Vintage Inspired Biltmore Wedding Featured on Wedding Chicks

We unbearably excited to share with you this lovely film by Joel Serrato Films. Of course, it is breathtaking beautiful and filled with all the glamour one would expect from an 8mm wedding film. Anna and Robert loved everything vintage and had their hearts set on having a vintage-themed wedding.

anna & robert from joel serrato on Vimeo.

From Jill La Fleur
Anna and Robert loved everything vintage and had their hearts set on having a vintage-themed wedding. We wanted a lavish yet traditional feel at the church, a festive yet elegant feeling at the cocktail hour and then almost a supper-club feeling at the reception. We created this by incorporating beautiful, rich floral, luxurious dupioni silk fabrics, vintage china, old photos (including a vintage photo booth), an old writing desk as the sign in table with the couple’s silhouette coffee table book as their sign-in book, silhouettes of the couple on the backs of their chairs, a true Louisiana-style jazz band, and of course a tandem bicycle! I especially loved the addition of black chairs and elements to the table mixed with silvers to give the room a dramatic feeling mixed with the bride’s colors of eggplant, deep purples, champagnes and creamy tones.

The dessert table was my favorite! A combination of the bride’s family’s cake stands (all milk glass) filled the table with a variety of bite-sized desserts. The cut-glass Anthropologie lanterns overhead gave it a romantic, elegant feel. The bride & groom also brought in old photos from their parents and grandparents weddings and displayed them around the room.

The sound of the sax filled the room while guests sipped champagne and mingled in a more relaxed cocktail reception environment, turning the Biltmore event space back in time to feel like an old jazz club.  Mar did an amazing job giving the bride a true vintage style with her pin curls and subtle makeup. We loved working with this couple and coming up with fun vintage-themed designs. They were open to creative ideas and had a true sense of the vintage-era style about them that really pulled through into their wedding day! And Jose and Joel’s use of film captured it perfectly!
Location: First United Methodist Church & Four Seasons Biltmore
Wedding Planner: Jill La Fleur
Florist: Mindy Rice
Photographer: Jose Villa
Cinematographer: Joel Serrato
Lighting: Ambient Event
Hair/Makeup: Mar with Team Hair and Makeup
Chairs/Dessert place settings: Classic Party Rentals
Guest Book vintage desk: La fleur Weddings
Wedding signs & silhouettes:
Cake topper:
Invitations: Cheree Berry
Band: Blue Breeze Band
Truffle favors: Jessica Foster Confections
Bride’s dress:  Oscar de la Renta | Groom:  3 pc. custom-made suit paired with Ben Silver bowtie | Bridesmaids dresses:  Lula Kate | Milk glass dessert stands/vases:  Mother of the Bride | Tandem Bike:  Mother of the Bride’s gift to the couple

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  1. Posted September 20, 2013 at 9:36 AM | Permalink

    I absolutely adore this polkadot bow tie so much I had to include it in my inspiration blog post today! I hope you enjoy my post as much as I enjoyed this wedding! Thank you for sharing!
    xo Christina

  2. Posted February 16, 2012 at 5:39 PM | Permalink

    How lovely! I especially like the baby’s breath wreathes.

    : )

    Julie M.

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