The Wedding of
Jessie & Nick

To the photos!

The Wedding of
Jessie & Nick

February 22, 2014

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February 22, 2014

Jessie and Nick are getting hitched!

The Big Day Accommodations Victorian Fashion Gifts

The Big Day


Vows to be exchanged at the Carrillo Ballroom, beginning at 4PM.


A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.


There's plenty of time for dancing! The Carrillo Ballroom has one of the best dance floors in southern California, so we encourage everyone to dance!


Soon after Jessie and Nick will be headed to Vienna!


There so many really great hotels and inns in Santa Barbara, it's hard to choose! Luckily, Hipmunk can recommend the perfect hotel for you!

Hotel Santa Barbara

Located just five easily-walkable blocks from the wedding, in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. It's nice, and reasonably priced for downtown (~$200)!

Hotel Website Map

Spanish Garden Inn

This beautiful inn has traditional Santa Barbara styling and is just over a block from the wedding. It's a bit pricey (~$330), but is one of the nicest hotels in town!

Hotel Website Map

Days Inn

The Days Inn is just a block from the ocean and still within walking distance to the wedding (a half-hour walk). It's one of the cheaper options (~$130) and is well reviewed.

Hotel Website Map

Victorian Fashion

Jessie and Nick will be dressed in Victorian fashion, and we encourage our guests to do the same! If you'd like to join us in costume but don't have anything suitably Victorian, we've compiled some Victorian costuming ideas and resources below. Please don't feel obligated to come in costume... modern attire is also very much welcome!


Men's fashion hasn't changed much since the 1850s, so gentlemen have it easy. You can put together a simple Victorian outfit by adding a colorful waistcoat and a cravat or bow-tie to a modern suit. A top hat or derby can really complete the look!

These items can often be found at thrift stores, but there are also some excellent online shops that specialize in period clothing. We've had good luck in the past with the Gentleman's Emporium — their clothing tends to be high quality and they have excellent customer service.


Victorian women's fashion varies greatly depending on the decade, so there's plenty of options to choose from! Victorian ladies never wore their hair down in public and almost always had some form of head covering, so a very simple Victorian look can be had by putting your hair up and wearing a fascinator or other small hat.

A more involved option is to wear a modern women's pant-suit jacket with a full skirt, which provides something of an 1890s look.

If you're interested in something more grandiose, there are a variety of online shops that have a wide selection of ladies Victorian fashions available. Ladies' Emporium is the sister site to Gentleman's Emporium and an excellent selection. Victorian Choice also has a number of Victorian day wear and ball gowns, but with fewer accessories.

Gift Registry

We are honored you will share in our special day. Your presence is our gift! We're lucky to already have a home full of everything we need, so please consider donating to Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter (our favorite local charity) at

We also have set up a "honeyfund" to help fund our honeymoon. If you'd like to contribute, head over to Please consider donating to BUNS instead, as the bunnies need more help than we do!