We love EVERYTHING Sylvie Gil Photography, so it’s no surprise that her recent workshop has us swooning. Planned and designed by Firefly Events, the styling includes silk accents in dreamy pastels, hand-touched elegance in the paper details by Yonder Design with calligraphy by Plume Calligraphy, soft and stunning florals by Floresie and super romantic gowns from the likes of Vera Wang and Claire Pettibone. Oh—not to mention—it’s all set against a stunning French countryside backdrop at Chateau de Varennes. Make sure to read below for the team’s inspirational back story of secret black tie masquerade ball. So fun! And it’s all here for us to enjoy in Sylvie Gil Photography‘s signature fine-art style.
from Firefly Events: Our bride and groom met at a secret black tie masquerade ball in Burgundy. They saw each other from across the room and were instantly drawn to one another. They spent the rest of the evening together and decided then and there to elope. They snuck away to a nearby abandoned chateau and tied the knot, just the two of them. The next day they sent word to a few of their closest friends to join them in an intimate celebration.
Photography: Sylvie Gil Photography / Sylvie Gil Workshops // Planning & Design: Firefly Events // Production Designers: Wanderlust // Floral Design: Floresie // Paper Goods: Yonder Design // Calligraphy: Plume Calligraphy // Venue: Chateau de Varennes // Business Class: Shanna Skidmore // Hair & Makeup: Marina G // Media Sponsor: Style Me Pretty // Cakes: Apoline Cake Design & Nine Cakes // Gown #1 in the stairs: Costarellos / Loho Bride // Gown #2 at ceremony & hallway: Vera Wang // Gown #2 at sunset w/ lace back: Claire Pettibone // Groom Outfits: The Black Tux // Jewelry: Bekah-Anne // Lingerie: Odile de Changy-Paris // Lingerie robe: Claire Pettibone // Macaroons-sweets: Cakes in the City // Masks: Curious Fair // Hair pieces, Table runners & Ribbons: Orchidée de soie // Ring Boxes: The Mrs. Box // Rings: Susie Saltzman // Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes // Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen // Tabletop Rentals: Vaiselle Vintage // Tabletop Ceramics: Hortense Montarnal // Furniture Rentals: Options // Film: Kodak // Film Lab: Richard Photo Lab