A Modern Outdoor Wedding in St. Louis, MO

The Bride Ann Colletti, 35, a program manager at Ernst & Young The Groom Lance Scharkey, 34, an intelligence analyst The Date October 1  Ann and Lance

The Bride Ann Colletti, 35, a program manager at Ernst & Young The Groom Lance Scharkey, 34, an intelligence analyst The Date October 1 Ann and Lance wanted to add a unique spin to their traditional outdoor wedding. They subtly infused playful pink and lime-green hues into the invitations, cake, and attire, modernizing classic elements and brightening the overall aesthetic.

Vibrant bunches of pink, fuchsia and white hues popped against the ceremony aisles.
Tiny pink and white flowers dotted the round three-tiered cake. Metallic sugar ribbon finished the look.
A country club setting set the scene for cocktails and mingling at Ann and Lance's reception.
Just before sunset, the couple exchanged vows in a serene cluster of trees overlooking the lake.
Ann wore white peep-toe wedges, which were a practical (and stylish) choice for the couple's lawn-set ceremony.
Ann wanted an elegant but “no-fuss” dress, so she chose an antique ivory double-satin gown with  a deep V-neckline.
Fuchsia hydrangeas packed a bold punch, while white and green berries added a playful touch.
The bridesmaids' carried multicolored bouquets, filled with soft-hued blooms.
Ann kept a clean, classic look, opting for a french twist undo and natural makeup.
Lance requested that his boutonniere contain at least one flower found in Ann's bouquet.