Retro Shabby Chic Bridal Inspiration

Set in a summer meadow, this retro inspired shoot has us seriously reconsidering the pros of a more traditional wedding set up. Of course, we aren't the first to rethink tradition. Drawing inspiration from Woodstock to Glastonbury, music and vintage lovers alike are ditching gala dinners and opulent decor in favour of food trucks and whimsical details. Inspired by retro shabby-chic vibes, photographer Claire Lachance has created a gorgeous boho dream and the perfect inspiration for the laid-back bride. Splashes of bold colour mixed with delicate vintage touches create a fun yet romantic atmosphere, perfect for an intimate gathering of family and friends. Our favourite part of this bohemian shoot is the [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Inspiration Boards, Real Brides, Styled Shoots|0 Comments

Bohemian Mermaid Bridal Inspiration

This boho mermaid inspired shoot created by the lovely Illy from 'Illy Elizabeth Weddings' is filled with romantic bohemian ideas and will leave you dreaming wintry beachy weather. When Illy asked us to be part of it we were over the moon and we were thrilled to see it featured in the fabulous Whimsical Wonderland Weddings blog a couple of weeks ago. Illy specialises in bohemian wedding styling and from this shoot you can see exactly why! For the shoot our vintage collection 'Lottie Elliot' lace ankle boots were paired with a beautiful 'Daughters of Simone' off the shoulder lace dress from Heart Aflutter Bridal. The photography by Eliza Claire Photography captures [...]

Fairy Tale Spanish Castle Wedding – Real Bride Feature – Patti and Miguel

Today is Women's Day and as we celebrate women all around the world it is with great pleasure that I share with you the wedding of a very special bride and woman, Patti, who married her husband Miguel in the most stunning Spanish castle. One of the reasons I am proud of House of Elliot is that we designed our collection to empower women to embrace their own unique style. Gorgeous bride Patti embraced her individuality by choosing to wear our best selling 'Lottie Elliot' vintage lace ankle boots in ivory paired with a princess style Ronald Joyce ball gown and the result is just breathtaking. Her wedding day is not only [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|News, Real Brides, Styled Shoots, Wedding Stories|0 Comments

Opulent Gold and Marsala Baroque Wedding Inspiration

We were absolutely thrilled to see our opulent gold and marsala baroque wedding shoot featured recently in the fabulous Strictly Weddings Blog! Styled by House of Elliot and the lovely Emma Hunt London this shoot is dedicated to the bride who is not afraid to be daring but who wants to be romantic and impeccably elegant at the same time. The wonderful Philippa from Philippa Sian Photography takes us through the most breathtaking visual journey whilst Siobhan from McGill Sister Films captured the elegance of the shoot perfectly in a sumptuous video. I am so grateful to the amazing team who brought this idea to life for us and we hope you enjoy [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Inspiration Boards, News, Styled Shoots|0 Comments

Vintage Inspired Red Wedding – Real Bride Feature – Misty and Tammy

February is the month synonymous with all things love and I have been saving this amazing wedding until now as the incredible love between Misty and Tammy shines though in these wonderful photos of their special day. Misty paired our handmade red 'Goodnight Sweetheart' over the knee lace boots with a Hollywood vintage inspired dress and I was honoured when she told me that she styled her wedding theme around them! The iconic Audrey Hepburn said that the 'the best thing to hold onto life is each other' and when you see these wonderful love filled photos of Misty and Tammy I couldn't agree more! Thank you so much to both of [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Real Brides, Styled Shoots|0 Comments

Scenic and Intimate Australian Wedding – Real Bride Feature – Karen and John

Every bride wants her wedding to be a reflection of her unique style and personality. But whilst on a day to day basis we know what makes us feel comfortable the idea of choosing a look and 'theme' for one of the most important days of your life may seem like a daunting task. The reason I fell in love with Karen and John's wedding is that it reflected who they truly were and what they wanted from their big day. A small and intimate wedding, with a nod to their English heritage, set in the most beautiful scenic location in New South West Australia. Beautiful bride Karen chose to wear an [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Real Brides, Styled Shoots, Wedding Stories|0 Comments

Gold Festive Winter Wedding Inspiration

Synonymous with luxury and decadence, “gold” is a bold choice of wedding theme. During the holiday season, surrounded by twinkling lights and sparkling champagne, we have been dreaming of gilded cakes and glimmering tablescapes. A golden day is perfectly accompanied by the complementary ivory lace of our Goodnight Sweetheart lace boots, a choice in footwear as sumptuous and daring as the colour theme itself. We hope you love this inspiration board, dedicated to resplendence and splendour, Love, Sarah xxx                     Photo Credits: Lace boots  -  Real House of Elliot Bride Kathleen taken by Shea Christine Photography | Gilded cake - Purple Tree Photography via Mod [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|Inspiration Boards, Styled Shoots|0 Comments

Rustic Inspired South African Farm Wedding – Real Bride Feature – Ane & Hennie

Ane and Hennie opted for a gorgeous rustic wedding at a beautiful farm at the foot of the Outeniqua Mountains, located along the Garden Route of South Africa. Filled with thoughtful details, as soon as we saw their stunning photos captured by Elmine Botha Photography we just knew we had to share them with you. Ane, who wore our vintage 'Lottie Elliot' ivory lace ankle boots paired with a simple off the shoulder lace dress, was the most beautiful bride and we are absolutely thrilled to pieces to have been part of her amazing day. With so many heartfelt touches throughout and the most adorable little 'groomsmen' this wedding is sure to [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Real Brides, Styled Shoots, Wedding Stories|0 Comments