Joann & Michael / Mandarin Oriental / Ryan Brenizer Photography
“Michael is an anesthesiologist and I am a gastroenterologist and yes, it’s a little cliched, but we are two doctors who met at work in the hospital!”
Joann recalls the particular day she and Michael connected for the first time, after almost a year of seeing one another here and there. “I remember seeing him for the first time and thinking he was so handsome, but we are not in the same department so my interactions with him were always a bit random.” However, one fateful Friday, Michael and Joann were paired to work together for the entire day. It was a slow day of work, so the two had a chance to chat and get to know each other. “I just remember laughing a lot and enjoying the day,” recalls Joann, “Shortly after that he asked me out and I was so excited to spend more time with him outside of work.” Read More
Outdoor weddings can be a beautiful and unique setting for your special day, but these celebrations are not without their challenges — especially for flowers, which are sensitive to the elements. Read on for five tried and tested tips and tricks from the Bride and Blossom team to make your outdoor wedding a breeze.
#1 – While almost any flower *can* be used in an outdoor setting, it’s a good idea to steer clear of small, delicate flowers like ranunculus, sweet pea, and anemones for outdoor structures.
Two of our most romantic ceremony designs appear in Twirl New York’s new issue.
For an enchanting, Brooklyn waterfront wedding, an arch of wisteria and curly willow (#3) held decadent clusters of pink, cream and white flowers. Ruskus vines, entwined with dendrobium orchids trailed down the arch’s side to a moss base. Kris Rae’s beautiful photo captures the garden-like, natural concept of our design, as well as a moment of pure joy and love.
A rustic-branch chuppah (#5), adorned with the lushest, white hydrangea blossoms, framed a traditional Jewish ceremony at a decadent, Hudson-Valley wedding, photographed by Ryan Brenizer. Aisle Style is a must-see if you’re looking for wedding inspiration – so many gorgeous, creative ideas for walking down the isle of your dreams. Read and download the whole Fall 2015 issue of Twirl NY, and see more from these weddings below. Read More