A refined and regal bridal shoot in the Lake District

12 Apr 2016

Bold beauty takes centre stage in this chic shoot, captured in the charming grounds of Holbeck Ghyll Country House in the Lake District National Park

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What was the inspiration behind the shoot?

Classic regal beauty; refined and elegant. The shoot was entitled ‘Regal Romance, Love in the Lakes'. Photographer Arusha said, “I love the age old romance of red roses, and took inspiration from a poem by Robert Burns:

My love is like a red, red rose
That’s newly sprung in June:
My love is like a melody
That’s sweetly played in tune.”

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Tell us a little bit about the venue and why it was chosen

The shoot was at Holbeck Ghyll Luxury Country House Hotel, above the shores of the beautiful Lake Windermere, with views of the Lake District mountains all around. It's a perfect romantic place to get married.

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What did you choose for the flower arrangements?

The regal bouquet by Michelle at Valerie Ann’s Florist included blue hydrangeas, blue delphiniums, grand prix roses, deep pink astilbi and natural ferns to soften the look. Michelle said, “I chose these flowers as I loved the striking colours, they feel very luxurious and would make a real wedding day a statement affair.”

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What dresses did the bride wear?

The bride wore three fabulous wedding dresses: Jenny Packham – Bardot, Alan Hannah – Summer and Augusta Jones – Penny with an Alan Hannah Lace cape.

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What was the thinking behind the décor for the shoot? How did you tie it all together?

The bold reds of the roses and Jaguar were paired with complementary strong colours of bright blue and bridal white. This was a consistent theme, from the flowers to the bride's red lips.

Black candlesticks were used for the wedding breakfast table, again to convey the strength and passion of the colour palette.

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Get the look:

Photography: Arusha’s Images Photography
Retouching: M7 Digital Imaging
LOVE letters and mirror: Typical Type
Dresses and accessories: Mears Ghyll Bridal Rooms
Flowers: Valerie Ann’s florist
Chair and table dressing: Purple Swan venue dressers and stylists
Jaguar: Lancashire Classic Jaguar Hire
Hair & Make-Up: Gemma Louise Wedding Hair and Make Up
Model: Savita Shukla

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