“Even though Alisa and CJ postponed their Jamaica destination wedding till next year, they still wanted to have a small ceremony on their original date. Their Central Park microwedding at Bethesda Terrace had only a fraction of the guest list, but all the style and love that New York has to offer.”
Bridal Q & A
Q1: Tell us about your wedding! What was the inspiration behind your day? Did you have a specific theme, style or color palette? Did you incorporate any cultural or religious traditions in any part of your day? A1: The wedding vibe was non-traditional contemporary elegance. Since we were supposed to get married in Jamaica we wanted to keep the ceremony light and non-traditional.
Q2: What were the florals like in your wedding? Did you use flowers in any of your design elements like the bridal bouquets, centerpieces or ceremony backdrop? Did they play an important part in the overall style of your wedding? A2: For the ceremony we kept it more of a city chic vibe so we went with very small white rose boutonnières adorned with silver dollars and matching bouquets for the bridesmaids.
Q3: Let’s talk fashion. How did you both choose your wedding day look? Describe the looks in detail. A3: I had jimmy choo bridal shoes and CJ wore Gucci loafers. My dress was $200 online from Asos!
Q4: How did you meet? Tell us about the proposal. A4: We met at a party in high school kept in touch met again in 2013 when we were 21 and we’ve been inseparable since. CJ proposed to me right before our 5 year anniversary in Paris in front of the Eiffel tower it was magical
Q5: What was the most anticipated or special moment of your wedding day? A5: I’m so happy we chose to do a first look it brings tears to my eyes thinking back to that special moment – it was everything. it was such an amazing moment I’m happy it’ll forever me memorialized with the beautiful photos
Q6: Do you have any wedding planning or marriage advice that you’d like to share with other couples planning their day? A6: Man plans, God laughs. I planned this wedding so many times I have lost count.