Romantic Whimsical Wedding at the W Hotel in Hoboken, NJ | Morgan & Carl | June 24, 2017

Brides Full Name Morgan Minns
Grooms Full Name Carl Thomas

Tell us how you met and all about the proposal.
We met in high school. Carl proposed in Cabo San Lucas. Both of our families were on vacation there. On June 23rd, 2016 my sister had a photographer set up so that my nephew can take pictures as well as a few family pictures. When it was carl and I’s turn to take pictures he got down on one knee and proposed! I was in complete shock! Immediately after we got to take professional pictures! It was a phenomenal week we celebrated cried tears of joy and relaxed!

Wedding Style: Describe your wedding dress. What was wedding shopping like for you?
My wedding dress was by stephen yearick. It was completely blinged out and very Hollywood glam. Shopping was easy peasy my mom and wedding planner made my decisions so much easier.

Culture: Did you incorporate any culture into your wedding? If yes, tell us more.
Yes we had a money dance! Although my husband isn’t African we have a lot of friends who are! We thought it would a fun element to show our appreciation and love for the culture. We also dance to kompa all night!

Memories: What is your best memory from your wedding?
Its so hard to pick one! Definitely the sparkler send off and money dance!

Advice: What is the best wedding advice you can give to engaged couples?
Enjoy the moments leading up to the BIG day. It goes by so quickly. Ladies take a deep breath and take it all in try t o control your emotions. The smallest thing is going to seem like the biggest problem. Men carry a snack in your tux 🙂

Bridesmaids/Groomsmen gifts:
Bridesmaids: personalized robe and champagne glass, jewelry, and champagne
Groomsmen: personalized flask set and t shirts, and mini bottles of liquor

Favorite item on the menu:
Ribeye steak!

First dance song:
It was a mashup that told our story. Here’s the order: I like big butts Just a friend: Mario I’m sprung: t pain 1 + 1: Beyoncé


Planner: Dream Plan It Events
Florals & event design: Makini Regal Designs
Photography:  J&R Photography
Cinematography : Yamean Studios Films
wedding dress designer: Stephen Yearick
bridesmaids dresses: Amsale
hair: Latoya Mason
makeup: Beauty by Londyn
Bride shoes: Bride – Stuart Weitzman;
Venue : The W hotel, Hoboken, NJ
Cake: Palermos Bakery