Bring Morocco to You with this Street Market-Inspired Elopement

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Where oh where in the world to elope? Once you decide to get away, the possibilities are endless! Unless, of course…a ticket across the world isn’t in the budget. But wait! If the magical streets of Morocco are calling your name, we’ve got great news: this inspired elopement is all about transporting you there, to that vibrant feast for the eyes! Maddox & Rose began with a blank canvas (in Louisville, Kentucky—you’d never guess it!) and designed an experience akin to the traditional Moroccan street market. One stand-out detail from the day? The distinct use of light!

The constantly changing light added an extremely unique element to our shoot. The light beaming through the single wall of industrial windows added an aura of mystery to many of the details, with its harsh direct light and looming shadows. Harsh light is often avoided by many photographers, but Susan of Love Hunters embraced the light to highlight and frame the extraordinary details of the hidden market.

Ready to head with us to Morocco? Don’t worry—it’s not too far away!

acrylic invitation

We begin with a beautiful acrylic invitation suite by Riley & Ko, paired with leather accents fo a touch of modern influence.

Moroccan Market Inspiration

The Bride + The Market

Rue De Seine

The bride’s Rue De Seine ‘Adelia Lune’ gown from The Dress Theory, Nashville stole the show with its hand-knotted fringed bell sleeves and unique lace overlay!

fringe sleeve

Moroccan Market Inspiration

SO pretty! Can this be our home??

The Moroccan-Inspired Ceremony Backdrop

Moroccan Market Inspiration

The bride + groom met against a teal wall adorned with hand-woven baskets—love that pop of color!

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Are you loving the groom’s style? He wore a neck scarf from Thistle and Thread Design for an old-world feel.

Rue De Seine

Rue De Seine

The simple-yet-stunning florals from State & Arrow Design Co brought a breath of life into the dreamy space.

Moroccan Market Inspiration

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carnation bouquet

 The Moroccan Market Transformation

Moroccan Market Inspiration

How amazing is this?!

Moroccan Market Inspiration

From woven baskets…

Moroccan Market Inspiration

…to street food!

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Are you LOVING the light here? The drama is so gorgeous!

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Moroccan Market Inspiration

The bride + groom (Courtney + Jalen, a real couple!) lounged among ornate rugs + furniture provided by Queen City Vignette, genuine leather goods from Clayton and Crume and decorative accents from Rabbit Heart. The abundance of patterns + textures created a lively backdrop—almost as if they were strolling through the local shops!

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Moroccan Market Inspiration

It’s not a trip to the Moroccan markets without mint tea!

Moroccan Market Inspiration

Perfectly dreamy! Want more? Woodland & Ivory all the beautiful details on film:

We just love the idea of bringing your favorite place home to you! Thanks to the entire team for sharing your creative inspiration with us!

photography: Love Hunters // event design: Maddox & Rose // planning: Maddox & Rose // florals: State & Arrow Design Co // wedding dress: Rue De Seine 'Adelia Lune' // wedding dress boutique: The Dress Theory, Nashville // hair stylist: Jessica Woodring // makeup artist: Jessica Woodring // groom attire: ASOS // videography: Woodland & Ivory // paper goods: Riley & Ko // calligraphy: Riley & Ko // catering: Mayan Street Food // furniture rentals: Queen City Vignette // models: Courtney Endicott and Jalen Ratliff // baskets + wood accents: Rabbit Heart // leather goods, tote bags, invitation journal + place settings: Clayton and Crume // grooms scarf + floral ribbon: Thistle and Thread Design

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