Rachelle & Stan: A Theme Wedding in Rocky Point, NY

From handmade invitations to a custom-designed wedding gown, artistic pair Rachelle and Stan put all the finishing touches on their unique, outdoor celebration. The Bride Rachelle Etienne, 25, fashion account representative The Groom Stan Robinson, 25, graphic designer/production services The Date September 10 Rachelle and Stan first laid eyes on each other during their freshman year of college at Pratt Institute in New York City. We began hanging out and became friends from frequenting the same poetry readings, trips into the city and mutual friends, the bride says. Once their sophomore year hit, they were officially an item. After four and a half years of dating, Stan proposed at their home during Memorial Day weekend -- after asking her parents for her hand, of course!