Zach + Coli, an Old Town Albuquerque Wedding

This August, we were lucky enough to witness an incredibly genuine, intentional wedding between two souls that were definitely made for one another, Zach and Coli.

These lovers came all the way from San Francisco to share the next chapter of their story here in Albuquerque with their closest friends and family. Everything about this day was done with love and sincerity, from the intimate ceremony at Hotel Albuquerque’s San Isidro de Capilla to the very last moments of the most gorgeous garden reception at Casa de Sueños. Zach and Coli’s simple details let their love take center stage and we were so honored to capture this once in a lifetime kind of love. There was something so pure and out of the ordinary when both Zach and Coli cried during their first dance to “Bloom” by Paper Kites surrounded by the most important people in their lives in the most heavenly golden hour light. These two were a gentle reminder of how powerful love can be, we know that they are destined for forever!

Zach + Coli, thank you for sharing your day and your amazing love with us, we’re beyond grateful.

Prep + Ceremony Venue - San Isidro de Capilla at Hotel Albuquerque
Reception Venue - Casa de Sueños
Invitations + Paper Goods - Basic Invite
Florals - Florecita Flowers
Hair + Makeup - by Bride
Bridal Gown - Jenny Yoo Collection + BHLDN
Bride’s Earrings - Forme and Sens
Bride’s Shoes - ASOS
Groom’s Suit - Bonobos
Groom’s Tie - Mango
Groom’s Shoes - Clark’s Shoes
Catering - Blue Plate Catering
Cakes - Bizzy B Cakes
Napkins - World Market
Lead Photographer - Alicia
Second Photographer - Bre
Assistant - Cameron

Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn of Alicia Lucia Photography

Dillon + Stephanie, a Hotel Albuquerque Wedding

Once in awhile we get to capture couples that not only have amazing love stories, but also serve up major couple goals. Dillon and Stephanie brought amazing style, details, and the most genuine love around to their modern, simple wedding at Hotel Albuquerque.

These babes went to high school together, but didn’t start dating until about a year after graduation when they met up by chance at a mutual friend’s house party.  Since then Dillon and Stephanie have had the most amazing years of being young and in love together (along with their pups too!)

Dillon set the bar sky high and proposed to Stephanie in New York City last fall. The two traveled with Stephanie’s family to celebrate her aunt’s wedding and on the final day of their trip these lovers finally stopped in Central Park (a spot they had been trying to revisit the entire trip) where Dillon asked Stephanie to be his wifey for lifey after over seven years of being together.

There were so many incredible little details from Dillon and Stephanie’s day that we adored, from Stephanie wearing a diamond necklace made of her grandmother’s wedding ring to having one of their best friends officiate their ceremony to everyone having a killer time on the dance floor! They even opted for a pre-ceremony drink together instead of the usual first look! We were seriously speechless over the breathtaking romantics our girls Ashley and Jen captured of these babes on the balcony of Hotel Chaco, we’re forever smitten with Dillon and Stephanie!  Huge congrats to the Blackerbys, we love you two little lovers so much!!

Venue - Hotel Albuquerque
Florals - Ives Flower Shop
Stationary - Vista Print
Cake - Michelle Ortiz
MUA - Betty Rose by Alanna/Betty Rose by AshleyHair - Marissa Wood
Bridal Gown - Maggie Sottero
Bridal Boutique - Bridal Elegance by Darlene
Bride’s Earrings - Bauble Bar
Bride’s Shoes - Pelle Moda
Bridesmaids’ Dresses - Jasmine Bridal Groom’s Attire - Men’s Wearhouse Videography - Jordee Arvin Pictures
Photo Booth - Complete Weddings and Events

Photos by Ashley and Jen of Alicia Lucia Photography
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn Younger of Alicia Lucia Photography

Michael + Caitlin, an Old Town Wedding

This May, we were reminded just how lucky we are to capture such downright remarkable couples! Michael and Caitlin’s late spring wedding brought major fairytale vibes and we’re low-key obsessed with them. From an absolute dream of a wedding gown (complete with the most gorgeous, yet simple lace up back) paired with lovely floral accessories to a little troupe of the cutest flower girls to amazing florals, the details on this day had us in absolute awe. This day started with Caitlin and her girls getting ready at Hotel Albuquerque followed by a touching ceremony at the historic San Felipe de Neri Church right in the center of Old Town Albuquerque to the sweetest summertime reception at the ever quaint El Zocalo in Bernallio. These lovers took the prettiest romantics outside the historic adobe church right after saying “I do” and in the golden light at their reception venue. We adored capturing their first dance in natural evening light (something that rarely happens and is such a treat for us!) and the fact that their ring bearer and all of their flower girls rushed up to join them on the dance floor. To top it all off, these babes had pizza AND donuts at their wedding reception. Cheers to the Hawkes, we loved being a part of your new beginning!!!

Venues - Hotel Albuquerque, San Felipe de Neri Church, El Zocalo
Planning + Coordination - Just Lovely Weddings
Florals - Shannon Loves Flowers
Hair + Makeup - Genica Lee
Bridal Gown - David’s Bridal
Bridal Shoes - Jessica Simpson
Bride’s Earrings + Clutch - BHLDN
Engagement Ring - Ritani
Bride’s Wedding Band - Tacori
Bridesmaid Dresses - Banana Republic
Groom’s Suit - Mr. James
Groom’s Wedding Band - custom ring by Shelton Jewelers
Catering - Firenze Pizza
Cake + Mini Desserts - Bizzy B Cakes
Biscochitos - Homemade
Donuts - Rebel Donuts
Cloth Napkins - Handmade
Chair Rentals - AA Tents and Events
Linin Rentals - Eventful NM

Photos by Alicia Padilla of Alicia Lucia Photography
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn Younger of Alicia Lucia Photography