A Formal Wedding in New Orleans, LA

Megan and Leonard celebrated their nuptials in an elegant ceremony held on the grand lawn of the Southern Oaks Plantation in New Orleans. The antebell

Megan and Leonard celebrated their nuptials in an elegant ceremony held on the grand lawn of the Southern Oaks Plantation in New Orleans. The antebellum-style mansion was the perfect setting for the couple's formal affair and lent to the day's over all traditional Southern flair.

Megan's bridal shoes were a pair of cream-colored Badgley Mischka peep-toe heels, embellished with crystal brooches.
Leonard looked dapper in a Ralph Lauren Tuxedo and black bow tie. A white ranunculus boutonniere adorned his lapel.
Megan and Leonard's three-tier cake featured buttercream frosting in a petal-like pattern, buttercream pearl accents and was topped with pink and white roses, ranunculuses and hydrangeas.
Megan and Leonard held their wedding at the Southern Oaks Plantation. They exchanged vows in an outdoor ceremony with the antebellum-style mansion set as the backdrop.
White ranunculuses, hydrangeas and roses filled Megan's simple, elegant bridal bouquet
Megan wore a White by Vera Wang ball gown with a corded lace bodice and layered tulle skirt.
The couple wanted to display the guestbooks as a keepsake in their home, so they had guests sign the pages of a book by George Rodrigue, a popular Louisiana artist.
An embroidered handkerchief listed the anniversaries of the bride's parents and grandparents.
Keepsake koozies kept guests' drinks cold during cocktail hour and were one of the favors they took home.
Megan's eternity wedding band complemented her halo eternity engagement ring. The engagement ring's center stone had belonged to Megan's grandmother.
A crystal-embellished satin belt added some sparkle to Megan's ball gown-style dress.
The bridesmaids wore floor-length taffeta gowns in an earthy metallic color. The dresses had sweetheart-shaped necklines and draped bodices and waists.