PALE PRETTIES: White peonies, roses, ranunculus, and Lily of the Valley filled the bridal bouquet.
TOUR GUIDE: Allison worked with dodeline design to create a stunning stationery suite sprinkled with helpful travel tips.
WARM WELCOME: With mixed type and blocks of color, the ceremony programs made a bold, modern statement.
BRIDAL PORTRAIT: Loluma arranged an all-white bouquet to complement Allison’s Romona Keveza gown.
FRESH PICK: For the groom’s boutonniere, Loluma arranged a white rose with simple greens complementing his green and navy striped tie.
MAY DAY: It was a beautiful spring day for the couple’s downtown nuptials at The French Protestant (Huguenot) Church.
A BIT OF HISTORY: The couple exchanged vows at The French Protestant (Huguenot) Church in the French Quarter—Charleston’s oldest Gothic Revival building and a National Historic Landmark.
UNDER THE ARCH: The gothic revival style architecture of The Huguenot Church brought historical and romantic charm to the ceremony.
FAMILY FIRST: A large white hydrangea tied with ribbon reserved the front pew for members of the couple’s family.
SET THE STAGE: Loluma accented The French Protestant (Huguenot) Church’s deep wood décor with fresh white and green blooms.
TROPICAL DELIGHT: The couple—who first met in the Bahamas—headed back to the Caribbean for their honeymoon.
A TO C: Greens arranged in letter shapes hung from the gate, welcoming guests to the Governor Thomas Bennett House.
BACKYARD BEAUTY: Cocktail hour was held on the back lawn of the Governor Thomas Bennett House.
WHITE DELIGHT: White roses, hydrangea, and hypericum berries were placed in mint julep cups for delicate centerpieces.
HANGING GARDEN: Colorful floral arrangements hung from porch railings at the Governor Thomas Bennett House.
GET COZY: A good friend of the couple’s made the reception’s throw pillows, which now adorn their newlywed nest.
GARDEN PARTY: White sofas from Snyder Event Rentals were dressed up with chevron and ikat-patterned pillows. Loluma camouflaged chandelier chains with fabric and twisting vines.
A SPECIAL PLACE: “We wanted to enjoy time together with friends and family beyond just the wedding day," says Allison.
GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT: Granny Smith apples and oranges added a fresh, colorful effect to the reception décor.
STUNNING SET: Silver vessels matched cocktail tables’ Chiavari chairs.
NATURAL BEAUTY: “We went simple—white with green accents,” says Allison of the florals.
LUSH LAYERS: The Governor Thomas Bennett House’s yard featured an abundance of plants and flowers, providing natural beauty to the reception’s décor.
UNDERSTATED STYLE: Loluma tucked the fresh florals into small rustic pots.
DAINTY DOES IT: Petite groups of Belles of Ireland, white roses, and hypericum berries were bookmarked by Mason jars filled with sand and votive candles.
HERE AND THERE: To help ensure smooth traffic flow, the Governor Thomas Bennett House’s grassy backyard was divided.
SITTING PRETTY: Loluma set the outdoor tables with white linens and Chiavari chairs—a clean and crisp that balanced well with the colorful flowers and natural elements.
TABLE TALK: Chiavari bar stools and silver vessels dressed up cocktail tables.
DIG IN: Cru Catering dished up distinctly Southern fare, like shrimp and grits, macaroni and cheese, and biscuits.
TAILORED TREATS: In lieu of a tiered confection, the King Street bakery Cupcake provided mini cupcakes for the dessert spread.
SNEAKY, SNEAKY: After serving as ring bearer, Henry Howard satisfied his sweet tooth with a mini chocolate cupcake.
PICTURE PERFECT: The bride says choosing the right venue was one of their top priorities.
AN EYE FOR DETAIL: Thoughtful touches were one of the couple’s chief requests for the evening, says Allison.