palm beach

{ birthday celebration + concert | the brazilian court | mermaid theme | eagles concert | luxury event photography }

Part deux of an incredible birthday weekend, began with outdoor cocktails around the fountain at the Brazilian Court, Palm Beach, complete with dripping jelly fish lighting, mermaids, firedancers, and of course Café Boulud’s amazing gourmet eats.

An elegant “Under the Sea” themed birthday dinner followed in The Conservatory, and featured gold and chocolate décor, as well as aerial dancers to dine by. The stunning sea inspired cake was covered in edible seashells and sugar spun seaweed, and topped with a perfect sea horse created by Earth + Sugar.

As if this was not enough, the birthday celebration culminated with a red carpet visit from The Eagle’s Don Felder, followed by VIP passes for all the party guests to a surprise concert next door at The Chesterfield Hotel.





















Click here if you missed night one’s “cake by the ocean” event at The Breakers.

venue: café boulud, palm beach
hotel: the brazilian court, palm beach
director of catering: theresa valiante for café boulud, palm beach
florals + décor:
cake: earth + sugar


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{ 60th birthday celebration | the breakers | cake by the ocean theme | lily-pulitzer inspired | luxury event photography }

What better location than The Breakers Palm Beach, to celebrate the beginning of one’s sixth decade on earth.

This “Cake by The Ocean” themed Beach Club birthday event featured lily-pulitzer inspired colors and décor, The Design Studio at the Breakers, came complete with Flamingos. Since the cake contained a dessert clad dancers, vs. sugar, the confectionary delights were an it’sugar lollipop bar, and select gourmet desserts created by the Breakers pastry chefs.

Happy 60th Birthday John! But this is just the beginning, stay tuned for part 2 of this fabulous birthday weekend, hosted by his lovely wife Cherie… to be continued in the next post, where we follow the guests to the Brazilian Court for another special evening.














venue: the breakers
florals + décor: design studio at the breakers
desserts: the breakers pastry chef
lollipop bar: it’sugar


{ 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


{ jackie + robert | worth avenue | engagement photography }

Jackie + Robert’s engagement session on Worth Ave in Palm Beach was fabulous despite the dodging of raindrops. Jackie’s to-die-for b+w, sheer lace ankle length dress, matched w. strappy stillettos, was a standout fashion choice… love!!!





















{ sabrina + robert | the breakers | palm beach wedding photography }

Sabrina + Robert’s stunning wedding took place at the The Breakers Palm Beach.

They exchanged vows in a romantic Gold Room ceremony. The breathtaking bride wore a lace couture gown by KittyChen Couture, paired with jeweled peau de soie’s by Roger Vivier Paris .

The Mediterranean Ballroom, was host to a fabulous reception managed by Sascha La Greca for The Breakers. The candle-lit room was awash in blush hues, with florals + décor created by The Design Studio at the Breakers. Ivory brocade covered tables featured and assortment of blush and white roses and hydrangeas, surrounded by an art deco, version of Louis XVI chairs.















































































































































































venue: the breakers
florals + décor: design studio at the breakers
event manager: sascha la greca for the breakers
gown: kittychen
shoes: roger vivier paris
cake: the breakers pastry chef


{ katie + ryan | the breakers | palm beach wedding photography }

Katie + Ryan’s flew across the pond for a fabulous destination wedding at The Breakers Palm Beach.

The bride was a vision wearing a silk couture gown by Justin Alexander, perfectly matched with strappy Jimmy Choos.

They couple exchanged vows on the resorts Ocean Lawn, followed by cocktails in the Circle Room and a reception in the Gold Room. The candle-lit space, featured white and gold decor, and a 4-tiered fondant cake, with sugar spun 14k gold roses and ivory butterflies, created by the Breakers pastry chef.

The intimate event was managed by Kym Bichon, for The Breakers.































































































venue: the breakers
event manager: kym bichon for the breakers
bridal gown: justinalexander
shoes: jimmy choo
cake: the breakers pastry chef


{ marissa + bill | the breakers | palm beach wedding photography }

Marissa + Bill’s stunning wedding was held at The Breakers Palm Beach.

The bride was just breathtaking in a couture gown by Inbal Dror and her bridemaids all rocked champagne sequin gowns.

The fabulous event was managed by Katie Gillespie, for The Breakers. The couple exchanged vows in the resorts Gold Room, followed by cocktails in the Magnolia Room. The Circle Room hosted the reception with florals + décor created by The Design Studio at the Breakers. The candle-lit room was awash in magenta and gold hues. Tables featured an assortment of white + peach champagne florals. The 4-tiered cake created by the Breakers pastry chef, alternated ivory fondant and 14k gold piping. At midnight, the newlyweds ended the evening with a sparking sendoff!























































































































venue: the breakers
florals + décor: design studio at the breakers
event manager: katie gillespie for the breakers
bridal gown: inbal dror
shoes: dolce and gabbana
cake: the breakers pastry chef