Bohemian Glamour | Styled Shoot

14 October, 2013  |  Couples, Engagement, Weddings

For a while now, I’ve been thinking of organising my own styled shoot. I’m happy to say that I finally managed to organise my first one that took place on the 1st October at Candlewoods Boutique Venue.  My idea for the shoot was to combine the free-spirited and earthy feel of the bohemian style with glamour and gold. I wanted the shoot to serve as inspiration and to showcase the brilliant suppliers who had been onboard. I must say I was completely blown away by what all of them came up with, their ideas, talent and efforts came together so brilliantly and I’m so thankful to everyone who was involved, also the “models” who seemingly effortlessly just looked so amazing on the day. Here’s my pin-board that was the inspiration and vision for the style of the shoot.

Wedding suppliers & models who made this shoot possible:

Venue: Candlewoods Boutique venue

Stationery: Liezel from Match Set Love

Wedding dresses: Joss from Joss bridal

Flowers (table flowers, bouquet & floral crown): Nicola from Oopsy Daisy

Decor (table decor, glitter heart & pinwheel props, ribbon wands & garland): Talia from Darling & Good

Hair: Melissa Minne

Make-up: Melissa Minne

Sweet treats for the candy table & savoury snacks: Made to Order

Stationery for candy table: Darling & Good

Models: Bernice Davies, Casey Glass and Genevieve Myburgh.

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How yummy does these candy table treats look from Made to Order!Made to order cateringmade to order catering

Some savoury pre-wedding snacks also by Made to Order.made to order catering johannesburgMelissa Minne bridal hair and make up

I loved the soft curls and natural looking make-up Melissa did for Bernice. I also LOVE the floral crown Nicola put together for her.

Joss bridal bohemian wedding dress

The detail on this dress is just so gorgeous!

Joss bridal wedding dresses

Bernice looked so amazing in this lace dress from Joss bridal.

Talia from Darling & Good made this craft paper pinwheel. She can also be contacted for wedding style consultations.

Oopsy Daisy wedding flowers

The soft pinks of the roses in this bouquet compliments the soft blushing bride flowers (I LOVE them!) and the use of different loose greenery gives it that boho-feel.Darling & Good Bespoke decoration

The table-setting inside the reception hall of Candlewoods venue. Talia & Nicola worked together on this to combine different textures like the burlap, wood and lace ribbon with the smooth texture of glass and the antique cutlery set. The little drinks bottles with straws can be hired from Darling & Good.

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Melissa did a plat with very loose and messy feel for Casey’s hair. I loved it!

Boho hair styleMelissa Minne make up

This golden satin and lace dress made by Joss bridal (which I think can also be great for bridesmaids’ dresses), looked amazing on Gen.

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And then we waited for golden hour for the last part of the shoot. Gen & her hubby Hanno was just amazing and I loved to see the love between them :) melanie wessels wedding photographerjoss bridal wedding gownsjohannesburg wedding photographyGold wedding colour

Thank you from the bottom of my heart once again for everyone’s efforts. Be sure to check out the suppliers’ websites and like their facebook pages!

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11 Comments


  1. Dis stunnig Melanie!

  2. Beautiful Melanie, Gen is ‘n stunning model!!!

  3. Pragtig!

  4. Your ideas are original, clean, crisp and beautifully transformed.

  5. Absolutely beautiful !

  6. Sp beautiful Melanie! xx

  7. Ah wow Melanie dis beautiful! AND WOW to all the creatives who worked with you – MAGIC!

  8. Well done! :) Absolutely stunning Melanie & to all the suppliers! Great inspiration here!:)

  9. Wowie! Lief die Melanie! Well done!

  10. Stunning, My friend Casey looks beautiful + beautiful ideas here Melanie!!! Talented

  11. Amazing!!!! So much fun and the ideas really came together well after your pinterest board :) inspired.

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