Whether your favorite Jane Austen heroine is Elizabeth Bennett or Emma Woodhouse, you’ll love the luxe manor wedding details and British country styling that Photography & Styling: Justina Bilodeau and Ione Floral Design brought to New Hampshire in this shoot! The old world elegance of Aldworth Manor and a couture gown by UK designer Joanne Fleming breath new life into this stunning love story inspiration!
Esperanza Atelier channeled old world vibes into this beautiful invitation suite – the gold calligraphy script and pressed wax seals added a luxurious touch to the handcrafted paper. Pastoral scenes were added to the envelope liners to channel the English manor inspiration!
The gold velvet flatlay and elegant tasseled details added to the old world elegance of the invitation styling!
British couture designer Joanne Fleming dreamed up the Odette wedding dress for this beautiful bride, pairing a classic A-line silhouette in fluttering organza with beaded feather-inspired details on the sheer bodice. The graceful gown ups the glamorous factor with sheer cape wings from the beaded cap sleeves.
In keeping with the rich old world styling of the shoot, Ione Floral Design paired romantic peach flowers with touches of deep burgundy to balance femininity, elegance, and luxury. The bride’s bouquet added darker shades with nude roses and speckled foxgloves to balance the soft blush and peachy pinks.
The groom took a page out of the old school landed gentlemen’s style guide in this windowpane check suit! The sumptuous texture and brown tweed are the perfect way to channel the lord of the country manor.
The beautiful Aldworth Manor in New Hampshire stood in as Pemberley or Hartfield to give this shoot the perfect estate setting! The grand fireplace made for an ideal ceremony backdrop with greenery mantel decor to balance the exquisite crown molding and antique gold mirror over the central fireplace.
Ione Floral Design brought the garden indoors with these windowbox arrangements of dried flowers and grasses to create a unique, modern texture inside the manor!
Luxe gold velvet chairs and mocha tablecloths created a reception fit for the gentry in the dining room!
Sparkling summer berry cocktails were served in vintage coupes for an elegant toast!
The subtly patterned wedding cake by Bear Brook Bakery used a wallpaper-inspired fan design to add texture to the pastel yellow buttercream, with accents from feathery astilbe flowers and ruffled carnations. The vintage pedestal table displayed the cake like a work of art in the manor ballroom!
Moody portraits in the library allowed Justina Bilodeau to switch from airy tones, and created the perfect Jane Austen-inspired courtship scene!
How exquisite is the light in these airy garden bridal portraits by Justina Bilodeau!
Our bride and groom became the lord and lady of the manor for these incredible garden portraits.
WEDDING VENDORS –
Photography & Styling: Justina Bilodeau | Floral Design: Ione Floral Design | Wedding Venue: Aldworth Manor | Cake: Bear Brook Bakery | Bridal Gown: Joanne Fleming | Hair & Makeup: Alise Buckner | Event Rentals: Peak Event Services Invitation Suite: Esperanza Atelier | Models: Maggie Agency