Real Wedding: Andrea + Wes’ San Diego Wedding

I have a perfect San Diego wedding to share with you all today! Andrea, the bride, is on the design team for Miss Me + Wes is a vendor for all sorts of amazing surf companies so you can just imagine their wedding was the perfect mix of style and the beach. The super sweet Jill Thomas shared their photos with me and I love the mix of color and black & white photos she captured. Andrea was also a fan of reading Green Wedding Shoes while she was planning, so that makes me even more excited to share their lovely day here – thanks Andrea!

bride with black shoes

I LOVE her dress!  Of course it is Vera Wang! Bought from Bliss Bride in Del Mar. Veil is also Vera Wang. Shoes by Fendi and Makeup by Jeannie Jeffries of Couture Beauty Team. Wes’ suit is from H&M and his tie is from Urban Outfitters – super stylish groomsmen! :)

groomsmen suspenders

black and white wedding photo

bridal party black dresses

Bridesmaid’s dresses are MM Couture by Miss Me. Gorgeous florals by Brenda Davis-Landini.

bridal bouquet white

bride and groom beach

wedding photography jill thomas

Their reception took place at the lovely Darlington House in La Jolla, CA.

darlington house wedding

wedding place card table

I love that they used some of their GORGEOUS engagement photos throughout  the reception area.

vintage books wedding

family style wedding dining

wedding reception outdoor

wedding first dance

wedding cake

darlington house wedding

Thanks so much Andrea + Wes for sharing your gorgeous day with us. Best wishes to you both! Thanks also to Jill for letting me share your amazing photography again. Jill Thomas is based in San Diego and available for travel world wide.

photography: Jill Thomas // videographer: Serendipity videography // day of coordinator: Heather from Amorology // wedding dress: Vera Wang bought from Bliss Bride in Del Mar,CA  // music: High Energy DJ Paul Peterson // catering: Personal Touch Dining // makeup: Jeannie Jeffries of Couture Beauty Team // venue: Darlington House in La Jolla, CA

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  1. Thanks so much for sharing our wedding! It is so special to be on your blog for a few reasons…. :) GWS is actually the VERY first blog I ever visited!! and from there, I began following Jill’s work. Even though I went to highschool with Jill, I had no idea she was the one behind the camera until about a month after following her blog! At that time she was living on the East Coast, and a week before we were engaged, she announced that she would be moving to San Diego! Everything was just perfect and meant to be :) And I have Green Weddings Shoes to thank for all of the lovely inspiration that went into our wedding.
    Thanks so much Jen + Jill


  2. absolutely stunning. all of it! love jill thomas’ work and the bride’s dress is so gorgeous. can’t go wrong with vera wang. also love the detail on the bridesmaids dresses!

  3. beautiful. love her dramatic make-up and the long tables :)

  4. This wedding is beautiful. The bride’s dress is *gorgeous* The bride and her bridesmaids looked absolutely stunning. I love that they went for it with their makeup! :)

  5. Her dress is amazing! Love the table decor as well!!

  6. There is classic and then there is black and white with a hint of color classic. Lovely wedding. Sweet decor.

  7. Such a sweet wedding! What great memories for me too…My hubby and I were married at the Darlington House!

  8. what stunning bride! ooh and I love the shutters ;) very elegant wedding! I adore this blog, come here every day

  9. It is a fabulous beach-themed wedding.I love the stunning wedding settings and the bride is chic.What’s more,the groomsmen are handsome.

  10. Amazingly beautiful pictures! And you’re right to be in love with the dress: it’s gorgeous!

  11. We catered this one! It was just as beautiful in person as it is in the photos. I hope you don’t mind if I link to this post on our blog!

    p.s. would you mind adding us to the vendor list?

  12. Does anyone know what the amazing-looking flowers are behind the couple in the photo where the groom is holding the bouquet? They are awesome!

  13. Sarah- Those are succulents :)

  14. what a beautiful wedding!!

    I LOVE the shutters. where can i buy something like that??


  15. The dress, venue, everything looks so put together.

  16. Beautiful wedding, anyone know what church it is?

  17. I love the inspirations of many ideas over here. My wedding will be in Brazil, but with international ideas.
    Thank you!!

  18. I know this was last year, but if the bride sees this – I think this wedding is amazing, and you looked stunning! I am getting married at Darlington House in October, and I would really love to know who did your lighting, and how you figured out seating, as it looks fab!…Thanks so much!

  19. I photographed a wedding in San Diego last weekend, the bridesmaid wore black and they all looked great and made the Bridesmaid really stand out! wedding photography san diego . The bride looks stunning also!

  20. Absolutely beautiful! I love those shoes. I need to know where those came from!! Gorgeous wedding.


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