Wedding Wednesday: Parisian Splendor

Eiffel Tower. Champagne. Louboutin. Marie Antoinette. Dior.

What do these have in common? They are all iconic symbols of the city of lights, Paris, France. A city of wonder and style and romance. Paris has earned it’s place on to the bucket lists of many and in the hearts of millions. Thought the be the most romantic place on earth, Paris is a natural inspiration for brides everywhere.

Whether you are planning a wedding or not, a trip to France through the eyes of a bride is a sensory exploration like no other.

Join me in my own exploration as I share my discoveries with you today. Enjoy!

paris destination wedding {Wedding in Paris on Intimate Weddings}

The couple in the photo above only had two guests at their Paris wedding, but managed to make it a classy and beautiful event with timeless, stunning photography.

Design Fee - Vintage Passport Wedding Invitation (Paris, Europe)                              {Vintage Passport Invitation by Beyond Design} 

A themed wedding deserves quality invitations and décor to avoid being kitschy. These vintage-looking boarding pass invitations are perfect for an understated Parisian affair.

Emily Blunt in Dior Haute Couture, photographed in Le Raincy, outside Paris.      {Emily Blunt as Marie Antoinette in Vanity Fair}

Marie Antoinette’s over-the-top style is one version of Paris wedding grandeur. Pink, ruffled, candy-coated, floral fabulousness. Pure decadence and whimsy.

Photography-One-and-Only-LOHR Couture   {Lohr Couture Boutique in Paris photographed by One and Only Paris}

One the most appealing aspects of the Parisian culture is their Joie de Vivre, the carefree energetic enjoyment of life.

                                           {Fascinator by Skye Collections}

Fearless fashion is also a huge part of Parisian life. It is the center of the high-style planet.

       {Marie Antoinette Cake by Cake Coquette}

Parisian weddings can be full of splendor and extravagance like this incredible cake too pretty to eat….

  {Croquembouche by Karen Mordechai at Sunday Suppers}

…or traditional grace like this beautiful Croquembouche covered in lavender blooms. It is made of cream puffs dipped in caramel and is served as the desert centerpiece in French weddings. Wow. Sign me up.

french macaroons-wedding-dessert-ideas {French Macarons from Scissors Events}

Last but not least, the sinfully delicious French macarons. No Parisian wedding is complete without these little beauties. They make a perfect favor and charming edible décor item. I want need must have some of these lovelies.

I hope you enjoyed our Tour de France on Wedding Wednesday. Speaking of which, we have had a few of these themed days so far and I would love to know what you think. Leave a comment and let me know!

Have a lovely day, dear friends. J’adore!

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