While David of Modern Vintage Weddings jumped at the chance to work with expert makeup artist Gemma Sutton, we just as quickly jumped at the opportunity to share the exquisite result with you all. The pair brought on The Bijou Bride to help style this bridal-shoot-meets-wedding-inspiration, which brings Art Deco glam and travel allure to the wedding editorial world!

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From the photographer, David of Modern Vintage Weddings: When I got the call from hair and make up artist Gemma Sutton with the idea of putting together a bridal inspiration photoshoot at Brookland’s Museum, near London, I jumped at the chance. Gemma Sutton’s work is sublime and the idea we came up with together was to photograph a story that was modern, but had vintage luxury elements we hoped might inspire brides to be who were considering a travel theme for their wedding.

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Brookland’s Museum has a stationery Concorde, and you can get married on board! I am big fan of aeroplanes and travel a lot shooting destination weddings but never had the chance to fly in one so this was of course the next best thing. Our bride for the day, Sophie, was travelling somewhere fabulous to her honeymoon, in style. That was the idea, and The Bijou Bride, perfectly styled the look with golds and deep reds, to give a luxurious feel to the setting. I hope that Ruffled’s readers enjoy the images and the planning of their own big day.

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View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Shoot Location: Weybridge, Surrey, England / Photographer: David of Modern Vintage Weddings / Shoot Venue: Brooklands Museum / Event Stylist: The Bijou Bride / Flowers: Vintage Floral Design Co. / Bride’s Attire: Luella’s Boudoir / Headpieces: The G & D Collection / Hair and Makeup: Gemma Sutton / Wedding Cakes: Elizabeth Solaru / Stationery: Elle is For Love / Model: Sophie Green


Comments (15):

  • Harriet Lowther on February 6, 2014

    What's not to love, so elegant, so beautiful. The hair is fab, styled simply, with sparkly headpieces, just fab! Love the travel theme too - thanks so much for sharing, loads of fab ideas!!
  • HenorStag on July 3, 2013

    These pictures are gorgeous! Loved the brides head piece, simply stunning! It all looked first class!
  • HenorStag on July 3, 2013

    Loved the headpiece. These pictures are gorgeous! Loved the brides head piece, simply stunning!
  • Sheila on June 19, 2013

    There are some fantastic party ideas to be found right here. Especially the super random ideas!
  • Sonia @wantthatwedding on February 28, 2013

    Oh wow oh wow oh wow. This styled shoot is STUNNING!! love everything about it XxX well done all :))
  • Marie on February 28, 2013

    The gold wedding cake is magnificent!! This is what happens when amazing people get together. The images are stunning an the sparkly headpieces set off the clothes beautifully.
  • Tian on February 28, 2013

    What a fabulous shoot. I love the concept and the styling. Such creativity. I had to do a double take when I saw the luggage cake. Those cupcakes are darling.
  • Wedding Planner London - Soirée de Luxe on February 27, 2013

    This shoot is simply stunning! I adore the makeup, headpieces, gowns - well everything!!! :D xx
  • Dominique on February 27, 2013

    Oh. my. gosh. This is an amazing amazing amazing shoot. Great work all around!
  • weddings on cocoa beach florida on February 27, 2013

    love is in the air here for sure.
  • Caribbean Wedding Events on February 27, 2013

    This art deco glam shoot is off the charts! Beautiful share~
  • Grace on February 27, 2013

    I really love the invitations. It can even be used for hen weekends that will be held in international locations. Getting married on an airplane is a novel idea too. Kudos to the one who came up with the idea!
  • NoisyButterfly on February 27, 2013

    The make up is stunning. Love the deep red lips. The dress are elegant and beautiful. Totally reminiscent of the period. Gorgeous!!
  • Byanka on February 26, 2013

    amazing! everything about this is perfect!
  • Brittany Bellagala Intern on February 26, 2013

    I love the sparkly headpieces! What a unique bouquet! the roses and the wire. I have never seen anything like that before!


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