NEWFANGLED Wedding Inspiration Shoot

So you are looking for a really beautiful and unique wedding theme well look no further! Pink Book teamed up with some of the most awesome Wedding vendors in the Western Cape to bring you this extremely beautiful NEWFANGLED Wedding theme shoot. NEWFANGLED is used to describe something “different from what one is used to; objectionably new.” To capture the essence of this word we collaborated with some amazing industry artists to bring it to life. This styled shoot took place at the stunning Casa Labia Wedding Venue.

The Wedding Venue

Casa Labia opened its heart and doors to a few artists wanting to capture “a modern twist on vintage glam”- The end result is something that would make The Great Gatsby gasp with envy:

Casa Labia, once the residence of Count and Countess Natale Labia, was designed in a neo-Renaissance style with features reminiscent of a Venetian palazzo and reflects the spirit of 18th century Venice. This much-loved national monument is one of South Africa’s most exquisite multi-functional cultural centre and can be used for opulent and glamorous weddings, private functions, gala dinners, cocktail parties, conferences as well as commercial/film and stills shoots.

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The Wedding Coordination, Flowers and Décor

The flowers and décor were exquisitely executed by Charm & Perfection Planning and Berries & Bloom. Charm & Perfection Planning not only decorates your special day with décor and flowers that suits your personality but also creates a stress-free environment with their excellent planning service, while Berries & Bloom will go above and beyond to find that perfect petal for your bouquet. This shoot is but a small example of what this dynamic duo is capable of. The aim of the décor was to bring the outside in. The bright florals set against the moody backdrops and the deep greens fighting for attention against hints of gold could not have been executed any better. The candles and geometric décor only enhanced the essence of the neo-renaissance décor but was subtly softened with the minimalist looks and brilliant whites of the minimalist wedding dresses.

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The Wedding Dress, Hair & Makeup

The still silhouettes of SAFANJA’s minimalist wedding dresses romanticise the renaissance period with its exquisite corsetry, large petticoats and excessively decorated brocade fabrics, but the clean lines and smooth textures used to create these non-restrictive wedding dresses leaves one feeling fresh and rejuvenated. The skirts capture the embodiment of neo-renaissance meets the 1960’s minimalist movement. These looks show that less truly is more. The elegant pant-suits reminds us of the roaring 20’s where great gala dinners and opulent parties would be held to celebrate the essence of life. The sheer lace used to create both the leggings and top resembles the art-deco architectural movement while the pleated trousers resemble the freedom from restrictive corsetry and the liberty of jazz. Classical and minimalistic, these wedding dresses will stand the test of time.

Andrea.H Makeup Artistry kept the tone throughout the looks with the traditional soft smoky eye used to enhance the colour of the eyes. The minimalism of this soft look is so versatile that you can wear it to any event and still steal glances. The look is jazzed up by MARIA Cosmetics brand new range of lipsticks, created in-house and ideal for a fresh summer garden party. The tone of pink truly made this look pop and helped to combine the minimalist garments with the opulent floral arrangements and décor. Adding a spot of colour to your wedding makeup might seem a bit daring, but it can be so much fun.

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The Wedding Photos and Video

This theme was beautifully captured by Chrisel Mouton Photography. Using natural light combined with flash photography. She captured light where there was none and created shadows where the sun was glaringly bright. Her steady hand and keen eye balanced the lines and depth to perfection. Combined with skilled models bringing the garments to life with high-fashion poses, the result was nothing short of a masterpiece. The ebb and flow of light and movement were like an elegant dance between shadow and stills.

Red Beard Productions made it possible for us to share the vibrancy of the energy that pulsated through Casa Labia on that day. Always in the shadows, like a whisper behind a curtain, Kobus Pretorius captured every second of the day. Fleeting moments that we would have forgotten were embedded in eternity. A timeless short film captured the magic that forever will be remembered.

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NEWFANGLED Wedding Theme Collaborators:

Thank you very much to the amazing team of wedding specialists for making this awesome styled shoot happen! It has been a pleasure working with each of you.

Find some more Inspiration from our beautiful Styled Shoots or Real Weddings on our blog.


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