A Poolside Wedding in Palm Springs\\nA mid-century modern hotel provides the setting for one couple's desert-chic celebration.\\nNatali and Brian always knew they'd marry in Palm Springs, and after an exhaustive search, they chose The Horizon Hotel as the setting for their nuptials. \\"The mid-century modern architecture and desert landscape matched our personal styles,\\" says Natali.\\n\\n\\n\\nShe wore a Winnie Couture gown and accessorized with a custom headpiece and bolero. Brian donned a Calvin Klein suit and a custom shirt from G. Pierce Clothing.\\nNatali's bouquet featured succulents mixed with white peonies and anemones.\\nBridesmaids wore J.Crew dresses and carried nosegays of fuchsia and white blooms. The groomsmen sported custom shirts, each one a gift from the couple.\\nThe ceremony was held at dusk and began with havdalah, Jewish blessings marking the end of the Sabbath.\\n\\"The rest of the ceremony was illuminated by the havdalah candlelight,\\" says Natali. \\"It was magical.\\"\\nDesigner Anne Benjamin created the wedding stationery.\\nShe also calligraphed the escort cards, which were displayed on vintage letterpress trays alongside succulents and moss. All flowers were by Arrangements. The bride planned the wedding with help from Cathy O'Connell of Celebrations of Joy!.\\nCocktail hour featured tables with mid-century-inspired linens, an array of hors d'oeuvres—including latkes and mini bagels with lox—as well as wines from Washington, the bride's home state.\\nThe poolside reception complemented the desert setting—tables were decorated with flowers in a mix of vessels and succulent-filled terrariums. Dinner included roast chicken, mac and cheese, and short ribs; catering was by Sherman's Deli & Bakery.\\nFor their first dance , the couple chose Otis Redding's \\"That's How Strong My Love Is.\\" DJ Chris Paul spun the evening's soundtrack. At one point, guests lifted the newlyweds in the air for the traditional hora. \\"We were scared out of our minds,\\" Natali says. \\"It was hysterical!\\"