La Ville Rose Wedding Inspiration

bride looks into camera and groom touches his forehead to bride's faceToday we are taking you to a plush château near Toulouse – known to locals as “La Ville Rose” or The Pink City – in South West France for a romantic, timeless and elegant wedding inspiration shoot. The shoot was planned, designed and photographed by husband and wife team Clémentine & Mark Ward, long standing partners of French Wedding Style.

The Overall Styling

“Elegance never gets old. At Awardweddings, we just love under-stated and everlasting designs that you can look back on at any point. With lots of flowers you know that natural beauty won’t change. We chose fresh tones of white, cream, blush and touches of red and gold, reflected in the flowers, stationery and table wear, to match our setting and venue.” Says Clémentine.

wedding table dressed in white with white floral arrangements

white wedding stationery on white plate with accents of pink flowers and candles

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The bride wears a light and graceful, with a flowing skirt that yet falls to form a subtle figure. Her top is perfect for summer but with a pattern for all seasons. The groom is accompanying her with a classic cut lounge suit in midnight blue. We love how their natural looks help them breeze through the day.

bride on green grass outside Chateau de Roquefoulet

bride in lace white bridal gown with burgundy lipstick and up-do


bride spins skirt on green lawn surrounded by flowers outside Chateau de Roquefoulet

bride spins skirt of white dress with lace top

bride and groom arm in arm on the lawn of french chateau

bride and groom on green lawn of french chateau

A Gorgeous Château

The shoot took place in a stunning château near Toulouse in South West France. You’re probably choosing the south of France to have an outdoor wedding and you will be spoilt for choice at this place.

white garden chairs with flowers for wedding guests on green lawn

clear perspex wedding welcome sign on easel surrounded by flowers

bride by lake outside french chateau which is reflected on water

The ceremony is in the lower meadow with a beautiful view of the château at the top of the hill. The ceremony is marked by this beautiful semi-circle floral arch. The aisle was also adorned with gorgeous lush floral arrangements tying-in with the arch.

view of french chateau up grass hill behind floral arrangement and garden chairs

view of french chateau up hill behind floral archway on green lawn

The inside of the château is equally superb, and we used the grand entrance hall as a welcoming area. The impressive wooden staircase was decorated with flowers leading up to the dinner area.

interior grand dark wood staircase of Chateau de Roquefoulet

sign by grand staircase that says "bienvenue au mariage ella et marc"

sign by dark wood grand staircase that says "plan de table" for wedding guests

bride and groom in front of grand dark wood staircase inside entrance hall of french chateau

The table plan is created above the fireplace. We love the elegant table cards placed with seal wax on the antique mirror. Flowers, the key element through the day, decorated an already magnificent hearth.

wedding table cards stuck to gold gilt mirror

wedding table "Neuf" attached to mirror with white wax seal

A sumptuous landing area, swimming in day light hosts the dinner table; decorated with a central arrangement of flowers and brass candlesticks with candles echoing the shades of our flowers. A fresh look with accents of quiet red and gold. The cutlery, vases and chairs continue this accent. Each side of the table is embellished with a beautiful flower arrangement.

wedding table with white and burgundy flowers and gold chairs

pink candles and white, pink and burgundy table flowers

4 seat wedding table with gold chairs, pink candles and large floral arrangement at head of table

The Details

The flowers and stationery carried us through the day. We created a bespoke stationery suite with fine-looking cards and materials to add to the freshness of the décor and accents of red.

The lavish flowers created for the day were nevertheless reserved in an elegant and fine art style.

flatlay of burgundy and white stationery

ornate maroon chair with bouquet on seat in front of bay window

burgundy, pink and white floral arrangement on old wooden tree trunk

white wedding stationery with white wax seals

“Today was a dream to shoot with everything knitting together beautifully; it’s such a pleasure to capture sublime images that came in through the lens whichever angle I chose. The bride was utterly divine and her groom certainly walked tall by her side. Take me back!” Says Mark.

bride in white lace dress in front of lake outside Chateau de Roquefoulet

bride outside french chateau looking into still lake water surrounded by green trees

bride looks down and holds bouquet in front of dark wood bay window

bride seated holding pink posie in front of dark wood bay window

“Thank you so much to an incredible team of suppliers, all based in Occitanie. We have amazing talent in the region that will really make your day unforgettable.”

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La Ville Rose: Elegant Wedding Inspiration in Toulouse France Vendors

Planning, Design & Decoration Clémentine Ward, Awardweddings | Venue Chateau de Roquefoulet | Photographer Mark Ward, Awardweddings | Florist Fleurs Design by Faustine | Stationery Le Comptoir du Bonheur | Hair and Make-up Artist Sarah Fekir | Dress Diva La Mariée | Models Real life couple, Bérénice and Florian