Aria and Chris

San Diego, California

 

 

Photography | Tayler Ashley Photography | @taylerashleyphotography

Venue | Lot 8 | @lot8sd

Floral Designer | Lush Ferns | @lushferns

Gown Designer | BHLDN @bhldn

Bridesmaids Dresses | Azazie @iheartazazie

Men’s Attire | Alfani

Hair Stylist | Feathers & Fox | @feathersandfox

Makeup Artist | Plucky Charm

Caterer | Red Wagon Pizza

Chris stood alone on the cliffs of San Diego overlooking the ocean, waiting for his bride. Aria strolled up behind him in her BHLDN gown, looking like perfection. She tapped him on the shoulder and his eyes lit up when he turned around. They’ve been waiting for this moment for so long.

 

In front of 50 of their closest family and friends, Aria + Chris exchanged vows at the super hip Lot8 in San Diego. Aria had spent months prior collecting antiques from local shops in Oregon, where they recently moved. Old whiskey bottles, maps, brochures, and books came together as their centerpieces. Guests signed a globe instead of a guestbook, played cornhole, connect 4, and jenga. Instead of a classic sit-down dinner, Aria + Chris served up stone-oven baked pizza and pie for dessert.

 

Their day felt less like a formal event and more like a cozy, intimate family gathering. It was so relaxed, inviting, and sweet. Aria + Chris partied on with all their guests and snacked on late-night popsicles. I final sparkler send-off and these two are starting their life together!