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Intimate rustic California wedding: Garett + Hilary

June 11, 2015
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Wedding planning takes a ton of energy (can we get an Amen?), especially if you’re busy with work too (today’s groom Garett is a partner at REVISIT Products + Hilary is Director of Business Development at Whistle Sports) so when a friend told them to make sure to step back day-of before all the madness began, they took it all in from above at Rancho del Cielo. With a naturally beautiful setting like Malibu and all their friends + fam to look down on, we love that they were able to share the moment! Braedon Photography captured the rest of the scenes—more on that below.

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Why yes, Jenny Packham ‘Dentelle’ was worth the splurge. As for the Joanna August bridesmaids gowns, Hilary had worn JA to her sister’s wedding a few years before. This time, Garett’s sister actually wore Hilary’s dress from that wedding… So they got to keep it in the fam. Super cool.

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Obvs, Garett’s fave moment was watching his bride walk down the aisle.

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They liked the idea of having a “post-modern heritage look” AKA lots of reclaimed wood and a minimalist connection to nature with an urban landscape influence. Think concrete, steel, whites, and grays… All mixed in with organic, natural greens.

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Garett says, We were very excited about the potpourri station. Smell is one of the most powerful sensed that we often associate with memory, and we wanted to tap into this. We wanted to create something that people could take home with them and that could be a subtle reminder of the beautiful day we shared. How rad is it that people can now smell this scent and think of G + H’s big day?!

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About Braedon PhotographyBraedon has been a good friend of ours for quite some time, and his work has always inspired us. We both work with a lot of photographers, and we were so excited to jump at the opportunity of working together. His passion and energy made the day such a joyful occasion. One of the things we love about him is his use of lighting. He uses lighting to drive emotion, and we feel it’s so evident in the images that he captured of the day.

Cheers you guys! So happy we could share the deets.

Photography: Braedon Photography / Videography: Mawwiage Films /Rancho del Cielo in Malibu, CA / Wedding Planner: The Love Riot / Hair & Makeup: Lauren Lancaster & Sara Gasparotto at Novak Salon / Floral Design: Foxtail Florals / Catering: Whoa Nelly Catering / DJ: Dart DJ / Rentals: Smart Party Rentals & Signature Party Rentals / Bride’s Dress: Jenny Packham ‘Dentelle’ from Rizik’s in Washington, DC / Veil: Bride’s Godmother’s Vintage 70s Veil from Spain / Groom’s Suit: Zegna / Shoes: Allen Edmonds / Tie: Burberry