A Beyond Stylish Orange County Wedding

Honestly we really cannot gush enough about Hugh Forte Photography! His work is beyond stylish thus the reason why he snags up some of the chicest weddings around. Without a doubt our next wedding is no exception, filled to the brim with elements of the past, whimsical florals and pastel details. Josh and Marci’s Orange County wedding is sure to inspire.

Read on to find out how Marci and Josh’s wedding came to life.

From The Bride on her wedding details!

Inspiration for our wedding came after I found my dress; Blair Britt (our wedding coordinator) and I completely fell in love with the vintage lace look of the dress, and knew we would take advantage of the vintage look throughout the wedding. Josh had no idea what my dress looked like, but liked the colors and theme we proposed. Once we picked the theme of our wedding, we knew we immediately wanted to go with Hugh Forte Photography. His style of photography worked so well with our desired theme.

We had a wonderful time collecting different vases and going to antique stores; however, our true excitement came when Blair Britt found a vintage desk at an antique store that she refurbished for us to use as for our dessert table. We painted it white, and it really set the stage for the cake and dessert (all made by Jay’s Catering). Josh and I also wanted a backdrop for our dessert table, so Blair came up with the idea of making a ribbon backdrop.

Our florists Jayne used about 5 vases/jars at every table. Each table was unique in that we didn’t have a uniform look, but instead put together various combination of jars for the tables. Joie De Vie (the jewelry and paper good company owned/operated by Blair Britt) put together all of the paper goods and bridal/bridesmaid jewelry at our wedding. It was great to maintain the same theme throughout our rsvps, invitations, menus, programs, fans, etc.

The highlight of our wedding was the same day ceremony video footage that was created by Tom O’Hara and Matthew Forrey from Aqua Vivus Productions. They surprised us by creating a quick edit of the ceremony to be played at the reception; it is the one part of our wedding that our guests can’t stop talking about.

This video is no longer available to view. Please visit Aqua Vivus Productions on their website.

photographer: Hugh Forte Photography
catering and desserts: Jay’s Catering

wedding design and coordination: Blair Britt
paper goods and jewelry: Joie De Vie
florist: Bits of Whimsy
dj: Good Times Entertainmet
videographer: Aqua Vivus Productions
hair & makeup: Cheek Couture
brides dress: Monique Lhuillier
bridesmaid dresses: JCrew

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  1. -100. Ryan Ray says:

    Perfect! I knew it was going to end up here!

  2. -100. Tom says:

    Looks great! I loved everything about this wedding. Can we do it again?

  3. -100. JulieAnn Ruiz says:

    Marci & Josh! I had no idea I was going to be a bridesmaid for a movie star wedding! =) Thanks for letting me be a part of your special day! I loved every part of it, but most of all, I loved seeing you two vow to become one. What an amazing sight! Love you both and congrats!

  4. -100. blair britt says:

    awe yay, thanks WC for the feature! this couple and this group of vendors were such a joy to work with! and Hugh did a wonderful job capturing the day! and seriously, tom, let’s do it again =)

  5. -100. abby says:

    I LOVE THIS WEDDING!!!!! how sweet is this couple!

  6. -100. lolo says:

    dis wedding is da bombzdotcomz! this chick is bad!

  7. WOW SO Gorgeous!! Love the dessert table!

  8. -100. Weddingish says:

    I love the shot of the chocolates… gorgeous… and speaking of gorgeous, what a gorgeous couple!

  9. What an exquisite dress. I love outdoor weddings so your wedding immediately scored points with me.

  10. Love meadow flowers… especially in bespoke containers like these

  11. -100. jennifer Prince says:

    Ok the video is incredible!! How wonderful is it for the bride and groom to have their story and be able to tell it on their wedding day? I love the way that you get attached to the couple before you view their wedding, and it has such great cinematography! Very well done. Oh, and WHERE did those shoes come from?!?! They are AH-mazing!!


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