Edgy + modern Wedding Inspiration

Happy Monday! Today we have something edgy, gorgeous, and full of inspiration for newly engaged couples looking to bring a different style to their event! Ashly Lloyed with Attention 2 Detail Events is with us sharing her vision and the details behind this incredible design concept!  Photos by Chantel Marie!

“I wanted to create a look that still exuded a femininity and prettiness, but had an edge for a bride and groom that wanted something different or didn’t want to completely take their wedding style into a fluffy and frilly place.

 I used a variety of pink shades to help bring out a softer side, but paired it with black and white stripes, leather, and even studded details to bring out more of an edgy look.

 For the table, I paired a black and white striped La Tavola linen with gorgeous floral centerpieces, studded votives, geometric plates {placed off balance with each other to give the table more depth and texture}, smoked glass, and ghost chairs to give it a modern and cool vibe.

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I created two {super easy} DIY’s for this table.

First, I gave the flatware an updated and unique look just by wrapping a simple coil of bendable wire, in hot pink, to the stems of each piece. I wrapped the wire in different places on each stem to give it a fun touch.

I also dyed the napkins to match our color scheme, by dip dying them to create a bleed effect in the center of each napkin. When placed on the table, they helped to bring out our pop of pink color.

 

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The cake was a very simple white fondant tiered cake, topped with a pink fondant blossom, but it too also added some edge with a black fondant band, and silver studded details. The cake was displayed on top of a vintage firearm shipping crate.

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The caterer wanted to balance the menu with some fun and edgy selections that would be unexpected and would be sure to surprise any guest at a reception!

To drink, Bailey’s with dark coffee ice cubes were served, along with two variations on Kahlua shooters…one topped with a white powdered donut bite, the other served with a salted dark chocolate mini cookie.

Gourmet jello shooters were also served. Layered colors and flavors looked very modern against the white serving platters.

The menu consisted of Forbidden Risotto Cake with Goat Cheese and Mini Chopped Beets, Zebra Pasta with Pomegranate Cream Sauce and Ahi-Tuna with Balsamic Reduction Glaze. Both the pasta and the risotto cake were created using dark pasta, which added to the dramatic feel of the design and a fun element for guests.

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The menus, places cards, and table numbers were created using a black and white motif and a very modern design to bring out the edgy feel to the table.

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The fashion was definitely a highlight of this shoot!

Most brides don’t think to incorporate menswear into the wedding party on anything other than the men, but I wanted to show couples that you don’t have to put your bridesmaids in dresses! Your bridal party can look just as chic, and still very feminine, in classic tuxedo pants and crisp button down shirts.

To dress up the women’s attire, we fitted them with studded bow-ties to complete their looks and also paired the same bow-tie on the men.

The finished look was polished, classic, and still feminine and chic. Love it!”

 

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Thank you so much Ashley for sharing this amazing concept with us! We want to know what you think?! Would you incorporate elements from this style into your event? Maybe just the color palette or maybe the fashion?! We want to know what you think!