2014 FALL & WINTER WEDDING INSPIRATION

As the Kehoe Designs‘ studios bustle with a spectacular line-up of summer weddings, the Creative Design team is busy crafting gorgeous inspiration boards for our Fall and Winter brides. In today’s issue, we explore two of the many “oh-so-fabulous” looks curated by Creative Director, Bridget Frizzie. With her finger on the pulse of color and design trends, she and her team draw on the most exquisite happenings in the world of high style, blending it with classic bridal beauty and a signature Kehoe Designs point of view. We invite you to enjoy this special sneak peak of 2014 Fall & Winter wedding inspiration!

 Fall Wedding | “Second Spring”

“Like a fine art painting or the majestic landscapes of a forest in autumn bloom, this traditional palette gets invigorated and energized for Fall weddings with the addition of copper ore, rose gold and molten gold accents,” says Creative Director, Bridget Frizzie. Our wedding story is inspired by Yves Saint Laurent’s Couture Lacquer ‘Spicy Collection’ which draws on the romance of natural earth tones -cayenne, ox blood, yellow ochre and soft blush- bound by a glittering 24 carat liquid gold. “We see cayenne orange playing a leading role, bridging a color spectrum that continues to push forward deeper, richer reds, like ox blood with its signature brown undertone,” Bridget continues to say. The mood is anchored in the comfort of longevity; colors taking you back to earth. It’s equally a celebration of Fall’s color explosion; autumn expressed as a ‘second Spring’ when every leaf is like a flower. We pair our look with a number of couture wedding gowns from last years’ runways, which are only now coming on to the scene with a continued emphasis on metallic golds. For Kehoe Designs, our 2014 autumn inspiration is an opportunity to take traditional Fall colors and adapt them to a more sophisticated, fashion forward world.

(left: photo by Sanya Khomenko | right: Yves Saint Laurent Couture Lacquer ‘Spicy Collection’)

 

FAll_Wedding_Inspiration_2 Fall_Wedding_Inspiration_3(top:painting – artist unknown | bottom left: Elie Saab Fall Winter 2013-2014) | bottom right: Kehoe Designs floral, photo by Steve Koo)

 

Fall_Wedding_Inspiration_4 Fall_Wedding_Inspiration_5 (top left: Akris bag via Elle’s Best Bags of Fall 2014 | top right: Zuhair Murad gown | bottom: Kehoe Designs bouquet, photo by Robyn Rachel)

 

Fall_Wedding_Inspiration_6 Fall_Wedding_Inspiration_7(top left:Elie Saab Fall Winter 2013-2014 | top right: Deborah Lauren wedding cake via Brides.com | bottom: Grand Canyon, photographer unknown)

 

Fall_Wedding_Inspiration_8 Fall_Wedding_Inspiration_9(top left: Kehoe Designs floral | top right: Vera Wang Spring 2013 Bridal | bottom left: ‘Garment Landscape’ by Satu Maaranen via Lancia Trend Visions | bottom right: Christian Louboutin Fall 2013)

 

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(top left: Carried Away Cuisine wedding cake via Brides.com, photo by Natalie Bell | top right: photo by Zeb Andrews | bottom: Kehoe Designs Wedding Decor)

 

Winter Wedding | Frozen Tundra

“Our 2014 Winter Wedding inspiration is about capturing a feeling of the untainted northern hemisphere enhanced by wood that is aged in a gray stain. It’s wild and free yet delicate with a quietness that is oh so feminine,” describes Bridget. This lens has no hard edges, evoking the fantasy of whimsical winters with pale blush and lavender floral warmed by soft, cozy suedes and plush furs. “Set designed to mirror emotional landscapes of our northern most tundra, this mood takes off where farmhouse left off. It speaks to rustic interiors yet the palette is soft and transparent as if you veiled a local wintergarden in billowing sheer curtains,” Bridget adds. Last year’s ice blue gives way to lavender and rosey nudes, a beautiful natural complement to a base of gray and rich, warm browns. “As designers, what we love about this Winter wedding mood is its feeling of ‘easy opulence,’ where Mongolian fur, champagne lusters, and layers of chiffon meet rustic elements of the northern great outdoors.”

Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_1 Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_2(top left: bear – photographer unknown | top right: Nina Ricci ‘Nina L’Eau’ ad | bottom left: Linda McDougald Design  ‘Postcard from Paris’ | bottom right: interior design, source unknown)

 

Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_3 Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_4(top left: Rountree Flowers bouquet via Brides.com | top right: photo by Michael Graydon | bottom: Via Elle Decoration Country)

 

Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_5 Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_6(top left: via Apartment Therapy | top right: Reem Acra dresses, photo by Jose Villa | bottom left: floral – original source unknown | bottom right: photo by Gustav Willeit Photography)

 

Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_7 Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_8(top: Kehoe Designs Wedding Decor: photo by Bob & Dawn Davis | bottom left: cake – original source unknown | bottom right: Watters “Olivia” wedding dress, photo by Jade + Matthew )

 

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Winter_Wedding_Inspiration_10(top left: peonies – original source unknown | top right: Benjamin Moore “stormy Monday,” | bottom: Ralph Lauren Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection)
 

We thank you for stopping by our blog today for Bridget Frizzie’s lovely dose of 2014 Fall and Winter wedding inspiration. If you’ve enjoyed what you’ve seen, we encourage you to share with friends or drop us a line! We’d love to hear your thoughts!

 

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Bridget Frizzie
Creative Director
Kehoe Designs
312.421.0030
www.kehoedesigns.com