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Whispers of the sea: a timeless & moody coastal wedding inspo

Elegant moody wedding inspiration

Step into the magic of this moody styled shoot inspired by the sea's elegance, shimmering pearls, and charming seashells. From the bride's silky wedding gown to the pear & candle adorned tablescape, every detail spins a tale of love and timeless beauty! The European vendor team, including delicate hand drawn calligraphy by Geistreich by Patrizia Nicosia, crafted an inspo that will bring all the dreamy coastal vibes to your wedding day.

Keep reading to see how the bride transformed one bridal look into two by changing her hair and makeup! All captured gorgeously on camera by Lisanne Vreeke and Claudia Fellino.

Hand drawn ocean inspired wedding invitation suite

"Carefully chosen, each image captures the romance and charm of the day, preserving its magical essence. I'm sure this shoot will capture the hearts of many future couples, perfectly aligned with the vibe of today. Join us for a celebration inspired by the ocean, where love meets playful artistry." - Patrizia Nicosia

Long natural pearl bride earrings Moody black and white bride bouquet

This luscious black and white bridal bouquet was created by Awina - it pairs perfectly with the dark and moody palette of the day.

Silky designer wedding dress

Shiny & sleek wedding gown

Two Souls provided the shiny and sleek off-the-shoulder wedding gown that bride model Nadège wore for the shoot. The designer is known for their modern, avant-garde dress design and this style perfectly complemented the timeless aesthetic of the editorial!

Bride in Two Souls wedding gown

The structured bridal gown was paired with clean and bright makeup and softly wavy hair by Laura Schaub.

Bride in Two Souls wedding gown holding monochrome bouquet Two Souls wedding gown

Timeless, moody bridal getting ready portraits

Timeless ethereal bride at destination Swiss wedding

Soft & moody ocean inspired wedding

For the reception table, a soft and moody scene was inspired by the ocean. Dripping candles, crystal goblets, lush pears, and hand scripted place settings created a vision of coastal luxury with a delicate neutral palette. The gentle waves of paper and sparkling pearls created a poetic vibe that effortlessly blended into the enchanting world of wedding design!

Dark and moody reception table ideas

Elegant coastal wedding invitation shaped like a seashell Seashell shaped cheese plate for ocean inspired reception table

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The luxe coastal-inspired rental decor was provided by local shops Dellaemmi and Seelleria, styled elegantly with place cards from Geistreich by Patrizia Nicosia.


Modern moody reception table with tall candles and goblets

Timeless pear centerpiece for wedding reception table

Changing up reception hair & makeup

Looking for a chic way to change up your reception or ceremony look? For this shoot,

Laura Schaub transformed the bride's look by simply changing her hairstyle and adding a red lip! We love the modern effect of her braided hair with a vibrant pop of makeup.

Moody modern Black bride with braided back hair style

Glowing Black bride in red lipstick with long veil Glowing veiled Black bride in red lipstick with bouquet

Pearls & champagne

No ocean inspired wedding would be complete without a bottle of bubbly and a bride bathed in pearls! Lisanne Vreeke and Claudia Fellino captured the timeless aesthetic of the styled wedding in this scene of quiet luxury.

Pearl earrings resting on champagne goblet at luxury wedding

Bride sipping champagne at Swiss destination wedding shoot Luxurious pearl earrings resting on champagne goblet

Bride holding champagne goblet at moody indoor wedding

Chic and stylish wedding candles blown out at reception end

Thank you to Patrizia Nicosia for sharing this gorgeous ocean inspired wedding shoot! Be sure to check out the full gallery of images below by Lisanne Vreeke and Claudia Fellino.

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