A Traditional Outdoor Lavender-Colored Destination Wedding in South Carolina
Laura and Tim
Ten months after Tim popped the question to Laura in the middle of Grand Central Terminal, the pair wed on South Carolina’s Kiawah Island Golf Resort, which--for the Manhattan couple--was a welcome escape from the bustle of the city. The island was a fitting choice for Laura and Tim, who had both vacationed there as kids. As they dreamed up their big day, the two brought in details from all chapters of their lives for a celebration that incorporated the best of the West Village with a dash of Southern comfort.
Laser-cut bands tied in the letterpressed invitations to the lilac, light blue, and blush-pink palette.
Lavender sprigs accented the groomsmen's suit jackets.
The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island set a gorgeous scene for the couple’s I do’s. (And, as movie buffs may recall, 2000’s The Legend of Baggar Vance.)
The couple exchanged vows in front of a rose-trellis arch.
Please be Seated
Laura took a note from her day job (she works for a jewelry company) and calligraphed table numbers inside named-tagged velvet jewelry boxes.
Mini menu booklets, which doubled as place cards, listed the evening's meals, including Southern hits like local redfish with Charleston succotash and filet of beef with Carolina Gold rice.
Wreaths of spray roses, ranunculus, and peonies adorned the couple's chairs.
Ceramic sheep grazed the resort's front lawn.
The bride's mother gave a 1950s cake topper to the couple and each 'maid.
Away We Go
Laura and Tim rode off in a friend’s 1929 Model A Ford decorated with calligraphed signage. “Tim’s father has the same car, so it was a bit sentimental,” Laura says.
Photography: Adrienne Page
Event Design, Decor, Flowers, and Planning: Tara Guerard Soiree
Location and Catering: The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Stationery: Lettered Olive
Videography: Artistic Eye Productions
Rentals: Snyder Event Rentals
Hair: Kristy Cuthbert with Velvet Salon
Makeup: Moore Make Up
Bridesmaid Dresses: Charlotte Brody
Menswear: Brooks Brothers