One part glamour and one part rock and roll, this adorable couple worked their style for their wedding portraits with photographer Gabe Aceves. Her hair and that amazing veil are so perfect for the overall look of the wedding that when combined with that dress and fur stole, are a total vintage home run!

vintage glam wedding

From the glamorous bride. Really I had an image in my mind of what I wanted my wedding to look like (which can be dangerous and usually leads to disappointment, lol). The way it all came together, though, was effortless. It all just fit.

vintage glam wedding

vintage glam wedding

We wanted something fairly small, informal, and fun! We really wanted our wedding to be a big party, which is exactly what it ended up being. We have a love for tattoos, rock music, and the glamour of the 1940’s and it all came together to look exactly how I saw it in my head, if not better!

vintage glam wedding

vintage glam wedding

vintage glam wedding

vintage glam wedding

vintage glam wedding

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Wedding Vendors (Arlington, VA and Washington, DC):
Ceremony Venue: St. Agnes Catholic Church / Reception Venue: F. Scotts Art Deco Bar / Photographer: Gabe Aceves / Wedding Dress: Galina Signature from David’s Bridal / Veil: Unique Vintage / Earrings: Evolve Body Jewelry / Groom and Groomsmen Suits: Ralph Lauren / Hair: Dana Nelson of Jouvence Aveda / Catering: F. Scotts

21 comments

Comments (21):

  • Camille Childress on January 23, 2011

    I'm the blonde bridesmaid. I got my dress at unique-vintage.com, same as the veil. We all got our dresses from different places, though.
  • Chrissy on January 16, 2011

    Where did the bridesmaids get their dresses? They were great!
  • Margaret Ivory - Ivory Pearl Bridal Mall on January 12, 2011

    This wedding did the 40's proud ~ so elegant and truly vintage
  • KaCee Garren on January 11, 2011

    That is actually her grandmother's stole, and she looked beautiful in it!
  • Erica Brooks on January 10, 2011

    Love it. Very romantic. Lovely veil.
  • Jill La Fleur on January 10, 2011

    Love their style, their look, and both were captured so perfectly in the photos!
  • Lemon on January 10, 2011

    That is absolutely stunning! I can't get over how beautiful it all looks together. Exactly what she described!
  • suzanne on January 9, 2011

    i just love the look on the minister's face-priceless-it says it all-can you see the joy in that smile for the couple-he really looks so happy for them, truly happy for them
  • Katrinna on January 8, 2011

    If I got a chance to re-do my wedding, it would be so much like this! What a beautiful event. Congrats! Thank you for sharing.
  • Paul Rowland on January 7, 2011

    Amazing work Gabe!
  • Luis Godinez on January 7, 2011

    Gabe is so awesome. I love his style :)
  • Paper Moss on January 6, 2011

    this might be the most glamorous birdcage veil that we've ever. seen. ever.
  • gabe aceves on January 6, 2011

    Thanks so much amanda! it was so great working with Niki and Jon, a beautiful day and it was totally them. So thrilled to have them on Ruffled!
  • Niki on January 6, 2011

    So excited to see my wedding on here! For everyone who loved the veil, I got it at www.unique-vintage.com :)
  • Kristi Wright on January 6, 2011

    LOVE! Great job, Gabe!
  • Rachel - theWeddingVine on January 6, 2011

    I love the birdcage veil, stunning!!
  • crystal on January 6, 2011

    I LOVE her style! The stole, the birdcage veil...so amazing.
  • Ashley Holmgren Events on January 6, 2011

    love it!
  • Angela Gaspar Photography on January 6, 2011

    I just love the style of this wedding. A great mix of traditional and nontraditional. Love it!
  • kyle hale on January 6, 2011

    Gabe is legit. Great shots!
  • Maggie @ Black and White {Side by Side} on January 6, 2011

    GORGEOUS! She rocks that David's Bridal dress!

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