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An Elegant Contemporary Wedding in Washington, DC

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Monique & Chris in Washington, DC
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Spiked pumps not only went along with the day's sparkling motif, but also made for an edgy surprise peeking out from the slit in Monique's dress.
Christian Louboutin
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When it came to the day's fashion, the couple was all about bespoke: Chris had his personal tailor create a gray tuxedo for him, and Monique worked directly with Pnina Tornai on a bejeweled gown.
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For a little variety, Monique's bridesmaids wore different silhouettes of the same metallic fabric.
Love by Enzoani, Wedding Belles
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Both the ceremony and reception were held in the same space, wowing guests after its transformation.
Digital Lighting; Syzygy Event Productions; Da Vinci's Florist
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The reception tablescapes alternated between floral centerpieces and mirrored pedestals with candles and hanging crystals.
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Soaring arrangements of roses, hydrangeas and calla lilies got their height from glittering pedestal vases.
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Since the wedding cake was quite large, Monique and Chris requested a clean design to keep it modern.
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Monique & Chris in Washington, DC

The Bride Monique Cox, 28, the owner of PROssistant, a virtual assisting and management company The Groom Christopher (Chris) Samuels, 34, a retired football player for the Washington Redskins The Date March 3 All things sparkly led the day's design, which the couple based in a contemporary palette of white and gunmetal.
- Susan Waits
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  • Love by Enzoani, Wedding Belles
  • Digital Lighting; Syzygy Event Productions; Da Vinci's Florist
  • Da Vinci's Florist & Lighting
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