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The 80′s Never Looked So Good 30.06.2014

Are you ready to geek out over the 80’s era? Here’s an 80’s inspired wedding shoot that will give you a mighty good excuse to do just that.

Three Little Birds Studio captured this shoot and explained, “As barn loving, outdoorsy photographers, we wanted to breath a little new life into the traditional neutral coloured, soft, barn wedding and have a little fun.

We got our inspiration from our models mothers wedding dress. That’s right, this gorgeous dress is straight out of the scrunchie wearing, bright coloured-loving 1980′s. Although this dress does feature the signature ‘poofy sleeve’ they fall gracefully off the shoulders, which gave it a hint of free loving prairie girl. So with the 80′s color and funk, and a hippie sense of earthy-ness we ended up with a bright, fun, new take on not only the barn wedding, but we also like to think we are bringing the 80′s back. Who knows [we’ll] maybe start a trend taking bridal pictures in mammas dress.”

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

80's Wedding Inspiration

Congratulations to all the vendors involved in creating this wonderful throwback wedding inspiration.

80’s Style Guide

Photographer: Three Little Birds Studio / Location: Private Residence, North Carolina / Jewellery: Diamonds Direct, Crabtree / Equipment Rentals: Party Reflections / Hair Stylist: Plum Hair Atelier / Cake Design: Teal Petal Cakes / Design and Décor: Susannah Brinkley, Graphic Design / Thanks: Two Bright Lights

Rachael and Amon’s Fitzroy Wedding 31.03.2014

Tears of happiness, that’s how much we love this Melbourne wedding.

The stunning couple wed at the Good Shepherd Chapel where Rachael’s sister-in-law, Katie, sang ‘Fools Rush In’ as the bride walked down the aisle in a gown made by Melbourne couture designer Helen Manuel. Amon waited for her at the end of the aisle in a custom Cerulean Blue Ralph Lauren suit and black bow tie. The colourful bridesmaids picked their own dresses, while the groomsmen wore a floral print Paul Smith shirt and bow-tie and suits from their own closets. After the nuptials, the couple were whisked away in a friend’s 1975 black mustang convertible for photos.

Oli Sansom Weddings captured the charming wedding and commented, “The inspiration behind Rachael and Amon’s wedding came from their combined personality traits. The whole day mirrored the type of people that they are. Rachael being a whimsical creative type and Amon being a sophisticated traditionalist type, they wanted a wedding that felt both formal and informal at the same time.”

The lovely bride used her background in graphic design to design the silk-screened poster-style invitations, the reception decor and the overall styling for the day. She used a loosely applied floral aesthetic to achieve a little bit of cohesion in the bridal party, and let the colour do the rest of the talking.

The charming reception was held at the Fitzroy Town Hall, which encompassed both a formal and informal vibe. The bridal party decorated the steps of the Town Hall in colourful streamers as guests arrived and greeted guests with the couple’s favourite cocktails – the French 75 and the Cadillac Margarita.

The inside of the hall was adorned with unstructured bouquets of wildflowers in jars designed by florist Emily Bourne, while colourful fruit and vegetables were laid out on the tables to mimic a Dutch still-life painting. Table numbers and candles were a quick DIY project that involved painting white numbers on jars and taping parchment paper around.

As for the food, the couple chose a delicious tapas menu created by Sorella Foods. The menu including some of the couples favourite dishes like meatballs, mac & cheese, and meredith dairy goats cheese. To save a bit on catering costs, the couple also asked family and friends to make an array of delicious deserts and cakes.

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Rachael and Amon Wedding Photos

Congratulations to the newlyweds and thank you for sharing your wedding photos and story with One Stylish Bride.

Rachael + Amon’s Style Guide

Photography: Oli Sansom Weddings / Ceremony: Good Shepherd Chapel / Reception: Fitzroy Town Hall / Invitation Designer: Dangerfork / Hair Stylist: Miss Gertrude’s Salon / Floral Designer: Flowers Vasette / Wedding Planning: Liz Van Voorhis / Wedding Dress: Manuell and Moore / Tuxedo & Mens Attire: Paul Smith + Ralph Lauren / Caterer: Whitehill Wine Company / Caterer: Sorella Foods / Thanks: Two Bright Lights

Hawaii Wedding {Caitlin + Jon} 09.12.2013

We have a beach wedding fetish, which this wedding totally indulges.

Caitlin and Jon are both from Southern California, but yearned for an intimate beach wedding. The blissfully loved-up couple made their dream a reality by booking a private residence on the north shore of Kauai, Hawaii to use as their reception venue. They also booked a private house overlooking Wainiha Bay for a week of wedding festivities with family and friends.

We’re infatuated with the bride’s breathtaking lace and beaded gown, which she had altered to fit her chic style. We’re also pretty keen on the bright green and pink wedding reception décor, which we think is so fun!

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Congratulations Caitlin and Jon and thank you for sharing your beautiful wedding photos with One Stylish Bride.

Caitlin + Jon’s Style Guide

Photographer: MickoPhoto / Jewellery: Vintage / Grooms Attire: J Crew / Brides Wedding Dress: Mary Me Boutique Orange, CA / Flowers: North Shore Buds + Blooms / Thanks: Two Bright Lights

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