jewellery can make an amazing difference to how you decide to look on your wedding day. hedvig palm was shot by patrick demarchelier for uk vogue showing the trend for the new styles of ear jewellery…attention goes to the ear zone and the nose if your more of a givenchy girl! a slew of models are showing the look, guinevere van seenus, catherine mcneil and abby lee. delicate selections of diamond beauties wind there way up and around ears making more of a statement than a necklace. from my favourite shopping spots…..net a porter ,liberty uk, browns fashion uk, montaigne market. designers to check out, maria tash , lito , wendy nichol and yvonne leon all have stunning collections of earrings…..its just a mater of deciding who to pick and how many.
This relaxed and 70’s Boho style wedding of Alicia & Johnny we had back in January, was the perfect setting for their wedding with the tipi set up in the grounds from the Samikata tipi Co, every spectrum of the pink pallett for the floral arrangement and Arbour with Scribble gum leaves and Dahlia’s all by the very clever the French Petal, and not to mention Alicia’s simple Floral crown and dress Lace Halter top & silk pintuck skirt ..Photography done by the ever talented Shane Shepherd photography who we always admire x
malle w. trousseau from france curated by isabelle mathez and frederic winkler . the collection of kitchen essentials…43 items all in one large trunk or available in selections…..cutting…..cooking…..storage….in fact the idea is its your trousseau. this is the most amazing selection of kitchen implements and it can be sent to you.yeah for online shopping …the design and packaging is stunning and a perfect as a wedding gift. start the most perfect kitchen from day one. all available on line and now also available items that are task specific …chopping board, oyster knife and holder etc….i would love for this to arrive on my door step or equally if have a very clever friend that could creat your very own specific selection for your trousseau.
Lighting such an important part of your wedding night as it will set the mood & atmosphere straight away and relax the guests, if their not already relaxed! Here above our some of our favourite lighting ideas inside & out..
We especially love some of the lighting that is featured up at Byronviewfarm, alot of fairy lights and fesstoon lights hung in our fabulous trees or set into the marquee, especially the Tipi that is being featured quite a bit lately..
And Happily Ever After…This wedding from May Last year of Tegan & Jordan, shot by Shane Sheperd Photography , Despite the Rainy weather, their Ceremony was held on the cottage verandah, and A brilliant Marquee kept everyone happy & dry.
Hair & Makeup | Erin Gallienne
Tegan’s Dress | Anna Campbell
Bridesmaids Dresses | Asos
Jordan’s Suit | Country Road
Flowers | Elise at Eylssium Blooms
Catering | Eat Drink
Cake | Homemade by Bonney (Jordan’s Sister)
Ceremony & Reception venue | Byron View Farm
Videography | Joseph Willis
Well this has to be one of the goodies, such a gorgeous, funloving, vivacious & pretty handsome looking couple indeed.. We especially fell in love with their giant LOVE neon sign set in the garden, magic especially at night.. you can find similar old Marque letter & symbol lights from Fromage La Rue we found them on Instagram as well as located in Byron Idustrial area..Also a big shout out to Cassandra’s hair & makeup by Luciana Rose and floral crown by The French Petal, she looked a true Polynesian Bride..Photography captured by the clever Figtree pictures.. LOVE
As Summer still heats us up, were at it’s last month awaiting all those Autumn planned weddings.. These are just a few more of our favourites from the timeless design of Dior 1963, the 1940’s style cocktail hat as an added accessory, for an stylish and elegant vintage look, like this 1940’s embellished Gwendolynne dress featured on our Pinterest page. Or the pure romance of a blousson sleeve, feaured in our last image, why not think outside the marshmellow. x
lets start with a drink at sunset…taros cafe. this bar/ restaurant has a perfect view of the harbour and the atlantic ocean..for a sunset drink and some people watching. its all white and blue with open areas for drinks and dinner then there is a dj area in a covered lounge area for later.
the most amazing italian restaurant that is up a couple of flights of stairs Silvestro on Rue Laaiouj … it has the most fabulous floral wallpaper in the two dinning areas and feels a bit like visiting someones home .they are italian and live half the year in milan and half in essouria…great selection of french and italian wines and the food it perfect!
if you go through the harbour and out to the beach side which outside the old medina there le chalet de la plage since 1965 mediterrean fish restaurant cuisine a true landmark. the terrace is above the sand and when the tide is in its above water. the owner is there and he’s the most gracious host who has a word with every table.
for a quick authentic lunch you can go to the fish&spice market in Souk Jedid pick a fish and then go to the veg shops to collect some supplies and take them to a little shop with a bbq area..its on Avenue Zerktouni opposite the mosoque. its basic but they create something simple and good out of your choice. the eating area is in a little square and you hand
talk a walk along the beach to the very end of the broad walk to Ocean Vagabond owned by a french surfer…you can take lessons , hire boards or windsurf…they have a great shop and their surf t.shirts are very cool. outside they have tables amongst the trees and an area to hangout or sunbath on lounge-beds whilst checking the waves or even decide to go for a camel ride….
ok so i have to mention a few shops…..the souk has everything that you did not buy in marrakesh and more, the wood from the area has been made into beautiful boxes… try ??? under the ramparts.
argan oil…in beautiful packaging near taros bar.
homewares try Cote Orienetal on Rue Sqala slippers in pistachio lined in the softest lambskin , cutlery with striped enamel handles and linen napery with colourful tassels. mmmm well thats what i bought!this is the street to follow for interesting edited selection of shops.
for beautiful traditional ceramics designs and the modernist versions in porcelain, divine canisters of tea and herbs all beautifully styled go to Le Coin des Saveurs on rue Mohamed Ben Messaoud next door there is a lifestyle shop that has a real eclectic mix of local and moroc designer fashion and jewellery. next door to this is a hotel…in fact this little street is rather chic.
the other thing you will see apart from thousands of cats is some very interesting art in galleries and also local artist just selling the paintings by a wall….we stayed at Riad Watier on Rue Ceuta and they have the most interesting collection of art…some is available for sale…i’m still thinking of a couple of pictures that i would like to ship back home
i would of loved to stayed longer or i would like to go back!
A late edition, to the New Year, but capturing 2014, is here at Laura & Sam’s wedding at Byronviewfarm back in October, perfect Spring weather..and every feature Byronview has to offer, including sensational sunsets.x Here a larger gathering with a marquee on the grass under the Gum trees, and to finish off with some simple festoon lights & a dance floor ! These images captured by Chloe of White Images and flowers by Elyssium blooms..