A Rock n Roll Elopement

Way back in the Spring, Christine from Rock Hard Nails gathered together a group of like-minded local professionals to showcase some more alternative wedding looks and show that getting married doesn’t have to be a huge extravaganza; the most important people on your day are you, so make it personal.

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This elopement look is a perfect example of unconventional, edgy style – a wedding with a twist. Rip up the rule book and make it up as you go along; you don’t have to spend a fortune to have a great time.

Rock a vintage Boho dress with a leather jacket, mix your own jewellery with quirky handmade pieces and still look every inch a bride.  Break out your best suit and throw on the denim, add a cool leather bow tie and the groom is looking sharp.

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“Evoke your personality through your own individual style. Make it different. Make it special. Make it yours. The end result will be something truly unique and much more rewarding.”

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Rock Hard Nails created this look on almond shaped nails, with a grungy green-gold shimmer, a rubber effect black, and latex finish greige; finished with graphic geometric striping, as well as diamanté rhinestones, for a glamorous rock chick style.

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Kimberley Berridge is a Makeup Artist with a natural passion for art and all things colourful.

“I wanted the Bride’s look to be fun and sexy. I took inspiration from her steel grey and dark nails, and her bouquet. I used a mix of dark turquoise, peacock blue green and dark grey. For her lips I used a dark purple for an edgy look and to suit her punky faux-hawk hair style”

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The Bride’s jewellery included pieces exclusively designed by local artist Claire Pearse. The fine silver crab claw earrings were cast from real crab claws in solid polished, oxidized eco-friendly silver. She wore 2 rings – One was a polished,oxidised, ethical, Eco silver chunky finish wedding band set with a white topaz, and secondly she wore the ‘Dark Angel’ recycled silver winged ring set with pink Tourmaline.

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The groom wore an Aston Martin tan leather and Manx tweed bowtie supplied by The Manx Bow Tie Company.

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The Bride’s bouquet was an unstructured handtied design, a mix of seasonal and locally grown flowers and foliage in rich colours.  A few flowers and piece of ribbon were cut out of the bouquet to decorate the cake along with a chunky skull ring.

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Check out the gallery below for the full set of images, and of course, after that are the credits for the creative team  – we hope you love this shoot as much as we do!

Rock N Roll Gallery – click on the thumbnails to see the entire image!

Credits:

Photography – Jewell.

Stylist – Christine at Rock Hard Nails 

Models:  Sophia Russell & Tony Weir

Nails – Christine at Rock Hard Nails

Makeup – Kimberley Berridge

Flowers – Heidi at The Flower Studio

Bride’s Hair– Victoria Wollin

Groom’s Hair – Ben at Drewry’s

Jewellery – Claire Pearse at ElementIsle

Bow Tie – Alex at The Manx Bow Tie Co.

Venue – Milntown

Project Manager – Selina Hooper

Outfits and other items of jewellery not specified – stylists or model’s own.

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