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A Work Of Art Wedding

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A wedding is but a moment in time, a day like any other, until we adorn it with meaning, beauty, and love. And when it comes to adornment, Gustav Klimt’s body of work stands as the paragon of ornamentation.

In Klimt’s most popular paintings, like “The Kiss” and “The Virgins”, we see a romance and sensuality that are at once innocent and transformative, qualities often shared by the milestone of a wedding, making his works the perfect inspiration for this shoot. All of the details, designed by Revel Petals, are super stunning and can be found in the full gallery, photographed by Hailley Howard Photography.

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Homage To Klimt's Work

From a styling standpoint, we paid direct homage to Klimt’s work in the table numbers and the postage stamp on the invitation suite, but chose to abstain from being too literal in the styles of dresses, creating a wedding for a contemporary couple with a garden-chic vibe.

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A Touch Of Gold

Gold was used in the table runner, plates and cutlery, cake and the bride’s neck art, mimicking the lavish gold leaf Klimt used in so many of his paintings. Even our signature cocktail, Golden Emilie, was a striking peach-gold color, accented by delicate locally-grown orchids. Often, Klimt’s artwork contains elements of geometric pattern, which were perfectly reflected in the mosaic floors of the beautiful Ebell Club of Long Beach.

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Capturing Intimacy & Romance

With the cascading flowers and the way the calligraphy and models moved in serpentine lines, we targeted a subtle intimacy that transported us into a Klimtian wonderland, adorning the day in gold-gilded romance that celebrates the monumental moment of a wedding.

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Golden Emilie Cocktail Recipe

By: Alexis Kozak, of Zush By Design. GOLDEN EMILIE: 1 cocktail per serving 1.5 Rhum Agricole Blanc 3/4 St George spiced pear liqueur 1/4 Campari 2 dashes Bar Keep Saffron Bitters Stir. Strain. Serve up in a Coupe. Garnish by squeezing a lemon peel over the top, discard.

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ServiceVendor
CakeSweet E's Bake Shop
CalligraphyMBM Calligraphy
CocktailAlexis Kozak of Zush by Design
Coordinators & StylistsDay of Gal
DesignRevel Petals
FashionJoanna August
FashionLOHO Bride
FlowersRevel Petals
Gold Bridal Hair PieceHeart of Gold Designs
Hair & MakeupBritten Faith
Hair & MakeupJessie Yarborough
Hair & MakeupStephanie Lawrence
ModelJulie McNiven, Christine Barraco & Alana Schoen
PhotographersHailley Howard Photography
RentalsDish Wish
Venues & OfficiantsEbell of Long Beach
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