Bridal accessories for hair

First let me say, my whole week has been made!  My friend and wedding colleague Joanna Bisley has named her latest headpiece after me.  How sweet is that?  Meet “Tara”.  My namesake is a Pearl and Mother of Pearl bridal headpiece with pins.  If you’re not familiar with Joanna’s work, be sure to pop over to her website and see her designs.  Joanna and her small team of artisans create heirloom bridal accessories for hair.  They’re perfect for the contemporary bride who is looking for something unique and timeless.

All about “Tara”

“Tara” is an exquisite Mother of Pearl Flower and Pearl headpiece with 3 petite pins to create the most versatile bridal hairstyles.  Each flower features a sparkling Swarovski Crystal at its center.  The pieces are available in both gold and silver and each one measures 6 inches in length.

Bride wears a pearl headpiece and pins by Joanna Bisley Design captured by Tara Whittaker Photography

Each piece is crafted in Joanna’s studio.  Your purchases will ship within 8 to 14 business days via Express Post with a tracking number.  Expect your delivery in 1 to 2 days.  Contact her studio directly to request rush orders and they will do their very best to accommodate your date.

bride wearing a pearl headpieces by Joanna Bisley Design captured by Tara Whittaker Photography

I recently photographed the “Tara” headpiece at an autumn inspiration shoot during the golden hour.  I love the romance of the 3 individual pins tucked into the bride’s updo, alongside the hairpiece. More to come on that soon.  In the interim, thank you to the talented wedding vendor team:

Bridal accessories:  Joanna Bisley Designs
Floral Design:  Flowers by Janie
Bridal gown:  Lis Simon available at Cameo & Cufflinks
Bride’s hair & make-up:  Antastasia K
Bride & Groom:  Anya & Jack

pearl headpiece from Joanna Bisley Designs captured by Tara Whittaker Photography


I love to support local artisans.  I’ve had the pleasure of photographing Joanna’s handiwork several times, including at this bridal inspiration shoot.  Finally, read more about Joanna Bisley in this article.


Bridal accessories for hair captured by Calgary Wedding Photographer – Tara Whittaker


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