I want to become a society lady Rockin' a new rock?!

We’re swooning over this amazing indoor wedding inspiration captured by photographer and host Rachel Solomon, and planning, styling and florals by Amber Reverie. The natural light in The Loft Studio Lehi is the perfect setting to highlight the natural hues of gently aging silver, and deep color palette of the hellebore, tinted ranunculus, sweet pea, lilac and juniper that were used in this shoot. Kelsey Malie Calligraphy created the most gorgeous invitations; simple, elegant, timeless; evidence that your stationery can be one of the key elements in the collective beauty of the whole picture.

Click to expand for more

Influenced by the natural patina of antique silver, this indoor wedding design was curated using elements that manifest the organic beauty that special objects develop over time. As metals age, they take on an iridescent quality with tones of sepia, purple and subtle teal. This palette was reflected in the deep pigments of the flowers. Tender spring blooms like hellebore, tinted ranunculus and sweet pea, and fragrant lilac were paired with sculptural branches and rugged juniper.

 

 

Bathed in subdued window light, we kept the design elements surrounding our real couple few and significant, allowing their love and natural chemistry to shine through. The bride was draped in a billowing silk shift, adorned simply with a striking brown diamond ring. Together, they nestled comfortably into a natural nook, created with clusters of juniper and foraged bits.

 

 

Heirloom elements, including classical wax seals on handmade paper, spools of softest silk, a homemade pavlova wedding cake and an antique wedding crown of tiny waxed flowers, further communicated the depth of their commitment.

Planning, Styling and Flowers: Amber Reverie // Host Photographer: Rachel Solomon // Calligraphy and Invitations: Kelsey Malie Calligraphy // Location: The Loft Studio Lehi // Gown: Alexandra Grecco // Silk Ribbons: Frou Frou Chic // Hair and Makeup: Hair and Makeup by Steph // Cake: Pippa Cakery // Ring: Taylor Custom Rings // Real Couple Models: Kayla Johnson and Corbin Ekblad // Ring Box: The Mrs. Box // Rentals: Premiere Party Rents

 

We like
our sponsors

We think you will too.

You guys are going to love this gorgeous, masculine anniversary shoot from an uber-talented team headed up by 36th Street Events. We love the pop of deep red in the florals by Davy Gray and the sophistication of the rich textures and modern typography in the stationery by Bird Walk Press. What we love most, though, is the beautiful sentiment behind these images captured by Ashley Bosnick Photography. Sean and Wyatt’s dating anniversary has always been important, because, up until a few years ago, a marriage was out of the question. The now married couple explains that for them their wedding anniversary and this shoot “captured our celebration for a new chapter that wasn’t totally new: a top-coat on an already solid foundation, reflection on two lives joined for decades, and a chance to enjoy our lives with our group of true friends and true family.” And isn’t that truly what this whole wedding thing is all about. Enjoy!

modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration04
Click to expand for more

It all began on a rainy night, December 12th 1996 when we first met. Our dating anniversary has always been memorable because because it was the most important (a wedding was out of the question at that point). Over the years, we’ve had memorable and hilarious anniversary moments: on our 12th anniversary, we found ourselves at a chic Amsterdam McDonald’s since we arrived too late for a proper dinner.

modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration00
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration03
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration01
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration06
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration16
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration09
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration10
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration18
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration13

After our small and quiet California wedding in 2014, we had a shiny new anniversary date suitably ready for celebration with our chosen friends and family. It’s more than a date on the calendar and ticker on the clock. It’s progress, precious aging, a reflection on growth, and appreciation of time.

modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration08
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration15
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration14
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration31
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration28
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration39
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration35
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration27
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration30
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration19
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration22
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration34
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration25

For us, the photo shoot captured our celebration for a new chapter that wasn’t totally new: a top-coat on an already solid foundation, reflection on two lives joined for decades, and a chance to enjoy our lives with our group of true friends and true family. Walking in bluebonnets (who enjoy a springly anniversary in sync with ours) or running the grounds with our boy Barrett mean the penultimate in happy moments, fond reflection, and awesome new memories.

modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration32
modern-masculine-96
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration37
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration40
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration38
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration42
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration24
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration23
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration29
modern-masculine-leather-red-wedding-inspiration41

Photography: Ashley Bosnick Photography // Styling/Planning: 36th Street Events // Floral Design: Davy Gray // Invitations + Paper Goods: Bird Walk Press // Venue: The Greenhouse at Driftwood // Rentals: Loot Vintage // Tabletop Decor: Spartan Shop  // Grooms’ Suits: Bonobos

 

We’re loving this masculine-inspired shoot at The 1912 —a brand new Santa Ana venue. The creatives, led bySugar Branch Events, were inspired by copper, leather, cement and whiskey and sophisticated vibe. Add in a real couple in love and the shoot is sure to inspire. We’re definitely digging the unique floral designs by The Bloom of Time and the gorgeous food styling by 24 Carrots. And, what’s more perfect for a groom than whisky-inspired details?? Check out these beautifully captured images by Brett Hickman Photographers for all the details!

masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot11
Click to expand for more
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot01
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot48
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot20
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot12
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot02
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot49
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot43
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot21
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot07
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot32
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot29
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot19
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot14
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot04
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot40

From the team: The shoot centered around a farmhouse table covered with a rich cognac leather runner and white blooms. Each type of flower was arranged in its own vase for a masculine touch, and paired with greenery, copper-sprayed eucalyptus and suede-like magnolia leaves. Each set of matte gray plates was wrapped in a metallic hand-lettered leather strap to serve as the place card, and was accented with a deep blue cotton linen napkin loosely wrapped with a black velvet ribbon. Maidenhair fern favors planted in handmade cement and copper pots served as the individual favor at each setting. Small bottles of bourbon served as the escort cards, wrapped in a copper, hand-painted sleeve. Catering included a miniature Bites & Shots menu of succulent beef with dark beer shooters and Moscow mules (in tiny copper cups) paired with the cutest little sliders you ever did see!

masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot37
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot16
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot36
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot38
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot22
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot08
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot44
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot34
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot51
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot46
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot25
masculine-whiskey-inspired-gay-wedding-shoot42

To add a touch of personality that might suit the gay community, the paper goods utilize slight innuendos to classic gay culture (like the invitation attire reference to a “white party,” outshining the bride, and the word “commitment”). Even the signature drinks are a reflection of the masculinity and spicy Latin culture of our gentlemen couple.

Photography: Brett Hickman Photographers // Design & Coordination: Sugar Branch Events // Florist: The Bloom of Time // Stationery: Paper Plane Paperie // Calligraphy: Aria Paperie // Paper Goods: The Original Pear // Venue: The 1912 by 24 Carrots // Wardrobe: Friar Tux, Eric Acuna // Makeup: Design Visage, Kelsey Connelly // Food & Beverage: 24 Carrots // Cake: Simply Sweet Cakery // Vintage Rentals (furniture, glassware): Sundrop Vintage // Rentals (flatware, plates, napkins): Classic Party Rentals

 

You know when the temperatures are frigid and you find that perfect spot on the sofa—the one where the sun shines directly on your face and you feel totally content to just sit peacefully and read (or surf wedding blogs) for the entire afternoon? Ok—so that’s where this glowing botanical gardens bridal shoot from Jess Petrie Photography takes us. The soft, 70’s-inspired bridal looks styled by Alison Jenner and Jess’ ethereal photography style make us feel relaxed and content to be just sitting here, enjoying some lovely photographs. Your turn! Go ahead, basque in the glow of this lovely styled shoot.

british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration37
Click to expand for more
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration00
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration01
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration02
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration05
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration06
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration31
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration07
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration08
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration13
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration10
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration32
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration14
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration17
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration15
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration38
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration34
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration23
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration24
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration26
british-botanical-gardens-vintage-boho-wedding-inspiration25

Photography: Jess Petrie Photography // Florals:  Vaas // Hair and Makeup: Alison Jenner // Gowns: Cicily Bridal // Headwear: DC Bouquets // Stationery: Carla Corrado Designs // Ring: Sara Buk // Cake: Southwell Cakery // Menswear: Real Clothing featuring Nick Holland Esq. // Models: Esme and Jo Madden // Venue: Botanical Gardens in Sheffield

 

This lovely autumnal-inspired shoot is a perfect way to bid farewell to the fall. It celebrates everything that makes it such a beautiful season— like the gathered florals and turning foliage by Swoon Floral Design, the layering of raw textures like the gorge gown by Claire La Faye and we love the subtle golden accents in the awesome cake by Little Red’s Bake Shop and calligraphy invitations by Hey Halle. Thankfully Jamie Rae Photo was there with her camera to capture it all in these beautiful film photographs.

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0017
Click to expand for more

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0001

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0003

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0005

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0004

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0018

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0015

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0002

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0011

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0013

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0020

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0008

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0016

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0019

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0014

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0028

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0021

fall-foliage-golden-forest-inspiration0022


Photography: Jamie Rae Photo // Floral: Swoon Floral Design // Hair and Make Up: Kim King // Cake: Little Red’s Bake Shop // Furniture: Something Borrowed PDX // Shoes: DSW // Jewelry: JES Designs // Gown: Claire La Faye // Invitation suite: Hey Halle // Model: Adrienne of Ryan Artists // Film Processing: Photovision // Tablecloth and Ribbon: Silk and Willow