Board No. 34: Roman Holiday

2 June 2009


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Eep! I apologize for the very late post today, lovelies! Please excuse my three day weekend…

In the movie Roman Holiday, Audrey Hepburn plays a European princess who escapes her cloistered, regimented life for a whirlwind play date around Rome with Gregory Peck. As I watched it last weekend, I wondered: what if a spontaneous wedding had been a part of the script? What might it have looked like? Out of necessity, the two would have headed to city hall for a simple ceremony. Audrey could have worn a short, flapper-style dress with a side ponytail, and Gregory could suit up in dark pinstripes and a single-flower boutonniere plucked from a street-side flower stand. After the I do’s, they could meet up at a sidewalk cafe with friends for champagne sipped from coupe glasses and mini gelato cones. The happy couple could send out bright and cheeky announcements when they return from the honeymoon.

The Details:
First row, left to right: image from Roman Holiday movie poster; yellow shoe portrait by Jonathan Canlas; “Carnival” save the date by Milkmaid Press
Second row: sidewalk cafe from Sunflower Events; ponytail bride portrait by Jonathan Canlas; yellow trench via {this is glamorous}
Third row: yellow ribbon bouquet via Snippet & Ink; City Hall portrait by Ann Hamilton on The Bride’s Cafe; flapper dress bride photo by Shelly Kroeger Photography via Style Me Pretty; white wine photo by Meg Smith
Fourth row: gelato cones photo by Union Photo via Snippet & Ink; suit photo by Jonas Peterson via SevenEight; yellow boutoniere from Brides via Snippet & Ink

You all know how much I love making inspiration boards. Can I make one for you?

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