Future brides flocked for Modern Luxury Weddings Washington’s Evening of Bridal Luxury at District Winery.
THE PARTY Modern Luxury Weddings Washington kicked off wedding season with an evening of bridal luxury at District Winery at The Wharf. Brides-to-be and their guests feasted on elegant spreads and danced the night away to music from Andy Kushner. DC’s top wedding vendors helped make the evening a smashing success, including Type A Invitations, Farida Floral and Petal’s Edge Floral Design and Field & Gown. Models from T.H.E Artist Agency donned the latest bridal looks provided by Rizik’s, and guests posed in front of Brightly Ever After’s floral photo wall. Some highlights were certainly live illustrations by Cris Clapp Logan, tarot card readings from Sally Thompson, a VIP lounge by Logan 14 and cigar rolling by Castañeda Cigars. THE PEOPLE Some 200 wedding-minded Washingtonians turned out, including planners, vendors, brides and their families, along with such notables as Jennifer Shapiro, Danna Chavez, Thy Parra, Sophie Blake and Ande Riggins. BEST IN SHOW Guests indulged in sweet delights from Nicecream, Fluffness, The Chocolate Chick and Ladurée, and an extraordinary wedding cake by Buttercream. Sweets were washed down with craft cocktails from Jos. A. Magnus & Co. distillers. -Lauren Staehle
Photos by Daniel Schwartz