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Caitie & Calvin: Retro Style Wedding with a Modern Twist

Caitlin Crees

Caitie and Calvin's sweet wedding celebration at the Aster Café features beautifully timeless details with a little retro flair for good measure! The couple had some unconventional elements, like the groom opting for casual button-ups and the bride wearing a gorgeous blush dress (which was hand-dyed!). 

From the photographer:

Imagine the perfect mix between Cinderella and Marilyn Monroe, and that's exactly what Caitie looked like on her wedding day. Caitie and Calvin were best friends for a long time before dating, and finally realized how much they loved each other.

Their wedding day featured handmade candles in vintage glassware, handmade invitations, lush green and white floral, dusty blue bridesmaids dresses, and elegant antique accessories for both the bride and groom. The sandstone backdrop of Aster Cafe, located in Minneapolis, fueled the intimate, vintage vibes that the couple was looking for. Their love radiates through the images!

From the bride:

- What was the inspiration for your wedding? Chill and easy breezy

- Were there any DIY aspects of your wedding? I handmade my own candles in vintage glassware.

- What advice do you have for couples planning their wedding? Take it easy! Things will go wrong and that's ok. Enjoy the company of those around you and remember that it's all about marrying the love of your life!