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robyn and lynden wedding at gallow green nyc

though robyn + lynden were new to nyc in the few months leading up to their wedding, they were able to pull off one of the most fun + unique weddings of the summer.  we followed them from their apt to the conservatory gardens for their ceremony, all through the park, into the subway, through midtown…and eventually west to nyc-esque, quirky-chic, gallow green in chelsea where they ate, drank and danced with their closest friends + family.  a beautiful nighttime celebration on a rooftop, under the stars and between high rises. 

Reception – Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel
floral design: Artsy Flora
decor: BHLDN/Anthropologie
dj/band: DJ Ronin Wood
catering: The Heath at the McKittrick Hotel
cake/pie: Milk Bar
wedding coordinator: Christa DeHuff from A Central Park Wedding  for ceremony

Ilana Gilovich (The McKittrick Hotel events team) for reception
invitations/stationery: art + alexander from Calgary, Alberta
Hair: GLAMSQUAD
Makeup: Rouge NY
Wedding band – Groom: Custom made in Calgary, Alberta
Bride: Tiffany & Co. (engagement ring), Catbird (wedding band)
dress: Catherine Deane from BHLDN

shoes: Stuart Weitzman, Sam Edelman
bridesmaid dresses: Adrianna Papell  Jenny Yoo Amsale  dresses from Frocks Calgary
groom’s attire: Theory, To Boot New York
officiant: Hope Mirlis

robyn and lynden wedding at gallow green nyc

paxson hill farm wedding in new hope pennsylvania

during our first chat with daisy + bandele, we were enchanted by the description of a private ceremony in the middle of a botanical labrynth with just the bride, groom + their families.  paxson hill farm is an incredible little gem of a wedding location in new hope, pennsylvania…and if you’re lucky, the farms’ two pet turkeys will host the event (charming all of your guests) at no additional charge.

daisy + bandele’s intimate ceremony flowed into a family style garden brunch and then a midday break while everyone got ready for the big celebration to follow.

so many incredible details and unique moments personalized their day!  tina lamorte of oh so fab events put together an absolutely gorgeous event including vintage mismatched furniture, natural textures, fabrics and antique china; the amazing florals were by joseph richinelli and whimsical calligraphy by laura hooper calligraphy.  the bride + groom changed into traditional nigerian wedding wear before making their entrance into the reception and once the music started and the dance floor was packed, the money dance was a highlight!  did i mention this wedding was also on 4th of july?  oh yes, it was so you know there had to be at least a few hints of stars + stripes (three gentlemen in particular) and  it had to end with a bang.  we SO enjoyed meeting this super fun couple and documenting their special day.  congrats, daisy + bandele!!

paxson hill farm wedding in new hope pennsylvania

wedding day at the riviera – new york wedding photographer

you know your wedding day is special when it starts with a giant flying sea horse and ends with someone losing a tooth on the dance floor.

jenny + nelson’s happy spring wedding day began at the beach.   we chased them around the dunes (jenny in her super unique blush-pink gown from BHLDN) with our cameras before loading everyone onto the big yellow school bus en route to their traditional chinese tea ceremony.  after an emotional ceremony with their familial elders, we headed to the riviera, where the party was about to start.  jenny, nelson + most of their friends and families stayed glued to a super energetic dance floor as the sun set outside, overlooking the sound.  we recalled the bride’s original request (during our first phone call) to have a soul train line on her wedding day as the dj spun hip hop, old school 80s rap classics into modern beats during which no one even considered leaving the dance floor.  this party was non-stop until the lights went on!  cheers to jenny + nelson!!

wedding day at the riviera – new york wedding photographer

New York City Wedding on Bridal Musings

this wedding enveloped pretty much everything NYC has to offer– incredible views from the skylark (an über -chic wedding venue that moonlights as as a cocktail lounge), a forest of orchids as the ceremony back-drop by SPINA (re-purposed, of course by ReBloom), an Austin Scarlett gown, the Refinery Hotel, a mid-town portrait session, a skyline cake by Lulu Cake Boutique, modern art…the list goes on.  check it out on bridal musings today!

New York City Wedding on Bridal Musings

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