Wednesday, January 01, 2014

A Black Tie Wedding Affair in Naples, Florida

Some weddings are just grander than others in the most wonderful ways.  Not that any wedding is better than the next of course!  The aesthetic at this wedding was simply STUNNING.  Lori & her mom wanted a beautiful blush pink sophisticated, elegant and wow wedding ceremony and reception, and that's what they got.   

Lori and Jason's letterpress wedding invitations, with lavender accents.  Can't help but love the rings too.

 All of the out of town guests were given welcome bags with letter-pressed welcome tags 

 Lori hung her breathtaking wedding dress on her personalized hanger for this bridal gown portrait.

 Lace, lace, and more lace! The bride wore a bright white dress with a strapless sweetheart neckline for her big day.  We love that Aaron took this traditional pre-ceremony portrait of Lori with her bouquet.

 The gorgeous bridal bouquet was blush pink peonies with crystal accents.

 At a Jewish wedding, the bride and groom sip from the wedding Kiddush cup of wine.
This sanctifies the joy and abundance of the Jewish wedding ceremony.

 The Ketubah is a special type of prenuptial agreement. It is considered a integral part of any traditional Jewish marriage, and outlines the rights and responsibilities of the groom, in relation to the bride. This beauty is laser cut and one of the  most beautiful and delicate I have ever seen.

 Jason, you may kiss your bride! The draped chuppah above the bride, groom and their parents was covered with white hydrangea flowers.

 The cold sea food display table had a beautiful monogrammed iced carving.  As usual, it was devoured in minutes.  Everyone loves a great seafood display with shrimp, crab, oysters and lobster.

 Each place setting included a dinner menu tucked into the napkin atop of the gold beaded charger and a monogrammed chocolate confection.

 The head table was covered in lush centerpieces of peonies, roses, hydrangea, calla lilies and vibernum with rose petals.

Gorgeous blush roses in between each of the 5 tiers of this incredible wedding cake.
This masterpiece is the work of none other than the fabulous Kakes by Karen

 These photos symbolize the four generations of Lori and Jason's families, which was displayed at the wedding reception in honor of their parents, grandparents, and great grandparents! 

 Hello gorgeous! This reception decor is perfect for a black tie wedding.

 The design included gold chivari chairs with gold satin pads, sheer blush chair jackets & twirl ruffle sashes! 

You can see the happiness in the room during this traditional Jewish dance, the Hora, which was captured beautifully by Aaron Lockwood! Aaron did such a great job photographing this wedding, that you can see more of this wedding over at Weddings Illustrated.

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