Rachel + Will’s Classic Black-Tie Wedding at Farmington Country Club

 

 

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Nothing says timeless like a classic black-tie wedding, and that’s exactly what Rachel + Will’s Farmington Country Club wedding was. From the stunning peach and pink tones to the church ceremony and beautiful reception, it was everything you could want from traditional nuptials, and maybe even a bit more thanks to our gorgeous bride Rachel.

For Rachel’s wedding, we wanted to keep her look traditional yet romantic. To do so, we swept her hair back, but we also kept it low and loose to avoid any sort of harshness. For her wedding makeup, we did the same. We moved away from anything harsh and instead embraced a bridal glow on the skin with a bit of flush on the cheeks. For her eyes, we defined them but kept the colors neutral.

Being part of Rachel + Will’s stunning wedding was a joy, and we’re so excited to show you some of our favorite moments.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC Team

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All Photography Courtesy of Robert Radifera Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist Charlottesville Make-up Artist LLC | Photographer Robert Radifera Photography |Second Photographer Hannah Chen | Venue Farmington Country Club | Event Planning Donovan-Grove Events | Ceremony Organist Deke Polifka | Cinematography Mwendo | Florals A New Leaf | Officiant Don Harp | Ceremony Venue St. Paul’s Memorial Church | Band Attraction — Sam Hill Bands | Rentals and Decor Blue Ridge AV and Lighting + MS Events | Stationery Left Handed Calligrapher + Rock, Paper, Scissors | Transportation Albemarle Limousine + Quick’s Bus Company

Eliza + Charlie’s Classic & Elegant Homestead Wedding

There is something about a classic wedding that makes us giddy. From a traditional church ceremony to a black-tie dress code and romantic meets elegant decor, there’s a reason we’re dubbing Eliza + Charlie’s Homestead wedding a classic. We fell head over heels for this bride and groom, and we can’t wait to share some of our favorite moments with you.

Of course, our favorite part of any wedding day is our bride, and Eliza was a true gem. With her beaming smile and chic style, we made sure that her beauty was shown off by sweeping her hair back into a classic bun that allowed us to show off her gorgeous features. For her makeup, we kept things defined by natural. We used neutral tones on the eyes and defined her lash line with a bit of black liner. For her lips, we went with a glossy sheen that had a hint of a light berry hue.

We adored working with Eliza, and we’re so excited to show off her gorgeous wedding day at The Homestead.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist Team

All Photographs courtesy of Kemper Mills Fant Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photographer Kemper Mills Fant Photography | Venue The Homestead | Florist Tourterelle Floral Design | Wedding Gown Monique Lhuillier | Bridesmaid Dresses Alfred Sung | Tuxedos Brooks Brothers | Music Sam Hill Entertainment

Rachel + Marc’s Summer Keswick Hall Wedding

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Clear skies, love in the air, and warm temperatures? It sounds like the perfect recipe for a wedding, right? Well, for Rachel + Marc’s summer Keswick Hall wedding, it was. This big day combined all the romance of wine hues and flowing florals with the classic setting of Keswick Hall, and it was impossible for us not to stare at Josh & Serena‘s gorgeous images of the affair.

While the entirety of this wedding has us wishing for the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, we must admit that Rachel may have just been our favorite part. Her classic beauty was easy to showcase, so we swept her hair back from her face and added romantic curls to her long locks. For her makeup, we defined her gorgeous eyes with black liner and kept her skin glowy. Finishing off the look, we added a neutral lip, and this bride was the obvious star of the day.

Everything about Rachel + Marc’s summer wedding at Keswick Hall screamed romantic elegance, and we were thrilled to be part of their day. From the sweet vows to the beautiful, intimate portraits, there’s so much to love here, and we can’t wait to show you.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist Team

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All Photographs courtesy of Josh & Serena

Hair + Makeup Artist  Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Josh & Serena | Venue Keswick Hall | Wedding Planner Donovan Grove Events | Florist Whimsical Floral | Officiant Sacred Ground Ceremonies | Band + DJ DJ Tobler | Photobooth Photobooth of Charlottesville | Cake Maliha Creations

Lucie + Nick’s Classic Mount Ida Farm Wedding

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There’s something about a fresh, white palette and classic florals that will always make hearts aflutter. That’s certainly the case with Lucie + Nick’s classic Mount Ida Farm wedding. This beautiful couple’s rustic meets classic feté was filled with sweet, intimate moments, stunning details, and southern tradition (hello, buried bourbon).

For her wedding day, Lucie looked absolutely breathtaking in her lace gown. We kept her hair soft and romantic in a half up, half down style with a jeweled clasp holding back her dark locks. As for her makeup, the eyes have it. We subtly smoked out her outer corner but kept her lid bright to keep her eyes looking bright and awake. With a smokier eye look, we chose to keep her lips sweet and subtle with a bit of pink gloss.

Lucie shone throughout her big day as she and Nick said their vows and celebrated with friends. From the classic tradition of burying the bourbon to a romantic, al fresco ceremony, and classic reception, this pair’s Mount Ida Farm wedding was one for the books.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist Team

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All Photographs courtesy of Aaron Watson Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist  Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Aaron Watson Photography | Videography Mwendo | Wedding Venue Mount Ida Farm | Wedding Coordinator Soiree | Florist Blue Ridge Floral Design | Bridal Dress Lazaro |Bridesmaid Attire: Nordstrom | Groom/Groomsmen Attire: Hugo Boss | Band + DJ Madison Trio | Caterer Harvest Moon Catering | Cake Sweethaus | Transportation Blue Ridge Tours + AGoff Limo | Officiant Claire Francis Sacred Ground Ceremonies | Invitations The Dandelion Patch | Lighting Blue Ridge Light Forms | Rentals Festive Fare Rentals

Bentley + Michael’s Classic Farmington Country Club Wedding

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Classic designs, a chic + clean palette, and a gorgeous bride? Yes, please! Bentley + Michael’s Farmington Country Club wedding ticked all of our wedding boxes, and it’s fair to say that we’ve got heart eyes over this entire affair. If you’ve ever wanted to know what the perfect, traditional big day looks like, Bentley + Michael’s will have you day dreaming for the rest of the week.

Of course for us, it’s the bride that makes the wedding, and Bentley could not have been more lovely. We kept her deep brown locks down and in loose curls, but swept them to the side so that guests (but most importantly Michael) could see her bridal glow. For her makeup, we focused on her eyes. Darkening up the corners and keeping the lid light brightened up her more smoky look for the best of both worlds. Of course, no bride is complete without glowing skin.

Farmington Country Club provided the ideal, classic venue for this pair’s nuptials, and with the crisp white florals and linens and golden details, this Charlottesville wedding was the height of elegance. We were so pleased to be part of Bentley + Michael’s wedding day, and now, we’re lucky enough to share some of our favorite moments with you.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist Team

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All Photographs courtesy of Sam Stroud Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist  Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Sam Stroud Photography | Venue Farmington Country Club | Wedding Planner Donovan Grove Events | Entertainment Stephen Brownman | Music Plum Blossom String Quartet | Band Horizon — Sam Hill Entertainment | Florist Blue Ridge Floral Design | Officiant R. Charles Grant | Rehearsal Dinner Venue The Colonnade Club | Rentals Blue Ridge AV & Lighting | Stationary Rock Paper Scissors | Transportation Albemarle Limousine | Transportation Quick’s Bus | Cake Farmington Country Club | Catering Farmington Country Club