A fashionable and musical elopement under a giant oak tree #Wedding Porn#birdcage veil#black dress#destination wedding#eloping#gloves#louisiana#new orleans#short dress February 26 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Oh, to be a sandwich with these people. They are totally gorgeous and had an equally gorgeous elopement under a huge-mongous oak tree in New Orleans. Krysten chose the destination and planned the trip since she loves NOLA, and Chris wrote the ceremony himself. In their own words, they wanted "simplicity and fiscal solvency," so eloping just made perfect sense. To get the ceremony under that majestic tree, a little smooth talking was in order with a gruff groundskeeper! Elizabeth Ray had the pleasure of capturing their awesomeness and shared these photos with us. Enjoy! Related Post Shiver with delight at a spooky wedding in the French Quarter Say it with me. The French Quarter. Even the name of the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans has a mystical quality to it. Elisa and... Read more There's more where this came from, my friends. Elizabeth Ray Photography has the lot. Bride's dress: Anthropologie This post features Offbeat Vendors! Check out their vendor listing to see how they cater to Offbeat Brides: Elizabeth Ray Photography Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Create an aisle out of pinwheels NEXT One lucky couple could win $5,000 with their Traveler's Joy honeymoon registry Show/Hide comments [ 23 ] Is that the tree of life? I went to a wedding there last year! 2 agree Reply Erm, can we all just take a moment and acknowledge the extreme sexiness of this couple. Like, damn! 16 agree Reply Yeah, Superman already called dibs on being sandwiched by these two, but I'm waiting my turn next in line. (Offbeat Bride, perhaps the only wedding blog where couples featured are sexually propositioned by editors?) 13 agree Reply And often! 6 agree Reply Does anyone know where the bride bought her dress? It's absolutely incredible! 2 agree Reply Hi, bride here. Thank you for the sweet comments! I bought the dress at Anthropologie! It's still there, and now available in NAVY, which I probably would have went for first… 5 agree Reply PLEASE tell me where this oak is located! This looks like the perfect place to get married! Thanks so much! Reply That dress is beautiful!!!! 1 agrees Reply THAT DRESS! That couple! That tree! I have a major crush on them right now 1 agrees Reply I know! Where is this dress from? I need it!!! Reply Krysten let us know that it's from Anthropologie! Reply This is what YES! and THIS! and FTW! would look like if they hopped on the good foot and did the bad thing. 😉 That dress and that couple….divine!! Reply The Sexiness! The Simplicity! The FISH EYE SHOT! The trombone-wielding witness! You guys are my wedding heroes!! This post is going to my guy right away because THIS, above all else, must convince him that eloping is the way to go. mazel tov! 2 agree Reply Soooooooooooo gorgeous. And sweet. And just…divine. I love everything about this tiny little wedding. Gorgeous bride, adorable groom. Perfect. Reply Beautiful live oak! This is exactly why I picked my ceremony site at Fontainebleau State Park across the lake from New Orleans. Your elopement is gorgeous! As are you both! Reply This elopement is just beautiful! You both have such great style. Awesome photos! 1 agrees Reply You are both so beautiful, and it looks so romantic. 1 agrees Reply I think I see Audubon Park in these shots! And no, it's not the Tree of Life, but I'm getting married there next month! Yay New Orleans weddings! Yay exclamation marks! 1 agrees Reply Since I live in NOLA and know this lovely company, I am so proud that they chose to begin their married life here! I'm so touched by these photos that I've been moved to tears!!!! So happy for y'all and so happy that your families are so happy!!!! 1 agrees Reply You guys are one glam, hot couple! And your bouquet was amazing. Congratulations! 1 agrees Reply What a great couple! The bride reminds me a little bit of Christina Hendricks from Mad Men—bringing the sexy in spades. I really love that dress and veil. 2 agree Reply I've searched through Anthropologie and can't seem to find the dress. The link provided is also not working. Is there any way to find out more info on it? Thanks very much! 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