Celine & David in Boulder, CO
"First Time I Ever Saw Your Face" was Celine Marko and David Alper's first dance song -- a fitting choice since the first time they ever laid eyes on each other, they didn't actually have a chance to speak. A couple of weeks later, the two were introduced at a party but didn't say more than hello. Nevertheless, it was enough for David to ask a mutual friend for Celine’s phone number. The two met up for tea, and a year later, David proposed with a ring he’d designed using heirloom stones. The Bride Celine Marko, 38 and a personal assistant The Groom David Alper, 38 and a general manager The Date November 6 The couple planned a Boulder wedding in just seven months, alerting guests right away with save-the-dates that featured David, an avid cyclist, peddling a bicycle with Celine sitting in the front basket. Bicycles also showed up in other wedding details, including a bike on top of the cake! The late fall season -- Celine's favorite -- also served as inspiration, with rich autumnal hues of brown, rust, plum, cream, and gold tying everything together.
- Kate Wood