BLACK WEDDING STYLE: Romance on the High Seas

BLACK WEDDING STYLE: Romance on the High Seas

A newlywed couple explores their love across the world

October 26, 2012


Bride: Jocelyn Norman

Groom: Booker Rankin

Wedding Date: 07/28/2012

Occupations: Both – Logistics Analyst

Location: Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, Braselton, GA

Photographer:  Janet Howard Studio

Wedding Dress: Vera Wang

Hair: Andrea Scott

Makeup: Brittany Allen of Salon Aamono

The bride on her wedding day: 

“When we started to plan our wedding, we knew that we wanted it to be traditional and modern, all at the same time. The goal was to make it a mix of my style (Southern Elegance). Through some creative planning and overall design, this was definitely achieved. We both work overseas in Bagram, Afghanistan, so it was very difficult trying to get things accomplished. I hired a wedding consultant before I got home,so once I got home we made many trips to GA for vendor meetings. Our wedding planner, Kesha Nettles of Watermark Weddings Events, was the most amazing resource throughout the process. She coordinated meetings, negotiated contracts, and made the process virtually stress-free. Another important thing to us was that the day was enjoyed by everyone who attended (not just us). We have a group of friends and family, and we wanted them to enjoy themselves and our mission was accomplished.”

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