Opulent black wedding dress in the Cairnwood Estate


This bridal editorial, photographed by Tiffany Longeway, takes us into a world of breathtaking opulence in an avant-garde style that pushes traditional boundaries. Amidst the timeless beauty of the Cairnwood Estate in Bryn Athyn, near Philadelphia, a story of bold elegance and irresistible allure unfolded.

The Cairnwood Estate, a jewel in the middle of nature, served as the backdrop for this visionary Styled Shoots Across America team project. The majestic backdrop of the estate lent the editorial an aura of romance and drama that harmonized perfectly with the chosen element of provocation.

At the center of this visual spectacle was the bold black wedding dress that pays homage to the modern bride – a woman who dreams beyond the ordinary. The dress, carefully selected by Styled Gowns and Sachlirene, captured the essence of sophistication and bold seduction. The creative minds behind the editorial deliberately challenged tradition by replacing the classic white with a dramatic black.

The exquisite floral decorations by Flora Moon Flowers added another dimension of romance and beauty. Carefully placed white flowers enhanced the bold aesthetic as a contrast to the black dress and created an atmosphere that captivated the viewer.

The talented artists at Sunkissed & Made Up gave the bride a natural beauty that perfectly complemented the bold elegance of the black dress. No bridal look would be complete without the right accessories. Elizabeth Bower ‘s stunning earrings added the perfect touch of elegance.

This editorial is a tribute to the modern bride who dares to dream beyond the ordinary. It gives courage through individuality and the unconventional color to challenge traditions. Against the backdrop of the Cairnwood Estate, the elegance of the bride is redefined. A story that dares to go beyond the expected and celebrates a love that is as unique as the opulent black wedding dress itself.

Photography: Tiffany Longeway
Host, Concept & Planning: Heather Benge, Styled Shoots Across America
Location: Cairnwood Estate
Hair & Makeup: Sunkissed & Made Up
Floral design: Flora Moon
Wedding dress: Styled Gowns
Shoes: Sachlirene
Earrings: Elizabeth Bower

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