Red Velvet – Luxe Winter Styling in Leather and Lace

Today’s stunning luxe winter styled shoot in red, gold, and green will put you in the holiday spirit, but it’s gorgeous all on its own! Samantha Kirk Photography and Botanica Event and Floral Design crafted this truly incredible shoot to celebrate the beauty of winter in California.

Vintage Gold and Diamond Engagement Ring

Red Velvet – Luxe Winter Styling in Leather and LaceWinter Red and Gold Calligraphy Wedding InvitationsLace Long Sleeve Wedding Dress with a Jeweled Cuff BraceletDramatic Red and White Winter Bride with a Jeweled HeadpieceElegant Winter Bouquet in Deep Red and Berry TonesVibrant Red and Berry Winter BouquetElegant Lace Wedding Dress with Long SleevesVintage Mantelpiece for an Elegant Winter Wedding Ceremony AltarBurgundy Leather Chairs and a Vintage Rug for a Stunning Botanical Sweetheart TableRed, Green, and Gold Winter Table DecorVivid Botanical Place Setting in Red, Green, and GoldRichly Detailed Botanical Sweetheart Table Gold Succulents and Vintage Vases with Rich Red FlowersCalligraphy Escort Cards and Gold Floral Print Place SettingsSucculents, Cat Tails, Carnations, and Dusty Miller for a California Winter Floral RunnerVintage Leather Chairs for the Bride and GroomGold and Crystal Details with Vintage BooksVintage Mantel Decor Red and Burgundy Floral Table Runner with Green and Gold DetailsVintage Burgundy Chairs Vivid Red and Berry Bouquet on a Fur Throw and Red VelvetLace Wedding Dress and Petite TartletRed, Green, and Gold Botanical Dessert Display Green Brushed Wedding Cake with Carnations and Pepper BerriesBride Holding a Petite Naked Cake adorned with Red RosebudsBlack Lacquer and Gold Dessert Display with Green and Red FloralsPetite Wedding Cake with Red FlowersHoliday Dessert Display with Red, Green, and GoldLavish Dessert Display

Lush botanical details in deep red and berry add warmth to the rich winter sunlight, along with the gleam of antique gold. Touches of silvery green from succulents, jasmine vine, and dusty miller added a lovely rustic element beautifully suited to the location at Lawley Ranch. Vintage club chairs in burgundy leather, a settee in plush crimson velvet, and fur throws in winter white add gorgeous textural elements to the shoot that stand out beautifully in the film photographs. A gorgeous wedding dress – long, lace sleeves perfect for a romantic winter bride – with a vintage fur shrug add to the luxe detailing, especially when paired with an antique gold and diamond ring and subtly glamorous bridal styling.

The loving attention to each and every detail is what endeared this shoot to me, above and beyond the initial beauty of the photographs. Botanica’s design skills and vintage inventory were given the chance to truly shine with the intricate styling of the Sweetheart Table and mantelpiece. Vintage gold vessels and goblets are paired with cut crystal glassware and china bearing delicate metallic patterns. The calligraphy place cards by Steele My Heart bear a delicate hand painted floral scroll, echoing the elaborate table runner of greenery, interspersed with massive protea and gilded succulents. The lavish cake display by Paper Heart Patisserie is not to be outdone, with petite cakes and tiny tarts in the same abundance as petite arrangements of pepper berry, carnations, and cattails.

PHOTO CREDITS –

Photography by Samantha Kirk Photography | Located at The Lawley Ranch | Event and Floral Design, Vintage Rentals by Botanica Event and Floral Design | Calligraphy by Steele My Heart | Wedding Cake and Desserts by Paper Heart Patisserie | Wedding Dress by Olvi’s provided by Bride to Be Couture | Hair Piece and Bridal Jewelry by Something Treasured | Hair Styling by Caitlin Mefford | Bridal Makeup by Makeup by Morsal | Modeled by Andrea Wagoner

Red Velvet – Luxe Winter Styling in Leather and Lace

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