When it comes to bridal bliss, Mandy Forlenza Sticos and Kate Ignatowski know the way to a romantics heart. With a bordeaux hued color palette, including beautiful calligraphy from Fleur De Letters and the most beautiful veiled portraits, it’s easy to see why every ounce of today’s bridal portraits is purely heaven.
Words from the photographer –
“This pretty bridal session was inspired by my real bride, Laura, who so graciously volunteered to model for us. Her wedding next month is at a winery, so Mandy, our stylist, had the idea of creating a Bordeaux inspired shoot with dark reds and enthusiasm for good wine. We kept the shoot simple with an emphasis on gorgeous bridal photos and added some perfectly styled details to complete the inspiration. Delicious cheese always accompanies wine so perfectly and organic, wood details were incorporated in the box of grapes and accenting the postcard from Bordeaux. Finally, my favorite, our hand drawn French card translates “Life is too short to drink cheap wine.”
Photography: Kate Ignatowski | Styling and Floral Design: Mandy Forlenza Sticos | Flowers: Blooms By The Box | Wedding Dress: Jenny Yoo | Makeup Artist: Anny Chow | Calligraphy: Fleur De Letters | Venue: Park | Hair Styling: Andy Tseng | Veil: Sara Gabriel