William Aiken House Wedding: Jess+ Justin

This anthropology inspired wedding was truly an eye catcher. Jess incorporated her own fun personal style into the entire design of the event.The wedding took place at the historical William Aiken House in downtown Charleston. The ceremony space was set up in front of the brick carriage house and an Indian inspired printed runner down the aisle for Jess to walk on as she entered the ceremony. 

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Jess' dress was boho chic with bits of lace on the upper bodice and shoulders. Her bouquet by Wild Flowers was a show stopper, with long limbs of ivy cascading down. Each bridesmaid picked their own dress to show off their individual flare, the combination was gorgeous!

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Upstairs the table sets were topped with gold flatware, and gold rimmed plates and glasses. The floral print napkin was complimented by an ivory menu card decorated with flowers. At the end of the night, Jess has the napkins wrapped with twine and given in sets of 8 to close family members and friends to remember the night.

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The bride + her dad started the traditional father daughter dance to "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong while the guests were crowded around the dance floor under the stars. To everyone's surprise, midway through the song Jess and her dad broke out into their own choreographed dance that they had rehearsed. It was a special treat for the guests, and illuminated the love between this dad and daughter pair.


The Emerald Empire Band  started to play Journey, "Don't Stop Believing" to finish out the night and send off the bride + groom. As the song was playing, colorful monogrammed tambourines were passed out to the guests, and this quickly became one of our most departures! The sweet couple were swept out onto King St. to continue the fun night with their family + friends.

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Vendors Who Made This Day Perfect:
Planning & Design: Pure Luxe Bride
Photography: Paige Winn
Venue: William Aiken House
Food & Beverage: Patrick Properties
Cake: Patrick Properties
Flowers: Wild Flowers Inc.
Rentals: Event Works
Lounge: Snyder
Hair & Make Up: Charlotte Belk