Classic Southern Style in Savannah: Ben + Peter

Classic Southern Style in Savannah: Ben + Peter

Our inspiration for the day was classic and clean, with a white and navy blue color scheme. We wanted to incorporate a lot of natural candle lights, florals and rustic greenery. We didn’t incorporate any cultural or religious traditions. Our best friend was the officiant who added a personal element to our ceremony. We couldn’t have dreamt of another person marrying us. She was truly perfect.

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Real Couples // A Classic Vintage Savannah Wedding: Danielle + Kolby

Real Couples // A Classic Vintage Savannah Wedding: Danielle + Kolby

Ideas of professional collaboration quickly fell away, and they went on their first "date" — she didn't consider it one at the time — on June 29th, wandering through art galleries, grabbing a bite and a beer at Kayak Kafé, spinning records in Hang Fire, and sitting and talking in Ellis Square. At the end of the night, a stranger selling palm roses approached, entreating Kolby to recite a poem and confess his undying love for Danielle, which was surprisingly not awkward at all.

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Growing up Southern: Reconciling Marriage & Feminism

Growing up Southern: Reconciling Marriage & Feminism

Around the age of 13 in the midst of struggling through adolescent woes, I started to realize that not only did I not want a Disney dream wedding; I didn’t really want a wedding at all. Growing up in the South, this was quite the dissenting opinion. My parents were born and bred Yankees from Pittsburgh, so perhaps their northern sensibilities played a role, but I was mostly raised in the South. I considered myself a Southern girl, if not quite a Southern belle. Southern girls were meant to have one future plan: find the perfect gentleman, get married, and start having kids. I didn’t want any of those things.

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