Charleston Destination Wedding All About Hospitality and Heritage

Lauren & Hector Wedding

With Lauren Berry Wedding Photography behind the lens, capturing every magical moment of this Charleston destination wedding, and Abby Broughton for Chancey Charm Charleston leading the way, this celebration is a testament to the city’s vibrant hospitality and rich heritage. From the iconic cobblestone streets to the mouthwatering Lowcountry cuisine, get ready to be whisked away on a captivating journey filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable memories. Buckle up, folks, because we’re about to dive into a wedding extravaganza that will leave you breathless and craving some sweet tea!

Lauren & Hector Wedding
Lauren & Hector Wedding
Lauren & Hector Wedding

Lauren + Hector were easily one of the sweetest, most caring, down to Earth, and FUN (like really fun) couples I’ve ever worked with. They instantly made me feel like family from the first time I met them.

Lauren & Hector Wedding

That was the effect they had on everyone they met and interacted with. With Lauren being a teacher, and Hector owning his own restaurants, the pair understood what serving people + creating an inviting atmosphere was all about, which made all of their vendors and guests want to celebrate them even more!

Lauren & Hector Wedding

L + H were incredibly trusting throughout the planning process and allowed me to take the reins so that they could enjoy their engagement. Getting to see their reactions on the wedding day was the most rewarding experience!

In terms of design + atmosphere, we wanted to lean into their service backgrounds, as well as the groom’s heritage. They were extremely passionate about their guests feeling comfortable and welcomed. Upon arrival at the ceremony, guests were greeted by a mariachi band local to the couple’s home of Charlotte, NC, and lots of vibrant + colorful florals!

Lauren & Hector Wedding

Afterwards, guests were invited outside into the courtyard for a lively cocktail hour, before returning inside for the rest of the evening. At the reception, dinner + dancing commenced under the cafe lights.

Lauren & Hector Wedding
Lauren & Hector Wedding

They dug into their stunning, 4 tiered cake, had a tequila shot – or two 😉 – and ended the night with an epic sparkler sendoff before heading to the after party.

Lauren & Hector Wedding

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Photographer: Lauren Berry Wedding Photography @laurenberryweddingphotography
Venue + Catering: The Cedar Room @thecedarroomchs
Beauty: Lashes & Lace CHS @lashesandlacechs
Wedding Cake: The Tenacious Tart @tenacioustart
Rentals + Linens: Snyder Events @snyderevents | Curated Events Charleston  @curatedeventschs
Florals: Festoon Charleston  @festooncharleston
Paper Goods: Minted @mintedweddings
Lighting + Draping: Lowcountry Entertainment @lowcountryentertainment
Transportation: Coastal Limousine @coastallimo
Photo Booth: Slate 360 Charleston @slate360chs
DJ: Complete Carolinas @completecarolinas
Mariachi Band: Rosa Guadalupano

Wedding Planner: Abby Broughton for Chancey Charm Charleston @chanceycharmweddings
Wedding Submission Services: Published + Pretty @publishedandpretty

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