Real Weddings: Justine Ungaro & Gary Kordan

Married October 12, 2008 at Georgetown's Halcyon House.

By: Jill Hudson

OCCUPATIONS: She's a photographer; he's a TV production designer
NUMBER OF WEDDINGS ATTENDEES: 115
HOW THEY MET: At a photography seminar in Los Angeles
FIRST DATE: A driving tour of Los Angeles
FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Sushi Roku in Las Vegas
WHERE THEY GOT ENGAGED: In the garden of a Japanese restaurant in the Hollywood Hills
WEDDING COCKTAIL: Cosmopolitans and Sofia rose champagne
WEDDING FLOWERS: Black mini calla lillies; assorted pink flowers in small clusters
FAVORITE WEDDING DETAIL: Vintage doughnut machine & the photo booth
WEDDING CAKE: Chocolate & vanilla
BIGGEST SURPRISE OF THE WEDDING: The perfect weather
FIRST DANCE SONG: "We Belong" by Pat Benetar
WEDDING THEME: "CBGB Rock Club"
FOUR WORDS TO DESCRIBE THE WEDDING: Vintage rocker chic
WHERE THEY LIVE NOW: Los Angeles

The Details

THE BRIDE'S GOWN: Vera Wang
THE GROOM'S TUX: John Varvatos
HAIR: Elegant Hair by Giselle
MAKEUP: Leah McKay
EVENT DESIGNER: Engaging Affairs
FLOWERS: Janie Medley Flora
CAKE: Fancy Cakes by Leslie
CATERERS: Well Dunn
VIDEOGRAPHERS: Monachetti
MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT: Chris Laich and Gonzo's Nose

 
This article originally appeared in the Summer/Fall 2009 edition of  Washingtonian Bride & Groom.