Ever see those weddings where it just looks so low-key and fun that you know you’d totally get along with the couple? Thats what this one reminded me of! All the inspiration came from the groom’s tie, and because she’s a botanist (how cool is that?), they did all their own flowers AND gifted their guests with seeds bottles personalized for their home regions!
DJ: Dart DJ
Caterer: Jennie Cooks Catering
You’ll be hard pressed to find a cooler NYC wedding than this one shot by the fabulous Mademoiselle Fiona. Super simple and modern (thanks to this architect trained bride) with pops of gold and neon, there’s lots of inspiration to take away.
Photography: Mademoiselle Fiona
Pre-Event Venue: The Nolitan Hotel
Reception and Ceremony Venue: PUBLIC
DJ: DJ Ceremony
Bride’s Dress: Custom-Designed by Katie Ermilio
Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Groom’s Tuxedo: Zegna
Groom’s Shoes: Lanvin
Rings: Satomi Kawakita
Bridesmaid Dresses: Vintage 1950s dresses by Ceil Chapman and Sam Friedlander, found at The Cat’s Meow
Bridesmaid Shoes: Ivanka Trump, Nine West
Bridesmaid Jewelry: k2o, Kelly Wearstler
Hair: Vanessa Afshari (646) 221-1514
Make-Up: Kim Do
Food and Beverage: PUBLIC
Cake: Ellen Mirsky, PUBLIC’s Executive Pastry Chef
Flowers and Décor: Amy Chin
Balloons: Brooklyn Balloon Company
Invitation, Packaging, Drink Stirrers, Seating Chart, and Neon Design: Bride
Favors: Champagne Jelly by Astrid Pinnington (mother-of-the-bride)
Neon Heart and Initials: Let There Be Neon
[images from Mademoiselle Fiona]
Whats not to love about a modern wedding with fresh colorful florals & great location? To top it off, the brides dress is simply stunning…its a winner all around!
From the bride:
We got married at Andaz on Fifth Avenue on a beautiful spring day. Andaz is unique as it has these four distinct areas: a ceremony space with a library feel, an intimate bar, a dining room overlooking the public library and an integrated cocktail and kitchen area where guests can watch food being prepared. And it’s in the middle of Manhattan! I wore a silk dress with a feather in my hair. Sarah Brysk Cohen from Blossom and Branch made me an incredible spring flower bouquet – a bright, colorful and intricate design – as well as the arrangements on our tables: two very long tables covered in Moroccan lanterns, candles in antique gold votives and various silver and gold vases holding blue thistle, spray roses, anemones, ranunculus and other extraordinary flowers.
[images from Maggie Marguerite Studios ]
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Such an adorable, intimate City Hall wedding with a celebration amongst friends in Brooklyn….kinda perfect, right?
“Ricardo and I wanted to spend our wedding day celebrating with our close friends, and visiting places that were special and meaningful to us. We also wanted to keep the celebration rolling after our early afternoon ceremony into the evening. We had an intimate, heartwarming ceremony with a handful of our friends at the iconic City Hall in Manhattan.
We live in Brooklyn, had our first few dates there, and wanted to celebrate half of the day at locations where our relationship began. After the ceremony, we headed to Fort Greene and visited spots like where we had our first kiss and our favorite restaurants. Putnam’s Clinton Hill pub was a local haunt of mine and I had invited Ricardo there on our second date. It was a great place to relax with our friends before the party, eat a few bites and of course share some celebratory drinks.
Later in the evening, we hosted a small reception for 40 people in Williamsburg at the Nighthawk Cinema Café. The expert bartender poured specialty cocktails for our guests. Everyone enjoyed great music and delicious appetizers. The intimate room allowed us to talk and laugh with our friends.
It was a slightly overcast cloudy day, but the lighting allowed our photographer, Miho to capture so many wonderful moments. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect wedding day.”
[images from Miho Aikawa]
I love the idea of a guerrilla-style wedding at one of the most magical places in NYC: the Metropolitan Museum of Art! Would have loved to have stumbled onto that quick ceremony. More details below…
Nick and Suzanna swiftly led us through the maze of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the location they’d selected a few weeks before. A ten-minute ceremony, a kiss, and a signature. Done. Married. No permission, no permits, no catering decisions. Absent-mind museum-goers stopped in their tracks as they grasped what they’d stumbled upon. Many paused to watch from afar and applauded timidly as the newlyweds kissed. I waited for the security guard in the corner to interrupt, but as long as we didn’t try to walk off with the Lichtenstein, no one seemed to mind; sitting on the staircase appears to be a much bigger offense in The Met than a little guerrilla wedding ceremony!
Suzanna on Lichtenstein’s Stepping Out: “We wanted a contemporary piece that resonated with us. It does. It’s about love and the complexities therein without being too simple or too dark. There is a balance and truthfulness in the piece that, I think, struck a cord with both of us. Also, it just looks really cool and very much meets our aesthetic.”
Suzanna asked her mom to send her the bracelet and her dad for one of his handkerchiefs to complete her Something Olde, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue. Her father included an arrowhead and a silver dollar minted the year he and her mother were married, all of which she held during the ceremony.
[images from Buena Lane Photography]
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