Hillary and Will in Charleston, SC

“I wanted to maintain a flow to the party and keep people on their toes so they would be excited to see what was next,” says the bride. A series of tents led guests from the ceremony site through an entrance tent draped in teal fabric into the cocktail lounge. There, friends congregated under a clear structure draped in soft purple fabric and hung with patterned lanterns. In the early-evening light, guests settled on plush couches and noshed on hors d’oeuvres while listening to a three-piece band play soft-jazz selections.


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