Intimate San Francisco Wedding: Jo + Cullen

This wedding is beautiful, intimate + simple. I think the simplicity of this wedding is what makes it so unique. Jo + Cullen are from Texas and have family scattered in different areas of the US. So they decided to all meet in San Francisco, a place Jo + Cullen love, for their wedding. They walked along the water near the Golden Gate talking and laughing. They walked until they landed in a spot they liked and then their family surrounded them + they exchanged their vows before the people who loved them most. Afterwards they walked to a favorite restaurant for dinner. They truly enjoyed every part of their day and nothing was rushed. Thanks so much to Ryan Ray for the gorgeous photos.

pink wedding shoes with bows

lace wedding dress

bills balls boutonniere

lace wedding dress

bride and groom in the woods

bride and groom before wedding


black and white wedding photos

bride in a lace wedding dress

intimate wedding on the beach

small wedding on the beach

small wedding on the beach

bride in a lace wedding dress

Congrats to Jo + Cullen for throwing a wedding that was so perfect for the two of you!

photography: Ryan Ray // wedding dress: Lela Rose // shoes: Valentino // makeup: Bianca Rubi // hair: Kelly Pace // groom attire: J Crew + Ben Sherman // florist: Plan Decor

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  1. love that is nice and clean and simple and intimate ♥

  2. So classy – what beautiful pictures and a beautiful couple.

  3. I just read this post and it touched my heart deeply. Jo and Cullen have beautiful hearts. All you really need is each other and family and friends.

  4. What a beautiful couple! I have never seen a dress with drape like hers–done in lace! I am in love!

  5. Wow. This is the most beautiful, romantic, and intimate wedding I have ever seen. I’m in love with it!

  6. Love that dress! It reminds me of the Monique Lhuilluier lace V-neck one, but simpler and summery. Gorgeous!

  7. I’m in love with the last photo especially! LOVE flair :)
    Well done!

    -Young photographer from South Africa

  8. Love this – their style is fantastic!

  9. so so very simple, but so gorgeous! love the photography, of course!

  10. Thanks for the wonderful feature Jen!! Thankful to be on your site!

  11. Wow, what an elegant and unique dress. Beautiful images.

  12. Very elegant photos… nice shots indeed!

  13. Someone pllllease tell me the style name or number of the dress. I love the doily type lace and plunge front. Must bookmark :)

  14. Fantastic photography, gorgeous couple, what a beautiful ceremony, love that dress!!!

  15. I have her shoes! Anne Klein. They are great. Beautiful wedding as usual!

  16. I absolutely love her birdcage veil! and the lighting in the last photo gives it such a whimsical feeling.

  17. Hi All!
    Im the lucky bride featured here! I saw a couple ladies were wondering about my dress. Here are the details!
    Lela rose – barn dress. It was purchase in Dallas at Warron Barron Bridal in Highland Park Village.
    Thanks so much for all the amazing comments. It really was the best day ever -thanks to my wonderful husband, amazing family and Ryan Ray, our photographer, who is a complete gem!

  18. Beautiful wedding dress by Lela Rose! Everything is just so natural and woodsy.

  19. Love the lace detail in this brides wedding gown.

  20. It was truly amazing and impressive to see Ryan work. What an beautiful person on the inside and out.
    The whole family thanks him for all his hard work in capturing my sister and new bother-in-law’s simply magical day.

  21. Love the dress. Trying to figure out if anyone knows what the name of it is called.

  22. Fantastic styling, gorgeous couple, what a beautiful ceremony, love that dress!


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