Local talent

MD, DC and VA

Photo: Courtesy of Little Flowers by Odyssey

Though many local designers have garnered national attention, their talent is often eclipsed by bigger names with mass recognition and appeal. However, working with a local indie wedding label, like Little Flowers by Odyssey, allows for more original style and opportunities for customization.


Photo: Courtesy of Little Flowers by Odyssey

As longtime fans of Elizabeth Stajka's adorable flower girl dresses, we were pleased to discover that the Silver Spring, Maryland, talent has a line of affordable, classic, simple wedding gowns (from $650) as well. She also designs bridesmaid dresses (from $230), which are available in more than 400 colors. View the full collection online here. —Kimberly Forrest, Brides Maryland

Pictured: Priscilla, Nicole, Erica (flower girl dresses); Anastasia, Lana, Adelaide (wedding and bridesmaid dresses)

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