Claire and Will celebrated their love with an October wedding at Trump Winery’s Grand Hall. The affair was full of personal touches, from the custom-made bridesmaids’ dresses designed by the bride’s sister, to the handwritten notes the couple left at each guests’ place setting. Claire and Will worked with their vendors to create a truly magical event for their guests. Scroll on to see more from this enchanting autumn affair.

Photographer: Jen Fariello

Planner: Shindig Weddings & Events

Florals: Southern Blooms

Venue: Grand Hall at Trump Winery

Catering:The Catering Outfit

Rentals: Something Vintage Rentals, Paisley & Jade, Festive Fare, Stonegate Event Rentals & Roxie Daisy

Lighting, Tenting, Draping, Flooring & Stage: Skyline Tent Company (with additional draping by The AV Company)

Cake: Maggie Austin Cake

Ceremony Music: The Encore String Quartet

Cocktail Music & Reception Entertainment: Sound House through Élan Artists

Silent Disco: Silent Events

Silent DJ: Reliquis Productions

Invitations & Wedding Papers: Rock Paper Scissors

Calligraphy: The Left Handed Calligrapher and Simply Handwritten by Anna

Officiant: Father of the groom

Makeup: Carolyn Thombs Makeup Artistry & Consulting

Hair: Lucas Shaffer

Bride & Groom Transportation: Albemarle Limousine & Travel Service, LLC

Guest Transportation: Camryn Limousine & Monticello Wine Tour & Coach Company

Bridal Gown: Monique Lhuillier

Bridesmaid Dresses: Custom by Paige Kettering (New York City)

Groom’s Attire: Thom Sweeney

Shoes: Christian Louboutin

Rings: Custom by Marraccini Designs


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