The invitation suite by Sixpence Press included envelope liners that echoed the pattern from the table linens.
The bride and her wedding party joined her mother at the Severs’ family home on Isle of Palms to get ready on the Big Day.
“I had a lot to live up to after her William Aiken House wedding,” says Mallory of her sister/matron of honor/planner Meredith’s 2013 celebration, “but she had no problem making mine just as special.”
SYG Designs made bouquets dominated by greenery and dotted with blue and white blooms. Trailing ribbons that danced in the breezes added to the florals’ airy style.
Second Presbyterian Church
Second Presbyterian Church gleamed on the sunny day. Built in 1811, its church pews still bear the numbers that were used when seating was rented as a form of fundraising for the church. The custom was widespread throughout the city in the 19th century, but ended here in 1924.
“He smiles for cameras all of the time—it’s pretty bizarre,” says Mallory of her and Kristian’s four-year-old golden retriever, Leo. Although the dapper dog couldn’t be in the actual ceremony, the couple couldn’t resist having their “dog of honor” pose with them for a few photos after their “I do’s.”
The couple’s initials appeared throughout the affair, on everything from bar signage and cocktail napkins to these wax seals on the butler cards.
Mallory first encountered Lowndes Grove Plantation as a college intern for Patrick Properties Hospitality Group, which manages the site. From that point on, she earmarked it as her dream wedding spot.
Pattered ginger jars from florist SYG Designs held double tulips, delphinium, hydrangeas, and more.
One of #ThePerksofGettingMarried? Golden flip-flops to ensure all danced the night away in comfort.
Accented in edible gold leaf, the four-tiered dessert held layers of almond, vanilla, and lemon poppy seed cake iced in buttercream that was painted in a watercolor style.
One hundred and sixty guests from the States, Germany, Canada, France, and England toasted the couple underneath a host of custom-made arbors.
The couple made their grand exit via “Aida”, a navy blue 1950s Chevrolet Deluxe.