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Modern DTLA wedding inspiration

May 31, 2017
Bridal fashion

Modern, yet full of details. Not overwhelmingly seasonal yet totally fitting. Urban yet attainable outside the city. This shoot by Hannah Q. Photography + Kate of Blue Door Creative packs in all that and more, all in the fresh DTLA studio space that is H.Q. Avalon Studios. See how it all came together:

Calligraphy wedding invitations

Narine of Sweet + Crafty was behind this lovely invitation suite, if you’re wondering.

Bridal veil Bridal shoes Modern groom

Didn’t Hannah do just the most breathtaking job of capturing the light throughout this shoot? Siiiiigh!

Wedding portrait Modern groom Bridal portrait Wedding makeup

They wanted to make sure to focus on a neutral color palette with pops of green, so they could make the gowns + veils by Sylvene of Vene Ai Studios really pop.

Wedding veil Modern place setting Black and gold plates Wedding cake

A few words about their inspiration… This photo shoot emphasizes and highlights the beauty of interracial relationships which we felt were often underrepresented in the wedding industry. To create the story of finding love in a big city, we photographed the wedding at a complex studio in downtown Los Angeles. We mixed traditional elements reflective of art deco’s past combined with modern styling.

Modern bride and groom

Thanks to Hannah and the team below for offering up a new take on modern weddings! Don’t forget to click the gallery link above to view the rest of the images from this editorial.

Photography: Hannah Q. Photography / Venue: H.Q. Avalon Studios / Styling & Planning: Kate Wright of Blue Door Creative / Florals: Culver Center Flowers / Hair & Makeup: Dana of Cheek to Cheek Artistry / Invitations & Calligraphy: Narine of Sweet + Crafty / Rentals: borrowed BLU / Gowns & Veils: Sylvene of Vene Ai Studios / Jewelry: Trumpet + Horn / Alterations: Sara Rothan / Tux: The Black Tux