Style Shoots

A Return To Traditional Weddings

wona concept bride in a traditional wedding theme
bride wearing wona holding a romantic traditional bouquet

As the pandemic begins to wane and social events resume, new trends are taking shape. In observing our brides and grooms, talking with our industry colleagues, and reading about the latest innovations in interior design and other pockets of the creative world, we see a common theme. That is a common posture towards life – a new appreciation for the intrinsic value of customs and beliefs; A return to tradition. We are seeing a renewed love for the old-world, classic European grace, and timeless installations in weddings and interiors.

Increasingly our brides are choosing traditional, classic attire, seeking sentimental moments in their wedding day, carrying personal items handed down through generations, preserving their bouquets, getting married at their local childhood church or family estate. Consequently, we were inspired to design an editorial shoot that reflects a renewed appreciation for the traditional side of weddings – Each detail nods to cultural continuity in tradition. The venue, Jardin de Buis, an eighteenth-century dairy farm with an original main house, multiple courtyards, an English-style orangery, and a French-style potager garden, all nestled on 35 acres of the American country-side. Everything from the classic style of the attire to the vintage tablescape pieces, luxe stationery materials, European furniture pieces to the scent the bride wore was reflective of the traditional elements each vendor is seeing requested In abundance this year.


Photography: IVASH Photography | Planning: Bumble Burgh Events Co. | Bride’s Dress: WONA Concept | Groom’s Attire: The Black Tux | Hair & Makeup: Angie Warren Makeup Artistry | Flowers: Stem Floral Studio | Venue: Jardin de BuisDecor: The Lesser Bear & Stem Floral Studio | Linens: Lendable Linens | Rentals: Event Source, Magnolia Event Rentals | Invitations: Paige and Pen | Cake: Alex Robba Cake