Great Gatsby

A Super Glamorous, Super Glitzy and Utterly Fantastic Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding

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I truly aspire to live more like all of the life I see emanating from this photograph... 
There's glitz, there's glam, there's glitz + glam, and there's a fantastic vintage typewriter worthy of obsession! Seriously, I love that Jaclyn + Matthew incorporated all of this fucking cool "glizam" into their wedding day. And, bridey, this pic is only the beginning! Just wait until you scroll down and see the bridesmaids dresses! OMFG. And, I write that with pure JOY not JUDGEMENT. They are incredible and sparkly, and totally glamorous! PLUS, all of the girls are wearing the most sensational headpieces! I swear I'm just waiting for them to start dancing like the Rockettets! 

But, beyond the butterfly-inducing details that make my wedding planner stomach go cray, this wedding is about two beautiful people (high school sweethearts!) celebrating the next step in their lives. And, it's clear to anybody viewing this post that these two are enjoying their wedding day to the fullest, and THAT, more than anything else, is worth aspiring to... Enjoy!

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WOW! Captivating bouquet without being too flashy! 

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I mean... It really doesn't get much cuter (and, is it wrong that I would TOTALLY rock the same dresses as those toddlers?!!)...

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Jaclyn, Jaclyn, Jaclyn... WOW! Just wow! You look stunning! That dress is EVERYTHING! And, I love how your dad is completely enamored by you.

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YAAAAASSS!!! Matthew, you are rockin' that white tux!

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SHUT the fuck up with the dresses, right? I'm seriously waiting to see them kick their legs!

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This is a tough one... Dive into the champagne above or the delicious cake below? Decisions...

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Lovin' the font on the menu cards...

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Yes please! I want one of everything! Or maybe two! Or anything with sugar!

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Sing it girl!!!

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J+M, thank you for sharing your amazing wedding with Bitchless Bride! We are all better people because of it!

Industry Peeps:

PhotographerRob Sigler Photography
Cinema + Video: Phenomenon Events & Production
Tuxedo + Mens Attire: Kenneth Cole
Groomsman Attire: Calvin Klein
Floral Designer: Francesca's Floral Design
Reception Venue: The Hotel Lafayette

Super Stylish Sunday ~ A Great Gatsby OBSESSED Photo Shoot

Brideys, you are about to be blinded by this absolutely brilliant Great Gatsby photo shoot. Seriously. Turn off your phone (c'mon, just for a short while), shut the door, and allow yourself to be taken back to the 1920s with all of it's grandeur and elegance. Savor these sublime photographs, and perhaps even get some marvelous ideas for your wedding too!

A few words about this fantastic shoot: "The inspiration for this shoot came from that most opulent and glamorous Gatsby era, the inimitable 1920’s. The vision was to create marvelous scenes reminiscent of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s most notorious work. Full of grandeur and historic character, The Society Room of Hartford served as the perfect venue providing architectural drama and elegant interiors. We selected a rich jewel tone palette accented with silver and gold to create an overall majestic ambiance. This was further accomplished by the luxurious details styled by Dani Fine Photography, Tony Palmieri of Datura: A Modern Garden, Geoffrey Ecker and Kia Martinson of General Eclectic. Palmieri also designed gorgeous arrangements and custom bouquets to compliment each look worn by the models."

More details about these photographs: "The Dani Fine Photography team conceptualized, styled and photographed this remarkable shoot. What really made this shoot unusual was the collaborative effort to source genuine antiques from this period. We wanted to underscore the luxury, excess and utter beauty of the time by incorporating some authentic pieces. General Eclectic was a terrific resource to that end. Additionally we also had an amazing vintage dress provided by Tova’s Vintage Shop and a myriad of lavish jewels and other accessories provided by a variety stylists and experts."

If you know me at all, then you KNOW how I feel about cake, and this one? Fucking astonishing! The color pallet, the jewels and the styling alone blow me away!

Fantasy Friday ~ Great Gatsby Inspired Styled Shoot

I am freaking out over this shoot. Like completely freaking the fuck out! Seriously, these photographs are absolutely stunning. The amazingly bright green tables, the perfect red rose, the gold... All mixed with this cool ass couple? Rockin'... I mean... Can you imagine if there was sound to go with this shoot? I can hear it, can you? 

Brideys, if you are looking for a themed, beautiful and amazingly colorful wedding, then scroll down and breath in these GORGEOUS photographs. Please notice the attention to detail, the perfectly coordinated pallet and the kick ass cake (of course)!

I always love seeing the gold flatware, but honestly, I'm totally distracted by how magnetic this couple is! It's just not fair to be that perfect, right? I mean, c'mon! Not too mention that fantastically exquisite headpiece she's wearing so magnificently.

Look at this table! It's dazzling! Isn't that menu lovely? 

I just died and went to heaven. Totally breathtaking.