This Rooftop Wedding Overlooking New York City’s Skyline Is Leaving Us SO Inspired!

NYC Modern Rooftop Wedding Inspiration

New York City is stunning at all times of the year. But there’s something about summers in New York that are a bit more magnetic than other places. This summer rooftop wedding overlooking Manhattan’s iconic skyline is an incredibly romantic and memorable way to get married! 

Event designers For the Good Events teamed up with the planners and photographers behind Jankun Styled Shoots to create this epic wedding inspiration at The Bordone LIC. The main draw here was the stunning floral arrangements created by Tame Florals. With a vendor list this jam-packed and talented, the result is guaranteed to be amazing.

Modern and Fun

modern black and white wedding invitation suite

We’re off to an amazing start with these wedding invitations by Velvet and Gold! Bold black and white fonts command an exciting presence to invited guests. Oh – and do you see how cute the wedding website is laid out?

white bow wedding heels

A classic choice for wedding heels? White silk! These beautiful wedding shoes will never go out of style.

Floral NYC wedding ceremony backdrop

NYC Modern Rooftop Wedding Inspiration

A clean, simplistic wedding dress is the perfect choice for brides looking to let their wedding day feel light and airy. But don’t let it fool you – there’s still a twist!

White Peony Wedding Bouquet

A blossoming bouquet of flowers will always be in style.

Summer Lovin’

NYC Modern Rooftop Wedding Inspiration

Your guests will be on cloud 9 being witness to your rooftop wedding in New York City. But if it’s not quite the venue for you, check out our top picks for the coolest wedding venues in the US!

NYC Modern Rooftop Wedding Inspiration

Off the shoulder two piece wedding dress

Surprise! This wedding dress by Scout Bridal is the perfect choice for simple brides who just need a little something to spice up their look. The cutout is perfectly placed to be visually interesting while not leaving you too exposed for comfort. 

white two piece wedding dress

NYC rooftop wedding reception

Black and white rooftop wedding reception decor

All black decor will never be a mistake. These layered black plates look impossibly chic, and even better with delicious food piled on top of it. To still keep things fresh and light, pair your table setting with a white tablecloth, a beige runner, and crystal clear glassware. Trust us – you can’t go wrong with this combo.

Tall floral wedding centerpieces

How do you compete with a skyscraper backdrop? Well…you don’t. You work with it! When ya can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. And in this case, that means decorating with sky-high centerpieces.

NYC Modern Rooftop Wedding Inspiration

NYC Modern Rooftop Wedding Inspiration

Without a doubt, this reception space is the perfect way to celebrate a couple deeply in love.

Witnesses to Love

Modern black and white wedding seating chart

Signage, signage, signage! Seating charts, timelines, and intro signs are little details that bring so much personality into a wedding. These custom designs by Velvet and Gold are a modern minimalist bride’s dream.

Modern black and white wedding seating chart

floral acrylic wedding cake stand

The grand finale? An absolutely immaculate cake display! Acrylic stands give the cake height and grandeur, while beautiful florals inside elevate decor to the next level.

Modern White Wedding Cake

Sweet, ruffly details are the icing on the cake (literally)! This skyline-centered wedding in New York is giving us major inspo, and we hope it did for you, too! Still looking for different wedding ideas? No problem! Maybe an elopement in Santorini or a colorful wedding in Joshua Tree is more your style. Either way, we’re here to help you throughout the entire wedding process.

Happy planning!

photography: Jordan Jankun Photography // venue name: The Bordone LIC, Long Island City, New York, USA // event design: For The Good Events // planning: Jankun Styled Shoots // florals: Tame Florals // wedding dress: Scout Bridal // wedding dress boutique: JJP Dress Rentals // bride's shoes: Bella Belle // hair stylist: Andria Tobey // makeup artist: Alana Schmidt // groom attire: ASOS // paper goods: Velvet and Gold // cake: Big Cake Mom // tabletop rentals: Broadway Party Rentals // linen rentals: Party Crush Studio // models: Yosmi Trinidad // jewelry: Tree Myriah