Vancouver-based event planner Aly Armstrong gets inspired by Pantone’s hot new hue, Riverside blue, to create this ethereal West Coast wedding aesthetic

Concept and production: Aly Armstrong Planning & Design
Photography: Ainsley Rose Photography
Fashion Styling: Luisa Rino for Lizbell Agency
Model: Brooke for Lizbell Agency
Shot on location at Aberthau Mansion, Vancouver

Aly Armstrong was inspired by Pantone’s fall 2016 colour Riverside for this enchanted garden shoot. The European-style Aberthau Mansion “is a hidden gem,” says Aly, “a French chateau with stone walls and lush trees by the ocean.”

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A hand-dyed riverside table runner set the backdrop for the decor. For a hint of the West Coast, place cards were written on shells. The watercolour stationery suite by Maurelle Calligraphy & Design was inspired by the shell placeholders.

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Cake by Annie accented a two-tiered blue cake with gold foil and flowers.

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Centrepieces by The Flower Factory captured a loose but put-together aesthetic with pale pink dahlias, peach Juliet garden roses, marsala-hued amaranthus, feathery pampas grass and blue hydrangea.

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The wooden harvest table from Bespoke Decor was set with crystal and gold flatware, tall white candles and rough gem napkin rings from White Event Studio

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The Chloe gown by Rue de Seine is available at Union Bridal and the Rivington veil is available at Truvelle.

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The bride wears a lace-trimmed Cordova gown from Truvelle. Her Allee headpiece and Broca belt are by Olivia the Wolf. Olive Leaf cuff and pendant by Paloma Picasso are available at Tiffany & Co. Fresh makeup and tousled waves by Melanie Neufeld complete the Grecian look.

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