Kat Jamieson's Elegant Intimate Wedding in Nantucket

Kat Jamieson’s Elegant Intimate Marriage ceremony in Nantucket

It took virtually 4 years for Kat Tanita, founding father of the life-style weblog and journey app With Love From Kat, and advisor Thomas Jamieson to go on their second date. However, it was nicely well worth the wait.

“We met by means of our mutual buddy Ali in July 2015. We talked and laughed for hours. He went residence and advised all of his associates that he was in love,” shares Kat. “The timing was all incorrect although. I used to be really transferring to Paris a number of days later for the summer time and, on the time, I used to be contemplating a everlasting transfer. So we misplaced contact after that first date.”

“4 years later, I moved again to NYC and threw an enormous housewarming social gathering at my residence in Soho,” she continues. “I invited our buddy Ali, who posted a photograph of us on Instagram. He instantly noticed it and messaged her that I used to be ‘the one which received away.’ He nonetheless had my quantity, and we arrange a date at Metropolis Vineyard in West Village on essentially the most good summer time night time in Could 2019. Every thing clicked. The timing was good and I knew he was the one which night time.”

A yr and a half later, Thomas proposed on the seashore in Miami. “It was so particular and lovely,” remembers Kat. “He had my favourite photographer Bailey Templeton hiding behind a seashore stand capturing the second. These pictures are my absolute favourite.”

Whereas it took a number of years for his or her second date to occur, the couple wasted no time to make a journey down the aisle. They set a date for June 23, 2021, and hosted an intimate marriage ceremony with 15 visitors in Nantucket. “I grew up going to Nantucket and my aunt has a house there,” says Kat. “[It] has at all times had a particular place in my coronary heart! I at all times really feel comfy on the island.”

The couple labored with Tracy Taylor Ward to assist obtain their objectives of a “traditional but easy” marriage ceremony impressed by Ralph Lauren’s tablescapes. Whereas the occasion was small, getting ready for the two-day celebration was nonetheless an enormous activity.

“Planning a marriage is a variety of work! There are such a lot of particulars that go into it,” shares Kat. “Even for simply 15 individuals—you continue to must coordinate with the identical quantity of distributors as when you had been having 200 visitors.” She provides, “If I ever plan one other huge occasion, I’ll positively maintain a shared Google doc that acts because the ‘grasp’ doc to reference and edit as an alternative of going backwards and forwards and looking by means of tons of of emails!”

Forward, discover the small but beautiful affair deliberate by Tracy Taylor Ward and photographed by Lucy Cuneo.

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


The couple selected a minimalist stationary suite with hand calligraphy by Laura Hooper to suit their traditional aesthetic.

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


The couple each wore white to their rehearsal dinner. Kat appeared beautiful in a ruched strapless Monique Lhuillier gown.

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I customized the rehearsal dinner menu with the calligrapher.

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Curating the tablescapes for each the rehearsal dinner and marriage ceremony reception was one among Kat’s favourite elements of the planning course of. “I cherished discovering the Etsy distributors for the customized monogram napkins, getting the calligrapher to hand-paint the rehearsal dinner menus, and dreaming up the colours and particulars in my head,” she shares. “I didn’t make something myself, however I customized the rehearsal dinner menu with the calligrapher.”

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


For her marriage ceremony day, Kat did her personal hair and make-up as she received prepared in a silk slip from Fleur du Mal. She additionally decked herself out in pearls from head to toe, donning earrings from Bloomingdales and footwear by Jimmy Choo.

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As for her gown, Kat wore a lovely robe and veil from Monique Lhuillier. “The corset bodice was so dreamy and the lace overlay particulars had been beautiful,” she shares. “I felt so snug in it regardless of it being such a dramatic gown. I by no means thought I’d put on lace, however I fell in love with this gown. And, the veil sealed the deal.”

Nevertheless, the bride virtually did not put on this model on her marriage ceremony day. “I really had one other gown picked out months prior,” she provides. “It was one of many first ones I attempted on. I received so excited, I mentioned sure to the gown manner too quickly after which regretted it later! Fortunately, I went again and was capable of get a brand new gown. My recommendation is even when you assume it’s ‘the one,’ wait wait wait. Strive on a ton of various attire and simply have enjoyable with the complete gown purchasing expertise.”

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To stability out the look, Kat carried a easy bouquet of child’s breath.

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Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Thomas suited up in a navy tuxedo and a Rolex watch that Kat gifted him on their marriage ceremony day.

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Whereas the couple determined to not have a marriage social gathering, all of their 15 visitors obtained customized welcome baggage upon arrival. Kat provides, “Every thing was just about customized—right down to the monogrammed napkins!”

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


The pair determined their welcome cocktail also needs to be a murals. Kat says, “We love martinis a lot, that we had a complete martini tower!”

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


White roses introduced a traditional meets minimalist really feel to the ceremony decor, whereas free petals created a romantic pathway down the aisle as much as a lovely arch stuffed with greenery.

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


One in every of Kat’s most treasured moments of the day was when her father walked her down the aisle to “Can’t Assist Falling In Love” by Kina Grannis. “A favourite music from the film Loopy Wealthy Asians,” she provides.

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The ceremony was brief and candy for the pair and their visitors. “We really received married previous to our marriage ceremony and mentioned our vows to one another privately which was actually particular,” shares Kat. “I extremely suggest doing that!”

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After the ceremony, the couple took some non-public moments alone collectively to walk although the property.

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Do not forget that it’s about you two and nobody else.

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Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Kat’s recommendation for {couples} planning their very own marriage ceremony? “Do not forget that it’s about you two and nobody else,” she says. “Set the tone and don’t let any of the surface noise or inevitable hiccups that can come up get in the way in which of your special occasion!”

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


“I customized ordered the flower woman and ring bearer outfits from La Nonna Atelier, an extremely stylish Spanish model,” shares Kat. “Their outfits had been linen and simply treasured!”

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


After the ceremony, the couple hosted a sit-down dinner within the yard with a sublime white, black, and gold tablescape incorporating Ralph Lauren dish and tableware. “They turned out so stunning,” notes Kat.

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


With such a small visitor listing, the couple determined to not have a marriage social gathering. Nevertheless, the fashion-forward pair requested visitors to stay to a coloration palette. “Everybody wore both navy or champagne which appeared actually cohesive,” Kat says. “[The men] wore navy tuxedos from Banana Republic.”

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


“For our marriage ceremony dinner we had been impressed by our love for Italian meals,” says Kat. The pair provided a big menu together with burrata and prosciutto, cacio e pepe, slow-cooked beef brief ribs, and flourless chocolate tarts for dessert.

Picture by Lucy Cuneo


Picture by Lucy Cuneo


When it was time to chop the cake, the pair sliced right into a easy four-tier vanilla buttercream confection topped with a white rose.

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For his or her first dance, the couple swayed to the tune “Pretty Day” by Invoice Withers. “It was one of many first songs we danced to at Arthur’s Tavern within the West Village on our fifth date,” Kat shares.

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We danced the night time away beneath the celebrities.

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“The night time of our marriage ceremony, there was a full moon,” Kat shares. “All the sky was lit up—it was past breathtaking. We danced the night time away beneath the celebrities.”