RVA galentine's branding session with Richmond wedding vendors

Richmond Galentine’s Branding Shoot

Over the last 6 months I’ve really made some amazing friends in the Richmond wedding industry. This circle of friends all came together and brought all of our creative geniuses together to create a gorgeous Galentine’s get together.

RVA galentine's branding session with Richmond wedding vendors

Kirsty, Richmond Makeup Artist

Kirsty is the owner and lead makeup artist at Richmond Makeup Artist. Kirsty is a professional makeup artist who specializes in on-location event makeup for weddings.

Ellyn, Fat Rabbit Cakes

Ellyn is the owner and head cake maker at Fat Rabbit Cakes. Fat Rabbit Cakes specializes in creative cakes and believes that cakes should taste as good as they look.

Deirdre, Pencraft & Post

Deirdre is the hand behind Pencraft & Post, a calligrapher who specializes in hand-lettered goods designed to make any occasion feel joyful and special.

Tori, Fleuressence

Tori is the owner and florist at Fleuressesnce, a floral company in the Richmond area. Tori has a passion for nature, not just flowers and finds joy in sharing that love with others.

Beki, River City Bride

Beki is the editor and chief of the blog, River City Bride. River City Bride is a Virginia wedding resource for couples in the Central Virginia area. It features real weddings, vendors, and more.

Melissa, Nomad Rentals

Melissa is the owner and event stylist of Nomad Rentals. Nomad rentals offers an eclectic collection of furnishings and accessories to create a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests. Melissa is also an event stylist, coming alongside you to create a cohesive look and highlight your personality for your event.

Joey, Double Take

Joey is a videographer at Double Take. Double Take specializes in Promotional and Wedding videography in the greater Richmond area. Joey is a storyteller, filmmaker, and comedian…and the only guy at our shoot!

Richmond Wedding Vendors

Design + Coordination: River City Bride, Pencraft & Post, & Gari-Ann Kia Photography
Photography: Kia & Co.
Calligraphy: Pencraft & Post
Florals: Fleuressence
Rentals: Nomad Rentals
Linens + Flatware: Rent Equip VA
Cakes: Fat Rabbit Cakes
Videography: This is Double Take
Makeup: Richmond Makeup Artist
Venue: Almas RVA

meet Gari-Ann

Gari-Ann Kia is an accomplished Branding and Product Photographer with a passion for helping creatives and professionals elevate their brand by showcasing their product, promoting their services, or simply enhancing their brand image. Gari-Ann's expertise in branding and product photography will help you stand out from the crowd. With years of experience in the field, Gari-Ann has honed her skills and developed a unique approach to visual storytelling that resonates with her clients and their target audience to help them stand out from the crowd.

Gari-Ann currently lives in the Washington DC area with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling with her family, some of their favorite destinations have been Santorini, Wanaka, Paris, & Aix en Provence. In her free time, Gari-Ann enjoys giving back to her community by supporting fellow military spouses & their families and mentoring other small business owners.

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