You can’t go wrong with the Classic Blue Royal Wedding!
Greece is the country of white and blue, but it is also a country of colour and variety!
Blue has always been the obsession with many artists and creatives, from Royal blue to Cobalt blue and now also the Classic Blue, selected as the colour of the year 2020 by Pantone!
Pantone’s Exclusive director Leatrice Eiseman says that Classic blue is the colour that inspires faith and trust! The colour makes us think deeper and opens up communications.
As you can imagine, blue is probably the colour of choice for many destination brides coming to Greece.
However, if Classic blue is not really your cup of tea, you can still stay on trend with other shades of blue that will fit with your wedding in Greece! Check out this royalty inspired editorial at the Nasioutzik Museum in Spata by Soo events:
“This wedding editorial originates from a crisp, cloudy November morning in Athens, in the Nasioutzik Museum Estate. However, if you look closer, it almost seems that it doesn’t take place in Athens. It is set on a period so old, yet timeless, where everything was handmade and aristocratic, a period where art was highly prestigious and sought-after in Western Europe. We are taking you to the Byzantine era.
About the decor of this Classic Blue Royal Wedding
The table is set perfectly aligned and just outside of the Meteora building, that has been constructed to resemble a monastery or castle. It was literally built around this magnificent wooden door and is located at the top of the hill, providing a phenomenal view of the entire Mesogaia region.
The colour palette is intense and exuberant, textures are rich and alive. Petrol blue velvet that covers the antique monastery wooden table, combined with old wooden chairs and luxurious tableware. All in abundance. The palette gets enriched by the mustard yellow ribbons that tie the light blue linen napkins, just as the girls used to tie their dresses so tight around their waists. The flowers are dark red and yellow, in liaison with this autumnal scenery and the light breeze diffuses the smell of honey from the candles in the air.
The tastes are thick as well. Syrup running all over the era’s delicacies, mixed with the strong leather smell. This amazing set-up, with the orange-ish wall, the wooden table, the leather tags and the petrol blue cake made us stare in awe. We used leather to create an envelope to seal the nostalgic wedding invitation, as well as to create pouches for the barley. Oh yes, the barley, because that’s what they tossed to the newlyweds in the Byzantine era.
Every single detail was curated, from the wooden and alabaster horses on the tablescape to the styling of the bride and her magnificent crown. As Nikos Kazantzakis once said, based on one of his favourite Byzantine myths, “Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality”.”
List of Vendors:
Event Design, Styling & Planning: Soo Events
Venue: Nasioutzik Museum
Photography: Les Anagnou
Videography: Make Your Own Films
Wedding Dress and Groom’s Attire: Dimitris Petrou
Wedding Stationery & Favors: Love Me Do
Tableware: White Lilac
Cake & Desserts: Pavlov’s Lab
Flower arrangements: Studio 7
Hair & Make Up Artist: Frantzeska Koukoula