Anyone who has even been to Oregon knows the sheer beauty that is found everywhere. Portland is a beautiful city with an amazing history, and its incredible architecture stands testament. I fell in love with the Manor House and Estate Gardens at Lewis & Clark College; it’s stone stairways, carved fountains, and of course the incredible views of beautiful Mt. Hood in the background.

With this editorial, I aimed to capture that impeccable elegance of turn of the century Portland. Invitations addressed in gold calligraphy on soft cotton paper. A bride in her grandmothers diamonds, walking barefoot by candle light through her families gardens. The intimate dinner table set at the foot of a carved stone fountain. A couple walking together up the stairs after dinner, sipping on champagne before they slip into their honeymoon suite.

Design, Concept and Styling:  Joy de Vivre Event Design Boutique | Photography: Erich McVey | Location: Lewis & Clark College | Vintage Rentals: Classic Vintage Rentals | Hair & Makeup:  Brooke Morse | Florals: Kae and Ales | Stationary: Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls | Dress: Nearly Newlywed | Tux: Mr Formals | Female Model: Thalia Kell | Male Model: John Beck

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Comments (11)

Joey | Reply

Erich! THis is one of my ALL TIME FAVORITES from you Sir! The photography not only LOOKs organic, but feels organic. Beautiful atmosphere mingled with fine art! THANK YOU ONCE WED! You have really been a total inspiration to the wedding world, thank you thank you thank you!

Joy de Vivre Event Design Boutique | Reply

Thank you so so much for the feature. I loved everything about this editorial and the incredible team that helped bring it to life!!!

jacklyn | Reply

YASSSS! knew it was joy’s styling as soon as i saw the first picture

Kelly Oshiro | Reply

So pretty Joy!!!!

Alex | Reply

WOW! This is so stunning. LOVE LOVE LOVE The vibe, and all the vendors really did amazing work. I love the look of mid-century inspired wedding, and I love when couples incorporate vintage rentals and elements like this. We recently worked on a cool wedding with Yeah! Rentals midcentury rentals, check it out here! http://wp.me/p3ka3C-1iS

Gillian | Reply

Wow I absolutely love this dress, does anyone know the designer?!

Joy de Vivre | Reply

Gillian, the dress is called Swan Lake by incredibly talented Austrailian designer Paolo Sebastian. It is truly a dream.

Laura Diamond Bridal Gallery | Reply

So beautiful!! Loved the classic details and accents throughout.

Westside Photo Booths | Reply

This location is amazing!

For Like Ever NY | Reply

We love those earrings! Do you know the designer? Beautiful work :)

Annika | Reply

Absolutely gorgeous!!! I would love to know who the designer of this stunning wedding gown is. Any information would be much appreciated. Thanks you

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