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Urban Brights Winter Wedding At The Asylum And MC Motors

WEDDINGS, Elegant, Informal, Urban

Photography by Robbins PhotographicCo-ordination by London Bride

Urban and atmospheric wedding with winter brights for couple Jess and Nick’s February celebrations at the elegant yet distressed The Asylum and MC Motors. 

Urban Brights Winter Wedding by Robbins Photographic, Co-ordination by London Bride

It’s actually quite a struggle for me to put together the features on weddings that I’ve planned and been a part of, and for that reason you’ll notice they generally have a lot more images so I can only apologise in advance if this is a lengthy one!

I co-ordinated this urban brights winter wedding earlier in February and it’s taken me quite some time just to edit the images down. Partly because Lee at Robbins Phogoraphic has captured the day in such a way I almost feel like I can’t miss anything out, partly because Jess and Nick are a seriously good looking couple and partly because the day was beautiful – in style and in atmosphere. I’m sure you’ll see my struggle!

Jess and Nick managed to combine so much into their day. It was bright but stylish, informal yet romantic whilst being elegant and urban.  Not many couples choose February as a month to marry in, but with colourful wild flowers by Palais Flowers, beautifully worn venues, a cosy atmosphere and all your loved ones together it really could have been any day of the year.

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Intimate but beautiful Rainy Chelsea London Wedding

WEDDINGS, Informal

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Faye and Dan had their wedding in February this year, after just a month of being engaged in January! They decided to have an intimate Chelsea wedding for just immediate family, which was a hard decision for them but it ended up being the perfect day – despite a little bit of London rain! “It was completely relaxed, fun and so special sharing it with just our closest and most cherished family. We hope to have a party within the next year or two to celebrate with all our friends and family. We have since moved abroad and wanted to make the commitment to each other before we started a new chapter and adventure in our lives together.” 

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Chelsea is such a beautiful part of London that it is the most charming location for an elopement or intimate wedding. Faye and Dan chose to hold their ceremony at the Chelsea Town Hall registry office which is renowned for it’s celebrity nuptials,“A couple of days after we were officially engaged we booked the Rossetti room at the Kensington and Chelsea registry office – we didn’t even have time to go and see it but liked the idea of all the famous couples who had got married there before us!”

Faye’s style totally encapsulates a London Bride with her city-chic outfit with beautiful short lace dress, birdcage veil and of course, no London wedding would be complete without the ultimate accessory… a pretty white umbrella! Judging by their smiles it looks like they didn’t notice the drizzle at all…

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“I wanted to wear something quite simple and understated so I didn’t look specifically for a ‘wedding dress’. Instead I went shopping on Oxford Street with my mum and sister and we all fell in love with a Diane Von Furstenberg ivory lace dress in Selfridges. I wanted blue shoes and later found these in Nine West. With the dress and shoes ticked off the list I started to relax only to realise about a week before the wedding that I had not even thought about any accessories or a coat! My friends helped me so much by sending me ideas and options and coming with me to try things on. Despite being adamant that I wanted to look low key, I was then worried that I didn’t look bridal at all – that’s when Fur Coat No Knickers saved the day. I bought a vintage feather stole, a birdcage and a gorgeous hair clip from them a few days before the wedding.”

“My regular hair stylist, Giovanna at Gino Hairdressing in London, did a brilliant job of my hair and makeup, I couldn’t have been happier with the end result. Giovanna is such a lovely person and I couldn’t recommend her enough!”

Dan looked dashing in a Navy three piece suit “Dan didn’t want a traditional wedding suit and so we were looking for something that was special but could be worn again. We found the perfect suit in the sale in Reiss which he wore with a shirt from Hugo Boss. He wore a tie he already owned that we both really liked and bought new shoes from Russell and Bromley.”

“My mum and dad arranged my bouquet and Dan’s buttonhole through their local florist and brought them up to the registry office for us. I was open to suggestions and ended up going with a simple but beautiful ivory bouquet.”

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The wedding was so last minute they didn’t have a photographer until their thoughtful and generous friends booked Heather at Brighton Photo for the couple to ensure they had the precious memories of the day! “As we gradually told more and more people about the wedding one question that kept popping up was whether we would have a photographer. Two weeks before the day we still hadn’t got round to organising anyone… this is where my wonderful friends saved the day. They arranged and booked the amazing Heather of Brighton Photo to be our wedding photographer. She had shot one of their weddings in the summer and had done such a beautiful job. Heather was great at making us feel at ease on the day. She had put a lot of research into the best locations for the photos and she really committed to the shots getting absolutely drenched in the process! We are so happy with the photos which do an amazing job of capturing the most important day in our lives and will be a beautiful reminder for many years to come.”

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The couple celebrated with a visit to a local pub, The Phene where the venue kindly allowed them to relax in the upstairs private lounge with their family in a beautiful setting whilst the attentive staff looked after them whilst they sipped on Champagne. They later went to The famous Bluebird Restaurant nearby where the party of nine in fact dined amongst all the other guests in the restaurant despite it being their wedding day! “We loved the buzzy atmosphere, the food & wine were delicious and the staff were brilliant! It was the perfect end to the perfect day.”

Congratulations to the lovely Faye and Dan, such a cool city wedding – thank you for sharing your day with us and to Heather for her beautiful work – just shows a little bit of rain does no harm!

Photography: Heather at Brighton Photo / Ceremony Venue: Chelsea Registry Office / Post Ceremony Venue: The Phene, Chelsea / Dinner Reception Venue: Bluebird Restaurant, Chelsea / Bride’s Dress: Diane Von Furstenburg 

Belle and Bunty Bridal SS14 – Lady Zelle Collection

AISLE STYLE, Bridal Style

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I am always completely head over heels for all the designs that the girls at Belle and Bunty Bridal dream up, and their latest SS14 collection is no different! The ‘Lady Zelle’ Bridal Collection is romantic and luxurious with silk satins, soft tulles, and delicate lace fabrics each design is so unique and  perfect for the Old Hollywood bride who is looking for floating, figure skimming sophistication. The Blossom (below) is an instant hit with me, the delicate lace cap sleeves and flattering keyhole back is pure grace, and oh how I’d long to float around in the incredibly feminine delicate lace and dotted tulle of The Aster, whilst The Maple sure has some va va voom to it with that fabulous structure…

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The Blossom incorporates the perfect mix of modern and romantic with hints of texture in its tiny lace capped sleeves and lace peplum around the fitted waistband. Created from the lightest Silk Chiffon layered on top of luxurious Silk Satin which you catch a glimpse of as you walk and the skirt splits to reveal the beautiful contrast of matt and shine beneath. Soft stitched panels run alongside the deep curved V neckline which is echoed in the keyhole back of the gown. Tiny button details at the neck and waist fastening are a subtle detail. Beautiful and incredibly flattering, The Blossom is a must for those looking for something delicate and graceful. 

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The Aster is a frothy bridal style combining a sweeping delicate dotty tulle skirt and beautiful lace bodice and full length fitted sleeves that delightfully rest on top of the shimmering Silk Satin boned strapless dress underneath. The boat neck and full length sleeves are contrasted by the low cut V at the back which is edged with a soft scalloped lace. Godet inserts in the skirt (a Belle & Bunty signature) will have you twirling around on the dancefloor! 

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The Ophelia is a modern twist on the all lace wedding gown with a blush silk satin underskirt overlayed with beautiful contrasting ivory lace and a stunning scalloped hem. The softly draped bodice, fitted dropped waist and flowing skirt with dotty tulle godet inserts for extra fullness, all accentuate the waist to fit and flare in all the best places. For a softer, romantic look for your big day The Ophelia should be your number one choice! 

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Our Valentina dress screams sultry with its fit and flare shape and stunning low scooped back. A shimmering slim fitted Silk Satin skirt with its discreet Art Deco graphic panelled lines is offset with the prettiest and softest lace hanging bodice to enhance the wearer’s waist. With the additional details of elegant full length lace sleeves with a pretty scalloped edge which mirror the base of the lace bodice. With its high neck and full length sleeves; The Valentina offers a sophisticated ladylike look with an alluring back in true Belle & Bunty style.

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Scallop lace trim and tulle is used to perfection with the introduction of the strapless Tulip Dress. This elegant, simple and classic style is fitted at the bust, around the waist and over the hips down into a sweeping dotty tulle skirt. Godet inserts in the skirt add that extra bit of fullness that will have you spinning on the dancefloor! 

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If you are looking for a slightly more structured style wedding dress then The Maple Dress is for you! Created with clean lines in Silk Morocain and offset with a dark antique crystal belt for a true mix of modern and vintage. It’s fitted at the bust into the waist and over the hips into a curved seam just above the knee where the skirt flares out into a gorgeous understated puddle train. For a cheeky edge to this somewhat modest gown we’ve added in a split up the front of the skirt to show off your pins and a pair of fantastic heels. 

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The dress designed and worn by Hannah {aka Bunty} to her own wedding, The Bunty Dress is the real romantic; light and floaty in Crinkle Silk Chiffon with a sumptuous Silk Satin underlay, finished with handmade silk corsages. With wide sheer straps, the delicate waist gathering creates graceful lines as the full skirt flows from the fitted waistband to the floor creating a train to the back. Delicate silk sashes at the back, which float as you walk, are The Bunty’s final feminine touch. 

The collection ranges from £1650 – £2700, for further information on the Lady Zelle Collection visit their website: www.belleandbunty.co.uk. They also have a lovely boutique in North London if any of the dresses catch your eye I highly recommend paying these ladies a visit to see the dresses in person.

Maddi + Ryan – Relaxed + Pretty Soho House London Wedding

LONDON BRIDE LIFE, WEDDINGS, Urban

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Understandably it’s taken me a while to do this post – it’s always hard to write a feature on a couple’s who’s wedding you worked with them on, purely as you are so close to it you want to make sure you do it justice and although I’d love to write about allll the details but I’d probably bore the pants off you all [what, you mean you don’t need to know how many lace ribbons I tied around cutlery!?].

Maddi and Ryan were married in a rather surprising balmy September day last year at the city chic Soho House. I’m so lucky I get to witness these special days with my couples – the party atmosphere, the warmth of friends and family, the special little touches, the loving looks and of course the unforgettable exchange of precious words. I distinctly remember standing behind the doorway trying not to be seen by anyone, waiting for my cue from the registrar to push play on the music for the ceremony exit but I found myself distracted and welling up at their touching vows, that were so personal and meaningful. It’s a lovely moment and always so nice to see this part of a wedding. Don’t worry though….I made me cue. Just.

So rather than talking about things from my point of view, I will leave you with the incredibly atmospheric photographs by the superb Ed Peers and words from Maddi the bride herself, but it was a wonderful day and a pleasure to work alongside many talented suppliers to bring it all together for such a lovely couple!

“A relaxed intimate city wedding was our vision.  Soho House is a beautiful building which has been sympathetically decorated to reflect the era of the house.  The dark wooden floor boards, sash windows and eclectic mix of colours from one room to the next helped our decision when choosing colours.  We went for vintage soft pinks and creams which blended with the house colours but linked our rooms together.”

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Maddi wore a classic, pretty and really feminine tea length lace dress – the Rosalba by Stephanie Allin “I had no vision of what style of dress I wanted apart from that it should be lace – I love the timelessness of lace. I tried on numerous dresses but it wasn’t until I tried on tea-length ones that I knew I had found my style of dress. It was then a long hunt for the right lace one which was finally found at Stephanie Allin’s boutique in London. It was a gorgeous tea length dress with a cream underlay and a soft cream/pink lace over the top.”

“My wedding jewellery was my favourite part of my outfit as it meant so much a beautiful bracelet made by my talented friend Becky of Cherry & Coco and a sentimental and gorgeous piece each from my mum and mother-in-law.”

As you can see from above Maddi also had two pairs of shoes for her big day – well what better way to treat yourself! “As I chose a short dress it was all about the shoes – my favourite accessory.  I have dreamt for years about owning a pair of Louboutins so for my wedding I knew they were the perfect shoe.  After a lengthy hunt in London I went for a classic nude peep toe pair with the adorable name ‘You You’, perfect for a wedding day!  I changed these in the evening for a pair of sparkly gold Kate Spade shoes. I love shoes!” 

Maddi got ready at the nearby Soho Hotel with her bridesmaids and family, and you can see the buzz in the room! I remember collecting a few bits from there on the day and they were all so giddy with lots of laughter and chat going on “We had an awesome team and a really fun morning getting ready!”

I remember Maddi mentioning she was going to incorporate plaits into her bridal hair style which I was so excited to see, and I have to say that her hair stylist Cassandra Rizzuto did an amazing job as it looked so so pretty! Maddi’s make up was by the incredibly talented [and London Bride favourite!] Mariam Jensen who used her infamous airbrush technique to create a beautiful fresh and romantic look on Maddi. There was a lot of pampering going on in the morning so Rebecca McMahon did the beautiful make up on the bridesmaids too.

To compliment Maddi’s soft feminine lace dress, the bridesmaids wore navy blue lace strapless dresses from French Connection teamed with the gorgeous sparkly navy ‘Charm’ Kate Spade shoes – possibly my favourite bridal shoes! Their sweet hair flowers were sourced from DinkyBird Boutique on Etsy. “For the bridesmaids we decided to go to the high street as I wanted dresses they could wear again and feel comfortable in. They fitted the girls perfectly and we accessorized them with hair flowers and sparkly shoes“.

The great thing about a central London wedding is that the bridal party could walk around the corner to the venue for the ceremony! So much fun walking around Soho in a wedding dress! Meanwhile the boys were getting ready and met with friends and family at Kettners for a pre ceremony tipple!

The Groom wore a brown suit from Reiss and the groomsmen all wore their own navy suits.  They were linked together with vintage pink Mr Start ties and Reiss brown brogues – such a stylish party! “Ryan went for a brown suit from Reiss – well he is Mr Brown! He also had brown brogues from Reiss which all the groomsmen had.” Oh I do love a smart shoe on a man!

I love the sweet tags for the cute wedding keepsakes and traditions, nice to remember the little things!

Maddi and Ryan chose Soho House for their venue which held the whole day from the ceremony to the drinks reception to the evening party. “Soho House is a wonderful maze of rooms and staircases and we hired three rooms for our day.  We decided early on we wanted to get married in London and viewed numerous venues.  We were looking for an intimate venue which could host our whole day and had style with ideally some outdoor space.  Soho House fitted perfectly it is a house so has the automatic intimate feel and has the most amazing roof top terrace which meant we looked out over London’s roof tops and up to the stars.”

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What music did you walk down the aisle to? The first time Ever I saw your face by Roberta Flack

Do you have any planning advice for other brides? “Make it personal and that can be from the simplest of weddings to the dramatic wedding but make it yours.  Make mood boards and take the time to work out what you both want from the day.  My favourite part of this was adding our own vows to the ceremony – we had been together nearly 9 years when we got married and it was so special standing before Ryan and in front of our loved ones telling him how much he meant to me and promising him my heart and soul.”

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When I met with Maddi, she was a girl after my own heart with lots of carefully thought through details and ideas. I was so impressed with how creative this pair were [and so sweet that they did a lot of it together!], sourcing gorgeous vintage mason jars, making printed lace handkerchiefs for their save the dates and amazing handmade paddles for their order of the day – there was so much thought behind it all and it was a pleasure to bring it all together on the day. Ryan, the groom is a designer so did all the amazing stationery for the day, including the invitations, order of the day paddles, tableplan and photobooth sign!

“We didn’t have a theme as such more a style of soft old vintage colours in pinks and creams mixed with kraft paper and hand stamped details.  We made a lot ourselves as we wanted the day to reflect us and have a personal touch.  My talented husband [Ryan the Groom!] made all the gorgeous stationery and we spent many a night putting together paddle fans, drink stirrers and cookie catchers!  We filled each room with vintage style flowers beautifully put together by Euphoric Flowers (who are an amazing duo) in aqua Mason jars, tea cups, antique silver jars and French enamel jugs. 

I love all the blooms that Euphoric Flowers did – there was a lot of wood in the venue and this really lifted it and created a really pretty feel to the fairly dark room. As they were all in little jars they were also great to transport from ceremony to dinner to evening so nothing was wasted!

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Maddi and Ryan made SO many unique touches for their wedding day. They were so creative and it was these little touches that I think made their day all the more special. “We handmade a lot and added bits and pieces to the venue to give it our personal touch.  We made bunting, drink stirrers, DIY photobooth area, hung pompoms from the ceiling and much more! We would have struggled without Charley to put it all up and turn rooms around- she did a fabulous job.” 

“We also had a vintage set of scales with a collection of glass sweetie jars filled with retro sweets Rhubarb and Custards, White Mice, lemon sherbets and cola bottles. I loved looking round each room on the day seeing all our hard work and ideas come to life and really made our day feel personal to us. The best bit about making and collecting everything means we got to keep it after the day and now our home is full of wonderful memories from the day.”

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After the ceremony as guests were enjoying delicious drinks and food, Maddi and Ryan went with their photographer Ed to capture a few portrait shots along with their bridal party too. “We choose Ed Peers as our photographer who we feels captures light and the feel of a day perfectly.  He didn’t disappoint and our day has been documented perfectly.”

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Soho House by nature is really intimate so the meal was held on beautiful big wooden tables which Maddi and Ryan supplied pretty rustic details for; bespoke stationery, cute favours, lace ribbon and beautiful flowers from Euphoric. “We had cream hessian runners and our assorted jars and cups filled with flowers and herbs placed down the centre.  We then made Cookie Catchers for our menus and had our own personalised chocolate fortune cookies from Maple Molly’s for our favours.”

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It’s not often I get to sit down and enjoy a meal at a wedding as I’m always running around but Maddi and Ryan so kindly seated myself, Jeff and Ed who were doing the video and photography together with their friends and family. I only managed a main course before rushing off but it was delicious and so nice to sit soaking up the atmosphere, even if it was for twenty minutes!

We choose a buffet style menu as we felt it was more relaxing and interactive for our guests.  The food was AMAZING and I can’t recommend it enough! We also opted for a buffet style cake table – our main cake was a yummy sponge layered cake with four other delicious cakes all made by my mum and our friends.  We decided to let our wedding cake get eaten for dessert as we didn’t want it to get left.  I was so impressed with their friends efforts, the cakes looked amazing and having helped to serve them, I know that they went down very well!

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“In the evening we had a layered cheese cake from La Fromagerie with home-made chutney made by my mum and I.  La Fromagerie are brilliant and really helpful at guiding you through what works well and we had a great morning tasting the cheese!”

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 What was your first dance song? Everlong by Foo Fighters (the acoustic version!).  The lyrics are beautiful and mean a lot to us.

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“Due to the fact Soho House is a small venue we felt it would be better to only have a DJ so we choose Mitch from DJinc who did a brilliant job and our friends and family didn’t leave the dance floor. We danced till 3am!”

When it was getting late as I finished up, I left a rooftop full of guests in arms swaying to music, with a beautiful bride and groom in the centre sharing a fun dance under the stars. It was a pretty amazing atmosphere and I love how Ed has captured the evening and these beautiful romantic moments at the end of the night.

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What was the most special or memorable moment of the day? “Walking down the aisle and seeing Ryan’s face, saying I do and having a day full of love and happiness all for you and your husband you can’t ask for anything better.  As cheesy as it sounds it really is the best day”.

I’m also thrilled to share with you their teaser wedding video by the brilliant Jeff Woods – brides and grooms PLEASE consider having a wedding film! It’s quite often one of the regrets I hear from my couples and it really is something you can look back on in one, ten and perhaps even forty years time. I love this film of Maddi and Ryan’s day by Jeff.

We originally weren’t going to have a videographer but we choose Jeff Woods as when I first saw his videos on a wedding blog they actually moved me to tears.  He has done an amazing job capturing our day and I am so pleased we booked him. I will forever treasure both the photos and videos”. 

Huge congratulations to the lovely Maddi and Ryan, and thanks for letting me share your day! Also thanks to the superb Ed and Jeff for sharing their work and to all the suppliers involved in the day.

*UPDATE – Maddi is selling her beautiful tea length lace Stephanie Allin dress. If you are interested please drop me a comment or email enquiry and I’ll put you in touch!*

Photography: Ed Peers / Cinematographer: Jeff Woods / Venue: Soho House / Bride’s Dress: Rosalba by Stephanie Allin / Bride’s Shoes: Christian Louboutin / Bridesmaids Dresses: French Connection / Groom’s Suit: Reiss / Bride’s Make Up: Mariam Jensen & Hair: Cassandra Rizzuto / Bridesmaids: Rebecca McMahon Flowers: Euphoric Flowers / Cakes: Friends / Cheese Cake: La Fromagerie / Stationery: the Groom, Ryan/DJ: Mitch Matthews at DJ Inc

Pretty Pinwheels – Lavender Field Pre Wedding Shoot

Engagements, INSPIRATION, Design & Decor, LONDON BRIDE LIFE

Lavender Field Wedding Shoot

So hopefully you enjoyed Monday’s post of the cute and colourful part 1 of the pre-wedding shoot that I styled and co-ordinated for Angelia and Wiyono at Hampton Court Palace. For the second part of the shoot, we headed just out of London to Surrey to the Mayfield lavender fields to set up for a more romantic, ‘bridal’ style session. I think it was really cute that Angelia and Wiyono were keen to play dress up a little for this part of the day, and with their wedding taking place back home in Indonesia with 300+ people, this was a chance to get some private, romantic and very picturesque photos to remember.

It was great to be back at the lavender fields again,  especially with photographer Eddie Judd [we’re now known as the Charles n Eddie combo, ha!], as she has the most wonderful way of capturing people and nature and is so at home at the lavender fields, so the perfect combination for this shoot!

In terms of styling, I kept the paper pinwheel prettiness as a theme, and with the help of some fabulous suppliers I was able to bring together some gorgeous details which I know the couple were so thrilled with.

From Angelia: “Just wanted to say thank you very much for yesterday! We had an amazing day, thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience from trying the difficult poses to changing behind the desk at the Lavender field! Thanks for preparing all the props, setting up the scene, directing us and of course taking great pictures for us. Really glad that we had you for the shoot, we wouldn’t have enjoyed it without you both.” Aw, thanks Angelia we had great fun too!

As soon as I knew Angelia was keen to wear something that could be ‘bridal’ I got in touch with the ladies from Kitty and Dulcie who kindly loaned us their Pearly Queen dress with high lace neck and feminine tulle skirt. It was the perfect dress for Angelia and I wanted to try something a little different, so came up with the concept of a fresh flower bridal belt which Steph from Fairy Nuff Flowers worked her absolute magic on! I love the pastel colour combinations and the texture created, and I think it would make a lovely alternative to a bouquet for a bride wanting something a little more unique.

I was thrilled when Angelia showed me some of her paper pinwheel inspiration, and I just knew we had to incorporate a pinwheel bouquet in the shoot. This incredible creation was by Lisa at Ribbons and Tulle who handmade this bouquet and each of the pinwheels that make it up! She was so helpful and worked with my concept and colours and even tailored the stem handle with lace for me to match the dress. It almost looks like hydrangea flowers, thanks Lisa! I know Angelia was thrilled with this and is going to include it at her wedding back home too!

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Siobhan Drew styled Angelia’s hair in a beautiful rolled up-do which we added small buds of gypsophelia to. I wanted the hair to be up to not only showcase the beautiful neckline of the dress, but also the statement earrings which compliment the natural backdrop. I really hope to see more brides with big jewels, as they just add such a touch of glamour [and in case you wanted to know, these were just £15 from Asos so you don’t have to spend a fortune!].

We gave Wiyono a beautiful lavender coloured Scabiosa flower as a buttonhole to match the colour scheme.

As well as the pinwheel bouquet, I commissioned Carla at Popsicle Pinwheels to create a pretty pinwheel garland which was a lovely detail and useful prop too! The papers were so pretty and it would look great hanging at home afterwards!

As Angelia and Wiyono had fallen in love with the romantic table set up in the previous styled shoot, I just had to re-create this just for the two of them to enjoy! I wanted the table to be super sweet and it was bursting with details and beautiful blooms by Fairy Nuff flowers – including the centrepiece which had some lovely pastel shades and was even made up with draping berries.

Having seen the work of Anges de Sucre, I was keen to include heart shaped macarons and Reshmi did a great job of making these for me and I was so impressed with how well they turned out [they even survived the rather vigourous post man!]. I sadly didn’t get to taste them which is a shame, but maybe it’s just a good excuse for me to order more!

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We weren’t blessed with blue skies, but after a summer of rain and a few worries about whether or not it would even go ahead, I’m so pleased I got to work with Eddie to create such beautiful images of a lovely couple.

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Credits // Photography: Eddie Judd Photography / Styling & Co-ordination: Charley at London Bride / Location: Mayfield Lavender / Hair & Make Up: Siobhan Drew / Dress: Pearly Queen by Kitty & Dulcie / Flowers: Fairy Nuff Flowers /  Paper Pinwheels Garland: Popsicle Pinwheels / Pinwheel Bouquet: Ribbons & Tulle / Heart-Shaped Macarons: Anges de Sucre