The exterior of the historic Driskill hotel located on Sixth Street in Austin, TX. Rachel getting her make-up done before the ceremony by the make-up artist. Rachel's classic designer wedding dress hanging. Rachel's canary engagement ring is noteworth for it's brilliance and contrasting yellow and clear colors. For the wedding day Ben wore Salvatore Ferragamo's exquisite men's shoes paire with the iconic burberry brand for his suit. Ben putting on his burberry suit. Rachel and Ben's portrait at the historic Driskill in dowtown Autin. Portraint in front of The Contemporary Austin Jones Center in downtown Austin, Texas. Jewish wedding portrait in front of The Contemporary Austin Jones Center in downtown Austin, Texas. Rachel and Ben signing their customized ketubah infront of their witness. The jewish wedding canonpy, huppah, in which the indoor wedding ceremony occurs. The couple circling each other seven times in front of the huppah representing seven wedding blessings, seven day's of creation and demonstration they are the center of each other's world. The jewish huppah is centered directly under the vaulted trompe l'oeil dome in the Driskill Ballroom for Rachel and Ben's wedding. The kiddushin taking place under the huppah at their indoor jewish wedding at the Driskill Hotel in Austin Texas. Bride and Groom are wrapped a traditional tallit, a jewish prayer shawl.  Rachel and Ben walking in the historic Driskill hotel. Rachel and Ben walking downtown Austin, Texas to celebrate at their reception. The elegant king's tabel at Rachel and Ben's reception, decorated with gold and white colors and beautiful flowers. Rachel and Ben's dinner menu collaborating with their gold and white theme. Parents of the bride/groom toasting to the happy couple at the reception. Rachel and Ben's reception celebration of their spring jewish wedding. Rachel and Ben's elegant round flower wedding cake. Ben dancing with guest at their wedding reception at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, TX. Jewish wedding reception at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, TX. Wedding guests dancing at the reception at the Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin, Texas. Black tie wedding reception at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas. Wedding guests dancing at the reception in the Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin, TX. Rachel and Ben's first dance as a married couple at their reception. Wedding portrait from Rachel and Ben's spring jewish wedding at the historic Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin, Texas.

Rachel and Ben wedding was the culmination of a relationship that spans 12 years. They brought together friends and family from across the country. Ben is originally from Baltimore and met Rachel at American University in Washington, DC. After DC, Rachel moved to Miami and they continued a long distance courtship. Rachel and Ben moved to San Francisco over 2 years ago to finally live in the same city again! Their wedding was filled with beautiful Jewish traditions and family heirlooms. During the ceremony, Rachel and Ben used two Kiddush cups that they drank wine from. Ben’s Kiddush cup is from Ben’s great grandfather. The second Kiddush cup was a new Kiddush cup that has been gifted to them from Rachel’s parents. During the ceremony, they were wrapped in two tallit (Jewish prayer shawls). Rachel’s tallis is from her grandfather, and Ben’s talis is from his grandfather.

Venue: The Driskill

Event Coordinator: Pearl Events

Florist: Westbank Flower Market

Caterer/Cake Artist: The Driskill

Band: Matchmaker Band

Videographer: ILC Films