Elegant, Relaxed Wedding Styling at Mt. Lowe Brewery

A wedding in a brewery… now that’s my kind of wedding! When Cindy of Ink and Rose Events sent me the pictures of this awesome wedding inspiration I fell in love with styling. The backdrop of Mt. Lowe Brewery in California is so cool, with an abundance of tin cladding, rows upon rows of Edison lights, central bar area and large rustic tables and stools.

The table styling looks amazing. Simple tin chargers are laid with a white napkin with gold napkin holder and a personalised title place name. For the table flowers, rustic wooden table caddies filled with dainty florals and ferns give an almost woodland look.

The standout feature of this wedding inspiration though is the astonishing square ombre wedding cake. It looks amazing and complements the surroundings wonderfully, and where else would you display a wedding cake in a brewery than on top of a barrel?

Bride and groom drinking beer in Mt. Lowe Brewery

This whole styling concept is elegant and relaxed, including the bride and groom. The bride looks super chic in her sparkling wedding dress teamed with a pair of glitzy Jimmy Choos, and the groom looks fab in his light grey suit, white shirt and pale blue bow tie, which coordinates beautifully with the blue flowers in the bride’s incredible bouquet.

So grab a cuppa (or a beer) and enjoy these wedding styling ideas captured by Meghan Wiesman Photography. Cheers!

Industrial Feel

“Mt. Lowe Brewery is a place my husband and I frequent regularly since A: we love beer, and B: it’s 10 minutes away from our home. It’s a fun environment with tons of games, we can bring our pups, and every night you can find a different type of food truck. You’ll find taco trucks, barbecue, and even Hot Dog on a Stick on certain nights. They also host bingo, trivia nights, paint nights and yoga. Such a fun place!

“We were sitting there one day having a beer and I was imaging a wedding there. I pictured an elegant yet very relaxed wedding with lots of beautiful greens, ivories and gold, low lighting and candlelight. Inspired by the industrial feel that the beer vats were giving I could picture a tad of vintage in there as well. At first I was thinking boho, but no way; this place needed a touch of elegance with it’s fun environment.

“I always have weddings on the brain (can you tell?), so I asked the bartender about it and he told me they have never hosted a wedding. From there, I contact the HR and events manager and we immediately clicked and collaborated. They had been been talking about meeting with a planner to host something and I went and knocked on their door. They want to get into hosting weddings and I was their opportunity for a photo shoot.”


Jimmy Choo silver wedding shoes on beer barrel

Floral wedding table centrepiece in wooden planter

Wedding place setting with tile place name

Glass of beer on wedding table

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Anne Barge Fall 2019 Bridal Collection

Catwalks all over the world are awash with bridal fashion inspiration right now, and New York Bridal Fashion Week saw the debut of the fabulous new Anne Barge Fall 2019 wedding dresses.

The most distinctive characteristic of the new Anne Barge collection is structure. Structured wedding dresses are set to make waves next season, and this collection is full of form-sculpting corset bodices and architectural silhouettes.

“I’ve always had a love for interesting seams and how they enhance the female body. Past the clean, graphic lines of the collection lie layers of rich detail.” – Anne Barge Creative Designer

Anne Barge Fall 2019 Bridal Collection - Burton Wedding Dress

The designer studied architecture before turning to design, which explains dress names like Eiffel, Eames and Zaha, each referencing an innovator in that field.

When you look beyond what meets the eye, the Anne Barge Fall 2019 Bridal Collection is full of mystery and surprise. Key design features of the new collection include textured designs, the addition of a few sleeved wedding dresses, ethereal floating layers of embroidered illusion tulle, silk organza and beautiful abstract floral jacquard. Also, tulle ruffles, pearl accented beading and embroidery, and cascading bows give a soft touch of feminism to the structured, minimalist dresses.

The simple sophistication of the Anne Barge Fall 2019 designs paired with whimsical elements of surprise delivers a romantic collection with a modern-day twist. For me, the stand out wedding dresses in this collection are…


Romero Wedding Dress from the Anne Barge Fall 2019 Bridal Collection

This beautiful pointed strapless ball gown with intricate pleating is one of my favourite dresses in this collection. It’s classical with a modern flair.

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