So we all know how we felt about the movie Coming to America and the hilariousness that happened as Akeem made his way around the Big Apple in pursuit of love. Akeem finally found his true love in Lisa and although she was hesitant she made her way to her king in the end, with an elaborate wedding fit for the royal couple. Today’s styled shoot pays homage to the the movie staring comedian Eddie Murphy as the planner, Kierra put together a bold and grand design with pinks, purples, greens and gold. See it all unfold below!
From the Planner:
Maybe it’s my love for Eddie Murphy, or my infatuation with bold colors and grandiose design. Whichever the case, this vignette was the perfect way to feed my obsession! The theme “Coming to America” was inspired from a love of all things royal, color, culture and allure. After all, a Prince traveling halfway across the world to find his Princess in the middle of New York is a true “rags-to-riches” romantic comedy at its finest. Bold colors, a breathtaking couple, unique florals and striking beauty were a must in order to bring this concept to life. Pinks, purples, deep greens and golds were the foundation followed by opulent floral pieces surrounding the tablescape and closing with a high standing cake enveloped by jewels, it was truly a story of elegance. African influences were blended through traditional food, fashion and other exquisite details reminiscent from the film we all adore. The vignette was an exclusive invitation into the palace of Zamunda, the “heart” of African royalty. There was a lot to live up to with this cult classic, but Prince Akeem, Lisa and the royal family would be proud!”
Photographer: Ashley Kidder, Wedding Photographer//Cake Designer: Astonishing Cakes llc//Dress Store:Brilliant Bridal//Other: Colorado Party Rentals//Caterer: Culinary WAVE Catering//Jewelry: Geri’s Gems//Hair Stylist: Glamour Bar Denver//Event Planner: Je T’aime Productions //Floral Designer: Newberry Bros//DJ: Skyline Productions Professional DJ//Equipment Rentals: The Wright Group//