The 1970's evokes so many iconic images in our thoughts and memories, even for a 90's child like myself. The music, the fashion, the distinct patterns and colours that shook the world for a decade, have always fascinated me throughout my life and have been a heavy influence for my art and personal style as long as I can remember.
So what better way to celebrate all that awesomeness than by bringing it all back to life with a styled shoot?! Last Saturday I gathered together a whopping 12 incredible wedding suppliers at Pimhill Barn, who I knew could help bring this vision to life. Not only did they deliver, but they made the whole experience better than I ever imagined!
We set the scene of a 1970's tea party using the browns, bright oranges and clashing reds, all pulled together using matching crockery, stationary, and cake. For the two 'brides' we created two distinct looks. The first a slightly elfin, folklore style with a fabulous floaty chiffon gown, flower headpiece, wild bouquet and soft make-up. The second was inspired by the iconic women of the time like Bianca Jagger and Cher, using heavier make up to dramatise the eyes, statement brow band, and stunning lace dress detail.
...and the Ford Capri? Well, that was just for fun!
I hope you enjoy looking at these images as much as we enjoyed creating them. My biggest and most sincere thanks to the marvellous team who brought it all together to perfectly.
Sophie Kerr Photography - Project Organiser and Photographer
Bridal Reloved Rowton - Dresses
Julieann Bird Designs - Jewellery and Headpeices
Dolly Rockers Beauty - Make Up Artist
Hair at the Coach House - Hairdressing
Julie Nicholas Florist (assisted by Rachel Collinson) - Bouquets, flower crown, and flower ring.
The Sugar Cart - Cake
Street Party Vintage - Tablewear and Crockery
Evelyn and Elliot - Stationary
Elise Lynn - Model
Ella Ruth Copperthwaite - Model
Birgitta Zoutman Wedding and Lifestyle Photography - Behind the scenes stills photography
Harry Fisher Film and Photography - Video
Bryn Jones firstname.lastname@example.org- Ford Capri
Pimhill Barn at Lea Hall - Venue
If you fell in love with anything you saw here, please go and show those suppliers some love...
...or simply release your inner flower child and run naked round the garden.