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A Colourful, Bohemian Wedding with a Barefoot Bride

Wearing shorts and a top made from her mother’s wedding dress from 1984, April married Ryan in a colourful meets bohemian chic celebration last Juneteenth. The bride also chose not to wear shoes.

The couple had their ceremony at Harbor Point on the Bay in Boston, in a pavilion adorned with flowers, surrounded by friends and family. April explains, “We wanted to create a feeling of comfort, being welcoming and warm and bringing ALL special people in our lives together in one place. I also wanted to feel like a goddess or fairy. There was a relaxing vibe. People even had the choice to sit on blankets on the ground to view the ceremony.”

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Homespun Vintage Inspired Wedding with the Brides in Jeans

The love of basketball brought Justine and Mathilde together, and following a chilled proposal dancing in their pyjamas, the couple wanted a wedding that reflected their relaxed vibe.

They told us, “We wanted a ‘like at home’ theme with a somewhat vintage spirit, where we would have the impression of inviting our guests to our home.” They had a civil ceremony first, choosing relaxed matching jeans and Converse – and asking everyone else to come in jeans too – saving their dresses and finery for their outdoor ceremony.

For their reception, Justine and Mathilde hunted for décor that would create the perfect atmosphere, to ensure they and their guests felt at home. They explained, “We hunted down lots of old furniture, carpets, lamps etc. We had a very precise idea of ​​what we wanted – Bohemian and mismatched – and everyone helped us get that result! The unity of our day was partly thanks to this mixture of all walks of life coming together as one. We also asked our guests to wear the same colour, which further demonstrates the unity, celebrating our love and the moment when all the people we love were in the same place.”

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Fleetwood Mac Inspired Relaxed Bohemian Wedding

Vincent the dog was the main attraction of Imogen and George’s wedding, getting involved in the ceremony and being the best boy throughout the day! Their wedding was filled with colour, amazing outfits, big florals and dark velvet bridesmaids’ dresses. They were inspired be Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks in particular) for their outfits, and wanted a general boho vibe throughout.

They chose The Pumping House in Newark as their venue, falling in love with the industrial style. In fact the venue was so beautiful, only florals were needed as décor. To bring the bohemian vibe, they incorporated a mixture of dried and real flowers everywhere.

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Intimate, Boho Wedding on the Winter Solstice with a £3,000 Budget

Alice and John (who is non-binary), married on December 21st in an orange meets boho meets 70s themed day. Armed with a budget of £10,000 they actually underspent, with everything coming in for less than £3,000! They did this by deciding to cut their guest list way down, buying their outfits from independent and Etsy sellers and changing their venue from a traditional wedding venue barn (which would have cost £4k) to Craven Cruck Barn in Appletreewick which was only £400 for the day!

“We got married on the winter solstice but absolutely didn’t want a Christmas themed wedding”, Alice told us. “We tried to draw ideas from the more pagan side of the solstice with the greenery. A lot of the inspiration came from our personal styles, we wanted to keep it true to ourselves!”

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Bohemian Woodland Elopement with a Beach Picnic Reception

Bre and Collin knew that they wanted Big Sur in California to be their wedding destination, but had no clue how they wanted to go about it. With Covid, their wedding plans had to drastically change/ They started looking up photographers in Big Sur and stumbled across Flora Gibson on Instagram. “I instantly fell in love with her style and knew I had to have her as my photographer but we didn’t really know all of our options,” Bri told us. After looking over Flora’s website they saw an option for an elopement. “I was instantly curious and started my research. I found that an elopement didn’t have to be us running away to Vegas without our parents permission. Flora offered everything we wanted from an intimate setting to our picnic on the beach.”

After officially making the decision to elope versus the traditional option of a wedding ceremony, the couple know that they needed to find a way to include family. They decided to host a Zoom meeting where family and friends could join them while they read their vows to one another and had family members write them letters. For this pair, this was the perfect workaround for doing things their way, but also including their families in their big day.

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Gothic Boho Woodland Fairy Tale Wedding

If you looked up ‘woodland fairy tale wedding’ in the wedding dictionary, there should be a photo of Sarah-Jane and Murry’s wedding right there. It’s the perfect example of a laid back yet every detail has been considered, day.

The décor they chose had a gothic boho vibe, two distinct themes that shouldn’t really work together but they totally do. Black plates, animal skulls and black candle sticks sat perfectly with flowing muted coloured floral displays, rustic wooden tables and gold silverware.

The day was held at The Side Porch in Gray Tennessee, which is owned by the bride’s family. The property is set on a picturesque 17-acres complete with streams, woodlands and fields and was ideal for their day. “The words I used constantly to describe how we wanted our wedding to look were dark, moody, woodsy and alternatively elegant”, the bride explained. “We got a lot of inspiration from Pinterest! We found our own personal style in the inspiration. Neither of us are very colourful people and we wanted this to be reflected in the wedding.”

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Bohemian & Spiritual Desert Wedding

Sari and Luke are both rock climbers and yogis from Washington, DC. They knew they wanted a non-traditional wedding and they both love the red rock desert so they chose Moab, Utah for their location and were married by one of the groom’s best friends. They had custom rings made and chose a new last name for themselves – Sādhaka, which is someone who follows a particular way of life designed to realise their ultimate ideal, and a concept that they deeply resonate with and are dedicating their lives to embodying. And to boot, the pair are stylish as hell! 

Sari wore a Melissa Sweet dress with a homemade quartz crystal headpiece and jewellery from local designers. Luke made a matching crystal accessory to adorn his Brixton hat with, Their rings were made from moonstone and turquoise and were custom made for them by Workman’s Daughter.

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Soft Glam Meets Boho at a Former Mechanic’s Garage

Emily and Ben’s 2019 wedding was held at Joe’s Garage, a restored 1920s-era former mechanics, in Catskill, NY. They simply wanted their day to be laid back and comfortable for everyone. “We wanted great food, music, and to be surrounded by our friends and family”, the bride told us.

The wedding favours were local honey jars made by Jeff, a close friend of the bride’s grandma who sadly passed away a few months before the wedding. On the tables where simple centrepieces of white, peach and greenery floral arrangements in brass vases and white votive candles. The couple made the seating chart, table cards and letter boards.

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Rustic, Bohemian Wedding with a Pampas Grass Ceremony Arch

Eden met Caileb when she took her brother to get a car to get fixed at the garage where he worked as a mechanic. They talked for a while while she was there and then he added her on Facebook so they could carry on the conversation.

Their magical boho meets rustic wedding which took place in October 2020. They were married on a private property in Burpengary, Queensland and had the coolest pampas grass wedding ceremony arch to say their vows in front of.

“We both love rustic and relaxed vibes”, the bride told us. “Pinterest was a big help with the reception arrangements and ideas. We basically took the things we both love and gelled them together to create out theme and inspiration.”

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DIY Desert Vibes with a Boho Eclectic Twist

Karen and Monty originally wanted to have a destination wedding in Big Bend National Park, however in the end they decided the location would make everything too complicated and stressful. Instead, they bought the desert vibes to Fort Worth! They had elements of the desert with terracotta vases, leather and cacti and added a boho twist.

“The beginning inspiration was the colours of the high desert in far west Texas in the Big Bend area”, Karen told us. “We also wanted to use local vendors that we went to a lot like Salsa Limon and El Fenix for our dinner and dessert. From there, we chose things that had meaning to us or that we both liked and it all came together.”

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Spanish Bohemian Inspired Wedding in Mexico

Justin and Andrea used their venue, Los Tamarindos in San Jose del Cabo, as the main inspiration for their 2019 wedding. The location already had tipis all around the property, which they loved, so they took that idea and ran with it.

“It really felt like an authentic Mexican Hacienda”, the bride told us. “We wanted the wedding to feel authentic to Mexican culture. We spend a lot of time in Cabo with our family and friends. We really love the food, drinks, music, language and how friendly the people are. We tried to really incorporate that.”

“The venue was an authentic farm to table restaurant located on a farm that dates back to the 19th century. We had Palomas, a worm salt tequila shot bar and we skipped the traditional cake to have Panna Cotta, a churro cart as well as Paletas.”

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Bohemian Earth-Toned Elopement at Home

Alba and Nico initially thought they’d have a big wedding, but when Covid scuppered those grand plans, and certain family members started being difficult, they decided to elope instead! They wanted their day to be intimate, special and just for the two of them.

They did, however, hire the fantastic Iman Dris Photos and Misma Órbita Films to document the day and Sra Dreams to help them plan it.

They got ready together, had their intimate ceremony and then ate their favourite food – pasta. Sounds like a dream to me! Style-wise they kept things simple, too. “We both agreed that the colours of our intimate wedding had to adapt to those of the nature of space: white, green and brown”, the bride said.

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Botanical & Nature Themed South African Clifftop Winter Wedding

Julia and Jeran chose the remote, seaside village of Misty Cliffs, Cape Town, for their intimate winter wedding celebration. They found a house on Airbnb which they rented and included lots of creative, handmade touches. Their loved ones were involved in arranging flowers, making the food and cake as well as sharing special words for the couple during the ceremony.

Julia hand-embroidered her aqua top which her mum also wore on her own wedding day, and embellished Jeran’s purple shirt in brilliant green botanicals. Her skirt was made by a friend.

They wanted their wedding to be as far away from a cookie cutter, traditional day as possible. The bride explains, “We wanted to focus on the beauty of the natural world, without forgetting about the universe beyond our planet! Although maybe it’s more accurate to say we wanted a touch of the weird and otherworldly magical. The colour scheme of forest greens and mints and then violets was also a big part of the inspiration. I was very inspired particularly by those specific succulents that are green but also have hints of purples.”

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