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Sophisticated Same-Sex Wedding at The Umstead Hotel & Spa

Chuck & Andy – a Classic Southern Groom and Groom wedding at The Umstead Hotel in Cary NC

The Umstead Hotel & Spa was the first venue that came to mind for these two handsome grooms who wanted a classy and sophisticated wedding. Chuck and Andy tied the knot with an outdoor ceremony and candlelit reception filled with sultry sophistication, perfected by their wedding coordinator, A Southern Soiree. This sophisticated same sex wedding was the definition of class and style with an A-list team, starting with the 5 Star Umstead Hotel, and finishing with their amazing artistic photographer, Adam Chapin.

Grooms holding hand after intimate ceremony by A Southern Soiree at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

Chuck Gavazzi and Andy Pacos met at work, where they are both VPs within the same national emergency medicine management company. For nearly a year Chuck noticed Andy around the hospital. Finally, a real conversation led to a first date. When Andy toasted to “new friendships,” Chuck knew he was in for the long haul, and years later, when Andy proposed, Chuck’s reply was “Absolutely.”

Grooms laughing at their wedding at The Umstead in classic black and white tuxedos Adam Chapin Photography

Grooms special moment in black and white at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography
Groom in classic black and white tuxedo at outdoor ceremony The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

5 Star Wedding at the 5 Star Umstead Hotel

They knew they wanted their wedding to have the utmost class and sultry sophistication. They booked The Umstead Hotel & Spa knowing it is renowned for impeccable service, which the couple noted they received, mentioning that “the staff of the Umstead did not miss a beat.”

Gold and Black Wedding Invitations for sultry wedding at The Umstead by Adam Chapin Photography

Groom walking down aisle at outdoor wedding in NC at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

flower girl at same sex wedding in nc walking down the aisle in outdoor ceremony at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

Groom saying i do at outdoor wedding in NC at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

Grooms exchanging rings at intimate outdoor ceremony at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography
Grooms first kiss at same sex wedding at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

NC Same Sex Wedding Photographer Brings Memories to Life

Adam Chapin Photography is known for his moody and artistic style. This NC wedding photographer strives to capture moments in a wedding that the couple might not even remember. We love the depth of his work and his unique editing style.

“A good photographer is a big deal. Adam Chapin Photography truly conveyed the emotion of the day and captured the essence of who we are as a couple.”

Grooms after vows walking down aisle at intimate outdoor ceremony at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography planned by A Southern Soiree Grooms at their Same Sex Wedding at The Umstead by A Southern Soiree photographed by Adam Chapin Photography

Masculine Same Sex Wedding Designed by Top NC Wedding Planner

The decor had a woodsy outdoor look with moss coverings, accented with lots of candles in varying heights. This gave this same sex wedding an elegant yet masculine look, perfect for the upscale taste of these grooms.

Sultry Romantic NC Wedding at The Umstead by candlelight with tall floral arrangements photographed by Adam Chapin Photography
Candle arrangement in variety of heights in intimate sultry romantic wedding at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

Chuck and Andy had a custom design of their initials in elements of the wedding beginning with the invitations and menus. The dance floor of the Umstead Hotel’s beautiful ballroom was lit up by Raleigh specialty event rental company, Themeworks.

Intimate Gold and black wedding by A Southern Soiree with Monograms and candlelight The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

“A good wedding planner is worth a million dollars. A Southern Soiree took care of every detail of our Umstead Hotel wedding, from surprises such as custom made look-a-like cookies and light up tambourines to all the handling of the wedding day – we can not say enough great things about Megan.”

These custom wedding cookies are the perfect accent for a same sex wedding! How much do they really look like the grooms?

Grooms personalized cookies in shape of both grooms at wedding at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

Same Sex wedding dancing at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography planned by A Southern Soiree

Wedding Party dancing with monogram light gobo on floor at The Umstead Adam Chapin Photography

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WEDDING COORDINATOR: A Southern Soiree | PHOTOGRAPHER: Adam Chapin Photography | VENUE, FOOD & ACCOMMODATIONS: The Umstead Hotel & Spa | LIGHTING: Themeworks

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