Winter Styled Photo Shoot

The vision for this photo shoot began with Sheri Autry Couture's gorgeous, sexy, yet elegant gown that she designed specifically for the shoot.  When I saw photos of the gown, I thought a lot about the kind of bride this gown would be made for: a woman who's confident, willing to take risks, and with a flair for the dramatic.  And she would want her personality to shine through on her wedding day.

So, with that framework in mind, we chose an unconventional color palate for the shoot - anchored in black, deep purple, and mixed metallics - while selecting both vintage and contemporary elements to echo the gown's traditional (lace, pearls) and non-traditional (rhinestones, feathers) materials...

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Location: Cloisters Castle | Photographer: Cesar Chavez | Florist: Fleur de Lis | Tableware: Select Event Group | Bridal Gown: Sheri Autry Couture | Menswear: Christopher Schafer Clothier | Calligraphy: Laura Hooper | Cake: The Cake StudioJewelry: Nelson Coleman JewelersBridal Hair: Jamie Spade | Bridal Makeup: Tracey L. Jenkins | Models: Andrea Ventura, Justin Miller 

all photos (c) Cesar Chavez Photography