Today’s stunning tented wedding in Southampton planned by All Who Wander Event Design is really getting us in the Summer spirit! From the modern color palette of dark green, tan, and neutrals to the organic arrangements by AvaFlora – every detail of Michaela and Michael’s day exuded out-east elegance. Don’t miss out on the full gallery for a serious dose of “coastal grandmother” wedding inspo (oh… and if you’re not already obsessed with the trending “coastal grandmother” aesthetic like we are, just know it’s a high compliment okay?!) — all captured by Jaine Kershner Photography!
From Jaine Kershner Photography… With two reschedules, a venue and date change, and a little bit of luck, they were able to throw one heck of a party. It was a dream team of vendors who helped bring their modern yet romantic vision to life including All Who Wander Events for planning and design, AvaFlora for florals and decor, and Ink and Nibs from their invitations to paper goods.
Their wedding reflects the couple’s personal modern aesthetic and by using a mix of dark green, tan, and neutrals, they were able to completely transform the tented event space at The Seabonack Golf Course in Southampton, NY. On their original wedding date in May, it snowed so imagine how excited they were to have 80-degree weather in October just a few months later. Everything works out for a reason!
Michaela and Michael opted to forgo the traditional bridal party and decided to renew their vows before Sunset. They held a small micro wedding the year before so they were very excited to have their bigger celebration with all of their closest family and friends actually happen. Yay!
More from the Bride… This wedding was incredibly special to us, for so many reasons! After postponing and re-postponing due to Covid, it felt almost surreal to wake up on the morning of the wedding and realize the day had finally arrived.
We are so grateful that we had a small, family-only ceremony in 2020 during the height of Covid, and will always cherish that intimate day when we were officially married. But, we had been looking forward to this larger celebration for a long time, so being able to have all of our friends, family, and loved ones together after almost two years was truly a blessing.
We wanted our guests to feel like they were a part of the day, and our story, so we showed a video from our 2020 ceremony before moving into our vow renewal. The vow renewal ceremony was a beautiful reminder of why we gathered that day – even though we were already married – and how grateful we were to our loved ones for being there with us to celebrate.
After the vow renewal, it was time to hit the dance floor! Mike and I met for the first time at Cafe Wha, and I knew that having the Cafe Wha band play at our wedding was a must. Hearing the band kick off and watching all of our guests pour into the tent was an emotional moment for me – it was really what we had been waiting for! We just wanted everyone to let loose, dance, and enjoy each others’ company after so many months of isolation, and it was so amazing to see the night come to life as the party started.
The day was more perfect than I could have imagined. The weather was gorgeous, and our vendors nailed every single detail. I wanted the wedding to feel like a big, family dinner party – laid-back but elegant, cozy but charming – and that’s exactly how it came together. I feel so lucky to have worked with the best vendors, and that the day was calm, no-stress and so much fun! The best part was, we were able to have our four-month-old daughter there. A beautiful blessing during uncertain times, this is a day we will be telling her about for years to come!
Photography: Jainé Kershner Photography | videography: The Brothers Gorman | Event Design: All Who Wander Event Design | Event Planning: All Who Wander Event Design | Floral Design: AvaFlora | Invitations: Ink And Nibs | Reception Venue: Sebonack Golf Club | Brides Shoes: Sam Edelman | Hair: Martin Kiss | Lighting: Matt Murphy Event Lighting | Band: Cafe Wha Band | Beauty: Elite Bridal Beauty | Brides Dress: Daalarna Couture | Brides Second Dress: Bronx and Banco | Rentals: Patina | Rentals: Party Rental LTD | Tenting: Sperry Tents Hamptons