Spring Blossom Bridal Shoot

Spring Blossom Floral Crown | Image: Sulet Fourie

Spring has sprung! Okay, not here technically, as we’re heading into autumn (although you’d never know from the pure sunshine outside my window in Durban today) but this time of year it’s always fun to see spring blossoms making their way onto the pages of my Northern Hemisphere blogger friends. So we’re taking a trip into the orchards full of blossoms here too, and filling our lungs with fresh spring air, as we enjoy this beautiful bridal shoot from Sulet Fourie and her team. One of the things I love about this editorial is the soft touches of purple – a great way to incorporate this year’s Colour of the Year, Ultraviolet, in a subtle and super pretty way! Stunning florals, a gorgeous dress, and happy smiles – it’s the perfect way to start the weekend off right.

Vintage Chaise Lounge in Spring Orchard | Image: Sulet Fourie

Blush Pink Wedding Dress | Image: Sulet Fourie

Oversize Purple Bouquet | Image: Sulet Fourie

Beautiful Bridal Makeup | Image: Sulet Fourie

Orchid & Blushing Bride Floral Crown | Image: Sulet Fourie

Alana van Heerden Wedding Gown | Image: Sulet Fourie

Spring Bride | Image: Sulet Fourie

Spring Bride in Alana van Heerden Wedding Dress | Image: Sulet Fourie

Blush Alana van Heerden Wedding Dress | Image: Sulet Fourie

Spring Blossom Bridal Shoot | Image: Sulet Fourie

Swiss Dot Veil | Image: Sulet Fourie

Spring Bridal Shoot | Image: Sulet Fourie

Spring Orchard Bridal Shoot | Image: Sulet Fourie

Here’s some background from the team:
The inspiration behind the shoot was all the beauty around us with the new season of spring arriving. The birds singing, the new green leaves showing and the spring blossoms full in bloom… I wanted to combine the beauty of nature with the beauty of the perfect vintage dress, vintage PINK couch , soft but modern styled flowers and the perfect model with a smile that is contagious and makes you look again and again! The look and key elements for the shoot was modern soft, pastel colours with a vintage twist.
“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.” – Christina Rossetti
“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow” – Proverb

Photography & styling: Sulet Fourie Photography | Floral: Paradiso | Couch : Ridgeways Furniture | Dress: Alana van Heerden | Accessories: Model’s own | Hair & makeup: Efraine Van Heerden from Evelyn Francis | Venue: Somerset West | Models: Charné van Biljon

Spring Blossom Bridal Shoot by Sulet Fourie | SouthBound Bride

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