Gilded Shadowsview: website //
location: Online, CA United States
willing to travel: Yes
describe your artistic style:
Kristen from Gilded Shadows creates original and often one-of-a-kind adornments for the modern bride.
All lovingly handmade in California, Gilded Shadows accessories feature a lovely assortment of vintage and new materials, offering custom sparkles or subtlety to reflect her customer’s own unique taste and style. Whether it's silk flowers, velvet millinery leaves, hand cut petals or stunning lace details – her design elements are sourced locally and then delicately crafted by Kristen in her tiny studio.
For may of her designs, Kristen draws inspiration from days gone by, when the fashion was elegant and the accessories were intricate. Her work offers a unique opportunity to delve into the past with a yearning for pouted lips and petticoats. Gilded Shadows not only offers the finishing touch to your wedding day, but also a gorgeous keepsake for years to come.
what inspires you?
Kristen draws inspiration from days gone by, when the fashion was elegant and the accessories were intricate. Her work offers a unique opportunity to constantly delve into the past to discover vintage materials - reigniting her love affair for the classic era and sparking the inspiration for her Gilded Shadows pieces.
Kristen’s background as professional designer translates through to the composition and styling of her accessory designs, which are often influenced by Art Deco and Art Nouveau architectural elements.
what do you love about weddings?
What's not to love about weddings? The romance, the grandeur, the celebration! It’s the absolute perfect occasion to don your finery and wear something sensational that you will remember always.