Details of the day: The morning of our wedding there was some rain but it cleared up before we had to leave the house. We were lucky enough to have a 40 degree day for January. I didn’t feel any cold until we got to the reception. My dress was a white, fit and flare with a mesh back covered in beautiful beading and rhinestones. White buttons ran down the middle of the back. The back of that dress was the selling point for me.
My bridesmaids all wore long, black dresses. Each of them picked their own style so everyone’s dress was different. I just wanted everyone to be happy with their dresses and feel beautiful more than anything. My husband and groomsmen wore tuxes with white jackets, black pants, black bow ties, and black suspenders. I begged my husband to pick black and white when the boys went for their fittings and was so happy he decided to go with it. Everyone looked so great and classy.
Our ceremony was at the church where my parents and two sisters got married and where I grew up. We then went to our reception at a venue with huge windows that gave a view of the NYC skyline. We ate, danced, and partied with our friends and family and were finally married after almost 9 years.
Your favorite part: Our first dance. In a room full of people, it seemed like it was just us and being actually married hit us.
If you could change one thing about your wedding what would it be? I would worry less about making sure everyone else was having a good time and enjoy the day more.
Advice for other brides: Don’t stress over the small stuff. It is YOUR day, so don’t feel like you have to do anything you don’t want to because it’s a “rule” or “tradition.” You should enjoy the day as much as your guests and not feel like you are running around. Let other people handle any issues that may occur and just enjoy your night.