When we think of weddings, there are so many iconic moments that come to mind, both in real life and in the movies. Remember Carrie Bradshaw’s Vogue photoshoot wearing wedding dresses created by the world’s famous designers? Vogue’s very own editors were asked to share a favourite photo from their nuptials. Their contributions ran the gamut from recessing up the aisle and seeing a sea of smiling faces to a quiet exchange between newlyweds that was clandestinely snapped on an iPhone. Click through the slideshow to see the moments in time these Vogue editors will never forget.
Recently, my 2 beautiful friends got engaged! Both South African and with a love for the King Protea – South Africa’s national flower – I decided to create an invitation combining both the King Protea and their classic style. They celebrated their engagement in a beautiful garden, with delicious canapés and cocktails for days.
Me & You Look Book wishes them all the love in the world as they begin their life journey together!
One of the biggest wedding trends for 2016 is greenery and minimal blooms. Both rustic and glam weddings will be incorporating fresh green foliage, from aisle decorations to table garlands. The Silver Dollar Eucalyptus is an aromatic filler with a long vase life and is a perfect filler for any wedding bouquet, table centrepiece or flower arrangement.
Something old, something new, something blush, something blue! It certainly has a ring to it. We get all the feels from Rose Quartz and Serenity—Pantone’s Colours of the Year, an ethereal pale pink and grey blue dual-hue combination. The soft, watercolour pastels lend themselves perfectly to wedding inspiration. From super-soft paper details to delicate florals, uber-feminine fashion and sugary, angelic desserts, our hearts have been set aflutter by all the imagery.
Credits: Article by InStyle.com Myriam and Hunter photographed by Feather & Twine. The bride wore pink (by TwoBirds), and the groom wore blue.
Hello! It’s been a good couple of months since I last posted and it’s for an exciting reason as to why I’ve been so quiet… I GOT ENGAGED and of course been busy planning my wedding! My amazing fiancé Ross proposed to me on 11 January this year on a beautiful mountain lodge in Cape Town, South Africa called Kol Kol. It was the perfect unexpected proposal next to a beautiful dam in the mountains. And to top it off, he proposed to me with my dream ring designed by Ida Elsje of Situ Diamond Jewellers. You may have recognised this ring from a previous post a while back. It’s a beautiful 1 carat diamond set in resin so can be admired from every angle. More importantly, it’s a reminder of my fiancé’s love protected and captured in a bubble. Watch this space for more updates on my wedding planning…
Weddings are always more memorable where there are fun interactive areas – like a vintage floral photobooth. This is an easy DIY project using a wall-like structure, floral wallpaper, fresh blooms, glue and sticky tape. Tear the edges of the paper to create a layered effect, throw in a chair or two, and your guests will do the rest.
The seventh issue of one of my favourite magazines, Kinfolk was an ode to ice cream and a celebration of the spring season, focusing on those shared loves that bring us together: the enjoyment of food, friends, family and time spent in community whether around the table or out-of-doors.
“This issue is an ode to ice cream. Much of what we’d like to cover with Kinfolk is related to food, community and the social elements of entertaining, so naturally ice cream is an appropriate theme—few things are as successful at bringing us together. It makes us abandon our differences for the greater, sugary, creamy goodness that it is. We explore its origins, reminisce about ice cream affairs from when we were kids and experiment with recipes… Crack the spine, sit back and enjoy this round with a cone or bowl of something cold.” — Editor Nathan Williams
These floral scoop bouquets are a great idea to add more cheer to your melting moment!
Photographs by Parker Fitzgerald Styling by Amy Merrick Art Direction by Nathan Williams
Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde is a professional interior designer from the Basque Country (in Spain). He creates detailed floor plans based in famous TV shows and movies. This house-plan is of the apartment of Carrie Bradshaw from the TV show Sex And The City. (Not the movie). It’s an original hand drawn plan, in scale, coloured with colour pens with full detail of furniture and complements. The design is made accordingly to the “real” apartment respecting the spaces, proportions, furniture and objects present in the studio set. Some sets have changed throughout the various seasons and this floorplan is a mixture of them.
You can purchase Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde work at www.etsy.com/people/nikneuk