We couldn't agree more with the statement L E S S I S M O R E. Especially when you have a beautiful location such as Launcells Barton in Cornwall as your backdrop. Plus the talented styling and design skills of On Serpentine Shores to make sure it is shown off to its full potential. Perfectly drawing upon both classical and contemporary elements from talented local suppliers to create simple, minimalistic inspiration. The tablescape with ceramic pots, semi naked cakes and a few carefully placed flowers are more than enough to make your heart skip a beat. Especially with Peach & Jo's beautiful captures. And that beautifully fitted Cherry Williams backless bridal gown is to die for. I think even Meghan herself, the princess of understated elegance, would agree.
Alexandra Holyer: The idea behind this editorial was ‘less is more’; our desire was to create a modern, minimalist wedding that was simple and sleek without being too clinical or bland or absent of character. Drawing upon classical, Mediterranean influences as well as those more rustic touch-points closer to home in Cornwall; we desired a look that was as smoothly lithe and refined as at was relaxed and down to earth.


The ever-gorgeous Launcells Barton worked ideally as a venue. With its bare beams and white walls; both fresh and clean, but also full of personality. It provided the perfect blank canvas, employed perhaps most notably by Loulabel. Who’s floristry winds vine-like through the scenes; from the bride’s artful bouquet, to the foliage climbing the walls of the Mill Barn.


Tankerville Press provided an invitation suite – complete with glassine envelope and wax seal - that struck the chord perfectly between classical and contemporary.


Whilst Cherry Williams gowns added a svelte and understatedly elegant touch, Lizzy Couch and Hannah Woodgates kept our bridal look natural and gracefully effortless.


For the table, St Ives ceramists Dor & Tan contributed their beautiful tumblers carafes and strata plates. Which we paired with natural linens from On Serpentine Shores and gold pinch bowls and cutlery from Nkuku and Amara. These organic textures fused sublimely to create a quietly striking dinner-space. Ideal for those take-a-breath moments of surveying gathered loved ones; vowing to remember always this soft joy whenever you look back.
Lorna Shaw

Written by Lorna Shaw

Venue: Launcells Barton | Styling & Design: On Serpentine Shores | Stationery: Tankerville Press | Dress: Cherry Williams London | Bridal Shoes: I Am Florence | Grooms Attire: ASOS | Make-up Artist: Lizzy Couch Makeup Artist | Hair Stylist: Hannah Woodgates Hair Design | Jewellery: Hannah Batstone | Floristry: Loulabel | Ceramics: Dor & Tan | Glassware & Cutlery: Amara | Gold Bowls: Nkuku | Cakes: Ladyvale Bakery

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