Greek Olive Wedding Shoot Featured

Wedding inspiration can arise anywhere. This olive-influenced shoot came about from a visit to a New York Greek food market where the selection of olives stretched a 10-foot display. Leaning on that initial creative spark, the shoot incorporates additional culinary staples of Greek culture. wedding inspiration wedding inspiration

The bride dons a long-sleeve embroidered gown with a high neck and sheer details.

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Accessories befitting for this bride include a delicate floral crown and small hair embellishments accompanied by a traditional veil.

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The tablescape boasts old-world charm with homemade flavors from sourdough bread, olive oil, and a plate of Greek pastries known as glykismata. One particular palatable accessory is the komoboloi, or Greek worry bread, which is the perfect stress-reliever for any bride-to-be.

For the purposes of this shoot, olives aren’t just for tasting; they’re incorporated in several ways throughout the shoot for a seamless design. Small olive stems are intertwined in the guests’ place cards. Trays of olives are an appetizing addition to the linen-covered table.  wedding inspiration wedding inspiration wedding inspiration

The arrangement comes full circle with metallic gold enhancements by way of gold-rimmed plates and a runner of gold flower vases. Vintage glassware is added for an elegant touch to complete the table transformation.

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Every accent of this styled shoot, from a flower crown to a delectable offering, holds special significance to a culture rich in tradition. The concept translates the savory flavors of Greece into a delicious display celebrating the two paramount sentiments of any wedding – love and life.

Photography:  Kate Ignatowski Styling + Floral Design: Mandy Forlenza Sticos Hair :  Andy Tseng Make Up: Anny Chow Dress: Saja Wedding Veil: Mimi Shim for Saja Invitation Suite + Calligraphy: Kelsey Cronkhite for Pinegate Road Linen: Lost in Linen Vintage Tabletop Pieces + Props: Little Vintage Rentals Flowers Supplied By:  Blooms by the Box Ribbon:  Of The Earth Crown + Hair Pins:  Lietofiore Model: Alexa Pinheiro