Real Weddings Part 1

Every issue of Weddings Unveiled features real weddings from the Southern United States and destinations across the globe. Each one is unique and inspiring and we hope you enjoy this selection of details from some of our most amazing weddings of the past year. Look for more to be posted in Part 2. Enjoy!

Photography: Holland Photo Arts,

Ceremony and Reception Site: Groom’s Family Home. Ceremony Gown Designer and Boutique: Monique Lhuillier, Bella Rosa Bridal. Reception Gown Designer and Boutique: Claire Pettibone, Promise for the Savvy Bride. Headpiece: Vera Wang. Bridesmaid Dresses: Siri Inc. Tuxedos: Various. Officiant: Phyllis Minn. Wedding Consultant: Occasions. Florist: Flora Culture. Catering: Silver Spoon. Baker: The Desserterie. Invitations: Elle Paper. Spa: Nesbit Salon. Accommodations: The Jefferson Hotel, Linden Row Inn and Berkley Hotel. Videographer: United Wedding.

Photography: Tim Zielenbach Photography,
Wedding Consultant & Florist: Heather Barrie of Gathering Events.

Ceremony Site, Reception Site & Catering: The River Course. Hair & Makeup: Susie Griffin. Gown: Melissa Sweet. Bridesmaid Dresses: Thread Design. Tuxedos: JOS A. Banks. Baker: Ashley Bakery. Invitations: Lettres. Ceremony Music: Signature Players / Voices of Deliverance. Reception Entertainment: Mr. Potato Head Band. Transportation: Charleston Black Cab.

Photography: Almasy,

Ceremony and Reception Site: The Duncan House. Hair & Makeup: Patricia LeJune. Gown: Marisa. Bridal Boutique: CC’s Bridal Boutique. Veil: Custom by CC’s Bridal Boutique. Shoes: Platinum Dyeables. Jewelry: Haute Bride San Francisco. Bridesmaid Dresses: Watters & Watters. Tuxedos: Men’s Warehouse. Officiant: Reverend Kevin Knox. Ceremony Musicians: Adonai Trio. Florist: Flourish Productions. Catering & Party Rentals: Cuisiniers Catered Cuisine and Events. Baker: Magic Occasions. Invitations: Designs by MK. Calligrapher: Sarah Hanna. Reception Music: White Rose Entertainment. Transportation: VIP Transportation Group. Favors: White Aisle (, Designs by MK and Dance Lessons: Dancin’ (Mary Dague). Videographer: Simply Cinematic.

Photography: Holland Photo Arts,

Ceremony and Reception Site: River Farm. Gown and Veil: Vera Wang. Shoes: Gucci. Hair and Makeup: Romano at Roche. Bridesmaid Dresses: Vera Wang. Florist: Helen Olivia. Ceremony Musicians: Celebrated Strings. Catering: Windows. Baker: Bride’s mother and aunt. Reception Music: DJ Desi. Party Rentals: John Favr Lighting, Fabrication Events. Spa: Red Door Spa.

Photography: Tamalyn Lee Photography,
and Laura Negri Photographers,

Ceremony Site: St. George Episcopal Church. Blessing: “The Wedding Tree” at The Ribault Club. Gown: Jenny Lee. Bridal Boutique: NY Bride Loft. Veil: Homa. Shoes: J.Crew. Hair and Makeup: Ritz Carlton Spa, Amelia Island. Bridesmaid Dresses: Nicole Miller. Tuxedos: Joseph Bank. Officiant: Lisa Flores and blessing by Gayle Montgomery. Day-of Coordinator: Lorna Meehan. Event Designer: Susan Negri (mother of the bride). Florist: Arlene Swindell. Ceremony Musicians: Music by Pegge (strings), Charles Brown (soloist). Reception Site: The Ribault Club. Catering: Catering by Liz Grenamyer. Baker: Classic Cakes. Reception Music: KTG. Party/Tent Rentals: Beachview Rentals. Invitations: Tova Glenn with Brighten My Day. Spa: Ritz Carlton Spa. Transportation: Rolls Royce (Tommy Entenza). Videographer: Super 8 vintage film by Laura Negri Photography.

Photography: Our Labor of Love,
Consultant: Nadine Lynn Weddings.

Ceremony & Reception Site: Townsel Home. Officiant: Dr. Barry Blackburn. Hair: Shane Bukin. Makeup: LeMone Portwood Gown: Melissa Sweet. Bridesmaid Dresses: Betsey Johnson and Saeyoung Vue. Wedding Events & Creations. Event Designer & Florist: Julie McKinney. Baker: A Perfect Wedding Cake. Invitations: Occasionally Yours. Ceremony Music: Marimba: Jonathan Macadow; Ukulele: Michael Weatboke; Standup Bass: Brandon Dubose; Vocals: Mark Blankenship. Reception Entertainment: The Moxie Band. Catering: Low Country Catering. Party/Tent Rentals: GA Tent Company. Favors: Custom by bride. Salon: A Shane Bufkin Salon. Transportation: Tony Lindsey. Videographer: Aric Brown.

Photography: Brandon Vick Photography,
Wedding Consultant: A Charleston Bride.

Ceremony and Reception Site: The William Aiken House. Gown: Lazaro. Bridal Boutique: Susan Deborah Bridal. Shoes: Grazia. Hair: Hair by Juliet. Makeup: Angela Buttolph. Bridesmaid Dresses: Watters & Watters. Tuxedos: Bill Blass from Berlins. Officiant: Lieutenant Colonel Morabito. Florist: Out of Hand. Ceremony Musicians: Christopher Teves Trio. Catering: Fish Restaurant. Baker: Cakes by Jim Smeal. Reception Music: Andrew Thielen Big Band. Favors: Prints of the William Aiken House by artist Nicki Williams. Invitations: Studio R. Spa: Urban Nirvana. Transportation: Black Cab Company. Accommodations: Market Pavilion Hotel.

Photography: Photography by Walters & Walters,

Ceremony and Reception Site: Buies Creek, NC Family Home. Gown: Watters. Boutique: Renee Strauss. Veil: Shoes: Aldo. Hair: Kim Barnes. Bridesmaid Dresses: J.Crew. Officiant: Dr. David Whiteman. Wedding Consultant: Flair, a division of Triangle Catering. Florist: Fleurtations. Ceremony Musicians: Willow Drive. Catering: Triangle Catering. Baker: Female family members. Reception Music: DJ America. Party Rentals: Special Event Rentals. Invitations: Kenzie Kate. Transportation: East Coast Classic Cars. Accommodations: The Umstead Hotel and Spa.

Photography: Susan Stripling Photography,
Wedding Consultant: Ivy Robinson Weddings and Events.

Ceremony Site: Amelia Plantation Chapel, Amelia Island Plantation. Gown: Lazaro. Boutique: La Bella Sposa. Hair and Makeup: Fallon Hantzos, ShearStyleStudio. Bridesmaid Dresses: Jenny Yoo. Suits: Ralph Lauren. Officiant: Reverend Todd Schroder. Florist: Liz Stewart Floral Design. Ceremony Musicians: University of North Florida Chamber Choir. Reception Site and Catering: Ocean Club, Amelia Island Plantation. Baker: Ocean Club and Bride’s family (Dairy Queen ice cream sandwiches). Cocktail Hour Music: First Coast Steel. Reception Music: Swingin’ Medallions. Party Rentals: BJ Linen. Favors: Plumb Fun Photo Booth Rental and Cort Event Furnishings. Spa: Amelia Island Ritz Carlton Spa. Transportation: Golf cart courtesy of Amelia Island Plantation. Accommodations: Amelia Island Planation. Miscellaneous: Custom drawn map included in welcome boxes by Elizabeth Jones Calligraphy.

Photography: Laura Negri Photography,

Ceremony Site: First Presbyterian Church. Officiant: Reverend Susan Gaumer and Reverend Brian Sullivan. Reception Site, Catering, Accommodations & Spa: Old Edwards Farm. Hair & Makeup: Janet Marie of Old Edwards Farm. Gown: Peter Langner. Reception Gown: Mark Ingram. Veil: Peter Langner. Shoes: Jimmy Choo. Suit: Custom Ascot Change. Florist: Dutchman’s Design. Baker: Aimee Silver. Invitations: Dement Printing Co. Ceremony Music: Angie Jenkins and David Landis. Reception Music: The Maxx. Transportation: Robert Dunn Shuttles. Favors: Plates and Chocolate Peanuts. Videographer: Lisa Bengtson.

Photography: Whitebox Weddings,

Ceremony Site: Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University. Officiant: Pravin Shukla. Reception Site: Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club. Makeup: by Naadi Salaam. Gown: Rabani and Rakha, Bombay/Delni (India). Veil: Shagun, Bombay (India). Bridesmaid Dresses: Roop Milan, Bombay (India). Florist: Floral Dimensions. Baker: Good Taste Cake Designs. Invitations: Lipi Printers, Bombay (India). Entertainment: Karma Entertainment. Transportation: Johnny Smith Gold Leaf Carriage. Videographer: Reel Life Productions.


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