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Baltimore Basilica Wedding | Allie + Ben

October 8, 2020

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Allie & Ben’s original plans were slightly changed in typical 2020 fashion, but that didn’t stop them from having an absolutely beautiful Baltimore Basilica wedding! Allie looked like actual royalty walking down the long aisle to her new husband. After a perfect ceremony, they & their guests headed across the bay to “The Wye,” a family estate on the eastern shore of Maryland. They danced the night away amongst beautiful neutral florals with pops of peach and blue decor, overlooking the Wye River. Allie & Ben were even surprised by family with a stellar personal fireworks display!

It was such an honor to finally see this loving couple have the wedding of their dreams despite all of the craziness in the world right now. I wish you both all the best!!!

Hotel Indigo was a cool and modern place for the wedding party to get ready! And super convenient – located right next to the church!

Bride & Flower Girl moments are the cutest!

Daddy-Daughter first looks will always tug at my heartstrings.

It rained just enough for good luck on their wedding day, but luckily the Basilica exterior made for grand photographs while also shielding them from the rain!

More beautiful portraits back at The Wye.

Dreamy veil shots are my absolute favorite!

Vendor Squad:
Hotel | Hotel Indigo
Church | Baltimore Basilica
Reception Venue | “The Wye” Private Estate
Bridal Gown | Essense of Australia from Bridals by Elena
Bridesmaid Dresses | David’s Bridal
Groom’s Attire | Men’s Wearhouse
Hair Stylist | Four One Oh Salon
Makeup Artist | Dettloff Makeup
Florist | Floral Expressions by Jennifer
Videographer | Black Tie Video
Bakery | Mrs Macarons
Catering | Ace Caterings and Events
Rentals | Eastern Shore Tents
Invitations | Minted

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