Photography by Paige Lorraine Photography.

A golden wedding dress (and a crown, of course) was just one detail that made Annalise and Richard’s wedding at Brix and Mortar back in October 2019 shine.

“We wanted to throw a great party and a wedding that we ourselves would want to be invited to," says Annalise. "We made a few decisions with our guests’ experience in mind, from providing a taxi to taking the majority of our photos beforehand to eliminate the long wait between ceremony and reception.” 

As we wait for celebrations of love to start back up again, a look back at one Vancouver couple's special day:

Photos From a Chic Courtyard Wedding in Yaletown

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The bride wore a custom gown from Semaya Couture, shoes from Manolo Blahnik and a Lelet New York headpiece; jewellery was by Olive and Piper while Blo Yaletown did Annalise’s hair and makeup.

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The groom sported a made-to-measure emerald-green suit and bowtie from Harry Rosen.

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Florals from Sunflower Florist were peppered throughout the venue, though Brix and Mortar’s vine-draped courtyard provided plenty of its own greenery.

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Signature drinks offered a personal flourish at the bar. “It’s also a fun treat that we like to make at home to remind us of the night,” says Annalise.

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Wise advice from the couple: “Give yourself time to plan. Book one major item each month—venue, then photographer, and so on—instead of trying to research everything all at once and getting overwhelmed.”

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