Adventurous B.C. Elopement
Laurel and Reed’s adventurous B.C. elopement is definitely one for the books. On a rainy Pacific Northwest day, Laurel, Reed, and their closest family members traveled by car, boat, AND plane to tie the knot. And all we can say is, wow. Everything about this day just seems to fit perfectly together: The wind-swept Daughters of Simone Olie Gown, the fog-covered mountains, the ivory florals, a mix of raindrops and tears on everyone’s faces, and the reason behind it all: the marriage of Laurel and Reed.
“Laurel and Reed decided exactly what was important to them on their wedding day and focused ONLY on those details,” Cassie, of Cassie Trottier Photography, says. “By limiting their guest list, streamlining their timeline, and removing all other distractions, they were able to craft a wedding that excited them and spoke to their souls.”
They spent the first part of their wedding day up in the fog in a private seaplane, headed to The Malibu Club, a private facility located on the stunning Princess Louisa Inlet. Their ceremony was simple and pure, and they had their first kiss with their closest family members watching and the beautiful mountains in the background.
“Laurel said the extent of their decor would be ‘the great outdoors,’”
Apart from a beautiful bouquet and boutonniere from Celsia Floral, the couple kept the focus of the elopement on their marriage and the beautiful scenery they got to have as a backdrop. “Laurel said the extent of their decor would be ‘the great outdoors,’” Cassie says. Nothing extra, nothing fancy. And with that, they were able to create an elopement that meant so much to them and their family members, because that’s what the day was all about.
The now husband-and-wife, along with their small wedding party, hopped on a boat to spend the rest of the day exploring around the Inlet. They ended up at Chatterbox Falls and spent some time at the misty base.
“This elopement shows potential brides how simple, yet significant, an elopement can be,” Cassie says. “From getting ready in a dusty back bathroom, to a ceremony that had never been practiced or rehearsed, to all the random adventures in between, each guest felt comfortable and excited. It was truly an intimate day spent with family as they stepped into their new life and husband and wife.”
The Couple: Laurel & Reed Perry
Photographer: Cassie Trottier Photography
Venue: The Malibu Club (private venue)
Florals: Celsia Floral (Vancouver, BC)
Seaplane: Harbour Air Seaplanes
Dress: Daughters of Simone Olie Gown
Men’s Apparel: TopShop