FASHIONABLE FALL FETE
Floral designer Sarah Ryhanen from Saipua pitched the idea of a dramatic and unique bouquet, and included Romaine Brooks’s Femme avec des fleurs oil painting (circa 1912) on the mood board. The subject, wearing nothing but a drape of black fabric on her back, is pictured holding a cascade of assorted flowers. And so the idea for Glara’s bouquet was hatched. “An ancient nude lady—who knew?” says the bride.
We got ready together, not in different rooms, because we didn’t see the value of separating ourselves artificially when our approach to the rest of life is one of partnership. —MATTHEW, ON SHARING A SUITE FOR PREWEDDING PREP