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Styling A Rooftop Reception

For the hopeless romantic, nothing trumps the experience of the sun going down over some on the world’s most mesmerizing landscapes and iconic locations.

A rooftop location perched on the cliff of the ocean or placed in the eye of the city is ideal for the wanderlust at heart. For the urban nomad who thrives in the unforgiving terrain of the big city or a poetic gypsy soul who follows the sun, it represents the ideal theme for any destination wedding.

Sophisticated, intimate and always exclusive, a roof top reception is one celebration your guests will be yearning to attend and post-event talking about for years to come. The uninterrupted, picture-perfect views of the sun setting over the unforgettable landscape will be eternally remembered as nothing short of breathtaking.

Due to the exposed nature of such locations be sure to pay close attention to things such as ambient lighting, heating and bad weather contingencies. For the décor, the skyline is the feature and for that reason minimal, yet tasteful furnishings provide the best outcome. We recommend replacing floral elements with abundant candlelight and creating focal features throughout with bountiful grazing tables and decadent bar stations.

Style Tip

The style of music and entertainment is paramount at these locations. Choose a style that compliments the destination; a local instrumental band or soulful DJ for example. More importantly, choosing a musician that understands the discerning nature of such events will prove beneficial.

Find an edit of rooftop venues we recommend in The Lane Directory.

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