Heather and Brian said “I Do” in one of our favorite Brooklyn wedding venues, The Green Building. As if that didn’t make us love it enough, I’ve become totally smitten not only with their amazing photographer, Zorz Studios, but with this endearingly sweet couple themselves. The moments captured at their wedding, particularly the ceremony, are some of the most heartfelt I’ve ever seen.
Heather, who worked at the same company as Brian but never met him until a corporate event brought them together, got ready at the Wythe Hotel, which made for a gorgeous backdrop for her and her bridesmaids. It was also there that she got to open a gift from Brian, a locket with a photo of her and her mother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and was physically unable to attend the wedding.
After a first look in front of the Manhattan skyline, the couple just missed the pouring rain as they made their way to Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park for more once-in-a-lifetime photos. The ceremony and reception at The Green Building that followed was equally as splendid, as you can see below.
View the pics from their gorgeous real wedding and read more from Bride Heather on what this day meant to them. Thanks again to the happy couple for sharing, and for Zorz Studios for their amazing work.
For the ceremony, Heather wore a gorgeous lace mermaid gown which she found at The Bridal Garden, a not-for-profit bridal boutique in New York City in which all proceeds benefit education for disadvantaged children. “It was awesome to know my purchase went to such a terrific cause! I bought it off the rack and it fit me almost perfectly!” says the bride.
Paying homage to the speakeasy theme, guests took home little bottles of whiskey as wedding favors.
“The rabbi read our vows of why we wanted to marry each other, the touching vows Brian wrote brought me to tears and my favorite part during the ceremony was when Brian reached over to wipe my tears away,” says Heather. “I am Jewish and Brian Protestant, so we decided to fuse our backgrounds by incorporating an Irish ‘hand-fasting’ and a stomping of the glass, both beautiful traditions and incredibly sentimental.”
After the dinner, dancing, and cake we ended with a food truck by Wafels & Dinges which was a huge hit!
Photographer: Zorz Studios//Makeup Artist: Marlena Singh Makeup Artistry//Favors and Gifts: Pope Liquors//Hair Stylist: Pravana Hair Studio//Caterer: Purslane Catering//Location: Wythe Hotel//Floral Designer: Boos Floral Showcase//Equipment Rentals: Broadway Party Rentals//Bakery: CMNY Cakes//Linens and Coverings: For Your Party//Photo Booth Equipment: Good Times PB//Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Hugo Boss//Bridesmaid Dresses: Jenny Yoo Collection//Cinema and Video: Kiss The Bride Films//Officiant: Michael Ehrlich//Shoes: Miu Miu//Event Planner: Parties N All LLC//Jewelry: Rent the Runway//DJ: Rhythm of the Night Entertainment//Groomsman Attire: The Black Tux//Dress Store: The Bridal Garden//Reception Venue: The Green Building//Cake Designer: Wafels and Dinges//Invitation Designer: Wedding Paper Divas//