When you think of Winter and Christmas you think of crisp white snow, cosy nights in, and pure happiness, and this is exactly what Sophia Veres Photography has encapsulated in this candlelit Winter wedding inspiration. The derelict factory adds atmosphere, flooding with light in the day and dark and mysterious at night. Plus the beautifully decorated tablescape is definitely one I'd like to be seated at with my nearest and dearest. The hanging floral installation in particular is utterly divine, as are the decedent cake and treats. Make sure you have your pinning fingers ready for the fabulous floral bouquet too, because it is absolute perfection. Now grab a coco, snuggle up and enjoy every minute lovely ones.
Sophia Veres: The shoot was inspired by the long candlelit Winter receptions. My team and I wanted to creat a setup that celebrates the intimate way in which nature has become entagled in the once pristine building, creating unique beauty only found in imperfection. The creatives all worked separately but with the same brief to create a romantic yet effortless style focusing on the raw natural beauty of the couple and the beautiful derelict industrial building we used for the venue.

The Dress

Designed by Eliza Tootsweet- the pretty lace and classic feminine cut is rooted in traditional heritage. It has then been hand dyed by Eliza Tootsweet, blending smokey moss green hues, echoing the gradual decomposition and textures of the buildings orgainic impermanance. The old factory is awash with ghosts and memories and stands hand in hand with this etheral bohemian gown with attitude. The groom was wearing a navy blue textured suit paired with blue and white liberty print bow tie and pocket squear privided by Le Colonel Moutarde.


For the hair Kyrelle Bur of Devon Wedding Hair wanted to create an effortless style . The models blunt fringe and red hair added to the edgy look, allowing the mood of the derelict warehouse to set the scene. The beautiful white porcelain rose hair piece was created by Eden b which suited our model perfectly.


Stationery was designed and made by Hannah Marchant Illustrates. The design was made using hand painted botanical greenery combined with crisp contemporary fonts. Keeping it simple to tie in with a fabulous table setting.


The stunning cake was created by the amazing Zaza Marcelle, it was absolutely perfect for the shoot with the deep blue bottom tier and topped with two semi naked tiers adorned with fresh seasonal herbs and simple white ranunculus. It had that very effortless style we were looking for. Zaza also made some amazing macarons in soft pastel shades which we used on the cake table styling.


The flowers were created and designed by Amber Pritchard at Little Thatch Florist. The style was wild and natural with the focus being on the locally sourced foliages using many herbs. Scent played a very large part of the design using scent Ohara roses combined with the herby foliages to give a very romantic, and memorable setting. The style really evolved as the day of the shoot progressed, the the sun went down at this beautiful old factory setting and our very effortless, chic setting came to life.
Lorna Shaw

Written by Lorna Shaw

Dress Designer: Eliza Tootsweet | Makeup: Another Little World | Hair: Devon Wedding Hair | Hairpiece: Eden B Studio | Bow Tie: Le Colonel Moutarde | Stationery: Hannah Marchant | Cake: Zaza Marcelle | Florals: Little Thatch Florist

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