Once I was within the means of reimagining Love My Costume, forward of our new web site launch, there have been quite a lot of trusted creatives within the marriage ceremony business that I’d share my desires and visions with.

One such trusted confidante was photographer Katie Julia. I’ve lengthy felt drawn to Katie’s work, spirituality and strategy to producing and sharing, creatively. Having the ability to share Katie’s work as we speak on Love My Costume means the world to me.

Katie, and the crew she collaborated with for this editorial, which incorporates Alice Wilkes and All For Love London, characterize probably the most insane stage of inventive expertise throughout the British marriage ceremony business. And I can’t let you know how proud I’m to share it with you. The primary of two wonderful editorials photographed by Katie, that I have been ready to share with you, I hope you take pleasure in this, the primary, ‘A return to Nature’, Shot at The Lanesborough.

Phrases by Katie Julia observe.

A nature-inspired idea

This editorial was created throughout a time stuffed with uncertainty, and a time when weddings have been reinvented and we needed to adapt. Our intention right here was to share some hope, magic and a glimmer of sunshine in what has appeared like an extended darkish tunnel for all of us.

Between myself (Katie Julia), Ruth of All For Love London and Alice of Alice Wilkes Design, we creatively directed and produced this visible story; ‘A return to nature; is a spring awakening of types, a joyful, nurturing reminder of what heals us, the facility of mom nature and the way she reclaims her throne with majestic magnificence to deliver peace again to the world.

Inspiring Braveness By means of Creativity

While it’d really feel like we’re again to regular – {couples} and business suppliers want braveness, bravery and inspiration to assist navigate via the residual trauma as a collective, to turn out to be higher than ever as we proceed the journey to returning again, and actually creating our new regular.

Alongside spring and its pure awakening, we hope, via our editorial, to talk a language that communicates empowerment, and freedom. We hoped to create an area that sparked a way of peace.

All shot on movie, the pictures is magical, ethereal, comfortable and painterly – as if in a dream-like state. That state when something is feasible.

Area That Creates Peace

We created a magical backyard throughout the iconic London resort of The Lanesborough with each element thoughtfully created and made bespoke to create this story. As if Nature had returned to London, to deliver her mothering embrace again to us.

There’s a lesson on this: All that’s left is nature, however really, that could be a stunning factor. It heals us.

Because the floral arch grows out of the partitions wild and free, reclaiming the house and feeding down the desk like a waterfall to the ground, It is as if Mom Nature herself is taking again what’s hers and what’s left is magnificence, magic and sunshine -filled with dapples of hope and glimmers of peace and joyfulness.

Reimagining A New Trend Panorama

We have been so passionate to supply a celebration of a complete new style panorama and interior dialog with brides and their altering imaginative and prescient of weddings after our intense journey over the previous two years.

Brides have lately discovered liberation from changing into braver, bolder and truly, extra true to themselves of their selections. We too, as an business, have turn out to be stronger, extra resilient and without end affected by what occurred to us.

With Monique L Huillier’s robes, threading butterflies via the gorgeous weighty materials, to us signed rebirth after an extended hibernation, and new freedom.

With that in thoughts, might we discover our personal beautiful sense of freedom, our relationship to nature, a renewed connection to ourselves and create magic as soon as once more.

A Secret Backyard

Our shade choice was meant for earth colors. Yellow, which is the colour of spring, solar, mild and hope.

Ruth embedded florals into the scape as if they’d grown straight instantly and organically from nature, and Alice paid consideration to the hand painted bespoke parts the place she commissioned the gorgeous illustrator Susannah Garrod to create bespoke linen, plates, and even hand-painted glasses.

A secret backyard. A dream that strives for brand spanking new beginnings and transformation.

After we shut our eyes, we dream. And our hope shimmers in a divine sparkle that exists inside us, particularly in instances of uncertainty and alter.


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Annabel is the founding father of Love My Costume. She has a ardour for pictures, strolling, yoga, nature, and likes to assist proficient artists and inventive companies. In 2013, she grew to become a broadcast creator. Annabel lives in rural North Yorkshire along with her husband and enterprise associate Philip, their two daughters Eska and Leanora and menagerie of furry hounds. Annabel helps Philip within the working of the household flower farm at at Moonwind Flowers. She can also be co-founder of What About Weddings.

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