Viceroy Santa Monica Wedding
It all began at the Opera Bar in Sydney. PJ chatted up a gorgeous lady, amazed that she understood him through his thick Irish accent and Sam waited patiently wondering why this handsome lad hadn’t offered to buy her a drink in the last 45 minutes. This hilarious interaction would lead to marital bliss but not after some long distance courting!
Picking a wedding venue proved tricky seeing as PJ’s friends and family lived in Ireland and Sam’s lived in Australia. Realizing they would never be able to accommodate both sides, they opted to get married at a location that had stolen their heart: California. After several amazing trips to the beaches of Cali they knew it would be the perfect spot for the occasion. Luckily they found the Viceroy which was very accommodating about letting them have the outdoor wedding they had been dreaming about so they knew it was the perfect spot.
The couple went with a “Hollywood California Glam” theme drawing influences from The Great Gatsby with touches of gold on all of the plates and flatware etc. They wanted guests to feel like they had walked into something magical and unique. Mixing their playful personalities with a high end finish was their ultimate goal and they thank Feathered Arrow Events for helping them nail it!
Using the natural charm of the venue, Sam kept the colors simple so the clean white of the setting and the green of the palm trees would really pop. PJ was blown away by the finished result after all Sam’s planning and told her “This is the best event I’ve ever been to!” This clearly brought a huge smile to Sam’s face.
Sam and PJ say their favorite part of the wedding was seeing it all come to fruition after having to plan the entire thing from abroad. They also loved the fact that their friends and family flew from all over and made friends with each other instantly. Many are even making plans to visit each other! After so much time spent apart, this traveling couple finally united their worlds in a glorious fashion and you can see this bliss in their pictures.
Hair and Makeup: @lettiemixmakeup
Paper Moon: @papermoonshoppe
Hair Accessory: @ulyana.aster
Bridesmaids Dresses: @shonajoy_