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From Stylist Linn Peterson:
We wanted to create something different for this shoot. The styling portion took departure in a monochrome color palette. We were hoping to speak to the women who are looking for lifestyle, wedding or vow-renewal inspiration that doesn’t revolve around the traditional beautiful long gown look and dramatic outdoor scenery. Instead we aimed for a look that was a bit more edgy, but still conveyed a mature elegance, and shot in a studio environment, thus simplifying the narrative by subtracting any distractions from the design. By focusing on minimalistic design and combining this with silky fabrics and heavier knits like wool and cashmere, we sought to portray a confident woman, exuding class and sophistication. A woman who knows and loves who she is.

It’s always exciting to see how a styled photoshoot comes together. Often we don’t meet the model in person until the day of the shoot, and although flowers, hair and makeup, and clothes have thoughtfully been planned in advance by a team of talented individuals, you never know how they will all compliment each other until you see it together on set. When shooting film, that sense of nervous excitement is prolonged a little longer because you don’t see the finished product until your scans come back from the lab a few weeks later.

This time we were all very confident and happy with where the shoot was heading, while on set. Our team of hair and makeup artists perfected our vision. Kelly Lenard designed the florals, and we loved the dramatic interplay between the wildness of the centerpiece and bouquet and the beautiful simplicity of our leading lady. Hopefully some of you will see this and feel inspired too.

Photographer Kyle John Photography | Stylist Linn Petterson | Floral Design Kelly Lenard | Calligraphy Layers of Loveliness | Makeup Nika Vaughan | Hair Angelica Grace | Jewelry Mineralogy Design | Veil Mignonette Bridal | Model Caroline Albertelli | Wardrobe H&M and Zara

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Looking for something a little different for your wedding day? Read on to see how this lovely shoot came together to reveal just how beautifully how opposites attract.

From photographer Laura Murray:
We were inspired by the idea of finding a balance between the old and the new. The location, Cooper Lounge is nestled inside of Denver’s Union Station and combines vintage elements mixed with delicate touches of new. To add to the ambiance of Cooper Lounge, we chose a dress that was feminine, unexpected and had movement to showcase the architecture of the space.

The florals were soft, moody natural tones with contrasts of dark foliage for a perfect balance of femininity and masculinity. The paper goods combined both typography and calligraphy creating a feeling of modernity with textured paper to introduce a vintage elegance.

Photography Laura Murray Photography | Planning & Event Design  5280 Events  | Floral Design Siloh Floral  | Paper Spurlegul Studio | Venue Cooper Lounge at Union Station | Model Emma Furr with Wilhelmina Denver | Hair Jade Beauty | Makeup Amra Besirevic | Ring Trumpet and Horn | Dress Leanne Marshall  | Candles Creative Candles

From Event Designer Yvonne Xue:

We often appreciate nature while we are in deep woods or on mountain tops, but we lose that connection once we return to our busy lives. As we put this clean and slightly retro Japanese editorial together, we want to invite nature into our living space. It allows us to pause for a second and recognize the seasonal changes.

This editorial focuses on the beauty of simplicity and a vision of connecting nature with both the modern and traditional elements. The clean lines, neutral color palette, and delicate spring blooms are the focus of the shoot.  The freshly cut white orchid tree blossoms and the white quince take center stage of this editorial and are the representation of the beauty of the season. The sayuri sake poured into the soapstone sake set with white quince floating on top is where modernism meet the tradition elements and create harmony.

Together with the sleek hair style, the natural makeup with a touch of pink lips match perfectly with the simple dresses; it gives the viewer a sense of minimalism and modernism.  Lastly, the Japanese hand-calligraphed characters “??”written on traditional rice paper means a spring day; which highlights what this editorial is all about: a spring day in the living space.

Photography Jennifer Sosa | Event Design Yvonne Xue Design | Floral Designer Shop Gossamer | Dress Shop Gossamer | Hair and Makeup Jess Wilcox | Venue Shop Gossamer Studio | Cake Sarie Cakes | Model  Cenit Nadir

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