[Wedding] Margot & Alex – The Eventi Hotel in New York City, NY

As we were going through these photos, we actually encountered a small, teeny, tiny issue. When we usually cull our images for blogging, we try to keep it to 50 of our best images because we know most of you have an attention span that lasts about 20 images – the extra 30 we just throw in for good measure :).  Problem here was, when we were finally finished culling, we had to make an executive decision on a pool of 120 awesome-tastic images…because this wedding was just that seriously, ridiculously awesome! So after some hesitant clicks here and there, we finally present to you: Margot and Alex’s awesome-ramas wedding celebration at the Eventi Hotel in New York City! Their day started at the penthouse suite, which offered magnificent views of midtown Manhattan and some of the best natural light we’ve ever seen.
Bridesmaids steam a wedding dress for a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau. Bride's reflection during prep for her wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.
Bridesmaids steam a veil for a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Bride opens a gift from the groom on the morning of her wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Wedding rings on the morning of Margot and Alex's wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.
Baby Girl gets ready for Margot and Alex's wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau. Groom gets ready for his wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.
Groom receives his wedding gift from his bride on the morning of his wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Groom gets ready on the morning of his wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Bride puts on her dress on the morning of her wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Bride poses for a portrait at a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Groomsmen portraits at Margot and Alex's wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Outdoor terrace for photos? Um…yes please. May I have another!

Bride with her mom at a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Bridal party portraits at a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Group portraits at a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau

Group portraits at a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau

Group portraits at a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau Margot and Alex smile for their bridal portraits at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.

It’s official: The Eventi is definitely one of my fave places to photograph weddings! WOWOWOW!!!!

Dog walks down the aisle at a wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Wedding procession with bride and her father at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Bride Margot and Groom Alex exchange vows during their wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau. Margot and Alex pose for their bridal portraits at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Margot and Alex pose with Baby Girl for their bridal portraits at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.

One of my favorite shots of the day :).

Margot and Alex's engagement session photos on a billboard at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.

Did I also forget to mention, their engagement session images ended up on a gimungo billboard across the street?! KA-CHOW!!

Card table for Margot and Alex's wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau

Candy table for Margot and Alex's wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau.Father and daughter dance at Margot and Alex's wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben LauBride and groom laugh during speeches at their wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau
Speeches at Margot and Alex's wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau Speeches at Margot and Alex's wedding at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau

There should be a rule that you’re not allowed to make the photographer cry. Goodness gracious, I’ve got a job to do here, people! PS. Great job, you two :).

Cake cutting during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben LauBouquet toss during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben LauGarter toss during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau

Guests dance during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau

Guests dance during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben LauGuests dance during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben LauGuests dance during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben LauGuests dance during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben LauGuests dance during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau Guests dance during a wedding reception at the Eventi Hotel in New York City. Captured by NYC wedding photographer Ben Lau

 I was so tired, I didn’t even bother removing the battery pack. Here ya go, second-shooter, lol.

And the cherry on top of this wedding celebration? Some photo-booth fun!!!

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

Margot + Alex | Eventi Hotel in NYC Wedding Photography - Photo Booth

And of course, gimungo thanks to all the following folks who made this magical day possible:

Ceremony : : The Eventi in New York City
Reception : : The Eventi in New York City
Gown : : Caroline Castigliano
Shoes : : Nine West
Jewelry : : Nana La’Femme
Make Up : : Hector Espinal (highly recommend!)
Grooms Attire : : Yves Saint Laurent
Catering : : The Eventi in New York City
Cake : : Sylvia Weinstock
Floral : : DIY
Favors : : Kline Honey Bee Farm
Stationery: : DIY
Secondary Photography : : Susan Flandro Photography and Min J Park Photography
Photo Booth : : Ben Lau Photography
  A big giant congrats and thank you goes out to Margot and Alex for EVERYTHING! We wish you many, many years of marital bliss and we simply cannot wait to see you guys again. You guy are simply the best :). I’m not sure how it happened, but it’s Friday already (egads!). And apparently, there’s a Frankenstorm heading our way. Of all places where a tropical hurricane and an arctic cold front could possibly meet, why does it have to be NJ? And according to the interwebs, we folks in NJ don’t call it a Frankenstrom…we just call it a “Frigg’n Storm”. Ha-ha. Get it? Oh never mind. We’ve got one wedding and two engagements lined up these next 3 days. Of them is going to need an umbrella. That’s all I’m say’n :). Have a great weekend everyone! Ben & Karis  

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