Modern and colorful LA wedding: Leila + Erik

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Millwick wedding

Morning friends! It’s feeling like a two wedding kinda day here at 100LC, so after you peruse L + E’s, as documented by Max Wanger of Max & Friends, be sure to pop back in later for another SoCal wedding. As for Leila and Erik? Their nuptials were full of vibrant, creative elements and little rule breaking, which makes for a pretty good celebration at Millwick, if you ask us! See what we mean:

Welcome sign


Modern Millwick LA wedding

The design details, c/o RO & Co. EventsA traditional white wedding would not do for this fun-loving, trend-setting, modern day couple. Instead we chose a bright color palette and lively florals mixed with modern geometric patterns set against the backdrop of abundant greenery at the industrial event space, Millwick. Not ones for tradition, Leila and Erik walked each other down the aisle while their guests, pausing from the pre-ceremony cocktail party that was already underway, turned to face the ceremony while continuing to relax in their cozy lounge vignettes.

Monique Lhuillier wedding dress

Wedding invitations

Peony wedding bouquet

So yeahhhh… Is it spring yet? Honey & Poppies can do no wrong.

Wedding ceremony

Wedding ring

Wedding flowers

Modern seating chart

This seating chart by Prim & Pixie came with a surprise: Leila says, Erik insisted on having polaroid pictures of each of the guests included with each escort card. It was such a project, but it ended up being such a surprise for everyone—people still talk about it. We went through all of our old pictures and picked out pictures of each guest and had them printed as Polaroids. They ended up being a good reminder of old memories and fun ways for guests to introduce themselves to each other.

Wedding flowers

Cocktail napkins

Modern Millwick LA wedding

Modern Millwick LA wedding

E + L went wedding dress shopping together, and he picked out her Monique Lhuillier ceremony gown while she chose the Bo & Luca reception dress. Shopping together was one of their fave memories leading up to the big day, too!

Modern Millwick LA wedding

Bar menu

Modern place setting

Modern place setting

Stunning table alert. Other fun parts of the day included the mezze station from Haute Chefs, whiskey tasting station by Pharmacie, and a cotton candy cart Erik surprised Leila with.

Modern tablescape

Wedding cake

And a bit of advice from Leila: 1) plan early, 2) don’t take on too many DIY projects, and 3) don’t let yourself get overwhelmed by advice from others and end up with elements you aren’t completely crazy about in your wedding.

*Heads nodding in agreement.* Cheers to the happy couple!

Photographer: Max Wanger of Max & Friends / Venue: Millwick / Event Design & Planning: RO & Co. Events / Florals: Honey & Poppies / Hair & Makeup: Theresa Huang Makeup & Hair / Invitations, Event Day Paper, & Signage: Prim & Pixie / Dessert: Susie Cakes & Sweet Treats Cotton Candy / Catering: Haute Chefs Los Angeles / Bar: Pharmacie / Decor: Bramble Workshop / Rentals: borrowed BLU & Classic Party Rentals, & Circa Vintage Rentals / Photobooth: Smilebooth / DJs: DJ Evil Dee & Rob Swift / Valet: White Label Valet / Bride’s Ceremony Dress: Monique Lhuillier / Reception Dress: Bo & Luca / Shoes: Manolo Blahnik / Accessories/Jewelry: Heidi Gibson / Groom’s Suit: Paul Smith / Shoes: Barneys / Bowtie: Tom Ford / Hair+Makeup: Tokiko Inoue for Theresa Huang Studio

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