Laid-back luxury and delicate magnolia blossoms spark inspiration for this stylish lakeside shoot
PHOTOGRAPHY BY TYLER MEERS PHOTOGRAPHY
Our creative vision? Okanagan bohemian-chic bride.
The dress was created by Red Velvet Bridal Design. Designed and handmade in Kelowna, each gown from Red Velvet Bridal Design is as individual as the brides that wear them. This dress, Heidi, is a flowing textured silk gown, with delicate straps and a soft V neckline paired with a 100 percent cotton guipure lace crop top, all creating a boho chic look. The visual interest of depth and texture that results, as well as the luxurious feel of the fabrics truly complete this couture bridal ensemble.
Passionate Blooms in West Kelowna created the most beautiful magnolia-inspired spring flower crown and bridal bouquet. Both in a lovely colour palate of cream to blush pink, with pops of marsala. Using several different kinds of flowers, sticks and other elements—all locally foraged—this look is incredibly luxurious, and rich with texture. Magnolia is only in bloom for a few weeks in Kelowna and it was so incredible to incorporate this delicate flower into the overall vision.
We chose to collaborate with Manteo Resort, one of the leading wedding venues in Kelowna. The pastel walls of Manteo Resort and its private beach with lake views really created the most stunning backdrop, showcasing the vibrant life and culture of the Okanagan bride.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Tyler Meers Photography | ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHY: Matthew Stark Photography | GOWN: Red Velvet Bridal Design | FLORALS: Passionate Blooms | VENUE: Manteo Resort | HAIR + MAKEUP: Makeup by Hafsa | MODEL: Julia Cherrille