Housing Works Wedding in New York City

Yejee + Nick

I’m so excited to share these photos from Yejee and Nick’s Housing Works wedding last month. These two were one of the many couples left without a wedding venue after ReBar unexpectedly closed last year but as you’ll see in the photos, they didn’t let that get in their way. Instead, they threw a kick-ass party at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in SoHo. Housing Works is one of my favorite venues and Yejee and Nick did a wonderful job of incorporating the venue into their wedding decor using books as table numbers and a cake stand. It was a freezing day (notice the snow in many of the outdoor portraits) and I have to give major props to this bridal party for being such great sports and allowing me to get the shots I wanted despite the cold. Seriously, these guys might go down as the baddest bridal party yet! Read through all the way to the bottom for five tips from the bride! XOXO

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Housing Works Wedding Photographer
Housing Works Wedding Photographer
Housing Works Wedding Photographer

Want more? Check out Yejee and Nick’s Prospect Park engagement photos here!

Five tips from the bride:

Tip 1: Attend your friends’ weddings and learn from them.
Tip 2: Be very clear with your bridal party and family about what you like or don’t like about weddings.
Tip 3: Don’t spend your resources on things just because you merely feel like you have to.
Tip 4: Choose a bridal party composed of friends you are completely comfortable with. If you’re thinking “Will she be offended because I didn’t ask her?”, then you probably shouldn’t!
Tip 5: Hire our vendors if you’re in the NYC area:

Ceremony Venue: St Paul’s German Evangelical Lutheran Church
Reception Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
Hair and Makeup: Tara Jarvis from Bloom Beauty Lounge 
Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Flowers & Cake Flowers: Kristen Usui at Happy Tears
Cake: Silk Cakes
Photobooth: Magbooth

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