A Modern Outdoor Wedding in San Francisco, CA

The Bride Alli Lake, 29, a merchandising planner at Restoration Hardware The Groom Cole Jacobsen, 29, a sales associate at Advent Software The Date Oc

The Bride Alli Lake, 29, a merchandising planner at Restoration Hardware The Groom Cole Jacobsen, 29, a sales associate at Advent Software The Date October 1 The fashionable couple planned an ultra-modern affair in black, white, gray and vibrant purple, with graphic patterns for added punch.

A stark combo of
black and white dinnerware popped against the plum linens.
Alli wanted to show off her bridesmaids’ fabulous individual styles, so she let each of them choose their own purple dress.
Staying true to the modern look, colorful flowers topped checkered vases.
The couple infused vivid purple into the day’s details right from the start.
The couple chose Treasure Island for its views of the city where they fell in love.
Pashmina wraps were available for the ladies at the waterfront ceremony.
Green Centerpieces
Light-gray tuxes, purple bow ties and sneakers fit the fun-loving group.
A mixture of cool blue and warmer purple flowers lined the ceremony aisles.
Tented Evening Reception
Graphic vases and bold color made a striking statement, even in low arrangements (which alternated with tall ones).
The bar area was
staged with chic lounge furniture to give off 
a contemporary vibe, while still making guests feel comfortable.
Reception First Dance
Cocktail Hour Hors D’oeuvres
Cole’s three-piece suit and patterned tie needed little extra in the way of accessorizing. A single bloom did the trick.
Spool Escort Cards
White-and-green bouquets were wrapped in rich purple ribbon.
Black and White Patterned Cake
Mauve, White, Silver, Black Color Palette