We couldn't begin this post without sharing just one photo from the engagement shoot. Griffith Observatory can only be described as breathtaking. But this view? Simply divine! We just had to share. Gentlemen--need location ideas to pop the question? You can't go wrong with stargazing. Marie & Charles were treasures to work with. The serene garden matched their demure and darling hearts. Marie chose a statement necklace to accompany her strapless Cinderella-style gown. We loved her style choice of soft curls and mid-sized veil to match the ease and luxury of the garden wedding. Deep grey bow-ties and vests were for the gentleman and baby-pink strapless dresses for the bridesmaids. Marie & Charles made a Prince and Princess!
The outside world disappears when at Riviera Mansion. With the immense greenery surrounding and shrouding, your big day will feel entirely secluded. With roses of creams and pinks, a few Autumn notes were paired in with the bouquets and centerpieces. Only a few petals and aisle-chair florals needed for ceremony decor and the I-Do's were done!
Hanging wrought iron chandeliers gave soft glow for the couple to dance the night away. Guests' names were assigned at the reception in wine corks among dozens of antique books. Marie might have been ready to kick up her heels, but we swooped in and displayed them with the guest book to soften the wooden tones around the space. We were especially fond of the couple's cake topper, perfectly placed on the bottom tier to attract the eye. Congratulations, sweet Marie & Charles, on your best day ever!
Special thanks to our partnering venue and vendors: