A City Hall Wedding That'd Make Carrie Bradshaw Jealous
This stylish couple ditched their plans for a traditional wedding and chose to elope at San Francisco City Hall. The fashion designer bride wore a dress by Ellery with dramatic sleeves that stole the ...
Move over, Carrie and Big because your city hall wedding has officially met its match. These two ditched their plans for a traditional wedding and instead planned this day in just three weeks. They bought flowers from the local market, went down the street to the most beautiful city hall EVER, and sealed the deal with Taralynn Lawton photographing every moment. As for the dress? This fashion designer turned bride chose Ellery and we're wholeheartedly obsessed.
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From the couple...We are both designers so everything we do and create has a very strong perspective and well thought out sensibility regarding the aesthetics. Our wedding was no exception. We spent a year and a half trying to think of the perfect place and time to have a wedding, and nothing we found met our expectations. So we decided to go to City Hall, just four blocks from our house, and arguably the most beautiful possible location for a wedding.

On the morning of the wedding, we made a quick trip to the SF Flower Mart and picked out some flowers we liked, which Conor turned into a beautiful bouquet. Madison is a fashion designer so there was a lot of pressure to find the perfect dress. The chosen one came from an emerging Australian brand named Ellery, simple and chic with dramatic sleeves.

Her ring is very much a one of a kind piece of jewelry, vintage Van Cleef in a chevron shape with a prominent tiger's eye stone on one side and diamonds on the other. While we only picked a wedding date (cinco de mayo!) three weeks ahead, we managed to make every element of our special day perfect in a short period of time. It was exactly what we wanted and more!