Alyssa and Howard in La Salle, MI\\nOne stylish couple throws a grand "Jazz Age" garden party at the bride's family home.\\nAlyssa's nieces served as the couple's flower girls.\\nThe 6:30 p.m. ceremony was held next to a pond in the backyard and was officiated by a close friend of the bride's family. Guests sat on antique wooden benches; the greenery-adorned arbor and all the flowers were by Monroe Florist.\\nHoward read \\"A Dedication to My Wife\\" by T.S. Eliot; following their kiss, the couple exited the ceremony to the James Bond theme song, performed by violinist Kimberly Becker. Alyssa chose the tune as a surprise for Howard, who loves James Bond films.\\nAll 24 wedding guests arrived dressed in their best 1930s-inspired attire.\\nThe reception was held in a tent decorated with antiques borrowed from Alyssa's mother. \\"She's an avid collector, and I've always admired her aesthetic,\\" Alyssa says.\\nThe vintage bar was decorated with photos of Jazz Age stars.\\nThe cocktails served were based on recipes from a 1935 first edition of the Old Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide.\\nDinner tables were decorated with antique linens, silverware, and china. The menu featured grilled filet mignon topped with gorgonzola and a blackberry merlot sauce. All catering was provided by Katherine's Catering.\\nThe buttercream-frosted cake, by Cakes by Stephanie, featured a topper from the 1930s that the bride's mother had found at an antique shop.\\nFor their first dance, Alyssa and Howard chose \\"Into My Arms\\" by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds; the evening's soundtrack was a playlist of '20s and '30s jazz, Motown, and rock songs that the couple had compiled.\\nAfter a speech by Alyssa's father, the groom's brother also shared a few words. \\"His toast was filled with tearful sentiments, hilarious inside jokes, and a lengthy but totally necessary Christopher Walken impression,\\" Alyssa remembers.