Back to top

Autumn Inspired Wedding at Thompson Seattle

Erin and Peter kept it close to home and chose to celebrate their wedding in the Emerald City.
By: 
Sara Hubbard

Wedding bells were originally planned to ring for Erin Haefs and Peter Rifel in Maui‭, ‬but while on a summer road trip‭, ‬the two decided there was no point in waiting any longer‭. ‬The two fell in love in the Emerald City‭, ‬so having a Seattle-based celebration‭ ‬was not only more convenient‭, ‬but also more authentic to their story‭. ‬Erin and Peter stayed at Thompson Seattle during their wedding weekend and had their first look on the hotel’s roof‭. ‬Wearing a Madison James off-the-shoulder sheath gown featuring a champagne-hued underlay and lace appliqués‭, ‬Erin was the picture of classic elegance—as was Peter in a classic black tuxedo‭. ‬The fall wedding naturally called for an autumnal theme‭, ‬and included an apple-pie shot‭ ‬escort wall‭, ‬rose quartz velvet linens‭, ‬and an ombre floral arch in shades of bronze‭, ‬dusty rose‭, ‬chocolate and burgundy‭. ‬Music‭ ‬is important to Erin and Peter‭, ‬and Brooklyn Duo—a Washington-based cello-piano duo known for its classical covers of pop songs—met the couple’s every expectation‭. ‬There was also no shortage of gastronomical treats for guests to enjoy‭. ‬Happy hour featured smoked salmon and honeydew canapés‭, ‬bite-size grilled cheese and tomato bisque shooters‭, ‬which guests noshed on while taking in the views of Mount Rainier‭. ‬Dinner was a family-style Italian affair with spaghetti and meatballs‭, ‬chicken Parmesan‭, ‬and roasted garlic and mascarpone mashed potatoes‭. ‬A night of dancing under the full moon was capped off with the bride’s and groom’s favorite desserts‭: ‬individually plated crème brûlée and molten chocolate cake‭. 

 


Newsletter Subscribe

Featured Vendors