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Real Wedding: Emily Flynn & Casey Hirshfield

Photos by Sean Flanigan


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Names Emily Flynn and Casey Hirshfield Live in Oakland, California Occupations She’s a senior esthetician at Jessa Skin in San Rafael; he’s the lead camera tech at Lee Utterbach Cameras in San Francisco How they met At an art show for her and her graduating class at the University of Washington Favorite date spots Tup Tim Thai for dinner; Cinerama for movies; Brouwer’s for drinks How they got engaged Casey proposed at a lighthouse in the Marin Headlands while pretending he needed help with a camera filter Wedding-day weather Perfect: 70 degrees and sunny Number of guests 170 Motifs of the day Old Hollywood, retro, peacocks Flowers Black calla lilies, antique hydrangeas, herbs, peacock feathers, and a splash of antique roses Colors Peacock blue, champagne, and black Ceremony music It was all nontraditional; the wedding party walked down the aisle to “Alone in Kyoto” by Air, for example, and the bride walked to “All Is Full of Love” by Björk Reception menu An almost entirely vegetarian feast including vegetable napoleons with quinoa and mushroom risotto Dessert Organic carrot cake with whipped cream-cheese frosting as well as dark chocolate and French vanilla cupcakes Something old, something blue A three-generations-old handkerchief Something new Her veil Something borrowed Chanel nail polish in “Intermezzo” from a friend Favors for guests A donation to Pasado’s Safe Haven Signature details The music, the lighting, the colors, and the flowers conspired to create an immersive atmosphere First dance song “What a Difference a Day Makes” by Dinah Washington Honeymoon Big Sur, California

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Local Vendor list

CEREMONY, RECEPTION, AND CATERING Herban Feast

WEDDING PLANNER Sweet Pea Events

PHOTOGRAPHER Sean Flanigan Photography

FLOWERS Willow and Bloom

DESSERT The Radical Cupcake

FORMAL WEAR Brocklind’s Formal Wear

HAIR AND MAKEUP Carina Schoen

RINGS Cartier

CEREMONY AND RECEPTION MUSIC Fuzzy Lounge Sounds

PHOTO BOOTH 321 Foto

TRANSPORTATION British Motor Coach

HOTEL FOR GUESTS Silver Cloud HotelMarriott Bellevue

REHEARSAL DINNER Newport Shores Yacht Club

REGISTRY Crate & Barrel, Macy’sAmazon, REI

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