Lauran and Nicholas in Naples, FL

Real Weddings

Photos: Kara Pennington Photography

Lauran and Nicholas chartered the Sweet Liberty, a 53-foot catamaran, and sailed to Keewaydin Island, where they exchanged wedding vows. During the ceremony, Lauran and Nicholas both sported aviator-style sunglasses. "We were able to enjoy the beauty of the Gulf and the serenity of a private beach ceremony," says Lauran. She wore a knee-length dress by Romona Keveza, purchased from Tie the Knot Bridal Couture Collections in Naples. "I always knew I would get married in a short dress," says Lauran. "And this design was exactly what I had imagined."

Cocktail hour was held aboard the Sweet Liberty as the newlyweds and their 13 wedding guests sailed back to Naples for the reception. The reception was held in the Hemingway Room at Truluck's in Naples. "It's our favorite restaurant," says Lauran. "We celebrated our two-year anniversary there, too."

Read more from this couple's wedding here.

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