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Love in the Time Of…Vintage Styled Wedding Shoot for Wed Devon Magazine

Way back some 16 months ago when my little boy was a mere 2 weeks old, I rocked up to the incredible Pickwell Manor near Croyde and put my stylist head on for the day (no easy feat with husband and newborn in tow!) to work with a wonderful team of South West suppliers, creating an ‘era’s' shoot to grace the pages of Wed Devon Magazine.  It was photographer Lucy Shergold’s vision to create a shoot where we published the images entirely in black and white - directly influenced by the iconic images of John French – the strong poses reflecting the confidence of today’s modern bride with the feminine glamour of a bygone age…

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Vintage inspired weddings are enormously popular with many brides today and it’s easy to see why; they are beautiful, elegant and impeccably detailed, but it was also important to us that we encouraged Bride’s to have the confidence to show elements of who they are – now. That you can create a wedding style that pays homage to the past in a very modern way.

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Wedding dress designers Belle and Bunty and Caroline Fricker Couture (featured above) create gowns inspired by the golden age, represent your chosen era with a contemporary edge.

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Wedding film maker Pete Cox captured the shoot for us beautifully…

LOVE IN THE TIME OF… from Pete Cox on Vimeo.

Models: Sophie Hellyer & Licha Parkhouse. Vendors : Venue, Pickwell Manor // Photographer, Lucy Shergold Photography // Hair, Claire Mathers Creative Wedding Hair // Make Up, Eve Ashby // Styling by Boho Bride // Dresses, Caroline Fricker Couture, Belle and Bunty via The Wedding Company // Accessories, Flo and Percy, Holly Young Hats and The Couture Veil // Jewellery, Kye Tew at The Ivory Secret. The shoot was styled for a feature in Wed Devon Magazine.

Are you a vintage wedding style lover? Would you pay ‘homage’ or do your best to truly emulate the era? I’d love to hear your thoughts…

Love Sarah xx

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