Erin Nichols's and Jeffrey Fields's paths first crossed in 2001 at a college football game in Florida. Three years later, he was living in New York City and working as a real estate broker, and she was moving there for an interior design job, and it felt more than coincidental. After six years of dating in the Big Apple, they wed on April 30, 2011, on Harbour Island, Bahamas. The chic, isle-style nuptials (they were barefoot at their ceremony) started with a beach party two days before to welcome guests for the weekend and ended with a big party by the pool at a trendy boutique hotel.
Erin and her family have been going to Harbor Island since she was a baby. When she got engaged, she knew the island and a recently reopened boutique hotel, Rock House, would be her wedding spot. The couple invited their nearest and dearest to experience the scenic locale firsthand. With its pink sand beaches, highly photographed Lone Tree, and Bahamian cuisine, they knew their guests would fall in love with it.
The mix of round and long tables held mercury-glass vases filled with hot-pink peonies, aqua votive candleholders, and mercury-glass pedestals with pillar candles.
Guests dined on stone crabs, beet salad, and a surf and turf of lobster and filet mignon -- all prepared by Rock House.
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