The Vintage Fusion Love Affair shoot was a collaborative effort of amazing minds, it’s an amazing blend of two cultures . we love so much
The shoot was planned by Touch of Jewel Events and Design, a collaborative effect with, Nicole Smedley Event Designs, photographer, Akintayotimi, a well-known International photographer who travels around the world to document events and weddings and the talented Films by Roy.
They came up with the idea of the vintage shoot, as that was lacking in the ethnic and multicultural community.
The team decided to take 1930’s back to 2017 with a modern twist to the vintage look. We had the idea to title it “A Vintage Fusion Love Affair”in other to showcase and celebrate two different cultures coming together as one, hence the ‘fusion’ love affair.
A perfect venue for the shoot, one that wasn’t too rustic but had a few modern components to it and Stone Crest venue offered their space for this shoot.
The colors were burgundy, peach and gold with a touch of ivory and rose gold and although the overall shoot was a vintage shoot idea.
The couple were styled in a vintage fabric African Print called “alaari aso oke”, an african fabric from the 1930’s to celebrate the groom’s culture; sourced by Textile Trader, along with the bride’s jewelry, accessories and head tie. The brides fabric was sourced by 5 yards fabricand custom designed by Lyza Faye.
Components of the shoot that truly depicted the vintage shoot design was the 1936 Olds mobile bridal car by Blue Diamond Limousines of TX, the styling of the groom in a vintage gray custom suit by Eaden Myles and the bride’s low cut, A-line lace designed, simple, yet elegant gown by De France Couture.
The Cake and Dessert
The floral created an impeccable floral design that is out the norm. The head table was dressed with a vintage lace runner, with some vintage china and gold-plated silverware and glassware provided by May I Serve you rental company.
The chef Kevin from culinary affairs by Chef Kevin cook a mix of cuisines representing both cultures and it tasted just as good as it looked.
The stationery was a lace laser cut design card with a calligraphy hand written font and we had a full suite of menu, escort & RSVP cards all designed by chic le vogue stationery designs.
The cinematographer told a love story in a short highlight video that was edited to look like a movie from the 1930s.
Everyone involved in this shoot delivered 100% .
We are so excited to share.
List of participating vendors
Event Planner – Touch of Jewel Events and Designs – @touch_of_jewel
Venue – Stone Crest Venue
Photographer – Akintayotimi Photography – @akintayotimi
Cinematographer – Films by Roy – @filmsbyroy
Floral & Décor – Nicole Smedley Designs – @nicolesmedley31
Hair Stylist – Jaclyn Irabor Hair Designs – @lovdiv84
Makeup Artist – Shelsealuxe – @shelsealuxe
Caterer – Chef Kevin – @chefkevinjohnson
Stationery – Chic Le Vogue – @chiclevogue
Vintage Rentals – May I Serve You – @mayiserveyou
Dessert Table – Sugarlicious – @sugarliciousco
Cake – Crystals & Cream – @crystalsandcream
Groom Fusion Attire – 5 yards fabric – @5yardsfabric
Bride Fusion attire & accessories – Textile Trader – @textiletrader1
Bride Fusion gown – Lyza Faye Designs – @lyzafayeBridal Car – Blue diamond Limo – @bluediamondlimousines_of_tx