Bride holding colourful bouquet under hanging floral arrangement

Bright and Bold Urban Tribal Wedding Styling

Today’s magnificent urban tribal wedding inspiration will brighten your day. We’ve featured a lot of autumn and winter wedding ideas recently so I wanted to break it up a little with a burst of colour.

The team behind this shoot, lead by the very talented Carmela Weddings, chose a warehouse in Brixton as the perfect setting for these urban tribal styling ideas. A warehouse is the perfect blank canvas if you are looking to create something totally awesome and unique.

Against the stark white walls of the warehouse, the team created the most incredible, eye-catching floral displays, particularly the amazing suspended arrangement that floats above the table adorned with beautiful foliage and vibrant, bright flowers. The flowers carried through to the stunning bridal bouquet and the small table arrangements in pretty glass vases.

Bride holding colourful bouquet under hanging floral arrangement

The vibrant flowers complement the styling concept perfectly. For the urban tribal wedding vibe, the team included lots of modern geometric details. I love the chevron table runner which creates a focal-point of the tablescape. The geometric patterns continue through the table names and cute glitter-dipped feather name places (I love a bit of glitter).

To carry on the concept are super-cute dreamcatchers hanging gracefully from the back of the chairs. Along with the chair details, the incredible wedding cake also features dreamcatchers as little gold threaded designs. When I say ‘incredible’ wedding cake, it really is, featuring the shoot’s geometric pattern and colours.

Also, if you are looking for inspiration for a bridal arch then look no further. The one featured in this shoot is very cool, and I may be using this a lunchtime treat on Facebook very soon!

Everything about this shoot is bold and modern with such attention to detail, and the bridal style is  stunning too. The team chose two different looks for the bride, each amazing – I’m not going to say any more as I want you to see it for yourself…

I hope you enjoy looking through the pictures of this incredible urban tribal wedding styling, taken by the fabulous Amanda Karen Photography. Enjoy!

Tribal Influences

“The inspiration for this shoot stemmed from the notion that we all have our own tribe, and in London that is our urban tribe! Taking inspiration from the bold colours and geometric patterns steeped through tribal influences, we celebrated the fun of colour against the urban warehouse style of Brixton East.”

Urban tribal wedding table styling under hanging floral display

Colourful wedding flowers

Geometric wedding table number Blue octahedron geometric shape on wedding table

Bold and bright styled wedding table for urban tribal styled wedding shoot

Veronica longifolia purple wedding table flowers Orange wedding table flowers

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Bride and groom outside Count Ceconi Castle in Italy

Relaxed, Romantic Italian Wedding Styling

Elopements are becoming more popular with couples who like the idea of having a smaller wedding celebration. If you fancy don’t fancy getting married with everyone you have ever known around you, it doesn’t mean you can’t have an amazing celebration and style your day just how you always imagined. This romantic Italian wedding styled shoot took place at Count Ceconi Castle in the Arzino Valley, and it is spectacular.

Bride and groom outside Count Ceconi Castle in Italy

Italy has long been one of the top destination choices for weddings and elopements abroad. It’s not too far to travel, the weather is amazing, and most of all it’s such a beautiful country. Making the most of the surroundings, the team created relaxed, romantic styling to showcase just how breathtaking your own Italian elopement could be. The details are simple yet elegant, and work beautifully with the muted tones of the colour palette.

The delicate styling details are so romantic; everything from the rustic-look wedding stationery to the pretty yet simple table place settings with small olive branches laid out over the delicate lace table runner.

The bride has a very relaxed style, the perfect choice to complement the natural surroundings. I adore her wedding dress by Halfpenny London – simple yet elegant. Together with a pretty lace bridal headband, sexy high-heeled sandals and a delicate floral bouquet (which matches the groom’s buttonhole and table floral arrangements), she has an almost boho look.

Enjoy browsing through these stunning pictures by Amanda Karen Photography…

Simple and Attainable

“This gorgeous Italian wedding shoot was set in the grounds of Count Ceconi Castle, in the heart of the Arzino Valley. We took inspiration from the stunning surroundings – the muted tones of the castle stone and breathtaking valley. The ethos was to bring a relaxed and modern feel to the historic traditional setting of the castle whilst keeping it simple and attainable for couples looking to elope to this stunning setting.

Count Ceconi Castle in Italy

Hook on outside of Count Ceconi Castle

Wedding dress hanging on tree outside Count Ceconi Castle

Kate Halfpenny wedding dress Detail on Kate Halfpenny wedding dress

Window of Count Ceconi Castle

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Bride sitting in bath tub

Luxury Wedding Styling with a Rich Colour Palette

The line ‘we loved with a love that was more than a love’ from Edgar Allan Poe’s poem ‘Annabel Lee’ inspired Amanda Karen to create this incredible luxury styled shoot. The styling details are opulent and romantic, and the backdrop of Hedsor House in Buckinghamshire is perfect.

Bride sitting in bath tub

I love the dark, luxurious colours that play against the pink styling touches – the black wedding cake, black wine glasses, the brides’ dark smokey eye make-up and lipstick, and the incredible deep purple wedding dress; just look at that dress!

If you are looking to move away from the traditional wedding colour palettes I’m sure you’ll love these ideas as much as I do…

“The inspiration behind this shoot founded on the Edgar Allan Poe poem ‘Annabel Lee’, in particular the line ‘we loved with a love that was more than a love’.”

Hedsor House

Hedsor House gallery

Elegant chairs

Lamp Curtain tassels

Gallery and skylight at Hedsor House

Gold bridal shoes White bridal shoes Bridal shoes with laces

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Bride holding bouquet standing in front of brightly coloured flower wall

Bright, Colourful Art School Wedding Styling

I’m in love with EVERY detail of this fabulous ‘Art School’ styled wedding shoot. These styling ideas are bright, bold, contemporary and bang on trend.

These pictures by the very talented Amanda Karen Photography showcase the modern art ideas beautifully. There are a lot of painted details within this styling you could recreate if you are going for a handmade/DIY wedding.

Bride holding bouquet standing in front of brightly coloured flower wall

There is an almost tropical feel to the details. I love the fabulous tissue paper flower and large palm leaf arrangements, and incredible floral wall (again, it’s all tissue paper flowers).

If you are crafty you could use a similar ‘art’ theme to make your wedding look spectacular.

What do you think… cool or what?

Bright, Clashing Colours

“Every time Erin from Way Out Wedding comes to me with an idea it’s always out there and a bit different, and I can’t say no! I love planning and styling weddings and shoots that are away from the norm and that have an upbeat energy to them.

“We wanted an art style that was different to the fine art wedding shoots we’d seen before. The main focus was to have bright, clashing colours and an infusion of carnival! We contacted Amanda Karen Photography as I’d worked with her on a shoot in Paris and knew she’d bring a real sense of fun to the shoot. As usual she’s captured everything brilliantly.”

Pink Hues

“The cake and the stationery worked brilliantly together on this shoot. Susie of SK Cakes worked together with Tayjal of Mani’s Creative, who designed our stationery suite, and what they came up with worked so well. They experimented with paint and pulling out key elements such as texture and flamingo pink hues to create a clashing, arty palette. The cake clashed so well in front of the pale pink wallpaper backdrop.

Colourful wedding cake surrounded by brightly coloured flowers

Shard wedding cake topper Art style smudged colour effect on wedding cake

Wedding cake with colourful arty detail

Brightly coloured tissue paper flowers

Bright mainly pink wedding stationery on art board

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Groom holding bride's arm up as she twirls

Urban Watercolour Wedding Styling

Watercolour is a big trend right now, not just in wedding styling but everywhere we look… and we love it.

The wedding styling ideas in this sensational urban watercolour shoot evoke a feeling of calm and tranquillity amongst the hustle and bustle of the city setting. The beautiful pastel colour palette works so well with the herbs that bring the outside in.

Groom holding bride's arm up as she twirls

So fresh and modern, this styling would work for weddings in almost any type of venue, not just urban venues, and in any season… that’s the great thing about herbs!

Huge thanks to Amanda Karen Photography and the team for sharing such fabulous wedding inspiration.

Luxurious and Stylish

“This styled shoot was inspired by the growing trend for urban weddings in London while maintaining a luxurious and stylish feel. Watercolour touches added softness to the industrial surroundings of Drake and Morgan at Kings Cross, through the use of silk linens, stunning stationery and a beautifully watercolour painted cake.”

Watercolour wedding stationery

Drake and Morgan at King's Cross

Wedding dress hanging

Groom's drink

Groom in bar at Drake and Morgan at King's Cross Groom's buttonhole

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