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A Winter Escape - Elopement Shoot

We just adore an alternative wedding here at H.Y Millinery. 

We were honoured to have been approached to be a part of this elegant and dramatic styled editorial piece, ‘Elopement Wedding Cornwall - A wintery elopement wedding shoot’, as featured in WED magazine’s issue https://www.wedmagazine.co.uk/elopement-wedding-cornwall.html

This stunning photoshoot by Suzanne Johnson was a thrill to be involved in, with the end result full of romance and individuality. Our bespoke bridal crown and matching groom’s buttonhole completed the unconventional outfits and looked radiant against the spectacular landscape.

After falling in love with Christine Trewinnard’s exquisite couture wedding dress and sumptuous red velvet cape, it was a joy to design accessories to complement and set them off. 

Our bridal crown is created with a sweeping wire frame, adorned with golden lace and a combination of guinea fowl, pheasant and cockerel feathers. The resulting rich colours, styled with the model’s loose romantic curls, mirrored the wild and rustic feel of this unique location.

The groom’s matching button-hole, complete with our signature feather, added an extra splash of colour and brought the looks together.

"I curated and shot this styled shoot based around the concept of a couple running away to the wild west of England to elope," says photographer Suzanne Johnson. "Colour themes of sumptuous crimson and gold with lush velvet textures are set against the rugged Cornish coastline." 

Cornwall is a truly magical place to get married. This gorgeous elopement venue, BoHo Cornwall, is like no other and is the ideal place if you and your fiance wish to escape and tie the knot, just the two of you. 

Even if you are planning to keep your wedding intimate, there is no reason not to dress how you have always dreamed. In fact, a smaller wedding allows you to focus your budget on the elements which are most important to you. You will also have photos of the day to treasure and share with those who were not with you. 

For further elopement inspiration - back in 2017, we created a blue feather headdress and matching lapel pin for a real bride and groom, Caroline and James, who tied the knot at this special venue. Take a look at their stunning photos on our previous blog post: https://www.hollyyoung.co.uk/News/Post/2017-05-02_Elopement-wedding-at-Boho-Cornwall

Photography Suzanne Johnson Photography suzannejohnson.co.uk
Venue BoHo Cornwall bohocornwall.co.uk
Dresses Christine Trewinnard Couture christinetrewinnard.co.uk
Hair Cre8tive Hair & Beauty cre8tivehairandbeauty.co.uk
Make-up Amy Potter amypottermua.com
Hair piece & buttonhole Holly Young Millinery hollyyoung.co.uk

Flower hoop Roamer Rose roamerrose.com