Modern vintage California wedding: Eunice + Dan

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If weddings are a indicator of a couple’s personality, then Eunice + Dan are classy, know-how-to-get-down, fashionable people that had an incredible team of vendors back them up in throwing one gorgeous celebration. Studio Castillero, Sitting in a Tree, The Floral Lab, just to name a few. “Modern/vintage” were the two words Eunice used to sum up the entire feel they were going for, and their venue, the Estancia Hotel, fit that contradiction perfectly. It allowed them to keep a balance between soft and strong, east coast and west, rustic and urban with touches of their Korean heritage here and there. Weddings like this remind us how much we love our job. You’ll know what we mean once you sneak a peek at her Jenny Packham dress and coral bridesmaid dresses – stunning.

modern vintage california wedding

The wonderful Rachelle from Wiley Valentine worked her magic on their invitations. E + D created a custom design using deep pinks with a modern and soft charcoal grey. The envelopes had a burst of energy in the liners and cards were double printed. They saved a few dollars by not getting them letterpressed and still wow’d guests with the contemporary look and feel of the suite.

modern vintage california wedding

modern vintage california wedding

I tried on a lot of wedding dresses throughout my search, but the second I tried on Jenny Packham‘s EDEN dress, I couldn’t get the vision of the dress out of my head. It was the perfect non-wedding dress that I had always wanted. I loved the intricate beadwork and the gorgeous little sleeves…it just felt very me.  Because the dress had so much dimension, I kept the rest of my look simple.  A very, very light gold Christian Louboutin peep-toe with a bit of fabric twisting up the heel and art deco earrings from BHDLN.

modern vintage california wedding

Dan, you win for cutest smile from a groom ever!

modern vintage california wedding

We haven’t even got to the details and this wedding is already leaving us speechless. Just look at those bridesmaid dresses with an exposed zipper!

modern vintage california wedding

modern vintage california wedding

modern vintage california wedding

modern vintage california wedding

modern vintage california wedding

Sitting in a Tree Events brought in vintage lockers to give the rustic estancia an urban city feel, personalized graphic placemats and candles to warm up the ballroom, giving it that hip and romantic dinner party feel. The flowers, blush dahlias, pink peonies and peach English tea roses, were no less heavenly with creations by The Floral Lab.

modern vintage california wedding

modern vintage california wedding

modern vintage california wedding

modern vintage california wedding

The dapper and talented DJ Austin Hendrix brought the house down with an amazing mix. During dinner, he rocked their favorite bands – the XX, the Postal Service, Death Cab for Cutie, Phoenix, and Broken Bells. Their first dance was Adele’s “Make You Feel My Love” and the rest of their wedding reception was a mashup medley of classic 90’s hits and Glee songs!

They kept the dance party going with a little late night MIHO Gastrotruck, serving up nostalgic food from E + D’s favorite cities.

modern vintage california wedding

Congrats Eunice + Dan!

Photography: Studio Castillero / Venue: Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa / Event and Design: Sitting in a Tree Events / Florist: The Floral Lab / DJ: DJ Austin Hendrix / Desserts:  Cupcake Squared & mini pies from Sweet and Saucy Shop / Hair and makeup: 10.11 Makeup / Catering: Estancia La Jolla and MIHO Gastrotruck / Officient: Reverend Samuel S. Yun / Rentals: Classic Party Rentals and Archive Rentals / Bride’s dress: Jenny Packham (Eden dress) / Groom’s suit: Valentino / Tie + shoes: Ferragamo / Bridesmaid dresses: TOPSHOP

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carter & cook on Nov 30, 2011

cute, cute, cute everyone! great photos studio castillero!

10.11 Makeup on Nov 30, 2011

I could sit and stare at these photos allllll day!

Victoria on Nov 30, 2011

Gorgeous wedding. And such a beautiful dress.

CN on Nov 30, 2011

AWESOME style! I knew that was a JP dress the moment I saw it. Can't wait to try a few on. You said it perfectly, "It was the perfect non-wedding dress that I had always wanted." The whole wedding is gorgeous.

Ania on Nov 30, 2011

I love it. especially sweetheart table, it looks amazing. Flower arangements are BOMB.COM. Love the table decor set up. And the desert table love it. and the food truck the best idea ever. Studio Castillero did great job!

Rachel on Nov 30, 2011

YAAAY! Thanks so much for the feature! Eunice and Dan were the sweetest people EVER....and the team of vendors was AWESOME! Thank you again, such an honor. :)

Leigh Anne on Nov 30, 2011

I first met with Eunice in Brooklyn over coffee and then got to see her on her wedding day in SoCal. It was such a pleasure designing the florals for her wedding. The whole team behind the scenes are amazing. I'm so grateful to work alongside such talent and I thank 100 layer cake for showing off this sweet couple and wonderful vendors.

Megan on Nov 30, 2011

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these!!!! This is one All start team!! :D

chandra ~ oh lovely day on Nov 30, 2011

what a fun wedding. love the styling, love the b'maids dresses, and esp. love the bride's gown. it is all so gorg!

Molly Legut on Nov 30, 2011

And Jenny Packham does it again. What a fairy tale dress.

bridal girl on Dec 1, 2011

Love the style of the wedding and the bridesmaids dresses are cute. Thanks for posting such a happy event.

Nathalie on Dec 1, 2011

I've been eying that Jenny Packham dress for months ... Eunice, if you ever want to sell it, drop me a line!

Chloe on Dec 1, 2011

Oh my. That dress! I love that Jenny Packham. Beautifully toned photos too.

Eden on Dec 1, 2011

The bride's dress is lovely!

Jessie on Dec 2, 2011

That dress is GORGEOUS, and the wedding looks so sweet and fun! Love it.

Jacquelyn on Dec 2, 2011

The ladies are so cute! And that dessert table is making me want to throw an ultra fun party right this minute!

sedona wedding studio on Dec 3, 2011

we LOVE that dress! the photography is spot on capturing the details but also the emotion of the wedding... beautifully done! congrats to the fabulous couple!

Sally @ ourdreamlives on Dec 6, 2011

This is one of the most fun and stylish weddings I've ever seen on here... ever!!

Bruidsreportage on Dec 8, 2011

Breathtaking wedding pictures!

Weddingpics on Dec 19, 2011

Wow! I'm in love with your dress.It is absolutely gorgeous on you. Awesome pictures as well since that is what keeps your beautiful wedding real everyday. Congratulations!

real wedding invitations on Jan 31, 2012

Wow! I’m really in love with your dress

The Eden Dress on Apr 21, 2012

Gorgeous dress!

Nina on Oct 11, 2012

Stunning Dress! I am actually looking to buy this very JP Eden dress in Platinum/Gold. Eunice do you still have it? Do you want to sell it? I'd be very interested in buying it from you or any other JP Bride out there! Please contact me! arias.nina@gmail.com Gorgeous Wedding! Congrats!

Derica Idocks on Mar 15, 2013

All sorts of cute gorgeousness! Thank you for posting a wedding that shows how truly fun they can be! All the details just reinforce the fun of this delightful couple. Great job to all involved.

kenny sang on Jun 22, 2015

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