Although I've never been to The City of Brotherly Love, I just know it is a city made for killer weddings. Want to know why? Weddings just like this classic, chic, and gorgeous affair from Bernadette Uzcategui Photography. The amazing architecture, the FAB style, and the rich history that are so apparent in this soiree make Philadelphia and weddings a match made in matrimonial heaven. And as a cherry on top of this Pennsylvania sundae, we have the highlight film from CinemaCake Filmmakers to share. It's so great and it's so charged with emotional energy. Believe me, you won't want to miss it. Click here for more!
I just can't wait to share this video with you. So before we get too far into this lovely affair...
Kate + Luke from CinemaCake Filmmakers
From CinemaCake Filmmakers ... Kate and Luke had a beautiful day that combined spirituality, history, spontaneity, and of course their love for one another.
The couple started their day with some alone time to take photos in Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, a great choice for their first look. This set the pace for the rest of the evening, as the two were clearly in love; apart, they were great, but together they were truly magical.
Old St. Joe's held the official ceremony, and Luke had another moment of sheer excitement, seeing Kate come down the aisle. As dad handed her off, Luke assured him that he would take care of Kate. After tearful-yet-joyous vows, Kate and Luke were made husband and wife. Cheers and congratulations around.
The whole bridal party hopped onto a trolley alongside the bride and groom for photos around the city, which was a mini-celebration in itself; there were great photo spots on the trolly, at the Philadelphia Commerce Exchange, and at the reception venue, the Union League of Philadelphia.
Not wanting the whole day to be about just them, Kate and Luke surprised their guests by having the Mummers make a special guest appearance, which was both a delight and a surprise. Their guests were also treated to Mint Juleps, as their wedding day fell on the Kentucky Derby; guests were able to huddle around a few TVs during cocktail hour to cheer on their chosen horses. To tie in their bond and their history, there was also a very commanding Boston College ice sculpture to remind everyone of Kate and Luke's special bond, having both attended.
The night was capped by wonderful speeches and much, much dancing. This was a group who knew how to have a good time, and they certainly weren't shy about it. Cheers to Kate and Luke, a wonderful, loving couple.
Photography: Bernadette Uzcategui Photography / Cinematography: CinemaCake Filmmakers / Flowers: Campbell Studios / Event Design: Campbell Studios / Event Planning: Campbell Studios / Ceremony Location: Old St. Joseph's Church / Reception Location: Union League of Philadelphia / Hair & Makeup: Dana Clift / Shoes: Kate Spade