This stunning retro wedding inspiration at 28 Event Space in Kansas City was inspired by planning a fab wedding on a more modest budget. Polaroids as favors, sweet and simple retro-inspired decor, a focus on delicious desserts — it can all be done without having a huge budget.
Don’t miss the red lips with matching flowers, loving gazes, cocktail-length dress, the fancy vintage car, and all the fairy lights you could want…
We featured Dara and Michael’s vintage-styled drive-in theater engagement photos that were the bee’s knees. This week we are super lucky to be able to feature their whole wedding including even more vintage style, theater flair, and a couple of super cute and customized Funko figures as cake toppers. Don’t miss the movie theater candy favors, Dara’s Gatsby-inspired headpiece (it was like 1950s meets 1920s!), and Old Hollywood glam decor…
Don’t miss the greenery shawl at this Mid-Century Modern wedding right in the middle of a strawberry field
If there’s ever a universally loved style era, it’s Mid-Century Modern of the ’50s and ’60s. Charles and Ray Eames, groove, natural, themes, and major color make it so iconic from graphic design to architecture, interior design, and fashion. This Portugal wedding shoot was inspired by it all and features bright flowers, a retro-inspired dress, and a delightfully pop cake with matching paperie, all in the middle of a strawberry field.
But wait, is that a shawl made of greenery and flowers?! Yes, yes it is. And it’s AMAZING…
I have always loved and been fascinated with the 1950s especially the pin-ups, music, swing dancing, and custom hot rods, so Garrett and I decided to have a rockabilly/Doo-Wop-themed wedding that also incorporated our love for cars.
The ceremony site was decorated with the black/red/white rockabilly theme. To keep the guests thinking this would be a traditional wedding, the DJ played traditional classical music while the guests were taking their seats. After all were seated, the DJ who was actually a Wolfman Jack Impersonator who welcomed everyone in an authentic Wolfman Jack fashion.
I love ’50s-inspired everything so my dress was tea-length and my makeup was more of a pin-up look with a birdcage veil and victory roll. We also really looked for an off-the-beaten-path location in New Jersey, which is not so easy! We settled on the Prallsville Mills in Stockton, NJ which is an old grist mill. Our ceremony was in the saw mill. We are also huge craft beer fans, so our tables were covered with hop leaves and our centerpieces were our own personal growlers. I tried to do a lot of DIY with decorating the pallets and using old windows for signs and the seating arrangement.
When a vintage fashion blogger, Frances, married her sweet husband, Doug, we couldn’t stop ogling their fashion, tender looks, and amazing venue. They’re both choir singers and had a Catholic ceremony followed by a relaxed brunch reception at the historic Community House of Hamilton, MA, which included tea and games.
Prepare yourself to witness the $50 vintage dress Frances was able to “dress-cue” into this current amazingness. Those sleeves, that collar, her hairstyle! And Doug’s tie matches it all perfectly. We have so much love for this vintage-inspired wedding in Massachusetts.