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It was an unsuspecting night at a Hell's Kitchen bar. Jordan and Von separately attended a birthday party for a mutual friend. They didn't know at the time, but they had far more in common than this particular acquaintance. Leaning on a column, locked in conversation, the two quickly discovered their compatibility. Love of food. Self confidence. Love of New York City. Amusement at sarcasm. The list goes on. It was also in this moment that Von discovered Jordan's obsession with sour cream. That must have been the point of no return.
Dating for a few months, the two spent considerable time together. That is, until Von made a terrible mistake. The two parted ways for a brief period, at Von's request. The joke was on him, because he couldn't bear life without his new best friend. Without really trying it, the two slipped into unbreakable friendship, then back into romance and have never looked back. They have lived together, bought an apartment, and even moved to Singapore as a happy couple.
Von had suspected for years that his cold heart would prevent the ritual of marriage. Apparently his heart did not anticipate melting away by a guy as special as Jordan. Four years in, after a happy fourth of July weekend with family and a romantic stroll down the Coney Island Boardwalk, Von couldn't take it any more. He popped the question. As the disbelief washed away, Jordan agreed, and the two spent the weekend in celebration, keeping the secret to themselves to bask in it for a bit before announcing to family and friends.
The toughest part of wedding planning in New York City is the venue. Visiting seemingly 100 places, Jordan's creativity eventually shone through and we discovered Spice Market. The restaurant doesn't do weddings, but we do not back down from a challenge. The place was perfect, from the cuisine to the decor, it represented everything we celebrate in life - food, travel, and New York. The planning process only brought the two closer together as they realized just how much their views of the world aligned. The day went off without a hitch (thanks to Michelle Elaine weddings!) and could not have been a more blissful start to Jordan and Von's family. Video: https://vimeo.com/155115056
- Photography By Photo Pink
- Videography By Kiss The Bride Films
- Planning By Michelle Elaine Weddings
- Venue By Spice Market
- Florals By FLO NYC
- Grooms Hair By Styles On B
- Wedding Party Hair & Makeup By Victoria Elizabeth Make Up
- Hotel By Maritime Hotel
- DJ By 74 Events
- Lighting By Luminescence
- Officiant By Officiant NYC
- Stationery By Lion in the Sun