Category archives: Boston Public Library Weddings

While Meaghan and Harry were saying their royal wedding “I do”s in England, we were celebrating the beautiful wedding of Laura and Mike right here in Boston. This wedding was extra special for us to be a part of, because Laura credits our very own Person + Killian blog for helping her find inspiration, ideas, and vendors for her own celebration. The couple described their vision for the wedding as “modern and romantic” with “lots of metallic colors” along with white, green, and pink flowers. The bride and groom are getting ready to start a new chapter of their lives in Los Angeles next month, so this Boston Public Library wedding was their “last big hurrah” in Boston before making the move!

The day started at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, with a champagne toast for the ladies and the bride and groom’s first look in the Fairmont lobby. We stayed at the Fairmont for some formal photos with the wedding party before making the quick walk across Copley Square to the Boston Public Library. Laura and Mike didn’t even mind the rainy day, with so many gorgeous spaces inside the Fairmont Copley Plaza and the Boston Public Library we could get some beautiful formal photos without getting wet. Once inside the BPL, we got photos with the entire wedding party on the grand staircase, on the balcony, and outside the Abbey Room. The mix of classic colors from the bride’s white gown, the bridesmaid’s black dresses and the pop of pink and white flowers was just beautiful inside the Library.

The wedding ceremony was held in the Boston Public Library’s Courtyard Restaurant, which featured four towering floral arrangements of white, pink, and green. Following the “I do”s, guests moved to the Map Room Cafe for cocktails while we took the newlyweds around the Boston Public Library for some evening portraits of just the two of them. The Guastavino Room was transformed with a very modern flare for the evening celebration. Metallic silver linens, mirror-top tables, gorgeous white chairs, and classic green, white, and pink floral arrangements filled this already beautiful space — the mix of modern decor with the classic old books and exposed brick of the Guastavino Room was just gorgeous.

We were so happy to be a part of this wedding day — Laura and Mike could not have been sweeter and we wish them all the best in their next step on the West Coast! Special thanks to Alice Fay and the team at the Fairmont for giving us beautiful spaces for formal photos outside of the rain, and to Faith and The Catered Affair team at the Boston Public Library.

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Team | Getting Ready: Fairmont Copley Plaza; Ceremony and Reception: The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library; Hair: Lindsay Griffin; Makeup: Amanda Stowell of Dani Wagener Beauty; Flowers: Marc Hall Design – David Dicicco; Entertainment: Ceremony Music – Anima String Quartet (Music Management), Reception DJ – C-Zone Entertainment, Greg Capozzi; Lighting: Suzanne B Lowell Lighting Design; Cake: Konditor Meister; Paper/Signage: Lois Harada – DWRI Letterpress

Maritza and Matt celebrated their beautiful spring Boston Public Library wedding right in the heart of Copley Square. From their first look in the Boston Public Garden to the church wedding ceremony to the evening reception, this bride and groom didn’t have to travel more than a few blocks to get everything they wanted for their spring wedding.

Maritza and her bridal party started their day at Maritza’s parent’s home. The bride wore an elegant strapless gown with a sheer lace top, while her bridesmaids donned classic black dresses with a special pale champagne dress for the maid of honor. Matt and his groomsmen spent their morning at the couple’s house in Boston, just a short walk away from downtown. The bride and groom met in the Boston Public Garden for their first look, and we stayed outside for formal photos with the couple and with their wedding party. We loved Maritza’s bright and colorful bouquet, arranged with a mix of purple and white flowers — a wonderful pop of color to contrast with her white wedding gown. We made a stop at the Boston Public Library for a few more formal photos with Maritza and Matt before it was time for the ceremony.

It was a quick walk the Old South Church, which is right across the street from the Boston Public Library in Copley Square. The couple said their I do’s in a traditional Episcopalian wedding ceremony, in one of Boston’s oldest and most iconic historic churches. The newlyweds greeted their guests in a receiving line after the ceremony, and we made the short walk across the street back to the Boston Public Library to start the celebration.

While guests enjoyed cocktails in the Boston Public Library’s Guastavino Room, we took Maritza and Matt around the venue for a few more formal photos before the reception began. Bates Hall was transformed for dinner, with gorgeous rose bouquets full of spring colors on every table. Red, yellow, pink, purple and classic white flowers filled the room, with simple white runners and linens to compliment the wooden tables. Before guests were invited into Bates Hall for dinner, they enjoyed a traditional Armenian line dance and welcome toast in the Abbey Room. After dinner it was back to the Abbey Room for more dancing, desserts, and a night of celebration with the happy newlyweds.

Special thanks to Maritza and Matt for including us in your spring Boston Public Library wedding day, and to the entire team at the Catered Affair and Jodi Raphael Events for a gorgeous evening!

Vendors | Planner: Jodi Raphael Events; Rentals: Be Our Guest, Inc; Flowers: The Original Touch – Carol Silverston; Entertainment: Kahootz; Venue and Catering: The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library; Lighting: Event Illuminations; 2nd Photographer: Ken Marcou

It’s time for the winter wedding season to begin! This elegant and modern wedding was extra special for a few reasons — not only is the bride a long-time Boston wedding industry colleague and fabulous wedding planner, but this was one of the first events in the Boston Public Library’s brand new Boylston Hall. Paige and Chris added so many sweet personal touches, and really made their wedding day special for the two of them and all of their guests.

The wedding day started at the Fairmont Copley, and we didn’t need to stray far from Copley Square for any of the special events. Paige and Chris got ready inside the hotel, then met outside in the Square for their first look. We took advantage of the fountains, the city streets, and the wreath-covered Boston Public Library for some romantic photos of the bride and groom. We were then joined by the wedding part inside the Boston Public Library for formal photos of the whole group, and we had plenty of gorgeous places to choose from inside the historic building. The wedding ceremony was held in the Boston Public Library Courtyard, which was lined with candles, white pillars, and towering green florals while Paige and Chris said their “I do”s.

The wedding reception brought a special treat for guests and for us — it was held in the Boston Public Library’s brand new Boylston Hall. This was the first time we’ve seen the new space for an event, and it is a perfect addition to the Boston Public Library’s already gorgeous venue. Paige and Chris chose a modern and elegant color palette of black, white, and crystal, a perfect contrast to the Boylston Hall’s marbled floors and high ceilings. A few tall green and white centerpieces added a beautiful pop of color to the room, which otherwise stayed true to the modern black and white decor. The talented teams at Marc Hall Design, PEAK Event Services, RESERVE Modern Event Rental and ALPS Lighting executed Paige’s vision to perfection.

We loved the personal touches Paige and Chris added to their wedding celebration, including a surprise entrance under a baseball bat tunnel (Chris is a baseball fan), and a “cutting the pizza” in lieu of cutting the cake. Their wedding day was a true reflection of their unique relationship, and we were so happy to share this wonderful day with them.

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Vendors | Getting Ready: Fairmont Copley; First Look: Copley Square; Ceremony: BPL Courtyard; Reception: Boylston Hall at the Johnston Building of the BPL; Catering and Planning: The Catered Affair at the BPL (Bryanne Pepin and Erica Clemons); Flowers: Marc Hall Design – David DiCicco; Linens and Rentals: PEAK – Stephanie Solomon / Reserve Modern – Carrie Scott; Lighting: ALPS – Alex Bombard; Hair/Makeup: Kacie Corbelle

It was destination Boston for New York couple Ashley and Ben for their Boston Public Library wedding. Everything about their day from getting ready and the first look at the picturesque Fairmont Copley Plaza to their ceremony and reception at the library was picture perfect and we are so happy to have been chosen to capture the day for this great couple.

From Ashley – “We have been together for 7 years, so we always knew that we wanted a small and intimate wedding, surrounded by only our closest family and friends who know us and love us inside and out and have watched us grow together a couple. Our wedding was just that- you could feel the love, warmth and genuine happiness and joy permeate through the entire Boston Public Library. It was something that really stood out. That was one of the most special aspects. It was also really incredible to have everyone in Boston together – most of our guests, ourselves included, live in New York City- but bringing everyone together in Boston, where we first met, (and where bride’s parents met!) in the most beautiful, elegant, classic setting of the Boston Public Library, was so meaningful and a memory that will forever fill our hearts.”

Ashley and Ben chose Marc Hall Design to create their dream vision that complimented the stunning spaces of the library perfectly. For their traditional Jewish ceremony in the Courtyard Restaurant, the chuppah was created out of multiple shades of blush and pink as to not hint too much for the reception centerpieces. Designer David DiCicco says “Every bride says they want something different, but Ashley wanted to make sure that every centerpiece had a different shape and was filled with color. The traditional white wedding was swapped with the fall vision for gorgeous jewel tones, shades of sapphire, ruby, amethyst, garnet and topaz.”

A big highlight for the newlyweds was their first dance. “We combined the song we recorded from our Save the Date video with other favorite Justin Timberlake (our favorite artist) songs mashed up and worked on the choreographed dance for months to surprise our guests! Everyone was so excited and it really got the energy going for the whole night! It was so fun practicing together for so many months to finally perform live for all of our friends and family!”

A big thank you to Bryanne, Erica and their team at The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library and congratulations Ashley and Ben!

Getting Ready and First Look: Fairmont Copley Plaza; Ceremony and Reception: The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library; Flowers: Marc Hall Design; Entertainment: Élan Artists; Lighting: Paul Therrien – SociaLight Boston; Video: Clark+Walker Studio

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This beautiful Boston Public Library wedding in Copley Square was a true tribute to all things “Boston”. Joc and Zac first met while both attending Harvard University (Joc was on the swim team while Zac was on the diving team), and their Fall wedding day incorporated both a tribute to Boston’s rich history as well as a modern nod to the city’s bright future.

The entire wedding celebration took place in Boston’s Copley Square, starting with both grooms getting ready at the Fairmont Copley Boston. They had their first look inside the hotel, before heading outside for some formal photos. The couple was joined by their handsome labradoodle Winston (who also made an appearance in Joc and Zac engagement photos last Fall) as well as their wedding party for photos around Copley Square and inside the Boston Public Library.

The wedding ceremony was held inside Boston’s Old South Church, a significant site in Boston’s history, and included a reading from the 2004 legalization of gay marriage in the state of Massachusetts. Joc and Zac said their “I do”s surrounded by friends, family, and loved ones — then it was back to the Boston Public Library to get the party started!

The couple was drawn to the Boston Public Library for its deep historical roots in Boston (it was founded back in 1848), but also wanted to elevate the space with a modern color palette and unique personal touches. The white table runners for the reception in Bates Hall were accented by gold-vased floral arrangements and black and gold accents on each tabletop. The Abbey Room next door was set up for a night of dancing, with gold and black high-top cocktail tables and a decadent dessert bar for everyone to enjoy. The grooms made a special request for 90’s pop tunes for dancing, and it was clear everyone was thrilled to be there to celebrate with this wonderful couple.

We were so happy to be able to share this wedding day with Joc and Zac. Special thanks to the couple, as well as the entire team at The Catered Affair and the Boston Public Library for a spectacular event.

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Vendors | Getting Ready: Fairmont Copley Plaza; Ceremony: Old South Church; Cocktails (Courtyard), Dinner (Bates Hall) and Dancing (Abbey Room) at the Boston Public Library; Suits: Ralph Lauren, Purple Label Tuxes from Newbury Street; Hair/Makeup for Wedding Party: Charlotte Phinney & Co.; Invitations/Paper: Goosefish Press; Flowers: Table & Tulip; Linens, Catering & Dessert: The Catered Affair; Lighting & Entertainment: C-Zone – Live Jazz Quartet and DJ Max; Video: Shotgun Films (friends of the grooms who came in from New Orleans)

When Julia and Jon were looking for their dream wedding venue, they quickly knew it had to be the Boston Public Library. This Boston-based couple fell in love with all of the gorgeous and unique spaces the BPL provides, and they made good use of each and every one of them at their beautiful Boston Public Library summer wedding.

Both the bride and groom utilized nearby hotels for their morning preparations — Julia and her bridesmaids got ready at the Fairmont Copley Plaza while Jon and his groomsmen spent the morning at the Westin Copley. The couple had their first look in Copley Square, right outside of the Fairmont. It was a quick walk across the street to arrive at the Boston Public Library, where we captured some formal photos with Julia, Jon and their bridal party on the BPL’s beautiful front steps. Even their dog Ellie joined in for some formals, wearing a floral garland around her neck in honor of the big day!

We moved inside with the wedding party for more photographs throughout the Library — the marble lobby, main staircase, and balconies above the courtyard were all perfect spots for photos. The wedding ceremony took place outside in the Boston Public Library courtyard, Julia and Jon said their “I do”s with one of Julia’s brothers serving as officiant. Following the ceremony guests enjoyed cocktail hour in both the outdoor courtyard and the indoor Courtyard Cafe, then it was into Bates Hall for dinner.

The couple chose colors of green and white for their reception, with elegant white table runners and lush green and white bouquets covering the dining tables and lining the walkways. A touch of colorful uplighting accentuated the gorgeous vaulted ceilings of Bates Hall and the iconic green reading lamps perfectly complemented all the summer greenery in the venue. When it was time for dancing, guests moved into the Abbey Room next door which was lit in colors of bright pink and purple for a night of fun and celebration.

We were so happy to be included in this wonderful Boston Public Library summer wedding, special thanks to Eliza Rafferty and her team at The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library and to Julia and Jon for having us capture their wedding day!

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Vendors | Hair/Makeup: Amanda Leaman and Jocelyn Mariah; Invites/Paper: Minted and Paper Source; Dress: BHLDN (Anthropologie Wedding Line); Tuxes: JCrew; Bridesmaids: Bella Bridesmaids/Theia; Flowers: Boston Pollen; Cake: Cakes to Remember; Lighting: SociaLights; Video: Stop Go Love; Linen and Rentals through: The Catered Affair; Entertainment: Sweet Tooth and the Sugar Babies

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This post is filed under Boston Public Library Summer Wedding. This wedding was photographed by Jill Person of Person + Killlian Photography. P+K photo is located at 251 Newbury Street in Boston MA. To see more weddings we photographed at the Boston Public Library with the Catered Affair, please click here.

A beautiful summer day, a classic Boston wedding venue, and a wonderful fun-loving couple — what more could we ask for! This Boston Public Library wedding began in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, where bride Alexandra and her bridesmaids got ready for the day at her parent’s home. The ladies enjoyed a champagne toast and a few photos on the rooftop while groom Daniel and his groomsmen spent the morning a the nearby Westin Copley. One of the things we love about the Back Bay is how close by everything is — once Alexandra and Daniel were dressed and ready, it was a short walk to the Boston Public Gardens for the couple’s first look.

After a few formal photos with just the bride and groom, we were joined by the entire wedding party for some group and family photos. It was a perfect summer day in Boston, and everyone enjoyed being out in the sunshine. Before too long it was time for the ceremony, which took place at the Harvard Memorial Church. This was a special place for both Alexandra and Daniel as this is where they both went to school! After the “I do”s it was back to Back Bay and the Boston Public Library to start the celebration.

The Boston Public Library sits in the heart of Copley Square and features a gorgeous outdoor courtyard, classic old Boston architecture, and a series of beautiful event spaces. It is one of our favorite Boston wedding venues and was the perfect spot for this bride and groom to celebrate their classic and traditional wedding day. The evening started outside in the courtyard for cocktails. While guests mixed and mingled around the stunning central fountain, we took Alexandra and Daniel through the halls of the library for some formal photos. Everyone then moved into Bates Hall for dinner and dancing.

Bates Hall is the centerpiece of the Boston Public Library — with the high, arched ceilings and iconic green reading lights on each table, it has become a Boston wedding classic. The bride and groom added fresh summer flowers to each table and soft purple uplights to accentuate the space, and now it was time to party! The night was full of food, drinks, toasts, and lots of laughter as everyone came together to celebrate this wonderful couple.

Thank you to Alexandra and Daniel for being so fun and easy to work with, we could not have been happier to join you on your wedding day!

Vendors | Venue: The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library; Entertainment: Music Management; Rentals: Peak Event Services; Hair: Jana Rago; Makeup: Dani Wagener; Wedding Planner: Tracey Kelly of Tangorra Wedding Planning; Ceremony: Harvard Memorial Church; Flowers: Orly Khon Floral LLC; Video: MapleLoft Studios; Lighting: Socialight Boston * This post is filed under Boston Public Library Weddings. This wedding was photographed by Lauren Killian of Person + Killlian Photography. P+K photo is located at 251 Newbury Street in Boston MA. To see more weddings we photographed at the Boston Public Library with the Catered Affair, please click here.

We recently had the great pleasure of photographing Chris and Zach’s sophisticated fall Boston Public Library wedding this past November. We are so fortunate to be referred by our past couples, we consider it the highest possible compliment. In the case of Chris and Zach’s wedding, we had three past couples in attendance including two of Chris’s brothers and one of Zach’s best friends who were all in the wedding party.

The gentlemen were formal in their crisp tuxes with white bow ties from Brooks Brothers while the women in the bridal party wore black floor-length gowns from Belsoie. The first look took place in Copley Square, just outside the Fairmont Copley where we captured the sweet, quiet moment.

Chris and Zach wanted to celebrate together with friends and family showcasing the city they love. While final preparations for the day were underway and just before the ceremony, Chris and Zach hopped on a trolley and visited some of their favorite locations in Boston with their wedding party. They stopped in their South End neighborhood for a few photos with their adorable lab, Ezra, and continued along to the Comm. Ave Mall as the holiday tree lights were being strung. Next, off to the Public Garden and Charles River Waterfront and finally, iconic Acorn Street in Beacon Hill.

Officiated by a good friend, the couple held their wedding ceremony in the library’s stunning Courtyard. Surrounded by their loved ones, Chris and Zach exchanged their vows. After the ceremony, cocktail hour followed in the Guastavino Room.

While guests finished cocktail hour, we made our way upstairs to Bates Hall for the reception. The quintessential green lamps along the tables popped against a vibrant array of orchids. Gorgeous lighting and linens filled out the space making it warm and inviting. After toasts and cake cutting, the Boylston Room was transformed into a lounge and the Abbey Room for dancing. A good time was had by all while we captured the hora complete with the Mannequin Challenge; an evening full of laughter and celebrating.

Thank you to the wonderful team of professionals we had the pleasure of working with on this lovely wedding and congratulations again to Chris and Zach. Thank you for letting Person + Killian Photography be a part of such a special day for you both!

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Getting Ready Venue: Fairmont Copley Plaza; Transportation: Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston; Ceremony and Reception Venue: Boston Public Library;  Catering: The Catered Affair; Planning: Kate Evans – Kate Evans Events; Stationary: Goosefish Press and Inviting Company; Tuxes: Brooks Brothers; Bridesmaids: Belsoie; Hair and Makeup: Charlotte Phinney & Company; Flowers: Winston Flowers; Lighting: Suzanne B Lowell Lighting Design; Linen/Rentals: The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library and Be Our Guest, Inc.; Cake: The Catered Affair; Ice Sculpture: Brilliant Ice Sculpture, Donald Chapelle; Entertainment: Wilson Stevens Productions – Eye 2 Eye; Video: JPod Films; Favors: South End Buttery

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We recently had the pleasure of capturing Alex and Anthony’s summer Boston Public Library wedding. Alex and Anthony loved the grand architecture and dramatic scenery that the BPL has to offer. The day began at the Westin Copley where the ladies gathered to help Alex get ready for her First Look. Alex’s Amsale dress has the prettiest bow with amazing pockets. The ladies wore long, elegant gowns while the gentlemen were formal in black tuxedos with crisp pocket squares. The couple decided to have their First Look on the Grand Staircase where they had a few private moments before heading off to get some formal shots of the entire wedding party. 

The Courtyard at the BPL is both lavish and bright and makes for an absolutely amazing ceremony location. Alex and Anthony exchanged vows, rings (and tears!) surrounded by their nearest and dearest. As we moved from cocktails in the Courtyard to Bates Hall, we snapped a large group shot of the newlyweds with all of their guests!

The reception was located in Bates Hall and filled with the romantic glow of the historic green lamps and twinkling candlelight. Alex and Anthony created a classic, clean palette of whites, creams and greens which lined the center of tables that felt timeless. The newlyweds love croquembouche and opted to serve it in place of a traditional wedding cake.  As the evening continued, Alex and Anthony converted the Abbey Room into a lounge filled with jeweled-tone uplights. The DJ kept the dance floor moving as the night moved from dinner to dancing.  

Thank you to Alex and Anthony for trusting us to shoot your wedding.  Congratulations again – may your life together be as beautiful as your wedding!  Special thanks to the Boston Public Library and the expert staff at The Catered Affair.

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Venue: The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library; Flowers: Winston Flowers; Lighting/Entertainment: C-Zone Entertainment;Makeup: Katrina Hess Makeup; Hair: Priscilla Collins; Dress: Amsale from: L’elite Bridal; 2nd Photographer: Brendon Woods

*** This post is filed under Summer Boston Public Library Wedding. This wedding was photographed by Boston wedding Photographer Lauren Killian. Lauren can be reached via email at: [email protected] or directly through the person + Killian site: www.PersonKillian.com  To see more Boston Public Library weddings photographed by Person + Killian Photography please click here.

For this week’s Boston Venue Spotlight we are thrilled to be showcasing the exquisite Boston Public Library with The Catered Affair. Founded in 1848, boasting stunning architecture and European charm, it’s no surprise The Boston Public Library has been featured in Best Venues in America. We have photographed show-stopping weddings at the Boston Public Library and consider ourselves pretty lucky that one of our country’s most historic and unique wedding venues is in our very own backyard!

When planning a wedding at the Boston Public Library there are several elegant spaces that will match any wedding style or inspiration.  The Abbey Room was designed after a palace in Venice and is chock-full of elegant details including rich wood paneling, full size murals, dramatic high ceilings, and marble fireplace. The Guastavino Room is ideal for those seeking a light and airy feel. Perfect for seated dinner receptions, this space boasts remarkable ceilings and columns with a slightly more modern touch. Ideal for cocktail receptions and cake cutting is the Chavannes Gallery. This space is adorned with wall murals and has an incredible view of the Boston Public Library’s grand marble staircase, which makes for some of our favorite photographs! Bates Hall, known as one of the main rooms of the library, is perfect for our newlyweds-to-be with a larger wedding. It showcases impressive domed ceilings and has fifteen windows overlooking Copley Square. Last but certainly not least, is the Boston Public Library’s lush and romantic Courtyard. Is there really anything more beautiful than be married in an outdoor courtyard beside a softly illuminated fountain with your guests nestled under the archways?

The Catered Affair, a full-service catering and event planning company, is yet another perk to choosing The Boston Public Library as your wedding venue. From passed hour-devours, full seated dinners to jaw-dropping dessert bars, The Catered affair will stun you and your guests with incredibly creative and mouthwatering cuisine that truly tastes as good as it looks.

Whether you’re wedding is large or small, summer or winter, the Boston Public Library and the Catered Affair offer endless beauty and versatility! Check out why we love photographing weddings at this historic and beautiful Boston venue in some of our 2015 wedding photography featured below:

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Boston Public Library with The Catered Affair | 2015 Boston Venue Spotlight! photographed by Person + Killian Photography of 251 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116.

Jill Person and Laurén Killian can be reached via email at [email protected] or [email protected] or via phone at 617.236.1662

Having spoke their very first words in the library there could be no better place than the elegance of the Boston Public Library for Kailey and Nick to say “I do.” Kailey, who gushed that it reminded her of travels abroad to France and Switzerland and Nick, a proclaimed history buff and lover of literature (Hemingway and Cormack McCarthy to be specific) were enchanted by it’s old European charm.

Graceful touches of white, blush, gold and whimsical cascading florals served as inspiration for Kailey and Nick’s romantic and polished day of celebration. A heartwarming exchanging of vows took place inside the Boston Public Library’s picturesque courtyard and friends and family enjoyed an evening of dancing and the playful tablescape of delightfully delectable sweets and treats by The Catered Affair.

Thank you to Kailey and Nick for choosing Person + Killian Photography to document your incredible day. We hope your lives are filled with love and happiness as you write the rest of your story.

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Venue: The Boston Public Library; Planner: Alyssa Nichols & Erin Davies; Dress: Vera Wang, Boston; Tux: Brooks Brothers; Hair & Makeup: Dani Wagner/G20 Spa & Salon; Flowers: Table & Tulip; Cake: The Catered Affair; Linens: The Catered Affair; Lighting: C-Zone; Video: Clark Walker; Favors: Details on Demand.

The Elegant Boston Public Library Wedding of Kailey + Nick photographed by Person + Killian Photography. 

Jill Person and Laurén Killian can be reached via email at [email protected] and [email protected] and via phone in the Boston office at 617.236.1662

We are always excited and honored when our weddings are featured in print. The real wedding of Lindsay “Lu” and Greg at the Boston Public Library is featured in the latest New England issue of The Knot on stands now!

From The Knot: How They Met: At Tulane University Wedding Style: Mirrored elements, oversize blooms and a glam color scheme of white, silver and pink created a luxe affair that walked the line between modern and traditional.

“Lu carried a traditional bridal bouquet of white peonies, lisianthus and light pink roses while the bridesmaids held fluffy bunches of pink peonies with accents of dusty miller. When the couple learned that Lu’s grandmother likely wouldn’t be able to make it to New York (where they live) for their wedding, they decided to get married in Boston, Lu’s hometown. ‘When the Boston Public Library popped up as a potential venue, we knew it was where we would get married,’ Lu says.”

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Click to view more photographs from the Boston Public Library Summer Wedding with Carol Silverston, Jodi Raphael and The Catered Affair!

Magazine: The Knot – New England; Venue: Boston Public Library; Event Planning, Event Florals and Event Design: Carol Silverston – The Original Touch; Consultant: Jodi Raphael Events; Catering: The Catered Affair; Hair and Makeup: Deb Welch – Studio 9; Dress: Monique Lhuillier – L’elite; Ceremony and Reception: Boston Public Library; Catering and Coordination: The Catered Affair; Rentals: Be Our Guest, Tommy Wholesale, Table Toppers, Masquerade, Creative Event Services;  Lighting: Suzanne B. Lowell Lighting; Cakes: Party Favors; Entertainment: Music Management (Cocktail Hour), Wilson Stevens – Joey Scott and the Connection (Reception).

Lindsay and Greg’s Real Wedding Featured in The Knot Fall / Winter 2015 at The Boston Public Library with The Catered Affair – Photography by Person + Killian Photography. 251 Newbury Street, Boston, MA, 02116 – 617.236.1662