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Basic Automobile + Roses: A Rad Street Journey Elopement

Buckle up, love. We’re hitting the road with nothing but a vintage car, a rad couple, and a few hundred roses in tow! You know, just in case. This road trip elopement inspiration is the brainchild of photographer, Heather K. Purdy, and here’s a little BTS from the lady herself:

There are three things I love photographing more than anything in the world: couples in love, vintage cars, and gorgeous florals. So, I had this dream to combine them all in a styled shoot that married those elements, as well as gives voice to this desire to take a road trip and be free from all this COVID madness. Hit the road, escape from reality, and go a little bit rock and roll in the dreamiest way possible…

Despite the super-cool reckless vibe of its whole day, Heather met the couple before lockdown + they waited until things were a little less reckless to shoot. But with a little patience and the perfect small team of creatives, magic happens — let’s have a look!

1970's Roadtrip ElopementWe’re of the idea that there can never be enough roses and it appears that Cassia Foret agrees. She designed those da-reeeamy cascading blooms which followed these two at every stop!

1970's Roadtrip Elopement

1970's Roadtrip ElopementJust about any place can be transformed with a rug and some roses!

1970's Roadtrip ElopementTHE CUTEST.

Road Trip Elopement Bridal Style

1970's Roadtrip ElopementShe is WEARING that Enzo Ani dress. Hera Bridal provided the sweetheart-neck gown for a spin around the block.

1970's Roadtrip ElopementThe bride rocked a fierce + neutral look by makeup artist, Andrea Rodriguez.

1970's Roadtrip Elopement

1970's Roadtrip Elopement

1970's Roadtrip ElopementJust a few pieces to throw in the trunk from Forage Vintage Rental for an impromptu roadside lounge!

1970's Roadtrip Elopement

Lovers in the Headlights

1970's Roadtrip ElopementWe’re totally getting road trip elopement with some Bonnie + Clyde vibes — do you feel it?

1970's Roadtrip Elopement

1970's Roadtrip Elopement

If the journey is in the getting there, we’re definitely game to hop in that car. LOVE this rad inspo — thanks so much to the team for sharing!

Ready to hit the road? Here’s one of our most popular road trip elopements to keep that inspiration engine rev’d up!

photography: Heather K. Purdy // florals: Cassia Foret // wedding dress: Enzo Ani // wedding dress boutique: Hera Bridal // makeup artist: Andrea Rodriguez // furniture rentals: Forage Vintage Rental

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