As soon as I saw the first picture from this wedding on Gudny’s website, I just knew I had to feature it – the style of the bride alone was what did it. Oh look! A caped bride! And guess what – she is so absolutely stunning and classy.
I’m pretty sure that Gwyneth must have stumbled through this same website and upon this same wedding, when choosing her beautiful Tom Ford cape for the Oscars. And then when we look closer, we find the prettiest, vintage short wedding dress previously owned by a ballerina and actress, and the loveliest bracelet and hair accessory in pretty, blush colours. Of course, no stylish bride goes without an equally dashing groom by her side, in the blue and yellow double breasted suit, who played a song for her at the ceremony.
Read the story behind the wedding attire after these lovely images of the bride, the groom, and a cake with Luke Skywalker / Pippi Longstockings cake toppers.
Gudny, the photographer, explains: “Kári and Elín got married in September 2011 in Hvalfjörður in Iceland; they chose the place, as it was where they kissed for the first time on a high school trip 10 years earlier.
The ceremony took place outside, as the couple loves the Icelandic beautiful nature.
What the couple were thinking when they organized their day: A day to enjoy with friends and family, not too planned, beautiful ceremony, good food and a lot of fun. The plan was to mix together vintage and country romance.
The dress was made by the bride’s neighbour when she got married in 1965. She was an Icelandic ballerina and an actress, graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London. The dress fell into the arms of the bride after her neighbor had a yard sale in the spring. It was not for sale but the bride asked for fun if she had a wedding dress for her. The woman found the dress a couple of days later in her attic, it fit perfectly and the bride got to buy it after the neighbor had assured her that happiness followed the dress as her own marriage had been filled with happiness.
As it can be very cold in Iceland in the beginning of September the bride needed something to were over the dress and found this cape in vintage store in Iceland.
The day was beautiful, the food was delicious and everyone had the best time at the party.”
Photographer: Gudny B. Photography
Wedding dress: Vintage, bought from the neighbour.
Cape: Vintage, Nostalgía.
Groom’s attire: Custom tailored by Gudmundur Jörundsson, a friend of the couple.
Brides shoes: Kathryn Amberleigh
Bracelet and hair accessory: Hlín Reykdal who specially designed and chose the colors for the bride.
Hair: Sandra Olgeirsdóttir, 101 Hárhönun
Makeup: Kristín Edda Óskarsdóttir with Mac Makeup
Venue: Drengur í Kjós
Catering: Veisla fra Francois Fons
Flowers: Ragnhildur Fjeldsted, Dans á rósum
Rings: Guðbjörg Kristín Ingvarsdóttir, Aurum.
All venue decorations were handmade by the bride, friends and family.