Real Weddings: Martine Kostanich & Jeremy Moss
Married July 11, 2009 at the West Pier in National Harbor, Md.
Occupations: She's a statistician; he's an attorney. Hometowns: She's from Pittsburgh; he's from Chesapeake, Va. Number of wedding attendees: 107. How they met: Through mutual friends at Virginia Tech. Favorite restaurant: Momo's Sushi Cafe in Old Town Alexandria. How they got engaged: Jeremy surprised Martine by proposing on HIS birthday! Wedding cocktail: Blueberry mojitos. Wedding flowers: White hydrangea, spray roses, and freesia. Favorite wedding detail: The fireworks from across the river at the end of the night. Wedding dessert: Cupcakes. Biggest surprise of the wedding: That there were lots of tears of joy. It also went by very quickly. First dance: "You are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne. Wedding theme: Red, white, and blue Americana. Four words that describe the wedding: Love, lobster, family, and friends. Honeymoon spot: Cruised the Mediterranean—Italy, Greece, and Turkey. Where they currently live: Old Town Alexandria.
Photography: Kate Headley | The Bride's Groom: Watters Brides/Betsy Robinson's Bridal Collection | The Groom's Suit: J. Crew | Hair: Sugar House Day Spa and Salon | Makeup: Laura Bateman | Event Designer: Maria Cook/Ritzy Bee Events | Flowers: Sidra Forman Flowers | Caterers: Foster's Downeast Clambake | Music/Entertainment: Prelude/Washington Talent Agency | Invitations: Paper Source
This wedding first appeared in the Winter/Spring 2010 issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom.
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