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“Finley” by @emmy_mae__bridal is here at the shop looking 🔥 Image via @lilygrace.bridal! #theenglishdept #bride #wedding #pnw #pdxbride #portlandbride #oregonbride


 



🎄So grateful this morning for my fabulous team. Thanks @karraleighphoto for so beautifully capturing us. These ladies make it all happen. I'm proud to be the owner of an all female run company. Missing from the lineup is our super talented seamstress @enronzle and Xtabay stylist extraordinare @kellyaleksandra . So much love for all of these ladies.🎄❤️🥂(note I managed to smear @dreamcakespdx frosting on my coat.😂)
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This blush wedding dress 🙌🏻 . . . . . #helloadventure #destinationweddingphotographer #junebugweddings #elopementcollective #adventurouswedding #bohobride #photobugcommunfity #oregonbride #mountainbrides #communityovercompetition #dirtybootsandmessyhair #wanderingphotographers #loveandwildhearts #oarsandbeanies #adventurouslovestories #theenglishdept
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Okay just one more post from this photoshoot 🙈 only 2 weeks until I go out to look for my own wedding dress. And then on to finding the perfect veil to go with it - @annieekstrombridal I'll be callin ya soon 😍
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I think my goal for next year (its early, I know) is to read a new poem every day. I love to read but I don't read alot of poety. Which is kind of sad! I'll be on the hunt for new poets and books this upcoming season. 🌹 Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high  Where knowledge is free  Where the world has not been broken up into fragments  By narrow domestic walls  Where words come out from the depth of truth  Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection  Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way  Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit  Where the mind is led forward by thee  Into ever-widening thought and action  Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake By Rabindranath Tagore Happy first day of December everyone 🌹 Location: Lewis & Clark College Photographer: Ink & Grain, @_inkandgrain_ Gown: Claire La Faye @clairelafaye via The English Dept. @theenglishdept Veil: Annie Ekstrom Bridal @annieekstrombridal Hair Piece: Elizabeth Bower @elizabethbowerofficial Florals: Natalie Parks @_potsnpetals_ HMUA: Renee Bruhn @reneebruhn_makeupartist Ring: By Angeline @byangeline Model: Michaela Abel @michaela_abel #pnwedding #wdofficial #theenglishdept #doubleexposure #film #botanicaltherapy #florist #eventflorist
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❄️take us to Narnia, Queen Devon❄️ @devon_b19 killing it in @clairelafaye yesterday // #pdx #ss2018 #bridalcollection #bridal #editorial #bride #altbride #theenglishdept
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Fashion show aftermath has us all 😴😴😴 // thanks @karraleighphoto for this great snap 💛We’ll be sharing more throughout the week! #theenglishdept #pnwbride #madeinpdx #shoplocalpdx #pdx #bride #pnwwedding
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What a beautiful morning spent sipping mimosas and seeing some gorgeous gowns at @theenglishdept’s fashion show featuring my faves @elizabethdye and @clairelafaye. Bravo, ladies! 👏🏻✨💖 [sorry about that blurry iPhone photo]
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M U S E / / love everything about this 🙌🏻 Come see OUR current inspiration show this Sunday at @acehotelportland ... tickets available through our profile or @theenglishdept 🥂⭐️🥂 . . Shot by @juergentellerpage @dakotafanning for @marcjacobs #inspo #muse #fashionshow #newwork #thecleaners #acehotelportland #theenglishdept
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The ‘Into the Woods’ collection is arriving Friday. Seen here is the aptly named #everdeengown 🌲#theenglishdept #bride #pnw #pnwbride
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🔶Lovely autumn vibes from @hart_floral 🔶 #pdx #florist #wedding #theenglishdept
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Come to The English Dept’s FASHION SHOW on Sunday, 11/26 from 11am-1pm at the Cleaners at The Ace Hotel! It’s going to be a lot of fun- we are featuring new dresses from two local designers @elizabethdye and @clairelafaye , as well as others from our bridal collection! Tickets are only $15, drinks and treats included! 🥂👰🏼Visit theenglishdept.com/show for tickets. #fashionshow #portlandfashionshow #bridalfashionshow #pdxbride #nwbride #engaged #theenglishdept #elizabethdye #clairelafaye
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Pressing send on this gallery today, I’m really going to miss having them on my screen. ☺️
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💓 @annacampbellbridal 💓Can’t wait for our trunk show to start on Friday! We have 3 appointments free on Sunday, call us to book one! #theenglishdept #bride #acbride #annacampbell #engaged #pdx
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It's all in the details ✨ @annieekstrombridal 😍 📷 @jennikupelian
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The “Lindsay” gown landed at the shop today and we’re all 😍😍😍 // Why? Perfect plunge, circle skirt, linen simplicity // #elizabethdye #lindsaygown #theenglishdept #pnwbride #pnwwedding #pdxbride #oregonbride #engaged
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Pretty keyhole ✔️ flutter sleeve ✔️ Lace ✔️ // come fall in love with @ivyandaster this weekend at our trunk show and receive 10% off of your dress // a few appointments still available- give us a call! #pdx #happeninginpdx #pdxbride #pnwbride #pnwwedding #oregonbride #theenglishdept #shoplocal
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Also joining our shop is the heavenly ‘Montana’ by @leannemarshallofficial 🕊Trunk show appointments are now open open for our Leanne Marshall trunk show, December 15-17th 🕊#theenglishdept #pnw #bride #engaged #pdxbride #pdx #oregonbride #pnwwedding #pnwbride #shoplocal
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‘Jackie’ is classy perfection. Lace appliqué on organza, coming early next year to the shop from @jennyyoonyc. #jennyyoo #jycjackie #theenglishdept #pnw #pnwbride #pdxbride #oregonbride
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P L U N G E 🖤 Image @ggabriella, gown @houghtonnyc from @theenglishdept, model @itselora // #filmphotography #theenglishdept #houghtonnyc #houghtongirl #pnwbride #pnw #wedventuremag #pdxbride
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The #englishdeptbride photos keep rolling in and we're all: 😍😍😍 over here // Kristin + Zac in the Deschutes National Forest // the bride wore @elizabethdye, photo @robertjhillphotography // #pnw #pnwbride #pnwwedding #theenglishdept #elizabethdye #vallettagown #oregonbride #portlandbride
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Blown away by the absolutely gorgeous designs coming out of #nybfw2017 including this new gown from our designer @leannemarshallofficial! 💛#engaged #theenglishdept #bride #wedding
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H A P P I N E S S i s . . . // getting married on the Amalfi Coast in magical light and having it captured in shots like these ✨😱✨ Warmest congratulations to @kalenrivers who found her custom dress at Portland's finest @theenglishdept 💕 Photo @jordanvoth . . #amalfibrides #amalficoast #positanobride #positano #clairelafaye #clairelafayebridal #clairelafayebrides #wildflower #kalen #theenglishdept #realbride #adventurebride #coolbride #luckyinlove
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from @theenglishdept | ⚡️⚡️THIS JUST IN⚡️⚡️ @katiemaycollection trunk show AND @noelandjean trunk show scheduled for September 15-17. Book now on our website for your private appointment 🍑Photo by @thechristinamorgan model: @christygilesx HMU: @beautybymelina #theenglishdept #katiemay #noelandjean #pnwbride #oregonbride #portlandbride
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M O U N T A I N M A R R I A G E // Real bride Brit (wearing 'Cleo' )and her husband Chris, married in the mountains of North Carolina ❤️ Can't wait to see more! congrats you guys! Xoxo . . Photo @samwisefloyd Stockist @theenglishdept . . #cleo #sleevedweddingdress #mountainmarriage #northcarolina #clairelafaye #clairelafayebridal #clairelafayerealbride #theenglishdept #madeinportland #madeinoregon #coolbride #minimalbride #realcouple #truelove #mistymountaintop
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Marry someone who makes you jump for joy! 💓amazing shot of our bride Angela in her @leannemarshallofficial, captured by @annacaitlinphotography! #theenglishdept #englishdeptbride #leannemarshall #pnwbride #radlovestories #dirtybootsandmessyhair #loveandwildhearts #pnwwedding #pnwlove #pdxbride #oregonbride
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On her way to meet her groom ~
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Abigail and Zoe wearing @clairelafaye + @clairepettibone // image @erichmcvey makeup @bethlevelartistry florals @ponderosa_and_thyme and hair @katedugger, for @theenglishdept // #theenglishdept #bride #wedding #pnw #pnwwedding #pnwbride #pdxbride #oregonbride #washingtonbride #californiabride
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Only got eyes for you baby @tyler_esqueda ✨ photo by @demurela
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The @annieekstrombridal collection of 2018 veils is launching in January! So many beautiful options 😍😍😍! The lookbook shoot was filled with different lengths, colors, laces, styles...really incredible pieces made locally (bonus!) by super talented Annie 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 📷 @jennikupelian
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@sweptawaypdx @theenglishdept @clairelafaye Jude/Royal combo worn by model Maggie, jewelry by @elizabethbowerofficial
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🥂 W E E K E N D S H E R E 🍾 // and our trunk show at @theenglishdept in Portland is in full swing ! ! ! They are making room for any brides interested in trying on the collection so call them for details to squeeze in and schedule a time this weekend~ (10% off!) Come in play dress up! 💋503.224.0724 📞 . . #clairelafaye #clairelafayebridal #bridaltrunkshow #portlandbride #oregonbride #weddingtrunkshow #coolbride #modernbride #rockandrollbride #dressup #theenglishdept #shoplocal #localdesigners #slowfashion #handmadebridal image via #pinterest
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I'm not always upside down 🤷🏻‍♀️🌸 . @annieekstrombridal . 💄: @ckennedybeauty . 📷 : @jennikupelian
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This dress. That hair. That face. 📸: @karraleighphoto . . . . . . #redhead #goldengoddess #thinkoutsidethebox #dressdesign #belle #2018weddingseason #bridalshow #callingallbrides #bridalfashionshow #bridalfashion #weddinggown #weddingaccesories #updo #bridalhair #bridalmakeup #bridalmakeupartist #bridalmakeuppdx #portlandmakeupartist #engaged #inlove #theenglishdept #clairelafaye #supportsmallbusiness #makeupartist #makeupartistry #makeupartistsworldwide #beauty #portlandoregon #thegreatpnw
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💛 @alexandrahagel was golden perfection today in @clairelafaye at the fashion show! Watch our stories for all the behind the scenes action and @xtabayvintage for her live story. Thanks @brittamarie for the shots! 💛 #ss2018 #clairelafaye #pdx #theenglishdept #englishdeptbride #buylocal #bride #pnw
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T O M O R R O W / / don’t forget! Tickets online or at the door- come see me and the new collection at The Cleaners @acehotelportland if you are in town! Champagne, treats and so much eye candy on the runway! 💕🍬🍭🍩🥂💕 @theenglishdept . . #theenglishdept #bridalshow #fashionshow #fashionpreview #theacehotel #thecleaners #sundaynovember26 #11am #champagneandtreats #ss2018 #clairelafaye #clairelafayebridal #bridalparty #glitterfest #seeyouthere!
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Our #englishdeptbride Brit smiled like this through every single one of her photos 😍Wearing @clairelafaye and photographed by @samwisefloyd. #theenglishdept #ncbride #bride #engaged #clairelafaye
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Our @elizabethdye trunk show starts Friday + we’re hoping to see this gown “Mojave” among all of our other favorites // book online or call the shop! // 10% off all trunk show purchases through Sunday! #mojavegown #theenglishdept #bride #buylocalpdx #shoplocal #pdx #pdxbride #pnwbride #paintedhills
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Max and Lauren’s sweet ceremony yesterday tied up a really crazy couple of months for me. I have two more weddings and a couple sessions left this year, and lots and lots of editing ahead. What a freaking great year. 🌿
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Easy like Sunday morning 💓#theenglishdept #englishdeptbride #bride
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When you wake up and find this ☝🏼 😳🙌🏻💔 @katie.and.joe photographed by @brendaceciliaphoto in Joshua Tree with @philchester + @sarakbyrne // wearing @leannemarshallofficial + @elizabethdye, from us! #theenglishdept #joshuatree #desertwedding #bride #photography #wedding #groom
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Expectation: A fabulous Tuesday spent lounging around in a @elizabethdye gown at @theenglishdept. Reality: Editing five sessions. Haven’t brushed my hair. Probably won’t get dressed.
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The @annacampbellbridal trunk show starts Friday at 10am! // if you love vintage details, beading, and sumptuous silks, come see us ✨ 10% off all trunk show orders 🖤🖤🖤 #annacampbell #theenglishdept #pdx #bride #pnwbride #pdxbride #oregonbride #californiabride #washingtonbride
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☝🏼☝🏼☝🏼 dreamy // pic: @jordanvoth, bride @clinkandkiss, dress @clairelafaye via @theenglishdept 🖤#bride #pnwbride #elopement #positano #italy #englishdeptbride #theenglishdept
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| S T A R T S | F R I D A Y |All trunk show dresses 10% off! ❤️❤️❤️ #theenglishdept #ivyandaster #pnwbride #pnw #pdxbride
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Coming soon to a rainy city near you 😉 #leannemarshall #pnw #pdxbride #bride #theenglishdept #engaged #oregonbride #pnwwedding #wedventuremag
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'Scout' is a shop favorite lately! She is so sweet — with a Swiss dot tulle skirt and bodice, lace appliqué, and low back- she ticks all the boxes 💕The BEST part? She's also under $1700 🙊#theenglishdept #pnwbride #pdxbride #oregonbride #engaged #portland #pdx #shoplocal #bride
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A sneak peek from a photoshoot with @annieekstrombridal yesterday for the #aeblookbook2018 🤗 completely changed my mind on veils and made me so excited to find my own special veil and dress for our wedding day 👰🏻🤵🏻if you're looking for a bridal veil, do yourself a favor and check out @annieekstrombridal her veils are gorgeous and made with so much love. ❤️
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Kelly + Cody, married at Youngberg Hill in the Willamette Valley 🖤Kelly wore @sarahjanks + @annieekstrombridal, bouquet by @brierandivy, image @bertymandagie // #bride #pnw #pnwbride #pnwwedding #oregonbride #pdxbride #englishdeptbride #theenglishdept
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🌑 FULL MOON GIVEAWAY! 🌑 Giveaway closed! Congrats @cathyiscool !! Hey friends! It’s a full moon and we want to share with you! This giveaway includes a pair of crescent @nataliejoyjewels , moon chakra spray from @detroitroseritual , sea salt chocolate from @mastbrothers , gardenia candle from @voluspacandles , and a gorgeous vintage broach and silver scarf from yours truly, @xtabayvintage - SO MUCH GOODNESS! 🌙🌙 To enter: 1. Like the post 2. Follow @theenglishdept + @xtabayvintage 3. Tag a friend in the comments below Winner will be chosen at random on Sunday afternoon! #fullmoon #xtabayvintage #theenglishdept #pdx #bride #pdxbride #oregonbride
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Our dearest @brittamarie celebrated the final touches of her whirlwind 3 wedding celebration last week in the British Channel Islands! Britta wore all of our beloved Portland designers, in 'Silvermine' by @elizabethdye and a 'Wild Horses' lace top by @clairelafaye. She finished it with her mom's veil, updated by @annieekstrombridal! We are proud to be the only bridal shop in Portland to carry and support local female bridal designers 🖤iPhone image: @donnyzavalaphotography #pdx #bride #clairelafaye #elizabethdye #theenglishdept #englishdeptbride #silverminegown #myjersey #portlandbride #shoplocal
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Seamstress and all around Jill of all trades Erin trying on Bordeaux 🍇by @romantiquebride. It's important we play dress up in them before showing them to brides, just to make sure they work- 😉😉.
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Last weekend- hiking out to take photos near the light house at Discovery Park, Seattle. @andreajhealy @kenneth.s.healy
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Cheers! It's ALMOST the weekend! 🥂gorgeous shoot collab with: @karraleighphoto @goodseedfloral @leannemarshallofficial @davieandchiyo #theenglishdept #pnwbride #pnwwedding #pdxflorist #pdxphotographer #oregonbride #portlandbride #washingtonbride #californiabride #thatsdarling #radlovestories #dirtybootsandmessyhair #pnw
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Congratulations to our newly married bride @andejmck, wearing a custom @clairepettibone gown! This sweet shot captured by her mom @gretchennation, who made her veil ❤️#bride #pnw #pnwbride #theenglishdept #englishdeptbride #engaged
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