Category Archives: Styled Photo Shoots

Over The Rainbow: Editorial for Rock n Roll Bride Magazine

As issue 14 is now on sale, I thought today I would share some of the bonus photos from our issue 13 rainbow bride fashion editorial. I love putting these shoots together with my amazing photo shoot team (do go and check their websites out in the credits at the bottom of this post, they really are the BEST at what they do!) and although I’ll always prefer to share real wedding inspo on the blog over styled shoots, when you create something you’re proud of its fun to share that too!

The inspiration for this shoot was simple: RAINBOWS! However, as ever, we wanted to put a twist on the trend and do something unexpected. So, rather than throwing all the colours in every shot, we decided to create a colour blocked effect with each outfit.

Below is each outfit we put together. Obviously we didn’t stick to the exact colours of the rainbow, instead going for softer tones such as mint, peach and nude to add a yet another twist to the tale. For the most part we also tried to match each contrasting coloured wig from Annabelle’s Wigs with something else in the shot as well (the nails, the colours in the background) for some added colourful contrast.

Grey

A simple dress and pink bob – who knew it could look so incredible?

Dress: ASOS Shoes: ASOS Bag: Poppy Lissiman Wig: Annabelle’s Wigs

I’m obsessed with this Katya Katya Shehurina dress. Again, the pink bob and matching fabric in the background really sets it off.

Dress: Katya Katya Shehurina Shoes: ASOS Bracelet: Stylist’s Own Wig: Annabelle’s Wigs

Mint

I would have literally never thought to put a neon pink wig with a soft mint outfit, but it totally works! Our model definitely has some Milla Jovovich/ Fifth Element vibes going on in these shots don’t you think?

Top & Trousers: Sharon Bowen-Dryden Shoes: ASOS Wig: Annabelle’s Wigs

Peach

This peach Belle and Bunty dress is a dream. Lisa, our photographer, wanted to channel some soft focus 80s glamour with the close up photos of this look. It’s definitely not going to be for everyone but I kinda love it!

Dress: Belle and Bunty Jacket: Missguided Wig: Annabelle’s Wigs Balloons: Bubblegum Balloons

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Turn Your Bridesmaids into Rainbow Bright Unicorns with Curious Coco!

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When it comes to looking for bridesmaid dresses, it can be tricky to find anything really, truly unique. Sure, if you want to do the mismatched thing, or the multiway dress thing, or the 1950s reproduction thing it’s getting much easier, but if you want your maids rocking something really wacky and different it can be pretty difficult. While the high street is also a great place to look, it can also be hard to make sure all your girls match and look like bridesmaids, rather than just wedding guests.

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Enter Curious Coco: A new range for alternative bridesmaids from the genius team behind The Couture Company! When I saw this shoot to launch the collection with all that colour and sparkle and rainbow action, I knew I had to share them with you.

“This shoot was created with one mission in mind: Go as bright as you like!” explained Jo, the brains behind The Couture Company and Curious Coco. “In a world of wedding beige we want to splash colour wherever we go. Our aim is to be super bright and offer a real alternative to traditional bridesmaids options.”

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Dia De Los Muertos Inspired Painted Wedding Dress

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Colour loving babes listen up! If you’ve been wondering if rocking a coloured gown on your wedding day was the right choice or not then I’m pretty sure today’s incredible photo shoot will help you make up you mind. I mean WOW.

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Inspired by the colours of Dia De Los Muertos, photographer Christina Sanchez, dreamt up this incredible shoot. “We shot in Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano in California”, she said. “I love collaborating with amazingly talented people to create unforgettable imagery. We created this to share with everyone who loves these same things as much as we do!”

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Flower Bomb: Chotronette Editorial for Rock n Roll Bride Magazine

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With issue 13 now available for pre-order I thought it was high time to share some of the extra shots from our issue 12 editorial shoot with the incredible Chotronette.

If you haven’t seen their amazing wedding dresses before you have been missing out! They’re like nothing else you’ve ever seen AND they’re so affordable it’s almost unbelievable. They range from just £100 to £850! Based in Romania, designers Silvia and Laura make each of their beautiful creations in their studio and ship them worldwide.

We shot at the super rad Clapton Tram Studio in East London.

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The hair of our usually blonde model, Pip, was made peachy pink by hairstylist extraordinaire Jo of Love Hair & Co.

Erica and Alex, who make up the magazine fashion team, styled each look by taking each dress and adding some extra Rock n Roll flair!

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Hipster Inspired Elopement Shoot

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This stunning elopement shoot took place in Melbourne and was shot and organised by German photographer Maria Luise Bauer.

“We used a gown from Georgia Young“, she said. “I totally love her work and always wanted to shoot with her dresses so I sent her an email a few days before flying to Melbourne, asking if we could meet up and if I maybe could shoot a little inspiration with one of her gowns. And she said yes!”

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“This shoot was very spontaneous. I wanted to do something hipster-ish, and to be inspired by an elopement in the city. I wanted it to see free and non-traditional. I put together the flowers myself and kept them basic. I wanted to show that if you’re having a low budget wedding you can just do things yourself.”

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Retro Bridal Looks for Under £40!

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If there’s one thing I hope reading Rock n Roll Bride has taught you, it’s that you don’t need to spend all your savings to have a fantastic wedding. Starting off married life with a mountain of debt is no fun for anyone which I why I was thrilled to be submitted this retro bridal shoot using vintage dresses that all cost less than £40 each!

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Stylist Ines of Wedding Bazaar Vienna told me, “You don’t always need a new dress to achieve a stunning look and that was the idea behind this photo shoot. All the dresses we used were second-hand and sourced on the internet for less then £40, or they were lent by friends.”

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