Today we feature the lovely wedding of Jess & Alex who got married at the beautiful and colourful location of Trinity Buoy Wharf in London. Their perfect day was captured by My Beautiful Bride.
The venue was Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14 0JY with the ceremony in the courtyard and the reception held in the historic ‘Chain Store’. Trinity Buoy Wharf is an amazing colourful,vibrant riverside location, situated a mile east of Canary Wharf and overlooking the Dome. The day of the wedding was a fantastic sunny day in August. Jess, Alex and many of the guests are musicians and throughout the day there was the amazing sound of live music. This urban environment provided the best backdrops for photos and my overall memory of the day was laughter and a genuine sense of joy and celebration for the happy couple tieing the knot. Guests were treated to a Caribbean barbecue and all the young children got very excited by the arrival of an ice cream van. A live band made up of close friends,serenaded the happy couple for their first dance and then the party started!
Favourite moment: Partying hard with all of our favourite people.
Tips for planning process:
- Don’t be afraid to ask for help! People want to, and generally love to.
- Get as many people involved as possible, its loads more fun that way.
- Don’t freak out about silly things, it’s just one day.
- If all else fails, just make sure you get your rings, certificate and photos; everything else is disposable!
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My Beautiful Bride shoots Creative, original, editorial style wedding photography. Artfully crafted portraits and perfectly shot details capture the essence and story of any wedding
Michael is the creative force behind My Beautiful Bride. With a proven track record as an editorial photographer in publishing and the media, shooting portraits of the great and good, his professional experience has taught him all about visual storytelling, creative ideas and capturing the moment.
My Beautiful Bride is a forward thinking wedding photographer based in London but shoots weddings across the country. With a fun and fresh approach Michael has a great ability to tell the story of any wedding day.
I love to work with creative couples who like putting their own spin on their day. I’m inspired by unusual venues and wonderful settings whether in the middle of a forest or inside an old music hall. My approach is professional and fun, engaging with my subjects and always seeking a fresh perspective.
Venue: Trinity Buoy Wharf, 64 Orchard Pl, London E14 0JY
Photographer: The amazing Michael at www.mybeautifulbride.co.uk
Brides dress: Dress made by Kuukua of Algate firstname.lastname@example.org
Brides hair accessories/ veil: Headband from Accessorise. Veil also made by Kuukua of Algate email@example.com
Brides hair and make up: Nadia Dean firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridesmaides dresses: Dresses made by Kuukua of Algate email@example.com
Grooms suit & shoes: Suit from Reiss, shoes from Kurt Guiger
Groomsmen’s suit & shoes: Suits from Burton. Ties made by Kuukua of Algate firstname.lastname@example.org
Cake: Kaelie Akaraskul from the Sweet Tooth Factory www.mysweettoothfactory.com
Entertainment: lots of our friends are musicians, we’ll happily arrange a live band and a set for anyone! email@example.com
Flowers: I made the large pink rose and the bridesmaids white roses, Happy to make some more for someone else! firstname.lastname@example.org
Wedding favours: I designed and made the personalised bags for each guest and programme fans. Happy to make some more for someone else! email@example.com
Honeymoon destination: We wouldn’t have been able to afford a honeymoon, if we hadn’t discovered honeyfund.co.uk. On our invites we kindly asked our guests to contribute to sending us away. We were blown away with the amount of love and support we received from friends and family. We ended up visiting a 5* resort in Cyprus.
Wedding Planner: We also had an amazing wedding planner called Denise Watson, highly recommended, she made the entire process seamless firstname.lastname@example.org