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
  • Maggie @ Black and White {Side by Side}

    GORGEOUS! She rocks that David’s Bridal dress!

  • kyle hale

    Gabe is legit. Great shots!

  • I just love the style of this wedding. A great mix of traditional and nontraditional. Love it!

  • love it!

  • I LOVE her style! The stole, the birdcage veil…so amazing.

  • I love the birdcage veil, stunning!!

  • LOVE! Great job, Gabe!

  • Niki

    So excited to see my wedding on here!
    For everyone who loved the veil, I got it at http://www.unique-vintage.com :)

  • 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!

  • this might be the most glamorous birdcage veil that we’ve ever. seen. ever.

  • Gabe is so awesome. I love his style :)

  • Amazing work Gabe!

  • 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.

  • suzanne

    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

  • Lemon

    That is absolutely stunning! I can’t get over how beautiful it all looks together. Exactly what she described!

  • Love their style, their look, and both were captured so perfectly in the photos!

  • Love it. Very romantic. Lovely veil.

  • KaCee Garren

    That is actually her grandmother’s stole, and she looked beautiful in it!

  • Margaret Ivory – Ivory Pearl Bridal Mall

    This wedding did the 40’s proud ~ so elegant and truly vintage

  • Chrissy

    Where did the bridesmaids get their dresses? They were great!

  • Camille Childress

    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.