Holly & Michael’s Heart of San Francisco, Fashionista Wedding

It was The Great American Music Hall that played host to Holly & Michael’s wedding. It was the couple’s love of a good party, Rock n Roll and quirky fashion that inspired their day. “The team behind Union Square’s uber chic Shotwell Boutique, Holly Kricher and Michael Weaver are style savants who’ve worked their way into the hearts and minds of San Francisco’s fashionistas in a very short period of time,” explained photographer Christina about the couple, “So, it makes sense that their wedding thoroughly reflected their fashion-forward sensibility.”

“Having the reception at The Great American Music Hall not only complemented the bride and groom’s vintage aesthetic, it created the feeling of being at a glitzy nightclub rather than a formal wedding. Instead of assigned seating, the couple opted for a cabaret-style set up for both the ceremony and reception. When those tables filled up, guests could get a bird’s eye view of the action from the balcony upstairs.”

This fashion forward bride wore a dress by Morgane le Fay and Christian Louboutin shoes. She opted not for a tradition bridal jewellery, instead favouring a custom made gorgeous statement necklace, bracelet and earring set by Erickson Beamon. Both Holly and her Maid of Honour carried bouquets that were illuminated with a blue light. The result was very dramatic as they walked down the slightly dimmed aisle.

The couple thought about all of their details carefully and as well as DIYing a lot, had set designer Courtney Atinsky on hand to help them transform their vision into reality. Instead of flower petals, the “flower girls” threw small cloth butterflies down the aisle which they purchased from Micheal’s. They also wore black leotards with tutus.  The favours included vintage-style costume jewellery, such as brooches, rings, and earrings, doubled as table decorations.

Big love, kisses and thanks to photographer Christina and Holly & Michael for sharing their gorgeous wedding with us today

Photography Credit: Christina Diane
Venue: The Great American Music Hall
Bride’s Dress: Morgane le Fay
Bride’s Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Bride’s Jewellery: Erickson Beamon
Groom’s Suit: Al’s Attire
Set Designer: Courtney Atinsky
Paper Goods: DIY (The Groom) Shotwell
Cardboard Castle Art: Amy Wing Fong Lee
Butterflies: Micheal’s
Cake: Oakmont Bakery

15 comments

  1. Thanks for the sweet comments! Holly & Michael’s wedding was definitely one of my favorites to to shoot, to date!

    The Shark/Whale mural is literally behind the GAMH..It’s the alley called “Olive St” between O’farrell & Ellis. :)

  2. Staci

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this wedding from the “butterflies girls” to her amazing jewelry! So inspirational! And Christina you captured their happiness perfectly!

  3. Margery

    Love looking at Wedding Photos and these were Exceptional!!

    They can relive all the beautiful moments everytime they look at these.

  4. April Kricher

    Holly is my cousin and I wasn’t able to go to the wedding in California because I live in Philly, but I was at their wedding celebration in Pittsburgh.. Thanks for these photos!! Now I can feel like I was there.. They are such an awesome couple & we love Michael so much, he is a wonderful addition to the family! Love you guys!!

  5. Cindy (Mary Jane-Ciny's 7 year old daughter)

    so prettyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.

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