Styled Engagement Shoot on Style Me Pretty

We are all so excited  to see our "Pin-Up Picnic" inspired engagement photo shoot featured on Style Me Pretty Destination yesterday!  This was an extremely fun shoot for a number of reasons ... As the newest member of the Belle team, I am thrilled to have been a part of this.  What made this shoot so special, is that we asked my younger brother JD and his girlfriend (at the time) Nicole, if they would like to participate.  I knew Nicole would enjoy getting her hair and makeup done and that JD would do whatever she wanted, so we had them booked.  The most exciting part is that JD really proposed to Nicole less than a week prior to the shoot, so their true emotions of excitement, love and joy were showing!  I am so thrilled to see these pictures by U Me Us Studios and to know we have captured an amazing moment for my family personally has been a great perk! The best part has begun; we have started planning their Maui wedding for September of 2014.  They struggled a bit choosing their location with so many beautiful venues on island, but in the end Merriman's Restaurant in Kapalua won!  We look forward to sharing more of their story with you! Jessie

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Event Planners & Stylists:  Lena Sebag and  Jessie Ellis of Belle Destination Weddings & Events - Photographers:  Evonne & Darren Wong of U Me Us Studios - Hair & Makeup & Wardrobe:  Katherine Day of Island Girl Pin Ups - Florals:  Nicole Bonanno of Bella Bloom Floral Boutique - Props:  Melissa Padilla of Opihi Love Boutique Rentals - Desserts:  Amy Alexander of Baked by Amy - Paper goods:  Barbara Lewis Vanderpool of Miss B Calligraphy - Venue:  Enchanting Floral Gardens -