Michelle and Tom’s Wedding Day at the Park Chateau Estate and Gardens was incredible! These two know how to throw a party! The venue was gorgeous; Michelle was gorgeous; their details were gorgeous! We’re so honored to have been able to capture photo and video for this amazing couple. With that said, keep an eye out for the video teaser and highlight coming soon!
The Love Story
It’s no surprise that Michelle and Tom’s Wedding Day was the best party of 2021! They met and starting dating almost 5 years ago. On their first date, they went to Jockey Hollow for drinks, and there was a live band. Long story short, they have been partying together ever since! This adventurous pair loves traveling of all kinds, and hanging out with their friends and family. Tom proposed to Michelle in the most epic way possible… They were on the beach in St. Thomas, and she opened a bottle. Inside the bottle, she found a message that read “I love you, will you marry me?”
Getting ready at Park Chateau Estate and Gardens
On their Wedding Day, Michelle and Tom did it ALL at the Park Chateau Estate and Gardens! Michelle and Tom got ready, had their ceremony, and reception all in the same place. That meant we were able to make the MOST out of photography and videography coverage! The bridal suite at the Park Chateau has tall windows and plenty of open space, allowing for clean and bright images from all the natural light flowing in! This couple is no stranger to elegance, with stunning details coordinated from their hands down to their feet. Michelle’s shoes were by Christian Louboutin, and Tom’s wedding band by Cartier. The invitation suite was dusty blue, and the feminine floral details were the perfect complement!
Michelle did a special first look with some of her closest friends and family at the Park Chateau Estate and Gardens. Her immediate family, with Tom’s mom and her bridesmaids, were all in total shock when they saw her!
Husband + Wife Portraits at French Chateau in New Jersey
We took lovely portraits in the Chapel and outside in the garden. Michelle’s details were flawless and flowed together perfectly. The tulips in the garden were in bloom, and the Chapel was absolutely beautiful and stunning in the background! We had a gorgeous glow for portraits after a few rain clouds passed by over head!
Beautiful Wedding Ceremony at the Chapel at Park Chateau Estate and Gardens
Michelle and Tom’s Wedding Day Ceremony was held in the renowned Park Chateau Chapel. The white walls of the Chapel let tons of natural light flood in. This Chapel is absolutely stunning, and truly reminiscent of one you’d see in France. Classic and elegant, the ceremony was beautiful! On their way out of the Chapel, Michelle + Tom released pigeons as a symbol of their love!
Elegant Wedding Reception
Michelle and Tom made sure that the esteemed Park Chateau staircase was draped in beautiful greenery and florals! An electric violinist caught the attention of the room with it’s captivating sound. The bride and groom were honored with heartfelt speeches from Michelle’s sisters and Tom’s best friend. The Polish bread ceremony paid homage to their heritage, which was celebrated all night with Polish music and dancing from all guests. At the end of the night, the bridal party sparkler exit was the perfect end to this extravaganza! We will never forget this beautiful Wedding Day! Last but not least, I have to give a special shout out to the accommodating staff who were so helpful in making this day even more special! Ok we can’t wait any longer, take a peek at some of our favorites from their day!
Photographer and Videographer: Diana and Korey Photo and Film
Venue: Park Chateau Estate and Gardens
Bridal Gown: L’Fay Bridal
Hair and Makeup: Verve NJ
Bridesmaid Dresses: Bill Levkoff
Florist: Crest Florist
Bridal Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Wedding Coordinator: Devin Hope, Park Chateau Sales Manager
DJ: JB Pro Live
Bakery: Calandra’s Bakery
Diana and Korey Photo and Film is a wedding photography and videography team based in Northern New Jersey. We happily serve couples in New Jersey and worldwide! To learn more about our services and find out if we are available for your wedding day, visit our contact page here!
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