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A Bridal Designer’s Picks for Mix-and-Match Magic

by Jackie Buddie

Aug 20, 2021

A creator of dreamy wedding separates shares her vision for how to style the most beautiful new tulle number in her line.

High split skirt from The Lotus Bloom Co.
Photo by: Jan Galvan Photography for The Lotus Bloom Co.

In our One of Mine, One of Theirs series, we tap our seller community to share the finds they’re loving most—from their own shops and from those they admire.

One of mine: a showstopping tulle skirt

When it comes to weddings, we love a good twist on tradition, so it’s no surprise we’re totally taken with bridalwear designer Keisha Ransome’s line of unexpected tulle separates. Featuring gorgeous gauzy skirts, boas, caplets, and veils that can be remixed to match a bride’s vibe, The Lotus Bloom Co.'s collection playfully toes the line between dreamy sweetness and dialed-up drama. “The keyword is edge. I’m all about that,” says the Baltimore-based maker, and her most recent prized creation—a romantic tulle skirt with a thigh-high slit—certainly doesn’t disappoint in that department. “This is a new design that’s currently one of my absolute favorites,” she says. “It has the classic femininity of a tulle skirt, along with the added appeal of a peek-a-boo side split.”

High split tulle skirt from The Lotus Bloom Co.
SHOP: High-split tulle skirt from The Lotus Bloom Co., $248
Photo by Jan Galvan Photography

The best part? Depending on whether you’d prefer to reveal more or less, Keisha offers the choice between maxi and tea lengths, and the option to raise or lower the slit height to your desired effect. Swap the standard white with one of five other festive hues, and you might just want to take this flirty little number from reception to regular rotation. “This skirt is extremely versatile!” Keisha says. “Like many of the garments in my shop, it can be worn by brides, bridesmaids, on date night, or any occasion where you want that extra wow factor.”

Keisha hugs a batch of colorful tulle fabric.
The designer Keisha Ransome in her studio.
Photo by Jan Galvan Photography

One of theirs: swishy beaded earrings

A pair of boho bridal statement earrings from Beaded Splendour on Etsy
SHOP: Boho bridal statement earrings from Beaded Splendour, from $49

“Chances are if you’re on the hunt for a tulle skirt, you’re ready to celebrate,” Keisha says. And what better way to make a whole moment out of it than to finish your ensemble with some fun and fabulous jewelry? At the top of Keisha’s list: a dazzling pair of beaded statement earrings that’s sure to shimmer on the dance floor as you shimmy and shake. “These are big and bold, yet feminine enough for bridal,” Keisha says. “The fringe beading and subtle ombré adds movement, which is a really nice touch.” 

Want more party outfit inspo from a pro? Discover Keisha’s perfectly-paired picks:

A collage of bridal accessories available on Etsy
SHOP (clockwise from top left): Tulle boa from The Lotus Bloom Co., $265; baby's breath floral crown from Lola White Shop, $33; silk chiffon blouse from Seni Dey, from $157; crystal hair combs from Crystal Moon Bijou, $16

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Jackie Buddie

Jackie Buddie is a writer and wilderness explorer working full-time as a content producer at Etsy HQ in Brooklyn.