Great Gatsby-Inspired Shoot on Style Me Pretty

Have you seen the movie The Great Gatsby (released last month)?  Awesome movie, and an even better book – one of the “great American classics”!  The 1920′s seem like such a fun era.  So when Karine from Seasons of Life Events and Evonne from U Me Us Studios contacted us about creating a Great Gatsby-Inspired photo shoot we were super excited!

We created a 3-tier fondant cake to embody the 1920′s flair!  We included a simple white Art Deco style pattern across the pale gold fondant and the middle tier was emphasized with a band of sugar gold sequins. I LOVE SEQUINS!  The gold sequin band was made to mimic the fun headband pieces the women of this era so stylishly rocked!  And the band was completed with a gold 1920′s geometrical style centerpiece.

Style Me Pretty Destinations has featured our shoot on their blog: Great Gatsby Inspired Photo Shoot from  U Me Us Studios + Seasons of Life Events.

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The vendors who we collaborated on this included:

Photographers:  Evonne & Darren Wong of U Me Us Studios
Event designer/Planner:  Karine France-Matsumoto of Seasons of Life Events
Hair/Makeup Stylist:  Monae Johnson Watkins of KeNohoNani Hair & Makeup Artistry
Hair Accessories:  Erica Elizabeth of Erica Elizabeth Designs
Cake designer:  Kristin Kato of A Cake Life
Florals and Props: Shilhi Seibel of Passion Roots
Dome Chair Rental:  Curate Decor + Design
Linens:  Naomi Lee of Les Saisons
Stationery designer:  Stacey Nomura of Bradley & Lily
Vintage Rentals: Magnolia
Models:  Celena and George
Tux Shop:  Phil’s Tux Shop
Bridal Salon: The Bridal Boutique

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