Wes Anderson inspired wedding: Leila + Chris

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Is this one of the most unique bouquets or what? (More on that later!) Chris + Leila’s Seattle wedding was such a rad blend of modern, rustic, industrial and even camp inspired. They love Wes Anderson films and managed to incorporate the perfect balance of his style in their décor, with an added air of romance of course. It goes without saying that Ryan Flynn Photography was a most ideal fit for their vibe!

Wes Anderson inspired wedding

Blue grooms suit

Wedding rings

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We had festive décor that was inspired by Wes Anderson’s colorful films (Fantastic Mr. Fox + Moonrise Kingdom being two favorites). Our focus was on hosting a celebration and the rustic, campy colors and décor gave our wedding a stylish yet laid back feel. We really wanted our wedding to be an opportunity for everyone (125 guests, 90%+ out of towners) to come together and share in the celebration! See Leila’s Pinterest here.

Wedding portraits in the woods

Wedding signage

Wedding arbor

Late summer wedding invitation

Wedding arbor

Wedding music:
Processional: Kristofferson’s Theme by Alexandre Desplat (Fantastic Mr. Fox Soundtrack)
Bride’s Aisle Walk: Sigur Rós – Hoppípolla
Recessional: Let Her Dance by Bobby Fuller Four (Fantastic Mr. Fox Soundtrack)
First Dance: First Day of My Life by Bright Eyes

Wedding programs

Industrial Seattle wedding

Industrial Seattle wedding

Industrial Seattle wedding

Fall bouquet

Totally enamored with the florals by Bash + Bloom, who we hear has an incredible local garden!

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Dahlia wedding flowers

Fern wedding decor

Wes Anderson inspired wedding

Leila says, A family friend repurposed my late grandmother’s lace tablecloth into our incredible chuppah. All of the paper goods, invitations, and signage was done (with so much heart and talent) by my mom. The wedding favors included jars filled with local honey by friends and family. We created all of the flags from the tables to the chairs—it was a great weekend art project for the two of us. It was fantastic seeing so much love around us throughout the ceremony and reception.

Dahlia wedding flowers

Wes Anderson inspired wedding

Wes Anderson inspired wedding

Rustic wedding tablescape

Wes Anderson inspired wedding

Sodo Park met all their must-haves: 1) everyone in one big room, 2) great food, 3) space to dance the night away. Perfect for a wedding that brought together so many of their friends and fam from all over.

Dessert table

Fox wedding cake

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Loved this! Congrats you two!

Photographer: Ryan Flynn Photography / Videographer: Josh Roger of Roger Productions / Venue: Sodo Park / Day of Coordinator: Amber of Manette Gracie / Florist: Bash + Bloom / Hair & Makeup: Shyn Midili of Pacific Brides / Invitations: Mother of the Bride, Sandra Glass Graphics / Cake: Baked. / Desserts: Daily Dozen Doughnuts & Three Girls Bakery / Caterer: Herban Feast / Officiant: Rabbi Jacqueline Cohen / Band: The Nines! / Shuttle: Shuttle Express / Bride’s Dress: Galina for David’s Bridal / Shoes: Nina / Headpiece: Etsy / Rings: Brilliant Earth / Groom’s Suit: Black Lapel / Shoes: Cole Haan / Bowtie: The Tie Bar

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Mark DiFeliciantonio on Apr 22, 2016

As the father of the groom, I am naturally a completely unbiased commenter. The write-up captures the spirit of that lovely wedding just about perfectly. Thanks to all who contributed.

Avangardphoto on Apr 15, 2016

I wonder knowing they love Wes why the photographer did shoot more symmetrical compositions?

brakellbasicinvite on Apr 15, 2016

That ceremony is stunning!

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