The Knot Gala 2012, New York

  1. The Knot at The New York Public Library

    Bridal fashion designers and the New York area's top wedding pros gathered to network and celebrate awe-inspiring wedding design hosted by The Knot Wedding Network at The New York Public Library.  Guests enjoyed delicious treats, beautiful decor, and live music to keep them dancing well into the night.  Keep reading to get all the details!

    This beautiful evening was designed by David Beahm Design and brought together by Daughter of Design.

    Special thanks to our sponsors:

    Planning: Daughter of Design

    Venue: The New York Public Library

    Floral and Event Design: David Beahm Design

    Catering: Cocktail Caterers

    Lighting: Levy Lighting | NYC

    Live Music: Elan Artists

    Rentals: Classic Party Rentals

    Furniture Rentals: Taylor Creative Inc.

    Stationery and Signage: East Six

    Specialty Bar: St-Germain

    Ice Cream Floats: Radish

    Dessert Bar: Momofuku Milk Bar

    Transportation: Camelot Specialty Limos

    Specialty Catering: Oysters XO

    Videography: Elysium Productions

    Photography: Ira Lippke Studios

    Photo Booth: 5th Avenue Digital

    Flipbooks: Go Flip Yourself

    Photo Booth and Dessert Bar Florals: Fleurs NYC

    Onsite Beauty Services: JKFlashy; Salon POSH

  2. Romantic Rain

    Rain fell as guests arrived, creating a romantic ambiance and bringing out gestures of chivalry by those with umbrellas.

    Venue: The New York Public Library

  3. The Design

    A beautiful tree with thousands of handmade butterflies framed the band as guests entered.

    Floral and Event Design: David Beahm Design

    Lighting: Levy Lighting | NYC

    Live Music: Elan Artists

  4. The Design

    Here is a closer look at the handmade butterflies, floating above as guests oohed and aahed.

    Floral and Event Design: David Beahm Design

  5. The Design

    Modern furniture was brought in to create comfortable nooks for guests to enjoy with friends.

    Rentals: Classic Party Rentals

    Furniture Rentals: Taylor Creative Inc.

  6. The Design

    The New York Public Library's beautiful architecture was enhanced with gorgeous lighting design.

    Lighting: Levy Lighting | NYC

  7. Drinks

    Guests were offered their favorite drinks throughout the evening, including our signature cocktail by St-Germain.

  8. Catered Fare

    Mini bites were hand-passed as guests made their way to the stationed delicacies.

    Catering: Cocktail Caterers

  9. Treats

    Guests were delighted to find a dessert bar on the upper mezzanine, where they enjoyed an array of sweet treats.

    Ice Cream Floats: Radish

    Dessert Bar: Momofuku Milk Bar

    Dessert Bar Florals: Fleurs NYC

  10. The Knot Magazine

    Hot off the press, The Knot's latest publication filled with gorgeous designer gowns and the country's best real weddings made its debut this evening.

  11. Entertainment

    Guests enjoyed creating their own silent movie flipbook with friends.

    Flipbooks: Go Flip Yourself

  12. Entertainment

    Guests smiled for the camera at the photo booth as well.

    Photo Booth: 5th Avenue Digital

  13. Entertainment

    The band kicked the tunes into high gear and guests couldn't help but show off their best moves.

    Live Music: Elan Artists

  14. The Red Carpet

    Some of the wedding world's top names in bridal fashion and design joined The Knot's editor-in-chief Carley Roney on the red carpet.

    Annie Lee from Daughter of Design and David Beahm from David Beahm Design

  15. The Red Carpet

  16. The Red Carpet

  17. The Red Carpet

    The Knot's Carley Roney with Randi Fenoli.
  18. The Red Carpet

    The Knot's Carley Roney with Preston Bailey, Randi Fenoli, and friends.
  19. Thank you!

    As the night came to a close, we were overcome by the talent and beauty each of our guests contributes to the bridal industry.  We hope they are as inspired as we are for the upcoming wedding season after such a fabulous event. 

    We offer another special thanks to all of the wedding pros who created this beautiful event:

    Planning: Daughter of Design

    Venue: The New York Public Library

    Floral and Event Design: David Beahm Design

    Catering: Cocktail Caterers

    Lighting: Levy Lighting | NYC

    Live Music: Elan Artists

    Rentals: Classic Party Rentals

    Furniture Rentals: Taylor Creative Inc.

    Stationery and Signage: East Six

    Specialty Bar: St-Germain

    Ice Cream Floats: Radish

    Dessert Bar: Momofuku Milk Bar

    Transportation: Camelot Specialty Limos

    Specialty Catering: Oysters XO

    Videography: Elysium Productions

    Photography: Ira Lippke Studios

    Photo Booth: 5th Avenue Digital

    Flipbooks: Go Flip Yourself

    Photo Booth and Dessert Bar Florals: Fleurs NYC

    Onsite Beauty Services: JKFlashy; Salon POSH