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Real Weddings: Marian Smith & Dan Mantalbano

Married May 30, 2010 at Epiphany Catholic Church in Washington, DC

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Occupations: She's a journalist; he's an online operations manager Hometowns: She's from Washington; he's from London How They Met: As high school students at the American School in London First Date: A pub in London after Thanksgiving dinner with both of our families Favorite Restaurant: Bambou in London Where They Got Engaged: Morocco Wedding Cocktail: Vodka martinis with lime and rosemary Wedding Dessert: Chocolate mousse and raspberries Wedding Flowers: White peonies, viburnum, freesia Favorite Wedding Detail: Our getaway car: a dark green Jaguar Biggest Surprise of the Wedding: How not stressful it was! First Dance Song: "At Last" by Etta James Wedding Theme: Old World and environmentally friendly Four Words That Describe the Wedding: Joyful, intimate, romantic, lively Honeymoon Spot: Costa Rica Where They Currently Live: London 

The Details:
Photography: Rodney Bailey | Hair/Make-up: Andre Chreky salon | Reception Venue: Meridian House | Flowers: Flowers Unique | Caterers: Well Dunn | Videographers: Thomas Bowen Films

This wedding first appeared in the Winter/Spring 2011 issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom. Click here to reserve your free copy.

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