September 20, 2018

Claire & James Say “I do” In An Intimate, Candlelit Ceremony at Capitale

Claire & James Wedding - Ceremony - Capitale - by Susan Shek

Claire & James Wedding – Ceremony – Capitale – by Susan Shek

 

As guests gathered in the grand ballroom for Claire and James’ ceremony, they were greeted by a magnificent atmosphere that signaled this was going to be an incredible evening. A dramatic play of light and shadow filtered through the room marked by a soaring ornate coved ceiling and Corinthian columns. While impressive in size and spectacle, Capitale still offered a sense of intimacy and warmth that the couple envisioned for their wedding.

Part 3: Ceremony

“We knew we wanted everything to be classic, elegant, and romantic,” Claire recalls. When it came to ceremony décor, the bride kept it very simple and understated, choosing elements that would enhance the venue’s brilliant interior. The aisle was composed of a white runner accented with clusters of pillar candles set in stylish cylinder vases. The candlelit walkway led to a gilded wall topped with a Tiffany clock dated to 1895. The elegant backdrop encapsulated the old New York feel that so charmed the couple when they first saw the venue.
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July 19, 2018

Ashley & Tiffany Say “I Do” Under A Breathtaking Floral Chandelier

Ashley & Tiffany Wedding - Ceremony - Green Building Brooklyn - Amber Gress Photography

Ashley & Tiffany Wedding – Ceremony – Green Building Brooklyn – Amber Gress Photography

 

As soon as Ashley started planning, she knew that her and Tiffany’s wedding would look and feel different from any before. Here, the bride with an eye for design talks about blending personal touches into an ultra-stylish ceremony.

Part 3: Ceremony and Floral Chandelier

The Green Building had all the qualities Ashley, our featured bride and aspiring wedding planner, was looking for: an open, bare space offering endless creative options for styling and décor. “Wedding décor is constantly evolving,” says Ashley. “I feel like a great way to accentuate and bring romance and drama to a space is with hanging flowers. So I knew that I wanted a circle of flowers hanging over us.”
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June 20, 2018

Jean & Bryan Say “I do” In A Beautiful, Heartfelt Ceremony

Jean & Bryan - Wedding Ceremony - Bronx Post Office - by Karen Wise

Jean & Bryan – Wedding Ceremony – Bronx Post Office – by Karen Wise

 

It was just days before their wedding at the Bronx Post Office and Jean and Bryan still didn’t know how the space was going to look. Uncertainty wasn’t with the décor – they had all those boxes checked. It had to do with the fact that through out the planning and design process, the couple was continually working against the day-to-day changes that the space was undergoing in the midst of construction.

Jean and Bryan alleviated many of their anxieties by making sentiment and tradition ever present themes through out the day. And once the bride and her father took to the aisle, it was clear to everyone that the couple’s wedding vision had been realized, and ultimately exceeded all expectations.
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May 16, 2018

Featured Bride Kate On Her Gorgeous Wedding Arch

Kate & Chase Wedding - Wedding Arch - Mansion at Natirar - by Sally Pinera

Kate & Chase Wedding – Wedding Arch – Mansion at Natirar – by Sally Pinera

 

We love when our brides find ways to incorporate their passions into the wedding day celebration. Music is a very important part of Kate’s life. Her relationship with Chase deepened over their admiration for music. If their wedding were to be an authentic expression of their love for each other, music would have to be involved. This week, we talk with Kate about how combining floral decor with musical elements worked to create a wedding ceremony that exceeded all expectations.

Part 3: Ceremony, Floral Arch, and Song
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April 18, 2018

Featured Bride Sophia on Her Stunning Ceremony at Tribeca 360

While planning for their wedding, Sophia and Sam knew that they wanted the ceremony’s atmosphere to be an expression of feeling. This week, we look at how the couple designed their décor to symbolize the beginning of their new life together.

 

Sophia & Sam Wedding - Ceremony Trees Hydrangea Manzanita Dendrobium Phalaenopsis Orchid - Tribeca 360 NYC - by Shira Weinberger

Sophia & Sam Wedding – Ceremony Trees Hydrangea Manzanita Dendrobium Phalaenopsis Orchid – Tribeca 360 NYC – by Shira Weinberger

 

Part 3: Ceremony and Arrangements

As guests took their seats, everyone’s attention was drawn to the captivating ceremonial display before them. In just a few moments, Sophia and Sam would take their place together amidst magnificent arrangements of trees in full bloom.
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February 21, 2018

Bride & Blossom Featured Bride Aerin Says “I Do” at Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Greek Orthodox wedding ceremony is expressed through customs symbolizing the sacrament of marriage. Aerin and Steven chose one of New York’s most beautiful churches to exchange vows. This week, we take a look at how the couple blended modern details with tradition on their wedding day.

 

Aerin and Steven Wedding - Bride Groom Ceremony - Holy Trinity Cathedral Manhattan - Susan Shek Photography

Aerin and Steven Wedding – Bride Groom Ceremony – Holy Trinity Cathedral Manhattan – Susan Shek Photography

 

Part 3: Ceremony

“I loved having our ceremony in a church. Holy Trinity Cathedral is the church that we attend regularly and our priest married us. Everything felt very close and personal,” recalls Aerin.

Located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Holy Trinity Cathedral was the first Greek Orthodox Church to be established in New York City in 1891. The Romanesque Revival exterior opens up to a breathtaking space that evokes the look and feel of an exquisite box of jewels. The interior is adorned with Byzantine mosaics, stained glass imported from Italy, and a striking gilded dome over the altar.
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