THE SPRING STYLE TRIBE
Yay! I’m so thrilled today I finally get to share our latest editorial with you (this is no April Fool’s!).
If you’re looking for inspiration for your big day that’s bright, fun, colourful and totally on-trend yet still SUPER pretty, then I think you might just love what we’ve come up with this time! I wanted to move away from the typical soft spring pastels to create a wedding style guide with punch, filled with geometric wedding inspiration and tribal details, and our team of incredible contributors brought it to life! As ever it was a joy to work with photographer Anneli Marinovich to capture all the pretty!
The fresh, earthy tones of Pantone’s Spring colour palette for 2015 inspired a modern geometric theme with a tribal twist – combining pattern, structure and texture. If Spring is about celebrating what’s fresh & new then this is it! We picked Toasted Almond, Custard and Marsala as our base palette and added brighter shades of Tangerine, Lucite Green and Strawberry Ice proving you don’t have to stick to the traditional two or three-colour palette! Mix it up with neutral shades and pops of colour to make your colours really sing!
Dresses from Luella’s Boudoir and Maids to Measure‘s new collections combine modern styles with a boho, tribal twist and were accessorized with geometric details – chunky gold rings and cuffs with long chains and beaded necklaces. We love this super easy way to update your bridal style!
Tori and Jo worked their magic with tribal-inspired hair & makeup, mixing up boho twists and braids with bouncy bold waves. We started the makeup in pale earthy tones adding a springtime freshness to their looks, before adding tribal details around the eye for an alternative take on the evening look.
Eagle Eyed Bride created a range of stunning papergoods, with two incredible backdrops – one Aztec-inspired, and one geometric backdrop using washi tape (check back for the DIY soon!), which was so easy and effective in creating a personality in the otherwise blank-canvas space we shot in at the Louise Blouin Foundation.
Blue Sky Flowers smashed the floral design yet again, mixing asymmetric modern designs with texture and pretty using roses, ranunculas for softness, succulents for structure, and mixed foliage and grasses for texture and movement in both the table centre and bouquets.
With pale custard linen from Table to Dine For providing a fresh alternative to white, and a geometric printed table runner by Eagle Eyed Bride coordinating with pyramid shaped seating cards, table numbers and seating chart, the table design brings the whole look together.
Prezola provided the colourful crockery, cutlery and glassware which plays on the geometric theme, adds colour and is a lovely way to do something different on your tables! I found a range of gold candlesticks and made gold and copper dipped dinner candles to add a touch of luxe (DIY coming soon!).
For a fun and contemporary display the cakes sit atop geometric cubes from West Elm and tall clear perspex plinths. The three incredible geometric inspired designs by Olofson Design, picked up on the colours and patterns in the stationery and backdrops. Quite literally the icing on the cake!
We’d love to hear what you think of our latest style guide! Are you inspired to use geometrics, pep up your makeup with a punch of marsala, or pick a dress with a hint of tribal style? Leave us a comment!
- Photography: Anneli Marinovich
- Styling: Louise Beukes Styling
- Florist: Blue Sky Flowers
- Wedding Dresses & Shoes: Luella's Boudoir
- Bridesmaids Dresses: Maids to Measure
- Accessories & Jewellery: Accessorize
- Hair & Makeup: Tori Harris
- Hair & Makeup: Jo at Hair & Makeup Atelier
- Stationery & Backdrops: Eagle Eyed Bride
- Cakes: Olofson Design
- Marshmallows: Anges de Sucres
- Crockery, Glassware & Cutlery: Prezola
- Gold Tableware: H&M Home
- Geometric Cube (used as cake stand): West Elm
- Linen: Table to Dine For
- Venue: Louise Blouin Foundatoin, 3 Olaf Street