The magic of Paris: Glamorous elopement at Shangri-La

Dec 7, 2021 | IN LOVE, Wedding editorial, Weddings

Paris stands as an epitome of romance, earning its reputation as one of the world’s most enchanting cities—an ideal setting for the celebration of your intimate and romantic elopement. With its cobblestone streets echoing tales of love, iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower witnessing countless declarations of affection, and the charming ambiance that permeates every corner, Paris becomes not just a place but a magical stage for your unique love story. In this city of lights, your elopement is not merely an event; it is a captivating chapter written against the backdrop of Parisian allure, ensuring that your celebration of love is nothing short of extraordinary.

Embarking on a journey of unparalleled glamour, a couple’s love story unfolds against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and the luxurious setting of Shangri-La. This inspirational wedding photo shoot captures the essence of opulence and romance, creating a visual masterpiece that resonates with the grandeur of the City of Love.

The bride, defying convention with grace, dons a breathtaking black dress paired with Bella Belle shoes, setting the stage for a celebration that breaks free from the ordinary. The love story begins to unfold on the cobblestone streets of Paris, with a captivating photo walk through iconic spots like the Louvre passages and Palais Royal gardens, each frame weaving a tale of passion and elegance.

The grandeur continues at Shangri-La, where an intimate dinner awaits in the Grand Salon. The bride’s transformation is nothing short of enchanting, as she graces the setting in a golden sequin fitted dress from Rosa Clara. The table for two, adorned with a lavish display of gold, black, and sparkles by the talented Jo Braham, becomes a visual feast that mirrors the couple’s extraordinary love.

As champagne toasts fill the air and the first dance commences to the melodious tune of Caroline Pearsall’s violin. The couple is immersed in the magic of the moment. The rings, a testament to their enduring love, gleam with beauty and sophistication, crafted by Bijouterie Mohedano. A masterpiece cake, adorned with crystals, became the culinary centrepiece—a reflection of the intricate details woven into this love story. Each layer showcased the artistry and sophistication synonymous with this glamorous affair.

The celebration crescendos as the couple retires to their private suite, where the Eiffel Tower stands as a silent witness to their love story. The bride, now adorned in a stunning noisette and kimono from Marielle Maury, basks in the afterglow of a day filled with love, glamour, and unforgettable moments.

This glamorous love affair, set against the timeless beauty of Paris and the lavish embrace of Shangri-La, is a celebration of love that transcends the ordinary. From the iconic landmarks of Paris to the sumptuous surroundings of Shangri-La, every detail reflects the couple’s unique journey, creating a visual symphony that resonates with the magic of true love.



Wedding planner:
By Joanne


Pattie Fellowes Photography

Zen Film Works

Hair and Make up:

Rosa Clara from :
Les Rubans de Leopoldine

Bridal lingerie:
Marielle Maury

Bella Belle Shoes

Wedding jewellery:
Bijouterie Mohedano

Table styling:

Caroline Pearsall

Silk Flowers France


A. Lacroix Patissier



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