Retro-Mod Moto Wedding Inspiration

side by side motorcycle

There is a pretty constant stream of pretty vintage weddings + inspiration floating around the blog-o-sphere daily – and we aren’t complaining! At GWS, we love a good vintage-inspired celebration! But we also know that so many of you are looking for design ideas that skew more retro or mid-century modern, so today’s gorgeous shoot, photographed by the lovely Jessica Claire, is sure to provide you with some super fun + colorful inspiration! The Amorology gals did an incredible job of styling this editorial to portray a stylish, retro-mod feel with an adventurous undertone. According to the team, Every good relationship craves a little adventure + by showing this duo hitting the road in a retro vespa and side car, in a send off like no other, we hope to inspire couples to go somewhere they’ve never been.

red bouquet

retro mod bridesmaids


Oak and the Owl provided some beautiful, punchy florals for the shoot. Loving the green velvet bouquet wrap!

retro mod bride

retro mod inspiration

retro mod inspiration

hub cap wall

rest stop

freshener escort cards


The team utilized the hubcap wall at STUDIO 1342 to invite guests to “find their name and park it” with custom plexi air freshner escort cards created by Pitbulls & Posies. Love it!

freshener escort cards

freshener escort cards

filling station

the spare tire drink

the spare tire drink

retro mod inspiration


More from Heather of Amorology, Our table was made up with a gorgeous lush assortment of flowers in shades of burgundy, pinks, caramels + gold which was accented with teals + jade in the glassware and plates. Rear view menus sat at each place setting upon custom hexagon chargers that we created while place cards lay upon carefully chosen plates to give a nod to spoked wheels.

peony centerpiece

retro mod inspiration

retro mod inspiration

laser cut names

mod chairs

mirror menu

mod chair decals

peony centerpieces

name plate setting

retro mod inspiration

lounge


I majorly adore this fun lounge space created with some awesome patterned pieces from Archive Rentals!

lounge

junk in your trunk dessert table

junk in your trunk dessert table


And isn’t this the prettiest little cake ever?

patterned cake

retro mod inspiration

bubble necklace

retro mod inspiration


This retro, tea-length Illume Wedding Gown was a perfect match for the set-up…

retro mod bride

bow tie

retro mod bow tie

retro mod bride and groom

retro mod bride and groom


And the adorable bridal party was decked out in fun frocks and accessories from  Zara + Anthropologie.

retro mod bridal party

vintage suitcase

velvet bow belt

vintage suitcase

vespa

vespa getaway


Majorly loving this send-off!

vespa getaway

vespa getaway

peony in vespa


So fun, right?! Big thanks to the very creative artists below for sharing their talents + vision with us today!

photography: Jessica Claire // event design, styling + coordination: Amorology // venue: STUDIO 1342 Los Angeles, California // cake: Hey There, Cupcake // hair + makeup: Team Hair & Makeup // flowers: Oak and the Owl // graphic design + paper elements: Pitbulls & Posies // scooters: Route 66 // bow ties: Fox & Brie // wedding dress: Illume Wedding Gown // rentals: Archive Rentals // bridal party attire: Zara and Anthropologie

This wedding features rad artists fromThe GWS Wedding Artist Gallery1342 and Archive Rentals are all Featured Vendors in the GWS Vendor Guide! Find more rad artists for your day in our Guide.
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Comments

  1. Such a fun inspiration! Thank you for sharing such loveliness and pops of color!

    xo

    http://www.PlumPrettySugar.blogspot.com

  2. Thank you so much for sharing this shoot! It was such fun working with all the vendors involved and will go down as one of my all time favorites.

  3. LOVE this shoot – thank you so much for sharing! We loved working with such an incredible crew and with so much prettiness!

  4. Great job! Gorgeous colour scheme and great details. Love it!

  5. what a gorgeous wedding! Adore every single detail from the beautiful bride´s dress and necklace to the decor, flowers and the bike! Kudos to such an original theme!

  6. WOW, everything about this wedding is dripping with coolness. Very creative :)

  7. Great photos! So much fun and awesome colors!

  8. This is fabulous! Loving that dessert table!

  9. This is adorable, and I love all the little details. I especially think “put some junk in your trunk” is so clever!!!

  10. Love this! What brand are the bride’s shoes???

  11. This shoot it fantasic ~ so creative! The hubcaps are a splendid accessory. It’s missing a vintage Airstream trailer though ;-)

  12. The whole shoot is beautiful, but I especially love the pine tree air fresheners on the wall with the hubcaps! Quirky and awesome :)

  13. Thank you for all your kind words everyone and to Green Wedding Shoes for sharing! We had so much fun dreaming this one up with an incredible team who helped to bring it all to life with the amazing Jessica that was there to capture it all! Such a great day!

  14. This is precious! I love the decorated Vespa!

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