Maria and John in Malibu, CA

Maria and John met through friends and were smitten from the start, even though he lived in Australia and she in Los Angeles. A year into their long-distance relationship, John moved to California. At their wedding, Maria wore a strapless satin Vera Wang gown she found at Saks Fifth Avenue in Costa Mesa. John wore a Hugo Boss tuxedo with a silver tie by Giorgio Armani.