A bride with pink hair, three different wedding dresses, leather jackets, studded heels — how much more do I need to say? This modern and chic styled shoot from Khaki Bedford Photography and Yellow Rose Co. captures the best that Brooklyn hip and Nashville cool have to offer, and it’s the absolute perfect inspiration for any rock-n-roll couple looking to get their party on.
From the photographer, Khaki Bedford: My inspiration for this shoot came for what I felt was lacking in the Southern Wedding scene. Recently moving to Nashville from Brooklyn (along with so many creative peers), I really wanted the shoot to feel Brooklyn-meets-Nashville by bringing some non-traditional cool to the shoot and having more of an urban feel. This really describes my Brooklyn client and what I think young Nashville couples are craving here. The one thing I knew I had to have was a bride with pastel hair – I was dying to find a model with a rock n roll, fun style, with a little boho feel – non-traditional, a little edgy, but still soft and pretty. I also wanted to include as many local vendors as I could.
Olive and Sinclair is a Nashville staple and I thought it would be perfect to include their artisan chocolate bars as wedding favors. Belle Meade Bourbon was also used as our “favors” which was fitting since we shot in the events space at the distillery. Our hair stylist has a pretty amazing taxidermy collection, so the morning of the shoot I snagged as much as I could as a last minute addition (including a 5′ deer head)! She also let me raid her closet and contributed much of her personal wardrobe – including a fur coat previously owned by June Carter Cash. Kristin, from Yellow Rose Co. really got my vision from the get-go and was an integral part in making this whole shoot happen. She came in full force contributing her floral and styling talents and linking us up with the rentals company, amazing cake shop – Nashville Sweets and Sweet as Honey Studios for the paper goods. The Dress Theory was so amazing to work with and had so many gorgeous dresses to choose from, they ended up loaning us three for the shoot!