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Prepare yourself for gorgeous. This modern (yet retro) sophisticated pop art inspired beach wedding reception styled shoot is all that and more. It’s perfect for the California girl at heart who wants something more than surfboards and sand at her beach wedding. What I’m loving most about this shoot, styled by Alchemy Events & Invitations and photographed by Justin Lee, is the juxtaposition of natural and glamorous elements: sequin cushions on baroque style chairs sitting in the sand, natural coral and seashells with a shiny silver glaze, soft flowers mixed with hard metals, and bold graphic prints placed against a serene setting. The effect is mesmerizing!

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Need more beach? Get your fix here while I shout a loud ‘mahalo’ across the Pacific to Vanessa of Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations and Justin Lee for sharing this beautiful shoot with us.

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Photography: Justin Lee // Design, Styling, & Stationary: Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations // Flowers and Chairs: Isari Flower Studio // Linens: La Tavola // Venue: Pillbox at Salana Beach, California.

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Comments

  1. Positively stunning! I love the sequin pillows and chairs!

  2. Just amazing! Loving the metal details – that copper color is speaking to me! And those colors, against that scenery? Too pretty! I know it’s a styled shoot, but hope someone sat there, drank champagne and watched the sunset!

  3. Wow…pretty, pretty!!!

  4. I absolutely love the sequins! Love, love, love!

  5. This shoot has the warmest, most gorgeous light I have ever seen in photos! The gold used really sets it off as well. Beautiful!

  6. Amazing how the aquamarine, gold, and copper of the table setting blend in perfectly with the natural beach colors bathed in that magical light! And the retro pop elements are so fun!

  7. I love the pop art references and the modern, eclectically luxurious feel. Alchemy Fine Events is beyond amazing!