Luxury can come in small packages, you know…. and when wedding magazines quote the ‘average’ price of a wedding I always take those stats with a pinch of salt (or to be honest, a chuckle and a roll of the eyes) – because savvy brides and grooms know wedding style isn’t about having everything. It’s about carefully choosing just a few key statement pieces.

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Today’s shoot looks super luxurious, but shows how a select few suppliers can turn your day into a memorable occasion. Forget stationery, forget wedding cars, forget favours and handcrafted place settings. Today’s shoot is all about the location: Cliveden House inspired every detail. It’s all about the dress, the bouquet and having a venue which doesn’t need a lot of decoration… which will cut your wedding budget massively.

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Wedding planner Meghan from Extraordinary Days coordinated today’s shoot with a few key details from quality suppliers. I hope you love it: and I hope it inspires you to cut down on details and focus on elegance and simplicity in a setting which provides all the romance and luxury you could ever need.


Your wedding can be the most magical, creative adventure. Styling ideas to fit your personalities can bring self-discovery and uncover talents you never knew you had! Wedding designers are our creative inspiration, and a wedding ideas shoot can fire our imaginations in the most wonderful way. And this is one of the best…

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I was honoured to be asked to contribute to a styled wedding shoot at Cliveden House, organised by the very lovely Petra Opperman. Petra is a wedding designer and planner based in Windsor, and is the talented stylist behind this gorgeous ideas shoot. The concept alone is incredibly romantic – and will resonate with music lovers everywhere. I adore the rich, luscious colours and subtle influence of the classical music theme. The colours are rich and warm, perfectly suited to any sophisticated wedding venue.

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I’ve some real magical wedding moments to share with you today, courtesy of PR Photography. This is a luxury wedding to fall in love with: from the gorgeous bride and groom to the proudest father of the bride, then spectacular fireworks and acrobatic performances at Cliveden House.

Highlights – Elena & Nick from PR Photography on Vimeo.

Last month we were introduced to Filmatography™ with a fantastic guest blog post another gorgeous wedding film by PR Photography. If you missed it, it’s still on the blog filed under ‘videography‘ and you can see it here: Introducing Filmatography
– a fascinating concept and an intriguing glimpse into the future of wedding films and photography.

PR Photography is one of London’s top wedding & event photography studios, with Photographer Peter Rear shooting high profile weddings and events in countries including Dubai, the Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, New York and Barcelona.

If you’re a bride or groom to be and you’re looking for one of the very best – and a pioneer in wedding films – check out PR Photography’s White Gold Weddings Website.