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Eco Chic Cultural New York Real Wedding

Eco chic cultural New York real wedding. You have different ideas for your wedding and you can't choose. You want a beach wedding or you have a special location in mind? Well, we have a great idea for you. Why not combine them. Kali and Hansel did just that in their New York wedding. Hansel's family is from Guatemala who wanted some influence from his culture and Kali is eco chic and wanted to take a more hands on approach. We will show you how simple it was for them to satisfy what they both wanted for their special day.

First, let's look at the bride and groom. Hansel wore a regular black suit with white shirt. Kali wore a chiffon gown that had intricate beading in the neck line. The skirt was flowing which gave the appearance of a train. She did not clutter her ensemble with jewelry but wore simple earrings. She also did not wear a veil but a headband. This worked perfectly with her short hair.The best part is that Kali only spent $100 for her gown.

The couple was married outdoors as a mariachi band played.

Look at the cute flower girl. She looks delightful in her pink ensemble with the umbrella. Believe or not, Kale purchased tulle and made this dress herself.

The reception was also outside and Kali made many of the decorations such as the hanging twine balls and the hanging mason jars. She even designed the silverware that was made of bamboo. It was the perfect setting for an eco-chic wedding.

As the night wore on, she changed out of her gown into a stylish short dress. They did not have the customary wedding cake either. They had tier bundt cakes with an assortment of donuts on the top. It was simple yet very stylish. I am sure the guests appreciated the variety of flavors.

Once again, her handiwork was evident as the couple wore heart shaped glasses that Kali had designed.


It is possible to mix different ideas and cultures and have a wonderful wedding. So you see, you don't have to give up on your dream if it differs from your partner. Be flexible and creative and you can both have what you want on your special day.

Photography: Jesse & Whit of Our Labor of Love / Venue: Groom’s family home / Wedding planner: Lauren of Loli Events / Flowers: Bride’s Grandma / Mariachi: Mariachi Nuevo Mexico / Food: Groom’s family / Rentals: Camelot Rentals / Bride’s dress: APART & Alice + Olivia / Bride’s shoes: Badgley Mischka / Headpiece: made by bride / Groom’s suit: Zara / Groom’s tie: vintage from Old Hollywood / Flower girl dress:  handmade, shoes: Zappos

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