Despite often being overlooked due to the beautiful light offered by September and October, November weddings have so much to offer.
We love the fading light that November brings. It gives couples the opportunity to embrace indoor venues – from the elegance and glamour of historic houses to the rustic charm of barns. This is the perfect setting for a stunning candlelit ceremony. How very Romeo and Juliet!
November also brings a beautiful palette of greys and blues that looks so elegant and can be used in so many aspects of the day – from the flowers to the decorations, you could even include a cosy blanket for some really wintery portraits!
We also can’t get enough of the beautiful long sleeved wedding dresses that start to appear more and more this month. They are so elegant, timeless and perfectly capture the more wintery feel of the month.
What is your favourite aspect of November weddings?
November is here! This month is the start of, dare I say it, the lead up to Christmas. It’s hard to believe how time has flown by this year.
For us, November is the time of Bonfire night. We love the firework displays, the smell of smoke and roasting chestnuts and the glitter of sparklers. Is there anything more autumnal?
It’s also the time of rainy days and chillier nights, of having to get the thicker bedding out and the need to add a cosy blanket or two around the home. We say goodbye to icy drinks, t-shirts and jeans and replace them with steaming mugs, thick jumpers and winter coats.
There’s a nip in the air and when the shops start putting up their Christmas decorations and playing the occasional Christmas jingle we can’t help but feel that there is a little hint of the magic that is to come.
October family portraits finish off this month’s set of mood boards. We love the colours and locations used this month.
Again, this is the perfect opportunity for families to get some beautiful portraits outside in that hugely desirable golden light. This could be playing in a local park, visiting a local pick-your-own pumpkin patch, taking a stroll around town or just enjoying some last minute sunshine in the back garden.
These autumnal portraits make a great addition to any family’s home with all the beautiful warm colours on display. Not to mention, a great alternative to the family summer holiday snap!
October weddings are lovely. They have that wonderful golden light, red and orange tints and of course, the iconic pumpkin and autumn leaves to play with.
We love how October weddings symbolise the change from summer weddings to winter weddings. This brings the opportunity for so many lovely new touches for a big day – from tweed waistcoats to deep red and orange florals to barn venues.
Autumn is also a time for wedding food to shift focus. We see less light nibbles and more sit down roast dinners, fewer cocktails and more hot drink stations and, obviously, the iconic autumnal dessert – the toffee apple makes an appearance.
Speaking of autumnal icons, October is the perfect time to include pumpkins in a wedding day. Of course, they could be included in the wedding menu but could also be used in the decor – from aisle markers to “Mr and Mrs” signs, the opportunities are endless.
October engagements are wonderfully colourful and filled with such beautiful, warm light. We love the feel of October pre-wedding shoots – the way it’s still possible for couples to wear thinner layers, but there’s also the opportunity to get some really cosy images too.
There are lots of opportunities for October couples to get some beautiful images. You could suggest that your clients dress in wonderfully warm hues or checked shirts to bring out those lovely autumnal colours, a cosy blanket could become a seasonal prop, you could encourage a stroll amongst the changing trees or even capture a kiss under falling leaves (nature’s confetti).