Vibrant Retro-Inspired Styled Shoot at The Whitehall

Houston’s original landmark hotel, The Whitehall shines with gracious southern hospitality and crave-worthy cuisine. A mid-century architectural gem, The Whitehall, has been a beloved landmark in downtown Houston since 1963.  Legendary musical icons like Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson and Cher are just a few high-profile celebrities who have stayed at the historic property. Of particular note is the iconic spiral staircase that appears to float in mid-air.

This 1960’s inspired shoot by Florafost Photography is a throwback to the era of classic rock and retro-inspired hues. The hotel’s mid-century decor and bold color palette were the inspiration behind this light-hearted shoot. “The real beauty of this space is that it can easily be transformed to fit the vision of any bride or groom,” says Karrie of Florafost Photography. 

Misty Rockwell Artistry created a Twiggy-inspired look with vibrant yellow eyeshadow, a defined cut crease, dramatic lashes and bold red lipstick finished with a high ponytail. Kary King Boutique provided a fitted bridal gown with detachable puff sleeves. Vibrant flowers in electric yellow, deep magenta and tangerine, filled The Whitehall’s courtyard, a quaint outdoor sanctuary in the heart of downtown Houston. Common Bond Bistro & Bakery designed the wedding cake with hand-painted flowers and fresh, fragrant blooms. 

Keep scrolling to see more from this vibrant retro-inspired styled shoot by Florafost Photography at The Whitehall!

A flat lay of florals, ribbons and invitation suite for a vibrant retro-inspired styled shoot at The White Hall in Houston, TX.
Outdoor styled shoot set-up at The Whitehall's onsite restaurant, Part & Parcel, at a retro-inspired styled shoot by Florafost Photography.
A vibrant flower arrangement of yellow, magenta and white blooms in a cement bust vase at The White Hall hotel wedding venue in downtown Houston, TX.
A bride smiles in a sleek off-the-shoulder gown by Kary King Boutique, holding a colorful bridal bouquet with yellow and pink flowers on the outdoor courtyard at a downtown Houston wedding venue.
Bride in fitted white wedding gown holds a guitar wrapped with flowers outside of White Hall Hotel.
Women with ponytail and red lipstick smiles while pushing her hair back with one hand at a wedding styled shoot at The White Hall, a wedding venue in downtown Houston.
A two-tier wedding cake with vibrant yellow and magenta flowers by Common Bond Bistro and Bakery.
A bride twirls in the hallway at The Whitehall holding her colorful yellow and magenta bouquet.
The bride laughs and holds her bouquet near her face at The Whitehall in Houston, TX.
The bride holds her bouquet and looks up, posing for a vibrant retro-inspired styled shoot photo.
A bride sits at a dinner table set with gold dinnerware and a vibrant flower centerpiece.
An up close photo of a reception dinner centerpiece that has yellow, white and magenta flowers.
A bride stands under a crystal chandelier holding a vibrant bridal bouquet at The Whitehall in Houston, TX.
A bride poses while posing in front of a white 1987 Porsche 911 at The White Hotel.
A bride poses next to a white vintage Porsche while her bridal bouquet is set on top of the trunk.
“Vibrant Retro-Inspired Styled Shoot at The Whitehall” Spotlight Weddings in Houston Vendors – Photographer: Florafost Photography | Venue: The Whitehall | Gown: Kary King Boutique | Makeup & Hair: Misty Rockwell Artistry | Cake: Common Bond Bistro & Bakery

Contributors: House of Blooms / Avalon Event Rentals / A Finer Event / Laced Vinyl Shoppe

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