Our 3 favorite suit brands

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It's time to take care of yourself gentlemen. Just like for a wedding dress, the selection of your suit requires a very particular attention. It must be perfectly tailored to fit you, as if it were your second skin!

For this, LEONCE has made a selection of its 3 favorite brands of suits. 

The first brand is called Balibaris. It is a French brand created in 2010 by Paul Szczerba and Corentin Petit. Known for its knitted ties, Balibaris also offers men's ready-to-wear and wedding suits. The models are traditional but the cuts have been modernized to remain in the air of time. You will find about twenty stores in France as well as the online store where you can order directly.

We love the house Blandin & Delloye which was founded by Charles and Cédric Fourny-Delloye in late 2013. The brand wants to return to the basic principles of traditional tailoring by adapting them to current trends. The particularity of Blandin & Delloye Fourny-Delloye's particularity: completely made-to-measure suits with individual appointments to make a 100% unique suit. In France, you will find 11 stores in Paris, Nantes, Strasbourg, Reims, Lille...

Finally, Workshop 5 is also a brand that offers 100% custom-made suits. It works both on timeless styles but also on very trendy suits for all fashion lovers. Stores are available in many cities such as Rouen, Bordeaux, Nantes, Brest, Le Havre, Toulouse. The little touch that makes the difference : Workshop 5 also designs custom-made suits for women who want to break the codes of the traditional wedding dress!

So no more excuses, you have all the cards in hand to find the wedding suit of your dreams.

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Planning my wedding: where to start?

When organising any kind of event, the first question you ask yourself is: where to start?

So, when young engaged couples want to organise their wedding alone, they are plagued with questions and doubts. "You think I should start looking for my dress?"; "Who should we get for the caterer?"; "With or without a photographer?"; "Damn, but first we have to choose a venue!

To avoid getting lost in a sea of information, it is important to do things in order and without rushing.

This is why, before looking for a caterer, venue, dress, DJ or florist, it is important that you take the time to assess your desires and priorities. Indeed, each couple does not attach the same importance to the different services for their wedding. Some will focus on a majestic venue, others on a high quality caterer, a breathtaking decoration or a renowned music group. It is up to you to see what you really want to prioritise in order to create a wedding that suits you and your desires.

Once you have clarified this, you need to think about how many people you want to invite. The number of guests can help you to target criteria for the choice of your venue and to clarify your budget. The budget is a very important step that should be established before you start the first preparations.

Once you have thought about, discussed and clarified all of these points, you can begin your wedding preparations by selecting venues according to your list of criteria.

LEONCE is there for you!

Shooting : a wedding in small group on a beach of the Basque Country.

Crazy about nature and especially the ocean, we imagined and developed the universe of our shoot, full of poetry, authentic and light, retracing a warm and long summer day of our two lovers, ending in apotheosis with their intimate wedding ceremony and dinner at the water's edge.

Little by little, we built our team by proposing the project to people carefully selected to remain in the desired universe. Our wish was to call only on people who were involved, developing their business locally between the Basque Country, the Landes and the Bordeaux region. Thus, our team of 18 people, we have detailed all the steps of this beautiful day so that the rendering and the work of each person is highlighted and that the desired atmosphere is there.

To savour the mildness of the morning, the first part took place on the fine sand of Cenitz beach in Guéthary. Adele & Quentin enjoyed a moment together, feeling the sun on their skin, taking time to read and enjoy a swim in the cool ocean.
The second part took place in a beautiful Biarritz villa to get ready, choosing a natural beauty for Adele, sublimating her in the flowing dress of Eléonore Pauc

Back on the beautiful beach, our couple and their closest friends took advantage of the fabulous surroundings to take photos in the soft lights, before committing to each other during their loving and joyful water ceremony. The day ended with a beautiful dinner with the sunset accompanying them.

Wedding dress: Eleonor Pauc | Jewelry: Nouvel Amour | Hats: Perrine de Hat(e)You | Hairstyle: MC de MC Hair & Make-up | Make-up: Julia de Julia Marty | Photographer: Yoris Photographer | Video : Paul Luap | Flowers : Ammi Fleurs | Catering / Grazing food : Maïlys de La dinette de Mango | Wedding planner and styling : Bleu de Minuit | Ceramics : Marine de Marine Feuillerat | Stationery : Zoé Zephyrr | Dressing of the bridesmaids and swimwear : Blanc Sauvage |

Laurie, Wedding Planner of Bleu de Minuit, was the initiator of this shoot and was in charge of the organisation and the scenography.
Our great couple of lovers, Adèle & Quentin.
Our incredible photographer, Yoris, and Paul, our videographer. A great production team used to working together.
To accompany the bride and groom throughout the day, we were lucky enough to have with us the talented make-up artist Julia Marty from Bordeaux and MC, our hair stylist. Between them, they sublimated our beautiful bride and groom throughout the day.
Audrey from Blanc sauvage, accompanied us with these pretty summery pieces on the Dolce Vita part for Adele and then for the bridesmaids. The colours and materials matched the atmosphere perfectly.
Eléonore from Eleonore Pauc, the wedding dress designer, lent us a magnificent piece from her collection for the occasion. A flowing, body-hugging dress for a ceremony with your feet in the water, what more could you ask for?
Perrine from Hat(e) you, accompanied us on this shoot with her beautiful hats, for all the key moments of this day.
Lila & Nora from Ammi, were our great florists. They knew how to highlight the different areas with bright and colourful flowers on the first part and the preparation. A beautiful and atypical flower arrangement for the ceremony arch on the sand and a bouquet to sublimate the dinner table.
Maïlys from La dinette de Mango made us dream with the use of good local products which brought pep and reality to this shooting, both for the 'fruity lunch', the aperitif and the dinner.
Zoé Zephyyr sent us her sublime stationery with her incredible quality paper that she makes herself We also had the beautiful handmade ceramics from Marine Feuillerat with her range in old pink tones.

Let's talk about organisation" interview

At the beginning of March, I had the chance to participate in the first show of the Youtube channel Epouse-moi si tu peux!

This channel dedicated to weddings aims to involve different trades in order to give many tips to future brides and grooms.

We invite you with a big smile to watch the video 'Let's talk about organisation' where we give you valuable tips to organise your beautiful day.

Little plus: I tell you about my job, wedding planner, which is still sometimes misunderstood.

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