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The creatives that came together to design this gorgeous inspiration shoot wanted to “combine two different worlds that rarely touch – multiple locations that are both near and far.” White Lace Events & Design described “the flowing picture as California Coastal meets the romantic and historic travels of an opulent European garden.” Isari Flower Studio fashioned the flowing vines, topiaries, and deeply colorful bougainvillea to help create the European aesthetic on the shore of the Pacific. And is there anything more romantic than riding off into the sunset together in a gondola? We are so thankful that all the amazing details were captured in these stunning images by Kristin La Voie.

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Soft sand, eclectic shells, seagulls flying, and waves riding the ocean shore — another beautiful day on the coast of San Diego, California. Upon the sand, a setup of artistic and opulent creations came alive with the salty breeze and sweet touches of the sun rays throughout the rich velvet, celestial cake, and dip-dyed fabric. It wasn’t something typical that one would see on their daily walk on the beach, but it spoke a rich and romantic story.

The flowing vines, tailored green topiaries, the groomed bougainvillea, and the rich velvet grey chairs gave way to the castles in Europe. The handmade elements of the plates, the crystal glassware delicately laced with rose gold, continued to elevate the feel of old Europe. The dancing fabric, the sea salt runner, and the raw table with an open shell all lent to the beach elements. The ocean, colorful sunset, and the rigid sand experienced a journey that day.

 

The bride floated in the layers of her Reem Acra gown that stunned anyone from afar. Her rich, long brown hair elevated the softness. The gentle movement upon the gondola and the shoreline with her husband close by her side. He wore a navy tux, with details that enticed the designs of their setting at the Loews Coronado Resort. He strolled comfortably by her side on the beach, and you could see the frames of life happening and being instilled in their memories. The cuddling on the gondola as if they were on the canals in Venice, Italy, kissing under the bougainvillea arch, and sitting in the sand enjoying the views of the coast. The bride and groom had joined the two worlds of Europe and California into their future as husband and wife—living their dreams.

 

 

Planner and Designer: White Lace Events & Design // Photographer: Kristin La Voie // Floral: Isari Flower Studio // Paper Goods: Design By Laney // Venue: Loews Coronado Bay Resort // Gown: M Bride // Gown Designer: Reem Acra // Hair / Makeup: Bianca Sansosti // Cake: Sweet Cheeks Baking // Silverware: Folklore Vintage Rentals // Plates / Glasses: Anthropologie // Men’s Attire: The Black Tux // Rentals: To Be Designed Specialty Rentals and Event Design // Models: Garrett Richardson and Megan Richardson

 

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For this Little Sahara, UT (Sand Dunes) shoot, the creators / visionaries chose to simulate the Utah desert sunset with soft neutral hues of yellow, blush, orange and red with the florals as a stark contrast in the unadorned desert setting. Ambra from Query Events about the stunning model and her dress: “We paired our dark haired model with the Bainbridge Alexandra Grecco gown with tons of movement and a slit for days.” Query Events skillfully planned, designed, and arranged the florals in this gorgeous shoot, and aren’t we incredibly lucky that Callie Manion Photography was there to capture every perfect detail? We think it’s amazing, and we think you will too.

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Inspired by the desert landscape, a team of Texas vendors made the trip to the gorgeous sand dunes of Little Sahara right outside of Salt Lake City. Designer Ambra Costner-Portillo of Query Events used a neutral color story with floral arrangements meant to mimic the sunset – butter yellows, soft oranges, blush and red.

 

Keeping all textures and elements as true to the existing landscape as possible, meant for a story that looks at home together. We knew we wanted a minimalist dress with zero “fuss” to really showcase how gorgeous our native Salt Lake City model is – a true desert girl!

 

 

You can just feel the desert wind in these photos! We love the location and the variation in landscape – everything came together just beautifully!

 

Photography: Callie Manion Photography // Design + Planning: Query Events // Floral: Query Events // Stationery / Calligraphy: Golden Greys // Gown: Alexandra Grecco, “Bainbridge” Gown  // Modeling Agency: NIYA Management // Model: Jacqueline Vare // MUAH: Brynn Thomas // Linen: La Tavola

 

We think you’ll agree that the vision to combine vivid floral hues with the blue tones of the California beach is a winning combination in this colorful coastal inspiration shoot by Perfect The Event. The floral arbor by Three Petals Floral & Event Design is an absolute show-stopper, and the perfect “altar” for exchanging vows on the beachfront. The historic Ole Hanson Beach Club offers panoramic views of an expansive lawn and the Pacific Ocean’s softly crashing waves. And Lovisa Photo was there to capture every gorgeous detail of this stunning shoot.

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This look was inspired by the ocean waves crashing gently along the beach and the beautiful floral that lines the coast. Between the divine blue tones of the water, and the vibrant hues of the flowers, it only made sense to celebrate the two. Having a colorful oceanfront wedding inspiration shoot meant using bright and warm toned florals, and incorporating the water with pops of cool colors in the textiles and smaller details such as our paper goods from Jen Simpson Designs.

Ole Hanson Beach Club was the perfect venue to host this California coastal dream. Since touches of glam were incorporated we needed our bridal gown to be both flowing like the foamy waves, but also have touches of bling to pair well with the details. Casablanca Bridal had the most stunning gown for our bride, and Friar Tux’s tan suit was the perfect compliment.

The design mixes in metals such as our rose gold laser cut items from Happily Ever Etched to contrast against the Spanish villa feel of the venue. Whimsical floral are featured throughout and the white hanging roses from Three Petals are intended to imitate the fluffy clouds over the horizon. Love Cakes took this fluffy feel into one of their layers, and the colors of the floral into a watercolor design for the bottom tier.

This shoot could of not been a success without such a talented team in place. Corin Cruz made our bride glow, and Baker Party Rentals supplied such an array of mixed matched wood tones that everything tied in so well. This day was captured to perfection by the infamous Lovisa Photo and Cloud 9 Cinematography. Inspiration for the oceanfront wedding couples for days!

Photographer: Lovisa Photo // Planning & Design: Perfect The Event // Floral Design: Three Petals Floral & Event Design // Stationery: Jen Simpson Designs // Venue: Ole Hanson Beach Club // Catering: 24 Carrots Catering // Cake: Love Cakes // Videographer: Cloud 9 Cinematography // Laser Cut Goods: Happily Ever Etched // Rentals: Baker Party Rentals // Hair & Makeup: Corin Cruz Hair & Makeup // Bridal Gown: Casablanca Bridal // Menswear: Friar Tux

What’s more lovely than a wedding shoot in Paris? Not much as proven by this gorgeous editorial from our friends over at French Grey Events. Inspired by the idea of a madly-in-love-couple eloping in Paris, the team put together romantic, feminine inspiration including vintage gowns, couture heels, boudoir accessories and stunning florals in orange and yellow adding a modern twist of color. The location at the Maison des Polytechniciens offered both the impressive French interiors we know and love and a beautiful courtyard for portraits. Lucky for us Bonphotage Photography was on hand to capture all the inspiration.

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Photography: Bonphotage Photography // Planning & Florals: French Grey Events // Calligraphy: Atelier Prezsburger // Green Shoes: Jimmy Choo // Nude Shoes: Valentino // Strapless Bridal Gown: Pas De Deux Bridal // Spaghetti Strap Bridal Gown: Sibo Designs // Make Up And Hair: Rika Bitton // Blonde Model: Erin Zaleski // Brunette Model: Joelle Berckmans // Veils And Hair Piece: Sibo Designs // Clutch: Minza // Venue: Maison des Polytechniciens

The One & Only The Palm on The Palm, Dubai (yep—Dubai!) with its blush stained walls and Andalucian style courtyard provided the design team, led by The Pretty Pineapple, with a perfect setting to compliment the heirloom-blush inspiration of this styled shoot. Alexis Deaton created a textured cream and blush stained stationery set while Tulipano Deco wowed with her florals—an incredible selection of light blush tulips, garden and spray roses, lilac syringa and blush astilbe. Check out the soft, feminine and slightly moody vibes all captured by Lizelle Goussard Photography.

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Photographer: Lizelle Goussard Photography // Styling & Design: The Pretty Pineapple // Floral Design: Tulipano Decor // Stationery: Alexis Deaton // Venue: One & Only The Palm // Rentals: Innovative Hiring Dubai // Hair & Makeup: Angelique Turner // Tabletop rentals: MyList.ae // Bridal Dresses: The Bridal Showroom / White Dress – Madison James / Blush Dress – Beljour UK  // Model: Kimberley Denise // Ribbons & Table runner: Silk & Willow