Rustic and romantic wedding inspiration in Charleston, South Carolina
Michael and Ian run the blog I Love That For You and were the focus of this rustic, romantic wedding inspiration styled shoot in Charleston, South Carolina.
“We’re like all the other couples out there, trying to figure it out together,” says the couple, based in Charleston. “We have a passion for exploring this city and home decor, but in our free time you’ll find us eating pizza while drinking wine and watching Netflix.”
The design objective of this editorial shoot was to promote a masculine and romantic feel while maintaining warmth and joy. Cafe lights and sheer white drapery were twined together to create an intimate ceremony altar against the historic bricks of Merchants Hall. Eucalyptus leaves complemented the fresh white carnations and low-lit candles. White carnations symbolize pure love and good luck, which is the perfect message for any wedding.
Suspended floral installations are on-trend lately in the wedding industry. This shoot features a lush and textured floral statement piece above the farm table which made for an intimate dinner setting. The South Carolina Lowcountry was a major inspiration behind the elements included, such as the Boysterous Couture oyster shell bow ties and the slate stone place cards.
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Photographer: Olive and Ivory Photography
Model: Michael & Ian of I Love That For You
Apparel: Boysterous Couture and Southern Protocol Bridal
Lighting: Lowcountry Entertainment
Equipment Rentals: Eventworks Rentals
Cake Designer: Sablée
Calligrapher: J. Lily Design
Video: Fig Jam Studio
Floral Designer: Fresh Weddings and Events
Event Planner: Peper Events
Venue: Merchants Hall
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