Laughton Estate Wedding : Jennifer + Dave

March 26, 2013

Jennifer and Dave had their Laughton Estate wedding in gorgeous Pacific Palisades, near Los Angeles!  Coordination and styling by the always-lovely Charley from Bluebell Events.

Bridal Prep at the Laughton Estate

Jennifer’s gorgeous designer gown hangs in the bridal suite at the Laughton Estate. Her rose gold Badgley Mischka shoes are spectacular, and her light and airy bouquet is the perfect complement to her ensemble.

Jenn’s gown hangs on the door as her makeup artist does her hair in the bridal suite.

As her sister (center) and the planner’s assistant (left) button up the back of the dress, Jennifer starts to feel the gravity of the moment.

Jen’s look is a thing of beauty, from her gown to the lavish diamond necklace around her neck.

Bride and Groom Portraits at the Laughton Estate

Now that’s a first look! Jenn and Dave relishing the moment in the courtyard at the Laughton Estate.

Dave wore modern tuxedo with a long tie, the perfect pairing with Jenn’s classic look.

Jenn and Dave pose in the front courtyard of the Laughton Estate.

A little walk to warm things up, then some closeness to soak in the moment.

Wedding Ceremony at the Laughton Estate

Jenn is escorted down the aisle by her mother and father as guests film every step.

To battle the beating sun, guests hold parasols as Jenn and Dave say their vows.

Jenn and Dave seal the marriage with their first kiss as husband and wife.

Moments after the wedding, Dave and Jenn have a quiet moment away from the throngs of guests.

Dave and Jenn posing underneath their wedding arch on the lawn at the Laughton Estate.

Cocktail Hour and Reception for Pacific Palisades Wedding

Vintage chairs and long wooden tables topped with seasonal flowers and fruit await the guests at Jenn and Dave’s Laughton Estate wedding.

Light and airy flowers are complemented by ripe lemons to add the perfect pop of color to these rustic table designs. A custom note box greets guests as they enter the cocktail area.

For this black-tie affair, many guests donned tuxedos and formal wear. One of Jenn’s bridesmaids knows it’s time to party!

Guests take relief in the shade from the beating summer sun against the ivy-covered walls of the Laughton Estate in Pacific Palisades.

Dave and Jenn make their grand entrance to several hundred of their friends and family.

Jenn and Dave sneak in a long, slow kiss during their first dance as husband and wife.

As Dave’s best man reads a humorous toast, Jenn and Dave share a laugh.

Jenn and Dave cut their wedding cake as the sun goes down.

The 80s band Fast Times, complete with a Jeff Spicoli lookalike for a lead singer, dazzle the crowd as the party rages on.

To cap off the evening, the band’s lead singer invites Jenn and Dave on stage to help sing one last tune before the party ends.

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