At LENZO, we love a little cheekiness and personality that accompanies a styled shoot, and this beauty from Ivy & Bleu is no exception.
Mandi from Ivy & Bleu told us that they wanted this shoot to be fun and full of colour! We definitely think they nailed it with varying shades of pink and gold being incorporated into the flowers, balloons, and tableware.
Opting for something a little different to the current neutral and dried botanical trend (which they also love!), the team drew their inspiration from the stunning chairs from Innovative Hiring, which were the perfect colour match to their palette.
From there, the white space was injected with pops of bright and bold pinks by way of florals on the table from none other than Ivy & Bleu Events! We especially love the single gold spray painted petal – what a unique touch!
The abundance of pink was broken up by the gold acrylic menus and drink stirrers by Very Flamingo, and brushed matte gold cutlery.
We love the Little Cocoa chocolate bonbonniere pieces just within reach (to be enjoyed after the serving of the main meals, of course!)
Speaking of dessert, Ivy & Bleu opted to display their sweets on a white cart from Honeytub Event Hire. Featuring the most delicious looking macarons from Two Little Bakers, it was the perfect treat alongside Lychee Martinis and Cosmpolitans, and cute-as pink glitter mini Moet bottles!
Can we just take a step back to check out that floor-to-ceiling balloon installation by Love & Wishes Styled Events? It’s truly NEXT LEVEL!
Ivy & Bleu’s brides looked stunning in Jennifer Gifford Designs, with Loving Label statement pieces also taking centre stage.
Ivy & Bleu even managed to incorporate the latest trend in event styling: neon signs! The ‘Drunk in Love’ sign by Next Event paid homage to Beyonce & Jay-Z (#COUPLEGOALS) and was paired with a stunning suspended floral installation.
What a cake! Made by new LENZO supplier Milk & Honey Cake Creative, the three-tier cake design mimicked the tablescape flowers with the use of a single gold spray painted petal.
And yes, that is a smash cake! (We told you it was a fun-filled event!)
Save some cake for us, please!
When you’re having this much fun, things are bound to get a bit messy! Thankfully, Frieda Need has curated a bridal emergency wedding kit just for this occasion. Filled with 20 basic essentials for resolving those ‘just in case’ moments – such as blisters from new heels, a makeup stain on the dress, or a sneaky headache – it’s a practical and thoughtful gift that she is sure to appreciate.
LENZO loves a party tip – what did Ivy & Bleu share with us?
“Look for balance - styling is all about mixing colour variations with different textural elements, and filling the gaps. There's a very fine line between an empty table and an overdone table! Don’t be scared to keep adding to your table as you can always take it away if it starts looking cluttered. We get so many brides coming in trying to match colour shades with bridesmaid dresses, etc. and we always encourage them to move away from that, as that one thing that then doesn’t match will stand out so much more. Embrace variation!”
Ooh, we like the sound of that!
Love, LENZO x
RECREATE THIS STYLED SHOOT
STYLING, CONCEPT + FLORALS Ivy & Bleu Events / PHOTOGRAPHY + VIDEOGRAPHY Roost Films Co. / DRESS DESIGNER Jennifer Gifford Designs / JEWELLERY Loving Label / BALLOONS Love & Wishes Styled Events / CAKE Milk & Honey Cake Creative / CHOCOLATES Little Cocoa / MACARONS Two Little Bakers / MAKEUP Natalie Lucas MUA / HAIR Heartfelt Bridal Hair / CHAIRS Innovative Hiring / NEON Next Event / ACRYLICS Very Flamingo / CART Honeytub Event Hire / MODELS Belle Wilson & Asha Wilson / BRIDAL EMERGENCY KIT Frieda Need