them as inspiration. What are some inspirational images that you recall falling in love with when you first saw them?
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