Oh boy this is one chic wedding.

It’s safe to say almost any loved-up couple can make us swoon, but there’s something about Franzi and Dominik’s effortless style and the simplicity of their civil wedding day that’s just charmed us entirely.

Captured by Ashley Ludaescher Photography, these Berlin nuptials gave a fun and romantic spin on the legalities of a civil wedding.

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Bouncy hair and a big smile were the perfect accessories for Franzi’s playful short Rime Arodaky wedding dress, with a blazer for the business end of the wedding, and a unique lace poncho-style cover-up for afters.

While Dominik was dapper in a blue linen style suit and bow tie, as he beamed at his new wife.

Wedding Day Snapshot

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Scroll down to be charmed by this cool couple and their casual day, but first, we’ll pass you over to Ashley Ludaescher to explain a little more about capturing the occasion…

From The Photographer

A few days before their big church ceremony and garden wedding in Bavaria, Franzi and Dominik celebrated their civil ceremony in Berlin with just their families.

The Ermelerhaus is a gorgeous location for a civil ceremony right in the heart of the city at the Art’otel Hotel. They are an incredibly stylish couple and I loved Franzi’s Rime Arodaky dress!

After the ceremony and a champagne toast, they enjoyed the perfect summer weather on a boat ride along the River Spree.

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Oh wow. We’re just in love with their style. Give us a big white gown any day, but Franzi’s minidress is just perfect on her. (How pretty is her little handbag too?)

Thanks so much to the talented Ashley Ludaescher Photography, and of course our endearing bride and groom Franzi and Dominik for sharing their wedding with us.

P.S. If that’s the civil ceremony, we can’t wait to see their big Bavarian garden bash!

For more real life wedding inspiration, hit the archives for Chic + Modern Weddings. 

Photographer: Ashley Ludaescher Photography / Bride’s Dress: Rime Arodaky / Bride’s Shoes: Guess / Bride's Bag: See by Chloe / Hair & Make-up: Jack's Beauty Department / Groom’s Attire: Herr Von Eden / Bow Tie: Selected Homme / Ceremony Venue: Ermelerhaus / Flowers: Blumenbett