Natural Impression Design is honored to have designed the wedding invitation for former NSYNC member Lance Bass and artist Michael Turchin. As the first celebrity wedding between two men to be featured American television, the 90 minute special first aired February 5th, 2015 on the E! Network. “LANCE LOVES MICHAEL: THE LANCE BASS WEDDING” follows the couple’s emotional road to the altar, wedding planning and their loving exchange of vows.
The couple quickly realized wedding planning is not easy, but with help from celebrity wedding planner Sharon Sacks and friends like Real Housewives Lea Black and Lisa Vanderpump offering their advice, Lance and Michael made their wedding truly unique. Celebrity guests also included former NSYNC members (minus Justin Timberlake who was on tour) Christina Applegate, Gabourey Sidibe, Cheryl Burke and Carmen Electra among others. The lavish wedding was officiated by actresses Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Sopranos) and JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Once Upon A Time).
While the planning process took two years, for their celebrity guests it all started with a specialty, custom invitation by Natural Impression Design; created especially for Lance and Michael by designer Eddy Martinez. A custom invitation vault, filled with an assortment of Natural Impression Design’s exclusive artfully designed invitation collection was sent to Lance, Michael and their celebrity wedding planner Sharon Sacks (who also planned the Paris nuptials of the Kim Kardashian and Kanye West).
The sample invitations were ultimately featured on the show sprawled on Lance and Michael’s kitchen counter, as they debated the guest list, which was complicated by Lance’s extensive list of 500 “close” friends, while the couple toasted with red wine served in mason jars and coffee mugs. However, off camera, wine apparently splashed on one of the invitation samples. When returned to Natural Impression Design, it had been autographed by Lance Bass with a special note, “Oops I did it again!” No worries though, Eddy is thrilled to have such a unique memento. When recently interviewed by Roxanne Vargas on NBC South Florida’s “6 in the Mix!” Eddy called the inviting accident “an EPIC autograph.”
Natrual Impression Design's owner Eddy Martinez interviewed on NBC South Florida's "6 in the Mix"
Lance and Michael’s family and friends were officially invited to the wedding with a modern, yet elegant invitation created at the Natural Impression Design facility, located in Miami, Florida. The beveled invitation, approximately 1/8th inch in thickness, was enclosed in a custom envelope which featured a rose gold liner and matching beveled return address seal.
Lance Bass and Michael Turchin Wedding Credits:
Planning by Sharon Sacks by Sharon Sacks Productions
Ceremony and Reception at The Macarthur
Invitations by Natural Impression Design
Photography by Michael Segal Photo
Tuxedos designed by grooms with Jeff Kim and Josh Yunger of J.Yunger
Flower girls dresses designed by Oday Shakar
Flowers by Studio Fiore
Weddings rings by David Yurman
Wedding bands designed by Lauren Turchin of Meridian Avenue
Catering by Buca di Beppo and Robert Earl
Wedding Cake designed by The Butter End Cakery
Entertainment: JC Chasez
DJ: DJ Tracy Young
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