Being a city gal, it’s not often that I get to spend a day surrounded by tall grass, open skies and trees as far as the eye can see. While I love New York, I’m equally as won over by the country and would happily trade my one bedroom apartment for an acre or two of vanilla sky. Wouldn’t you?
Photographer Meghan McSweeney turned my day dreams into reality when she sent over this rustic fashion shoot. Together with stylist Lindsay Averette of LK Events and Design, Megan captured not only my farmland fantasy but a vision that is sure to inspire summer brides from all four corners.
The beautiful bride is wearing a dropped waist gown with fitted satin bodice and multi-layered tulle skirt by Charla Bjostad of Pleiades Vintage Bridal and Design Studio. Tiny silk flowers with satin ribbons and pearls adorn the layers of tulle that look so lovely next to the texture of the barn. Satin buttons and tiny bows finish the back and straps.
The bride wears a necklace made from resin with strands of freshwater pearls and crystal. I love the pop of color combined with the delicate nature of the freshwater pearls.
The bride’s headpiece was also made by Charla Bjostad and is designed with an oversized silk peony with pearls and crystals on satin tie ends.
Huge thanks to Meghan McSweeney and Lindsay Averette for allowing us to take part in their rustic fantasy. I’m inching my laptop over to the nearest open window where I’ll imagine the tall buildings that surround me are really swaying trees and that the warm air blowing through my office is a result of the sun and not the nearby subway. A girl can dream, can’t she?