Ace Hotel wedding in New Orleans: Jasmine + Alain Part 1

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Wedding first look

Morning, friends! Today is a very special day here at the 100LC HQ because we get to finally share the recap of Jasmine and Alain’s incredible New Orleans wedding. You might recognize this sweet pair as the winners of the completely Free Wedding Contest with Ace Hotel New Orleans and Yeah Weddings! and The Nouveau Romantics. While most couples take a year to plan a wedding, these two trusted the team to bring their vision to life, including their modern, elegant wedding fashion. Here in part 1 of their wedding, we’ve got all the deets behind the wedding party’s looks:

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Wedding first look

First up, a little background on Jasmine + Alain’s wedding style… Two Brooklynites that share a love of film, their wedding drew from their Haitian and African roots to create a colorful and elegant celebration in the heart of NOLA. There’s a long history of vibrant and energetic folk art from Haiti, and we took the color palette from a modern piece by Dieudonné Cédor that grounded Jasmine’s love for purple and Alain’s love of yellow while adding shades of melon, ochre, sienna, and deeper plum.  

Wedding first look

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The groom had a clear vision for a modern light grey suit that Bindle & Keep brought to life in a refined, elegant way. Jasmine wore a fitted, trumpet Allure gown.

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Bridal Bouquet

The talented Kim Starr Wise was behind the wedding florals, adding in those pops of melon + deep plum mentioned above.

Bridal jewelry

Allure Bridal gown

Bridal hairstyle

Bold, elegant jewelry and accessories complemented the beaded gown, along with makeup by Biba Isla Boutique Salon.

Bride style

Bride style

Groom style

Alain’s groomsmen wore complementary charcoal suits a la The Black Tux, paired with pin-spotted bowties and suspenders.

Grooms Boutonnière

Winter bridal bouquet

Flower girl dress

Their cutie flower girls flaunted Olive & Fern dresses.

Groom style

Purple bridesmaid dresses

And lastly, you’re probably wondering about the bridal party, right? Given J’s love of purple, these floor-length dusty lilac bridesmaid dresses from Weddington Way were a no-brainer.

Purple bridesmaids dresses

Bridal jewelry

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Ready to see the rest of Jasmine + Alain’s NOLA nuptials?! Check back later this morning for the main event!

Photography: Yeah Weddings / Videography: Shark Pig / Venue, Food, & Alcohol: Ace Hotel New Orleans / Planning & Event Design: Elizabeth of The Nouveau Romantics / Flowers: Kim Starr Wise / Paper Goods: Minted / Cake: Chasing Wang / DJ: The Flashdance / Photobooth: Smilebooth / Rentals: Distressed Rentals & Revival / Linens: La Tavola Linen / Chair Rentals: Just Ask Rentals / Décor: Creative Candles / Officiant: LaToya Papillion-Herr of Waning Moon Weddings / Barber: Parker Barber / Bride’s Makeup: Biba Isla Boutique Salon / Bridal Party Makeup: Midori Makeup Artistry / Bridal Party Salon: Embodyment Salon / Bridal Gown: Allure Bridal / Bridesmaid Dresses & Robes: Weddington Way / Flower Girl Dresses: Olive & Fern / Groom’s Suit: Bindle & Keep / Groom’s Accessories: The Black Tux / Groomsmen Suits: The Black Tux / Ring Bearer Bowties & Suspenders: BowTieFun / Guestbook: Claire Magnolia / Bride & Groom Sunglasses: Coco & Breezy / Coffee: Stumptown / NOLA Bag: Apolis / Bride & Groom T-Shirts: Wildfang

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