Megan + Brett Napa Valley

We first met briefly at the University of Colorado, but it was not until five years later in Chicago when we met again that we really hit it off. Instantly the two of us were best friends and simply loved being around one another. During our growing and deepening friendship, we realized just how much that we truly loved one another and began dating.  

The components that made the entire wedding weekend so special were having personal touches spread throughout the day that are characteristic of the two of us. The groom is a great fan of scotch, and his most important element of the wedding was ensuring that there was a scotch bar at the reception. With the cigars, expansive selection of whiskey, and robust leather couches - it was a huge hit! The bride was more focused on the smaller details of the wedding, such as having her mother’s wedding dress and grandmother’s brooch tied around her bouquet.

We feel so lucky to have worked with all of our wonderful vendors and cannot thank them enough for all they did to make our best day ever, so incredible. With their intensive help and collaboration, we created the most amazing day of our lives, with the ones that we love the most, which we will cherish and remember forever.

Megan holds her lush, cascading bouquet, surrounded by pink-themed bridesmaids with rosy bouquets; photo by Sylvie Gil
Getting ready details - the boutonnieres on a platter, Megan's Jimmy Choos wrapped in lace, and her wedding gown hanging from an arbor; photo by Sylvie Gil
Megan reaches up to her wedding dress on its hanger, her bridesmaids help her into her Jimmy Choo heels before the ceremony; photo by Sylvie Gil
A romantic shot of the bride looking at her groom over her shoulder, dressed in a sweetheart neckline lace dress, holding a cascading bouquet; photo by Sylvie Gil
First look - the groom kisses his blushing bride on the cheek, she holds a stunning bouquet spilling out of her hands; photo by Sylvie Gil
Bridal party shoot before the ceremony, a soft blush palette for the bridesmaids' dresses and bouquets, charcoal suits for the groomsmen; photo by Sylvie Gil
Bridesmaids in varied by related dresses of chiffon and lace cream and blush; photo by Sylvie Gil
Blush pink roses make up the bridesmaids' bouquets; photo by Sylvie Gil
Sweetheart necklines abound with both the bride and her bridesmaids; photo by Sylvie Gil
The entire handsome bridal party stands in dappled sunlight, in a gorgeous winery setting; photo by Sylvie Gil
The intimate ceremony space is marked by two sprawling floral accents, consistent with the blush-and-cream color palette; photo by Sylvie Gil
Max Gil florals are truly gorgeous - at once eclectic, elegant, and creative; photo by Sylvie Gil
Megan and Brett exchange vows in front of friends and family in their gorgeous Napa venue; photo by Sylvie Gil
A romantic kiss after the couple has said "I do" during their Napa ceremony; photo by Sylvie Gil
Max Gill florals highlight every aspect of the outdoor reception, from placecards to drink tables; photo by Sylvie Gil
The outdoor winery reception - samovars with juices, and cocktail tables in a patio; photo by Sylvie Gil
The exterior of a vine-covered building in the winery, guests mingle and enjoy cocktails before the outdoor reception; photo by Sylvie Gil
A Max Gill-designed bouquet of blooms and buds decorates a curtain tie at the outdoor reception; photo by Sylvie Gil
A couple shoot with Megan & Brett, the newlyweds stand in vast vineyards and share moments in the Napa sunset; photo by Sylvie Gil
Gorgeous table details highlighted by Max Gill florals - the long wood tables provide homey yet elegant seating, with an elevated feel created out of fine china and silverware; photo by Sylvie Gil
Grapes, among other beautiful accents, make up these Max Gill centerpieces, highlighted by antiqued votive candles; photo by Sylvie Gil
Embossed table markers, rustic votives, linen-over wood table runners, and gorgeous flowing centerpieces make this outdoor Napa reception a truly beautiful event; photo by Sylvie Gil
Rustic wooden tables lined with crisp white linen runners create a fresh spring look to this outdoor reception; photo by Sylvie Gil
Gold and dusty blush roses make for a unique and elegant centerpiece; photo by Sylvie Gil
Sprigs mark each napkin, crystal glasswear 

Wedding Planner: Simone Lennon Events | Venue: The Vintage Estate | Catering: The Vintage Estate | Florals: Max Gill Design | Hair: Sarah Hyde | Makeup: Sandy Thinnes | Paper Goods: Union Street Papery | Bride's Gown: Pronovias | Bride's Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Bridesmaids Dresses: Jenny Yoo | Groom's Attire: Loro Piana | Cake: Perfect Endings | Ceremony Music: Garden Strings | Lighting: Impact Lighting | Linens: La Tavola | Entertainment: Wall Street Band & DJ Josh Dukes | Video: IQ Videography