As we shift away from the summer months, heading into the fall wedding season, there is a playful spirit that takes over. Hollywood is a fantastic source of inspiration for all things, those especially wedding. Woodland weddings are a perfect place to harness the fall energy while offering up a playland to work with. A group of California wedding pros got together, wanting to bring to life a Hollywood inspired fairy tale wedding, Snow White & The Huntsman. Taking a cue from fantasy, the team decided to articulate their vision into a woodland wedding filled with antique decor & furnishings that spoke to a time long ago. Working with pieces from a byfone era, elements like heirloom china & jewelry from Koryn of Intimate Gatherings grandmother were used. Dipping into fall's own hues, berries and blushes from The Wild Floral Co dotted the warm tone surroundings. Wanting to capture the true adventurous nature to the cinematic revision, two stunning wedding dresses dance in the dappled woodland light playing beautifully on the lighter and darker side of the story. Bringing everything together, Victoria Johansson Photography artfully captured each savory little detail, giving life to the fairy tale story.
One of my absolutely favorite places to look for wedding inspiration are places that are anything but wedding related. There is something so refreshing about looking outside of a particular genera, essentially seeing how the other half lives if you will. Elements in women's style such as hair and makeup can be transported from any glossy page, simply insert occasion/event here. Even attire, like the gorgeous dark floral beauties here, speak to occasions such as bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, engagement photos and more. Love a gorgeous lip, cant get enough of a certain curl, who cares under what pretense you find that inspiration, all that matters IS that your being inspired. When Colors of Freedom from Passionate Wedding Photography came my way I was down right giddy. Fresh, bold editorial yumminess that oozed style perfection. Women's fashion is all about style and is unique as it is organic in evolution. This little editorial spread features 5 moody dark floral loving looks that are all kinds of style everything. While the dresses are divine, its the unapologetic bold red lip and wind loving pencil perfect locks that I cant get enough of. The making to any great style is one that captures perfection all while harnessing effortless ease, like you didnt care, but we know you soooo did and we love you for it.
When you truly know yourself, let that guide you. This little phrase is easily the hallmark to this vibrant Winter Park Florida wedding, filled with full strength hues and sweet little details! Harnessing their joint joy de vivre, Laura & Jason knew that above all else they wanted a day that not only was about them, but was about their guests just as much. Joining forces with Florida wedding pros like Anna Christine Events & Flowers By Lesley, the couple created a simple Florida wedding wonderland at Winter Park Farmers' Market. Guests were treated to delights such as not just one wedding cake, but a scrumptious spread of 5 all cooked up by the amazing Fig & Flour! Playing up Laura & Jason's zest for fun, the couple crafted a unique & playful photobooth with the help of Party Shots Orlando that easily kept the guests entertained all night long! The rest was up to Laura & Jason, a cache of stolen moments between the two, everyone gorgeously captured by Rudy & Marta Photography and delivered in the most perfect of moody ways!
Art school cool. It sounds like something you say when you're trying to be clever, however being an art school alumni myself, I can attest, art school cool is indeed a very real thing! Easily sliding in to the world of all things hipster, an art school hipster wedding is pretty much the stuff that modern millennial dreams are made. During last fall's New York Bridal Fashion Week, Aisle Society & Minted hosted a gala that played off the very idea of diversity in the world of weddings, head on. Showcasing inspiration from a beach wedding brought to life complete with sand and palm trees, to a rustic mountain wedding filled with log seating weighing in the 100's of pounds. One faction of the diversity was a uniquely cool art school hipster wedding that paid homage to the collection of boho fair that might typically dress a room. From walls lined with indie art dripping in greens by Sachi Rose Design, to re-purposed trophy's that spoke to achievement, details like vintage vinyl and metal tables breathed life into the whole hipster wedding. In the spirit of oneness meets technology, an unique guest experience was set up via the Wending Machines, which allowed guests to hand select the very items they received as wedding gifts a la vending machine. Each moment was captured in perfectly moody detail...