A three day wedding weekend in Punta Cana sounds amazing as it is, but when that wedding is planned and designed by Weddings Romantique? Well, that just ups the ante on the pretty factor. It will only take one peek at the images below from Joseph Lin Photography to see why this wedding just had to grace the pages of SMP Destination, and there is even more lovely sitting right here.
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From Suha Pressey at Weddings Romantique
… Veronica and Justin hosted a unique and fun destination wedding celebration in Punta Cana Dominican Republic, they wanted to celebrate their wedding with family in an all-inclusive resort so their family can relax and enjoy themselves when they arrived at the resort.
They wanted to welcome their guests and thank them for join them in their celebrations so I helped them plan a three day event for their guests. They had a gorgeous pool welcome party at a very elegant private pool at the resort, where all the ladies were beautiful white dresses and the men were stylish white shirt and pants. They made welcome bags for all their guest to thank them for being part of their wedding celebration. Veronica and Justin decided to surprise the guests at the end of the party by jumping in the pool to start of their wedding weekend celebration!
The wedding ceremony was held on the beach which provided a beautiful natural backdrop for the ceremony, Veronica wanted elegant all white flowers for the ceremony decorations, the arch and aisle design was elegant and chic which highlighted the gorgeous turquoise ocean and white sand on the beach. She chose elegant lavender and purple for her bridesmaids dresses and the groomsmen had a chic white suite with lavender and pink ties that complemented the bridesmaids dresses. Both Veronica and Justin wanted to have all the elements formal black tie reception so they chose to host their reception in an elegant ballrooms with chic all white flowers centerpieces for reception with touches of lavender in the napkins, white draping and lavender up lightning. Veronica added her own personal touches to the reception design by painting her table numbers silver and lavender and created her own escort cards in the same colors. They had another surprise for their guests at reception with Dominican Costume Folkloric Group show which was a lot fun and got of the guests on the dance floor to dance with them!
They hosted a farewell brunch for their guest at another beautiful terrace overlooking the turquoise water where they thanked their guest again for joining them in celebrating their wedding. Veronica and Justin are a very special couple and I am glad I had the opportunity to be part of their destination wedding planning. I enjoyed helping create a stylish wedding and memorable weekend.
Photography: Joseph Lin Photography | Flowers: Caribbean Celebrations | Event Planning & Design: Weddings Romantique | Wedding Venue: Hard Rock Palace Resorts Punta Cana
This wedding right here? It’s exactly the reason I love destination weddings. The reason I can’t get enough of a laid back meets elegant, toes in the sand kind of affair. It’s a picture perfect backdrop (aka, the Caribbean) with a bride and groom who are the epitome of stunning and enough gold accents to keep you smiling all year (it’s true). And don’t even get me started on the gallery from Brosnan Photographic. It’s pure genius… and you can see it all right here.
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From Brosnan Photographic… Despite their families knowing each other for many years Natalie and Sal only met a few years ago until fate stepped in and Natalie was Sal’s good luck charm at the blackjack table! Both from the Chicago burbs they decided on a destination wedding to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Their wedding was held at Melia Caribe Tropical. They were married in the evening sun under the beach side gazebo with their dinner in the beach side grill overlooking the shoreline.
Photography: Brosnan Photographic | Cinematography: Imagination Designers | Coordinator: Esterlin of Melia Caribe Tropical | Wedding Dress: Maggie Sottero | Stationery: DIY by Bride | Shoes: BCBG Max Azaria | Hair: Sandy Gazzano | Grooms Suit: Calvin Klein | Decor: Caribbean Celebrations | Floral Designs: Caribbean Celebrations | Venue: Melia Caribe Tropical
Color me crazy in love with this couple’s wedding! And then color me yellow because I am 100%, head over heals obsessed with the color yellow after absorbing myself in this beautiful beach wedding at the Majestic Elegance. The yellow bouquets against the whiter-than-white sand and bluer-than-blue ocean pop with color and brightness. Another highlight is the trash the dress session; the emotion, the pure joy and the love are addictive! Check out all the images here, courtesy of Kristin La Voie Photography.
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From Kristin La Voie Photography… This was a BEAUTIFUL destination wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic at Majestic Elegance. Having just met Jean and Jeff via Skype, it was wonderful to finally meet them in person the day before their nuptials to tour the resort. We all had so many ideas together, I was worried we wouldn’t have enough time in the day! Each image looked more and more beautiful. The palm trees, turquoise water, white sand and sunshine didn’t disappoint. We managed to get in all the wedding party and family photos just before it started pouring during our couples photo op. Luckily, we still had the next day for a trash the dress session!
Wedding Photography: Kristin La Voie Photography / Wedding Venue: Majestic Elegance in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / Canada Wedding Planning + Coordination: Jasprit Kaul of L’Escape Destination Weddings / Punta Cana Wedding Planning + Coordination: Dayra Polanco of Majestic Elegance / Floral Design + Wedding Cake: Majestic Elegance / Cake Topper: DIY by the Bride / DJ: DJ Mannia / Ring Pillow, “Here Comes the Bride” Sign, Yellow Paper Fans, “Happily Ever After Starts Here” Sign, “Mr. Wong” Sign + “Mrs. Always Right” Sign: DIY by the Bride / Flower Girl’s Pomander: astylishdesign / Mr. and Mrs. Sign: ArmyMOMOfTwins / Bride’s “I Love Jeff” Flip Flops: FlipSideFlipFlops / Photo Booth Backdrop: UnaChicasChicProps / Guestbook: Mixbook / Shell Place Card Holders: Staples / Bottle Place Card Holders: Dollarama / Table Number Luminaries: MasonRabbitsPaperie / Menu Holders: BasilicusJones / Wedding Dress: Robert Bullock via Sash and Bustle / Bride’s Shoes: Steve Madden / Bride’s Ring: Ann-Louise Jewellers / Bride’s Veil: Ritché Bridal / Bride’s Earrings: BCBG Max Azria / Bride’s Bracelet: Carolee / Bride’s Lace Parasol: lawrence_lv / Bride’s Tiara: Winners / Hair + Makeup: Majestic Elegance / Bridesmaids’ Earrings: Swarovski / Groom’s Suit: Zegna via Harry Rosen / Groom’s Ring: Jem’s Design / Groomsmen’s Pants: Gap / Men’s Shoes: H&M / Men’s Socks: American Apparel / Men’s Shirts: Perry Ellis via The Bay / Father of the Bride’s + Groomsmen’s Boutonnieres: WeddingSundae
What could be better than marrying the love of your life in an ocean-side ceremony with 14 of your nearest and dearest? Absolutely.nothing. The Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic was the locale for this sweet couple who wanted an intimate wedding in a breathtaking location. Take a peek at this sunny celebration through the lens of Kristin La Voie Photography and check out the full gallery right here!
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From Kristin La Voie Photography… I bring you this amazing destination wedding all the way in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Katie and Brett, with the help from their amazing travel agent Julie of Vacations to Remember, chose the perfect five-star resort at Iberostar Grand Bavaro for their private nuptials. With 14 of their closest family members and friends, they tied the knot right on the beach. Following the beautiful ceremony, we had a wonderful photo tour around the resort enjoyed a fantastic cocktail hour on the beach at sunset.
Wedding Photography: Kristin La Voie Photography / Wedding Venue: Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / Floral Design, Decor, Catering + Wedding Cake: Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro / Travel Agent: Julie of Vacations To Remember / Wedding Dress: Jenny Yoo / Bride’s Earrings + Bracelet: Victoria Sdoukos Couture / Bride’s Shoes: Cole Haan / Hair + Makeup: Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro / Groom’s Suit: Tommy Bahama