We chose our venue, Asylum Chapel, after seeing it on Don’t Tell the Bride! We loved it’s distressed and enchanting look.
My wedding dress was an ivory fishtail design from Mori Lee. I found the dress at London Bride UK – they were so great. I had a veil and kept jewellery and accessories to a minimum. My shoes were from Aldo and so comfortable I managed to dance in them all day and night – I love those shoes! All makeup was done by Amy Hetty Lee and hair was by Hollie Noelle.
We went for pinks and white for the flowers. I had always wanted peonies, so I had a large bouquet of those which looked absolutely beautiful – so nice I didn’t actually throw the bouquet because I wanted to keep them! Because of the Asylum’s style, less is definitely more, so we didn’t need to go too crazy in order to make an already beautiful venue look lovely.
Floral Evolution was our florist and Catherine is AMAZING. Catherine chose garden roses, delphinium, snapdragon, peonies, spray roses, eustoma, Ammi, Larkspur, Astibile and other seasonal flowers and seasonal foliage. In the Chapel we chose meadow style pew ends for the floor and two large overflowing urns.
Our delicious cake was by Cake Diaries London and our catering was by Fiume Restaurant, Battersea. This is where we had our reception and they served beautiful Italian food!
Sasha, our photographer, was so lovely and professional and having done some research we felt her style most suited what we wanted. We preferred more natural, in the moment photos, rather than a posed/staged look. I felt totally at ease after meeting her to discuss our requirements. She was also very discreet, so we never felt like she was intruding or taking over whatsoever – sometimes I forgot she was there, in the nicest way possible!
Best part of the day
Best part of the day was getting dance the night away with our family and friends!
From one couple to another…
Spreadsheets are your friend!
Ceremony Venue Asylum Chapel
Reception Venue Fiume Restaurant
Photography Sasha Weddings
Flowers Floral Evolution
Cake Cake Diaries London
Make Up Amy Hetty Lee
Hair Hollie Noelle
Dress London Bride UK
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