Real Wedding: Woods and Vanessa's Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Destination Wedding

We've posted destination weddings on Boutique Bridal Book CLE before, from the beach to the desert, and now we can add the mountains to our list. And wow, oh WOW, this Jackson Hole, Wyoming, wedding is really in a league of its own!

Vanessa and Woods chose to have their wedding in Jackson Hole because growing up she had spent all her summers there on her grandparents' property and he had spent a lot of time there as well, with his best friend on hunting and fishing trips. Vanessa said, "During college my sister and I were getting lunch at Amangani for the first time and it was so stunning. I told her then that I wanted to be married there. She laughed and said 'well all that's missing is the guy.' Eight years later my dream came true!!"

The weather wasn't quite as cooperative, though. Vanessa and Woods thought they would be in the clear with a September date, but it snowed the whole week before their wedding, and the ceremony was meant to be outside because of the incredible scenery. Vanessa said, "I was not giving up my dream unless we absolutely had to. Despite the crazy emotional and cold whirlwind, the day of it was sunny and 55. It was perfect!!"

Wedding Date: 9/23/17

Wedding Colors: Neutrals with pops of orange

Wedding Theme or Style: Rustic mountain

First Dance Song: "Whatever It Is" by Zac Brown Band

Honeymoon Location: South Africa (the absolute trip of a lifetime!!)

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Amangani - Jackson Hole

Photographer: Carrie Patterson Photography

Wedding Planner: Elizabeth Kelleher, In Any Event - Jackson Hole

Gown: Legends Romona Keveza from Something White, A Bridal Boutique - Independence, Ohio

Alterations: Miranda's Vintage Bridal - Tremont, Ohio

Groom’s Suit: J3 Men's Store - Moreland Hills, Ohio

Hair: Frost Salon - Jackson Hole

Makeup: Stephanie Broome - Jackson Hole

Flowers: Lily & Co. - Jackson Hole

Catering & Cookie Table: Amangani

Stationery: XOWYO - Jackson Hole

Officiant: Woods and Vanessa's mutual best friend, Andrew Foote

Music/Entertainment: New Soul Brigade (a definite highlight)

Rentals: Canvas Unlimited - Jackson Hole

All photos by Carrie Patterson Photography.

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