part 4: how to get married in croatia

How to get married in Croatia

Part 1: A Love Letter to Croatia Part 2: How to see Croatia by Boat Part 3: Towns, Foods, Wines, and Adventures Part 4: How to Get Married in Croatia The world is a big, exciting, and absolutely fascinating place. Deciding on a destination wedding or the fact that you’d like to honeymoon abroad is easy, it’s deciding where to have that destination wedding, honeymoon, or bachelorette weekend getaway with your besties - that’s the hard part! Having lived … [Continue reading]

understated alys beach wedding

Hand illustrated wedding map | Leslie Hollingsworth Photography

Shelby and Richard said ‘I Do’ with gorgeous, Alys Beach style. This charming Florida beach town is known for its white stucco architecture, pristine landscaping, and picturesque streetscapes – things that Shelby and Richard’s wedding, captured perfectly by Leslie Hollingsworth Photography, reflected! The understated décor and use of succulents works perfectly with Fonville Press, Alys Beach’s cozy café and chosen wedding venue for Shelby and … [Continue reading]

seaside portraits in crimea

Seaside Wedding Portraits in Crimea

From the Bride, Anna – “For Vovo and I’s wedding, we decided what we wanted were photos that emphasized tenderness, feelings, and our relationship. I always love the delicate and soft pictures, filled with light, where nothing is superfluous and there are not too many fancy details - just love and nature. I came across a magazine about modern weddings in which I learned about the delicate and airy style known as Fine Art, and I realized, here it is, what we were … [Continue reading]

‘pop up’ wedding day after session

Beach Pop Up Wedding

From Rachel Buckley Weddings – “Alexandra and Wes have a unique story in that they have had a long distance relationship for the majority of their engagement. Wes is located stateside running a stand up paddleboard company in New England while Alexandra, a dual citizen, is studying for her masters in Sweden. While the plan was always to lean towards the non-traditional, they took it a step further; while Alexandra was back in the states for the summer, and sort … [Continue reading]

part 3: towns, food, and adventure in croatia

Mljet national park croatia

Part 1: A Love Letter to Croatia Part 2: How to See Croatia by Boat Having already spent months on an island in the Adriatic belonging to Croatia at the impressionable age of summer after freshman year of college my delight at going back wasn’t ever tied to anything specific but more of vague, mildly smug excitement at getting to be Dalmatian again. I had discovered and embraced this lighthearted though passionate, come-what-may, people watching while … [Continue reading]

fine art french chateau wedding

French Chateau Wedding

From Zosia Zacharia Photography – “Inspiration event stylist and wedding planner Nyachia Knight of NKT Events and I found it hard not to be inspired by the 400-year-old Chateau de Varennes, Burgundy, France. The Chateau is steeped in history, with old world French charm and holds many of its original features and furniture such as its 18th century marbled staircase, turn of the century velvet chairs & chaise lounge while the walls are lined with family … [Continue reading]

finnish boatyard vow renewal

Fine Art Nautical themed wedding | Petra Veikkola Photography 

From Satu of  AINO – “This styled shoot is a true labor of love. Saara (the other stylist for the shoot) and I had been planning it quite while and it turned out so beautiful! We are truly lucky to have as friends and colleagues such amazing and talented people who made all this happen. The styled shoot tells a story of couple heading to the beautiful Finnish archipelago for a renewal of their vows, celebrating afterwards with an intimate picnic with adorable … [Continue reading]

personalized keepsake jewelry

Personalized necklaces

Whether you’re looking for personalized bridesmaid’s jewelry or something really special for you and your husband-to-be on your big day, take a peek at oNecklace’s collections and you’re sure to find something unique! When shopping for your bridesmaids, jewelry makes a great choice as it’s something they can keep forever. And better yet, if you personalize the pieces it adds a lot of sentimental value. Available in trendy rose gold, classic yellow gold, or … [Continue reading]

french-inspired elopement

French Inspired Wedding at Grant Humphreys Mansion

From Kaylee Sorrells Photography – “This elopement was inspired by French architecture and romance. I knew for this styled shoot I wanted to incorporate French blues and vintage details. When choosing a venue, there was a vision in mind and it came to life with the Grant Humphreys Mansion. From the beautiful white pillars on the wrap-around porch to the romantic rooms inside it was the dream venue for our wedding editorial. All the details came together from the … [Continue reading]

part 2: how to see croatia by boat

Croatia Cruises | Croatia Cruise Review

Read Part 1: A Love Letter to Croatia here.  A very, very long time an ice age ended, the valleys and basins between Italy and Croatia flooded and the mountaintops left formed the 1,246 islands that now belong to Croatia, some of which only take their breath at low tide and because the Adriatic is so shallow the shades of blue run from barely there to Turquoise to Tiffany, Persian to Periwinkle, and of course Adriatic Blue (thankfully immortalized by … [Continue reading]

industrialism + refinement: a modern san francisco wedding

Modern Industrial San Francisco Wedding

From Buena Lane Photography – “San Francisco is brimming with charming, elegant venues to host post-City Hall nuptials so for this shoot, we sought a unique and unexplored space. The interior of the recently opened Cambria Gallery, in the SoMa neighborhood just south of City Hall, was an inspiring discovery. We fell in love with the combination of colors and textures and the urban, modern décor.” Marble, quartz, and exposed brick give the showroom a very dramatic … [Continue reading]

oregon elopement at lewis and clark

Lewis and Clark Wedding

From Ava Maria Photography – “For as long as I have been photographing weddings in Oregon, I have always dreamed about photographing at the breathtaking campus of Lewis & Clark College. When I heard that Jeremy Chou would not only be hosting a workshop here in Oregon, but also would be having one of the shoots at that particular campus, I had to do it!” “From the minute that myself and the other photographers stepped onto the campus and took in all … [Continue reading]

desert pool party bachelorette

Bachelorette desert pool party getaway at the Saguaro in Arizona | Pura Soul Photography

From Pura Soul Photography – “Meredith and her best friends hit Scottsdale, Arizona for a long weekend of celebration and relaxation. Decked out in matching sarongs (a gift from the bride), the group of friends from childhood and college traveled from New York City to Arizona. The Saguaro Hotel was host for a sun-filled desert bachelorette party to celebrate the future Mrs. The desert heat, the cool drinks, warm breeze, cacti, beach balls, and palm trees set the … [Continue reading]

indian wedding styled shoot

Indian wedding inspiration | Rachael Hall Photography

From Eclipse Event Co. – “India is a magical place with its rich temples, grandiose weddings, and vivid use of color. Some even claim it would take a lifetime to discover all the country has to offer. On any given day India is vibrant –even romantic—making it a mecca of inspiration, which is why the Eclipse team was so excited to take on an Indian Wedding styled shoot! That being said, no Indian wedding is ever complete without elaborate decorations. When coming … [Continue reading]

part 1: a love letter to croatia

Croatia Dalmatia Cruise

My history with Croatia is a relatively long one. The summer after my freshman year in college, faced with the choice of joining my parents in their new home in Philadelphia (a city I had no knowledge of) or anything else I chose anything else and empowered by then three-year-old google I soon found myself working on little island called Krk in a part of the Adriatic Sea that belonged to a then twelve-year-old nation called Croatia. Boat taxi in Mijet I … [Continue reading]

a frosty, aristocratic styled wedding

Vintage Aristocratic Wedding

From Olga Siyanko – “This is the story we imagined to inspire our Frosty Aristocracy vintage wedding editorial… When we met Olga and Alexander they were dreaming about a winter wedding. They dreamed about waking up into a frosty noble morning of England during 1930s-40s and going for a walk through crunchy snow around their own ancestral estate…” “The venue for this vintage wedding inspiration shoot was a very special land with an old castle built … [Continue reading]