Photo by Sara Lobla; Wedding dress by Ralph & Russo
Shanina Shaik is a supermodel with serious style-making her the perfect bride to cover Brides' annual style issue. Our September/August 2018 issue is hitting newsstands now, and with Shanina Shaik slaying it on the cover and her wedding photos gracing the glossy pages, prepare for style inspo overload in our latest issue. Don't say we didn't warn you.
Headlining the September/August 2018 issue of Brides is of course the wedding album of model Shanina Shaik and Gregory "DJ Ruckus" Andrews, who tied the knot in the exact spot where they got engaged on an idyllic Bahamas beach. Shanina showed her fashion prowess in an ethereal wedding dress by Ralph & Russo. "Being on the beach, I wanted it to be simple, elegant, and a little bohemian," the bride said of her gorgeous gown.
Once you're done drooling over Shanina's frock, it's time to find yours! But don't worry, we did the legwork for you. We went to hundreds of bridal fashion shows, uncovered the newest trends, and combed through more than 28,000 gowns, all so you can find the wedding dress of your dreams on the pages of our latest issue. No need to thank us.
With your wedding dress found, it's time to get cracking on your bridal beauty look. Thanks to Meghan Markle, the hottest hairstyles this season are loose, sexy, and just a little bit messy. Intentional tendrils and flyaways give off chill-bride vibes and we have everything you need to know to get the 'messy bun' look on your wedding day.
Now that your style is on point, flip to page 116 to learn how to capture all the magic of your day in the most epic, Instagrammable wedding photos possible. In our Zero-Drama Guide to Wedding Photography, you'll learn how to look your best in every shot-even if you're camera-shy. Still need to narrow down your shortlist of potential photographers? We also rounded up the best wedding photographers across the U.S. and around the world, making the Brides August/September 2018 issue a must in your wedding planning arsenal. What are you waiting for? Scoop it up today!
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