Rachel and Leon’s One Belgravia Wedding

Portfolio • Weddings • Posted on 1st August 2018 • Posted by Liam Collard

Rachel and Leon were married on April 21st, with a ceremony at St. Etheldreda’s Church and a reception at One Belgravia in London, United Kingdom.

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Rachel and Leon’s One Belgravia Wedding | London Wedding Photography

Although Rachel and Leon are both from London, their proposal story took place at a clifftop restaurant in Santorini called the Athenian House. This location has a special place in our hearts, because we work in destinations like Thailand, Italy, Bali, and Santorini in Greece. But of course, there is something iconic about a city wedding in London—so we’re glad that’s where we were able to photograph this beautiful couple.

Both Rachel and Leon chose to get ready at the stunning Rosewood Hotel in central London. Stam hung out with the boys in the morning and captured all of the details there, while Liam spent the morning with Rachel and her bridesmaids—including Leon’s sister. One of our favourite images of the day came when we caught Rachel getting out of the wedding car. Only her hand and the flowers were visible—it was the perfect frozen moment in time.

After the ceremony at St. Etheldreda’s, we stole Rachel and Leon away for 20 minutes or so for a quick couple’s session. Once the two of them had gotten a little time to themselves, we headed to One Belgravia, overlooking the Buckingham Palace Gardens on Hyde Park Corner. Is there any better backdrop to a perfect spring afternoon?

The reception afterward really ramped up the fun after that. The speeches were beautiful, especially Leon’s. He was funny at first but then switched to tenderness when he talked about Rachel. You could see it in that moment and in some of the night photos we got of those two on the balcony: they truly, deeply care about each other.

The party kicked off with the first dance, which was one of our favourite moments of the whole night. There was ticker tape on the dance floor as all of their friends and family surrounded them. And after that, the party stretched late into the night!

Rachel and Leon, thank you for inviting us to your amazing wedding. We knew it was going to be special from the moment we met you before the wedding, and we had such a fabulous day working with you both.

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography
London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Liam Collard Photography

London Wedding Vendors:

Ceremony Venue: St. Etheldreda’s Church

Reception Venue: One Belgravia

Bridal Gown: Atelier Pronovias – Royal

Bridesmaid Dresses: Monsoon

Bridal Shoes: Loriblu

Groom’s Suit: Hackett

Groomsman: Jack Bunneys (@jackbunneys)

Engagement Ring (custom): Steven Storie (@stevenstonejewellers)

Groom’s Ring and Wedding Jewelry: Cartier

Hair & Makeup: Butterfly Mobile Hair & Makeup (@butterflymobilehair)

Wedding Planner: Rachel Joseph, NIX Media (@nixmediauk)

Catering: AC LAB, Chef Anthony Cumberbatch (@anthonycumberbatchchef)

Flowers: Hayford & Rhodes (@hayfordandrhodeflowers)

Band: The White Keys (@souleducationuk)

DJ: Mister L (@mrlofficial)

Video Crew: Moon & Back (@moonandbackco)


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