“We both really like bold color and patterns and knew we wanted our wedding to reflect that,” shares the couple. “We wanted the space to feel fun and bright but still have some warmth to it. Brooklyn Winery was the perfect backdrop for that, and all of our vendors really came through for us. We were able to add our personality to the whole event with things still feeling welcoming and romantic.”
Invitations designed by the bride’s brother, substituting a traditional wedding cake with a tower of donuts, and colorful blooms popping throughout the decor are some of the fun ideas Aubrey and Jill implemented into their celebration.
“Color was really important for us. We both like a lot of shape and texture and asymmetry. We wanted the flowers to compliment our outfits and decor but also reflect the fun vibe we were aiming for,” recalls the couple.
The pair even ended their ceremony with a pickleback shot. “It was the first drink Aubrey bought me the night we met. It really helped switch things over to pure celebration for the rest of the night,” laughs Jill.
While the fun details and overall look they worked hard to achieve came together flawlessly, it was Aubrey’s gown that had heads turning!
“I knew from the start I wanted to go a non-traditional route with my dress. I knew it would be more difficult to find something in my style, so I was very lucky to find Rebecca Schoneveld. I had a couple ideas, but always gravitated toward magenta. I love that my dress had a more traditional shape but in this super bold color and fabric,” says Jill. “Aubrey wanted something with a pattern to play off my bold choice. And he was leaning toward gray. When we found that fabric for the suit, it was perfect. We also both got our boots before anything else! We wanted those to be fun and bold like everything else.”
As a lover of all things wedding and a fierce cheerleader for marriage equality, I decided to marry my two passions and create a resource where all couples can be equally represented. Armed with seven years in both print and online lifestyle journalism, I dove headfirst into this passion project in 2013 and Love Inc. was born.
I’m inspired every day by the couples that grace our pages, from the can’t-live-without-you grasps to the gentle sweeping away of a happy tear, the love that they so clearly have for each other is intoxicating, and drives me to create the best product possible … while enjoying every second of it.