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Refined Bridal Fashion Inspiration in Russia

















A well-designed event always takes into consideration the venue in which it is held. The 18th century Russian manor that served as the backdrop for this bridal session became the perfect inspiration for a refined bride, with an aristocratic air. A simple gown was paired with a sophisticated cathedral length veil, and the look completed by an antique-inspired crown. The bridal bouquet features the most delicately hued apricot ranunculus, which perfectly fit with the historic pink walls.

Read on for more from the photographer, Olga Plakitinia:
“We were inspired by the amazing place – an old Russian manor of the XVIII century. At the time, the estate belonged to the family Trubetskoy – an old Russian aristocracy. Many famous visitors came to the manor including the Catherine the Great, and Lev Tolstoy’s parents were married here!

This wonderful place is located in Moscow in the depths of an ecological park. The estate has preserved the interior of the Pink Hall in the spirit of mature classicism with columns, fretwork, and frescoes. You can almost hear the wafting sounds of an old piano and the laughter of young maidens. What a romantic time it must have been.”

Photographer: Olga Plakitina | Concept, Planning, & Floral Design: Dreams & Honey | Hair & Makeup: Anastasya Tagunova | Dress Designer: Vesssna | Headpiece: NCh | Antique Rentals: Bonrenom | Silk Ribbons: Fern’s Fairytale | Model: Victoria Dymma
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