{ love } forever

i hope all of you here in the states had a very happy thanksgiving yesterday ~ and that everyone else had an amazing thursday!! i have so much to be thankful for, including terrific readers (thank you!), a great family, and an incredible group of creative, kindhearted friends.

two of them, marie and fred, were recently married in austin (i flew in from this shoot to attend), in a celebration that was distinctive, inspiring, and very them.

my dear friend whitney (we've been thisclose since 6th grade!) and i served as flower girls, in crowns i whipped up (using this process, but with fuller garland and real flowers). she wore a custom-made louise black dress and vintage cape; i coordinated in an over-dyed marni gown (i bathed it in navy dye to better match whitney's look) and alexander wang boots.

the bride was beautifully bold in a buckskin, fringed poncho and ball skirt (made by leslie crow of heyoka leather and paired with white cowboy boots), the groom even bolder in a red velvet, saville row suit with black leather lapels (paired with a bolo tie and bare feet!).

it was a joyous occasion in every way, and i thought you might enjoy seeing this little peek as you head into a long weekend filled with family and friends.

{ special thanks to jordan and jacqueline for bestowing their hair and makeup magic on whitney and me!! }