Vintage Chic French Wedding

blue and pink French wedding

A beautiful day filled with soft retro touches of pink and blue. Romain and Anne’s French country side wedding day celebrated their commitment to love each other now and forever as well as thank their families for all their support. Captured by the talented Anne-Claire Brun we know that you will want to see even more of this sweet couples heartfelt day, so be sure to click here to see the full gallery.

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a bit about the dress

On my first meeting with my dream dress designer, Delphine Manivet, I tried on four dresses and I knew right away when I saw mine. I think it’s true, that the dress chooses you and not you who chooses it! I wanted a simple dress, fluid, light. I love the retro feel and the Calais lace! I went back to the store twice with my mom and my bridesmaids. It was a good excuse to have a little Parisian getaway and it was so much fun to share these moments with them!

For Romain’s suit, we wanted something original, dandy but still casual. I had a photo of my parents’wedding that you can see on the tree. My dad was wearing a blue jacket and white pants. It was in 1983 and Romain decided to go for that look. It was meaningful and I love that it was original and very 80s looking!

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yay! we are married

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We wanted to honor our parents and grand parents, that’s why we hung their wedding photos in the trees outside. There was a lot of symbolism in our wedding. We are both very attached to our families.

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from the bride

There were so many moments I loved! The exchange of vows was full of emotions. For many months, I tried to prepare myself not to cry during the ceremony! And in the end, the song “Hallelujah” from Jeff Buckley, which had made me cry in my bathroom, didn’t even make me cry! And on the other hand, when I saw my dad waiting for me in front of the church, I felt my throat tighten.

My voice was all messed up when I started talking in the church, I was holding my emotions so much! And again, when we thanked our families and friends before diner. It’s very intense to see everyone together and happy to be here. If I had an advice for a future bride, I’d say let it go; Meaning live every moment deeply and love it. It’s a slice of pure happiness and you must enjoy it, it goes so quickly!

sparkler topped wedding cake

To get a closer look at this vintage chic wedding check out the wedding film Pascal Délé created below!

Photography: Anne-Claire Brun
Event Designer: Made in You
Cinematography: Pascal Délé
Venue & Caterer: le “Cuvage” du Chateau de Champlong
Stationery: Nabe Fabric
Flowers: Ambiance Fleurs Le Coteau
Dress Designer: Delphine Manivet
Shoe Designer: Repetto
Groom’s Attire: Faubourg saint Sulpice
Veil or Hair Accessories: Nuage coloré & Pro mariage
DJ: LFR Music
Hair: Audrey castellon | Makeup: Caroline Gaubert

Read on to hear Romain and Anne's sweet and unconventional love story about how they met and why they chose to tie the knot after nearly ten years of living together.

From the Bride:

Romain and I met in a pub where I worked with a friend of mine. He came for a drink with my friend's boyfriend and that's where I saw him for the first time. One year passed and then we met again by chance in a bakery. We had diner with friends and we started dating... And fell in love.

I left everything for him. I followed him from town to town (he's a professional soccer player). We had two beautiful children: Romane and Oscar.
After 9 years of living together, we decided to get married. There wasn't a knee down proposal or an engagement ring but the promise to love each other for the rest of our life and to keep on writing our story. So we said "let's get married next year" and so it all started :)

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  3. 0. Rachael says:

    Navy and pastels – I really love this color combination!!

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  5. I am just in love with this wedding. The ribbon roof, the colours, the tree with family photos, just all so lovely.

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  8. 0. Kristen says:

    her dress… that veil…his jacket! LOVE this wedding. amazing use of color throughout.

  9. 0. Cassandra says:

    If I could describe that dress in one word it’d be ‘midsummer.’ Pure perfection.

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  12. 0. Love By Lynzie says:

    Love the vintage elements, so rad!

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  14. 0. Hayley says:

    This post makes me want to get married all over again! Beautiful photographs x

  15. 0. Benoit says:

    Amazing 3 pieces suit ! And really nice pictures.

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  17. 0. Jacqueline.A says:

    I think the with Vintage that is this presence of beauty, classic and timelessness. something that is subtle and unique. Lovely couple with amazing photography. Just loved the concept of honoring parents and grand parents by placing their wedding picture. Innovative approach :)

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  20. That veil, stunning! The cake is amazing!!

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Colors: blue, pink, white
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