Elopements have been around forever–a short ceremony that’s sweet and private. But the celebration doesn’t end there anymore. The modern take involves a handful of close friends, great eats, and lots of laughs.
Eloping can ease the burdens of money, family, and stress and put the focus back on the couple.
Florals from Eventi by Diana Venditto. On her: Vienna shift dress from BHLDN. On him: Stylist’s own. “We Eloped!” balloon from mlc designs. Shot on location at the original Towson courthouse, the Creative Alliance’s BUS stop designed by Madrid-based artist collective mmmm…, and at the city home of RC and Erin Reed.
Vintage Volkswagen Beetle Laura Black Photography. Car sign mlc designs. Florals from Eventi by Diana Venditto. Curry pumpkin soup from Sascha’s. Stationery suite and menu card from mlc designs.
On her: vintage romper. On him: stylist’s own. Argentinian flank steak with cilantro parsley chimichurri from Sascha’s. Monogrammed embroidery hoop by King Soleil on Etsy.
Food spread including turmeric risotto with grilled shrimp, grilled vegetable stacks, artisan breads, and a seasonal salad with dried cranberries, pears, gorgonzola, and fried leeks— and styling from Sascha’s.
Neapolitan miniature cakes from Sascha’s. Lighting Event Dynamics. Menu card from mlc designs. All other items stylist’s own.
Photographs Laura Black Photography STYLING & PRODUCTION Eventi by Diana Venditto and Mlc Designs Hair and makeup Behind the Veil Food styling Lindsay Henry for Sascha’s catering Models Ally and Stephen Gorschboth, plus Aaron Brown, Lindsay Henry, and David Smith.