Missy & Mike: Popham Beach Wedding!!

Missy and Mike have style. That’s all there is to it. You may remember their engagement session, complete with red Vespa and a replica of a Bob Dylan album cover. Style. Lots and lots of it.

What they also have is a support system of family and friends who turned out in droves to be with them as they said their vows and made their commitments to one another official. Missy and Mike asked their guests to dress all in white and it was just so cool to see everyone in this awesome, beachy monochromatic wave as they moved back and forth between the Popham Beach Club and the waterfront. They had guests from all over the world, from Ireland to Asia, and Missy’s own experience living in Japan was reflected in the thousands of handfolded paper cranes bedecking the custom welded chandelier as well as the wedding cake {the most AMAZING Japanese strawberry shortcake created by none other than the food-geniuses at Miyake Restaurants!}! Absolutely stunning!!

It was an evening so filled with relaxed laughter, easy conversation, and just plain ol’ love…a truly magical day!!!





























The crew from Blue Elephant Catering rocked it as usual! One of my favorite caterers EVER to work with!!

Missy and Mike came together over music. As a matter of fact, it was Mike’s skills playing a little jazz on the saxophone that first caught Missy’s eye! So it was only natural that he play and then sing her a little song…swoon!!











Mike’s not the only one with musical talent! A friend arranged a special rendition of “I Will” for Missy and her back-up singers to perform for Mike! Love love LOVE!!!


The cake. There are simply no words to adequately capture the utter scrumptiousness going on here! A. Mazing.

Missy and Mike scheduled a little portrait time at sunset…have I mentioned how incredible 15 minutes in the right light can be???








They finished the evening with limoncello shots and sparklers on the beach…what a way to wrap up!!




Missy & Mike, you guys are just AWESOME!!! Congratulations again!!

The fabulous vendors who made it all happen:

Venue: The Popham Beach Club
Ceremony Musicians: Marc Chillemi Trio
Caterer: Blue Elephant Catering
Cake: Miyake Restaurants
Florist: Hawkes Flowers
Gown: by Allure from Andrea’s Bridal
Bridesmaids Dresses: THREAD
Shoes: Mel by Melissa {100% recyclable…how cool is that?!?!}
Groom’s Jacket: The Kooples
Groom/Groomsmen’s Ties + Bridesmaids’ clutches: MIZU with material from THREAD
Groom + Groomsmen’s belts: The Belted Cow
Groom + Groomsmen’s slacks: Bonobos
Groom’s shoes: Cole Haan
Groomsmen’s shoes: TOMS
Crane Chandelier design: Nick Mowry of Mowry Metal Works

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  • Flo MinowaDecember 15, 2013 - 8:33 am

    I keep coming back to this! This is by far the most joyful and beautiful wedding I have ever seen! These moments have been captured flawlessly! Missy, I’m so happy for you–and I love the hint of Japan in your paper crane theme! I wish you and Mike all the best on your lovely life together!ReplyCancel

  • aliNovember 19, 2013 - 12:10 am

    What a beautiful beach wedding! The couple is stunning and the little details are perfect. The shots at sunset are the ideal light! LOVE IT ALL!ReplyCancel

  • Missy Byrne AyotteOctober 25, 2013 - 4:02 pm

    Cindy, we have been swooning over these all day. You and Justin captured the most perfect day so perfectly. Thank you SO MUCH!! xoxoxReplyCancel

  • Christine SheridanOctober 25, 2013 - 2:30 pm

    These are so absolutely stunning. The photographs perfectly captured the day and the beauty of the couple.ReplyCancel

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