Kristie and Simon in Boston, MA

Boston, Real Weddings

Photos: Joyelle West Photography

"Because Simon and I were living apart—he was in Paris and I was in New York—during our engagement, we did our planning long distance," says Kristie. "But through email and phone calls, we were still able to choose everything together." Kristie wore a Melissa Sweet dress from Priscilla of Boston with a Malis-Henderson veil. Simon sported an Yves Saint Laurent suit. The wedding was held at the Castle at Boston University, a historic space on campus. "At first we wanted to get married in Paris," says Kristie. "But the Castle offered some of the same charm and romance of Europe." Kristie and Simon also made the escort cards, tags that combined type and handwriting, and were each tied to a vintage skeleton key. Dinner, by Catering on the Charles, included tortellini and beef tenderloin. A traditional wedding cake and a croquembouche—the customary wedding confection in France—were served for dessert, along with a buffet of treats. For the full story of Kristie and Simon's wedding, see the entire slideshow.

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