Inside Vivarium Milwaukee, as it is staged for a wedding styled shoot with colors of black, white and green and an industrial backdrop.

A Modern Styled Shoot for a Modern Venue at Vivarium

June 26, 2024

Elegance meets lush greenery and sleek black accents.

Join us on a journey to Vivarium, the newest venue in Milwaukee that is redefining wedding aesthetics for the alternative bride. Get inspired by a styled shoot that showcases the perfect blend of black, white, and green elements against the backdrop of this unique and contemporary space. The details of this stunning shoot brings together talented vendors to create magic at Vivarium!

Vivarium Wedding Venue

Nestled in the heart of Milwaukee, Vivarium stands out as a one-of-a-kind venue that offers a modern and industrial chic setting for weddings. With its exposed brick walls, large windows flooding the space with natural light, and lush greenery accents throughout, Vivarium exudes a contemporary charm like no other. The versatile layout allows for endless possibilities when it comes to wedding decor and design, making it a dream location for couples looking to create a unique celebration that reflects their style.

The Pabst Group has truly transformed this former warehouse into a stunning event space that caters to the alternative bride seeking something different. From the moment you step foot inside Vivarium, you are greeted by an atmosphere that effortlessly blends sophistication with urban flair. Whether you envision an intimate gathering or a grand affair, this venue sets the stage for unforgettable moments against its backdrop of modern elegance.

Wedding Decor

The wedding decor at Vivarium for this styled shoot was a stunning blend of modern and organic elements. Black, white, and green hues were artfully incorporated throughout the venue to create a chic and sophisticated ambiance.

From sleek black chairs to elegant white and gold dinnerware, every detail was thoughtfully chosen to complement the lush greenery that filled the space. Modern geometric shapes mingled with natural botanicals, creating a visually striking aesthetic that captured the essence of contemporary romance. Flowers for Dreams crafted floral arrangements that brought life and vibrancy to every corner of the venue. Paperwhites Milwaukee provided exquisite invites, signage and menus, enhancing the modern elegance of the decor scheme.

Participating Wedding Vendors

The team of talented vendors that came together for this modern styled shoot at Vivarium truly brought their A-game. From the stunning floral arrangements by Flowers For Dreams to the beautifully curated rentals from Beautifully Layered Event Rentals and Windy City Linen, every detail was perfectly executed.

Cranky Al’s Donuts provided delicious treats that added a touch of sweetness to the occasion, while Miss Ruby Bridal Boutique dressed our alternative bride in a gown that was both elegant and edgy. A Savvy Bride outfitted the groom a black sleek suit. Paperwhites Milwaukee created unique stationery that tied everything together seamlessly.

Every moment was captured beautifully by Alternative Bride Photography. The Journey, a Two Birds Event Group newest Wedding Planner team, helped bring the vision to life, creating an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.


Vendor Service Website Instagram
Venue Vivarium @vivariummke
Photographer Alternative Bride Photography @alternativebridephoto
Planner The Journey – Two Birds Event Group @journeymke
Florist Flowers for Dreams @flowersfordreams
Stationery Paperwhites MKE @paperwhitesmke
Decor/Rentals Beautifully Layered Event Rentals @bleventrentals
Dessert Cranky Al’s Donuts @crankyals
Dress Miss Ruby Bridal Boutique @missrubyboutique
Suite A Savvy Bride @gosavvybride
Hair and Makeup Black Veil Beauty Studio – Kayla Pethke @callkaylawiththegoodhair
Linens Windy City Linen @windycitylinen