A Southern Style Wedding Shoot

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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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Super Burbs on Oct 5, 2010

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

Annie on Oct 5, 2010

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

La Belle Bride on Oct 5, 2010

AMAZING Jillian! I want me some biscuits now!

paige appel on Oct 5, 2010

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

Naomi on Oct 5, 2010

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!

lydia {ever ours} on Oct 5, 2010

love the gatsby theme!

Vicky on Oct 5, 2010

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

forget.me.knot.weddings on Oct 5, 2010

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

Katie on Oct 5, 2010

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!

Brit on Oct 5, 2010

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!!

Summer on Oct 5, 2010

Unbelievable! Jillian is a styling goddess!

kat on Oct 5, 2010

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!

Jen on Oct 5, 2010

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

Kathryn on Oct 5, 2010

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

Dynamite Weddings on Oct 5, 2010

Amazing! I have never seen jam look so good!

e.day on Oct 5, 2010

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!

Heather on Oct 6, 2010

Very beautiful. Her dress is gorgeous!

Ad on Oct 6, 2010

Amazing wedding, with the most beautiful of flowers

Kate@MagnoliaRouge on Oct 6, 2010

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

Dennis @ Wholesale Roses on Oct 6, 2010

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

Gina at Temporary Nest on Oct 8, 2010

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.

suzanne on Oct 13, 2010

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

Bre Gustke - Cosmopolitan Events on Oct 21, 2010

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

jennifer on Feb 17, 2011

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

ashley on Feb 17, 2012

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

Budget Car Rental on Jul 6, 2013

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