Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A gorgeously styled wedding shoot can inspire us to no end. And with venue/event design from Pineola Farms and photography by Dannielle of Elle Puckett Photography, we knew we were in for a special treat! But this styled wedding shoot, with its elegant 1920’s aesthetic and heaps of Southern charm, completely exceeded even our highest hopes of wedding inspiration. We loved seeing how our drop-waist lace wedding gown created a vintage-inspired bridal look that fit in seamlessly with the vision of the shoot. With spot on 1920’s trends and a modern approach to vintage, a classic Art Deco color palette and stunning florals, this is quite simply a styled shoot we could gaze at all day long. Hear Dannielle explain all of the beautiful details that went into the perfectly charming shoot.

Three southern ladies all sat down together to discuss an idea for a styled-shoot and all three had brought notes that led to the same idea “a hint of 1920's inspiration for today's southern bride”. We wanted to create something unique but it was also important to us that it be something achievable and affordable.

We had researched 1920's wedding trends and made notes of the things we loved the most including ribbons hanging from bouquets, mercury glass, crystal, art deco design, fringed lamp shades, and handkerchief hemlines.

We began to set the scene with a vintage saxophone and an old piano that someone wanted to throw out. We chose a color palette of gold, silver, white and black. Then we added the southern touches!  The floral arrangements and bride’s bouquet were made from flowers that most any southern girl would have in her backyard.  Two garden statues and a magnolia tree served as the altar and a vintage bottle of Southern Comfort sat upon the piano.

Our bride wore a lace, drop-waist, handkerchief-hemline gown from Ruche.  For hair, we went with a sophisticated 1920’s up-do adorned with lace hair pins and covered with a timeless veil by Violet Bells. Finally, her look was modernized by a pair of t-strap rhinestone-embellished Gianni Bini heels.

There are some more surprises and the shoot even goes into the evening. I think it looks like a speakeasy once the sun goes down!

-- Dannielle

As seen on Trendy Bride, Sweet Violet Bride and Hey Wedding Lady.

Venue + Floral design + event styling: Pineola Farms , Photography: Elle Puckett Photographer, Cake + Chocolates: LisaMae Cakes, Lighting: Kevin Nichols, DKH Entertainment, Makeup: Brooke Wood Makeup Artistry, Hair: Sheila Aycock of Serenity Salon and Spa, Wedding dress: Ruche, Veil + Hairpiece + hair pins: Violet Bells, Purse + Fan: Vintage Bling, Earrings: Charming Charlie, Rings: Dennis Herbert, Herbert Jewelers, Fort Valley, GA, Stationary: Jessica Clark with ECRU Stationery & Design, Charm: J Muncaster Designs, Atlanta, GA

xo,
Ruche

Do you have a styled shoot or wedding photos you'd like to share? We’d love to see them! For your chance to join our Blogger Family and become featured on our blog, send your photos to blog@shopruche.com. Don't forget to browse our bridal Pinterest account for even more wedding inspiration too!


  • these are AMAZING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted on September 25, 2013

  • Thank you so much for featuring our styled shoot on your blog. Your dress was the perfect look to complete our 1920's theme.

    Posted on September 25, 2013

  • We loved this shoot! So many beautiful details. Great inspiration for the vintage inspired bride. Thanks for the as seen on credit.

    Posted on September 29, 2013

  • Love it!!!

    Posted on September 30, 2013

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