Bohemian with an Edge


Totally loving the bohemian rocker vibe of this lovely shoot from Jen of Birds of a Feather! Inspired by Palm Springs and the amazing light there, she came up with this edgy bohemian shoot. A bit more behind her inspiration from Jen:

I’ve also always been inspired by this sort of “edgy bohemian” look. It reminds me a little of C.C. and Company, a movie from 1970 with Ann Margaret as a fashion journalist and Joe Namath as C.C, an outlaw biker who rescues her when her car breaks down in the desert. She’s very soft and feminine, but surrounded by black leather and motorcycles. I also took the idea of “edgy” and started thinking a little more specifically “rock and roll”. The dress with the gold sequin top as well as the hot pink eyeliner added to her rocker vibe. I then wanted everything else about her to be soft, flowing, and bohemian…It’s the juxtaposition that I think makes it interesting. 

pink bouquet


gold bracelet

I’m in major love with her dress! And best part? It was rented from Rent the Runway! If you are looking to save money on a dress and don’t need to own your wedding dress, Rent the Runway is a great option! :)


desert bouquet

How gorgeous is this bouquet by Honey & Poppies!? Love the romantic + edgy feeling of it. And the eye makeup by Fiore Beauty is so perfect!

pink makeup

desert bride


pink boho tablescape

protea tablescape

I really wanted the flowers to be bold and gestural but also soft and feminine. I chose pampas grass as the star of the centerpiece because it’s so soft and flowing but also very striking. The pampas grass was combined with unusual flowers that have a lot of visual interest like king protea, snake head frittilaria, clematis, and hellebores and then the container was wrapped in custom printed marbled paper that reminded me of desert highways and rock formations. 

table numbers

succulent and feather place setting


pink desert tablescape

gold deco glasses

Amazing cake with gold succulents by Sweet & Saucy

gold flower tiered cake

leather jacket bride

leather jacket bride

colored smoke

desert bride

desert bride

Thanks so much to all of these creative artists for sharing their talents with us today!

photography: Birds of a Feather // florals: Honey & Poppies // hair + make up: Fiore Beauty // cake: Sweet & Saucy // chair + cake table rentals: Yeah! Rentals // paper goods: Diamond and Rust // napkins: rachel from Heart of Light // dress: Mark & James by Badgley Mischka // earrings: Kate Spade // gold studded cuff: av max