Lara Snider had been working for Anthropologie, visually directing their store openings across the globe, when she decided to move from New York City to London. Soon after, a visiting friend convinced her to go to a pub with some of her buddies, one of whom was Oliver Curry, a postdoctoral researcher. They were drawn to each other instantly, and just 48 hours later went on their first date. And so, their romance began.
Before they wed in an outdoor ceremony at the Barnsley House in the Cotswolds in June 2011, Lara and Oliver threw a casual get-together at the local pub.