Vintage Glam Parisian Wedding

Vintage Weddings

When this wedding from Paris wedding photographers Anthony and Audrey Brock landed in our inbox, we knew we had found the ultimate in luxe vintage glam. Lauren and Steven, an Australian couple, chose France for an intimate ceremony by the Seine and a reception in the Ritz Hotel of Paris. We love those individual champagne bottles for toasts! Don’t miss all photos of this vintage affair in the gallery.

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From the bride, Lauren: The overall theme was “One Night In Paris” and we were going for effortless, vintage glamour. We essentially wanted to create an intimate ceremony for the nuptials followed by the ultimate dinner party event for ourselves and our guests. Plus it was also my 30th birthday on our wedding day so we really wanted to celebrate across the board. We chose Paris as the backdrop because not only is it the perfect city to tie the knot but we wanted to take our family and friends on an international adventure they would never forget.

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paris vintage glam wedding

The one thing you cant see in the photographs is that each venue was a surprise to our guests. They were given a telegram the night before the wedding with simple information like time and location to meet and the entire day was one big unfolding surprise for them which they loved.

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paris vintage glam wedding

paris vintage glam wedding

The inspiration was “Paris Glamour” and we asked guests to dress accordingly. It was very classic black and white event with a splash of red discreetly thrown in here and there to add contrast. The dinner event was all about creating a golden glow with the backdrop of the sun setting over Paris and stunning ambience lighting once night hit using soft candlelight.

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paris vintage glam wedding

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paris vintage glam wedding

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paris vintage glam wedding

Any advice for brides planning their weddings now? Every wedding, big or small, is a huge project for every bride so don’t forget when you’re feeling overwhelmed, it’s a completely natural emotion. Even with me having a strong background in producing events and being used to taking intense amounts of pressure, I still felt a lot of stress in the lead-up because a wedding is so personal. My best advice is to breathe in and breathe out (then repeat over and over again, ha!) and tackle each task one step at a time. Also do not be afraid to ask your bridal party for help, advice and support. My ladies in waiting were an absolutely amazing support unit for me throughout the 12-month project. I could not have done it without them!

Paris wedding photographers Anthony and Audrey Brock landed in our inbox, we knew we had found the ultimate in luxe vintage glam. Lauren and Steven, an Australian couple, chose France for an intimate ceremony by the Seine and a reception in the Ritz Hotel of Paris. We love those individual champagne bottles for toasts! Don’t miss all photos of this vintage affair in View more images from this wedding

Wedding Songs:
Processional: Solo violinist playing a live simplified arrangement of “Pachelbel’s Canon In D”
First Dance: “Fly Me To The Moon” by Frank Sinatra

Wedding vendors (Paris, France):

Ceremony venue: Across from Le Louvre, River Seine, Paris / Reception venue: Private Salon, The Ritz Hotel, Paris / Wedding photographer: One and Only Paris Photography / Wedding Dress: Wendy Makin Couture (Australia) – “The Ashley” / Wedding shoes: Christian Dior / Wedding Veil: Brides of Melbourne, Australia / Fur stole: Melbourne Vintage Store / Groom’s suit: Calvin Klein / Groom’s shoes: Wayne Cooper Patent Shoes / Groomsmen’s suits: Rhodes and Beckett / Caterer: Head Chef, Ritz Paris. / Florist: Shivani, Paris [in the 8th] / Wedding Cake (or other dessert): Croquembouche with vanilla filling / Wedding invitations: made by bride



21 comments
  1. AmyPunky Photography

    Amazing wedding! You go Audrey and Anthony!

  2. Sofia@Brancoprata

    This is absolutely stunning!!! So chic, so elegant!!!

  3. Tonya

    simply stunning!

  4. chandra ~ oh lovely day

    You’re kidding, right? This wedding is AMAZING! Gorgeous and in Paris to boot. Way to end the week on a great note!

  5. Brittany

    This is one of my favorites so far! Perfectly vintage and classy. Absolutely beautiful!

  6. jenn {bow tie & bustle}

    paris + wedding ceremony….um YES YES YES please! gorgeous! my dream wedding!

  7. tami {My Wedding Concierge

    OH MY GOSH! Loving this!

  8. Emily Heizer, Photography with FLAIR

    Lovely! So very “Sex and the City” with the walking arm in arm on the Seine! lol Love the dinner too, it feel so authentic.

  9. Nicky Chadwick - Buckley

    Gorgeous honest images with a real timeless quality :-)

  10. Rosie Parsons

    Wow, this is such a super stylish wedding – I love it! And the photos are fab!! Fantastic idea to reveal each part of the day as a surprise to the guests, that’s really fun!

  11. Katie

    This is a dream wedding – I want to be a guest. Whoever organised this, I want them to organise my wedding too!! This is one of the most incredible weddings I have ever seen on this blog. Absolutely beautiful work by the photographers too.

  12. Sandra Scott-Kiddie

    What an amazing wedding – I would have loved to be part of it.

    The photography is stunning and gives a real life appreciation of the day.

  13. Amy-Jo Tatum/Bride Chic

    Out of the box beautiful!

  14. yvonne

    Congratulations to the beautiful couple. That dining room is beautiful. They will have such wonderful memories.
    Enjoyed the photo’s, I love weddings.

    yvonne

  15. Frances

    This is gorgeous! What a great destination!

  16. Heidi@TrulyEngaging

    Love the first image of the bride and groom walking down the street. Absolutely gorgeous venue and an incredible destination! yay! Congratulations!!

  17. Half Baked Co.

    Tres Chic! J’Adore this wedding, we just catered a “Springtime in Paris” Engagement Party and are jealous that we couldn’t have been a part of this wedding!

  18. stephanie

    love everything about this … seriously, i think i just pinned half the pictures

  19. Justine Claire

    My heart belongs to Paris……………… lovely!

  20. Keri

    I love what you have achieved and to live your dream is very special. I am married to a French man and lived many years in Paris so know it well and I think you have captured a real essence of France. Well done…………. I am a Civil Marriage Celebrant and was wondering who was your celebrant? Did you bring them from Australia? I ask as I would love to do a wedding sur le Pont Neuf or under the Tour Eiffel :)
    Perfect and as the above said Tres Chic… :)

    Bisous Keri Alexander Celebrant

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