When planning their wedding, Jorian and Max knew they wanted to pay homage to the city that kickstarted their love, Washington, D.C. As a tribute to their life in the city together, they chose an iconic D.C. landmark—Union Station—for their wedding venue. The couple chose a clean, modern palette: forest green, black, white, and charcoal grey. Bridesmaids wore deep, forest green dresses and the groomsmen wore charcoal suits with matching patterned black ties. To ensure Max stood apart from his groomsmen, he wore a custom suit and white shirt with his monogram embroidered at the base of his french-cuff sleeves.
Florals by Philippa Tarrant were kept simple and loose with an abundance of Italian ruscus, textured white blooms, and trailing ribbons. To separate the bridal bouquet from those of her bridesmaids, Jorian’s bouquet included her favorite flowers, panda anemones, and hand-dyed silk ribbons by Aimee of A. Griffin Events.
For the newlyweds, customization and cohesiveness were key when it came to their wedding design. First, they included nods to their cat. Large cat topiaries from Social Supply sat on pedestals, guarding the entrance to the Presidential Suite. They also included cocktail napkins with a custom illustration of their furry friend by Emily Baird Design. Further customized items included a neon sign reading “The Leniks” from Brite Lite Tribe and a customized denim jacket for the bride to wear during the reception with “Mrs. Lenik” embroidered across the back.