Joanne and Shandra's brunch wedding at an art gallery was full of sweet and emotional moments, a ring dog, cultural touches, and adorable brunch bites. Their decor was a perfect match for the art gallery wedding, including a wishing tree, their answer to a guestbook where guests could hang handwritten cards with advice and well-wishes.
There were succulents, a zither player(!), and a processional song for each lady (“Love Today” by MIKA for Shandra and the Rocky Theme Song for Joanne). Don't miss the macarons that said “Happy Wedding” on them in three different languages!
Here's a fun little anecdote of the night they met…
“It was a late Friday night in the Mission [District of San Francisco], when they chatted about work, music, and the annoying young hipsters over vodka with soda and lime. They had the same favorite drink, dark, and dirty sense of humor, and love of dark chocolate. It was meant to be. Shandra claims to have thought, ‘this has potential' and showed her interest by playfully cajoling her date to dance. Joanne thought, ‘I guess I should indicate my interest' and the kiss sealed the deal.”
Photography: Chloe Jackman Photography • Planner: A Monique Affair • Ceremony/Reception: Vessel Gallery • Caterer: Pinx Catering • Florist: Pura Vida Flowers and Plants • Makeup/Hair: Carrie Guerriero • Wedding dress: I Do Bridal by Allure Romance • Tailor: Thuy Custom Clothier