Jordan and Andrew are locals who wanted to capture the spirit of southern romance on their wedding day in a family centered celebration.
Jordan and Andrew’s relationship has definitely been in a long time coming. These two lovebirds grew up just a street apart from each other and inevitably met in sixth grade. Jordan loves to spend her free time on the beach with a good book. Andrew is a police officer who spends his free time on the golf course. The couple loves to explore downtown Charleston together, finding new restaurants and bars along their way. They also love going on spontaneous weekend trips together. Andrew proposed at the iconic Pineapple Fountain at Waterfront Park in downtown Charleston. They took a trip there with their family and friends one sunny afternoon, and Jordan’s mom said she wanted a picture of just the two of them in front of the fountain. The couple went up to the fountain to have their picture taken and that is when Andrew got down on one knee and proposed to Jordan… and it was all caught on camera!
For Jordan and Andrew, the most important aspect of their wedding day will be the significance of seamlessly joining two families as one, and then celebrating it. The theme of the day is focused around a romantic southern theme, which is very fitting for the classy Francis Marion Hotel venue that is right in the heart of Charleston. Their wedding colors are various shades of purple, with the bridesmaids dresses being a deep shade of magenta. Jordan got her breath-taking Callie Tein wedding dress at Modern Trousseau. The lace overlay details are simply magnificent. The bride and groom opted for a romantic candle-lit ceremony, which really put this day over the top. Instead of table numbers at the reception, each table had a name of a Charleston area restaurant to classify it. Some table names were Husk, Halls, and even Waffle House. This was a unique touch that was personal to the couple due to their love for southern cuisine. The food at the wedding catered by Francis Marion was a delightful southern medley. This included a strawberry cheesecake and mini pie cups from Ashley Bakery rather than a traditional wedding cake. The entertainment was a live band, courtesy of Charleston Wedding Band, which added to the fun southern atmosphere. As favors, Jordan and Andrew kept with the theme and handed out mini bottles of Firefly Moonshine from a local distillery and some Benne Wafers, which is a Charleston tradition.
A big thanks to everyone who lent a hand in creating this special day, especially to Snyder for rentals, Shawn Rabideau Events and Design for the planning, Justin Wham for the florals, and Gibson Salon for the hair and makeup.
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