Shari & Evan: A Modern Wedding in New York, NY

After dating for seven years, Evan and Shari were living on opposite coasts -- he was in New York and she in L.A. As Evan puts it, one evening while he was alone in his apartment, something clicked and he knew the time had come to propose. The BrideShari Hellman, 40, actress The Groom Evan Steen, 47, in finance The Date August 12 He jumped on a plane the next morning, engagement ring in tow, and showed up at Shari’s door. Knowing it would be too predictable to propose right then and there, Evan waited until the next morning. While Shari was sitting on her bed, Evan found the ring in his bag, knelt down, and proposed. The couple married exactly eight months later in New York City. For their loft wedding, the couple called upon a wedding planner and floral designer to help create an ethereal ceremony and reception space, marked with whimsical willow branch arrangements, linen gauze-draped ceilings, and Lucite accents.