You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration
Photos by Zoe Larkin Photography

This ultra stylish, 1950s-themed wedding inspiration got us right in the bookish feels. The bookstore backdrop is tickling our geeky hearts. I'm loving the aesthetic of myriad piles of books, shelves receding into the distance, and old wood from floor to ceiling. I wish we had scratch-n-sniff technology for the book smell! Plus, it's totally a stealable idea for your own engagement shoot or wedding portraits.

Photographer Zoe immediately thought of Owl & Company Bookshop in Oakland, CA as a nerdtastic venue. Then it was all about the one-of-a-kind retro dress (made out of re-purposed vintage items!) from Black Lotus Clothing, secret owl pins hidden within the bouquet by Steph Price Productions (as a nod to the bookstore name!), and fabulous victory rolls courtesy of Lacee Deniz. Our 1950s-loving hearts covet this look SO HARD. Want to see the retro wedding inspiration? Don't miss the corset back on the dress…

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

You'll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this 1950s wedding inspiration

Vendors

Model: Lauralee Poe • Photography & Concept: Zoe Larkin Photography • Dress Design & Couture: Christina Molcillo, Black Lotus Clothing • Makeup & Hair Styling: Lacee Deniz •Floral Design & Wedding Planning Services: Steph Price Productions • Venue: Owl & Company Books

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  1. Thank you so much for this feature, Ariel, Catherine & team! The vendors & model, Lauralee, Christina, Lacee, Steph and Michael are delighted. It is a real honor to be published by Offbeat Bride! Heartfelt thanks!! <3

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