The Festival Beach Bride – Styled Shoot

At the end of last Summer Kelly and Laura (Festival Brides Blog) organised the Summeriest of all bridal shoots. Right now I am looking through these beautiful and vibrant images and it just makes me feel soooo ready for the Summer… 

The set styling of the sand dunes was incredible, such beautiful colours to play with! Lots of peachy-coral, turquoise, lilac and pinks. The colours were perfectly complimented by the different dress designs. The first dress was a bespoke design from Wilden Bride the second was a boho maxi from Ell and Cee and the last was a sequin delight by Sarah Seven. (Note to self: DO NOT try on any of the above just before a very tall gorgeous model!)

The makeup and hair looks were always going to be push the traditional bridal boundaries. Perfect fo…

Claudia had quite curly hair but it needed to be ‘beached up’ a bit. I used a curling wand to create more defined waves as apposed to messy curls and then  used a surf spray to create texture.

The first of the two makeup looks was quite vibrant. I used lots of coral shades with a hint of red and metallic gold to create a ‘burnt orange’ eye shadow. I kept Claudia’s skin natural and dewy as her freckles looked so lovely – they needed to show, I used a coral blush to give a hint of sun kissed peachy skin. The sun was starting to set and we still needed to shoot the last Sarah Seven dress, so for the last look I was given 20 minutes to change makeup and get our lovely model back to the beach! No pressure… I kept her hair the same and maxed up the makeup! I applied loads of gold glitter around her eyes and also on her arms and hands. To give extra emphasis to her eyes I also carefully applied gold leaf along the crease. Looking back I wish I had used more (I could ALWAYS use more) but never mind, I think Claudia still rocked the look of a bridal sun goddess! 

Here are some of the beautiful images to help inspire you for your special day – Especially if you are a Festival Beach Bride!

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Credits:

Festival Brides

Photographer: Heline Bekker 

Bespoke Bridal Dress: Wilden Bride

Bridal Longewear: Ell and Cee

Bridal Dress: Sarah Seven

Model: Claudia @ M+P 

Hair and Makeup: Lucy Jayne

Flower Design: Frida and Sophia

Cake: Sylvias Kitchen

Wedding Stationary: Kate Ruth Romey

Wedding Stylist: Eagle Eyed Bride

 

Time to start planning your beach wedding!…. Lucy Jayne xx