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We're kicking of our Christmas Features with a stunning styled Melbourne session captured by Mark Dayman Photography featuring a spectacular tonal slate gown by Melbourne bridal specialists Romeo Bastone Couture.

There is something about a tonal slate grey with crisp whites that for us conjure up images of a northern hemisphere Christmas celebration complete with; cold evenings by the fire, warm cups of coco and the patterns of softly falling snow.

..."an interplay of silky tulle ruching, entwined to enhance the bodice shaping, the tulle flows into a circular cut tulle layers that form the glamour and romance of the gowns full skirt"...

This modern and romantic elopement hints at the delights of a truly northern Christmas while soaking up the warmth and sunshine that we enjoy at Christmas time here each year. From the cool slate grey's of the couture bridal gown to the delicate blooms and inner city setting, this styled elopement just oozes understated seasonal elegance.

Romeo Bastone Couture - Bridal Couture Melbourne, is one of Australia's leading Custom Made Designer Bespoke Bridal/Wedding Couture Boutiques. Understated excellence and personal service are the hallmarks of Romeo Bastone Couture.

Established in 1991, Romeo Bastone Couture offers timeless, classical bridal wear for the modern, innovative bride. Bespoke Couture Designer & Director, Josephine Romeo Bastone, creates each silhouette in house with her talented team, using bespoke techniques, involving an impeccable cut, moulding and sculpting to the body shape to create a “Couture Work of Art” of perfect individualised design and fit, for any bride wanting something with the ultimate couture feel a visit to Romeo Bastone Couture is an absolute must, for more details on this exceptional label head to their website to schedule your appointment.

Bringing the romance to this shoot was Melbourne Bridal Rose with the creation of a spectacular bouquet of orchids and roses. through the use of romantic florals with delicate pink and blush tones they created the drama and romance that added to the contrast of the inner city setting.

The bridal hair and makeup look was created by Hair Union and Stephanie Jones MUA these talented artist carried the delicate romantic tones through into the bridal look with a natural bridal glow with soft peachy gold tones and stunning naturally styled curls throughout the brides hair that complimented the accessories from Jeanette Maree Jewellery to perfection!

We just know you are going to love this shoot as much as we did, make sure you take a moment to check out the amazing team that made this possible by clicking on their links at the end of the galley. You won't be disappointed!

meet the team:

Floral Design: Melbourne Bridal Rose

Bridal Couture: Romeo Bastone Couture

Grooms Attire: Prinzi Collections

Models: Anne and Sebastian


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