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Forget Pink! 9 Gorgeous Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour

Design, styling and direction, Joy Proctor; Photos, Jose Villa Photography 

Florals, Kelly Kaufman Design; Cake, Maggie Austin Cake; Gown, Inbal Dror, Crown, Gossamer Vintage; Jewellery, Trumpet And Horn; Veil, Twigs & Honey; Makeup Amy Clarke; Hair, Danielle Frizelle; Calligraphy, Love Jenna Calligraphy; China & glassware, The Ark; Silverware and place setting, Small Masterpiece; Linen overlay,Kelly Haufman Design; Napkins & linen underlay, La Tavola Linen; Chairs, Archive Vintage Rentals; Venue, Cal A Vie; Modeling Agency; Sirena Models.

Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
Florist Kelly Kaufman used the most amazing selection of clematises, sweet peas, hellebores, garden roses, ranunculuses, lilacs, and other spring flowers to hint at the whimsy of the look. Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
Delicate hand-painted sugar flowers by Maggie Austin complement the overall colour theme as well as centrepieces and bouquet perfectly. The aged patina of the venue’s walls also inspired the frosting on the body of the cake. Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
Even if you’ve chosen one or two main shades as your colours, don’t forget to include complementary hues for variety. Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
“The effortless femininity created by the mix of the two shades is something we just loved, and wanted to present in a way that wasn’t overly sweet.” – Joy. Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
Crystal glasses, calligraphed stationery and elaborate silverware up the ambience of the occasion. Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
A gay arrangement similar to the bouquet makes a lovely addition to the dinner table. Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
Less is more: A dainty tiara, a simple but elegant veil, and minimal accessories are all you really need. Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
When marrying in a space with an old world-like charm and warm vibes, a romantic lace dress – like this flowy sheath from Inbal Dror – should match the mood, too. Forget Pink! 9 Reasons Why Lilac is the New Wedding Colour
Your venue, like the sprawling Cal a Vie Spa and Resort in California (where this photo series was taken), furbished with ornate chandeliers and other elaborate details, plays a part in setting the scene for a grand celebration.