Epic Outdoor Big Sky Montana Wedding with Marchesa Gown
If a relaxed-romantic yet elegant ranch wedding is on your agenda, please take a trip with us to the gorgeous state of Montana with Bash and photographer Maria Lamb today. Every single detail compliments the beauty of Big Sky and Yellowstone Club to a T... from the stunning Pampas Grass installation hanging over the reception tables to the location details in the invitations by Cast and Company and the beautiful floral-adorned Marchesa wedding dress. Keep reading for the entire collection of inspiration...
Sara and Peter wanted their wedding to be just like their four-year-long relationship: natural and easygoing. Though they first , Hinge, they later on a snowy night at a restaurant in New York City’s West Village (Sara was working in tech at the time; Peter was in graduate school at New York University); the two began seeing each other regularly. Eventually, after five weeks apart—during which the two kept in touch—Sara and Peter .
Three-and-a-half years later, Peter boarded a flight to Florida and, unbeknownst to Sara, asked her to propose. Over Labor Day weekend in 2017, the couple traveled to Sara’s home-away-from-home: Big Sky, Montana, where, at the top of her favorite hiking trail, Peter asked Sara to be his wife. He did, however, bypass one tradition while doing so—he opted not to , for fear of falling off the cliff. ” in nature doing something we love. It was perfect,” remembers Sara, who was impressed by her now-husband’s timing. “Peter has a Masters degree in Urban Planning, so I joke that he’s a (which is the truth!).” After returning from their hike, the newly-engaged duo discovered that their families had gathered to toast them. “Pete’s parents had flown in from Philadelphia for a surprise. We spent the weekend celebrating together by golfing, fly fishing, picnicking along a beautiful river, and more. It was amazing, truly unforgettable, and impeccably planned,” says Sara.
After getting engaged in Montana, it was only natural that the couple hold their wedding ceremony and reception at in Big Sky. On August 11, 2018, just under 200 guests congregated for the bride and groom’s authentic and . “We used the setting to set the tone for the weekend,” says Peter.
Photographer: Maria Lamb | Film Lab: Photovision | Stylist / Planner: Bash | Floral Designer: The Flower Hat | Dress Designer: Marchesa | Rentals: Montana Party Rentals | Bride Shoes: Ferragamo | Venue: Yellowstone Club | Cake Designer: Elles Belles | Make-up Artist: Fumi Makeup | Additional rentals: Borrowed and Blu & The Top Rentals | Hair: Brooklynn Studio | Chuppah and walkway design: Tailored and Tied | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Shana Joy | Grooms Suit: Armani | Lighting: Antler Designs | Music: Elan Artists | Paper Goods: Cast and Company | Officiants: David S. Gruber & Lorca Smetana | Stationery Printing: Ice Pond Press | Videography: Mighty Fine