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Luxury Spring Wedding at Lowndes Grove | Charleston Wedding Photographer


newlyweds kiss outside of Luxurious Wedding venue at Lowndes Grove

Nestled in the heart of Charleston, South Carolina, the incredible Lowndes Grove wedding venue served as the canvas for a truly captivating luxury spring wedding editorial. The collaboration with the amazing, Melissa Brown, owner of SBM Event Co., gave life to a visual masterpiece. We worked together to dream up this gorgeous Spring Editorial, meticulously selecting each detail to capture the essence of a dreamy spring celebration. This editorial showcases the elegance of the venue, the harmonious blend of luxurious elements and natural beauty, and all the amazing talent of the vendors and creative team who made this shoot successful and gorgeous!

Luxury Spring Wedding Editorial at Lowndes Grove

Surrounded by 14 acres, Lowndes Grove, with its quintessential Southern charm, set the stage for this editorial. Its sprawling piazza, stately grand staircase, and breathtaking views of the river and marsh make it a dream location for a wedding. The towering oak trees lent an air of romance. The idyllic setting perfectly aligned with the vision we had in mind. I was thrilled when I saw that the surrounding azalea bushes were still in bloom, adding a burst of fluffy natural blooms to the already stunning landscape of Lowndes Grove.   

The editorial was a vision of luxury in its purest form. The Jimmy Choo shoes, the elegant Saint Laurent bag, the amazing violin music by Christie Bates Violin, and the vintage, pink Porsche from Whip Dash, added an opulent touch to the affair. The stunning flower displays and arrangements by Tupelo Honey Flower Shop were one of my favorite details from this spring wedding. They played a pivotal role transforming spaces and elevating the look. The arrangements were a delicate dance of colors and textures. The bridal bouquet featured an elegant combination of white and pink flowers, with pops of purple hues; similar flowers made up the centerpieces. My favorite, however, was the amazing floral wedding arch, composed of beautiful spring flowers amongst greenery.  

This spring wedding editorial at Lowndes Grove was a testament to the power of collaboration and creativity. Working alongside Melissa Brown and the talented creative team, we transformed a vision into a tangible representation of a timeless, elevated spring wedding. The venue’s elegance and southern charm, coupled with luxury details, and natural spring beauty is sure to inspire couples everywhere planning their own luxury wedding.

Creative Team and Vendors:

Venue: PPHG Events: Lowndes Grove

Photography:  Karen Schanely Photography

Planner: SBM Event Co.

Videography: Fyvie Films

Florals: Tupelo Honey Flower Shop

Entertainment: Christie Bates Violin

Hair: Styled by Shelby Lace

MUA: Galya Makeup Artistry

Rentals:  Eventworks Rentals

Wedding Dress:  Luxx Nova Bridal Boutique 

Vintage Porsche: Whip Dash 

Cake: The Tenacious Tart

Lighting:  Chandelier Events 

Linen: Nuage Designs Inc.

Bag: Saint Laurent

Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Model: Jasmine Dustin

Interested in learning more about my photography?  Please Contact Me today to learn more information about my photography services! I can’t wait to hear from you!

Here are more beautiful wedding day moments I’ve had the honor of photographing on the blog: 

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