Emily and Travis married at her family’s longtime place of worship, Grace Church Cathedral.
Designed to mimic the popular marble-chip composite terrazzo, the cake sat suspended on a vine-covered trellis beneath a shining Sputnik chandelier. “As it turns out, cutting a swinging cake is tricky,” recalls Emily, “but it was swiftly removed and set onto a stable surface.”
The invitation suite leaned on pattern for interest, including a city map from local studio 42 Pressed.
Studded Christian Louboutin pumps updated Emily’s classic look.
Travis sported an iconic double-breasted tux.
Mauve bridesmaids dresses were the day’s one concession to color.
Punctuated by portraits of their dogs, the wedding crest framed the couple’s initials with monstera and eucalyptus leaves.
A cascading bouquet proved too overwhelming for the petite bride, so she instead carried a simple posy of roses
Guest bags included Christophe chocolates, mini candles, and hangover kits.
Cru Catering kept guests well-fed with passed hors d’oeuvres, a fabulous charcuterie display, a macaroni-and-cheese bar, shrimp pails, and an interactive sushi station and raw bar, then delivered a round of hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, and adult milkshakes later in the night.
Edible blossoms floated in coupe glasses, adding even more drama to the champagne wall.
Dark green silk and velvet finishes, scattered tea lights, and textured throw pillows provided a moody ambiance in the cocktail lounge.
Against a canvas of white linens, cushioned seating, elegant lamps, and flower sprays, the striking entertainment space featured a black-and-white chevron dance floor that incorporated the pair’s initials into a personalized border design and was crowned by a suspended ceiling of upside-down tulips.
Emily and Travis made their exit toward the Gaillard Center lawn amidst a sparkler send-off.