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The Happy Couple
Randi wears a silk dress and jacket with pearl buttons that she helped design; Jacob's suit is by Paul Smith
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The Stationery Suite
The stationery, designed by Randi, is letterpressed in brown ink. The stickers on envelopes and addresses on reply cards are outlined with a rubber stamp inspired by a vintage label. The invitations are blind hit (impressed with ink) in Hebrew with the biblical love story of Jacob and Rachel (Randi's Hebrew name); highlighted are the words "Jacob kissed Rachel." Each bundle is tied with baker's twine.
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Randi signs the ketubah before the ceremony begins.
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The couple attached Jacob's grandfather's prayer shawl to bamboo poles to create the huppa.
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The Wedding Program
A bridesmaid reads the program, a photocopied collage of inspiration, such as the ring Jacob used to propose and a label noting the date.
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The Bride's Bouquet
Randi's bouquet mixes chrysanthemums, celosia, ranunculus, scabiosa, eucalyptus fruit, hypericum fruit, and a medley of other blooms and berries; the stems are wrapped in pink fabric and embellished with a vintage French hat pin and a mother-of-pearl button; Randi tucked a handkerchief from her grandmother, who was unable to attend, among the blooms before walking down the aisle.
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The Couple's Dog
Mingling with guests is the couple's dog, Olive, who wears a festive string of faux pearls.
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Groomsmen's boutonnieres combine flowers found in the bride's bouquet, like scabiosa and eucalyptus fruit, and are bound in red-and-white seersucker.
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Bridesmaids look on as the couple recite their vows; attendants chose their own attire in chocolate-brown hues with pink or red accents.
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Randi's sister, Cindy Kasner, and a young guest smile for the camera.
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The couple adhered to a red-and-white color scheme for reception tables; oversized helium balloons are tied with baker's twine to small rocks wrapped in red-and-white striped cotton shirting; table numbers painted onto hang tags using stencils from a hardware store are tied in place on the twine.
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White bowls filled with cushion moss on a red-and-white-striped runner dot tables; napkins are tied with striped ribbon.
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The groom's sister, Anna, mother, Debby, and father, Kenn, listen as toasts are given.
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In addition to fresh summer fruit and ice cream, guests are treated to coconut-flecked red velvet cake with sweet buttercream frosting for dessert; the cake, like many elements in the celebration, bears stripes in the wedding's principal hues: red and white.
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Following Jewish tradition, Jacob and Randi are hoisted in chairs for the hora as friends and family dance around them.
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Randi's sister-in-law and bridesmaid, Lisa Brookman, applauds the newlyweds.
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At the Reception
Randi's uncle, Murray Brookman, claps to the beat during the hora.
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More Comfortable Shoes
After the ceremony, Jacob and Randi wear more comfortable footwear: white sneakers for him, gold ballet slippers for her.
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According to Jewish custom, when parents marry off their last child, they are honored in a congratulatory dance called the mezinka; here, Randi's mother and father, Judy and Shim Brookman, are encircled by guests as they wear crowns of orchids.
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Wedding Favor and Seating Card
A CD of the couple's favorite music doubles as a favor and seating card; the adhesive labels on the vellum envelopes are marked with the same rubber stamp as the one used for the invitation packet; vintage stamps were used to indicate table numbers.
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