Friday, September 23, 2011

The Best Day of My Life: Fasshonaburu Gets Married

Amaze picture by our friend Mark DeBullet
On Saturday, September 17 I stopped being Miss Fasshonaburu and became Mrs. Fasshonaburu! The absolute happiest day of my life, I married the guy I've loved for almost seven years now! In case you missed the live stream and have sad face, I have some highlights and fabu pics for all of you!
I spot the Mr waiting for me and start cheesin'
We came in to the "Princess Bride" theme song, awwwww. I wore a dress of my own design, and had a local seamstress known for wedding dresses make it - I'll be sure to write up that experience soon! My veil is a '20s cap style that my mom made for me, and the necklace is Nicole Miller.

Our good friend, my college ex-boyfriend and professional magician, Brian, officiated the ceremony. I love how personal and fun he made it! Here's his intro:
Dear friends and family, I welcome you all to this ceremony. The young and the old the tall and the short. We are gathered here today to witness and celebrate the union of Vyque and Curtis in marriage. In the years they have been together, their love and understanding of each other has grown and matured, and now they have decided to live their lives together as husband and wife.
In the words of Clint Eastwood, “This kind of certainty comes but once in a lifetime.” 
In the words of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, “Don't let your past dictate who you are, but let it be part of who you will become.” 
In the words of Bill and Ted: “Be excellent to each other.”
Of course, the vows were a big thing! I failed to memorize mine, so I hid them in my bouquet, hee hee hee. I was definitely choked up, but managed to get through them!
I love you. I've loved you for almost seven years now and, every second, more. I thought years ago I loved you more than any woman has ever loved a man, but as time passed, I knew that what I felt before was nothing compared to what I felt then and would continue to grow. 
I love you so much more now than last night, it's like comparing a sapling to an ancient red oak. I love you so much more than this morning, it would be like comparing a puddle to the depths of the pacific. I love you so much more than when I started talking, it's like a glowing ember compared to a super nova. You manage to achieve the impossible by making my infinite love for you grow every day, every minute, every second. 
I promise to always love you, always cherish you, and spend the rest of my life trying to make you as happy as you've made me.
Than the Mr went:
From the moment we met, I knew you were something special
You were so beautiful, and smart, and were the rare person who intrigued me
Though years passed before we were properly together, not a single day passed without my mind drifting to thoughts of you
Once we were together, I was overcome with the excitement of being able to learn everything there was to know about you.
Since then, you’ve found ways to make every day better than the last
You’ve shown me what its like to feel unconditional love
You make me strive to be a better person
You make me feel like I could conquer the world
You make me want to that I might find a way to deserve and return all you’ve given me
Today, I make that pledge to you: to spend the rest of our days finding ever new ways of making you feel the happiness and love you’ve shown me
I vow to you, from this day forth:
To attend to you when you’re needy
To console you when you’re sad
And to always protect you from the aforementioned monsters lurking in the dark
I promise to always back down from a fight
I promise to always put you first
I promise to devote myself fully to meeting your every need: body, mind, and heart 
Nose kiss! Photo by Kate Triano Photography
Happy happy happy memories writing this! We walked back down the aisle as husband and wife to Pat Benetar's We Belong.

If you are anti duck face I suggest you avert your eyes!
My bridal party wore tiny silk dresses from Urban Oufitters. They were super short and very scandalous... especially on my 5'10 bridesmaid! But they were super pretty and less than $100!

Our first dance was to the Sundays cover of "Wild Horses," dinner was a bit of a blur, and then it was time to get down!
Sisters dancing!
Overall it was the most amazing day of my life. I married my best friend, someone who truly gets me and once told me, "You've never tried to change me." Well, duh, why mess with perfection?!?!? Thank you to everyone who helped and celebrated with us, including our families, my maid of honor and awesome sister, Alex, Brian our officiate, and fashion fillies Amy of Midtown Girl and Wendy Brandes!
Fantastic shot by Kate Triano Photography
Life is good.


Dianna said...

Congratulations!! You look absolutely radiant and I adore your dress. Wishing you and the Mr. a lifetime of happiness and joy. xoxo

DWJ said...

Congrats! Congrats! Congrats!

Alison at Wardrobe Oxygen said...


LOVE how the dress turned out, you looked radiant! What a beautiful day, and what a beautiful couple!

Gurgaon Property said...

SO nice dress and looking so pretty is to beautiful.

Jack Jonathan said...

congratulations. You both look amazing and the dresses too. God bless you.

WendyB said...

Thanks for inviting me!

Mercedes @BeChicMag said...

Love that dress! I love that you designed it yourself. I don't know you, but you look so happy. Many blessings to you both.