Timeless elegance meets organic luxury at this romantic garden wedding at Legare Waring House in Charleston. Drawing inspiration from the venue’s natural surroundings, a neutral color palette and lush florals set the scene for a sophisticated event. Hand-crafted stationery, a standalone floral arch, and a romantic tablescape add bespoke touches, creating a memorable day against the stunning natural backdrop. 


Legare Waring House

Legare Waring House is the perfect spot for an elegant and romantic garden party wedding with historic charm. Tucked away among beautiful oak trees and lovely lagoons, this venue sets the stage for a celebration filled with quiet luxury and sophistication. Picture-perfect spots like the Avenue of Oaks, the Wedding Oak, and the Wedding Garden provide a dreamy backdrop for your ceremony.

The grounds boast a charming screened porch, a wrought-iron water fountain, and a spacious fountain patio at the front of the house—ideal for romantic wedding day portraits. You can even set up cozy tents with rigging points available for two different sizes. Plus, there’s a handy access road for vendors to make everything easy.

The Vision

Organic Luxury in Charleston

The vision for this wedding celebrated its natural beauty and embraced the timeless charm of Charleston, drawing inspiration from the historic Legare Waring House and hanging Spanish moss from the oak trees. The atmosphere aimed for an essence of organic luxury with a color palette centered around lots of green and neutrals. As you’d expect, it harmonized seamlessly with the surroundings. A significant emphasis was placed on florals, with the overarching theme being “organic luxury.” The ceremony site, adorned with hanging moss, served as the muse for the overall vision, resulting in a classic yet unique floral ceremony installation. The goal was to weave together a celebration that felt both classic and distinctive, reflecting Charleston’s inherent elegance.

Modern and chic Legare Waring House sage green wedding invitation suite flat lay.

The Wedding Attire

Modern Classic Elegance

The bride’s elegant dress, a creation by Justin Alexander from The Bridal House of Beaufort, was a major highlight with its stunning front and a surprise bow at the back, which cleverly doubled as a bustle. The groom embraced a classic suit, contributing to the refined simplicity of the overall wedding attire.

Bride and groom fine art wedding day portrait at Legare Waring House.
Groom twirling bride at Legare Waring House.

The Vendor Team

A collaborative team of vendors played a key role in bringing the overall wedding vision to life at Legare Waring House. The event planner ensured a smooth execution, the florist created a lush, elegant ambiance, and the hair and makeup artist enhanced the bride’s natural beauty. The dress, stationary, and furniture contributed to the overall theme, while the Legare Waring House itself provided a naturally beautiful Charleston backdrop.

Romantic outdoor garden wedding ceremony under large oak trees at Legare Waring House in Charleston.
Neutral wedding tablescape with green chairs at Legare Waring House.

When it comes to planning the perfect wedding, every single detail matters, and above all, the team that you choose to bring your vision to life. Moreover, selecting the right vendors is essential because these are the experts who will transform your ideas into reality. They will decipher your tastes, understand your style, and create an event that reflects who you are as a couple. From the sumptuous florals to the elegant wedding dress, each vendor played a major part in crafting this luxury destination wedding at Legare Waring House. So, never underestimate the power of choosing the right vendors, because it’s their artistry and expertise that ensures your big day is every bit as special as you’d dreamed it would be.

Hosts: @revel.and.grace & Sarah Woods || Planning: Gathered Wedding Planning || Florist: Olive & Sage Floral || HMUA: Wild Ivory Beauty || Dress: The Bridal House of Beaufort || Stationary: White Ink Calligraphy || Couple: @moreewithmo @blakehill12 || Rentals: Curated Events Charleston
Venue: Legare Waring House
  1. Levi Woods says:

    Very insightful

  2. Emily says:

    Such a classic wedding! I am obsessed with the bow detail on her dress!! These pictures are to die for 😍

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