We LOVE a quirky wedding here at UW- we spend lots of our time writing about them and promoting them! We see alternative ‘trends’ come and go and meet lots of couples looking for something different. A phrase we hear a lot is “Nothing pink and fluffy”, And we get it! The idea is to stray from tradition. But what if ‘pink and fluffy’ could also be ‘powerful and quirky’? I love this whimsical wedding shoot because its feminine and classy, but also kooky and inventive. Creating an alternative look can still include frills & pastels!
This whimsical wedding is the brainchild of Victoria Taylor MUA & Marina Cox Hair. Photographed by Laura Beresford, the concept behind this shoot came from an admiration of Marie Antionette. Creating a vintage tea party, the team gave a vintage concept a modern interpretation.
How to achieve this look
whimsical brides- Unique Wedding Dresses
These three brides are show stopping! I love these unique wedding dresses and boots by After Elizabeth. The pastel colours are a magical way to bring a quirky touch to a classic bridal look. They’re rocking Georgian inspired updos by Marina Cox, with illuminating makeup by Victoria Taylor MUA. Sash & Veil provided some badass accessories for this whimsical wedding, including this awesome boat headpiece!
A dreamy Vintage Tea party
The Minories in Colchester was the perfect location for this whimsical wedding shoot. It’s a Tudor building with the folly in the garden dating back to the 1700s. Hire My Décor added some magic by hanging a chandelier and bringing the area to life. The extravagant floral displays by C Taylor’s Floristry make the whole scene look dreamy and indulgent. The pastel table display is embellished with gold accessories and stunning cakes by RT Cakes. The backdrop of trees makes it all look so picturesque- like the perfect vintage tea party!
The fabulous team behind this whimsical wedding
Venue: The Minories, Colchester
Photographer: Laura Beresford
Dresses & Boots: After Elizabeth
Accessories & Bird Cage Veil: Sash & Veil
Hair: Marina Cox
Makeup: Victoria Taylor
Wedding Cake: RT Cakes
Flowers: C Taylor’s Floristry
Furniture: Hire My Décor
Love this look? Pin it!
Over on the blog - more unique wedding ideas
This awesome couple are adding some colour to these grey November days! Natasha and Chris’ Rainbow DIY Wedding was full of love, personal touches and creativity. Read on for Natasha’s inspirations behind her fun filled wedding day, and some fabulous photos by Stephanie Butt! Rainbow DIY Wedding- Kitchen Party! Our
We were sent in this quirky rainbow wedding shoot by Matt Glover Photography, and it instantly made us smile! These photos capture so much fun and love, and we ADORE a splash of colour. If you’re considering a fun and colourful wedding, you’re in the right place! https://vimeo.com/333545896 How to
A picnic, a puppy, and a frick tonne of colour… Sounds like a dream wedding, right? This colourful forest wedding is truly badass. Captured by UW Member Kirsty Rockett Photography, this shoot features an awesome real couple and some killer wedding suppliers. Look no further for your bright and bold
It’s that time of year where we look back at what’s happened in 2020 and our top alternative wedding blogs! There are always a few surprises in there! And a few you kinda knew would be up there! It always takes us a little time to choose the one photo
Hello, unconventional lovelies! We have some magic for you today, in the form of some badass individual wedding inspiration! This shoot combines romance, rainbow and rock n roll into something totally unique! Lea of Leuska Design is the brain behind this shoot, wanting to create something to push boundaries and
The ombré wedding dress trend has been one of our favourites this year. Spicing up a bridal look with a splash of colour is always up our street! This rainbow ombré wedding shoot is simply stunning, planned by Lets Bee Together and sent into us by Sunkissed Ceremonies. It’s bright