Chanel Meets Brooklyn

It’s Friday and we’re ready for some new cakes to love.  We’ve spent this week recapping the fabulous cake inspiration of 2013.  After highlighting the Top Recipes of 2013, the Top Cake Designs and the Top Cake Projects… I think we’re officially recapped out.  We’re ready to come around the bend and head straight into 2014.  And I can’t think of a better way to start off the year than with a gorgeous dessert table filled with impeccable style and two incredible cakes!

Today’s feature comes to us from Emily Lael Aumiller of Lael Cakes in Brooklyn and is full of Chanel inspired sophistication.  Black, white, and blush pink pair up with small touches of gold creating a color palette too pretty for words.  Throw in a refined mix of polka dots and graphic prints with a subtle nod to Brooklyn and now you really have our attention.  Let’s take a look at this charming Chanel Meets Brooklyn inspiration shoot.

Chanel Meets Brooklyn | by Lael Cakes

If you’re already smitten, just wait until you see more!  This table is beyond gorgeous and the main cake, in center stage, has stolen my heart.  Extra tall tiers in gleaming gold marry a black and white tier that takes polka dots to a whole new level of sophistication.  And then there’s the sugar flowers, in shades of blush pink and oh-so-dramatic.  It’s absolutely lovely!

Chanel Meets Brooklyn | by Lael Cakes

Emily of Lael Cakes shares the inspiration for this shoot:

“We collaborated with Hannah of HANALULU CO. to create cakes and desserts that were inspired by combining two unique concepts into one in a fun and modern way. For this inspiration shoot, we wanted to do something on the non-traditional side so took a classy and sophisticated brand, Chanel, and introduced it to good ole’ Brooklyn. To give us some initial direction, we fell hard for the classic Chanel colors of black, white, and blush pink.”

Chanel Meets Brooklyn | by Lael Cakes

Chanel Meets Brooklyn | by Lael Cakes

Chanel Meets Brooklyn | by Lael Cakes

Chanel Meets Brooklyn | by Lael Cakes

Chanel Meets Brooklyn | by Lael Cakes

Isn’t it just dreamy?  Over the years, we’ve come to expect nothing less from this talented cake designer who’s sense of style is always spot-on, with techniques and skills to complement as well.   Thanks to Emily Lael Aumiller of Lael Cakes for inspiring us today with her gorgeous cakes and impeccable style.

Cakes :  Lael Cakes
Event Design :  HANALULU CO.
Photography: Jenny Fu
Venue: The Green Building

Carrie Sellman , Founder & Editor

Carrie Sellman is the Founder & Editor of The Cake Blog. Her work has been published in BRIDES Magazine, Country Living Magazine and featured online at People, Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Real Simple, TLC, The Cooking Channel and more.


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    I just saw the second picture on Pinterest with the slogan “Chanel meets Brooklyn” and I fell in love. This is so fabulous, really! And your cake blog is amazing. Don’t know it before. Now, you have a new huge fan. <3

    xoxo from Switzerland

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    Laura Roos says

    This cake is gorgeous! How is this beautiful gold colour achieved? It’s so woderful!

    Best Wishes from Germany


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