Royal wedding inspired photo shoot

Royal Wedding Inspiration Shoot | Meghan & Harry at The Ebell of Los Angeles

Admit it. You have Royal Wedding Fever. It’s ok. We all have it!

Even us jaded Angelinos (who run into our fave celebs at Whole Foods on the daily) are watching Meghan’s every stylish move with bated breath. And can you blame us? Meghan is our hometown girl! And honestly? We’ve all been in love with Harry for years. Consider Royal Wedding Watch in full effect.

In anticipation of Saturday’s historic event, a talented creative team and I produced an inspiration shoot back in February – and now we get to share all this beauty with you all!

The Details

This watercolor crest invite by Roseville Designs is exactly what we wanted for this shoot – a little formality and a little whimsy!

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Fun fact: These are my actual wedding shoes. Yup. So glad they got a life beyond the one day of my wedding!

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

This bouquet is one of my favorites of all time! So epic, so much texture, so much volume! And yet, so artful!

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Charles Corgchester III

As a Wedding Planner and Designer, I always want to infuse each wedding with the unique personality of the couple of honor. And sometimes that means including their fur babies, which is always a highlight for me. Check out this supermodel right here:

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

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This is technically an outtake, but I do not care. It’s TOO CUTE!!

Royal wedding inspired photo shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

The Tablescape

This tablescape was a dream come true for me. I wanted to mix the elegant and formal standard of the royals with the more casually elegant California vibe that we know so well here. I think we nailed it!

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Royal Wedding Inspired Photo Shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Royal Wedding Inspired Shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Royal Wedding inspired shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

The Lounge

When you get married in Los Angeles, you take full advantage of our spectacular weather. You always offer an outdoor lounge, if you can. The lush vibrant tones of this lounge are my absolute favorite!

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Royal Wedding Inspired Shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

The Portraits

We really wanted to not only find models that looked like Meghan & Harry, but we wanted a real-life couple too. Well, we got super lucky with Amber & Richard! Not only pro models, but a married couple! They are the best!

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

LOOK AT THIS VEIL!! Julie Harris Designs is a dream come true. This veil and tiara combo is stunning!

Royal wedding inspired shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

The Ceremony 

Can we all just take a moment for this absolutely stunning asymmetrical ceremony arch? All bow down to Upton Grey Floral. She is magic.

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Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Royal Wedding Inspired Shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

The Cake

This cake is truly spectacular. Mwokaji Cakery knocked this one right out of the park! I would not ever want to cut this cake, fit for a king & queen!

Royal wedding inspired shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photography

Royal wedding inspired photo shoot

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

Photo by Peterson Design Photo

 

These are just some of my favorite shots from a truly epic inspiration shoot. You can see much more over on Southern California Bride – click below to go right to our feature!

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Creative Team

Venue: Ebell of Los Angeles Concept, Design & Planning: Moxie Bright Events Photography: Peterson Design & Photo Floral Design: Upton Grey Floral
Rentals: La Pinata Party Rentals Vintage Rentals: Provenance Rentals Linens & Chargers: BBJ Linen Invitations/Paper Goods: Roseville Designs 
Cake: Mwokaji Cakery Hair, Makeup & Grooming: Caitlin Eve Beauty Concierge Service: Elwynn + Cass Beauty Concierge
Bridal Gown: Watters “Saros” gown Veil & Tiara: Julie Harris Designs Tux: Friar Tux Ring Box: Mrs. Box Ribbon: Silk & Willow Models: Brand Models
Bride: Amber Michelle Blake Groom: Richard Blake Pupper: Charles Corgchester III

 

 

Styled Shoot

May 17, 2018

  1. Rachel Rice says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE from top to bottom!! I love the use of purple as a nod to the Pantone color of the year, I love the visit from the queens corgi, I love the gilded, royal detail mixed with the whimsical nature of California. Also, I must admit being SUPER jealous you guys get to do outdoor lounges. There is usually a 30% chance on the East Coast I can actually incorporate them into my designs : ( and HOLY MOLY that cake. Fit for a prince and princess!!

    • Renee Dalo says:

      Thank you so much, Rachel! I take for granted our ease at planning outdoor lounges – it’s a huge perk to living in Los Angeles! Thank you for all of your kind words, xoxo!

  2. Tiffany says:

    I am still in a the royal wedding swoon! It was just stunning and so it this photoshoot! Gorgeous. Love this gown!!

    • Renee Dalo says:

      Thank you so much! That Watters gown was even more stunning in person. I am also still in Royal Wedding mode! lol

  3. I love how intentional each and every detail of this shoot was! It feels extremely regal, but at the same time relaxed and fun! Also, I have to say that the color palette that you used is WAY more exciting than the standard white and green that they went with…I would be thrilled if one of my clients used this as inspiration!

  4. Keneshia Raymond says:

    I love love love every single detail about this. The velvet is my favorite and the purple is absolutely stunning. This inspiration is so exquisite from the invitations to the gorgeous table display.

  5. This feature is absolutely GORGEOUS, Renee! You nailed it!

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