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Catching Dreams: A Free-Spirited Wedding Shoot with Southwestern Flair
Photos By Mackensey Alexander
By L. K. on May 12, 2014 at 5:00 am in Bohemian
The talented stylists behind Ivory & Beau—a non-traditional bridal boutique that offers wedding planning services in addition to a carefully curated selection of handpicked gowns and one-of-a-kind accessories—is back on Swooned with a beautiful bohemian-flavored shoot photographed by Mackensey Alexander.“We wanted to bring some folksy Southwestern style to the marshlands of Savannah, Georgia,” says Adrienna McDermott, Ivory & Beau’s co-founder.
Starting with a simultaneously bright and muted palette derived from the colors of desert cacti, the team designed an earthy setting with rustic Southwestern touches. Strung from bare branches, handmade decorative dreamcatchers formed a unique ceremony backdrop, and flint arrowheads were used as accents throughout. Thrive Catering, which focuses on innovative, sustainable cuisine, put a twist on traditional Southwestern fare with menu items like chilled avocado soup shots, chili-dusted corn on the cob, and calabaza empanadas garnished with star fruit. Prints of a vibrant abstract landscape painting by local artist Melissa Hagerty served as placemats.
Sharing is Happiness
Photography > Mackensey Alexander
Event Design and Planning > Ivory and Beau
Recipe development and food styling > Thrive A carry out cafe
Styling > Ivory and Beau
Location > Old Dairy Farm
Flowers > Urban Poppy
Catering > Thrive
Cakes > Thrive
Officiant > Woody Melton
Ceremony Music > Randy Cuba
Bride’s Dress > Sarah Seven
Hair > Dollface by Jules
Makeup > Dollface by Jules
Charger plates > Pier 1 Imports
Necklace > World Market
Other Vendors > Melissa Hagerty
Models > Chloe Cryan and Luke Nelson
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What's Being Said
Sara, May 12, 2014 at 2:16 pm
Such a great shoot! So much free-spirited goodness here.
Krisstin | On the Go Bride, May 12, 2014 at 10:35 am
I am in love with her bouquet and her hairstyle! Gorgeous.
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