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You Are My Sunshine – Inspiration for a Yellow Summer Wedding

Following my Cranberry Christmas post, I wanted to create a more southern-hemisphere seasonal inspiration board, for brides-to-be planning a Summer wedding. Inspired by the Hawkes Bay sun (which admittedly of late seems to have taken a holiday of its own!) I am loving this vintage yellow……

Summer Sunshine Mood Board

Bow Clutch – Etsy, Flower Necklace – Etsy, Platform Mary Jane Shoes via Pinterest, Boutoniere via Pinterest, Flower Cake via Pinterest, Sunflowers Hair and Makeup via Love My Dress,  You Are My Sunshine Art Print – Etsy, Yellow Diamond Rings – Tiffany & Co, Sunflowers Bouquet via Love My Dress, Sunflower Pattern via Pinterest,  Yellow Beads – Etsy, Yellow Sapling Pattern via Pinterest,  Beetle via Love My Dress, Napkin Bow – My Wedding Concierge, Sunflower Invitation – Momental Designs, Yellow Bird Cape Toppers – And Bear on Etsy

For more Sunshine inspired snippets go to CVB on Pinterest and Summer Wedding Board

Summer provides the perfect opportunity to be brave and bold with colour and this rich and warm, golden yellow that just shouts SUNSHINE is sensational as a foundation colour or for pops of colour for a Summer wedding. It can be paired perfectly with a lush green, or soft warm browns, or with bold brights like red and blue as seen at this rather fabulous wedding on CK Metro Photographs of Australia.

Such a fun colour, for me it is the perfect palette for a funky, retro 1950s or 1960s inspired wedding. For a summery, retro and funky, bridal gown I would go for something tulle and tea length! Like this flower adorned cutie from Designs By Moonlight……

Tea Length Strapless Wedding Dress by Designs by Moonlight 14661

Or this chic design with statement belt from Blue by Enzoani……

Tea Length, strapless Blue by Enzoani Wedding Dress Danbury

I love this Justin Alexander one shouldered, silk dupion, tea length dress with tulle overlay. The draped one shoulder bodice is finished with a dramatic attached bow……

Justin Alexander Tea Length One Shouldered Wedding Dress Design 8527

And for those not enamoured with tea length dresses, its also available in floor length! (design 8528)

Justin Alexander Tea Length One Shouldered Wedding Dress 8527 Back

The delicate lace detail and bateau neckline of this Justin Alexander design is just so pretty but still with retro, fifties flair……

Justin Alexander Tea Length Embroidered Wedding Dress Design 8555

Justin Alexander Tea Length Embroidered Wedding Dress 8555 Back

Of course a tea length dresses does provide one dilemma – shoes! But panic not, a post to follow 🙂