plum bridesmaids

When a wedding showcases as much gorgeous color as Krystal + Russell’s joy-filled celebration at Millwick in Downtown Los Angeles, we know we are in for a major treat! These two met while Russell (a musician) was playing a show, and given their history, it made perfect sense to incorporate some fun musical elements into the decor. In addition to that, a gorgeous jewel-tone palette and a few chic, feminine touches gave the venue a lush, layered look and to achieve their ideal wedding setting, K + R smartly teamed up with Michelle from Coordinator, M.D (Russell’s cousin!), Angela from Revelry Event Design, and Sharon from Knot Just Flowers. What was created by this team was a fun feast for the eyes + we’re pretty sure you’re about to be inspired!

Krystal shares, We wanted our wedding day to reflect romance with a little bit of edginess and glamour. We felt it was very important to express our individual personalities as well as who we are as a couple. We definitely had fun with color, textures and embraced the fact that a wedding doesn’t have to be all about white.

Thanks to Kristina Adams Photography for the gorge images below!

blue ring

anemone bouquet

So much love for this peony + anemone bouquet. And those ribbons? Too good!

plum heels

first look

Our Favorite Memory From The Wedding

The most memorable moment was definitely our “first look”. At first we were a little hesitant at doing a first look as we wanted to capture that first moment walking down the aisle. But looking back we are so glad we did it this way. Your wedding day is so emotional and I felt like it gave us the chance to share that super special moment and really take it all in. It still didn’t affect that moment walking down the aisle, if anything it gave us the chance to put all jitters aside and really take in every moment of the ceremony. It’s like every single second of your wedding day is like seeing that person for the first time… its magical.

Millwick Wedding

Millwick Wedding

Millwick Wedding

bridal party at the millwick

gray groomsmen jackets

Hayley Page Dress

bridesmaids in jewel toned dresses

The whole bridal party looked completely on point! Shop this look in our guide below!

plum anemone bouquets

vintage rug aisle

Our Musicial Choices

Processional: Bridal Party: Xocoyotzin Moraza – Harpist; Bride: The Lime Tree – Trevor Hall

Recessional: Ready to Go – Panic at the Disco

First Dance: Smother Me – The Used

Millwick Wedding

Millwick Wedding

Millwick Wedding

Millwick Wedding

Millwick Wedding

Millwick Wedding

The jewel-tone palette carried through the reception, where guests dined on cuisine from Billotti’s Catering at long, family style tables.

Millwick Wedding

vintage plate setting

dessert bar

Millwick Wedding

This sweets display from Sweet and Saucy is way too gorgeous!

gold and floral cake

Our Advice To Those Planning Now

There is so much that goes into a wedding…and I cannot stress enough how much we relied on our wedding planner Michelle Dixon and my close friend Angela Murelli. They were so helpful in every way possible and really encouraged us to follow our overall vision. We quickly learned that it was key to pick out the things that were most important to us… ex: food, décor, or whatever that might be. Concentrate on those things and really make them all about your personality and likes. Just remember you will have a ton of people trying to give you advice on what they like, but at the end of the day it is really about what you want as a couple, so make this day as fun and unique as possible. Lastly, just remember to breathe… everything will be perfect.

photography: Kristina Adams Photography // venue: Millwick Los Angeles, California // event design: The Bride, Michelle from Coordinator, M.D, Angela from Revelry Event Design, and Sharon from Knot Just Flowers // event planning: Michelle Dixon //  florals + hairpieces: Knot Just Flowers // wedding dress: Hayley Paige // shoes: BP “Luminate Open Toe Dress Sandal” // bridesmaid dresses: BHLDN // hair + makeup: Sarah Bailey // groom’s suit: Blazer from Topman USA, Pants from H&M, Shirt and Tie from Express, Shoes from Nunn Bush // groomsmen suits: H&M // videography: Boxheart Weddings // paper goods: Paper Source and Wedding Paper Divas // catering: Billotti’s Catering // cake: Sweet and Saucy // rentals: Classic Party Rentals, La Tavola, and Revelry Event Designers // officiant: Adam Lohrbach //  dj: Aaron Bertram


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