A Fun Summer Wedding in Paris by Elope in Paris

Being a wedding planner in Paris we get to share so many romantic and joyful intimate moments with our couples and families from all over the world.

And with such a wonderfully picturesque city we know , we are uber lucky!  There is so much we love to show you beyond the Eiffel tower, Tulleries Gardens and the Lourve, we love sharing the most romantic parts of paris with you – including lots of alternative hidden gems.


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It was especially a joy to meet and plan the elopement of Kristine and Gawah this summer. Our team made the dream come through for the energetic couple with the best details from the venue, flowers, hair and make up to the luxurious vintage cream Citroen – a french classic that made the day even more spectacular as the get away car!

We started the day at with a balcony room (view of the Arc de Triomphe!) at their hotel where we  prepped and pampered  the bride with hair and make up, then slipped into her dress with the help of her mom and sister.  And of course there was champagne in hand!

Later the couple was joined by their closest family and friends for a regal ceremony at La Maison de Centralian.

 

The stunning photos were shot by Claire Morris and videography by Zen Film Works to follow.

Congratulations to the lovely and funny couple! Looking forward to having you back on your next visit (anniversary trip anyone?!)

So excited to be sharing this one!


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Paris Wedding Planner: Yanique from Elope in Paris

 

Photographer: Claire Morris Photography 

Videographer: Zen Film Works

Vintage Car: Citroen Traction 1949

Flowers: Lily Paloma Flowers

Cake: Annabelle of Supermominthekitchen

Hair/ Make up Artist: Allison of Modern Beauties

Bride: Dress/ Shoes: Wtoo Naomi gown (blush), BCBG shoes

Wedding Hotel : Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel

Reception Venue: La Maison Centralian

 

 

Paris Wedding Planner: 2016 French Trends

We can all agree that Paris is a trendsetting and romantic city to capture all your couple photos. We’re always happy to see our professional English-speaking vendors do their most for our couples who come from so far for this one big day!  This year, as we’re in full wedding season – mouth drop for the September! – we’ve decided to round-up a few of the overwhelming trends we’re seeing.

GASTRO-TRAVEL LOVE


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Photo by Katie Mitchell

Like attracts like, right?  Well, I think a big part of my pull for our couples is that I’m a die-hard foodie that loves to travel! I can tell you about the best new restaurant, coffee shop, bar and all the Michelin stared ones as well as where’s the best place to visit now in Europe. So we always end up having Wedding-cations plans as we like to call them, a wedding and a euro-gastro vacation itinerary that’s so unique and tested by yours truly.

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VINTAGE VAVOOM


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The men are showing much love to the cars of yesteryear with the vintage Jaguars and Citroen. 80% of the cars booked with us this year were bigger vintage wedding cars. They add a special elegance and history to the storytelling of your day.

 

SIMPLICITY


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sleek flow wedding dresses that we’re for the most part – hand-made or designed by many of the brides themselves. Talk about attention to detail.

 

PEONIES POWER


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So back by popular demand this year, are peonies! But we’re also getting down with the David Austin roses
ladies and gents. Our recent design of wrapping the terrace of the Shangri la hotel Paris had both kinds and boy was it glam!

 

BOUDOIR


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Well, sort of interesting how those “soft” lingerie shots we’ve been taking of our brides are getting more and more in demand. A lot of is has to do with the fact that we only create an environment where the bride feels safe and beautiful – nothing cheesy or over the line. everything is 100 % Parisian chic.

What are some of the trends that you want to use for your upcoming wedding in Paris?

ALL photos are OUR real weddings.

Contact us for your dream wedding proposal at elopeinparis@gmail.com

 

Celebrating 1000 fans on Instagram

We are super happy that there is now a little over 1000 of you lovers following our adventures on Instagram. We promise to always make you dream about getting married in Paris!

Thank you all for all your likes, comments and subsequent emails – we are thrilled to do what we do with the best english speaking vendors and most luxurious venues here in Paris.


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Paris is truly the city for lovers and our couples like us love everything romance, travel and food. We bring all these together in every event with personalized touches and detail that reflect you.

Merci for the trust,and many communication hours …hahaha.

Here’s to our next 1000 Fans. Bienvenue !

Chapelle Expiatoire: Elegant French Wedding

What a meeting of hearts we’ve had at our recent wedding in Paris at the venue Chapelle Expiatoire planned by Elope in Paris and shot by Audrey from Le Secret D’Audrey. The gorgeous American couple ventured from Chicago to celebrate their love in the French capital with us.
 
Starting at the luxurious Shangri-La hotel – where we took the time to add many intricate details for the preparation shoot right up the intimate dinner back at the top chef restaurant L’Abeille. 

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The theme we created had much to do with the French heritage of one of the brides. So it was no surprise that we choose the Chapelle Expiatoire for its magnificent beauty but for its strong ties with Versailles and Marie Antoinette. Our violinist accompanied the ceremony with music in Cannon D and some instrumental from the Sophia Coppola Marie Antoinette Film.  


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The Shangri La hotel a five-star hotel in the prestigious 16th neighbourhood, is itself is also steeped in french culture having belonged to the Bonaparte family. This is one of the handful hotels where you can have an unblocked view of the Eiffel Tower. However, we also choose to use the beautiful seasonal gardens for the start of our photo session that then led us to Ile Saint Louis, The Seine River, and through the Tuileries garden. 
 

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“Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication” 
 
…and we decided to keep things very clean and minimalist with touches of blush and peach. 
 All to blending well with the custom-made dress.

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How divine are these Manolo Blahnik blue velvet Heels?
 

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Lots of love to these two women from our team – what pleasure to have planned our first same-sex marriage here in Paris in such high style and in such awesome energy! 
So much fun and laughs were had on a memorable day!
 
Bisous xoxo
 
 
Chapelle expiatoire
 
Address29 Rue Pasquier, 75008 Paris
 
L’Abeille
 
Address10 Avenue d’Iéna, 75116 Paris

 


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Make up and Hair – Allison of Modern Beauties
 
Cake – Shangri-La Hotel 
 
Flowers – Estelle Preston 
 
Photography – Le Secret D’audrey 
 
 
Celebrant and Violinist – Elope in Paris Team 

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Wedding forehead kisses under the Eiffel Tower by Stacy Reeves

How are you guys doing? Today we wanted to share with you some photos from Deidre and Patrick elopement to Paris with us. Such intimately captured photos from L’Amour de Paris will totally leave us dreaming of our next destination wedding under the Eiffel Tower or just wandering around beautiful Paris. Right? (more…)

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