A Sophisticated Garden Wedding in Oklahoma

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During their planning, Katty and Chris knew that the focus of their garden wedding in Oklahoma would be the experience of their guests. With a guest list of over 400 people and a bridal party of 34, it’s easy to imagine that any sense of personality or intimacy would be overlooked, but this was far from the case for their wedding. Katty hired creative director Ginny Au to create a day that allowed the newlyweds to celebrate in sophisticated style, at the same time as creating a welcoming atmosphere.

Despite the extensive guest list, the reception managed to feel intimate, with no detail overlooked. An inspiring space was designed, incorporating textured linen, plenty of candlelight, and fresh fruit mixed into the tablescapes…and, individual buttercream frosted cakes for each guest’s  dessert.

The palette of Katty’s bouquet alone is just breathtaking: summery hues of pink, peach, and coral added to rich foliage and pale blue silk ribbon brings such a sense of life and vibrancy.

Locations: [ceremony] Holy Family Cathedral; [reception] Philbrook Museum of Art |Creative Direction & Styling: Ginny Au | Catering: Palace Café | Flowers: Sarah Winward | Photography: Ryan Ray Photography | Filmmaking: Joel Serrato | Officiant: Father Rick Stansberry with Christ the King Catholic Church | Stationery and Calligraphy: Brown Linen Design | Cakes: Amy Cakes | Music: [ceremony and cocktail hour] Brava Quartette; [reception] Haute Chile Productions | Rentals: La Tavola Fine Linen RentalParty Pro RentsTLC Rents | Bride’s Dress: Elie by Elie Saab | Bride’s Accessories: [veil] Monvieve from Ivory & White Bridal Boutique; [shoes] Jimmy Choo shoes | Hair: Candice Davis of Sterling Salon | Makeup: Amy Clarke | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale from Bella Bridesmaids | Matron of Honor’s Dress: Anna Sui | Bridesmaids’ Earrings: Lulu Frost | Groom’s Tuxedo: Armani Collezioni | Groom’s Accessories: [bow tie] Tom Ford; [slippers] New & Lingwood | Menswear: The Black Tux | Transportation: Exquisite ValetKristal Limousine | Ribbons: Froufrou Chic

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