Carly and Todd’s love story unfolded against the backdrop of Philadelphia’s historic charm and modern allure. Their wedding at The Down Town Club by Cescaphe was a celebration of the love they share. I loved the chic, modern vibe of their wedding. The black and white color scheme and look of the venue was one of elegance and sophistication.
The day began with Carly getting ready for her big day at the W Hotel in Philadelphia. After their heartfelt first look, the couple enjoyed espresso martinis at the hotel bar. It was a moment of calm and joy before the whirlwind of the day. I love that they took a moment to pause, connect, and savor before the busyness of the day ensued.
Old City Philly Wedding Portraits
Before making their way to the venue, Carly and Todd ventured to the iconic Merchants Exchange Building in Old City Philly for some timeless portraits. Against the backdrop of historic architecture, their love radiated, creating images that will stand the test of time. I loved Carly’s long satin gown that featured a beautiful train that draped over the stairs of the Merchants Exchange Building during their portraits.
Chic Down Town Club Wedding by Cescaphe
The Down Town Club by Cescaphe provided the perfect canvas for Carly and Todd’s modern and chic vision. With its sleek design and sweeping views of the city the venue seamlessly blended contemporary elegance with timeless sophistication. It was the ideal setting for a celebration of their love.
Their wedding ceremony at The Down Town Club featured tall white floral arrangements, clear seating for guests all arranged within the modern white room. Afterwards, the party moved to the ballroom for the wedding reception. White florals and flickering white candles decorated the tables lined with black tablecloths. White roses were meticulously arranged to hang from the chandeliers overhead.
As the night unfolded, fireworks burst in the distance in downtown — a surprise gift from the Phillies game. The night sky illuminated with vibrant colors, creating an unforgettable memory for both Carly and Todd, as well as their guests.
As the night progressed, Carly and Todd danced under the twinkling lights of The Down Town Club. Their guests joined in, celebrating their love and toasting to their future. I loved everything about their elegant, modern wedding that seamlessly blended the historic, timeless charm of Philadelphia with their chic and luxurious vision. Congratulations, Carly and Todd!
Photography: Amber Dawn Photography
Wedding Venue: The Down Town Club
Hair Stylist: Bridal by JB
Makeup Artist: Underground Artistry
Stationary: Aerialist Press
Wedding Coordinator: Je Taime Weddings & Coordination
Florist: Beautiful Blooms
Amber Dawn Photography specializes in light and airy, natural, and romantic wedding photography. With a penchant for estate weddings, Amber strives to create timeless images that reflect the romanticism in soft hues, capturing for posterity the many facets of the love that is the reason for the celebration. To view more of Amber’s work, click here to view her wedding portfolio. If you are interested in learning more about working with Amber, please inquire with her today!
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