Carey & Jared | The Wedding! | Seattle WA

Carey and Jared’s wedding could be described as the ultimate organic wedding.

or·gan·ic   (ôr-gnk)

adj. 1. Of, relating to, or derived from living organisms: organic matter….

Yes, this involved sourcing all of their food from local and sustainable companies, and decorating with local flowers, beeswax candles, and natural fibers, but more over, Carey and Jared’s aim was to celebrate the living organisms they choose to have around them, namely: their family and friends.
Yes, this celebration was about the marriage of Carey and Jared, but in that, they celebrated the people who have made them who they are, and they celebrated why they love each other.
As I mentioned in the sneak peek, Carey and Jared’s wedding was a pure and natural outpouring of love, without contrivance, nothing fake, nothing put on. The day was calm and refreshing. Yet not without elements of tradition, but not just for tradition’s sake…tradition to remind everyone that we all come from something…the same something. And we are all here, as living organisms together, to celebrate the wonder and beauty of our planet and of each other.
Thank you, Carey and Jared, for being you. I am so incredibly excited for you and your future together! Congratulations again!

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Venue: Courtyard at Empire Espresso
Wedding Coordinator: Kristin Heywood
Dress designer/maker: Bride designed dress in collaboration with Kim McCormick of Kimmi Designs (Kim and her team made dress)
Shoes: Seychelles
Bridesmaid’s dresses: J. Crew, various
Suit maker: Custom suit made in Bangkok
Jared’s shoes: Allen Edmonds
Groomsmen’s suit designers: various
Caterers: Neil Duncansen and Graham Perry
  Produce source: Viva Farms

  Pork source: Bill the Butcher and prepared by Shane O’Neil (Columbia City neighbor)
  Salmon and halibut: Kenai River Salmon, Cook Inlet halibut, all caught by bride’s family
Bartender: Michelle Cline
Oyster Bar: Taylor Shellfish
Wines: Kiona Vineyards & Winery (Cabernet/Merlot), Charles & Charles (rosé), Sokol Blosser (Evolution)
Pianist: Kitt Bender, (rental/delivery by A-1 Piano Rental)
Hair Stylist: Jaime Bangerter-Freni
rings: Lisa Esztergalyos: bride’s is vintage, groom’s custom designed (both white & yellow gold)
cufflinks: groom’s grandfather’s
earrings: Mikimoto pearls
ties: groom: Ike Behar , groomsmen: various
guest favors: Kuma Coffee
Invitations: Calliespondence
Other printing: Girlie Press

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