Golden gatsby wedding

Big hair, petit body and a huge voice - We are bringing Diva back!

Imagine a filled 1920's jazz club... Mahagoni furniture with velvet cushions and brass details. Champagne towers are filled in the sparkling light of the women's jewellery and huge chandeliers. Couples are dancing everywhere and a smooth jazz rhythm controls the mood of the room, accompanied by an amazingly alluring vocal!  

Now this is vintage!  

Many couples dream about the perfect vintage wedding, and while the location can be quite easy to find and decorate, the music can be more difficult. Yes bands playing jazz, blues, soul ect. are easy to find, but the authentic diva-artist is a rare species! 

But we have found her. Gorgeous as few and with a voice like no one else, Joanita is the talk of the town!

Joanita was born in 1982 and has roots in Uganda and a Christian background. She specializes in Gospel and Soul, but her versitility is astounding. In person she is sweet and humble, but when she enters the stage, she tranforms into a pleasingly perfect vintage diva! 

She truly shines through and would make any vintage wedding a straight home run! 

So lean back and enjoy the pictures below. Also visit her website for a video of her performans, but bare in mind, that you will be blown away 😘 

Have a nice one 🙏🏻 

XoXo

 

 

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Naeem Khan did it

The aftershock of the New York Bridal Fashion Week is beginning to fade, and what remains is our astonishment of the creativity and out of the box thinking which was presented to us by designer Naeem Khan. This has caused us to name him he uncrowned king of the NY Bridal Fashion Week 2016! 

His Indian roots may be the reason why he questions the classic white wedding dress. He plays with colors, materials and shapes in his creations, and this year he did it spot on. 

Here are some of our favorite Naeem Khan creations showed on the runway this spring.  

Enjoy

 

 

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Slør

Veils are still the most common headpiece of modern day brides, even though many brides have preferred flowers or maybe just a piece of jewellery as their hair accessorie.  The veils have been short and minimalistic without a lot of lace, and without it covering the face of the bride.

Minimalism in general is on its way out. The demand for more modest veils with a historical design touch is increasing.  Floor length veils with a lot of details and lace are high in demand. Covering the bride’s body and face gives her look an aspect of virginity and modesty that many brides pine for.

The antique bride of the late 19.century and the early 20.century is the main inspirational factor for bridal couture at the moment. This time also marks the beginning of the bridal fashion as we know it today. Until the middle of the 19.century white gowns and veils was not the normal equipment for a bride.  

Vails have been spotted throughout history on Greek goddesses and later nuns. Young women for the nobility wore veils as a sign of their virginity, but for the lower classes veils and headwear in general was a sing on a womens married position. Unmarried women had loose hair and no headwear.

When the bourgeoisie started using the veil as the bridal accessorie in the middle of the 19.century it was to show the modesty and virginity of the bride. Earlier the bride had worn a “bridal crown” made of flowers, with loose hair. 

The tradition of cutting up the veil symbolizes that the bride is no longer in title to wear a veil. Back in the days the veil was torn apart and exchanges by the heaswear of a married women. The unmarried women of the wedding are to receive good luck, if they get a piece of the veil to take home.

Still today many veils are suffering the destiny of being cut up by eager bridesmaids. Therefore many brides buys two veils, and changes to a cheap one just before the wedding dance.

We have gathered some of our favorite veils of the time. Many of them represent the more old fashion and antique look discussed above.   

   

 

Rainbowclub

Rainbowclub

Elie Saab

Elie Saab

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Brudekjolen  

Brudekjolen  

Reem Acra  

Reem Acra  

Design by Kristensen  

Design by Kristensen  

Jesus Peiro  

Jesus Peiro  

Hochzeitguide  

Hochzeitguide  

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Jaton couture  

Jaton couture  

The world of "more is more" invitations

Whether one will admit it or not, the invitations we choose tell a lot about us and the wedding we want to have. Not only because it informs the addressee about the venue, the church, time and date and if chosen the dress code of the wedding. On an additional page it can be a good idea to present the toastmaster, the gift registerer and the wedding planner. If the wedding has a webpage it should be mentioned there as well, and so should information about nearby hotels and overnight stay opportunities.

The design of the invitation is more important than one should think. It tells a great deal about what the guests should be expecting of the wedding. The design can be fun, ironic, romantic, graphic, industrialistic, classic, historical or maybe a mix. Of course you must choose the invitation you like the most, but bare in mind the signal the invitation sends about the wedding and try to make the two work together. If you are sending out save the day cards, then make them the same design as the invitations to secure a common thread.

For the last couple of years, invitations has been very minimalistic and pure styled. We have not seen a lot of colors, flowers or blondes, but I think we are up for a change. We will of course still see a lot of minimalism, but people are becoming more courageous and want the romance back. The less is more movement is on a retreat both in flower arrangements, dresses and in invitations. Below I have gathered some "more is more" invitation design.

Enjoy the flowers and have a happy easter.

 

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Photo credit: The postmans knock

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Photo credit: La Paraphernalia

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Photo Credit: Marryme2u

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Photo Credit. Fast Printing

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Photo Credit: Aleksa_ch

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Photo Credit: Digital art dk

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Photo Credit: By.Invitation.Only

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Photo Credit: By.Invitation.Only

Still stunned...

It has been two weeks since we had the pleasure of hosting Nurit Hens wedding dress trunk show, and still today we cannot get past the amount of beauty that hit us that day. Therefore we feel the need to share some beauty with you, so we have gathered a top 10 of our favourite Nurit Hen wedding dresses.

The versitility and quality of these couture dresses speak for itself 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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For more exclusive couture dresses gow to www.nurit-hen.com

Golden Gatsby Wedding

I just stumbled over this beautiful Blog and a photoshoot from our wonderful castle - Næsbyholm 

I am absolutly in love with the theme  GOLDEN GATSBY WEDDING and hope to do a real wedding with this theme some day..

I have attached some of the pictures from Cecilia's Blog and hope to inspire some new brides 

Get more inspiration here on Celilias Blog 

Photo Credit: Tine Hvolby www.bryllupsphoto.dk