Welcome to the place where my heart and soul reside! This is where I come to write about and showcase ALL things that make a mark on me – things that are chic, beautiful, inspiring, and totally unique in the Luxury Wedding and Event Planning industries! This is also the place to find inspiration and tips from our Creative Partners. Often, the wedding and fashion worlds intertwine. So occasionally, I’ll include my favorite fashion finds, trends, and current obsessions. My desire is to give you a peek into a world that has always fascinated me and continues to excite me! Welcome to The Bridal Circle blog.
If anyone knows about floral design, it is without a doubt Karen Tran. With a heart of pure gold and a million dollar smile, Karen brings beautifully bursting blooms to an elite clientele worldwide. From cascading curtains of opulent orchids to luscious handfuls of deliciously romantic roses, Karen’s love for all things floral is evident in the intricacies of the floral décor she composes. Whether she is creating a lavish tablescape for a dinner party or constructing a canopy of blossoms for a wedding ceremony, Karen’s creations are decadent, refreshingly original- and completely and utterly transformative.
Well known throughout the industry for her classic, yet over-the-top, trendsetting designs, Karen’s deep passion for her art form is evident in the excellence of her work. Located in Southern California, Karen has worked in the Industry for over 20 years with the most upscale of brides, around the country and beyond. Karen has traversed environs such as Asia, Africa, Europe and Canada, breathing life into parties and plans with her fantastic decorative sculptures, garlands and centerpieces. Unabashedly committed to her work, Karen is part of both the grand and not-so-glamorous aspects of her projects- always ready with a solution and never afraid to get a little hypothetical dirt under her nails.
Recently, Karen flew into Dallas to design a very private and spectacular event for a very special bride. Karen and I took advantage of this serendipitous occasion and caught up over a leisurely dinner at the Four Seasons, Las Colinas. As a business woman, I have always admired Karen’s tenacity, but by the time dessert rolled around, I was enamored with Karen’s way of life, the passions she shared with me and her genuine love for her business.
We at The Bridal Circle absolutely adore Karen’s work, and have been privileged enough to catch glimpses of some of her stellar creations in person. Karen is truly an artist. Prior to founding and developing her business around spectacular wedding design and events, Karen would design and sew clothes for her daughters and is an excellent cook. I simply love how impossible it is to relegate her creativity to one particular expression, and I love following her adventures on Instagram. Karen travels literally around the globe presenting her Master Class for florals, teaching designers, florists and creatives of all sorts how to create effective space within an event and how to incorporate the freshest and most glorious of blooms.
Experience a few of Karen’s most marvelous floral visions below, and catch a glimpse of the romance and beauty her exquisite creations convey. Be prepared to fall in love with the timeless art of florals! We, ourselves, have been completely swept away.