Jami’s Boho Elopement

I first met Jami at a photoshoot in Charleston that we are both apart of. Her talent to achieve the perfect beauty and make up blew me away. When she got engaged I was honored when she came to Emily Kotarski Bridal to begin the conversation about making a...

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Laurel’s Dreamy Ballgown

Laurel came to Emily Kotarski Bridal amid her wedding gown search for the perfect ballgown! When she tried on our Buckingham dress she knew that there was something special about the detailed appliqué and full skirt. We customized the Buckingham to fit her...

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My BFF in EKB 3.23.19

Making someone the most important dress they will ever wear is an incredibly special process in itself. When you make your best friends dream wedding gown it becomes an even bigger honor. My amazing friend and supporter of my business came to assist me...

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Hannah’s Perfect Gown & Peplum

The design of Hannah's beautiful alencon lace gown and peplum started to take shape when she saw an image of a discontinued designer dress online. From here she fell in love with the idea of a peplum and after shopping around for a while and seeing nothing...

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Ravenel Bridge Editorial Shoot

What happens when you walk up the Ravenel Bridge at sunrise for a fashion editorial shoot? Magic. The movement in the silk a-line charmeuse skirt and angles created by the photography wizard, Elizabeth Fay, brought to life our fashion focused editorial...

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My BFF in EKB 1.5.19

It is an incredible honor to help make each bride feel so beautiful on their big day with a one of a kind gown, but even more special when it is one of your closest friends. Each stitch and piece of lace is placed with so much love and endless excitement...

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Caroline’s Magnolia Elopement

Caroline came to the EKB studio determined to create her perfect wedding gown...and it would be black. The beautiful and bold color is one that Caroline knew she felt the most comfortable and like herself in, which is how every bride should feel on her big...

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Ashley’s Detailed Dream Dress

Ashley's gown was full of intricate, textured details that brought the design over the top. She came to our studio looking for some sort of 3-D applique embellishment over a silky, bell sleeve, wrap dress. We combined certain details of 2 different dresses...

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Gia’s Chic Silk Gown

Looking over the beautiful pictures by Clay Austin of Gia's Lowndes Grove wedding left us speechless. When our brides are as excited about the design process as we are, from start to finish, it makes each fitting all the more fun. Gia came to EKB with a...

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Karley’s Show Stopping Lace Gown

Karley came to the EKB studio in pursuit of a full lace gown. She knew she wanted spaghetti straps and a sexy open back, but was unable to find a lace as she began shopping that truly blew her away. The second she saw the French baroque style lace in our...

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Maddie’s Winter Wedding Gown

Maddie's winter wedding was sure to be a stunner, but sometimes finding the perfect winter wedding gown is the harder than it seems. She knew her style was very sleek and simple, and she had envisioned wearing a cool girl cashmere to keep her warm on her...

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I+B Boone Hall 6.30.17

I+B's June 2017 nuptials under the oaks at Boone Hall Plantation was nothing short of southern bridal perfection. Ilyssa came to EKB knowing that she was looking for a high neck, open back, fit and flare silhouette but was unable to pin point the exact...

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Southern Smoke Styled Shoot

Photoshoots are always something new, and they're a fantastic way to bring out all the local vendors! For this shoot, Southern Smoke reached out to our Bridal Studio, requesting  a gown that would align with their company's vision. Southern Smoke is a luxury cigar...

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Elopement in the Lowcountry

Beneath the moss-laden trees, romance abounds. Sometimes an enormous wedding filled with everyone the bride and groom has ever known and loved is appropriate, but other times, the couple wants something a little quieter, a little more intimate. Sometimes, eloping is...

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