· By Nashty Bride
Celestial Elopement in the Heart of Downtown Nashville
For the couple that truly loves each other to the moon and back- we at Nashty hope you are inspired by this out-of-this-world celestial elopement. Eloping in the heart of Downtown Nashville is always a good idea, and this alien wedding was put on by some of the best vendors the city has to offer. Oh my stars- let’s get Nashty!
FEATURED ARTISTS & VENDORS
Photographer: Spice Media
Hannah Lyvers of Spice Media is a photographer, videographer, and creative director who specializes in editorial, lifestyle, and portraiture. She has over 15 years of experience being innovative in front of and behind the camera. Hannah loves taking on wild & imaginative projects and enjoys putting her own spin on a client’s vision.
Hair & Makeup: Cassy Laessig
Owner of Nashty Bride, Cassy Laessig, is a Nashville based beauty and special effects hair and make-up artist who has been transforming the human canvas for most of her life. As a highly skilled and accredited young industry professional, she has worked various fashion shows, red carpet events, photo shoots, video shoots, weddings and live events. She enjoys bringing unique and eccentric ideas to life through the art of hair and makeup.
Wardrobe: Any Old Iron
Any Old Iron is the brainchild of designer/stylist, Andrew Clancey. In October of 2014, Any Old Iron moved it’s store to Nashville, Tennessee from NYC looking to dress the cities musicians, locals and fashion forward aliens. Now a showroom, Any Old Iron’s clients include Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Cher, Ozzy Ozbourne, Kate Bosworth, Taylor Swift, Elton John, Miranda Lambert, Cardi B and the Jonas Bros to name but a few.
Florals: Ever After Events by Mel
Up for any challenge as foreign as this one, Mel knocked the florals out of orbit. ‘Mel’, Melissa Cox, florist and owner of Ever After Events by Mel, created the florals for this Alien Elopement shoot. She is a born and raised Nashvillian who has been perfecting fresh and artificial floral designs for over 20 years. She is a florist, wedding planner, coordinator and event decorator.
Groom: Nick Mccallum
Nick McCallum is an actor, writer, director and sometimes alien. He first teamed up with Cassy in January 2021 during production of his noir thriller feature film Find Her. Click here to watch.
Officiant: I Thee Wedd Vows by Ana Francisca Hill
Ana has been “marrying” her friends since childhood. She made the dream of becoming an officiant a reality when she took the leap to get ordained after struggling to find her purpose. Now, weddings have become Ana’s dream and passion. She wishes each of her couples on their happily forever!
Accessories: Nashty Bride
Inspiring brides to push the limits of traditional bridal accessories and apparel, stylized shoots feature the unconventional pieces from Nashty Bride. The Celestial Elopement shoot featured: shoes, sunglasses, earrings, headpiece, clutch, glow up rings.
Ceremony: The Pedestrian Bridge
The John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridgeis nothing short of an iconic gateway into the heart of Nashville. Overlooking the Cumberland River, this bridge served as the perfect backdrop for our alien nuptials.
Party Venue: Headquarters Beercade
With arcade games, pinball machines, craft beers and a whimsical cocktail menu, Headquarters Beercade kept the fun going on the alien’s wedding night. Headquarters Beercade is equipped with catering options, themed pop-ups and even Thursday night trivia. HQ even offers seven interactive installations for a unique photo op.
Mural: Kelly "Risk" Graval
The aliens stopped by an incredible mural by Kelly "Risk" Graval in Printers Alley. Risk has made his mark in the art world and is known for his world renowned graffiti work.
Alien Fuel: Daddy's Dogs
Changing the hot dog game is only the beginning for Daddy's Dogs. Their menu features hot dogs with crazy toppings such as cream cheese, peaches and sriracha. Their newest addition is located in the Historic Printers Alley.
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