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Tiffany & Rob’s East Hampton Garden Chic Wedding

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August 23, 2023
Words by Kinsley Brown
Photos courtesy of Jaymo James

When love finds its home at the intersection of dedication and elegance, a wedding as memorable as Tiffany and Rob’s East Hampton, New York celebration comes to life. In a recent interview, the radiant couple shared their journey to the altar, divulging the intricate details that transformed their special day into an unforgettable destination wedding.

A Love Story Blossoming at Work

Eight years ago, the seeds of Tiffany and Rob’s love story were sown within the confines of their workplace. What began as professional camaraderie evolved into a deep and enduring connection, a foundation upon which they would soon build their lives together.

The Destination Decision: Hampton

Why a destination wedding? “We reside in Long Island and East Hampton is a far enough drive for us and our guests that we made it a destination,” explains Tiffany. But the choice was not only about convenience; the couple sought a full weekend of celebration. East Hampton, their cherished home away from home, offered the perfect canvas for this extended revelry.

East Hampton wasn’t just a wedding location; it was a sentiment deeply etched into Tiffany and Rob’s journey. Introduced to the town by Rob during the early days of their relationship, East Hampton quickly became a sanctuary for the couple—a tradition of retreat that solidified their bond.

The couple embarked on an extensive venue search, driven by a vision of “Hampton Chic” aesthetics coupled with an unwavering commitment to high-quality cuisine and beverages. EHP Resort & Marina emerged as the perfect canvas, embodying everything they had dreamed of. From the sun-kissed waterfront property to the charming bungalows reminiscent of the south of France, EHP delivered an atmosphere that seamlessly intertwined elegance and natural beauty. And let’s not forget the breathtaking sunsets that added a touch of enchantment to their special day.

Personal Touches and Unforgettable Moments

Tiffany and Rob’s wedding was not just about celebrating their love—it was about curating an experience full of personal touches and unforgettable moments. Tiffany’s DIY approach included eco-friendly confetti, adding a burst of joy to their ceremony, and insta-cameras for a creative guest sign-in book. By encouraging guests to take selfies and place them alongside heartfelt messages, they crafted a unique keepsake filled with memories.

A Ceremony with Heartfelt Symbolism

Tiffany’s ceremony entrance was imbued with deep meaning. “I had originally planned to walk myself down the aisle,” Tiffany says, “but my mom has been a big part of my life, and I wanted to somehow incorporate her walking me down the aisle. I came up with the idea to start the procession, walking out on my own, my mom waited for me halfway and she walked me down the rest of the way to Rob.” This represented a poignant symbol of love, unity, and the threads that connect generations.

Planning from Afar: Navigating Challenges

Planning a destination wedding isn’t without its challenges, but Tiffany and Rob navigated them with grace. Frequent communication through email was their lifeline, allowing them to orchestrate the details despite the physical distance. Kristin, their wedding planner, played a pivotal role in securing vendors and alleviating the complexities that often accompany wedding planning.

“Securing key vendors that book years in advance such as music, hair, makeup and photography definitely set our minds at ease,” the couple says.

Advice for the Journey Ahead

Tiffany and Rob’s journey has inspired valuable insights for couples embarking on their own wedding preparations. Their advice? Begin with a realistic budget, prioritize “must-haves,” and remain open to adapting your plans. They also emphasize the importance of securing key vendors early on, especially those with a busy booking schedule.

Through personal touches, scenic vistas, and unwavering dedication, Tiffany and Rob’s East Hampton destination wedding day came to life as a true testament to their enduring love.

Vendors: Photography: Jaymo James; Planning: Eventful Days; Ceremony Venue: The Baker House 1650; Reception Venue: EHP Resort & Marina; Floral Design: B Floral; Stationery: Feather and Funk; Catering & Bar: Si Si; Rentals: Please B Seated; Hair: Victoria Elizabeth Official; Makeup: Mariela of DM Makeup Artistry; Gown & Veil: Mariana Hardwick; Engagement Ring: Lauren B Jewelry; Wedding Bands: King Arthur Jewels & Tiffany & Co.; Groom’s Attire: Custom by Victor Talbots; Band: East Coast Band; Cake: Sugar Sugar Custom Cakes; Transportation: Classic Car Club Manhattan; Videography: @r.ego

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