Villanova University Wedding | Mike and Sarah

A classic East Coast wedding filled with fall colors, a stunning church, and heart-melting moments.

Sarah and Mike live and breathe tradition. They thrive on the legacies that have come before them – the spaces where family, memories, heritage and belief intersect in their life stories to create a beautiful portrait of who they are in their relationship together. It’s within those layers of love that have been passed down – gifted to them – throughout the generations that their hearts beat hardest for each other.

It’s as if they are coming home in each other.

That’s exactly how I felt about Mike and Sarah’s wedding at Villanova University in Philadelphia. Like we were right at home. Jeff and I are west coasters at our core, but whenever we head to the east coast, it’s like we fit in with our people. The old charm, the traditional romance, the stone buildings, the golden fall trees, the Sperry’s… Every moment, every detail, every backdrop during Mike and Sarah’s wedding was a creative dream come true for us San Diegans!

Mike and Sarah got married at Villanova University, the place where they met and fell in love, and they held the reception just down the road at the Philadelphia Country Club. Sarah got ready with her girls at her family’s gorgeous home in the outskirts of Philly, and it was the perfect place to spend the morning. Sarah’s dress came from the Vineyard Collection of Priscilla of Boston and her shoes were lovely bedazzled Grazia heels.



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