My Sister’s Wedding: The Brunch

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This is my final installment covering my sister’s wedding, right as the couple celebrates nearly a month of matrimony. (If you want to catch up, here are Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 about the wedding — plus additional posts on wedding dress shopping and the bachelorette party.)

Today we’ll be focusing on the brunch, the final wedding event. (The brunch is always a personal favorite — it’s the most relaxed part of any wedding weekend.)

Sisters.
Sisters.

I originally packed a green silk dress to wear to brunch, but I quickly abandoned that plan as soon as I woke up. For one, I had eaten a ton of food the previous two days — two steak dinners, gourmet mac-n-cheese, mashed potatoes, wedding cake.

Second, I was incredibly sore — the day of the wedding, I went to a kettle bell class and danced for four hours straight at the reception. To put it mildly, I was a wreck.

So I busted out the hoodie and leggings. (My sister wore the slippers that come in every Four Seasons room, so I felt a little less guilty.)

Hoodie: Target | Cowl-Neck Top: Theory (Consignment) | Leggings: American Eagle | Sneakers: Nike (Bloomingdale's)
Hoodie: Target | Cowl-Neck Top: Theory (Consignment) | Leggings: American Eagle | Sneakers: Nike (Bloomingdale’s)

These black and white leggings were a real risk for me. I don’t normally condone wearing leggings as standalone bottoms, unless the leggings are the opaque compression variety. But if you’re going to try a wild print, the safest bet is black-and-white.

Side note, because I think’s a valid point: When trying something outside my comfort zone, I never spend a lot of money. These bad boys were just a few bucks during American Eagle’s Labor Day weekend sale.

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Earrings: Dior | Necklace: Catbird

The brunch carried many of the same thematic elements from the other wedding events, including the flowers.

Flowers from the reception were repurposed for the brunch.
Flowers from the reception were repurposed for the brunch.

The brunch was held in the newly remodeled Penthouse Ballroom at the Four Seasons in Atlanta. It had incredible views of downtown Atlanta.

The views from the Four Seasons brunch room were beautiful.
The views from the Four Seasons brunch room were beautiful.

My mom wore the most adorable scarf to the brunch — this is a look I’m totally stealing.

My mother-in-law and my mom.
My two moms — my mother-in-law and my mom.
My parents.
My parents.

And there you have it: a fantastic, classic wedding weekend with all the bells and whistles. And now, your moment of zen — a chair from the Four Seasons made from Santa’s beard.

Like most of the other wedding events, the brunch was in the Four Seasons.
Like most of the other wedding events, the brunch was in the Four Seasons.