It’s Friday, which makes it the perfect day for poring over some gorgeous bridal designs from Sweet Caroline‘s new lookbook! A talented team of vendors (including Jessica Cooper Photography and Falls Flowers) came together to showcase this stunning collection of separates, ranging in style from classically sweet to edgy and funky.
From the fashion designer, Sweet Caroline: As a designer, you are constantly asked to define your customer. Who is she; what inspires her; what are her dreams; what are her hobbies; her likes, dislikes? As a bridal designer, I always found these questions particularly challenging. A girl’s street style changes from day to day and is constantly evolving, but what does she wear on her most cherished day? How does she make her bridal style her own? When designing the collection, I wanted to create pieces could adapt to any bride’s style. I chose an array of timeless separates that could be mixed and matched for the perfect wedding day look – from trendy girls who want to make a statement in soft colors or an edgy bride who wants to rock it in bold black, to a classic girl who is looking for the perfect neckline and an elegantly long train. For this shoot, I wanted to tell the story of a bride getting ready for her wedding – choosing who she wants to be and what look makes her feel the most beautiful on the day she says “I do.”
When planning this shoot, we chose an empty, sun-drenched section of the gorgeous Globe Dye building in Philadelphia. The space was the perfect blank canvas to show off the versatility of the gowns, as well as giving Falls Flowers the freedom to build breathtaking, ethereal floral installations. Occasions by Diana and Belles and Grooms collaborated together to give each of the models a classically beautiful hair and make up look – keeping them soft and simple with a touch of vintage elegance. Forget Me Not provided the perfect rental pieces for simple vignettes including a gorgeous vintage vanity for primping and polishing. In addition to providing hand painted champagne bottles, Pippa and Fig styled the most adorable product shots showing off Harry Merrill’s stunning estate jewelry Mullein and Sparrows beauty products, Bel Aire Bridal’s classic accessories and Queen Bee Pastry’s delicious treats. As always, Jessica Cooper of Jessica Cooper Photography perfectly captured all of these rock star vendors’ incredible work behind the camera. Taking advantage of the soft light and airy gowns, Jessica created the most breathtaking images that are nothing short of angelic.