A Luxe, Romantic Wedding at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, California

Together since college, Bay Area native Beth Fatusi (31 and an account executive) and Eric Reidel (31 and a law associate) threw a glamorous fete in San Francisco City Hall's rotunda, complete with two jaw-dropping gowns, odes to Beth's Nigerian heritage and classic San Francisco details that showed their 150 guests everything they love about each other. After taking cable cars to the venue, Beth made a dramatic first-look entrance in a custom, art deco-inspired Galia Lahav dress with a four-foot train, which had arrived from Israel the night before. She then changed into a Chantilly lace and organza gown with floral appliques just before the ceremony. "I really wanted Eric to see me for the first time walking down the aisle," Beth says of the extravagant costume change. "It was a surprise for everyone, including Eric." —Stephanie Cain