Stacy and Conor

Cape May, New Jersey

 

 

Photography | Have Heart Photography | @have.heart.photography

Ceremony Venue | Our Lady Star of the Sea

Reception Venue | Hotel Alcott

Floral Designer | Karen Fowler Floral Design

Gown Designer | Maggie Sottero Designs @maggiesotterodesigns

Hair | Updone Hair

Jewelry | Brent L Miller Jewelers | @brentlmiller

Specialty Foods | The Fudge Kitchen

From the Photographer

Our day started off at a shore home in-town right around the corner from our iconic beach surf spot, “The Cove”. The guys have all been life guards and pals since their early teen years, so it was no surprise that they picked a location by the sea. Conor looked “fresh to death” in his Ivory dinner jacket that was contrasted by Shawl and Black Tuxedo pants and a black tie. His classic look was accented by a vintage Rolex. It came by Conor and the guys honestly to pop some champagne and toast to the couple before we left for the ladies!

 

Upon my arrival to The Hotel Alcott, I found Stacy and her girls getting their final touch-ups. Her sisters, who doubled as bridesmaids, helped Stacy step into her dress. They then honored their late father while helping Stacy put on a custom made necklace that read “Love Dad”. Now, let’s talk about this bridal party! Our Groomsmen rocked Midnight Pin Dot Shawl Tuxedos from Black Tux, accompanied with a side of great humor! The gentlemen were so much fun to work with and never batted an eye at our crazy requests. As for the ladies, they wore Azazie earth tone dresses. We had tons of fun popping bottles of champagne, and photographing in multiple locations. Their grace and support to Stacy was ever present! You ladies crushed the Bridesmaids game!

We first started portraits at the The Hotel Alcott, which is where the couple celebrated their wedding reception. The second story bridal suite also doubled as a fun photograph for the bridal party! We made some pit stops throughout historic Cape May for some gorgeous portraits, shout out to Great American Trolley Company! Our first stop was Peter Shields Inn. Peter Shields Inn is our couples go-to restaurant and hotel, and they absolutely loved this location. If you’ve never been, I highly recommend a date night at their restaurant! The next location was Cape May’s very own, The Virginia Hotel. Here, our happy couple shared some of their fondest memories.

 

Also, how fun are these people?! Like come on! Cape May’s very own, Our Lady Star of the Sea, hosted Stacy and Conor’s wedding ceremony where they were surrounded by family and friends. The clean and simple decor of the church complemented their romantic details perfectly. Our favorite moment was when Stacy’s nephew came down the aisle for a last minute hug just before they gave their vows! How precious are they?

 

After the sunset, with sandy feet and full hearts, we started to party in celebration of the beautiful couple. Hotel Alcott was super accommodating and we geeked out pretty hard when they gave us coursed vendor meals (It’s the small things – haha). The couple were announced and there wasn’t a sitting guest in the house. They shared their first dances surrounded by their loved ones.