Chile, Burning Man, and coastlines merge at this multicultural anniversary photo shoot #Real Weddings: Southern US#burning man#couples of color#florida#grey dress#styled shoot Posted Dec 20 2017 Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Sandrachile Photos by Sandrachile Sophia and Atreyu met each other at an airport. Destiny made their layovers collide when she was on her way to Galapagos, and he was on his way home to Chile. Almost four years later, after many flights more, they eloped. Now, two years later, they live in Miami and wanted to celebrate their love with an anniversary photo shoot reminiscent of their elopement. They drew inspiration from Burning Man, the Chilean circus culture, and a few other Chilean ethnic groups. Most of all, they wanted to stay away from portraying the typical Florida/Miami scene and focus on something more organic and natural that would transport them elsewhere. They also wanted to incorporate both forest and ocean imagery because Sophia comes from the forest side of Illinois, and Atreyu comes from Chile, which has beautiful coastline. Don't miss all the color, textures, and quirkiness that represented their respective cultures including the handmade hat and headpiece, as well as the parasol, which had little hearts, typical from the Aymara from the north of Chile. Vendors Photography: Sandrachile • Wedding dress: Rimma Gown by Nazarela for Blanc de Blanc Bridal • Jewelry by Falkora Jewelry • Wedding Handkerchief: Wrenbird Arts • Stationery & Calligraphy: Judith Browne Calligraphy • As makeup & hair are an invention of the patriarchy, the bride wore her natural beauty instead (including natural nails), but added glitter (because unlike makeup, glitter was invented by unicorns!) This post features Offbeat Vendors! Check out their vendor listing to see how they cater to Offbeat Brides: Sandrachile Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Ride the rosé trend with these rosé signature cocktails NEXT This guy trying on a wedding dress is ALL OF US Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.