Wes Anderson Inspired Opulent Autumn Wedding Styling

The opulent hues of autumn are stunning, and the rich tones of red and orange are perfect not only for autumn weddings but weddings in all seasons. Inspired by the work of film maker Wes Anderson, today’s wedding inspiration shoot is, just like his work, awesome!

The raw industrial setting gave the creative team a blank canvas to style, and the fabulous florals in autumnal hues bring the venue to life. The concept is really intimate with minimalistic yet rich and opulent styling. I am in love with the quirky details and the gorgeous rustic colours.

To start with, the stationery gives a glimpse of the wedding style; elegant, opulent and oh-so stylish. Designed with hand-drawn foliage elements, this then carries on through the styling with some of the most amazing floral designs. Blooms in rich reds, golden browns, burnt orange and wonderful dark green foliage form the base for the styling.

Groom standing holding bouquet next to bride sitting in chair

When it comes to wedding cakes, I always think it’s important your cake should reflect your styling. Nika Yazdani took the blue from the wedding stationery set and used this for the bottom tier, and then made cute gold leaves which scatter the top two white tiers. It’s gorgeous and perfect for the autumnal theme!

A green and navy checked suit and bow tie gives the groom a relaxed and quirky look, whilst the bride wears an epic Kirsten Paige long sleeved white dress with pretty embroidered bodice and sleeves. She looks beautiful with natural make-up and her long hair flowing free, with a fabulous floral crown to match the bouquet and floral arrangements.

Jei and Gaile of Wanderlust Creatives and the team created such incredible wedding styling ideas, their attention to detail really shows through in this concept.

Blue and gold wedding stationery

Blue and gold wedding stationery with foliage detail

Blue and gold wedding invitation and lined envelope

Wedding RSVP and envelope with leaf detail

lack pointed wedding shoes

Bride holding out skirt of wedding dress

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Woodland Inspired Autumn Eco Wedding Styling

With the last burst of autumn upon us before we make the transition into winter, this fabulous woodland inspired autumn eco wedding shoot is just perfect for this time of year. Autumn is one of my favourite seasons for a wedding because the landscape is aglow with colour and beautiful natural elements. These autumn wedding styling ideas also add an eco twist.

Of course, the colour palette with browns, reds and oranges is indicative of the season. Natural elements such as leaves, pine cones, fruit and berries feature heavily throughout, making these ideas easy to recreate. Also, the inclusion of some very cute handmade extras such as the little felt acorns and toadstools adds a fun element.

Bride holding pot over open fire in woodland

The details of this styled shoot have been cleverly brought together to create this charming inspiration, including the rustic tablescape, hand-painted wedding cake, autumnal floral arrangements and amazing customised wedding dress. But the thing I love most about these ideas is the chutney station! Displayed on a old pallet, they look terrific, and autumn just wouldn’t be the same without homemade chutney!

I hope you enjoy these woodland inspired autumn eco wedding styling ideas, photographed so beautiful by Lilybean Photography.

Woodland Theme

“The inspiration for this shoot was the natural colours and textures of the Hampshire woodland surroundings. Using a team of creative suppliers and eco-friendly products we created a light, airy and natural theme throughout.

“The cake, delicately hand-painted with a flourish of watercolour leaves in burnt oranges and yellows, matched the warm woodland theme wonderfully.

“Homemade chutney in pretty recycled jars and felted toadstools for the children made perfect favours. The eco-friendly wedding stationery followed the woodland theme, and all the food was from the farmers market.”

Autumn wedding table display in woodland

Autumn wedding cake and fruit and vegetables on table

Fruit and vegetables on table

Autumn wedding cake with leaf design

Wedding place setting with eco autumn styling

Bride walking through woodland

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Moody Gothic Outdoor Wedding Styling

Well happy Halloween! Today I have something quite spooktacular (sorry), with this moody Gothic outdoor wedding styling, created and captured by Eleni P Photography.

With the backdrop of Bancroft Tower, this shoot has a fabulously eerie ambience, with rich deep red, black and gold colours giving an autumnal vibe.

The pièce de résistance of this shoot though is the fabulous tablescape. Set upon a white rustic door, beautiful styling details stand out amongst the white table runner, napkins and plates. Gold chargers, cutlery and candlestick holders, black candles, coloured ornate glassware, and beautiful vases of dark flowers and foliage bring the table to life. Then, to complete the styling, pheasant feathers and a sheep skull add yet another dimension.

Gothic bride sitting on rocks by castle

The bridal styling is pretty cool too. To complement her dark and sultry make-up, the bride wears an unusual black two-piece, with a full silk skirt teamed with sexy lace cropped top. This Gothic-like bridal look, along with the shoot location, helped evolve this shoot from its original boho theme.

Haunting beautiful, I hope you enjoy pinning these ideas…

Gothic Look

“It was important that this shoot was very creative, as opposed to a cookie cutter wedding shoot. I wanted to show brides that, with a little help from amazing vendors, they can get as funky and vintage as possible.

“To start with the focus of the styling was very boho, with the aim of using eclectic materials to achieve this. These included the wood cake block, the door as the table, the macramé arch I made, and the unique glassware. Yet, with the black dress, heavier make-up and castle location, it had more of a Gothic look, so we decided to go for it.

“I loved the texture of the castle rocks, and tried to mimic that with the cake and boho table setup. This also helped to soften the Gothic feel. The black dress is interesting too because it’s actually a skirt and a top, and bridal separates are becoming more popular with brides.”

Castle entrance

Castle walls

Semi-naked wedding cake

Flower on top of semi-naked wedding cake

Pink and white Gothic wedding stationery

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Serene Wedding Inspiration at Clissold House

Natural elegance, creative florals and a timeless London backdrop inspired today’s magnificent styled shoot. Beautiful flowers, a soft colour palette and a chic rustic vibe – all of my favourite things rolled into one. Add fabulous creative design and an 18th century mansion venue and I’m sold!

To create this serene wedding inspiration, Fleur and Fig added such alluring elements and attention to detail. The table design is simply splendid. Laid upon the fabulous wooden table, each place setting is simple yet elegant with white china, rustic yet modern menu cards, a soft grey napkin and rustic wooden handled cutlery. An abundance of taper candles in a mix of pink, purple and white help to create a romantic look.

I am a huge flower lover, and when I saw the amazing florals created for this shoot I did swoon rather a lot, and you’ll see why!

Bride and groom in Clissold House next to spiral floral feature

Everything about this shoot is charmingly beautiful, including the simple yet elegant white, two tier wedding cake with pretty lace detail. Oh and wait until you see the sweet treats… they are some of the cutest delights I have seen!

I am in awe of the bridal styling too. The bride’s wedding dress, ‘Charlotte’ by Vicky Rowe, is one of my favourite dresses of the season. The high neck, teardrop open back and full skirt with lace like beading detail and smoky Swarovski crystals create such a head-turning wedding dress. It complements a city wedding perfectly, yet stays in keeping with the magnificent backdrop of Clissold House.

This styled wedding shoot is romance personified – I could go on all day about the details! So, without further ado, enjoy these incredible pictures, captured by Amanda Karen Photography…

Timeless Elegance

“Clissold House in vibrant Hackney, London provided the elegant backdrop for this editorial shoot. The autumnal weather and wooden interiors inspired the transitional colour palette of forest green contrasted with soft blush and deep berry tones and delicate touches of gold. Fleur and Fig based their design around timeless elegance with a slight nod to rustic chic.

Elegant, modern wedding stationery suite

Wedding ring Wedding details card

Wedding invitation

Long wedding table with wooden chairs in dining room at Clissold House

White wedding table styling on wooden table

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Autumn Elopement Inspiration at 99 Sudbury

This autumn elopement inspiration shoot at 99 Sudbury in Toronto is so cute. A rich colour palette of burgundy, brown and gold sets the tone for cosy, romantic, autumn wedding ideas.

Some wonderful ‘before’ pictures show the couple cuddling up in bed, having fun and getting ready together, and this really adds to the intimacy of the shoot – exactly what an elopement is all about.

The industrial setting of 99 Sudbury is the perfect space for the multi-layered textures that bring this shoot to life, with suede, velvet and fur all helping create a romantic, cosy vibe. Magnificent floral displays complete the styling, including a large ceremony display, pretty table arrangements, and fabulous large suspended florals over the dining table.

Bride and groom standing in front of table with autumn wedding styling and floral displays

The bride rocks a sleek wedding dress, paired with a velvet cape, and the groom looks mighty handsome too in a black velvet jacket from Guess.

These styling ideas are perfect for not only an intimate elopement but a wedding of any size. I hope you get bags of autumn wedding inspiration from these magnificent pictures by Scarlet O’Neill…

All Kinds of Textures

“When I was first pulling together ideas for this elopement shoot I knew I wanted it to be as real as possible and also insanely sexy.

Couple in bed before elopement

Excited bride to be jumping on bed

Couple kissing in bedroom

Groom doing up zip on back of bride's wedding dress

Bride helping groom with buttonhole

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