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Colour Inspiration For A Dark & Moody Wedding

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It’s all about moody wedding inspiration this week, so we thought we would cap it all off with colour inspiration for a dark and moody wedding.

What I love most about this style is the wow factor that comes into play when you combine deep and lush shades like blacks, charcoals, indigos and navy with something unexpected – sweet, soft peach, vibrant teals, mauves and pinks.

Metallics are always the most gorgeous finishing touch with these colours – gold flatware, brass candlesticks, copper rimmed glassware – they each add a little touch of modern glam and warm the tones up even more.

Keep reading for some of our favourite colour palette inspiration.

Black, Gold Peach & Burgundy

Photo by Shoshana Kruger Photography  Styling by Pop Up Planning Flowers by Plumm Wood from  Modern Warehouse Engagement Party with Moody Florals

 

Indigo, Peach & Pink

Photo by Silk Truffle Photography Styling & Flowers by Chanele Rose Flowers & Styling  from Moody Seaside Wedding Inspiration

Black, Raspberry & Gold

Photo by Just For Love Photography & Film with cake by Cake Alchemy via Black Botanicals Wedding Inspiration

Marsala, Teal and Mauve

Photo by Peppermint Photography with stationery by Lindqvist Ink via Moody Garden Wedding Inspiration

Eggplant, Black & Deep Red

Photo by White Ash Photography Styling by Woods & Bloom via Celestial Industrial Wedding Ideas With Candelight

Black, Charcoal & Gold

Photo by Peppermint Photography  with cake by BVKED via Decadent & Alluring Seaside Wedding Inspiration

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Friday Roundup

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Photo by Stephanie Scott via Meet Mr Day – Luxury Men’s Accessories

Happy Friday Dotties! As always, it has been a big week around these parts. A number of big projects I have been working on for months and months (one over a year!) came to life this week and as I write this, I realise that in between the post-launch feedback and housekeeping – I haven’t celebrated! Bubbles are in store this weekend!

Mind you, bubbles are always in store when I check out what has been happening on the specialty blogs- pour yourself a glass and join me as we wrap it up!

 

Chatting country weddings with Donna Hescott of Sylvan Glen Country Estate

Laura shares her post wedding Inspired Words

Meet Mr Day, the new name in Luxury Men’s Accessories

Festival Vibe – Where To Celebrate Your Love In May

Behind The Scenes – Creating A Wedding Arch For The DIY Bride

Missing Summer? Whip up Peter Rowland Catering’s Ginger Grapefruit Fizz

On Love And Marriage – Denise And Barry take a look back at their wedding many moons ago

Robyn Pattison CMC shares her Most Important Tool Of The Trade

Stepping back with Enzo‘s Inspired Memories

The Polka Dot Travel Lounge With The Common Wanderer

Captured Memories. The wedding film of Felicia and Jason

Hostco is celebrating the forthcoming Spring wedding season- offering up their premium wedding package for just $99 per person if booked by 31 July, to hold between September to November 2017. With the incredible University of Sydney as their playground, it’s worth a look if you are planning a warmer weather wedding! See more here.

Get set for a month of wedding events – from Unveiled: The Event, ACT to One Fine Day Perth Check out the events (and submit your own!) on our events calendar.

Have you joined us over at Aisle Society– think curated wedding inspiration every single day. Build your own society, follow your favourite vendors, your favourite colours- even your favourite details all in one place! Click here to meet us at the aisle!

This week’s gorgeous film by Morelife Media, the wedding of Ashleigh and Kye started with laughter and was filled with the most beautiful honest moments. A wedding film that captures the joy and life of the party.

Pastel Coastal Vibes Wedding Inspiration

by | Bride, Inspiration Shoot, Styling, Wedding Inspiration

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The gorgeous combination of grey with blush pink set the scene for this pastel coastal vibes wedding inspiration shoot.

With a dream team of photographer Kerri Mackintosh, stylist Heart Strings Hire + Style , floral designer Plumm Wood, cake designer The Cake & I, and stationer Paper Fusion this shoot captured everything about the softness of the water and the fresh air.

Our couple were models Jake & Lena, with Lena dressed in a stunning gown by Harriette Gordon with hair and makeup by Kayla Marshall Wedding Hair and  The Blushing Bride Perth completing the look.

Neutral white washed tables and chairs set the scene on the riverside setup with taupe linens complementing the neutrality of grey with pops of blush weaving its way throughout the floral arrangements that were matched with greenery and driftwood. The finishing touch of translucent stationery giving the setup a chic, modern style.

 
 

Photographer: Kerri Mackintosh / Styling: Heart Strings Hire + Style / Flowers: Plumm Wood / Wedding Cake: The Cake & I / Bride's Dress: Harriette Gordon / Makeup Artist: The Blushing Bride Perth / Hairstylist: Kayla Marshall / Invitations & Stationery: Paper Fusion / Models: Jake & Lena

The Looks We Loved From Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week 2017

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Trend-spotting at Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week is a feast of contrasts. We saw everything from the re-emergence of boho, feathers galore, high-rise Victorian necklines and no less than three different collections inspired by the architecture of New York. The choice can be overwhelming. So we’ve edited the very best from the fashion runways into this handy guide. Here are the wedding outfits we loved at BBFW 2017 (we hope you find something to love too!)

1. Capes

We don’t know whether to thank Gwyneth or blame her. Ever since Ms Paltrow stepped out at the Oscars five years ago in her iconic Tom Ford white caped gown we’ve been hooked. Here’s hoping a swishy cape is the only dramatic thing present on your big day.

L-R: Galia Lahav, Isabel Zapardiez, Jordi Dalmau, Marylise and Rembo Styling, Pronovias, Sophie et Voila, St. Patrick, Christina Tamborero  

2. 3D Flowers

Florals take on a whole new dimension for the 2018 wedding season. Whether laser-cut, applique or hand-sculpted, 3D flowers were detailing dresses all over the Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week runways.

L-R: Angel Sanchez, Carla Ruiz, Marco y Maria, Demetrios

3. Pants

Some of us just aren’t the type to frock up. If Emmas Stone and Watson and Tilda Swinton can make pants work on the red carpet, you can make it work on your wedding day. Thankfully plenty of designers included fancy pants in their collections. The below looks prove you can be comfortable and still feel extra special on the day.

L-R: Carla Ruiz, Cymbeline, Isabel Zapardiez, Marylise and Rembo Styling

4. Black Wedding Dresses

Whether you’re secretly (or not so secretly) a goth girl at heart, want something different or simply love the elegance of all things noir, these black dresses may be your perfect wedding look. We think black wedding gowns are best deployed at night, but you’re obviously a rule breaker so don’t heed us too much attention.

L-R: Angel Sanchez, Carla Ruiz, Cymbeline, Isabel Sanchis

5. Coloured Wedding Dresses

Red, yellow, purple, patterns. When coloured wedding dresses look this gorgeous, there’s really no need to consider white at all.

L-R: Matilde Cano, Isabel Zapardiez, Cabotine, Carla Ruiz

6. Long Sleeves

For the longest time, it seemed as if the reign of the strapless dress would never end. Yet fashion-forward brides-to-be have come to realise that you can have so much more fun with voluminous, edgy or attention-grabbing sleeves!

L-R: Angel Sanchez, Morilee Madeleine Gardner, Rosa Clara, Sophie et Voila

7. Metallic

You don’t have to be dripping in gold to add sheen to your wedding day look. Add a smattering of celestial glitter here, a sprinkling of heavy metal sparkle there and you’ll be sure to shine bright.

L-R: Angel Sanchez, Isabel Sanchis, Jesus Peiro, Marco y Maria 

8. Sheer Wedding Dresses

Go sheer on your wedding day with caution. For practical – as opposed to prudish – reasons, you want to be able to move and sit (and hug your nan) without risking going to peek-a-boo. Here are the designers we think are doing the sheer trend right.

L-R: Pronovias, Marco y Maria, Cymbeline, St. Patrick

9. Breath-taking Backs

Make as much of an impact leaving the room as you do walking down the aisle. Simple gowns with heavily embellished or artistically constructed backs turned our heads at Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week.

L-R: Jesus Peiro, Rosa Clara, Galia Lahav, Pronovias

10. The Ballgowns

Sometimes only a proper, regal dress will do. Forget “princess dress”, we’re aiming higher! Here are the best, big and beautiful ball gowns we saw on the runways.

L-R: Cristina Tamborero, Cymbeline, Demetrios, Isabel Zapardiez, Jesus Peiro, Morilee Madeleine Gardner, Pronovias, St. Patrick

Photography by Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week.

Ms Fleur De Lys travelled to Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week courtesy of Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week Week and Pronovias.