Inspiration

If wedding style is your jam, then look no further than Tracy's stunning Self Portrait dress with its magnificent pleated skirt. Paired with some fiery stilettos, and with her new husband styled head to toe by a tailor in Bath, Tracy and Jasper cut a fine form at this Bristol registry office wedding! Roaming the charming streets afterwards, they shared their first dance by the water as the sun set on the perfect day. We know, it does sound like the heart-warming end to a Nicholas Sparks film. But we can confirm it's real life! And was all captured beautifully by Recommended photographers Jack and Jade of Taylor-Hughes photography.

Self portrait wedding dress at Bristol registry office micro-wedding.

"My favourite moment? I liked the whole day! I wouldn't change a thing and would do it again in a heartbeat. Don't focus too much on the details - the bigger picture will shine through."

Tracy & Jasper

THE DAY

With only two witnesses, Tracy and Jasper had the most micro of weddings. However it was no less full of love, happiness and beaming smiles. After the registry office ceremony they went for a spot of coffee and cake before FaceTiming their loved ones from around the world to celebrate. A leisurely stroll around Bristol followed, which led nicely to Tracy's surprise by the Harbourside. She played Only Love by Ben Howard on Jasper's phone, tucked it into his pocket and they twirled around the jetty for their first dance as husband and wife! Tracy's Self Portrait wedding dress whirled in all its glory for this truly magical moment to end their day.

STYLE

Tracy's Self Portrait wedding dress was found on Pinterest where she was looking for something classic but fun. She nailed her own brief, with a classic high necked lace top with long sleeves and fun pleated skirt with a cheeky split. Not to be out dressed, Jasper was tailored by an enthusiastic salesmen in a corner shop in Bath, and we think he did a fine job! He wore a brown wooden blazer and matching waistcoat, with an elegant grey silk tie to add some flair. Tracy's colourful bouquet from Bramble & Wild completed her look and really encompassed the relaxed beauty of the whole day.

Tracy and Jasper have shown us your wedding can be whatever you like. If coffee, cake and a first dance on the docks is your perfect day, don't let anyone tell you otherwise!

We'd like to pay a tribute to Jack and Jade, as we spent two hours with them walking around Bristol. It's hard to do that with two strangers on a day in your life that can't be replicated! We truly appreciate our friends taking the time out of their lives to be there, be supportive and offer their company.

Tracy & Jasper

If you're feeling inspired by this Bristolian micro-wedding, you'll love this city elopement complete with short wedding dress, a viral TikTok and a gorgeous pet pooch. We've also got all the Self Portrait wedding dress inspo you could wish for. Happy browsing!

Written by Helena Milsom

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Venue: Bristol Registry Office - The Statutory Room | Florist : Bramble & Wild | Hair Stylist: Bonomini Hair | Photographer: Taylor-Hughes Photography | Bride's Dress: Self Portrait

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