The peak wedding season for me has finally come to an end and although the rest of the year has lots to offer, I thought it was about time to catch up on some blogging and share what’s been keeping me so busy! First up has to be this gorgeous navy and gold wedding inspiration shoot which I had the pleasure of working on along with a fab team of suppliers. I’m also delighted to say that it has been featured in both the May/June issue of You and Your Wedding Magazine as well as on Grey Likes Weddings back in May.
Rebecca Kobus of Glimmer & Threads worked her magic on the styling and concept for the shoot: a beautiful combination of marble, matte gold, and navy blue with velvet accents for a classic and sophisticated wedding style.
The ICA was the perfect setting with it’s elegant light flooded interiors, high ceilings and stunning mantelpieces. The lovely Julie Michaelsen has truly captured the essence of the venue in these lovely light and airy shots don’t you think?
Rebecca: “With the combination of a classic setting and the natural light coming in through the windows, we tied in combinations of wintery flowers and modern pieces of gold, marble and acrylic. Jay Archer’s gorgeous overflowing flowers were dark, but so stylish. The mantle is a huge focal point of the room and would make a great backdrop for a wedding ceremony or reception.”
How incredible is this delicate fresh floral backdrop too?!
The stunning dresses by Heidi Elnora (my personal fave!) and Ivy & Aster were supplied by Heart Aflutter, and in my opinion, hands down the best bridal boutique in East London and the surrounding areas. I really can’t recommend the service that Cecilia provides enough – such a friendly atmosphere and a wonderful selection of affordable alternative and unique wedding dresses that you won’t find anywhere else.
For the cake, I kept the design simple and elegant, with a marble effect fondant that has been really popular this year, and a hand-dyed silk ribbon from Kate Cullen. A giant handmade paper dahlia finished the cake off beautifully.
Planning/Decor/Styling: GLIMMER & THREADS // Photographer: JULIE MICHAELSEN PHOTOGRAPHY // Florals: JAY ARCHER FLORAL DESIGN // Stationer: JUDY BROAD CALLIGRAPHY // Venue: ICA // Table & Tableware: DUCHESS & BUTLER // Hair & Makeup: KYLIE MCMICHAEL // Wedding Dresses: HEIDI ELNORA / IVY & ASTER both available at HEART AFLUTTER BRIDAL BOUTIQUE // Ring Box: THE MRS. BOX // Bar Trolley: WEST ELM // Venue Selection: COCO WEDDING VENUES // Engagement Rings & Jewelry: BEAR BROOKSBANK // Model: Sylvia Dennis, SYLVIA’S SPARKLES // Place Settings: PIP STUDIO // Silk Napkins:KATE CULLEN CO. // Cake & Macarons: LITTLE BEAR CAKERY // Cake Topper: PAPER PETAL AND WILD // Shoes: LOVE ART WEAR ART