In the embrace of October’s gentle breezes, the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel bore witness to the enchanting union of Jordan and Luke, a celebration that epitomized the beauty of an ocean front Dana Point wedding. Planned to perfection by Kelsey Events and captured through the lens of Chard Photo, this coastal affair unfolded as a symphony of elegance against the iconic backdrop of the Pacific coastline.
The outdoor ceremony, set against the Ritz Carlton’s panoramic view of the ocean, immersed guests in the serene beauty of a Dana Point wedding by the shore. The scene was framed by a magnificent floral structure, adorned with pristine white blooms and lush greenery, harmonizing with the natural splendor that stretched beyond the horizon.
As the sun kissed the coastal landscape, the ceremony aisle became a floral wonderland, adorned with matching florals that guided the couple towards their vows. Four grand floral designs, elevated on clear acrylic pedestals, framed the entry to the aisle, creating a captivating entrance that seamlessly blended sophistication with nature’s beauty.
Luke, the epitome of dapper elegance, donned a classic black tux and tie, perfectly complemented by a chic boutonniere. Jordan, radiant in her timeless gown, carried a bouquet that mirrored the coastal hues, a symbol of the love that blossomed against the backdrop of the ocean.
Underneath the blue sky and the warm October sun, the couple seized a moment during cocktail hour to steal away for barefoot pictures on the beach. The golden hour glow cast a magical ambiance, capturing the essence of their love against the breathtaking coastal backdrop.
Moving into the reception, the venue’s ballroom transformed into a canvas of coastal sophistication. A color palette of white and light blue hues draped the tables in light blue linens, adorned with a subtle stitched pattern. Flickering candlelight, floral centerpieces, and elegant place settings graced the tabletops, creating an atmosphere of refined charm.
The centerpieces, a blend of tall arrangements in clear vases and low-lying groupings, added dimension and grace to the reception. Above the dance floor hung a crystal chandelier, suspended within a circular architectural feature, adorned with lush greenery and white blooms, echoing the coastal elegance that defined the day.
As the night unfolded, Jordan, Luke, and their guests danced beneath the starry lights to the rhythm of a live band, creating memories that echoed the joyous spirit of their ocean front Dana Point wedding. In the heart of coastal bliss, their celebration became a timeless ode to love, nature, and the beauty that comes when two souls find their forever against the backdrop of the boundless sea.
Planner: Kelsey Events | Floral Design: Flowers by Cina | Photography: Chard Photo | Paper Goods: Honeycrisp Designs | Venue: Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel | Videography: Onestory Weddings | Wedding Cake: Grace and Honey Cakes | Rentals: Theoni Collection, 1111 Event Rentals, BBJ La Tavola, Bader Collective| Entertainment: VIPS Entertainment