Recently featured on Style Me Pretty
! When Jen & Pete initially planned their wedding, they envisioned an intimate affair in a secluded location with their closest family and friends numbering a total of 15. The bride, a Victoria Secret exec, had at her disposal all the locations that Victoria Secret had ever shot for their catalogues. Harbor Island
, Bahamas was the one place she could not get out of her mind for its pristine beauty. The bride chose to return to this sweet under-the-radar gem to have her own intimate wedding affair.
Jen & Pete hired the talented team of Little Island Designs
, a one-stop-shop planning service, providing everything from event design to the catering, the flowers & cake. Little Island Designs
conjured up a concept of French provincial simplicity infused with a kick of panache brought seaside. They executed this stylish seaside soiree for Jen & Pete with an impeccable attention to detail and service. From burlap table runners, to a French chandelier, Edison bulbs, white-wash metal lanterns and a custom wood-stained table in the shade of sea-washed grey that the bride had envisioned. A casually elegant beach-side lounge was created with linen couches and silver stained coffee tables. My favorite detail, amongst the many were the ceramic scroll table chargers that added a hint of upscale elegance to the rustic provincial details.
At the entrance of the reception site (created by rows of lanterns) sat a “shoe check” stand for guests to take their shoes off, implying the kind of atmosphere Jen & Pete wanted to have for the evening…one of relaxed fun.
Because of the Island’s beauty, Jen did not want the celebration to be encased under a tent. Ben, the owner of Little Island Designs came up with a tent-free concept which still allowed for a French-style chandelier to hang overhead. The frame created the illusion of a dining area which seamlessly blended into the beautiful beach & sea around them.
is Harbor Island’s claim to fame, not only for their abundance but as a delicacy. Only natural then is the concept to use Conch Shells as the border to create the aisle for the bride & groom. The signing of the marriage papers were done on a country white-stained wood table.
The wedding date was also planned around the fullness of the moon. Jen has been obsessed with the beautiful moonlit sky which casted a magical ambiance over the latter part of the celebration. The evening ended with a big bon fire where guests danced the night away under the moonlit sky.
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