Warm neutrals in this Parisienne-inspired photoshoot
Neutrals are so hot right now for weddings during all seasons.
Bisous Events was obviously French-inspired in its name (Bisous meaning kisses) and so when we got the chance to team up with international French photographer, Lénaïc Sanz, we knew we had to do something to nod to the always-inspiring city of Paris, France!
Lénaïc sent me an image of a Parisian lady sipping coffee and I loved the warm tones in the image for a cafe-inspired shoot. I immediately looked for venues that gave a gritty, historical and warm vibe in Toronto while Lénaïc was in town. The French Café photoshoot was set in nowhere other than above an existing coffee shop, Merchants of Green Coffee, in the Jam Factory venue space. The venue provided lots of natural light on the cloudy day (which lent well to the shoot since Paris is known for its cloudy days), exposed bricks and beams and access to hot espresso downstairs!
The bride, Tanya, sipped on her espresso as she got ready for her big day in her custom lace robe by Catalfo. Make-up by Ford Beauty and hair by Bridal Hair Collective was effortless glam. This classic wedding deserved beautiful stationery to reflect the mood by Paper Mache Co. Every bride needs 2 gowns (am I right?) for the ceremony and reception, both from Sash and Bustle and rings by Anouk Jewelry. The ceremony space was entirely assembled on-site by the talented designer behind Mums Garden, Erin with fresh latte-coloured florals. The table also was adorned in florals and flowy fabrics and accentuated with the chocolate-coloured cutlery. Le Dolci supplied the lovely cake.
Merci beaucoup to all the vendors that participated in this chic photoshoot!
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Photo: Lénaïc Sanz firstname.lastname@example.org / IG @sanzlena
Venue: Jam Factory IG @jamfactoryto
Model: Tanya / B&M Models @bnmmodels
Hair: Amy Griffiths email@example.com IG @bridalhaircollective
Florals: Erin / Mum’s Garden firstname.lastname@example.org IG @mumsgardenfloral
Dress & Accessories: Sash & Bustle / Andrea Dineen email@example.com IG @sashandbustle / gowns: Ivy & Aster "Heron" and Truvelle “Sasha”
Robe: Sarah Catalfo / BY CATALFO / www.ByCatalfo.com IG @bycatalfo
Ring: Anouk Jewelry / anoukjewelry.com / FB: anoukjewelry / twitter: ANOUKbyAnat / IG @anoukjewelry
Table top rentals: (Bisous Events) / Chairs: (owned by florist)
Cake: Lisa / Le Dolci / IG, Twitter: @ledolci / www.LeDolci.com
Stationery: Yan / Paper Mache co. @papermacheco