Retro Flight Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Those of us at Ruffled have a sort of fascination with the nostalgia of flying in the 1960s — think flying glamorously on Panam and TWA. Photographer Olivia Gird worked with Ambiance Luxe Wedding Designs to put together an inspiration shoot stylized around this glamorous era, with pops of sparkly tones for some extra eye candy. We adore the bride’s bright jade silk jacket and her precious pillbox hat, the blue print poster of the couple!


retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

From the photographer, Olivia Gird: In the heyday of air travel, early 1960s, it was an event to fly. It was glamorous with hats and white gloves. Every little piece was special. This stylized shoot was inspired by a touch of 1960’s-era glamour (think Mad Men). In the early springtime I think it’s important to give inspiration to the bride with an out-of-the-box venue, options to wear over her gown and some ways to stay seasonal with decor. DIY mini sky painting favor/escort cards and a hand drawn custom “blueprint” (by a local artist) of the couple give this shoot personal flair!


retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

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retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

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retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

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retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

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retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

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retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

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retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photographyretro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography

retro aviation inspired wedding shoot from olivia gird photography


View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors (North Kingstown, RI):

Venue Location: Quonset Air Museum / Wedding Photographer: Olivia Gird / Event Design: Ambiance Luxe Wedding Designs / Wedding Flowers: Sunderland’s Studio / Wedding Invitations: Admire Design / Illustration: Ellen T. Crenshaw / Wedding Dress: Elizabeth Dye from Everthine Bridal Boutique / Fashion and Styling: Everthine Bridal Boutique / Makeup Artist and Hair: Sara Faella / Wedding Cake: Ana Parzych Custom Cakes / DJ: Victor Events / Cinema and Video: Wedding Stories / Feather Hair Accessory: Sara Faella / Models: Stacie Waleyko and Tim Walsh

9 comments
  1. Dallas Wedding Photographer

    Great Wedding! Have not seen a couple in a airplane before.

  2. Philippa James Photography

    I love this wedding! It seriously rocks!

  3. Ana Parzych

    Beautifully designed & very unique, I love all the details! Beautiful photogaphy as well.

  4. molly stillman

    SO COOL! and that green jacket is amazing. my favorite shot is that one in the airplane. awesome.

  5. Olivia

    I ? Ruffled! Thank you so much for this feature. We had a blast!

  6. Olivia

    I heart Ruffled! Thank you so much for this feature. We had a blast!

  7. Julie Turner

    Amazing Photos!! Nice shoot styling, love the Hair & Makeup too!!

  8. Ashley Pepitone

    What fabulous styling. I love the green coat and the little bird details! Very sweet shoot.

  9. Barbara McDowell Whitt

    Reminds me of Breakfast at Tiffany’s again and again.

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