haute couture

{ aura + maks | private waterfront estate | jupiter island wedding photography }

Aura + Maks’ waterfront wedding, took place at a beautiful private Jupiter Island estate.

The bride prepped at nearby the Wyndham Grand Jupiter and wore a stunning couture gown by from Klienfeld New York and killer shoes by Badgley Mischka).

The unique event was coordinated by Above the Rest Events and perfectly managed by Lourdes Farina.

After the romantic waterfront ceremony, complete with adorable, tuxedo clad four-legged “corgie” ring bearer, guests enjoyed cocktails poolside, with floating candles and lotus flowers. Later a tented reception uplit in hues of lavender featured white and silver decor, by Daniel Events with falling petals, white draping and dance floor, and orchids galore. The romantic 4-tier silver and ivory cake with spun sugar flowers by Johnson’s Custom Cakes was bejeweled to confectionary perfection.











































































hotel: wyndham grand jupiter, harbourside
venue: private residence, jupiter
event planner: above the rest events
florals + décor: daniel events
bridal shoes: badgley mischka
bridal salon: klienfeld, new york
cake: johnson’s custom cakes, wellington
tent: tent logix
catering: rockstar catering co


{ kristen + ricardo | the flagler museum | brazilian court | palm beach wedding photography }

Kristen + Rics’ wedding was held at Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, overlooking the intracoastal.

The day began at The Brazilian Court, where the bride and groom both readied. Dressed in an elegant satin/lace strapless couture gown with a trumpet silhouette by Vera Wang a to die for cathedral veil, and bejeweled Manolo Blahnik, peau de soies. Kristen was simply regal. Her bridesmaids wore navy gowns with varying necklines, and the adorable flower girls coordinated with matching navy satin sashes.

Following their exchange of vows at the adjacent Royal Poinciana Chapel, the bridal party dodged the raindrops with individual transparent umbrellas,{love}, which allowed for super cute pics despite the weather. Brilliant!!! Post ceremony, guests enjoyed cocktails in Grand Hall and throughout the museum. Next… a fabulous reception, coordinated by Elle Beccera for for Events by Elle, Inc.. The candle lit Flagler Kenan Pavilion featured garden inspired decor by Xquisite Events, with long stemmed calla lilies , and assorted bulbs in baccarat crystal vases, on multi-shaped tables surrounded by espresso chiavaris.

Gatsby style dinner was followed by a four tiered butter creme cake by Earth + Sugar, and other delectable desserts.

















































































venue: the flagler museum, palm beach
member service manager: lauren klyman for the flagler museum
event planning: elle becerra for events by elle, inc.
cake: earth + sugar
florals + décor: xquisite events

bridal gown:vera wang
bridal shoes: manoloblahnik
makeup artistry + hair styling: fresh beauty studio
catering: starr events
invitations: invitations by leston


{ katie + eric | pga national resort + spa | palm beach gardens wedding photography }

Katie + Eric’s town + country wedding, was held at the pavilion atPGA National Resort + Spa, in Palm Beach Gardens.

The bride wore a flowing couture gown by Vera Wang and killer shoes by Badgley Mischka).

The event was coordinated by Fabuluxe Events and managed by Nickole D’Angelo, for PGA National. After the romantic ceremony beneath the pavilion, a garden inspired reception featured room decor, by Dalsimer Atlas Florals + Events with orchid uplighting, candles, and rose, orchid and eucalyptus florals atop gold twined hanging candelabras, and a romantic 4-tier gold and ivory cake by Johnson’s Custom Cakes.




































































































venue: pga national resort + spa, palm beach gardens
catering manager: nickole d’angelo
event planner: fabuluxe events
florals + décor: dalsimer atlas florals + events
bridal gown: morilee by vera wang
bridal shoes: badgley mischka
hair + makeup artistry: kiss this makeup
cake: johnson’s custom cakes, wellington


{ 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