Vintage Metropolitan Building wedding: Lisa + Jim

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Beautifully classic, elegant, romantic… even the light is perfect. And the venue is insane. Lisa and Jim, picking the Metropolitan Building was a stroke of genius! And from what they’ve told us, it was a no brainer. They were instantly drawn to the little quirks and amazing pieces of antique furniture they could use throughout their wedding day. Plus it reminded them of Paris, a city they love and have spent time in together.












The flowers are gorgeous, the details simple but perfect. Lisa and Jim really thought every little piece of their day through and it shows, don’t you think? Oh and absolutely lovely photography by Ben of Weddings by Two. Shot on actual film, we might add.

Photography: Weddings by Two / Venue: The Metropolitan Building, Long Island City / Dress: Saison Blanche from Luly Yang in Seattle / Veil & Silk flowers: Bride’s Head Revisted / Flowers: Emily Thompson / Paper goods: Everything Studio / Cake and desserts: Ceci-Ceci Patisserie / Catering: The Metropolitan Building / Wine & Spirits: Astor Wines / DOC: Kate O’Donnell at Green Apple Weddings / Ring Bowl: Paloma’s Nest / Mustaches: something’s hiding in here / Vintage yellow cab: Peter Yannello / Film Cars

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Kathryn on Sep 15, 2009

I love the simple beauty of this - lovely!

Ivana on Sep 15, 2009

Very classy, vintage, with a touch of rustic! So, so pretty. I heart the cake & the flowers!

edyta szyszlo photo on Sep 15, 2009

stunning!! the chair portrait is to die for.

Kristen Nichols on Sep 16, 2009

Really beautiful, the lighting is simply gorgeous. A perfect wedding where I really get a feeling for the personalities of the couple.

Wedding Chicks on Sep 16, 2009

great taxi getaway! so fun!!

.Modern Vintage Bride on Sep 17, 2009

I love this wedding's perfect mix of vintage and urban elements - so beauful!

.Modern Vintage Bride on Sep 17, 2009

Ooops! I mean beautiful

Cindy Rhyes on Sep 17, 2009

Those are totally amazing. A classic style with elegant reception is truly fantastic. Even the views taken from their photographs give a memorable experience to Lisa and Jim.

Cookie Cutter on Sep 17, 2009

That shot with the stacks of chairs is so cool!

Chocolate Butterbean on Sep 17, 2009

What a gorgeous setting! Love that chandelier and those flowers!

Lauren on Sep 17, 2009

Beautiful, can I please live in that venue!!

Emily on Sep 22, 2009

Hello and great to see Lisa and Jim on 100 Layer Cake! I had the pleasure of designing their flowers and much of their decor, and it is a pleasure to revisit such a great wedding. We tried to strike a balance of formal and lush elements, without a hint of stuffiness.

Karen Wise on Sep 29, 2009

Pretty NY wedding! The Metropolitan Building's great, so many great nooks to use for photos and furniture as well. Love the snow and the get away cab outside. Beautiful flowers by Emily Thompson too!

rachel thomas on Feb 7, 2010

i love the bride's dress!

Winter Wedding Cakes on Mar 6, 2010

Very good job on the theme, first thing first. The wedding looks amazing.

Mary Coffey on Nov 1, 2010

What an amazing looking wedding, i love the dress. This is a great blog that i have bookmarked and will be back. Super good writing and layout.

sara on Dec 9, 2010

Have to say I love the flowers. They feel organic and antique... I think I'll have to steal the flower and teapot. beautiful.

Alyx on Apr 26, 2011

The bride's dress is gorgeous !!!

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