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Every Detail from This Wedding is Out of a Dream (Flamingo Heels Included)

It should come as no surprise that here at Style Me Pretty, we love the color pink, but this French Riviera wedding from Le Secret D’AudreyMG Image and Lavender And Rose has us tickled pink. Designer heels with a flamingo surprise (a throwback to the couple’s first date at a zoo), a floral invitation suite with a custom rose gold wax seal, and an abundance of soft pink roses — every inch of this day is a pink dream. And thanks to The Vault, we never have to wake up!

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From Le Secret D’AudreyAs a wedding photographer in France I know I will be lucky enough to travel to beautiful venues across the country. I must say the French Riviera never disappoint. Shooting on film I know the light there will be just perfection with the right amount of glow.

Marie has the most amazing sense of style like most British girls living in London. When she got engaged to her French fiance Alexis it is in the South in France where they spent so many summers she wanted to celebrate her wedding. And the French Riviera was the perfect backdrop for her elegant wedding. With her extravagant shoes and dress she stole the show and all the guests had fun all night in the beautiful Villa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at sunset.

From Lavender And Rose… As part of three days of celebrations on the French Riviera, British bride Marie and her French groom Alexis chose arguably the most beautiful venue on the Côte d’Azur for their August nuptials; the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild The stunning “Belle Epoque” property with its pastel pink facade and stunning French gardens was the backdrop for the glamorous soirée.

Marie & Alexis’ wedding was packed full of lovely details, many with a personal significance for the couple. Marie’s pink flamingo shoes by accessory designer Sophia Webster tied in with the couple’s first date which was at the zoo when Alexis compared Marie’s slender long legs to those of a flamingo!

The location for the wedding weekend was a no-brainer for the couple as Alexis grew up in the South of France and since they met, the couple have been holidaying on the French Riviera every summer.

Marie was extremely careful to make sure that both the French and English speaking guests felt comfortable at each step of the way so she created the bespoke invitations with designer Louise Richardson both in English and French using a blue colour code for the French and pink for the English. A personalised rose gold wax seal and tailor-made floral pocket finished off the feminine floral invitation suite which took inspiration from the rose gardens at the venue.

On the day the speeches were translated by a professional translator and copies were handed out to guests by the planing team.

Details were certainly not spared for the groom and his groomsmen, Marie had arranged for the guys’ initials to be embroidered on their shirt and groom Alexis had the couple’s name and wedding date embroidered into his suit lining. The bride and bridesmaids had personalised bath robes to wear while they were getting ready and enjoying a class of pink bubbles in their suite at the ever so chic Grand Hotel du Cap-Ferat Four Seasons where the bridal preparations took place.

The imposing floral centrepieces and the grandiose floral arch created by florist Wayne Riley were definitely one of the highlights of Marie and Alexis’ big day. The soft pink colour pallet matched perfectly with the venue which was the backdrop for the romantic outdoor dinner.

Guests enjoyed a gastronomic experience provided by famous French caterer Potel & Chabot The buffalo mozzarella and chilled tomato soup was the perfect light, summery entrée which was followed by a grilled sea bas served in a salted crust presented whole to the table and then filleted and plated by the Maitre D’ with seasonal vegetables and olive oil crushed potatoes to accompany. The chocolate crater dessert with peach, caramel and macadamia nuts was a sweet end to a delicious dinner. For their cake designed by Debbie Tapp the couple chose three flavours; carrot cake with lemon filling, lemon cake with limoncello filling and a classic vanilla cake with raspberry jam and buttercream filling. The cake was decorated with sugar flowers and a mother of pearl finish and was presented on a table with a mirror tabletop.

A string quartet performed “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri fo the processional and a lovely version of Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” for the recessional. During dinner an acoustic band played table to table taking requests and building the party atmosphere. The first dance “You and I” by John Legend took place in the fairy-light lit ballroom. With Nick Boot from UK DJs Abroad behind the decks, the set list was an eclectic mix of 90’s British R&B, club-style house music and current commercial hits.

Marie wanted to bring something special to her wedding and surprise guests so we brainstormed ideas for this and settled on a surprise performance by an artist. During dessert, set to music, the artist appeared and began his glitter painting show; using transparent glue to great an invisible design on a black canvas, the tableau came to life when the artist threw glitter onto the canvas revealing a portait of the bride and groom.

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Photography: Le Secret d'Audrey | Cinematography: MG Image | Event Planning: Lavender and Rose | Floral Design: Wayne Riley Flowers | Wedding Dress: Berta Bridal | Cake: Debbie’s Cake Boutique | Stationery: Louise Richardson Stationery | Bride's Shoes: Sophia Webster | Catering: Potel et Chabot | Makeup: Sophie Killian | Venue: Villa Ephrussi De Rothschild | Sound + Lighting: Riviera Organisation

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This Paris Wedding Will Make You Believe in Love at First Sight

Your first time in Paris is something you’ll never forget, and for Annie and Robin, they’ll remember more than just the city’s magic — they’ll remember their wedding day. After all, what could be better than seeing the world’s most romantic city than seeing the world’s most romantic city on the most romantic day of your life. And thanks to Le Secret d’Audrey and MgImage, we can see it all too in The Vault!

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From Le Secret d’AudreyAnnie and Robin contacted me as soon as they got engaged as Annie dreamed of Paris for her wedding. She never visited Europe so it was a full adventure! We were lucky to have the sunniest day for us and after the ceremony I took the couple in my favorite locations in Paris for some timeless couple photos.

Her dress was stunning and Annie was the most elegant bride. With the beautiful architecture of the ShangriLa hotel we sneaked into the lobby before the ceremony and shot some Classic photo of her. She was all smile and excited to meet Robin to start a new Chapter of their life.

For months we were exchanging about her wedding, I gave her all my inputs about Paris, my recommendations and preferred vendors so it is always emotional even for me to see the day unfolding like you imagined.

From The Bride…We met at our previous job a little more than 6 years ago. We were working in different departments and by chance he had a project that required him to work in my area. We then realized we lived 20 minutes away from each other so we started carpooling to work together. We started off as friends for a while, then I noticed he started acting unusual and different around me. I just wanted to be friends at first but he was very persistent. He would do something sweet for me every single day. Even when I initially turned him down, he was persistent for almost a full year! He is super funny with an incredible sense of humor. He is very witty and super smart. We started sharing stories about our childhood/upbringing and we realized we had a lot in common. I soon realized that he is a sweet, caring, generous and loving person and I found myself falling for him too.

We decided to get married in Paris because we both think it is the most romantic city in the world. Everything about Paris is romantic! The language, the art, the architecture… breathtaking! So that’s why we chose Paris because we thought it would be a great place to get married and a wonderful back drop for photos. To be honest, when we were indecisive about the location, seeing Audrey’s photography really inspired me and helped us finalize the decision. 

My dress is designed by Hayley Paige and I loved the playful yet romantic soft layers created by the horsehair tulle on the dress.

My bouquet was inspired by multiple photos on Pinterest. I didn’t want cliche red roses. Since my wedding is during spring time, I wanted soft spring colors!

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Photography: Le Secret d'Audrey | Cinematography: MG Image | Event Planning: DREAMS IN PARIS | Wedding Dress: Hayley Paige | Bride's Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Hair + Makeup: James Harold | Hotel: The Shangri-La's Fijian Resort and Spa | Film Processing: CarmencitaLab | Veil + Bolero: Renee Pawele Bride

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April Showers Bring (Parisian) May Flowers

Even on the wettest gray day, Paris still manages to take our breath away. Take this elegant inspiration captured by Lara Lam Photography as proof. Drenched in elegance and irresistible Seniman Calligraphy, we’ve got every minute of magic waiting for you in The Vault!


From Luxe Paris EventsWe all know what they say about Spring time in Paris…What few know is how unpredictable the weather can be. Maybe it is bright and sunny or perhaps grey and gloomy but Paris is in fact always a good idea. When planning a Paris wedding or elopement in the early months of spring make sure you bring along an umbrella. While its practical it also provides a chic vintage inspired accessory that you might just actually need. This shoot was all about sharing the experience of an elopement in Paris with your “better half;” from getting ready through the photo tour after your ceremony and taking a stroll through the city while dressed to your wedding day “nines.” No first looks, no planned photos just capturing your love but with the unmistakable style that is the city of love behind it all. This city is an explosion of history, beauty and above all else details…a simple lamp post, an old cathedral or a sculpture where you least expect it.

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Photography: Lara Lam | Wedding Dress: Paolo Corona Paris | Stationery: Seniman Calligraphy | Bride's Shoes: Valentino d'Orsay | Hair + Makeup: Anais Ferraguti | Venue: Square Du Vert Galant | Event Planning + Floral Design: Luxe Paris Events | Lingerie: Lavienne

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