Real Wedding: Tyler Orizotti & Brandon Goers

Northwest Jewel Tones | March 11, 2017 | Photographs by Katie Parra Photography

NAMES Tyler Orizotti & Brandon Goers LIVE IN Seattle OCCUPATIONS Brandon is a global marketing manager; Tyler works in commercial insurance sales. HOW THEY MET At Tyler’s sister Kylie’s birthday party FIRST DATE Brandon was an hour late thanks to Seattle traffic, but there was an instant connection. After their first kiss, they both knew that was it HOW HE PROPOSED In Montana visiting Tyler’s family on the anniversary of their first date BACHELOR PARTY Team Tyler did cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a rowdy bar; Team Brandon did a weekend of whiskey tasting, dining out, and bar hopping NUMBER OF GUESTS 200 WEDDING TIME 5 p.m. WEDDING DAY WEATHER Windy with clouds on and off SPLURGED/SAVED Splurged on cocktails, cake, and flowers. Saved by keeping it simple and focusing on the elements they most cared about VENUE Sodo Park COLORS Navy, purple, burgundy, green FAVORITE PART OF THE MENU Filet and gnocchi FAVORITE CEREMONY MOMENT Making it official! Also, the perfect balance the officiant struck in setting the exact tone NONTRADITIONAL ELEMENTS Ceremony music by Jónsi WEDDING CAKE Semi-naked cakes jazzed up with gold leaf, sugar greenery, and berries. “They were exactly what we wanted.” FIRST DANCE SONG “Love Someone” by Jason Mraz FLOWERS Garland that matched the invitation, save the date, and table numbers that served as a statement piece during the ceremony, and a table runner at the head table during the reception as well as gorgeous, natural, masculine boutonnieres FAVORS None, keeping it simple THE DAY IN 3 WORDS Love, magical, perfect HONEYMOON Two weeks in Italy

These two are as beautiful on the inside as they are on the outside. Being with them on their big day was a total dream come true. I adored their jewel-toned color palette and dreamy candlelight ceremony.” —Katie Parra, Photographer

Wedding Design
 Megan Clark of Clutch Events
Flowers En Fleur Floral & Event Design
Ceremony and Reception Sodo Park
Photographer Katie Parra Photography
Assistant Photographer Anna Peters
Caterer Herban Feast Catering
Desserts The Lilac Cake Boutique
Ceremony and Reception Entertainment Kryspin Music
Formal Wear for Tyler Suitsupply
Formal Wear for Brandon Bonobos
Formal Wear for Wedding Party Topman and Lulus
Rehearsal Dinner Location Zoe Events
Rentals Rented Elegance and Pedersen’s
Registry Zola and Williams-Sonoma