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{ natalia + scott | the breakers | palm beach wedding photography }

Natalia + Scott’s Palm Beach wedding was held at The Breakers.

The couple exchanged vows in the historic hotel’s fabulous fountained courtyard. The bride was beyond stunning as she made her way down the stairs (escorted by her dad) in a to-die-for Julia Kontogruni lace couture gown, with a sheer/embroidered back, and and extended train. Instead of carrying a bouquet, she wore hers… as orchids cascaded from wristlet to floor. {Love!}

The Gold Room, was host to an intimate reception, filled with of out of town guests from her native Chicago. The candle-lit room was awash in bold hues, with red florals + décor created by The Design Studio at the Breakers. Ivory silk covered tables featured crystal candelabras with domed tapers and red roses, surrounded by gold chiavari chairs. The 5-tier ivory fondant and 14k gold cake, was a confectionary masterpiece, with hand-spun sugar flowers painted in gold. The beautiful event was managed by Kym Bichon for The Breakers. {So honored to have captured Kym’s last wedding at the Breakers, after decades of amazing events. Happy Retirement Kym! We will all miss you.}

venue: the breakers
florals + décor: design studio at the breakers
event manager: kym bichon for the breakers
gown: julia knotogruni
shoes: christian louboutin
cake: the breakers pastry chef

{ amanda + wesley | old palm golf club | palm beach gardens wedding photography }

Amanda + Wesley’s wedding weekend was truly extraordinary! They took Rustic Chic to the next level, as Old Palm Golf Club’s lush grounds were transformed, by Chicago designer Tom Kehoe, for Kehoe Designs.

The bride readied earlier in the day at her parents Old Palm residence, and was stunning in a couture gown by Hayley Paige and satin jeweled flats by Badgley Mischka. Her bouquet of mostly black and white poppies, mixed white lilies, and garden roses was a standout.

Guest entered the tented ceremony through a custom gold and white foyer draped in flowers and white organza, the down the petal strewn grass aisle, beneath wooden and floral chandeliers. The couple exchanged vows just before sunset.

Cocktails poolside, were followed by a candlelit dinner held in a white open walled tent, filled with reclaimed wood tables and farm chairs, topped with mercury glass votives, candles, and various arrangements of succulents, lilies, white roses and silver brunia. Earth + Sugar created the 4-tier orchid topped white buttercream and painted gold cake.

After dinner, guests followed the winding art deco lit path, to a clear greenhouse style tent for dancing and desserts. The décor was to die for. Seriously, I wanted to live there. It was like a “Restoration Hardware” dream come true!!!

Creatively crafted by Kehoe Designs, with coordination by Susan Davidson, this fully furnished space, had a natural wood floor, rustic white couches, deconstructed chairs, custom made bars, and an assortment of eclectic chandeliers. There was alsop, a shoe bar, a dessert bar, and a donut wall, along with an ingenius A+W Rootbeer float station, for Amanda + Wesley, complete with custom glasses.

venue: old palm golf club, palm beach gardens
décor + florals: kehoe designs, chicago, il
event planning: susan davidson
bridal gown: hayley paige
bridal shoes: badgley mischka
jewelry: heirloom jewels
makeup + hair styling: blowtox, palm beach gardens
cake: earth + sugar, palm beach
invitations: invitation creations, highland park, il
welcome bags + intineraries: geigerl , lisa harwood

{ brittany + ken | brazilian court | cafe boulud | palm beach wedding photography }

Brittany + Ken’s lush tropical Palm Beach wedding was held at The Brazilian Court + Cafe Boulud.

The bride readied earlier in the day, and was a vision in a couture gown with exquisite flat sequins in an art-deco pattern over a nude slip by Ashley + Justin. To-die-for peau de soie shoes with a twisted vine of rhinestones wrapping up the heels Badgley Mischka completed the look. Her bridesmaid’s wore dusty periwinkle chiffon gowns with ivory and succulent bouquets.

The couple exchanged vows just before sunset in the hotels lovely courtyard. Cocktails followed around the fountain.

The elegant candlelit reception in the ballroom and conservatory was awash in blush hues, managed by Theresa Valiante for Café Boulud, and coordinated by Jenna Smith for Your Sparkling Event. Featuring driftwood + succulent inspired décor by Touch of Paradise Design Studio, and a delish 3-tier buttercream cake by Cafe Boulud’s pastry chef.

venue: café boulud, palm beach
hotel: the brazilian court, palm beach
director of catering: theresa valiante for café boulud, palm beach
event planning: your sparkling event
florals + décor: touch of paradise design studio
bridal gown: ashley + justin
bridal shoes: badgley mischka
jewelry: david yurman
bridesmaids’ makeup artistry:
bridesmaids’ hair styling:
cake: café boulud, palm beach
invitations and program

{ kristina + gregory | the biltmore | coral gables miami wedding photography }

The historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables was host to Kristina + Gregory’s stunning destination wedding.

The stylish couple exchanged vows in a ceremony overlooking the palatial fountains. The bride wore a strapless lace couture gown by Amsale, paired with a fabulous petal covered cathedral veil and gold glitter Jimmy Choos. The groom, was just as fashionable, as he rocked his designer tux by Boglio, and velvet loafers by Hugo Boss.

The reception coordinated by Events by Marialea J, featured décor by Petal Productions. The candle-lit room was awash in golden hues, with florals + lace covered tables. The 5-tier cake, was had painted in gold at each layer. With cascading pastel flowers.

venue: the biltmore hotel, miami coral gables
florals + décor: petal productions
event planner: events by marialea j
gown: essense of amsale
shoes: jimmychoo
groom tuxedo: boglioli
groom shoes: hugo boss
rings: blue nile
lighting: event factor
makeup: makeup by mercedes

{ kate + carlos | the breakers | palm beach wedding photography }

Kate + Carlos’ beautiful beachfront wedding took place at the The Breakers Palm Beach.

They exchanged vows in a ceremony overlooking the ocean. The bride glided down the aisle in to die for YSL blush shoes, matched with a lace couture gown with a blush underlay by Essense of Australia.

The Beach Club, was host to a romantic reception managed by Katie Gillespie for The Breakers. The candle-lit room was awash in champagne hues, with florals + décor created by The Design Studio at the Breakers. Gold brocade covered tables featured crystal candelabras with cascading flowers, and assortment of blush and white roses and hydrangeas, surrounded by gold chiavari chairs. The 4-tier blush cake, was gorgeous a vision in fondant, complete with sparkling antique brooches.

venue: the breakers
florals + décor: design studio at the breakers
event manager: katie gillespie for the breakers
gown: essense of australia
shoes: ysl
rings: cartier
cake: the breakers pastry chef
invitations: minted

{ gatsby art deco themed | birthday photography }

This stunning Gatsby Themed birthday celebration, created by Scott Style Events, was held at a private Polo Club Residence, and featured a glass covered pool, and gold and chocolate art deco meets holiday décor.

Guests donned their best 1920’s styled garb, and the guest of honor, enjoyed several fabulous outfit changes as dancers, carolers, and even a strolling electric violinist entertained.

venue: private polo club residence, wellington, fl
event coordination: scott style events
florals + décor:

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{ lynn + matt | tideline ocean resort + spa | palm beach wedding photography }

Lynn + Matt’s romantic oceanfront wedding took place at The Tideline Ocean Resort + Spa in Palm Beach.

Her beautiful custom designed invitation suite, by Julie Hanan Design set the tone for her soft, yet bold rose gold and navy color scheme.

The bride wore a couture gown by Casablanca, coupled with a fabulous pair of Jimmy Choos. Bridesmaids wore light rose chiffon gowns by Bill Levkoff.

The candle-lit Malcolm’s Ballroom hosted the reception. The space was awash in soft pastel hues, with florals + décor created by Xquisite Events., complete with a floral machete wall. Gourmet cupcakes and a stunning wedding cake by Earth and Sugar, were served in the Crystal Room. Day of coordination by Blue Orchid Events + design helped bring it all together.

reception venue: tideline ocean resort + spa, palm beach
bridal gown: casablanca bridal
shoes: jimmy choo
earrings/bracelet: nadri
bridesmaids gowns: bill levkoff
girls’ loungewear: pretty plum sugar
tuesdos: the black tux
makeup artistry + hair styling: bombshell makeovers
invitations: julie hanan design
florals + décor: xquisite events
cake: earth + sugar
day of coordinator: abby for blue orchid events + design