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Black Wedding Dresses and Spanish Romance

 I loved the Dolce and Gabanna Spring 2015 runway show. The brand is always romantic, with bold colors and perfect bras. D&G are an endless source of design inspiration for me. With fall comes dark romance, Halloween, and weddings with a twist. I love black wedding dresses so much I made a special section for them in my Bridal Collection!  A bride in black is now! A bold choice that is chic and unexpected. With a nod to Spanish Cathedrals and Italian screen sirens, a beautiful black gown can be appropriate for even a first time bride. Enjoy it while it lasts, first thing you know it will be all about...

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A Mermaid Wedding

behind the scenes photo via Charisma Star TV So excited to be part of this amazing collaboration. Your Cloud Parade put together a beautiful styled wedding shoot featuring Traci Hines, Adorkable Apparel, Dark Pony Designs (tulle skirts) and many, many more. As soon as I get the edited images I will be sharing them with you along with all the vendors, models, and collaborators and their links.  "What would I give, to spend a day warm on the sand?" - Ariel xoxo

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Suit and Tie: The Strong Statement for Fall 2014

  With the beginning of September comes the fever pitch of fall fashion. Time to put away those pretty maxi skirts and short shorts, the crisp air is creeping in. One of my favorite looks for fall is men’s wear for women. There is nothing like a bold suit on a beautiful babe. Suits make a statement and are an unexpected choice for a cocktail party, fashion show,or a black tie event. From Madonna to Angelina Jolie celebrities have embraced this look when a dress just won’t do. This season Versace did what they do best: sexy, structured, in your face clothes that celebrate the woman who is fierce and unafraid.  When you wear a look like this you need...

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Paradise Collection Photo Shoot Dream Team

photo by Tricia Davidge Photography photo by Tricia Davidge Photography photo by Make Up by Brittany       above photos by Elevia Ritchie What a day! On August 29th my all time dream team came together to make magic for the Dark Pony Designs Paradise Collection. We had an such a super talented crew, an amazing location, an extremely patient model, hair changes, makeup changes, and even last minute underwater photography! It was 12 hours of hard work and creative fire.  I am beyond excited and thankful that these amazing artists said yes to working with me and believed in my vision. Can't wait to launch this collection and share all the photos and video with you.  Big Thank you...

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