Wedding Mood: Chic

Defining characteristics: meal centric, small, and formal

Ideal setting: best restaurant in town

Most expensive version would include: table for 20 at Le Cinq, at the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris

You'll make do with: good bottles of Pinot Noir

Colors seen: rich jewel tones, with gold and bronze accents

You'd wear: silk suit or a silk jersey number by Vera Wang, or the Anne Barge gown above; he'd wear a dark suit

On bridesmaids: whatever they want

Invitations: custom from Arak Kanofsky Studios

Serving style: seated; Russian service at long tables

On the menu: duck foie gras terrine, tenderloin with chanterelles, pancetta-wrapped yellowfin tuna

On tables: orchids

Reception music: jazz

Cake would be: croque-en-bouche

Extra entertainment: midnight stargazing

After-party: everyone stays put while cigars, cordials, and digestifs are passed around

On their way out the door, guests overheard saying: "That was the best meal of my life."

Photos: 1Studios.com (plane); Talaya Centeno (gown); Courtesy of the Four Seasons (Le Cinq); Karen Wise (croque-en-bouche); iStockphoto.com/Sam Brogio (orchids)

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