By now, it’s a fact; KV is crazy about themed weddings! So when we received today’s submission, I couldn’t wait to share the themed goodness with you all! This Winter In New York themed wedding is gorgeous to the details (and color selection – shades of purple!) and we have Vanessa Joy Photography to thank for the proof in photo perfection!
About the Winter In New York Themed Wedding
When: February 2015 | Color: Purple, Silver | Theme: Winter, New York
Christopher and Lauryn wanted to infuse New York into their winter wedding. The gorgeous look started off with their escort cards which looked like the New York Metrocards – the NY subway’s train ticket! The front told the guests what table they were sitting at, which was named with a street of importance to the couple, and when you turned it over it explained why.
Their table numbers were New York City street signs, their first dance was to “Baby It’s Cold Outside” which was accompanied by indoor snow. Lauryn’s father made their beautiful wedding cake, topped with two penguins, and her “something old” was two wedding photos of her grandparents on their wedding days which she had fastened to her bouquet.
The final surprise of the night was a grilled cheese food truck, Gorilla Cheese, for our guests to have a late night snack before they left for the evening.
About the Couple – The Proposal
“Chris and I met working for the same television production company in Manhattan. Early one week on the way to work, Chris told me that he was going to take me out on a date that Friday night. I had no clue where, he just told me what to wear.After a long week of trying to figure the details out, Friday came and he took me to our favorite steakhouse, The Palm.
We [over]ate an amazing meal, and I remained absolutely clueless to what was about to come. Chris got the car and picked me up out front of the restaurant. He suggested driving through our old neighborhood in the Financial District, sort of like a walk down “memory lane” on our way hometo Brooklyn. As we drove past certain landmarksfrom the beginning of our relationship, I started to reminisce and bring up memories we had.
Chris pulled the car over and suggested we get out to walk after such a big dinner. We walked along the water by the South Street Seaport and I continued to talk about our past dates, reminding him about a different memory we had in the area after each step. We approached a bench overlooking the water that a few years prior, was the location of one of our most memorable nights – sitting on that bench, looking out at the water, spending the night talking and falling in love.
Once we got there, Chris gave me a kiss and told me how much he loved me. I, still oblivious to what was going on, told him I loved him too and continued on about how beautiful the Brooklyn bridge looked. When I turned back to look at Chris, he was on his knee!” – Lauryn
Wedding Planning Advice
“Our advice for future couples planning their wedding would be to stay organized and always be one step ahead of your “to do” list! As long as you stay a step ahead, those pesky last minute details are less stressful when they come up. Also, continue to remind yourselves of the importance of this beautiful time in your lives and that it will go by in a flash, so relish every moment!” – Lauryn
Photographer: Vanessa Joy Photography//Tuxedo and Mens Attire: BLACK by Vera Wang//Bridesmaid Dresses: Dessy Group//Reception Venue: Maritime Parc//Cinema and Video:Matt Koza//Makeup Artist:Melissa D’Aloia and Co//Floral Designer: Petals Premiere//Dress Designer: Pronovias//Invitation Designer:Rock my Invitees//DJ: SCE//