Fact one: Cinderella is one of my all-time favorite fairytales. Fact two: I have spent most of my life wishing desperately that I was a ballerina. So this breathtaking collaboration between Blush On Berry: Richmond’s Wedding Collective and The Richmond Ballet? Right up my alley. It’s a crazy gorgeous theme with all kinds of fabulous details from Virginia’s finest vendors. See it all captured by Jessica Maida right here.
From The inspiration for this collaborative style shoot with The Richmond Ballet and members of Blush on Berry: Richmond’s Wedding Collective was fashioned to showcase movement and grace and to highlight the Ballet’s new production of Cinderella. Set at the Historic John Marshall Ballroom in Richmond, Virginia, this classic wedding venue set a dreamy and elegant backdrop to the ballerina’s delicate artistry.
Richmond, a southern city located along the James River, is known for its rich history, architecture and accomplished performance art companies. These surroundings are of great influence to the city’s creative professionals and this style shoot demonstrates the beauty that can come from artistic collaboration.
Jessica Maida captures the dancer’s disciplined body control and composure. Photographer and dancer shared the unique opportunity to display composition in two forms; both in body and scene. Maids assisted this bride in getting ready for her big moment and showcased both the flowing fabrics and vintage styles of Pleiades Bridal Design Studio
Their Getting Ready moments were accented with toasts and laughter and the final transition into the stunning wedding and classic bridesmaid gowns by Bella Rosa Bridal. As stage performers, bold hues of makeup and traditional buns were inspiration for BrideFace Richmond Makeup and LGB Hair Design Studio.
The unique cake design by Sweet Fix, incorporated the slate blue pallet found in both the bridesmaid gowns and leotards, as well as details from the sites’ architecture. Details from many others contributing companies brought this classic story of Cinderella into a modern-day wedding story.
Photographer: Jessica Maida | Event Planner: Events By Elizabeth Palmer | Florist: Flowerama | Makeup Artist: Brideface Richmond | Hair Stylist: Lgb Hair Designs | Venue: John Marshall Ballroom | Bridal Designer: Pleiades Bridal Design | Bridal Dress Shop: Bella Rosa Bridal | Cake & Dessert Display: Sweet Fix RVA | Linens: Glamour Linens | Model Bride: Valerie Tellmann Company Member With Richmond Ballet | Model Bridesmaid: Valerie Tellmann Company Member With Richmond Ballet | Model Bridesmaid: Valerie Tellmann Company Member With Richmond Ballet | Rentals: Paisley & Jade | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals Of Virginia | Stationery Designer: Design Corral | Wedding Collective: Blush On Berry