A Jazz-Age Garden Party Wedding

Real Weddings

Photo: Jessica Johnston Photography

"I loved the idea of our wedding being a Great Gatsby-esque garden party beneath the stars," says Alyssa. "Howard and I also wanted it to take place somewhere meaningful, so we decided to host it at my parents' home." She wore a 1930s lace gown ("I adored the diaphanous layers," she says), and Howard wore a Harrods tuxedo that was also from the '30s.

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