Bohemian Wedding in Charleston with Spanish Moss: Honna + Patrick

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Honna + Patrick wanted a low-key, outdoor wedding with a bohemian feel in their favorite city: Charleston, South Carolina! I love Honna’s gorgeous Claire Pettibone gown and pretty fishtail braid. And wait until you see the giant tree they were married under with so much lovely spanish moss!

“We brought elements of our hometowns (including soil from Riceville, TN and Rogersville, AL) and incorporated them into our unity symbol. We each poured the soil into a potted jade plant and poured water from the Ashley River there on the plantation. Patrick also had cufflinks made for the groomsmen that reflected where they each were from. The groom’s cufflinks bore the image of a magnolia (MS state flower) and a yellow hammer (state bird of AL). Our awesome Reverend (Peter Lanzillotta) allowed us to put our own beliefs and traditions into a very personal ceremony. We were so blessed that so many of our friends and family were willing to make the trip to take part in our destination wedding and ‘buddymoon’.”

Big thanks to Simply Bloom Photography for sending this one my way and congrats to Honna + Patrick!

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Processional: Ashokan Farewell – Jay Ungar

Recessional: Paradise – Coldplay

First Dance: Green Eyes – Coldplay

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Honna: Walking down the aisle with my dad looking out at all our family and friends with Patrick waiting for me by the river under the oak tree. I couldn't help but get emotional.

Patrick: Walking into the reception and hearing the band announce us as Mr. and Mrs. Bryan for the first time.

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bride and groom

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Enjoy the time with all your family and friends. For us it was so amazing to have all our favorite people in one place at the same time. Soak up all the love. And definitely invest in photography and cinematography. You won't be sorry that you did.

photography: Simply Bloom Photography // venue: Runnymede Plantation, Vendue Inn Rooftop Charleston, South Carolina // event design, planning, florals: Ooh Events // wedding dress: Claire Pettibone ‘Kristene‘ from Kelly’s Closet // hairpieces: Sakura Halo from BHLDN // shoes: Ivanka Trump ‘Pepin’ Sandal // hair: Tanesha Dupree // makeup: Pamela Lesch Makeup // groom suit: Brooks Brothers Fitzgerald suit // paper goods: Vintage Invites // catering: Vendue Inn Library // cake: Bakehouse Charleston // music: Ceremony by Other Brotherent, Reception by Charleston Groove Factory // reverend: Peter Lanzilotta

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  1. Love the feel of this wedding! Beautiful! Stunning images!

  2. WOW! absolutely stunning! love every single photo here!

  3. So beautiful, love that dress…and those of the bridesmaids & flower girls!

  4. Any idea on where to get a similar head band? I LOVE the one she is wearing… it’s simple and elegant. Other gold wire head pieces on etsy seem really bulky in comparison.

  5. Beautiful! I would LOVE to know where you found your flower girl dresses?!

  6. oh this wedding is beautiful. love the bride’s hair, makeup and dress. she looks gorgeous.

  7. Our brides are always SO gorgeous! Everything looks beautiful! We totally LOVE our job <3

  8. The youngest girls got theirs from the Gap and the older girls from JCrew :)

  9. So beautiful!! The photographs are beautiful, the one with the bride and the moss tree is gorgeous!

  10. Simply Bloom always does an amazing job! Such angelic wedding photos.


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