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Willow Oaks Country Club Wedding - Richmond, Virginia - Kelsey and Alan

Willow Oaks Country Club Wedding - Richmond, Virginia - Kelsey and Alan

There was a little something for everyone at Kelsey & Alan’s awesome wedding at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia. Alt/punk vibes from the all black bridesmaids dresses (and groom’s sweet red tux), romantic full-sleeve lace dress for the bride, classic country club location, and nerdy/gamer reception touches all combined for a wedding day that completely and totally reflected the personality of the adorable couple. On top of that, it was obvious that they are dog people because there was not one, not two, but FOUR DOGS in the wedding party! And of course they were sporting their best formalwear. It was truly a unique wedding and it was so much fun to take part as second shooter once again for 88 Love Stories Photography.

A sunny fall wedding day view of Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A pair of trees stretching high above Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A tree with fall leaves on a wedding day outside Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
View through a mirror of bridal details of a lace wedding dress with sleeves hanging from the stairs while the bride is getting ready at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A lace wedding dress with sleeves hanging from the stairs while the bride is getting ready at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A lace wedding dress with sleeves hanging from the stairs while the bride is getting ready at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride wearing a lace wedding dress with sleeves and a flower crown holding her bridal bouquet on the golf course at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride wearing a lace wedding dress with sleeves and a flower crown holding her bridal bouquet on the golf course at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
 
A bride wearing a lace wedding dress with sleeves and a flower crown holding her bridal bouquet on the golf course at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
 
A pair of groom’s socks that say “It’s business time Kelsey” as a gift from the bride to the groom before their wedding at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom shows off his socks that say “It’s business time Kelsey” as a gift from the bride to the groom before their wedding at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom wearing sunglasses while getting ready before his wedding at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom adjusting his tie while getting ready before his wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom preparing and getting ready before his wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom in a red suit waiting for his bride as she approaches for their first look before their wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom in a red suit excited as he sees his bride for the first time for their first look before their wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride in a lace wedding dress with sleeves laughing as she looks at her groom for the first time for their first look before their wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom in a red suit excited as he sees his bride for the first time for their first look before their wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A close up of the beautiful red and purple bridal flower crown worn by a bride before her wedding at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom kissing the cheek of his bride on their wedding day at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom kissing the cheek of his bride on their wedding day at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom kissing the cheek of his bride on their wedding day at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom kissing his bride on their wedding day at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
Ceremony site decorations including lanterns, rose petals, and flower bouquets on chairs at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
Ceremony site decorations including lanterns, rose petals, and flower bouquets on chairs at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A red and pink decorated arch for a wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A sign outside a wedding ceremony that reads “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone” at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
The parents of the groom sitting in the front row before the wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
Groomsmen in sunglasses wearing black and red suits walking into the wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom in a red suit and sunglasses and the officiant walking into the wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A ring bearer with a dog in a flower girl dress walking into the wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A flower girl in a red dress and flower crown walking into the wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride in a lace wedding dress with sleeves walking into the wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride walking to the altar where her groom is waiting during their wedding ceremony walking into the wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride smiles at the crowd while holding hands with her groom at the altar during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A dog in a flower girl dress during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride looking at her groom while holding hands during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom in a red suit looking at his bride during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A groom smiling as he reads his vows to his bride during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride reading her vows to her groom at the altar during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
View over the shoulders of guests of a bride reading her vows to her groom at the altar during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride smiles and laughs at her groom while holding his hand at the altar during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride and groom share their first kiss as husband and wife during an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride and groom celebrate with hands in the air as they are declared husband and wife at the end of their outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
 
A bride and groom getting ready to take photos with their dogs in dresses and suits as part of the wedding party after an outdoor wedding ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
 
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A nerdy sign that says “Welcome to the Wedding of Alan and Kelsey” outside a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A sign asking guests to write down bucket list ideas for the bride and groom at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A sign on the gift table that references the Harry Potter sorting hat a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A sign that reads “A Long Expected Party” at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A sign that reads “Black is such a happy color, darling” at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A cross stitch that says “things are about to get awesome” at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A cross stitch portrait of the bride and groom as characters from Fallout at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A table centerpiece with flowers, candles, and a framed video game reference as a table number at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A wedding party head table with signs that say “I love you” and “I know” referencing star wars at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A sweetheart table with cushions that have video game references on them at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
Decorated tables and chairs with gold and purple accents at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride and groom share their first dance as husband and wife during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride and groom share their first dance as husband and wife during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A wedding party getting emotional as they watch the bride and groom share their first dance as husband and wife during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride and groom share their first dance as husband and wife during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride and groom pose for a photo at the head table during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A small wedding cake featuring a topper with a bride and groom and their pets at a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride and groom prepare to feed each other cake during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bride and groom feed each other cake by hand during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A service dog during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
A bridesmaid dancing to the cupid shuffle during a wedding reception at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia
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