At first blush, today's incredible moody wedding inspiration might seem out of place. However, its when you look more closely into it, that you realize how absolutely perfect it is! I always preach the beauty to weddings that are well outside the cookie cutter norm. This coven inspired moody wedding inspiration comes via the mind meld of Laura Beck Photography + Ashley Marie Photography. Taking cues from those that buck tradition, this styled shoot is all about the style, the details and the attitude. From sultry body hugging black dresses, bold makeup choices that highlight striking eyes and lush lips, to a location that alone is a wedding decor dream, there is plenty to get inspired by. Honoring the nature drawing coven world, earthy details are on display from elements like dried botanicals to ancient texts. Articulating a theme like this into a moody wedding works flawlessly when you focus on fashion choices true to the vibe, bold choices and one hell of a location!
Craving something beyond a traditional white wedding, a team of UK wedding pros put together gorgeously chic Gothic wedding inspiration that will have you aching for a fashion forward affair! Centered around a dreamy custom black wedding dress from KMR Bespoke Bridal that featured a trumpet skirt and lace back, the overall bridal style was nothing short of Gothic refinement. Vibrant carrot hued hair was swept up into a polished low do by Wedding Hair by Hannah, while lace detailed veils were draped over perfect lips by Sarah Gray Make Up. A metallic infused tablescape was set, featuring gold flatware, a sequin table cloth and candles which cast a reflective glow overall. Bell jar centerpieces dotted the table line filled with rustic florals, figs and dark fruit, all crafted by Paeony Floral Design. Set atop the table, keeping a watchful eye in the glow of the candle light was a three tier wedding cake from Snowdrop Cakery with the most deliciously gold patina layer we've seen! The styling is only one piece to the success of this gothic wedding, the other is in the artistry that is Folega Photography, transcending far beyond simple wedding...
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With fall in its twilight hour, stepping into an oasis like the Volunteer Park Conservatory for a unique greenhouse engagement session is the perfect play! The beauty to locales such as these is how special and different each room can be as you travel through. From desertscapes filled with cactus to lush tropical getaways, botanical gardens are a true treat. Kelsey & Josh took full advantage of such a place, allowing their greenhouse engagement to steam in all the right ways! Wedding photographer Solie Designs was on hand to capture each moment, whether it was indoors or strolling through the sprawling grounds outside. To cap it all off the couple brought their incredibly adorable puppy, which of course, we simply had to share!