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Photos From Unveiled 2016

Engaged couples mingled with local wedding vendors and enjoyed an exclusive runway show.

Photos From Unveiled 2016
Photo by Eli Turner.

Family and friends accompanied engaged couples to the W Hotel for Washingtonian Bride & Groom’s annual Unveiled showcase on January 31. Guests met with the area’s top-rated wedding vendors, sampled cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and took in an exclusive runway show by Hitched Bridal Couture.

This event would not have been possible without our partners: Hitched Bridal CoutureW Hotel Washington D.C., Taylor & Hov Events + DesignEdge Floral Event DesignersRevolution Event Design and Production, Eli Turner, Monachetti WeddingsSelect Event Group, and Sir Speedy.

The runway show was a huge success thanks to the production by Revolution Event Design and Production and TAA PR, models by T.H.E. Artist Agency, makeup by Carl Ray, hair by Hair by Giselle, and lighting by Bruce Pike Productions.

All photographs by Eli Turner

 

Amphora Bakery wowed guests with desserts like this modern chalk-design cake.
Amphora Bakery wowed guests with desserts like this modern chalk-design cake.

 

A group of friends spent Sunday afternoon at Washingtonian's Unveiled showcase.
A group of friends spent Sunday afternoon at Washingtonian’s Unveiled showcase.

 

Will Hand from District Doughnuts looks on as a guest decides which delicious sample to try.
Will Hand from District Doughnuts looks on as a guest decides which delicious sample to try.

 

 

A stunning Modern Trousseau lace wedding gown from Hitched Bridal Couture.
A stunning Modern Trousseau lace wedding gown from Hitched Bridal Couture.

 

Megan Gorenflo and Ginny Reed of RSVP Catering.
Megan Gorenflo and Ginny Reed of RSVP Catering.

 

Guests laugh over champagne at the showcase.
Guests laugh over champagne at the showcase.

 

Revolution Events and Edge Floral Event Designers teamed up to create this stunning bar in the Great Room of the W Hotel.
Revolution Events and Edge Floral Event Designers teamed up to create this stunning bar in the Great Room of the W Hotel.

 

Makeup artist Carl Ray applies the finishing touches to a model before the runway show.
Makeup artist Carl Ray applies the finishing touches to a model before the runway show.

 

Guests eagerly await for the event to start.
Guests eagerly await for the event to start.

 

A beautiful beaded Lela Rose wedding gown from Hitched Bridal Couture.
A beautiful beaded Lela Rose wedding gown from Hitched Bridal Couture.

 

Bruce Pike from Bruce Pike Productions talked with guests at the show.
Bruce Pike from Bruce Pike Productions talked with guests at the show.

 

Tuxedo themed pretzel sticks by Sandy's Sugar Shack.
Tuxedo themed pretzel sticks by Sandy’s Sugar Shack.

 

Hannah Cohen, Danny Tippett, Renee Diodonet, Olivia Brown, Caroline Clauss, and Katie Kirby from Revolution Events pose in front of their booth.
Hannah Cohen, Danny Tippett, Renee Diodonet, Olivia Brown, Caroline Clauss, and Katie Kirby from Revolution Events pose in front of their booth.

 

A newly engaged couple enjoys the Unveiled showcase.
A newly engaged couple enjoys the Unveiled showcase.

 

Edge Floral Event Designs and Revolution Events crafted this beautiful Bride & Groom floral wall.
Edge Floral Event Designs and Revolution Events crafted this beautiful Bride & Groom floral wall.

 

Washingtonian Bride & Groom Editor, Sarah Zlotnick, and Assistant Editor, Caroline Cunningham.
Washingtonian Bride & Groom Editor, Sarah Zlotnick, and Assistant Editor, Caroline Cunningham.

 

Bonnie Sen Photography set up this elegant and simple display at her booth.
Bonnie Sen set up this elegant and simple display at her booth.

 

Monachetti Videographers impressed guests with sample videography.
Monachetti Videographers impressed guests with sample videography.

 

Taylor and Hov Events + Design set up a beautiful display of invitations on a coffee table in their booth.
Taylor and Hov Events + Design set up a beautiful display of invitations on a coffee table in their booth.

 

Lindsay and Cathy Hodin smile for the camera before the runway show.
Lindsay and Cathy Hodin smile for the camera before the runway show.

 

Crimson & Clover Floral Design created a relaxing and intimate space for guests at their booth.
Crimson & Clover Floral Design created a relaxing and intimate space for guests at their booth.

 

An intricate gold wedding cake made by RSVP Catering.
An intricate gold wedding cake made by RSVP Catering.

 

Jillian Klarman, Gina Frix, and Michele Klarman with MBK Photography's Michael Bennett Kress.
Jillian Klarman, Gina Frix, and Michele Klarman with MBK Photography’s Michael Bennett Kress.

 

Guests had fun posing in the Unveiled themed photobooth from Booth-o-Rama.
Guests had fun posing in the Unveiled themed photobooth from Booth-o-Rama.

 

Giselle from Hair by Giselle prepped the models for the runway show.
Giselle from Hair by Giselle prepped the models for the runway show.

 

Root & Stem Catering discusses their unique course options with guests.
Root & Stem Catering discusses their unique course options with guests.

 

Guests were excited to take home their Scout gift bags filled with goodies from this year's vendors.
Guests were excited to take home their Scout gift bags filled with goodies from this year’s vendors.

 

Hitched Bridal Couture showed off some of their favorite looks during the runway show.
Hitched Bridal Couture showed off some of their favorite looks during the runway show.

 

Bloomingdale's registry booth was a huge hit at this year's showcase.
Bloomingdale’s registry booth was a huge hit at this year’s showcase.

 

Andy Kushner's Sound Connection mesmerized guests with their rendition of Uptown Funk.
Andy Kushner’s Sound Connection mesmerized guests before the runway show with their rendition of Uptown Funk.

 

Amphora Catering set up a magical display of treats for guests to view.
Amphora Catering set up a magical display of treats for guests to view.
The ladies from Reston Limousine talked to guests about wedding day transportation and private brewery tours.
The ladies from Reston Limousine talked to guests about wedding day transportation and private brewery tours.

 

Spilled Milk Catering served delicious mini tacos and other hors d'oeuvres for guests to try.
Spilled Milk Catering served delicious mini tacos and other hors d’oeuvres for guests to try.

 

The Engaging Affairs team created a striking gold tablescape to show off their planning expertise.
The Engaging Affairs team created a striking gold tablescape to show off their planning expertise.

 

A sneak peek at the incredible runway that Bruce Pike Productions, Revolution Events, and Hitched Bridal Couture created for guests at the event.
A sneak peek at the incredible runway that Bruce Pike Productions, Revolution Events, and Hitched Bridal Couture created for guests at the event.

 

Bella Bridesmaids helped guests find the perfect bridesmaid dresses at their booth.
Bella Bridesmaids helped guests find the perfect bridesmaid dresses at their booth.

 

Bonnie Sen showed off some of her photographs to an eager onlooker at the event.
Bonnie Sen showed off some of her photographs to an eager onlooker at the event.

 

Attendees posed in front of the faux Washingtonian Bride & Groom cover created by Revolution Events.
Attendees posed in front of the faux Washingtonian Bride & Groom cover created by Revolution Events.

 

Metallic flowers added a modern twist to this classic Modern Trousseau wedding gown from Hitched Bridal Couture.
Metallic flowers added a modern twist to this classic Modern Trousseau wedding gown from Hitched Bridal Couture.

 

Christin Hessler and Janet Flowers with Nature of Design created an elegant vintage-inspired booth.
Christin Hessler and Janet Flowers with Nature of Design created an elegant vintage-inspired booth.

 

Sound Connection by Andy Kushner Entertainment performed a lively pre-runway show concert for guests to enjoy.
Sound Connection by Andy Kushner Entertainment performed a lively pre-runway show concert for guests to enjoy.

 

Edge Floral Event Designers wowed guests with their intricate floral arrangements and stunning table display.
Edge Floral Event Designers wowed guests with their intricate floral arrangements and stunning table display.

 

Jummy Olabanji and Amy Downing pose for a photo before the runway show.
Jummy Olabanji and Amy Downing pose for a photo before the runway show.

 

A beautiful wedding cake designed by the Cake Courtesan.
A beautiful wedding cake designed by the Cake Courtesan.

 

Hannah Cohen, Danny Tippett, and Renee Diodonet from Revolution Events.
Hannah Cohen, Danny Tippett, and Renee Diodonet from Revolution Events.

 

A guest admires stationery by Fingers in Ink.
A guest admires beautiful stationery by Fingers in Ink.

 

Guests were in awe of the stunning wedding gowns from Hitched Bridal Couture.
Guests were in awe of the stunning wedding gowns from Hitched Bridal Couture.

 

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The Nation Duo by Elan Artists performs for guests at the show.

 

Hootan Kaboli and Bianca Zoulfaghary before the runway show.
Hootan Kaboli and Bianca Zoulfaghary before the runway show.

 

Ryan Ibrahim and Marquia Kinard of Blend Makeup Artistry converse with a guest at the showcase.
Ryan Ibrahim and Marquia Kinard of Blend Makeup Artistry converse with a guest at the showcase.

 

Hungry attendees sampled delicious food from IndAroma catering.
Hungry attendees sampled delicious food from IndAroma catering.

 

Guests were showered with colorful confetti at the end of the runway show thanks to Digital Lightning.
Guests were showered with colorful confetti at the end of the runway show thanks to Digital Lightning.

 

Style Me Bar shows their hair and makeup expertise.
Style Me Bar shows their hair and makeup expertise.

 

Digital Lightning ended the event with a colorful confetti cannon.
Digital Lightning ended the event with a colorful confetti cannon.

 

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