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A Bohemian Bash Wedding in Brooklyn, New York

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Caroline & Zak in Brooklyn NY
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Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
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“We always try to tell the story about who the couple is and what they’re about,” says Lee. The outdoor ceremony gave the feel of an English garden party, alluding to Zak’s British roots, while the museum was a natural fit for the artsy couple. Brazilian music and libations during the cocktail hour celebrated Caroline’s heritage. And whimsical chil ...
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY
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After seven years and two children, Caroline and Zak decided to get married. Knowing they wanted to throw a big party, planner Jung Lee secured not one but two iconic Brooklyn locations for the couple, who lived in the borough at the time.
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For this hip city couple, Lee brought in mixologists to create specialty cocktails, and a DJ to spin a mix of contemporary hits and Brazilian bossa nova. In a cheeky twist on the pair’s Catholic roots, a video “confessional booth” was set up where guests could record personal messages to the couple.
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Caroline & Zak in Brooklyn NY

Some clever planning let this Brooklyn couple enjoy the best of both worlds: a gorgeous garden setting (the Brooklyn Botanic Garden) for their ceremony and cocktail hour, and a space packed with big-city glamour (the nearby Brooklyn Museum) for their reception. The eclectic summer wedding kicked off amid gardens and greenery and took a whimsical turn indoors with Alice in Wonderland–inspired tablescapes.

The Bride: Caroline
The Groom: Zak


Tables were arranged in long rows around the dance floor. Each had a mirrored top made of plexiglass, which reflected the candlelight and glass table accessories.The couple took to the glass-tile floor of the museum’s Beaux-Arts Court for their first dance.
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