Bread and herb infused pre-wedding celebration
The Scene: Glamourous and trend setting expectations out the door, this bride to be, with French sensibilities, looked to her own closet for wardrobe and her own linen closet for the table with a heavy linen tablecloth and turned it into a afternoon rehearsal dinner and pre-wedding preparations including close family and friends. The European way: chic and simple celebration brimming with easy and classic details.
The Look: Aromatic herbs and bread on the table set up an afternoon of celebration with warm and clean lines combined reflecting a classic table with an equally settled-in look. As if taking place in a meadow, the fête is dotted with flowers from a nearby meadow and winds into the bouquet for ceremony the next day with coneflower, lavender, nicotiana, statice, fresia, and phlox.
The Bouquet: Textural white on white blooms with easy linen ribbon cut from the same cloth as the table covering and frayed at the edges for more texture and laissez faire approach to the days ahead.
The Feel: Rose’ to drink on the tables, an invitation for a small country wedding in France makes for an inviting an unfussy union to come for everyone invited.
Creative Direction and Floral Ashley Fox Designs
Styling Meghan Irene
Model Kara at Ignite Models
Hair and Makeup Heather Trachsel
Invite suite and ribbon Shasta Bell Calligraphy
Linen Runner Silk and Willow
Place settings Ikea
Floral vases and ring Shop 501
Tablecloth simple painter’s drop cloth cut to size
Mauve napkins Target
Coupes and flatware vintage shop
Lucite chairs Ikea