BHLDN Bridal Portraits at St Louis Public Library

BHLDN Bridal Portraits at St Louis Public Library. Some of the most dynamic and intriguing bridal looks are created when vintage meets modern. On the steps of the St. Louis Public Library, this shoot encompasses both beloved by-gone touches with the marvelous wonder of present-day bridal fashion. bridal session

This shoot features bridal footwear with an edge. These nude-colored stilettos have cut-out details and secure ankle straps, making for one high-fashion approach to walking down the aisle.

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The bride borrows a vintage fur from her mother's closet. The white color pairs perfectly with her gown. Her deep brunette curls are a stark contrast to her look and the eclectic mix of pine cones, amaryllis, and greenery in her bouquet offers a short burst of color.

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Standing at a gate, the bride shudders one part of the fur to reveal her bare arm and the gown's lace detail. The flowing fabric gathers at the floor, along with a long, traditional veil.

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Outside the brassy-colored doors of the library, the bride is surrounded by light. The front detail of her dress is exquisite and simple.

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In the hallway, the bride resembles a girl getting ready to marry in an intimate ceremony. The shadows of the stone frame her stark appearance in a high-fashion, artistic way.

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These portraits are simple and understated but they possess so much elegance and storytelling.

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A bride who mixes present-day with past-time is observant and confident on the steps of a public landmark. She exudes grace, sophistication, and quietude “ also notable qualities of the featured library housing the classics.

Photography: Shannon Duggan | Dress & Veil: BHDLN | Flowers: Shannon Duggan | Shoes: Nordstrom | Film Scans: The Find Lab