Every KOWE couple is different- their love story, where they live, their hobbies, but there is always one thing that makes them a #KOWEcouple… you guessed it – sparkle. Lauren and Matt were nothing but sparkle during the planning process, the wedding weekend and even after the wedding. You can tell that sharing their love with their friends and family was the main reason for this celebration. Lauren even called the group of vendors she curated their “love team”. When you spoke with Lauren and Matt (who planned their Berkshire wedding from LA!) their positive energy and warmth came through the phone and had you smiling the rest of the day!
Thank you Lauren and Matt for sharing your love story with us. We cannot wait to see what the future holds for you!
Katie O says…
When Lauren originally reached out I was already booked with another #kowecouple on her date. At first she was concerned that I would not be on-site for the wedding day, but as soon as she met Casey via conference call, she knew she would be in the very best of hands. I am beyond proud of the hard work, dedication and care Casey provided Lauren & Matt and feel forever grateful for such an amazing team member. Big HUGS to Lauren & Matt, and kudos to Silver & Salt for capturing images that allowed me to feel like I was there.
Senior Coordinator, Casey says…
Working with Lauren and Matt was a dream. The only thing that mattered to them was each other and that their friends and family were taken care of. They are genuine, loving, caring people with and abundance amount of hugs and love to give away. This was a very unique wedding for me, for the first time the bride and groom hung out with each other during their morning activities – it created a relaxed atmosphere and they were able to spend their whole wedding day together. Their ceremony was inspiring, the fireworks jaw dropping, and his surprise performance of a song he wrote just for her was straight out of your favorite Rom-Com movie. Let’s do it again L&M!
#kowecouple Lauren & Matt say:
I learned when hiring a wedding planner that you want someone you actually LIKE to be with you throughout your most precious time! I knew immediately that the KOWE girls were a perfect fit. They were energetic, excited about our wedding, so very kind, attentive, incredibly reliable, timely and the most professional. I felt so taken care of and knew from our initial conversations that they were my girls. They went so above and beyond to make us happy at EVERY turn. Endlessly grateful. EVERY part of having the KOWE team was critical at EVERY turn. I knew I could rely on them to ensure we were prepared before the wedding and I knew day of that I could completely relax and know that my family could completely relax and let the girls run the show.
Here are just some (so hard to choose – we loved them all) of moments captured by Ben with Silver and Salt Photography and Connie with Studio Atticus Photography. If you are looking for photographers who capture perfectly timed candid moments, a vendor who is WONDERFUL to work with during planning, on wedding day, and afterwards, and the type of photography where you don’t even know the photographer is there… look no further.
Check out Ben’s full blog here!
A “getting ready” kiss – last time they saw each other before they walked down the aisle
Gedney Farm has some awesome rooms and suites onsite- perfect for getting ready in!
A sweet hug from mother of the bride
The most heartfelt, meaningful and loving vows.
Mother of the bride… this is image is perfect.
Lauren and Matt printed off images they took of their friends and family over the years and used them as their place cards for their guests!
Colorful sun parasols – these almost became rain umbrellas but luckily the rain held off for the whole day!
How beautiful are these two? Also that chuppah?! Their friend, Johnny built it for them and florals from Flower Scout – amazing job!
Both parents shared advice, a story and maybe a joke or two during the ceremony. Love this!
Flower Scout outdid herself! The organic beauty of the greens and flowers were perfect for the venue!
Ready for the Hora!
How cute are these two?
Again – a perfect Rom-Com moment… he just picked her up so she didn’t have to walk down the hill.
One of the favorite images. Matt just soaking in the moment during toasts.
One of Lauren’s favorite things: FIREWORKS!
Two weeks before the wedding Lauren had a brilliant idea to surprise Matt with his favorite treat, CHURROS!
Team KOWE was able to source them (in the middle of the Berkshires- not an easy task) have them delivered and we served them around the dance floor!
As you can see- Matt was very surprised!
How cool is this image?
Matt preforming for his beautiful bride. A song he wrote and composed for her.
The KOWE moment (noun): when the couple is surround by their friends and family and are so full of love and sparkle.
Their Sparkly Love Team:
Ceremony & Reception: Gedney Farm (shout out to Colleen and Peter for being INCREDIBLE!)
Caterer: Gedney Farm
Photographer: Silver and Salt Photography and Studio Atticus Photography
Videographer: Birke Weddings
Florist: Flower Scout
DJ: DJ Aaron McMickle (Brooklyn)
Fireworks: Berkshire Fireworks
Chuppah: JAW Woodshop