A Magenta, Coral, and Ivory Destination Wedding in the Bahamas
The blissed-out bride and groom enjoy a pre-ceremony stroll against the peaceful backdrop of the Lone Tree on Girls Bank, located on Harbour Island's eastern shore.
The Bride and Groom
The bride and groom brave the beach's breezes.
The Rehearsal Dinner
Long rectangular tables are adorned with glass votives and magenta bougainvillea cut from around the island.
A few colorfully clad guests pose for the camera.
Bougainvillea in a sea-urchin-shaped vase.
A guest takes the seaside theme to heart with a starfish-emblazoned ring by Kate Spade.
The Ocean View Club twinkles at twilight.
Purple orchids add a splash of color to the serene beach-inspired decor.
Guests chat during cocktails on the restaurant's deck.
A waiter carries fresh saltwater delights.
Each table setting includes a vibrant place card and menu card tucked in a linen napkin.
The Bride and Her Father
The bride and her father prepare to walk down the aisle.
The pink-washed St. John's Anglican Church.
Bridesmaids wear coral dresses from J.Crew.
The bridesmaids carry bouquets of purple orchids.
The bride and groom take a moment to appreciate their guests during the ceremony.
The bride and groom outside of the church after the ceremony.
Following the ceremony, there was a Junkanoo procession -- a surprise arranged by the bride's parents. In a nod to local Bahamian culture, the costumed performers of the festival band led guests across the street to a warm reception.
After the Ceremony
Guests mingle outside post-ceremony.
A costumed band from Bahama's Junkanoo parade tradition keeps things lively as guests dance their way to the reception.
Reed shows off vintage his-and-hers wedding bands from Doyle & Doyle.
The Happy Couple
Lindsay and Reed smile for photographers on the back stoop of a sun-bleached beach shanty before their ceremony.
The Bridal Party
The bride and groom pose with their bridal party.
Rock House Hotel's patio restaurant is transformed with the help of linen tablecloths, silver chairs, sea-evoking glass vessels, and brilliant coral peonies.
An ocean scape inspired by Harbour Island's delicate pink sand and native seaside ephemera holds the elegantly calligraphed place cards.
Low glass vases put the focus on the flowers.
A monogrammed napkin at each place is topped with a pearl-and-coral embellishment.
The entree served to guests includes a filet, lobster, and a crab claw.
Wooden statues flank Rock House Hotel's entrance.
Candles, shells, and coral peonies set a romantic tone.
The Bridal Party
The bridal party at its table.
At the Reception
Lindsay and Reed in front of a painting in the living room.
The Bride and Friends
Lindsay cozies up to some friends.
The buttercream-frosted coconut cake is decorated with a starfish and barnacle shells.
Cutting the Cake
The bride and groom cut their seashell-adorned cake.
A toast to the bride and groom at the reception.
Location: Rock House Hotel
Event Planning and Design: Michelle Rago, Ltd.
Stationery: Hello! Lucky
Music: DJ Daddy D
Photography: Lauren and Abby Ross Photography
Gown: Jenny Packham
Hairpiece: Erin Cole
Bridesmaids' Gowns: J.Crew
Menswear: Blazer, J.Crew; pants, Prada; shoes, Salvatore Ferragamo
Hair and Makeup: The Island Spa
Rings: Doyle & Doyle