Maybe some of you remember my post a few months ago about Sara and Ev’s amazing wedding…I definitely bookmarked the photos as inspiration for my own wedding. Anyway, Kathryn gave me a heads up on Alison Hotchkiss, the event planner behind this amazing affair, and I asked her to share a little info about the day.
Sara and Evan came to us wanting something different, modern and well designed which is very much a reflection of the couple….They wanted amazing food with emphasis on vegetarian dishes since the groom was a vegetarian so they hired Paula le Duc, the no brainer choice on high end cuisine yet down home and delicious. They wanted to have there ceremony outdoors and the party indoors and the De Young Museum was the perfect site for this. They walked down the aisle to their favorite rendition of a flaming lips song played by a local jazz band…..dinner was served in the Dewilsey court which has a beautiful high ceilings and a gigantic piece of art that went perfect with their decor…..all the tables were square with crisp white linens square chargers and centerpieces were also in crisp whites pea green and the containers were varying modern white ceramic. Gaucho, a local band, played gypsy/jazz music during dinner as the guests were served 2 courses paired with wine….after dinner the couple danced their first dance to a local dj and the party began. Mini cupcakes and ice cream cones were served in the lounge area…a photobooth kept guests attention and guests danced the night away….at the end of the night the guests loaded up the mini coaches and were given a hang-over bag filled with water, aspirin, their favorite sticky buns bought that afternoon, candies and other treats…
[images by Jesse Leake]
Tuxes: MW Tux
While ordering the tuxedos for our guys were easy, there were lots of mistakes when we picked them up. Sizes were wrong, some accessories were rusty, suspenders were broken, my father in law had to BUY a new tux shirt since they ship everything in and didn’t have his size….essentially it was a bit of a mess. But, in the end, the guys all looked pretty good, and thats whats important.
Chad’s tux: Rothmans – John Varvatos
Chad looked hot in his Varvatos tux, and the guys at Rothmans were very easy to work with. They also provide tailoring free of charge, so that was a nice bonus. We had his tux within a few weeks. [hubba hubba]
[images by Belathée Photography]
[images from Erin Ruth]
How the heck do you beat a squirrel bride or a giraffe groom? These cake toppers by Etsy seller Melabo are hilarious!
[images from Melabo]
Remember the save the date contest Minted held a while back? Well, the winners have been announced, and now a bunch of them are finally up for sale! I had a chance during the Stationery Show to meet some of the talented designers and see the new designs…its hard to pick just one!
[images from Minted]
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