As Seen on Strictly Weddings | Red and Gold Winter Wedding Ideas Inspired by Old Russia
I'm always excited when Angie Brandon of La Candella Weddings invites me to be a part of a styled shoot she's planning! Her photography is always beautiful, dramatic, and imaginative. The photo shoot I'm sharing today is no exception.
Inspired by Russia, the images feature a bride wearing looks evocative of Russian court dress during the reign of the Czars, as well as Lara from Dr. Zhivago. The couture headpieces and accessories were created by Cosmik Souls Jewelry and Kata Banko Couture, and the model wears an Edera "Liliane" necklace and earring set.
The faded grandeur of an abandoned mansion provided the backdrop for a rich color palette of saturated reds, greens, golds, and pinks. Matroyshka dolls, bright folk embroidery, gilt candelabras, and a real Siberian Husky complete this ode to Russian culture.
This shoot was originally featured on Strictly Weddings.
Photographer: La Candella Weddings | Event Design: Sweet Details by Amanda | Florist: Bella Fiore Designs | Hair: Kristen Peckich, La Pomponnee Salon & Spa | Makeup: Mandy Boccardi | Gowns: Ceremony Gown by Cocoe Voci and Reception Gown by Romantic Threads | Hair Accessories: Kata Banko Couture, Sparrow Station, and Cosmik Souls Handcrafted Jewelry | Jewelry: Edera Jewelry, Everistta, Cosmik Souls Handcrafted Jewelry, Neverending Designs, Cloe Noel Designs | Stationery: Veronica Preston Design | Cake: Chatty Cupcakes | Vintage Rental: Vintage Alley | Bridal Portrait: Jamie Lewis Artistry | Model: April Gildea