5 Oct

A Southern Style Wedding Shoot

categories Details + Decor, Flowers + Greenery, Neat Venues, Pretty Paper

Jillian recently collaborated with a bunch of talented vendors to create a Southern-style wedding inspiration shoot for Southern Weddings. They contacted their favorite bloggers and designers to put together a shoot to show that the Southern style and also be modern, fun, and accessible to anyone, no matter what the location.

They chose a vintage modern 1920’s Gatsby theme… in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Botanica to be exact.

Gorgeous paper (and a poster invite!) by Erica of Thoughtful Day and our favorite calligraphy from Love♥Jenna.

Two Man Gentleman Band – we clearly clearly love you!

And forget about cupcakes and donuts… for a southern wedding, one must build a biscuit bar!

Such a beautiful creation, everyone involved! We’re so excited we were able to share it.

Venue: Brooklyn Botanica
Photography: Anna Robin
Planning & Design: Jillian Event Design
Calligraphy & Styling: Love♥Jenna Calligraphy
Invitations: Thoughtful Day
Flowers: Quatre Coeur
Hair & Makeup: Chris Newburg
Music: Two Man Gentleman Band
Biscuits: Baked
Dress Design: Elizabeth Dye from Lovely Bridal
Headpiece: Ban.do
Mens Fashion: J.Crew
Table, chairs, and linens: Classic Party Rentals
All antique props: Props for Today

Also, be on the lookout for shoots from Green Wedding Shoes and Once Wed!

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  1. Oh my goodness. Cannot get better. Gatsby at its greatest.

  2. What a chic and fun wedding! It’s all so unique.

  3. AMAZING Jillian! I want me some biscuits now!

  4. a biscuit bar!? hell yeah! beautiful styling ladies. and gorgeous florals.

  5. I lived in the south for 10 years and the best thing in the south besides sweet tea are the biscuits. What a clever idea!

  6. love the gatsby theme!

  7. Oh my goodness. LOVE IT! The biscuit bar is genius:)

  8. So lovely!! The theme is great and every detail is perfect! Love the biscuit bar!

  9. Gosh I love this!! I’m not engaged… or even in a relationship, but I definitely want to incorporate some of this wedding into mine… when it comes!

  10. I am REALLY loving those invites!!! I hope Erica at Thoughtful Day is ready for the flood of requests that she will probably be getting!!

  11. Unbelievable! Jillian is a styling goddess!

  12. Two Man Gent Band played my wedding 3 years ago – i met them busking in central park. so glad to see them here! they are absolutely the best! if you can possibly scoop them up for your big day, DO IT! keep rockin, boys!

  13. The biscuit bar is such a great idea. Such a cute spin on the whole idea of guests getting to make their own.

  14. This is wonderful! So many perfect details, and the biscuit bar is such a great idea.

  15. Amazing! I have never seen jam look so good!

  16. this is absolutely breathtaking!!!

    i have never seen a photo-shoot or wedding like this, and i love every detail, especially the biscuit bar. so perfect for a southern wedding!

    the calligraphy and paper details are amazing as well. thanks for the inspiration!

  17. Very beautiful. Her dress is gorgeous!

  18. Amazing wedding, with the most beautiful of flowers

  19. Gorgeous… love the colour palette! And the tables look so pretty!

  20. Love the biscuits and sweet tea idea. That and the banjo/bass player add some real southern atmosphere to this wedding shoot.

  21. I have ALWAYS dreamed of having a Great Gatsby themed wedding and my boyfriend thinks I’m INSANE for it. I’m so happy that others think like I do!! :) Seeing this makes me so happy!! Oh yeah… and I’m obsessed with the Biscuit display.

  22. Definitely gush worthy! All of these details are just glorious! Love the table settings!

  23. Gorgeous photoshoot, the menu fans are such a delicate touch to a table top!

  24. I want to know where the food labels came from. Does anyone know?

  25. dying! so very lovely and perfect. best. calligraphy. ever.

  26. Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I’ve truly enjoyed surfing around your blog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing for your feed and I am hoping you write again very soon!

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