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Old Hollywood Glam Bridal Shoot At The Fabulous Jefferson Hotel

By KristySamone — April 30, 2015

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - back of gorgeous gown
Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - getting model ready

Haypy Thursday Loves!

Last week I had the distinct honor of styling background décor accents for a bridal shoot that will be in the summer/fall edition of the Virginia Bride Magazine.  I could not wait to sink my teeth into the  theme – “Old Hollywood Glam.” I was invited to participate by wedding photography master Stephanie of Reese Studios. A wonderful team was gathered to pull together several looks (seven gowns with almost as many hair/makeup changes were shot) for a full 8 hour day. The time flew by – mostly because of the great fun. We shot at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, which is known for luxury and opulence. The amazing backdrop made my job easy!

I was particularly fond of certain details. I topped the cake with stone flowers from Anthropologie. This tiny accent really made it stand out. I loved the white on white.
Just like “Old Hollywood” I desired the accents to be cclassic and beautiful. I paired a vintage china dessert plate from my collection with a grey linen napkin and vintage fork from Salt & Sundry. The etched goblet and marble coaster are from Anthropologie. The flowers are a mix of fresh and false – my little trick for great photos! The framed menu and invitation were designed with The Jefferson in mind by Jinne Ahmadzai  – a talented graphic artist who always has the right touch.

I will definitely let you all know when this edition of Virginia Bride Magazine is hot of the presses, so you can view the full shoot. Yay!

THE WONDERFUL CREW:
Angeline Frame – Virginia Bride Magazine
Marina Ignatyev – Urbandarling.com
Keisha Willis – keishawillisbeauty.com Tracie La Turno/ Valerie Kettle – Thatsmydressbridalandprom.com
Kristy S.J. Cooper- prettypartiesandfancyfavors.com
Stephanie Wilkerson- ReeseStudios.com
Natalya Anderson – haircolornstyle.com
Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes- tablescape
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Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - wedding menu

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - cake with stone flowers

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes- tablescape

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - framed wedding invitation

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - fashion foward wedding hair

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - getting gown just right

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - grand staircase

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - outside The Jefferson

Golden Age Glamour Shoot behind the scenes - outside
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I'm a media strategist, fashion fan and whimsical event planner. For years, I've been "reporting" from fashion shows and fabulous events to my loved one out of pure joy. Unbeknowest to me in February 2012 my sister started kristysamone.com with photos and letters I'd sent her from New York Fashion Week. She said, "I think you need a blog!" LOL! I've been trying keep us with this and life ever since:) Thanks so much for reading!

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(4) Readers Comments

  1. April 30, 2015 at 9:26 am

    Looks great! Can't wait to see the full shoot! :)

    • KristySamone
      Reply →
      April 30, 2015 at 3:51 pm

      Thanks dollface!

  2. April 30, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    Lovely!!!

    • KristySamone
      Reply →
      April 30, 2015 at 3:52 pm

      Many thanks love!

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