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A Vintage Urban Wedding in San Francisco, CA

  • Jesse Leake Photography, San Francisco
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Jeanne & Oscar in San Francisco, CA
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For a textured look, Jeanne carried a bouquet of garden roses and ranunculus with pussy willow loops wrapped around the perimeter.
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The bridesmaids carried ranunculus and garden roses like Jeanne, plus white tea roses.
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The first two pairs of shoes Jeanne bought made her look taller than Oscar. Her third -- these suede navy blue pumps -- were perfect.
Manolo Blahnik, SaksFifthAvenue.com
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Jeanne found her Rivini gown at a trunk show. Its trumpet style went with the wedding's 1930s vibe.
Rivini, Bridal Galleria, San Francisco
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Jeanne and Oscar's friend designed their invitations. The backing had a blue and silver foil geometric pattern to match the Art Deco feel.
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Prior to the ceremony, Jeanne and Oscar had a traditional Chinese tea ceremony, which started at Oscar's parents' house.
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The ballroom's 20-foot-tall fireplace made a perfect backdrop, and standing driftwood and white vases alternated down the aisle.
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Jeanne's aunt sewed the table runners (using pretty patterned fabric) so that they would run the length of the extra-long tables.
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To add height to the long dining tables, vases were filled with a mix of curly willow, kiwi vine and local pistachio branches.
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The driftwood pieces from the ceremony doubled as posts for the street signs at the reception.
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The couple arranged the seating in a grid pattern, like Manhattan, and named tables after streets and avenues in the city.
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The couple’s DJ played songs by artists such as New Order, Erasure, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Common, Cam’ron and Stevie Wonder. Oscar even took the mic to freestyle at one point.
DJ Chicken Skratch, Daly City

Jeanne & Oscar in San Francisco, CA

The Bride Jeanne Law, 33 and is an interior designer and the assistant director at the American Academy of English The Groom Oscar Gee, 32 and is a project manager for the City and County of San Francisco The Date October 17 A blush pink and navy color combo softened the wedding’s ’30s Art Deco vibe. Jeanne and Oscar also wanted an urban feel as a nod to the city where they met.
- Jaimie Dalessio
Their Ingredients
  • Jesse Leake Photography, San Francisco
  • Amy Burke Designs
  • Manolo Blahnik, SaksFifthAvenue.com
  • Rivini, Bridal Galleria, San Francisco
  • DJ Chicken Skratch, Daly City

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