Couple next to red Vespa

A Vespa Love Shoot in Paris

Couple next to red Vespa

So, you have just got married and want some really cool after wedding pictures… where is the best place to go? What do you need? How about going to Paris with a really cute, bright red Vespa? We LOVE it! Paris is such an amazing place for pictures as it offers such charm and rustic settings. This couple did not want to have traditional pictures in Paris with the Eiffel Tower; instead they chose fun, quirky locations for their amazing pictures, taken by Esther and Gabe. So simple yet so charming.

“The young couple organised a genuine multicultural wedding; Amélie was born in Paris while Attila was born in Budapest. They both love the little red Italian Vespa, so they organized their wedding around traveling and motorcycle riding. Amélie was insistent on a couple of things, one was that the pictures in Paris of the bride and groom (bride and groom session) be done without the Eiffel Tower, while the other was that the wedding itself be in Budapest.”

Building in Paris

Paris themed wedding stationery

Red Vespa Necklace around bride's neck

Bunting on back of red Vespa

Bride and groom Red tulips

Bride standing holding bouquet

Bride with floral crown Bride holding red tulips

Bride and groom

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Bride and groom pretending to eat wedding cake

A Modern Romeo and Juliet Wedding Shoot

Bride and groom pretending to eat wedding cake

We adore the pictures of this whimsical modern day Romeo and Juliet wedding shoot. The team behind the styling created such a fun atmosphere and we love everything about this shoot, from the abundance of cake to the bride’s beautiful flower crown, all captured perfectly by Paola De Paola Photography…

“Last October I met Lauren from French Made, at the Miss Vintage Wedding Affair. We clicked immediately and talked about a possible future collaboration, which is where the idea for this shoot probably came from.

“We originally considered The Old Vinyl Factory in North London as the location for the shoot, but after complications we this was dropped. We then found Brixton East 1871, a former Victorian warehouse and an amazing find, with many of the original features of the building retained by Andrew Luckett.

“Andy’s big smile greeted me as I arrived at the venue on the day of the shoot. I lost count of how many suppliers were involved – cakes, flowers, dresses, suits and of course, our models, a real couple, Scott and Adelina.

“We wanted to create a modern Romeo and Juliet story full of colour and excitement, but with a modern, fresh approach. The palette was romantic pink and pastel colours, interspersed with sequins and glitter, giving an art deco vibe. Geometric shapes were also added in the styling of the table, and we gave the couple many fun props to play with to enliven the atmosphere.

Wedding cake on old suitcase Figs on wedding cake

Wedding table layout

Wedding place setting Triangle wedding place name card

Wedding place setting

Glasses and plates on wedding table

Small plant pot on wedding table

Flowers Flower on wedding table

Wedding table

Bride and groom looking into each others eyes Back of bride's dress

Bride and groom sitting at table

Groom kissing bride on cheek

Bride looking up at groom

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Bride and pink poodle next to VW Beetle

A Perfectly Pink Styled Bridal Shoot

Bride and pink poodle next to VW Beetle

Wow, wow, wow! Today’s styled bridal shoot is simply gorgeous. Not only because we are a huge fan of bubblegum pink, but the styling details are so whimsical and fun; oh and there’s a really cute pink poodle and a VW Beetle! What more could you possibly wish to feast your eyes on on a cold Tuesday morning?

We love this so much and we hope you do too.

“Pastel pinks and grey with pops of bubblegum pink and pinstripe details, hearts, hearts and more hearts, with a pink poodle for good measure! Our perfectly pink wedding was inspired by Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffanys’ glamorous style and eccentric character.

“In the gorgeous setting of Nonsuch Mansion our Audrey-esque model struck many a pose. An oversized tower of gifts wrapped in vibrant pink papers, giant heart shaped balloons and delightful pom pom poodles were one of many highlights that captured the fun and flirty theme, not to mention the real pink pooch who stole the show.

“Grand floral displays and bouquets of luxurious pink roses injected the romance and glamour of the day. Striped heart table place settings set against vibrant cerise linen, white glassware, glittered pink Champagne favours and a giant floral heart decorated the wedding breakfast table, whilst heart-shaped macaroon ‘posh pops’, a wedding cake dressed elaborately with fresh blooms, powder pink marshmallows and coconut ice adorned the dessert table.

“Stunning stationery with stripe and bow motifs gave a sophisticated polish to the day, including a gorgeous seating plan displayed in an elaborate fresh flower frame.

“The grounds featured large heart-shaped topiary dressed with roses. More fresh blooms and stationery decorated the classic Volkswagen Beetle wedding car ‘Polly Pootle’, which was piled high with gifts whilst the bride and poodle went for a ride.

“We had three looks for our model each with a co-ordinating pink pout. A 50’s style dress, statement updo and beautiful bow, and striking eye make-up for the first look, a delicate soft shell pink gown with feminine half up, half down hairstyle for the second, with the final look a simple gown with a nod to the 50’s style, fastened with a black belt, hair in a high ponytail with subtle streaks of cerise pink, with matching pink shoes.”

Bride next to pile of pink presents

Pink flowers Bride placing present on pile

Bride holding pink present in front of face

Bride holding present

Bride holding heart sign

Bride holding pink bouquet Bride smelling pink bouquet

Bride holding pink bouquet

Bride leaning against wall holding pink bouquet Bride

Bride and pink poodle

Bride and pink poodle Bride holding pink poodle

Bride holding pink bouquet

Pink bridal bouquet

Bride holding pink balloon

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Bride and groom with harpist

A ‘Victorian Love’ Styled Wedding Shoot

Bride and groom with harpist

We love a bit of old fashioned romance, and today’s shoot tells the story of just that. Photographed by Matthew Bishop Photography, this timeless bridal shoot ‘Victorian Love’ oozes elegance and romance, with an abundance of nostalgia. We love the styling details that help create this sophisticated look. We hope you enjoy the story these pictures tell…

“The Victorian style draws inspiration from nature, geometry, symbolism and nostalgia. The early years of the Victorian era were described as romantic or sentimental, and reflected the youth, courtship and marriage of the young queen, Victoria.

“Restraint was not part of Victorian decorating, and in the hands of the group of skilful and talented wedding suppliers, a refined, sophisticated, complex and warmly romantic atmosphere is created. Using elements of Victorian design, art and literature, I wanted to design a wedding style that is rich, not necessarily only in decoration, but also in atmosphere and sophistication.

Victorian teacup

Earrings

Necklace hanging from chest handle

Bracelet and rings

“Pink suggests romance, and by choosing a monochrome colour scheme and using a variety of shades and tints of pink a sophisticated romantic scheme was created. Making use of architectural rose border etching, the stunning design of the stationery looks very authentic, and the burgundy colour is gorgeous and perfect for this theme.

Pink Victorian style wedding stationery

Pink Victorian style wedding stationery

Pink Victorian style wedding stationery

Victorian style wedding menu

Victorian style wedding table number

“Pot roasted Chiltern Lamb shank, roasted quail, grilled chicory and butter glazed vegetables are some of the creative dishes served in little copper pans. The oven-fired vine cherry tomatoes and rosemary add lovely colour and texture to the ingenious dishes. Potted Test trout and Wye salmon, and whipped goats cheese with roasted garlic are presented in glass jars on a wood tray. A very rustic addition to a grand table setting provides a delightful contrast and is visually effective. A scrumptious Eton Mess, made with macaroons, Cotswold diary cream, red berries and crushed meringues, is a delightful pink sweet joy on the table.

Jars and pots of food

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Vintage bride and groom

A Vintage Picnic and Games Styled Wedding Shoot

Vintage bride and groom

You are all in for a very special treat today, as we are sharing the pictures from this charming wedding shoot, captured by Krista Mason Photography. This Vintage Picnic and Games shoot has been beautiful styled and crafted to create a simply gorgeous and whimsical result. The styling details, including the drinks stations, flowers, Coke bottles, bowling pins, and the pretty calligraphy tags, are all a feast for our eyes. We hope you enjoy it…

“For our shoot we wanted to do something vintage and whimsical. To achieve this look, we brought together the best team of vendors and found the perfect location, Franklin Canyon Park, to set up an afternoon reception complete with games and picnic-style dining.

Vintage wedding props on table

Vintage typewriter

“We thought a typewriter might be a fun way for the guests to leave love notes for the bride and groom, and the guests could then place them into our vintage mailbox and we could mail the love notes to the bride and groom after the wedding.

Flowers Printing press letters

Vintage wedding props

Old envelopes

Letter

Vintage wedding prop display

Vintage picnic hamper Vase of flowers

Sandwiches

Coka Cola Bottles Drawers of flowers

“From the vintage style basket weave to the vintage cake topper, our cake, designed by Fantasy Frosting, was the perfect treat to complete our look. It was placed on a wavy cake stand and sat on top of a vintage soda crate to tie in the Coca Cola station.

Wedding cake on vintage table

Wedding cake Vintage tin of flowers

“For our beverage station we wanted to do something fun! For brides and grooms out there that love Coca Cola, we decided to create a table featuring Coke, Diet Coke, Cherry Coke, and the like, and then paired it with cherries, lemons and limes. A fun, refreshing drink for a warm, summer day.

Table with vintage cola

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