A black wedding gown can add some surprising smoky sophistication to your big day. Curated by photographer Samantha Clarke Photography, this glam photo shoot at Misfit Studio showcases how a black dress can be elegant, simple, chic, and absolutely wedding-worthy!

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Bright citrus colours accented with gold evokes sensuality and playfulness. A floral cake, like this one from Fruitilicious Cakes, adds a delicious dash of pretty.

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A gorgeous glow of candles and a beautiful bouquet sets the tone for the incredible black gown that is immensely feminine and distinctive. “It’s always great to insert your personality into your wedding,” says Samantha. “So I’m hoping that this black wedding dress inspiration can really get brides and grooms thinking about the way they want to portray their special day. “

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