The Great Gatsby Surprise Wedding

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.  20180622-TEP_0187-2

They took dance lessons and learned that Tango, sought out authentic clothing and items, and even have two cars that fit the era!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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