Posts Tagged: tropical

Tropical Themed Peckham Wedding And Rime Arodaky Dress

WEDDINGS, Informal, Vintage Inspired

Photography by Eclection Photography

An unusual ‘Tropical Victorian Themed’ Wedding and Rime Arodaky wedding dress for couple Tracy and Chris at The Asylum and Horniman Museum South London.

Tropical Victorian Themed Wedding and Rime Arodaky Bride at The Asylum and Horniman Museum South London

One of our favourite spots for a ceremony in London, the atmospheric Asylum Chapel in Peckham followed by an elegant ‘tropical’ styled reception at the beautiful Horniman Museum conservatory with it’s amazing vista over London from Forest Hill, South London.

Tracy and Chris were married in July last year, and we love this couple’s personal style and how they’ve injected their own fashion into the bridal outfits. We’re big big fans of bridal separates or two pieces, and Tracy’s very figure flattering choice of Pennington skirt and Caplan top by Rime Arodaky looks seriously cool, feminine and modern. We love how she’s teamed it with a statement fashion forward headpiece by designer Luna Bea and I think we’ll be seeing much more statement headwear on 2017 brides to come!

A mention has to go to the super cool flower girl in her bespoke House of Hackney fabric outfit. How fabulous does she look and so fitting for this ‘Tropical Victorian’ themed wedding which was even translated into the reception venue from the florals to the food and even the gin!

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Elegant + Tropical Cambridge Cottage at Kew Gardens Wedding

WEDDINGS, Elegant, Informal

Cambridge Cottage at Kew Gardens Wedding

Being a petite lady myself, I loved seeing bride Bantika’s style, with her short but oh so sweet Oscar de la Renta dress. Her and George had a ceremony and reception at the pretty Cambridge Cottage in Kew Gardens, which provided the perfect backdrop for their couple portraits, who knew London could look so… tropical?

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Bantika and George chose Cambridge Cottage at Kew Gardens as their venue and location for ceremony for a special reason as it was where they went on a date when they first met.

The day was intimate, yet elegant and relaxed, from the drinks on the lawns, the laid back reception in the ‘lounge’ style decorated room filled with fragrance from Diptyque candles with music from students at The Royal Music Academy. The guests helped themselves to an array of food by Blue Strawberry with the delicious dessert cake topped with fresh strawberries by Laura at the Dessert Deli. They also chose a signature cocktail each which the guests enjoyed!

Bantika had her friend Josh Wood (of Josh Wood Atelier) walk her down the aisle and her best friend Anthony Culver kindly decorated the venue with twinkling candles and created the fresh floral displays. Whilst the couple had their portrait photographs with their wonderful photographer Natalie at Natalie J Weddings the guests enjoyed a tour on the Kew Explorer to take in their surroundings on a perfect day.

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Their photographer Natalie, currently has an offer for any couples booking their wedding before 31st January (e.g. a few days!) you’ll receive a free engagement shoot as part of the package. See her website below for how to get in touch and to see more of her work!

Photography: Natalie J Weddings / Venue: Cambridge Cottage at Kew Gardens / Bride’s Dress: Oscar de la Renta / Groom: Giorgio Armani / Hair: Phillipe Tholimet at Josh Wood via Streeters / Make Up: Karina Constantine / Flowers: Anthony Culver (friend of bride) / Catering: Blue Strawberry / Cake: Laura Amon at Dessert Deli