I’ve heard of these secret awesome Gatsby parties.. but didn’t know anyone who has ever really been to one. For all I knew, they were completely made up! Until I met these two… This couple is unlike anyone I’ve ever met, they are so hip, and cultured. They love planning big parties and collecting items from the Gatsby era.
They took dance lessons and learned that Tango, sought out authentic clothing and items, and even have two cars that fit the era!
So this is all pretty cool already right? Well, it gets better.. These two decided they would not actually tell anyone they were engaged! So this was just a big party they were hosting according to the invitation. It was so hard tiptoeing around trying to not give it away while everyone was getting ready!
Most of the family got ready at their home in Longwood Florida, even those who didn’t know it was going to be a wedding! Everyone’s outfits were amazing, and the stories behind finding some of the authentic jewelry and headbands were very intriguing.
They chose the Mason and Jarden venue in Altamonte for this grand event, and honestly, I don’t think they could have chosen a more fitting location. The venue is a grand building full of large gold moldings, mirrors, and accents.
For the first few hours of the party, it was all boas, beads, pinstripes, and a live band! People chachaing and swing dancing, sipping on fancy era drinks and playing up the era. But no one but a very small few of those needed knew about the big plan.
Our beautiful bride and handsome groom snuck away to get ready with a special outfit. Then it was time.. She grabbed her giant feather fan and he grabbed his top hat and cane. It was time to Tango into their wedding ceremony!
They danced up to a microphone and there it happened, everyone was blown away! Oh by the way everyone… did you know this was a wedding?!?! Oh and the dessert table! Check out these amazing cupcakes!