A Moody, Romantic Wedding Design at GATHER at Deer District

Styled Shoot
A modern Milwaukee venue hosts a glamorous and edgy styled shoot.
Written by
Sherri Hildebrandt


Wisconsin Bride Fall/Winter 2023

Step outside tradition with this striking setup at GATHER at Deer District in Milwaukee. The designers incorporated a twist on classic romantic elements, including a black wedding gown instead of the perennial white—one of several bold contrasts to this sunlit space.

The bride lets her quirky side shine in whimsical sunnies.
The bride is simply stunning in this Ti Adora “Kelly” gown by Allison Webb, from Miss Ruby Boutique. The A-line gown of embossed floral sateen features a modified sweetheart neckline and chapel-length train. Showy butterfly sleeves can be worn on or off the shoulder.
The groom brings his own vibrant style to the day's festivities, with a snappy bow tie for a retro note.
An unstructured bouquet from Blythe in Bloom includes red, white and deep pink roses and dianthus, flowers that symbolize love and affection.
The bride’s brilliant red lip is the perfect pop of color, matching the glorious scarlet blooms in her bouquet. Dramatic eye makeup adds an element of mystery.
The timeless elegance of gold appears in the background, seen through soaring windows. In the foreground, gilt pillars display the aisle arrangements, a perfect foil for the bounty of lush florals.

City State:

Milwaukee, WI


Milwaukee Area







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