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Stan and Stephanie’s Fireman Chic Wedding

By Jordan Lemke Stan and Stephanie’s five-alarm love story sparked with a week of dating in junior high, and then cooled down to a friendship throughout high school (they even went to homecoming together, where Stan was named king!). When Stan left …
bride in lace gown and veil with groom in black tuxedo

Calvin and Rosy’s Modern Rustic Wedding

Calvin and Rosy met while working the same nursing shift in a critical care unit. After a healthy dose of dating, Calvin coordinated a very San Diego proposal during a sunset hike at Torrey Pines—also the location of their first date. The …
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Wedding Design Inspiration: Aztec Elegance

Fun patterns play nicely with a luminous varietal of blooms in this garden-hearty venue. GET THE LOOK Cake: Laura Marie’s Coordination & Florals: Storybook Weddings and Events Dress: The Dress Theory Hair & Makeup: Tiana at Bridal Artist Agency Menswear: Friar Tux Shop Models: Hugh Amato & Nathalie Zender …
Bride and groom pose next to one of the fountains at the venue

Dean and Mara’s Rustic Palm Springs Wedding

By Jordan Lemke Mara was smitten with Dean the moment he picked her up for their first date. “He came to my door, completely unexpected,” she says. “Most guys in California wouldn’t.” (Dean is from Michigan.) Many dates later, Dean proposed to …
bride with bridesmaids in dusty blue dresses

Natalie & Tyler’s Rustic Temecula Nuptials

California girl Natalie O’Toole and Massachusetts native Tyler VandenAkker met through a mutual friend in college at California Baptist University, after having their eyes on each other the whole first semester. Tyler surprised Natalie with a proposal on a Thanksgiving trip to …