The Book

Planning a wedding offers many beautiful opportunities that are just waiting to be discovered. To help inspire couples and ignite a creative spark, The White Dress in Color is filled with photographs that celebrate the creative spirit through beautiful bridal stories and innovative planning tips from industry experts. Follow each tale as it unfolds in gorgeous on-location photography, and then go behind the scenes where tips and ideas on color palette, textures, flowers, stationery, and, of course, the dress, are revealed. From rustic barn settings to industrial loading docks to tropical beaches, this journey covers thousands of wedding planning ideas in 200+ images and is an ideal source of inspiration for couples looking for a muse to foster creativity throughout their wedding planning process.


The White Dress in Color is an inspirational treasure trove of gowns, styled tabletops and, as evidenced below, stunning backdrops.
Xochitl GonzalezAlways a Blogsmaid
Three of our favorite creative geniuses in the wedding world have joined forces for their first book, The White Dress in Color, and we can hardly wait to get our hands on a copy.
If you are a bride to be looking for some inspiration, someone who loves weddings, or simply someone who appreciates beautiful photography and fashions, you need to purchase this book!
Jennie KayThe Beauty Pin


“Each story is photographed beautifully, packed with plenty of ideas and inspiration.”
This is one book brides will want to have on their coffee table–a chock full of beautiful inspirations to swoon over.
It’s filled with gorgeous–gorgeous–photos of women in fancy gowns. . .

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The White Dress Team

They are three creative and entrepreneurial women of style, substance and charm. They are a trio of friends powering their successful businesses with imagination, a commitment to family and community, and a dedication to inspiring brides to think outside of the wedding binder. Based in Connecticut, and longtime veterans of the retail, event planning, design, art and photography industries, they share their expertise in their first book, The White Dress: in color.

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    Beth Chapman

    The White Dress by the Shore

    Beth Chapman has over 20 years in the fashion industry and entered the bridal industry in 2004 when she opened The White Dress by the shore, an upscale bridal boutique situated in a historic home in Clinton, Connecticut.  Chapman has received accolades and is viewed as a tastemaker and style icon in the wedding industry.

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    Candice Coppola

    Jubilee Events

    Candice is the creative force behind Jubilee Events, the renowned Connecticut based event design and planning boutique specializing in artful weddings, events and occasions. They are best known for their broad range of eclectic, sophisticated styles from elegant dinners on the farm to dramatic tented affairs.

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    Carla Ten Eyck

    Carla Ten Eyck Photography

    Carla has been joyfully photographing weddings for more than ten years all over the New England area and beyond. She enthusiastically breathes energy, excitement and fun into everything she does from turning ideas into reality, to shooting in new locations around the globe, to teaching photographers to step outside of their comfort zones and grow as artists.

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Latest Inspirations

Planning a wedding offers many beautiful opportunities that are just waiting to be discovered. Get behind the scenes with our team at work and our latest collaborations. Here you can see how we pull it all together for a wedding to remember.

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