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A super kitsch same sex wedding Photo Shoot…

A 1980’s inspired kitsch photo shoot… 

When the wonderful Lau from Frenchmade, (an amazing cake baker and Mr & Mrs Unique supplier,) asked me to feature this kitsch, eccentric, fun photo shoot I was like; YES please!!

Not only did it feature some other amazing MMU suppliers including The Vintage Floral Company, Paola De Paola and Jo from The Couture Company, it was jam packed full of detail, colour, glitter and sequins… my kind of shoot!

Here Lau tells us the inspiration behind the shoot and a bit about each supplier that took part.. Enjoy!

Lau from Frenchmade… 

Paola De Paola Weddings

My inspiration for this shoot was some French 80’s artists I grew up admiring.

There was a huge ‘kitsch’ trend in France at the time with artists like Lio, Rita Mitsouko but also Pierre et Giles and their collaboration with fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier and British singer Marc Almond: bright colourful costumes, lots of sequins and glitters, a bit twee, a bit ‘anarchic’ but with a touch of cabaret glamour, fun and open-mindedness.

This was the inspiration behind our styled shoot, with an emphasis on equal marriage.

Paola De Paola couldn’t be more ideal for this project. Indeed, as well as being a super talented photographer based in London, she specialises in same sex weddings.

PaolaWhen Lau first mentioned to me the idea of

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