Whimsical Romantic Styled Shoot


April 21, 2020
Words by Lauren Ertl
Photos courtesy of Bohemia Photography

This styled shoot nestled in the Mayan forest was the perfect destination for this dreamy matrimony. Taking place at the stunning resort, Grand Velas Riviera Maya, the team of vendors under the direction of Best Bride showcased a passionate romantic love story that will leave you astonished.


Simple but elegant, the cursive calligraphy on the stationary added the perfect amount of charm. There is no better way to welcome guests to a weekend getaway than with a gift bag full of treasures and chocolates. Additionally, a customized letter was included, welcoming everyone along with a timeline of the events taking place. 

The inspiration behind this ceremony was a fairytale full of whimsical accents. To complement the lush greenery, our team added various geometric shapes woven into lanterns hanging from the altar. Covered in florals from a palette of roseate, burgundy, and blush, its bohemian details coming together in beautiful harmony. An arrangement of different white wooden chairs and benches was the perfect statement.

A wall of woven-framed mirrors guided the guests to their seats in white cursive calligraphy. It was ideal for a picture-perfect background as guests came together for photos.

Held over the sparkling turquoise water on a wooden balcony, the reception was adorned with natural local fruits such as grapes, delicious peaches, and an arrangement of delicate florals placed in ceramic vases. The Best Bride team created a pleasing aesthetic of amber and blush-colored glassware, assembled with woven chargers and gold flatware. Interwoven chandeliers and wooden limewash candlesticks lit up as the couple celebrated their night over a romantic dinner with their closest friends and family. A simple yet delightful marble cake was displayed on a knit stool with gorgeous florals, creating the perfect backdrop. 

The bride, adorned in an elegant white lace wedding gown made perfect by Ary Ilturralde, appeared as if she were dressed for royalty. A beautiful crown made of diamonds by Ellee couture Boutique rested delicately on her head.

This wedding was a romantic fairytale surrounded by lush greenery. Raindrops began to fall from the sky as the day came to an end, only making it all the more magical.


Vendors: Planning: Best Bride; Photography: Bohemia Photography; Invitation Designer: Creative Works Design; Rentals: Mexican Design Studios & Alquimia Events; Floral Design: La Distribuidora CDMX; Video: Gallardo Films; Headpiece: Ellee Couture Boutique; Venue Sourcing & Travel: Wedaways Travel & Celebrations; Cake: Bespoke Cancun Bakery; Wedding Connoisseur: Ary Iturralde; Wedding Dress: Amarella Novias; Bridal Stylist: Salty Beauty; Model Bride: Nika Fichi; Model Groom: Lucho Ruggeri

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