Photo Tip: "Don’t press your arms against your body—even slim arms will appear heavy in pictures," says Michael Waring, who photographed this story. Placing a hand on your hip helps define your arm and the shape of your body in a flattering way.
Dress by Vera Wang. Headband by Jennifer Ouellette. Ring (seen throughout) by A. Jaffe. On him: Suit and shirt by Canali. Bow tie by Robert Talbott. Cake by Samantha Ward for Exquisite Desserts, Palm Desert, CA. Large porcelain cake stand from Dover.