Purple Peony Bridesmaid Bouquet

With their backs to the sea lion pool, 160 guests watched the couple exchange hand-written vows. "I was reluctant to do it—being a writer and editor, it just feels extra nerve-wracking writing about myself—but Akshay really wanted to, and I'm so glad we did," Anna says.

Photo: Oh, Darling! Photography

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