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Miami Wedding Inspiration at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens


May 13, 2024
Words by Kinsley Brown
Photos courtesy of Leah Daniels Photography

If a stateside destination wedding with a touch of European elegance is the vision for your big day, look no further for inspiration than this styled shoot in Miami’s captivating Vizcaya Museum and Gardens! Envisioned by Amberly Odom of Wrennwood Design and captured by Leah Daniels, it showcases the venue’s potential to create a wedding celebration that’s both intimate and unforgettable.

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European Elegance Meets Miami Flair

Amberly’s vision, as she describes it, is “a harmonious blend of European sophistication and the inherent romance of Vizcaya’s gardens.” Think rich jewel tones – blue, plum, and caramel – adding depth and warmth to the celebration.

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A Story Told in Every Detail

The bride’s Mira Zwillinger gown, with its intricate details, complements the enchanting surroundings beautifully. The groom’s custom Tom Ford suit exudes sophistication, while heirloom floral jewelry adds a personal touch. “The bride and groom, enveloped in the romance of the day, shared tender moments that transcended the ordinary, creating memories that would be etched in their hearts forever,” Amberly says.

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Tablescapes Fit for Royalty

Nuage linens in luxurious textures set the stage for a truly elegant affair. Delicate details on the tabletop settings echo European grandeur, while vibrant Estelle glassware adds a touch of sophistication. The floral arrangements by Mibellarosa are a visual feast, bringing the chosen color palette to life. “My favorite aspects of the shoot?” photographer Leah says, “Oh my goodness I fell in love with the salt and pepper bowls on the table. They blended in seamlessly!” It’s these thoughtful touches that elevate the experience for couples and their guests.

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An Intimate Gathering, Big on Love

With just 24 guests, the ceremony is a deeply personal exchange of vows. Perfect weather adds another layer of magic, as soft sunlight bathes the gardens in a warm glow. This styled shoot is proof that a destination wedding doesn’t have to mean going to faraway locations. “You don’t have to leave the US to have the look of a private estate or villa from Tuscany,” Leah says. Miami offers a wealth of talented vendors, like those who brought this vision to life, to create a wedding that’s both beautiful and unique.

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Inspiration for Your Dream Day

Feeling overwhelmed by wedding planning? This styled shoot can be your guiding light. “This could completely transform the vision a couple might have,” Leah says. It encourages you to think outside the box, focusing on details like stationery that sets the tone and a photographer who can capture the essence of your love story.

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Vendors: Planning: Wrennwood Design; Photography: Leah Daniels Photography; Venue: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens; Floral Design: Mibellarosa; Stationery: Em Paper Co; Linens: Nuage Linens; Cakes: Cake Envy and Bakes by Parisa; Menswear: The Modern Gent; Bridal Gowns: Mira Zwillinger, Made Bride by Antonea & Millia London; Rentals: Vivant Rentals; Tabletop: Treasury Rentals; Accessories: Hillary Jackson; Flatlay Styling: Em Paper Co; Custom Backdrop: Willow Canvas; Styling Mats: Lindale Studios & Locust Collection; Shoes:  She is Cheval; Hair & Makeup: Vigilante Cosmetics; Talent Agency: Mädl Talent; BTS Team: Each Day Florals & DRL FLWRS; Event Logistics: The Gentlemen Event Concierge; Host: The Editorial Experiences

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