Great Gatsby Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Nothing shouts romance more than hearkening back to the classics, which is what the incredible Alea Lovely had in mind when she designed this wedding inspiration shoot — loosely based around the 1974 film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. You may remember Alea from this stunning fall inspiration shoot, complete with one of the most gorgeous gowns we’ve ever seen — and now she’s back with another stunner.


Great Gatsby Wedding Style

From the photographer, Alea: Taking a step back to the 70’s to put a modern spin on a great classic. The setting was at a personal estate creating an intimate wedding setting which is my favorite. The dress was a vintage light blue gown redesigned for a more modern look. The blue danube on the table scape was a major detail I wanted to incorporate that tied together the stationery, cake and floral design. Gave a classy vintage detail. The accessories like the wide head band adorned with crystals gave a bride a very distinct throwback feel.


Great Gatsby Wedding Style

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Great Gatsby Wedding Style

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Great Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding StyleGreat Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding StyleGreat Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding StyleGreat Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding StyleGreat Gatsby Wedding Style

Great Gatsby Wedding Style


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Wedding Vendors (Kansas City, MO):

Venue: Family Estate / Wedding Photographer and Creative Director: Alea Lovely / Bride’s Dress: Vintage 1970s gown redesigned by Alea Bebenek / Groom’s Suit: Vintage 1970s Heirloom suit / Groom’s Bow Tie and Accessories: The Social Seam / Hair Accessory: Jennifer Behr / Wedding Belt: Ivy and Aster / Bride’s Bracelet: Francesca’s Collections / Bride’s Earrings: Erica Koesler / Bride’s Shoes: Kate Preston / Flower Girl Dresses: Target / Wedding Flowers: Victorian Gardens / Wedding Cake: Classic Cakes / Invitations and Stationery: Announce This Design / Hair: April McReynolds / Makeup: Jolie Artistry / Car Rental: Pech Limousine

8 comments
  1. Bettina Otto

    I love the note he leaves on her wedding shoes…this is so special and romantic. Good luck!

  2. Nicole Pope

    I love the cake! So simple and pretty! Sometimes less really is more!

  3. Anthony Winyard Wedding DJ

    Absolutely fabulous message on the shoes! Now THAT is romance!

  4. lane dittoe

    Amazing job Alea! cake is amazing too :)

  5. Adrienne- Love Well Styled

    Such a great spin on the Great Gatsby! I adore the dress and the accessories, so gorgeous!

  6. Simply Peachy

    The note on her shoes is soo sweet!

  7. mellissa

    Love this blog’s title because it’s the name of my little Etsy shop AND I love ALL THINGS Gatsby! What a beautiful wedding. xo

  8. Hawaii Wedding Planner

    The brides looks stunning!! I love her headband it’s elegant with just the right amount of drama!

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