When you have such expansive views and breathtaking skies its easy to see all the beauty love holds. This sweet and laid back affair is what you think of for a perfect August afternoon Montana wedding.
A little about the couple from the photographer, Marisol Izaguirre: Alissa and Ryne dated for about a year before becoming engaged. They met at their place of employment, the inherent relaxed nature of Alissa's personality captivated Ryne. The two of them are completely in love with one another.
Alissa found her dream wedding dress at Eskay Bridal in Bozeman, with the help of her mother, sisters, and closest friends. Her grandmother, a seamstress by trade, added some finishing details to her simple, yet elegant, lace A-line Willowby gown. And even, In the last minutes before her first look with Ryne, her grandmother trimmed the finishing touches on her perfectly fitted dress. Ryne and Alissa opted for an intimate first look atop a small cliffed area overlooking the Jefferson River right outside of their reception venue.
The couple chose to wed and host their reception at the historic Copper K Barn, a restored 1800s barn located at the base of the Tobacco Root Mountains on the Point of Rocks. After enjoying the quite moments of a first look together, they married under the soft light of golden hour and with the sunsetting behind the mountains as their backdrop, Alissa and Ryne celebrated their union with a pie reception. The bride along with her sister, mother, and grandmother, baked all of the pies for the guests. There were a variety of pies ranging from blueberry to peach. While, their cutting cake; a three tiered naked cake was baked and decorated by the bride's sister.
After a lovely reception where everyone danced in merriment, the couple exited to fly off to Cabos San Lucas, Mexico for their honeymoon celebration.
// CREATIVES //PHOTOGRAPHY: Marisol Izaguirre | DRESS: Eskay Bridal | DRESS DESIGNER: Willowby | MENSWEAR: After 5 and Weddings | VENUE: The Copper K Barn | DESSERT: Pies handmade by the Bride, Bride's Mother and Grandmother, Cake: Homemade by Bride's sister | FLORIST: Carissa Bannon | MUSIC: Friend | HONEYMOON: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico