What better thing to thaw our chilly, snowy little hearts than a sweet beehive bridal inspiration? This incredible session is a true ode to the simple beauties of the honey bee: a graceful swell of organic detail and awe-inspiring imagery. As the golden sunlight peeks between the clouds and gilds this blissfully forested grove, you can practically hear the gentle hum of bees at work — a buzzing, busied loveliness where bride and honey bee meet!
A word from photographer Kasey Smith:
“Inspired by the timeless beauty of nature itself, this bridal editorial features the bustling hives of Bee Downtown at the Barn of Chapel Hill. Floral design by Wild Flora Farm combines wild elements of nature and refined bridal elegance with headpieces resembling beehives, bee smoker canisters, and lush, overflowing bouquets. Stationery by Kasey Smith Creative remains simple yet full of natural textures, further illustrating the connection between environment and polished romance. This shoot is an unusual yet striking approach to bridal fashion — one that will undoubtedly inspire those who adore nature.”
photographer: Kasey Smith Creative / venue: Barn of Chapel Hill at Wild Flora Farm / floral designer: Jennifer Wood of Wild Flora Farm / dress boutique: BHLDN / hair and makeup stylist: Nina McCaskey of Wedded Kiss / film lab: Indie Film Lab / beekeeper: Leigh-Kathryn Bonner of Bee Downtown / linen rentals: Catherine of THE BAYITH / models: Kaley Winchester and Khaylah Epps