Black and white Rhode Island wedding: Emily + Paul

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Yes it’s Friday and yes, the madness that is Coachella has begun. Good luck to all of you braving the sweaty crowds. And for the rest of us – hey, there are always pretty weddings to look at. Starting with Emily + Paul’s classic and oh so romantically misty wedding, photographed by Bayly & Moore. It’s been gloomy on our side of town these past couple of days, so it feels perfect to get all cozy with the black, white, and grays in these photos. PS, their video is in stop motion and it’s ah-mazing.

Black and white Rhode Island wedding

Black and white Rhode Island wedding

Where does a guy from London and a gal from New York meet and fall in love? In a small beach town in Portugal, named Lagos. At a bar called Three Monkeys to be exact.

Black and white Rhode Island wedding

grey bridesmaid dresses

Not only did Emily + Paul have a fab sense of style, but their party did too. Emily’s stylish bridesmaids all got to pick their own dresses (see the credits below for where they all shopped) and just proves once again how much we love the mismatched look, especially when they’re all in slightly different shades of one another.

Gotta have some sparkly Christian Louboutins!

bunting wedding invites

Black and white Rhode Island wedding

Emily found her dress (the one that fits her like a glove) at Amy Kuschel Bridal in San Francisco. Ladies, if you’re ever near the Bay Area, it’s a must stop. They construct and design each gown one by one, in the boutique that you actually walk into! It’s pretty amazing.

white paper lanterns wedding reception

craft paper flags

craft paper menu

Black and white Rhode Island wedding

Ok now you’ve got to watch their video. Stop motion at its finest!

Gets us every time. Congratulations Emily + Paul!

Photography + Videographers: Bayly + Moore / Wedding planner: Francesca at Campo and Company Events / Invitations: Elizabeth Frances Paper Studio / Caterer: Russell Morin’s Fine Catering / Tent company: Newport Tent / DJ: Moondance DJ’s – Pauline was our DJ and she was great! / Musician: Walter Boruta played the guitar for the ceremony + cocktail hour, found via Gig Salad / Photobooth: RIPhotobooths / Bride’s dress: Amy Kuschel Bridal in San Francisco / Shoes: Christian Louboutin / Headpiece: Amie Noel Designs / Jewelry: bracelet from J.Crew and earrings from a vintage shop in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston called Twentieth Century, Ltd. / Hair + Makeup: Frank & Antonio of Frank Antonio Salon in Newport, RI / Groom’s suit: custom made at Seymore Fashions in San Francisco / Shoes: Paul Smith / Bridesmaids: dresses from Alice + OliviaJ.CrewTibi / Amsale, and Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaid – a Nordstrom exclusive.

Social Love

Jennifer on Apr 13, 2012

Gorgeous wedding! I love the invitations, does anyone know where they're from?

Lizelly on Apr 13, 2012

A lovely video indeed!!! ♥

green beans & grapefruit on Apr 13, 2012

Wowwwww. These pictures are absolutely stunning. Gorgeous.

100layercake on Apr 13, 2012

Hi Jennifer - Their invitations are from Elizabeth Frances Paper Studio (

Mrs Average Bride on Apr 13, 2012

So cute and whimsy. Bunting flags makes everything fun and cute.

catherine on Apr 13, 2012

I love this video. Does anyone know the name of the song and/or the band?

Chocolate Fountain Hire - Hot Chocolates (Clayton) on Apr 13, 2012

Gorgeous pics.. loving the video :) Tried to "Shazam" the song with my iPhone but came back with nothing!! :( Congrats to you both :) oxox

Simple Gestures Wedding Favors on Apr 13, 2012

Such a cute video!!!!

AnnaD on Apr 13, 2012

the song is featherstone by the paper kites

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Plum Pretty Sugar Loungerie on Apr 13, 2012

Simply Beautiful!! xo

chicago wedding photographer on Apr 13, 2012

What a gorgeous couple!

Jillian on Apr 13, 2012

Loving the venue with all the paper lanterns, very beautiful. Doesn't hurt that the couple is gorgeous either!!!

Bridget on Apr 15, 2012

Where is this venue? Its gorgeous! As a native Rhode Islander, something in my home state is what I have in mind for my wedding someday.

Jacquelyn {Jacquelyn Jackson Photography} on Apr 15, 2012

Gorgeous video!

Cozbi on Apr 16, 2012

KILLER stop motion! Wowzers!!! Thanks so much for sharing! Such a fun video; original and festive! Plus a gorg wedding too boot. Thanks again! Love it!

Paula on Apr 17, 2012

@Bridget - Venue was Mount Hope Farm in Bristol, RI

Ashley on Apr 17, 2012

Absolutely gorgeous! love the tent and table set up...very pretty! Random, but does anyone know what font was used for the thank you tags shown? Thanks so much!

emily on Apr 19, 2012

Our flowers were done by the beautiful Sayles from Sayles Livingston flowers. She was amazing to work with - very calm, easy-going and created beautiful, perfect centerpieces.

Lisa on Apr 20, 2012

Were did you get the napkin tags from? I love them..

Rebekah on Apr 23, 2012

The song on the video is "Featherstone" by the Paper Kites :)

emily on Apr 25, 2012

@ Lisa, We made just about everything you see in the pics - including the napkin tags :)

Cheryl on Apr 28, 2012

That video has made me smile from ear to ear. Magic.

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Can anyone tell me where the flags were from? So cute!

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ugh those thank you cards for the table make me want to hurl. how heartfelt is it when they all say the same exact thing and are just there for a photo op?

tricia on Jul 7, 2012

pretty enough wedding but seriously am I the only one who is bored mindless by the "black" ribbon around the waist on the wedding dress? In fact the whole black/white wedding is just old news.

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Love these photos! My favorite is the Mr N Mrs. =)

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Beautiful style. I am looking for paper lanterns just like these - can you please let me know where these are from?

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