The Factory Wedding Venue: A Queen’s Gambit-Inspired Affair

When it comes to envisioning the perfect wedding or event, the venue sets the stage. Recently, Traveling Tee Events curated a stunning styled shoot/editorial at The Factory wedding venue that took our breath away. This industrial space was transformed into a vintage haven with talented vendors who contributed to the magic. So, in this blog, I am sharing the beautiful details that helped this styled shoot come together! 

The Venue: The Factory Wedding Venue

Located in the heart of the city, The Factory is an industrial marvel. With its exposed brick walls, towering ceilings, and expansive windows, it offers a unique backdrop that can be tailored to any theme or aesthetic. So, for this styled shoot, the industrial vibes of The Factory were the perfect canvas for the vintage, chess-inspired vision that Traveling Tee Events wanted to bring to life.

The Vendors and Venue Vibes

One of the standout features of this styled shoot was the collaboration with a variety of vendors who each brought their unique flair to the table. All in all, from the florists to cake designers, photographers to the champagne cart, each vendor played a pivotal role in creating the cohesive and captivating atmosphere of the event.

The elegant vibe of the stationary for this styled shoot is unmatched! 

I’m completely in awe of the harmonious combination of elegant white and green hues, accented by a vibrant pop of blush pink in the floral arrangements for this vintage-inspired wedding-styled shoot.

Having an interactive live calligraphy artist is such an engaging activity that offers guests a truly distinctive experience!

And how about the Affogato cart?!? I genuinely believe this should be a staple at most weddings!

The Vibe of The Factory Wedding Venue

The industrial charm of The Factory was accentuated with vintage touches and chess-inspired elements. Think antique furniture, exposed brick, and a large vintage chess set in the venue’s raw and industrial atmosphere. Because of this, the combination of these elements created a sense of nostalgia and sophistication — reminiscent of a scene straight out of “The Queen’s Gambit.”

Elements of the Styled Shoot that I Loved

The overarching theme of the styled shoot was “Queens Gambit”, meets vintage romance. So, the darker color palette, featuring deep greens, blacks, and gold, added a touch of drama and elegance. Chess knick knacks were subtly woven throughout the event, from the intricate designs on the wedding cake to the patterned linens on the dining tables.

The fashion choices for the shoot were equally inspired. With models styled in vintage-inspired attire, this look echoed the timeless glamor of the 1960s. Think simple, yet classy satin white dress, classic black suit, and statement accessories that complemented the overall aesthetic perfectly.

Bringing the Queen’s Gambit Wedding Theme to Life

The Queen’s Gambit, with its retro charm and strategic gameplay, served as a creative muse for this styled shoot. All in all, the vintagey, chess-inspired vibes were evident in every detail. From the invitation suite to the tablescapes and floral arrangements. The darker theme added depth and sophistication, creating a mood that was both enchanting and immersive.

The styled shoot/editorial curated by Traveling Tee Events at The Factory wedding venue was a testament to the power of creativity, collaboration, and attention to detail. By blending industrial elements with vintage charm and chess-inspired details, they succeeded in creating a truly memorable and visually stunning event. Whether you’re planning a wedding, a corporate event, or any other special occasion, let this styled shoot serve as inspiration for how to transform a space and bring a unique vision to life. So, check out all of the vendors below that made this styled shoot come together so perfectly! 

Boston Wedding + Elopement Photographer | Genevieve Photography

So, engaged or planning a wedding? I would love to capture these unforgettable moments for you! Contact me through my website. I can’t wait to hear from you!


Venue: The Factory | Planner and Designer: Stephanie Tee | Photography: Genevieve PhotographyLindsey Michelle | Content Creation: Traveling Tee Events | Florist: Apotheca Flowers | Rentals: Refined Rentals | Linens: Reverie Social | Signage: Alex & Joppa Event Designs | Cake: Autumn Nomad | Bartending: DeeLuxe Bartending | Catering: Mezzanine Catering | Luxe Carts: Chic Party Carts | Lighting: New England Holiday Light Company |  Beauty: Krystal Senesi | Fashion: Madeleine’s Bridal Boutique | Models: Maggie Agency | Games: Games2GoNH | Stationery: Ashley Elizabeth | Live Calligrapher: Jenn | DJ: NRG Entertainment



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