A very beautiful morning to you – welcome to a brand new week. I hope that we’e able to inject a little beauty and inspiration in to your every day starting right here, because this is a fabulous wedding that I know you’re going to love. Kirsty and Mark married on 25th July this year with a ceremony at Stoke Newington Town Hall followed by a reception-come good old fashioned knees-up at The Londesborough Pub. I am so smitten with Kirsty’s 70’s inspired bohemian wedding day style and that fabulous smile.
“We both wanted the day to have a relaxed feel and to be something we were both comfortable with. Our choice of venue, dress and flowers were an extension of both mine and Marks style. It was really important for us to keep this running through the whole day. A lot of people commented on the day looking quite 70’s which is one of my favourite era’s so I’m happy with that.”
Photography Copyright (c) 2014, Philippa James
“We were introduced to each other through Marks brother, and had been together for around three years when Mark booked a surprise trip to Antibes in the Cote d’Azur. He popped the question sitting on a beach at sunset. It was all very romantic.
We’re not ones for a long drawn out engagement – if your going to do it, do it! It was around 10 months later that we got married.”
Kirsty’s incredible dress was a Rue de Seine design…
“As soon as I saw this dress I knew it was the one for me. I took a chance and ordered the dress without even trying it on. Everyone said I must be mad, but I know what I like and I had not seen anything like it anywhere else.
The dress had to be an extension of my personality and style. I didn’t want to look like I had just been plonked into a wedding dress. I also loved the fact that it was a heavy cotton embroidered lace so it was really soft on the body. The sunflower detail was also perfect for our summer wedding and it was simple enough for our relaxed day.”
“Mark and I had always talked about having a small intimate wedding. When we were looking for venues we wanted somewhere that was classic, beautiful but would fit in with our laid back personalities and the Town Hall and Londesborough fitted this perfectly. We also had a lot of family and friends coming down from Liverpool so it was nice to have the two venues within walking distance of each other.
The Town Hall and Londesborough were the first venues we looked at and we booked them straight away.”
Kirsty’s pretty, bohemian style veil is by designer Minna.
“Our photographer was Philippa James who was amazing and managed to capture the day perfectly. She asked us previously what/who we wanted pictures of so nothing was missed.
Philippa’s attention to detail is perfect. She is a great photographer and gives you a really personal service.”