Styled Wedding Glitz and Glam of the Roaring 20’s

Absolutely A-M-A-Z-I-N-G job by the creative team that put today’s feature together!! We can’t say enough about today’s styled 1920s wedding shoot, it really is the bee’s knees!

Love & Lavender’s own wedding was styled after a Great Gatsby theme. No wonder we fell in love with the photos below and that essence of 1920s glitz and glam that really shines through so prominently. You can really tell the thought and care that went into every detail — the stationery suite, the wonderful bridal fashion and menswear styling, upright piano along with vintage bar cart complete with crystal decanters — we just wish we could live in this creative world for a day!

Maybe one day soon we will get to relive the roaring 20s and feel a sense of that boisterous era of new dancing and dress styles, jazz, prohibition and speakeasies. Once VR really takes off and we all get to play out our fantasies … but that is a story for another article.

For now, we are content to swoon over today’s gold glitz and glam and hope you do too!

stationery suite with twine and wax seal vintage looking stationery suite

Looking for a few more Gatsby stationery ideas?

Gold Art Deco Invitation

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Photographer’s Remarks: “This styled shoot was definitely a labor of love. Ashley Radosav of Ashley Nicole Events and I spent four months planning every detail to stay as true to the prohibition era as possible while giving it a modern flare so that brides and grooms would want to mimic this unique and sultry style.

“The shoot took place at The Haight in downtown Elgin, a popular wedding venue known for it’s exposed brick and industrial appearance. Our colors were a metallic blend of gold, copper and silver with a hint of dark red.”

hanging feathers lit against exposed brickgold rim glasses and plates for table settingtablescape against brick wallcake on gold platter set against exposed brickgold smeared cake on gold platterrack of lambcucumber canopes canopes candles and cakecanopes on gold serving traystyled room with old piano and bar cart vintage bar cart with decanterscrystal glasses on serving traycrystal decanter on vintage bar cartflowers and candles on piano top 1920s styled shoot group 1920s glitz and glam styled group three female models against brick wall long wood table with styled 1920s groupmale models at tableThe Haight styled 1920s shoot Vintage sofa with telephone and iron on wood table


Photographer: Being Joy Photography
Event Planner: Ashley Nicole Events, Inc
Floral Designer: Blossom and Branch Designs
Caterer: Chef By Request Catering
Equipment Rentals: Erasistable Vintage Rentals & Styling
Dress Store: Here Comes the Bride
Hair Stylist: Luciani’s Suite Salon
Cake Designer: Oak Mill Bakery
Invitation Designer: Paper Love Club
Calligrapher: Paper Love Club
Heirlooms and Extras: Something Borrowed Vintage China
Makeup Artist: Tamara Makeup Hair Artistry
Event Venue: The Haight
Groomsman Attire: Xedo



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  1. Thank you so much for sharing our labor of love!!! I love that Love and Lavender loves the Roaring 20’s as much as I do!!!

  2. Amazing details and I love the style! This is really inspiring for my own wedding photography.

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