Gorgeous Modern Vintage Wedding at Union Trust • Emily Wren Weddings

Gorgeous Modern Vintage Wedding at Union Trust • Emily Wren Weddings

Today is a very special day friends, because our very own Blogger Bride Ashley is MARRIED to her high school sweetheart, Ben, and there are just not enough heart eyes for this wedding! To understand much of their day, you need to know that these two met while working at their local movie theater, and the ways in which they incorporated meaningful and significant movie-themed details will leave you with tears in your eyes. Their day at Union Trust in Philadelphia was both classic and glamorous, with modern and vintage details seamlessly incorporated at every turn. We'll let the incredible photos from the talented Emily Wren tell the story... so pull up a chair, pour that second cup of coffee and get ready to fall. in. LOVE. 

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Introducing our 2018 Blogger Bride, Ashley B. • Emily Wren Photography

Introducing our 2018 Blogger Bride, Ashley B. • Emily Wren Photography

It's that time friends! Today we're thrilled to introduce you to Ashley B, our newest Blogger Bride for Red Oak Weddings! Ashley and Ben are high school sweethearts, with a love story that has survived long distance and the test of time, and this spring they'll get to say "I Do" surrounded by the people they love the most. Over the next few months, Ashley will be sharing advice, tips and inspiration, and of course, their beautiful wedding! 

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Elegant Garden Wedding at Tyler Arboretum • Emily Wren Photography

Elegant Garden Wedding at Tyler Arboretum • Emily Wren Photography

Effortlessly elegant and eternally chic Tess+ Billy's spring Philadelphia wedding is one for the books. From Tess' blush pink dress and the perfectly mismatched bridesmaid dresses, to the stunning florals and breathtaking grounds of Tyler Arboretum, every details is more beautiful than the next. Emily Wren said it perfectly, and we couldn't agree more: "Their overjoyed smiles never seemed to cease throughout the entire day, and their love for one another is truly undeniable in the photographs". Brides + Grooms, grab your second cup of coffee and get ready for some endless inspiration!

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Romantic Estate Wedding at The Glen Foerd on the Delaware • Emily Wren Photography

Romantic Estate Wedding at The Glen Foerd on the Delaware • Emily Wren Photography

Oh fall, we la-la-love you, and this Glen Foerd on the Delaware wedding from Emily Wren Photography is the perfect example of why. Lindsey & Ryan had the most beautiful September wedding: fresh, classic and full of emotion. Our favorite part? Ryan's reaction when he saw Lindsey... annnnd the red converse peeking out from Lindsey's dress (a gift from her groom!). From the mismatched bridesmaid dresses to the incredible floral design from Love n' Fresh, we know you're going to love this one as much as we do.  

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Serene + Elegant Spring Wedding at Anthony Wayne House • Emily Wren Photography

Serene + Elegant Spring Wedding at Anthony Wayne House • Emily Wren Photography

Mondays always hit us hard, especially after a fun weekend, but we promise today's wedding will leaving you swooning. Krista + Danny's spring wedding in Pennsylvania was all sorts of epic. From the stunning Anthony Wayne House to the incredibly serene color palette, there is inspiration at every turn. And if you know us at all, a wedding day that includes your four-legged friends makes our hearts beat a little bit faster, and Krista + Danny's sweet puppy Stella definitely stole the show.  We LOVE that these two get to look back on their gorgeous photos from Emily Wren Photography and see their best friend, donning a floral wreath, standing by their side. 

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Rustic + Elegant Same-Sex Wedding at Terrain • Emily Wren Photography

Rustic + Elegant Same-Sex Wedding at Terrain • Emily Wren Photography

Well friends, we're back from an extended vacation with family (did you know we were gone?!) and there's no better wedding to kick off our first day back! Allyson + Colleen's gorgeous wedding at Terrain was rustic, elegant and simply magical. And with Emily Wren behind the camera, you know that every photo is not only beautiful, but will also be cherished for generations to come. Full of energy and thoughtful details, their day is an example of how even the smallest details add up to a day that is uniquely, you. From the vintage postcard table numbers representing their travels to knot-tying portion of their ceremony, love was felt all around. 

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Crisp Fall Wedding in Princeton, New Jersey • Lauri for Emily Wren and Kerry Patel Designs

Crisp Fall Wedding in Princeton, New Jersey •  Lauri for Emily Wren and Kerry Patel Designs

Autumn weddings always seem to be so romantic, and Tricia and Alex's Princeton wedding is certainly no exception. Thoughtful and personal details made this day all about them; from a hand-drawn map of their favorite places, to her grandmother's mink stole, no detail was left out. Stunning flowers from Kerry Patel Designs, one of our preferred vendors, were the perfect compliment to this already beautiful November day. 

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Classic Downtown Philadelphia Wedding at Cathedral Basilica • Emily Wren Photography

 

It's just getting colder and colder here in the northeast, but our weddings keep reminding us that warmer weather is just a few months away. Kelly & Andrew's summer wedding at Cathedral Basilica in Philadelphia is perfection on every level. A sophisticated dress, mismatched bridesmaid dresses, and bold and organic florals all made this wedding a modern classic. One of our favorites, Emily Wren, was there to capture it all, putting her signature touch on everything. 


From Emily: Kelly & Andrew's wedding was a beautiful juxtaposition of modern and traditional, romantic and carefree! They chose The Cathedral Basilica in Downtown Philadelphia for their ceremony location; a stunning, impressive church full of grandeur and awe. For portraits we took a quick walk over to The Barnes Museum, stopping under a canopy of sycamore trees and playing with the reflections in pool that surrounds the modern museum. Kelley looked absolutely beautiful with her free-flowing locks and chic classic Theia gown from lovely bride. Her summer bouquet by Flourish Floral Artistry was bright and fun!

JG Domestic The Cira Center was the perfect reception location for these two. A great mix of rustic, sleek and modern. The bright blooms really popped against the clean and open backdrop of the reception room. My heart just melted watching Kelley & Andrew's first dance. These two were brimming with excitement all day!

Vendors: Hair: Alyssa Gallen Band | Catering: Garces Event Group | Wedding Dress: Theia | Floral Design: Flourish Floral Artistry | Photographer: Emily Wren Photography

Sunday Brunch Wedding at the Union League • Emily Wren Photography

 

We absolutely adore Laura + Jeffery's summer Philadelphia wedding from Emily Wren Photography. The Union League was the perfect backdrop for a classic and timeless Sunday brunch wedding, full of gorgeous flowers, a stunning couple and endless joy.


From Emily: Laura & Jeffery held a Sunday Brunch wedding at the Union League. Everything about their day had classic Philadelphia feel! As they shared their first look in Rittenhouse Square a gust of wind lifted Laura's long veil into the air, making for a magical windswept moment!

Papertini decorated The Union League with bright yellow and green arrangements. The juxtaposition of the classic ornate architecture with the garden party feel of the flowers really enlivened the space.

Vendors: Photography: Emily Wren Photography | Venue: The Union League | Florals: Papertini Floral Design

 

Intimate and Unique Terrain Engagement Session • Emily Wren Weddings

 

Kelly + David's engagement session almost has us wishing for cooler temps (almost)! We love everything about these photos by Emily Wren - cozy sweaters, a fire pit and hot cocoa... all at Terrain? The rustic charm and unique layout is the perfect setting! 


From Emily: Looking for a location to take your engagement photos this winter or early spring? Terrain's rustic charm and winter greenery provided the perfect backdrop for Kelly & David's engagement session. First we snapped some shots as they cozied up around the fire pit. We took more portraits inside surrounded by the pretty ferns and succulents of the greenhouse. Then in the cafe Kelly & David sipped cocoa as I captured some more candid moments. I had so much fun getting to know these two and really can't wait for their wedding at Brookmill Farm this fall!