For their traditional wedding at the Seamen's Inne Restaurant & Pub on the banks of the Mystic River, Middlebury-based couple Rachel and Gavin made their black-and-white color scheme pop with accents of vibrant green and purple.

Rachel and Gavin in Mystic, CT

A couples hosts a rustic riverside reception

For their traditional wedding at the Seamen's Inne Restaurant & Pub on the banks of the Mystic River, Middlebury-based couple Rachel and Gavin made their black-and-white color scheme pop with accents of vibrant green and purple.

As favors, notes attached to boxes of candy let guests know the couple had made donations to the ALS Society and the Alzheimer’s Society in honor of the bride’s grandfathers.