La Belle Epoque

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If you are having a themed wedding steeped in drama and romance, La Belle Epoque is worth a look!  Recently this theme was featured on the Little Wed Hen blog (thank you!)  Here’s a re-cap of the story….

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“Our philosophy is simple,” says Decinda “Cinderella” MacDonald of Sugar and Spice Events. “It’s to create jaw-dropping, theatrical weddings with lavish styling no matter what the theme.”

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And one glance at today’s feature, the first of three we have lined up from this Gold Coast-based company, shows that Decinda knows exactly how to create something that will dazzle onlookers. Entitled La Belle Époque, “the beautiful era”, this themed shoot draws its inspiration from the late 19th century period of the same name.

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“It was a culturally thriving period that marked the onset of a more provocative type of entertainment,” says Decinda. ”We aimed to create a fusion of Moulin Rouge glam with baroque chic.  Deep red tones, the opulence of gold and sophistication of black added to the ‘sexiness’ of this theme while deep red roses brought the romance. More is more.”

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Even in terms of entertainment, it seems: Decinda’s conceptualisation of this theme also includes a striking aeralist, an addition that’s a far cry from the standard wedding band.

“Our showgirl in the air is an example of what can be replicated at your wedding,” she says. “Imagine her high on a glittering silver ring, performing while showering you with rose petals during your first dance as husband and wife….”

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Sugar & Spice Events:  Wedding Planner, Wedding co-ordinator, Stylist & Decorator on the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast.  Serviced include venue consultation, wedding photography & videography, transport, entertainment, jewellery, invitations and other stationary, wedding attire and accessories, hair & make up, beauty services, chaplain’s or celebrants, floristry, accommodation, catering and event design

Event and wedding hire, including:

Backdrops ● Candles, Candle holders and Candelabras ● Centrepieces ● Chair Sashes ● Chairs (Tiffany, Americana, Ghost, Bentwood ) ● Chair Covers (Lycra, Satin and Linen) ● Charger (Show) Plates ● Napkins & Napkin Rings ● Overlays ● Place Card Holders ● Tablecloths ● Table Runners ● Vases