Congratulations Maria & Jack

Congratulations to Maria and Jack whose glamourous wedding at the Hotel de Crillon has now been featured on Style Me Pretty! A soft color pallet and candle center pieces gave this wedding a elegantly tranquil ambiance, which served as the perfectly subtle background to showcase this couple’s lively personalities. The entire wedding party, beyond being…

Modern Art Exposition at Versailles

Working in a country that is home to so many gorgeous historic chateaus, finding a traditionally beautiful venue is not much of a challenge. What becomes interesting and perhaps a bit complex, however, is finding a way to incorporate modern decor and luxuries with these venues in a fashion that remains elegant.   If done wrong, mixing modern and traditional style can result in the creation of something that is nothing short of chaotic for the senses. When mixed thoughtfully, modern and traditional decor can be used to highlight each other’s beauty instead of competing to attract the eye.

As this is a challenge I have been facing a lot with recent weddings, I was particularly intrigued by this year’s modern art exposition at Versailles. In past years Versailles has featured the art of Jeff Koons, Takashi Murkami, and Xavier Veilhan and Bernar Venet. This years featured artist is Joana Vasconcelos who’s modern works now stand amongst the beauty of the Versailles gardens and within Versailles’ walls. Below are some photos of some of her work:

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