Utterly Romantic Editorial Shoot at Jardin de Buis, New York

“Like walking into a Jane Austen novel” – Bumble Burgh Events Co. together with the beyond talented Ivash photography created the magical atmosphere of Medieval wedding at the Jardin de Buis in New York. A large team of professionals worked hard and created those incredible ideas to bring them to our eyes through these breathtaking pictures.

Jardin de Buis, an eighteenth-century dairy farm with an original main house, multiple courtyards, an English-style orangery, and a French-style potager garden became the perfect place to stage an editorial shoot inspired by a return to tradition. Everything from the classic style of the attire to the vintage tablescape pieces, luxe stationery materials, European furniture pieces, and the scent the bride wore was reflective of the traditional elements each vendor is seeing requested in abundance this year.

The Bellini gown from the WONÁ Concept newest collection became the real jewel of the photoshoot adding special style to the surrounding atmosphere. All sewn of the glossy satin this dress is vintage-styled, feminine and sexy at the same time! The corset is embellished with the deep V-neckline and the unique feature of the gown is hidden in the puffy volumetric shoulder sleeves. The lush ball skirt has a high slit on one leg that adds nothing but excellence to the bridal look. The long train makes the bride look even more luxuriously.

We were inspired to design an editorial shoot that reflects a renewed appreciation for the traditional side of weddings. We pulled a team of talented vendors to create an editorial shoot wherein each detail gives nod to cultural continuity in tradition. The venue search was extensive as it was important that the venue exuded an old-world, stately feel that could embody multiple cultural aesthetics. We asked ourselves, “If our French, Dominican, American or Asian brides wanted a wedding venue that they could bring their cultural traditions to and it enhance those traditions, what would that venue look like?” We found it in Jardin de Buis.

Contributing Vendors

Attire: WONA NYC, WONA Concept, Le Rose, The Black Tux

Cake: Alex Robba Cake

Event Planning & Design: Bumble Burgh Events Co.

Florals: Stem Floral Studio

Hair & Makeup: Angie Warren Makeup Artistry

Rentals: Event Source, Lendable Linens, Magnolia Rentals

Stationery & Textiles: Paige and Pen, The Lesser Bear

Models: STETTS Modeling Agency, Gissell Diaz, Fiton Ahmeti

Photography: IVASH Photography

Venue: Jardin de Buis


Amelia 'Mia' Porter

My bridal experience at WONA bridal was amazing. My consultant, Malak, was extremely knowledgeable, warm, and courteous. The gowns were in great condition, the lighting was perfect, and my entourage and I had total privacy during thr entire appointment. I didn't officially say yes to the dress. However, I know I found my dream dress and am looking forward to moving forward with the process with the WONA team!
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Kazandra Aleman

Malik was absolutely fabulous during my wedding dress shopping experience. After explaining my vision she quickly brought out dresses that were stunning and fit my vision. She Made me feel amazing in each one and explained all the details of what alterations were possible (pretty much any alterations you want!) since I had very specific requests! While I ultimately did not choose a dress from this location, I would highly recommend shopping here. It was amazing learning more about the dresses, material, alterations, and overall what I really wanted for myself on my wedding day. I’m grateful for the kindness and patience Malik showed me during my visit to WONÁ.
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Alexandra Zieminski

I had a great experience at Wona! I got to try on gorgeous dresses & Bridget was so motivational and kind. I really would have loved to have bought a dress here, but my wedding got moved up several months & a rush order fee was not in my budget. I’m so grateful that I was able to try in my dream dress (look in the photos for a gold glitter extravaganza) & that the women who work here were attentive and so helpful. My fiancé enjoyed seeing me in a couple dresses (he wanted to be part of the process).
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Maryna Zhdanova

I want to leave a review for the first time, because it is DELIGHT! I have been to many different bridal salons in search of my dream dress... and here is the WONA bridal salon!! You are best! This is an amazing salon with an incredible selection of SO BEAUTIFUL wedding dresses. You are the best thing that happened to me!! Thank you very much to the team, I will not be afraid of this word, PROFESSIONALS! You clearly, subtly,charm,tastefully and with style guessed, picked up for me what I was looking for for so long ... I am the happiest and most beautiful bride thanks to YOU! I wish you prosperity, happy, grateful and beautiful brides! Thank you!
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Ana Lopez

BEAUTIFUL, AMAZING, GORGEOUS GOWNS!!! Definitely worth a visit. The quality of these wedding dresses is so visible. Malak was AMAZING!!! She made all the difference in my experience. She took her time with me and was so creative in suggesting other ideas and alteration possibilities. I am truly satisfied with my experience and purchase. I couldn’t have done it without her. ❤️
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