Finding their perfect venue with Casa de Campo, in the Dominican Republic, this bride and groom were able to have the classic wedding of their dreams, balanced with the light, relaxed setting of an intimate, destination celebration. Carrie King Photographer captured all of the details, delivering the most amazing images, including instantly iconic portraits between the bride and groom. Prepared to be hooked on every detail, especially the bride’s dazzling, blush wedding dress by Lazaro!
From the Bride: Brian and I knew from the start of the wedding planning process that we wanted our wedding to have some very important key elements — not all of which were easy to accomplish simultaneously! We knew that we wanted our wedding to have a romantic and elegant feel while also making our guests feel at home at a spectacular party. After searching high and low from Europe to Mexico to the Caribbean, we were so fortunate to find a venue that was the ideal fit, Casa de Campo.
We were able to have a private toes in the sand ceremony, just as we had imagined for our dream wedding. Directly following, we hosted our reception in the town square of a beautiful cobblestone village on the resort property that makes you feel as if you’ve been transported back in time to 17th century Italy. It truly felt like we were living in a fairy-tale with the best part being that I got to marry my very own Prince Charming! We danced the night away under the stars with a local band that kept the party going until 3am. It was everything we hoped for and so much more.
The first Lazaro gown I ever saw was in a bridal magazine. My 5 year old self decided that one day, when I got married, it would be in a Lazaro. When the time came to actually pick out my dream dress, I jumped into the hunt to find the perfect one by trying on every possible style and designer. After countless appointments from coast to coast, I finally tried on my first Lazaro gown at the Bridal Galleria in San Francisco. I had never worn anything that felt like such a complete expression of my personality. The asymmetrical lines, varied blush hues, intricate embellishments around the waist, and deep v-back all came together in such an artistic way. It was love at first sight! The icing on the cake is that I got to meet Lazaro and hear his vision for the gown. Such a dream come true.
Photography: Carrie King Photographer | Floral Design: Tres Eventos | Save the Dates: Lucky Luxe Couture Correspondence | Ceremony Music: Zacc West | Hair and Makeup: Angelina Loren Beauty | Band: Benny and the Cupids | Wedding Dress and Veil: Lazaro | Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Groom’s Attire: Burberry | Groom’s Shoes: Sperry | Invitations: Dove House Handmade | Bridesmaids Dresses: Jenny Yoo | Venue and Catering: Casa de Campo Resort | Film Lab: Richard Photo Lab