Wedding Day: Family Time!

11:00 AM

Before we started the ceremony we took pictures around the resort which I will show in a later post. Let's first start with family pictures!

We were so happy to have all of our family members there. When planning we had initially began with a huge guest list and eventually cut it down and cut it down until we finally just settled on immediate family. At first I was unsure of this as we would have loved to have friends and other family members there but planning a destination wedding at a small resort is no small feat and to have a hurricane thrown in was much more stressful, so in retrospect, having only 11 of us was ideal. I couldn't not have imagined what it would have been like if we had to relocate 50+ guests when the hurricane hit!

My gorgeous family

with the addition of my future brother in law
(my sister and he got engaged 3 days after we got back from Jamaica!)
picture by Punam Bean

My beautiful mom and sister
Don't you love the purples?
Mom, Jen and me
My mom is wearing Dolce & Gabbana and my sister is wearing Diane von Furstenberg.
My mom is also wearing the exact same Gucci shoes that I am wearing except hers were a purple print. We hadn't even planned that as she didn't see my shoes until after she bought hers!

My parents

J's adorable family
Ish family

My mom decided to hold my hand which made me laugh.
I felt like I was posing for prom pictures!

The whole group!
picture by Punam Bean

So, are you wondering why we have so many pictures with our own camera? J was still taking pictures all day and then he would pass his camera to his dad when he had to be in the shot. I liked having both sets of pictures from both our photographer and from our camera. It was like seeing our wedding in two different point of views. And if you can't tell, we are a camera loving bunch, well my family and J's dad. The rest of his family is a bit camera shy, especially his brother. You're lucky you're even seeing any pictures of him! :)

all pictures by style-ish unless otherwise noted.

Previously on the Wedding Day Series:
Part 1: The Venue
Part 2: The Drama
Part 3: The Morning of
Part 4: The "Day After" Shoot
Part 5: The Damage

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  1. what a beautiful and happy family!!! your sister got engaged??? you'll have to give us wedding-lovers (i.e ME) details about her big day too!!!

  2. The background in your photos made my mouth drop.

    I miss the ocean.

    What gorgeous photos. And it's strikingly obviously where you got your great sense of style from!

  3. Your wedding was gorgeous! I honestly think going through the hurricane made your strong love more obvious. Congrats and I can't wait to devour your next wedding picture-filled post!

  4. This resort is spectacular! The pictures look great; now we know where you get your style from...your Mom in Gucci!

  5. Look how blue that water is.. breathtaking! Love the shoe story :) What a gorgeous family you have.

  6. You are all so gorgeous! I am having a blast looking at all of your wedding reviews--it looks like you had a spectacular event, and I just can't get over your dress!

    Major props to your photographer!

  7. The purple does look gorgeous against the backdrop of the ocean!

    These photos almost make me want to get married. Almost, but not quite...maybe in a couple more of these posts!

  8. I adore the purples. It looks so hot! And coordinated!

    Frack!! This made me realize we did not take even one photo of my family AND his family together. Crap. Oh well.

  9. what a gorgeous and (of course) stylish family! i love the way everything coordinates but nothing is matchy-matchy...just my style!

    and the backgrop. gorge! totally unreal.

  10. Hello :)
    those photos are amazing! You look so beautiful! Very, very romantic!
    P.S.: I'm back, my hand is ok now!

  11. i can totally see that you got your fashion sense from your mom. who by the way is unbelievably gorgeous!

  12. Wow! Both your families are gorgeous! And I love this dramatic setting for wedding pics!


  13. tam pham - i am going to NY next month for more wedding dress shopping with my sister. I will report back! :)

    Thank you all!

  14. I fell in love with the purple dress months ago, when you posted it the first time. It's gorgeous on! I actually told a friend who is going to be in a wedding about it. Love your photos! If I ever get married, I want to do exactly what you did. Great job!



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