Wealthy jewel tones, magical bushes and a celebration of music make this marriage ceremony oh- so particular. Let’s head to the Hertfordshire countryside to fulfill musicians Chevone and Rob.

On 12 November 2021, Chevone and Rob, each self-employed musicians and singers, wed in a Christian blessing in The Farmhouse at Redcoats, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

Movie by Bezza Visuals

With a wealthy, jewel inexperienced color palette impressed by the bride’s favorite color, and ‘romantic forest’ décor, the marriage had music and the Christian religion at its coronary heart, in addition to allusions to the bride’s Jamaican heritage.

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Chevone’s hair was swept again from her face by her common hairdresser, Korell Williams.

“Korell has been doing my hair for over a decade now and he’s develop into a part of the household.”

“I had a transparent concept on how I needed my hair to be styled for the day and gave the bridesmaids full artistic management on how they needed their hair to look.”

“Shanna, additionally a household buddy, was our make-up artist. I believe it’s secure to say all of us regarded and felt the most effective we’ve ever felt in our lives.”

“The quote of the morning was ‘We’ve peaked’. Each Korell and Shanna made us all really feel stunning and so relaxed.”

The bride visited Morgan Davies Bridal for her beautifully-full, fitted robe, ‘Raven’ by Maggie Sottero. I like the fitted bodice which flares into the assertion skirt and practice.

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“My gown sense has all the time been ‘basic/easy’ and I needed that to be mirrored in my selection of marriage ceremony gown. Our job requires us to be in fits and robes regularly so I’m used to carrying full size, fitted clothes. The primary few clothes I attempted on had been in my ‘consolation zone’ and subsequently appeared fairly underwhelming.”

“It was truly my sister that persuaded me to attempt the ‘huge gown’. I’m actually completely satisfied I went with a method no-one anticipated me to put on.”

“Morgan Davies Bridal was superb from the start. I had already seen some beautiful clothes at a few different bridal outlets however the expertise I had at MDB undoubtedly performed a serious half in why I ended up going with a gown from them.”

For the ceremony, Chevone wore ASOS footwear, switching into Dr. Martens afterward. Her fragrance was Jo Malone Velvet Rose & Oud.

“I had learn someplace that you should purchase a brand new scent to your marriage ceremony day that will maintain the reminiscence of that day.”

“I needed a scent that will final the entire day. Once I stumbled throughout the Velvet Rose & Oud scent, I immediately fell in love with the smokiness of the oud wooden. The oud smelt like bushes to me, which all linked to the theme.”

The three bridesmaids, Chevone’s two elder sisters and her greatest buddy from faculty, regarded unimaginable of their glam, jewel-green robes., made particularly for them.

“We’re each into style and subsequently the styling of the complete bridal occasion was actually vital to us. All three ladies have fully totally different physique shapes.”

“They’ve all been a serious inspiration in my life so I needed to have clothes made for them that confirmed their individuality. I cherished that every one three of them had the liberty to precise their private types in every of their clothes.”

The bridesmaids wore gold footwear of their selection and jewelry from Liberty in Love, as did the bride.

“We had our two nieces as flower ladies they usually wore matching white princess clothes.”

The groom’s tailor-made swimsuit, that includes a inexperienced velvet jacket, was from Harry Joseph Tailoring. Over to Rob to clarify extra about his selection.

“I chanced on Harry Josephs while out for a espresso in Hertford. I already had a robust imaginative and prescient of the model I needed in a marriage swimsuit so popped in to see if it was one thing he may do.”

“Harry’s right down to earth and personable character made the entire course of essentially the most pleasant and chilled-out expertise. His experience in each fashionable and basic males’s model helped convey my imaginative and prescient to life. He created me a {custom}, tailor-made tuxedo with a single button, inexperienced velvet jacket.”

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“I couldn’t have been happier with the tux and cherished the small particulars, like stitching the marriage date into the within of the jacket.”

The couple put a lot thought into the styling of the ceremony house, bringing in great bushes from Twilight Bushes to be the principle focus.

“This for me was a tree dream come true. I discovered Twilight Bushes by way of Instagram and had my coronary heart set of getting them for our day.”

“I believe the bushes made the barn magical. The staff at Twilight Bushes had been beautiful, so useful and the communication was 5 star.”

Chevone added a sheer veil, additionally from Morgan Davies Bridal.

“I went for the simplest one within the store. I’m the youngest of three ladies and it was my mum’s want for us all to put on veils, as she did.”

“My mum was so beneficiant to present me my marriage ceremony gown, and as my sister selected to not put on veils on their huge days, I needed to put on one for her.”

Chevone and Rob had been initially on account of wed in January 2021 however postponed their celebration till later within the 12 months. As they had been ready to dwell collectively till they had been married, that they had a super-intimate Christian ceremony with simply their mums in attendance in Spring 2021.

“Our authentic marriage ceremony date was Saturday 30 January 2021. We ended up pushing again our date once we went into lockdown two.”

“We each determined we needed to have an autumn/winter date so it made sense for us to push again ten months.”

“Fortunately for us, all restrictions had been lifted by November and we had the day we all the time needed. We married legally on 6 April 21, in entrance of simply our mums as we had been ready for marriage to dwell collectively.”

The change in date was the right alternative for the bride to indulge her love of winter and crisp, chilly climate.

“I’ve all the time cherished winter weddings; I believe as a result of I’m a winter child I just like the chilly. Inexperienced has all the time been my favorite color and being amongst bushes has all the time felt like a secure place for me. I wasn’t ever a kind of ladies that deliberate my marriage ceremony from a younger age however once we acquired engaged I used to be fairly set on what I needed from the get go.”

“Fortunately, Rob was a really chilled groom and just about gave me the reins when it got here to the model and really feel of the day. His area was music and booze.”

The ceremony was held within the barn and Chevone walked down the aisle to her favorite music, ‘You Are So Lovely’ by Joe Cocker.

“My dad walked me down the aisle. I’m the final of three ladies and the final to get married, so this was a very emotional a part of the day for us all.”

The officiant was Chevone’s childhood pastor Kevin Simpson and it was vital to her that Christian worship had an enormous half within the ceremony.

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“I’ve a robust Christian religion. The singing was led by Elaine Simpson who’s the spouse of our officiant.”

“My brother in-law accompanied on piano. Music is so vital to us each and we actually needed to make use of the chance to share this with all our household and buddies.”

“My mum Velma gave readings of two scriptures in the course of the ceremony; 1 Corinthians 13: 4-Eight and Tune of Solomon 8: 6-7.”

“We saved our vows very conventional. I used to be raised in a Christian Pentecostal church and we needed the blessing to replicate my religion. My dad prayed over us as soon as we exchanged rings.”

The couple had been introduced collectively by their shared love of music, when Rob auditioned Chevone for his band in 2013.

“My older sister and Rob’s older brother studied music collectively. Just a few years later the brothers had been in a band collectively and had been auditioning for a brand new lead feminine vocalist.”

“They acquired in contact with my sister. She was unavailable for the job however put me ahead. I went alongside to the audition; I believe I solely sang one line and the job was mine.”

“We went on to journey throughout Europe with the band and our friendship grew, we fell within the love and the remaining is historical past.”

“Rob proposed on my 30th birthday in 2019, in my bed room. I had requested for an ‘preliminary’ necklace so after I noticed a jewelry field nestled between a pair of Dr. Martens (which I had additionally requested for) I figured it was the necklace.

“As I opened the field, Rob acquired down on one knee and requested me to be his spouse. I burst into tears after which screamed my head off. We had been engaged (technically) for about 18 months as we legally married in April 21 in the course of the pandemic.”

For her marriage ceremony band, Chevone selected a easy, skinny, white gold marriage ceremony ring with small diamond gildings from an impartial boutique in Hertfordshire.

Rob chosen a custom-made, sand-cast gold, marriage ceremony band from Cornish ring maker, Justin Duance.

“Our florist was Rob’s mum Megan. We had been so blessed that every one 4 dad and mom every determined to generously assist in the direction of the marriage, and this was Meg’s contribution.”

“I’ve by no means actually been huge into flowers however needed to maintain the indoor/out of doors theme all through the day”

” The bushes had been the principle focus so it made sense to maintain the flowers to a minimal.”

“I cherished the concept of getting an all-foliage bouquet, which all got here from Meg’s backyard. I assumed it labored so properly with the ‘romantic forest’ really feel.”

The ceremony was adopted by some stunning out of doors portrait photographs earlier than a marriage breakfast supplied by The Farmhouse at Redcoats staff.

“We selected beef for the meat possibility and mushroom Wellington for the vegetarian. Our night buffet was additionally supplied by Redcoats.”

“All our stationery was designed by Rob. We saved a lot cash with the ability to do it ourselves.”

“As quickly as you stroll by means of the darkish moody bar into the 15th century barn you possibly can really feel the magic. It was an instantaneous ‘sure’ from us.”

“We’d been fortunate sufficient to have labored at Redcoats on quite a few events as musicians however wanting on the venue with our marriage ceremony heads on, we simply knew it was the place for us.”

“Charlotte Cherry, our marriage ceremony coordinator, and the entire Redcoats staff had been the most effective.”

“Each query, question and e-mail was answered so swiftly and it was a pleasure planning the day with the entire Redcoats staff.”

This stunning pictures is the work of Gemma of The Wardette Studio. I like its intimate model which is fashionable but magical.

“Rob and I knew of Gemma’s work by means of her fiancé Adam, who’s a fellow musician. We initially shopped round for a marriage photographer however rapidly realised Gemma was the right match for us. Gem’s uncooked, edgy model fully received us over.”

“Regardless of planning in the course of the pandemic, we had been capable of have a gathering with Gemma over Zoom and share concepts for particular photographs we’d love her to seize.”

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“Our high precedence nevertheless, was for her to naturally seize the day and Gemma did that to absolute perfection.”

“Footage apart, Gemma was undoubtedly one of many highlights of our day. Her calm nature and altogether amazingness made a chilly day in November (with a one-hour window of daylight) the smoothest and most pleasant expertise.”

“She in some way dealt with our massive household teams with ease and captured our ceremony and reception as a fly on the wall with out being intrusive and all the time with a smile.”

“The cherry on high is that our marriage ceremony pictures are arms down essentially the most unimaginable photos I’ve ever seen.”

“We’d advocate Gemma to any couple in a heartbeat. A enterprise skilled, superb photographer, and essentially the most unimaginable individual.”

Bezza Visuals created the couple’s marriage ceremony movie.

“He actually stepped in 48 hours earlier than the marriage day and did an unimaginable job to visually seize snippets of our day.”

“The cake was my dad’s (Newton’s) contribution to the day. It was an opportunity to incorporate a contact of my Jamaican heritage within the marriage ceremony. We selected dad’s signature Jamaican blended fruit and rum cake.”

“Not solely did my dad create an exquisite and scrumptious two-tier marriage ceremony cake, he additionally baked particular person, mini variations of the identical cake which our visitors had been capable of take residence alongside a espresso marriage ceremony favour.”

“Considered one of our favorite issues to do collectively is to exit for espresso. We used considered one of our native espresso outlets, Herts Espresso Lab, to supply the espresso and acquired baggage and a stamp to make particular person espresso pouches ourselves.”

The speeches included a musical shock for the bride from Rob.

“My favorite a part of the day was when Rob sang to me throughout his speech. I had a hunch he was going to sing however he went above and past and had the complete bridal occasion be taught considered one of our favorite songs. It was good. The speeches had been fairly epic as properly.”

The night occasion had music from band Subsequent Degree Music and there was a primary dance to ‘I Stay To Make You Smile’ by Jamie Lidell.

“We had seen Jamie Lidell carry out dwell a couple of years again once we first heard this observe and fell in love.”

“Subsequent Degree Music did a fantastic job of making a celebration environment in a room stuffed with musicians. Not a simple activity!”

“As a shock for our visitors, we booked a Jamaican meals truck that we discovered on Instagram, The Jerk Joint.”

“It was one other alternative to weave in my heritage. The meals was un-real and introduced an genuine style of Jamaica to the night.

Phrases of Wedded Knowledge

“Have the marriage you need. Weddings will all the time welcome everybody’s opinions in what they assume you need to do.”

“The underside line is that it’s your day. It’s the someday you might be egocentric.”

“Covid has proven us all that nothing in life is promised so benefit from the now and the place you might be at in your relationship.”

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“When you need to look forward to issues, the end result will really feel all of the sweeter. Whether or not it’s beginning a household or shopping for a brand new home collectively, marriage will likely be a very new chapter to your relationship. So, benefit from the experiences you’ll be able to have collectively now and ultimately your marriage ceremony day will come.”

“As a lot because the day is vital, finally when everybody goes residence it will likely be simply you two taking up life collectively.”

Thanks Chevone and Rob for sharing your stunning marriage ceremony with us. I like the forest-inspired decor, and what a robe. Congratulations to you each. Thanks additionally Gemma at The Wardette Studio to your stunning pictures, too.

For extra winter weddings, you possibly can take inspiration from these Love My Costume options.

Ele xx

Eleanor Crossland

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Ele lives within the Lincolnshire countryside, near the attractive coast. A certified Pilates trainer, she loves health, yoga, Pilates and has a wholesome dependancy to baking, writing and journey.


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