Polka Dots, Ice Cream & Rockabilly Babes

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Two rockabilly babes, tattoos and seriously cute wedding dresses – what’s not to love about this adorable set of images, shot in and around The Custard Factory in Birmingham? “This shoot came about from my vastly growing obsession with polka dots, in all their multicoloured forms”, wrote button bouquet creator Emma, who masterminded the whole thing. “Actually, not just mine, but also many of my brides who often want a bit of dottiness in their bouquets! I wanted to create a look that would appeal to and inspire my clients so I set about this little collaboration with some wonderfully talented wedding peeps.”

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Emma asked Annie’s Antics, the most fabulous pistachio green, old school style ice cream van to join in the fun and obviously she created the button bouquets herself. “My range of button and felt bouquets that I created for the shoot explored the bolder pastel tones that sum up spring”, wrote Emma. “I used sherbet lemons, candy pinks and palma violets as my inspiration.”

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The beautiful dresses were supplied by Jo at The Couture Company, based right on site at The Custard Factory and the headwear was by What Katy Did Next. Each look was completed with custom designed shoes by Revive Me Boutique. The whole shebang was photographed by the uber talented Bethan Haywood Jones.

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  1. I’m also loving the polka dots at the moment. I just read the Alex James book and loved the bit where Damien Hirst drunkenly painted polka dots over a bunch of cars, casually upping their value by millions!

    This a great wedding. Fab dress x

  2. I love this shoot, the processing is gorgeous and totally complements the content, and the shots in the derelict building blow me away. Amazing work Bethan and team!

  3. Loved being involved with this shoot and our models Coco Fierce and Lotti bella kicked ass xxxx

  4. I’m OBSESSED! These ladies are stunning with their tattoos and fabulous dresses! Love, love, love!

  5. Lottibella

    So happy to have this shoot featured on this wonderful blog. Seriously great work by Emma organising this shoot and it was a pleasure to be involved. If I could have another wedding I’d these talented vendors would certainly be the top of my list!xx

  6. Great photos and ideas – much more interesting than the traditional wedding photos that you’ve seen a hundred times or more!

  7. Fruzsina Bezdany

    I love EVERYTHING about these pictures! Sooo pretty! And I just got some more ideas for my wedding photos! 🙂


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