Michelle and David’s Bow Bridge Elopement

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Michelle and David had a small wedding in Central Park in September.  Their ceremony took place on Bow Bridge.  They met on dating site Eharmony and had been together for almost a year when they married.  David said that he knew from the moment they met that Michelle was ‘the one’.

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They had planned the trip to New York from the UK to celebrate Michelle’s fiftieth birthday and they decided that they could get married while they were there.  So, an elopement in Central Park was for them!  I find that this is quite a common thing with my clients.  In this case, they had this idea before even becoming officially engaged.  Michelle contacted me before she had a ring on her finger!  They officially got engaged just two months after they met, so this was quite the whirlwind.

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The couple stayed at the Roosevelt Hotel just off Times Square.  I had their flowers delivered to their hotel room on the morning of their wedding.  There was just the two of them for their wedding, but we had plenty of people involved to make sure that it went with a bang.

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I arranged for a guitarist to be on Bow Bridge for the ceremony.  Bow Bridge has quite a wide view, so the groom could see the bride approach him.  Our guitarist sung What You Do To Me by John Legend as Michelle arrived.

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We gave special mention to David’s mother and Michelle’s grandmother in the ceremony.  Both women were extremely influential in David and Michelle’s lives, and they would have been very happy to see their wedding.  David and Michelle wrote special vows to read out to each other before they exchanged rings.

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We had a videographer record the wedding for a lasting memory and for the people back home to watch.  After they were pronounced married our guitarist played Ed Sheeran’s Perfect, and continued to play background music while their photographer Jakub Redziniak took more photographs on Bow Bridge.  Then they went down to Bethesda Terrace to take a few more photos before leaving to celebrate in New York City.

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If you would like me to help you with planning your own Central Park wedding, no matter how big or how small, visit our website, or “like” us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram and follow us on Pinterest where we all things New York or wedding-related.

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One Response to Michelle and David’s Bow Bridge Elopement

  1. rachaelstray says:

    A beautiful wedding I love her dress and shoes!

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