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WEDDING BLOG

Dazzling and Extravagant Guernsey Channel Island Wedding

February 17, 2021 | riley

Fire dancers flown in from Austria, a firework farewell at the rehearsal dinner, and a glamorous sequin reception dress–these are just a few things that Olivia and Bart included in their extravagant Guernsey Channel Island wedding. Not to mention the fact that it was held in the bride’s family’s backyard

Olivia wowed guests in her princess-like high neck J’aton Couture gown paired with a Swarovski tiara, while Bart looked dashing in his Micheal&Giso grey plaid suit. The fashion matched the all-white decor, which included white roses galore arranged by Simply Bespoke and elegant white linens. One look at the photos captured beautifully by Igor Demba, and you’d think we’d been transported to a modern-day fairytale. Keep scrolling through to be enchanted by these magical nuptials.

The Couple:

Olivia and Bart

The Wedding:

Normanville, Guernsey

Unexpected Bridal Fashion

My wedding dress was J’aton– I wanted everyone to think it was unexpected. I think people assumed I would be in head-to-toe sparkles, but I kept it classy. It was the best dress in the world, and it was the first I tried on. My hair was in an ultra-glam top knot to compliment the high neck of my dress. It’s also Bart’s favorite hairstyle on me. I had a Swarovski tiara shipped in from New York and finished the look with super tall Jimmy Choos for the ceremony and Louboutins for the night.

Elegant Vibes At The Guernsey Channel Island Wedding

The overall vibe of the wedding was very romantic, elegant, and magical. It was set at my family home in the Channel Islands. The ceremony took place in a courtyard, and the party was in a huge marquee on the grounds. We didn’t have a DJ; we had a 12 man band. The whole thing was “old school’ glamour vibes.

A Classic Wedding Color Palette

We didn’t ‘fight the white.’ We went all-in on the white–white flowers, white aisle, white everything. We finished it off with brushed antique gold and lots of deep green plants.

The Wedding Team:

Photography – Igor Demba
Planner – The Angles Events 
Floral Design – Simply Bespoke
Catering – Sueco
Officiant – Rosalie Kuyvenhoven
Videography – LiefsteDag
Makeup Artist & Hair Styling – Richard Harvey
Wedding Dress – J’aton Couture via Bloomfeld Luxury Bridal
Groom’s Apparel – Micheal&Giso

 

Congratulations again to Olivia and Bart on their extravagant Guernsey Channel Island wedding! We’re so thankful photographer Igor Demba was there to capture the special day and share it with us. If you’re hosting your own backyard nuptials, check out our ultimate guide to planning a backyard wedding!

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One Comment

  1. Oh my goodness, what a stunning wedding. Beautifully relaxed photographs. Now, if only I could get my back garden to look like that.

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