The bride’s dress and veil, which had been covered in fake flowers, were covered in a fake white powder.
A faux-leather band was also placed around the brides neck.
“This wedding will be about the people,” she said, “so please, let’s make sure everyone has the opportunity to be happy.”
It was the first time she’s used that term.
“The best way to celebrate and to be really special and to really connect is with our family,” she added.
The groom’s bridesmaids wore white, sequined dresses, as did the groom’s.
“It was really fun,” she remembered.
“We had so many ideas, so many new things, and they were all so beautiful.
We really loved it.”
The groom wore a white silk tie with a black bow.
The bride wore a black silk dress with a silver ribbon, and the groom had a white suit.
“My sister was the only one who knew how to tie a bow, so I had to learn it myself,” she laughed.