March 19, 2015

Nfocus Magazine Bridal Fashion :: Venue Cedarwood Weddings

Photos by EYE Photography
Fashion and retail sources follow each photo. Complete styling and editorial credits follow the post.

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Cedarwood offers our 50-acre historic estate as a Nashville and Destination Wedding Venue, and we also enjoy allowing our property to be a natural canvas for fashion styling and photographic magic. We were honored to host friends and some of Nashville’s fashion elite for the Bridal Issue of Nfocus Magazine (January, 2015.) This high fashion shoot (think Vogue in Nashville) granted the team creative license for dramatic runway styling. All to showcase exquisite wedding gowns and designer accessories from some of Nashville’s luxury retailers, pulled together by fashion maestro, Milton White, of  The Fashion Office.

Betsy Briggs Cathcart, owner and lead hairstylist/makeup artist, of Studio BBC Salon, has helped countless beautiful Cedarwood brides refine their wedding day image with beautiful hair and makeup. For this fashion shoot, Betsy impressed us with her ability to match each model’s ensemble and mood with the perfect hair style, from perfectly mussed tresses, to trendy fishtail braids, to otherworldly beehive coiffures. Takes true talent. Enjoy these images from photographer powerhouses, Fairlight and Amy, of EYE Model Management/ Photography, along with sourcing for all the wedding fashion gorgeousness.


Watters Davia gown (Glitz); Nina Runsdorf labradorite chandelier earrings (Fine Jewlery at Jamie); Antique Violet Crystal Necklace (The Private Label)


Martina Liana Parisian silk chiffon sheath gown, Martina Liana Rhea beaded belt (The White Room); Doves diamond and sapphire drop pendant on South Sea pearl necklace (Cindi Earl Fine Jewlery); Mikimoto diamond and pearl drop earrings, Mikimoto pearl bracelet (King Jewelers); Moonstone ring (Fine Jewlery at Jamie); Anne Sportun Original Halo engagement ring (AshBlue)


Modern Trousseau Norah gown (Modern Trousseau); Richard Designs short floral capelet (Glitz); Alexis Bittar Lucite drop earrings (AshBlue); Jarin filigree cuff (Jamie)


Reem Acra In Style Girl gown (B.Hughes); Modern Trousseau Soho belt worn as headpiece (Modern Trousseau); Cynthia Ann diamond and moonstone pendant on Tahitian pearl necklace, JudeFrances cuff, Joshua J. white diamond chandelier earrings (Cindi Earl Fine Jewlery); Anne Sportun Original Halo engagement ring (AshBlue)


Karen Hendrix Brooke Boho chic gown with French lace overlay and cathedral train (Karen Hendrix); Pearl and leather woven bracelet (The Private Label); Hoop earrings (Jamie); Anne Sportun Oriiginal Halo engagement ring (AshBlue)

Wow…we love the moody winter backdrops on Historic Cedarwood‘s grounds, and the vintage rowboat  series shot on  Cedarwood’s Moon Cake Lake.  We’re proud of Cedarwood Weddings designers Alicia and Molly, who whipped up just the right floral bouquets to accent each look.

Cedarwood brides who are interested in their wedding to be featured in NFocus, scroll down for the scoop.

Linda and the Cedarwood Event Team


Follows are the amazing team behind the Into the Woods bridal fashion shoot! We are honored to work with them.

Photographers/Creative Directors:  Fairlight Hubbard and Amy Phillips, EYE Photography

Model:  Claire Delozier, EYE Model Management

Lead Hairstylist/Makeup Artist:  Betsy Briggs Carthcart, Studio BBC Salon

Hair and Makeup Assistant:  Gina Putnam, Studio BBC Salon

Fashion Editor:  Milton White, The Fashion Office

Fashion Assistants:  Abby Barham, The Fashion Office: McKenzie Van Meter

Art Director:  Heather Pierce

Venue and Props:  Historic Cedarwood

Floral Designer:  Cedarwood Weddings Designers – Alicia Matthews and Molly Mauney

How to get your wedding featured in Nfocus? (reprint from NFocus):   “For consideration for Nuptials or Taking Vows, please email us at We accept submissions from photographers, brides/grooms, families of the bride/groom and event planners. With your submission, please include the following: a link to your wedding photos and/or a hi-res image (300 dpi) of the couple; the bride and groom’s full names; details about the wedding; information about the couple’s involvement in the community; and the name of the photographer. Please be patient as we do receive a lot of submissions.”

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