A graphic artist and fashion designer create a warm, spirited celebration at Long Island City's Metropolitan Building, with vintage-inspired décor and heart-warming personal touches—like a guitar-playing groomsman.

Before she slipped into her gown, Rachel swept her loosely-curled hair to the side, accenting the casual bun with two small, white blooms. The bride also wore a pair of diamond earrings her father brought from Singapore and a pearl bracelet purchased by her aunt. "Both were perfect," she says.

Photo: Shannen Norman Photography

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