Real Wedding of the Week: Angela and Ross in Leesburg, VA

Real Weddings

Photos: Katie Stoops

For her wedding to Ross, Angela wore a second-hand Destinations by Mon Cheri dress that she purchased at I Do I Do Wedding Gowns. "I loved that no longer could someone walk into a salon and order the same dress," she says. She accessorized with a custom-dyed veil by Velvet Owl. The ceremony was held in the gardens at Oatlands Plantation, a venue chosen for its "natural beauty and serenity," says the bride. The bridesmaids wore dresses from David's Bridal and carried bouquets of anemones, sweet peas, ranunculuses, tulips, and hyacinths in shades of lavender and magenta. Guests were encouraged to sit wherever they liked during the party. Both food lovers, Angela and Ross decided to offer a laid-back buffet that presented their favorite cuisines: Thai, Italian, and Southern. A bouquet of coordinating flowers topped the cake. "We wanted something simple, that was easy to cut and share." To see more from Angela and Ross' wedding, watch the slide show.

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