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Real Wedding: Allison Rone & James Foreman

Photos by Gabriel Boone


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Names Allison Rone and James Foreman Live in Olympia Occupations She’s an attorney; he’s a systems engineer How they met They’re both from Washington, but they met 3,000 miles from home at Harvard College Favorite date spot The Fox Club at Harvard How they got engaged At sunset on the beach in Mazatlan Wedding-day weather Sunny and hot Number of guests 275 Wedding inspiration An elegant, old library Wedding colors Ivory, cactus green, mahogany Wedding tradition they insisted on Not seeing each other until the chapel doors opened Reception menu They incorporated Northwest ingredients for their out-of-town guests, some from Germany and Australia, and used tree fruits wherever possible since the groom’s family owns orchards Beverage menu Their cocktail, the Washington Apple, was a hit, as was the Pacifico beer, which is made in Mazatlan Dessert A gluten-free almond cake and a four-foot-high cake made of alternating layers of chocolate éclair and vanilla cake with raspberry filling Signature reception details They decorated tables with faded books, dripping candles, quills, sheet music, and lots of ivy to reflect their love of all things intellectual How they made sure everyone was happy There was a candy bar and a coloring station for kids, and an on-site babysitter What they wish they would have known How quickly the day would pass; it was a blur, and they scarcely had time to say hello to everyone Advice for other couples Hire a planner The day in three words Elegant, romantic, timeless Honeymoon Aruba

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Local Vendor list

CEREMONY AND RECEPTION The Annie Wright School

PHOTOGRAPHER Gabriel Boone Photography

VIDEOGRAPHER Edit 1 Media

WEDDING DESIGNER AND FLOWERS
Steven Moore Designs

WEDDING PLANNER Married and More
with Michelle

INVITATIONS Chris Griffith

CATERER Gallucci’s Catering

CAKE Celebrity Cake Studio

RENTALS BBJ Linen, Pedersen’s Event Rentals

HAIR AND MAKEUP Salon Maison

FORMAL WEAR The Tuxedo Club

RINGS Larkin Jewelers

RECEPTION MUSIC Second Wind

HOTEL FOR GUESTS Silver Cloud Inn,
Hotel Murano

REHEARSAL DINNER C.I. Shenanigan’s

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