Studio News: New York Bridal Market

In a sun-filled gallery in Chelsea, the Entwined Collection, my first hair accessories designs debuted at New York Bridal Market. The bridal market is part of New York Bridal Fashion week, marked with runway shows of the latest in bridal fashion and locations across the city where designers meet with bridal boutique owners from around the globe.

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Ten Fascinating Facts About Pearls

Pearls have been a special part of my jewelry design journey; they’re definitely my favorite material. With the varieties of shapes and colors available, they have inspired so much of my design. Each pearl unique, they bring something special to every piece of jewelry.

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Styled Shoot: Romantic Wedding Inspiration

On an early spring day a group of Connecticut wedding vendors worked their magic to create some romantic wedding inspiration. A palette of soft purples and several timeless bridal styles, including jewelry from our White Bouquet collection, to get you inspired.

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Real Bride: Lori, A Classic Bride From Connecticut

Lori, the first real bride I’m featuring, is close to my heart. Lori is a lifelong friend, more like a sister, so I couldn’t have been more delighted to design jewelry for her wedding. When she first sent me pictures of her gown, I knew right away styling it with jewelry from my Champagne Roses collection was the perfect pairing.

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Welcome to My Blog!

Welcome to the Carrie Whelan Designs blog! I’ve created this space to share the latest news from the studio. You can expect to see jewelry fresh from design table, photos from weddings I’ve designed for and plenty of inspiration if you’re just looking for something pretty.

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