I Love This!
August 24, 2009
So I saw this wedding on
I Love Lolliblog the other day and was instantly smitten. Then when photographer Christine Chang submitted the wedding to me as well I thought ‘what the hell’ and have decided to break my self-imposed rule of not re-blogging. This wedding is too damn special and too damn rock n roll to pass up!
The gorgeous Bride Kristi, who owns her own jewellery company named
Diamond Willow designed and DIYed the whole wedding – from the centrepieces to her stunning peacock bouquet, the boutonnieres and her own flower hairpiece. She wore a sample gown designed by Lian Carlo and her Mum altered the neckline and made the train detachable for dancing.
The Bridesmaids have got to be some of the most gorgeous I have ever seen, rocking their
Betsey Johnson frocks, white platform shoes, babies breath bouquets and personalised ‘knuckleduster’ rings designed and made by Heist Jewelry.
Thanks to Christine for sending me these and to I Love Lolliblog for sharing them to begin with!
Christine Chang via I Love Lolliblog
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