Styled SHOOTS by Southern Bride is a wedding photographer competition where we feature some of the best wedding photographers across the nation. The photographers are provided the same venues decorated by top local wedding planners and are graded based on their unique vision and imagery of the venue and its design details.
The Styled Challenge is a design competition showcasing the works of talented wedding professionals from various regions. Each designer is given the task to create an exceptional wedding ceremony and reception arrangement in the provided venue. The best design is voted by our viewers on Southern Bride Facebook live.
WINNERS FOR BEST PHOTOGRAPHY AND DESIGN AT SWALLOWS EVE
Congratulations, Heather Jenkins Photography for BEST Photography.
Congratulations, Swallows Eve Weddings team for BEST Designer.
Imagine Marie Antoinette or a Royal French Wedding in the heart of Texas Hill Country, where tradition, romance and beauty unfold. Our inspiration is Gilded Gold, Platinum, Brass, Lapiz, Sapphire, Turquoise & Sky Blue. Agate, Deep Rich Florals and Beautiful Abundant Food Displays for an All Night Celebration.The food is never ending, the guests flow from indoor to outdoor and move effortlessly throughout our space.
THE MEAL IS…abundant with a Seafood Tower featuring a Langostino Crown, Oysters, Caviar & Lobster, Gin & Garlic Rosemary Lamb, Raclettes with all the Toppings. Towered Desserts, Chocolates & Profiteroles.
HER GOWN IS…large, beautiful and flowing, almost too big, but not for her. Her jewelry is custom, artisan handmade. Her bouquet is simple, her hair is an updo that everyone will envy & question. He is a rich camel suit with a golden hue, Aw Shucks meets Refined Gentlemen.
THE SPACE IS…lowered with layers of blue textured fabrics threaded with gold. Tables are set with single bud vases, lined with whole dark fruits and simple stems, dripping in candles, candelabras. Accents of Feather, Cluster Floral Bouquets wrap the columns in sprays stacked as Dessert Towers will be on the dessert station. Floral Patterns over exaggerated linens with layers of Lamour, Silk and Velvet.
THE BAR IS…Classic with a twist including non-traditional drinkware, in addition to golden goblet stemware.
photographer: Heather Jenkins Photography | venue: Swallows Eve | designer: Swallows Eve Weddings | florals: H-E-B | floral designs: Favorite Cousin | furniture: Swallows Eve Weddings | food: Swallows Eve Weddings | vintage car: Cowboy Tours | stationery and flat lay: Marigold | wedding cake: Cakes Rock | wedding gown: Ines Di Santo | bride’s shoes: Azazie | men’s fashion: Allure Bridals | jewelry: Poppy Made By Hand | groom’s ring: Ring Bear | hair & makeup: Earthbound Beauty | models: Sarah Alvina and Sean Kinimaka | transportation: Cowboy Tours | after party transportation: Brooke’s Bubble Bus