This Lakeside English Wedding Was So Elegant

U.K. weddings never disappoint. It’s probably a combination of the vast, open landscapes and the exquisite hats & fashion that we love most. Or, maybe we’ve just watched too much Downton Abbey. Either way, this one from Victoria Phipps is beautiful. We’re in awe over the reception location!
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Photo: Victoria Phipps/Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
Bouquet recipe: honeysuckle, spray roses, sweet peas, and mint.
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Photo: Victoria Phipps/Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
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Photo: Victoria Phipps/Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
"Watching the flower girls and page boys dancing as the sun was setting over Rutland Water reminded me so much of the beautiful painting, ‘Midsummer Eve’ by Edward Robert Hughes," said the bride, Lisa. "It was magical."
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Photo: Victoria Phipps/Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
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Photo: Victoria Phipps/Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
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Photo: Victoria Phipps/Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
Mama and bride look phenomenal, don’t they?
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Photo: Victoria Phipps/Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
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Photo: Victoria Phipps/Courtesy of 100 Layer Cake.
Videographer: Richard Mattock; Ceremony & Reception Venue: Ashwell Church, Rutland & Lyndon Top, Rutland Water; Event Coordinator and Designer: Bride / Invitation Designer: Bride; Hair & Makeup: bride’s friend, George, who used Laura Mercier products; Church & Teepee Flowers: Goldie Bardwell and her team of ladies (A Family Friend); Florist Bouquet & Buttonholes: Miss Pickering; Catering & Cake: Rutland Gourmet; Band: Too Darn Hot; AV Co-ordinator: Eal Productions; Flyby: The Blades; Wedding dress designer: David Fielden purchased at Hannah at Noble and Wright; Wedding shoes: Rainbow Club; Headpiece: friend, Sophie; Groom’s Suit: Bladen / Shoes: Cheaney; Flower girls: Cardigans and ballet pumps I Love Gorgeous, tops by Petit Bateau, tutu skirts were found by bride’s friend from a small supplier who is no longer making them; Page boys: Shirt and shorts from Little Linens, sandals from Sarenza.
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