This South Carolina couple had a classic southern wedding and we are so excited to share their story. From the simple color palette to the quaint southern town of Mount Pleasant, everything about this wedding is what a Black Southern Belle dreams of. Check out LaStacia and Benjamin’s beautiful love story today!
LaStacia Elizabeth Duffy
Benjamin Antron Duffy
Harborside East 28 Bridgeside Boulevard Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
19 September 2015
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How did you meet?
In 2004 at a summer end of the school year party
How long did you date?
How did he propose?
It was my 28th birthday and we went out to dinner with family & friends like usually. We were at Bonefish Grill and everyone was finish eating and the waitress can to the table and brought me a box of chocolates. She said they give it out when it’s your first time there or if it was your birthday. She handed me the gold box and I thanked her. Everyone kept telling me to open the box and I said why it’s just chocolates…… it was a box of chocolates, but the ring was also in the box. I started crying, he go the ring out of the box, got down on one knee and popped the question, and I said YES! People in the restaurant started clapping and the manager and brought over two glasses of champagne for us.
What part of wedding planning made you crazy?
The seating chart. We were making changes and updates up until the day before the wedding.
What part of wedding planning could you not live without?
The candy buffet because we both have a sweet tooth.
What was your first thought the day after your engagement?
It was definitely worth the wait.
What was your favorite part about the ceremony?
The violinist from Bespoke Strings. Be both LOVE music and wanted to be different with the ceremony entertainment.
What was your favorite part about the wedding?
Celebrating with our friends and family.
Did you do any DIY?
Of Course! Wedding programs & Dinner menus
What were your wedding colors?
Blush, ivory, & gold
What was your wedding theme?
Simply & Elegant
Invites: Out the Box Creative (www.outtheboxcreative.com)
Flowers: Your Signature Events by Michelle Summers (www.yoursignatureevents.com)
Catering: Your Signature Events Catering (www.yoursignatureevents.com)
DJ: DJ Jazzy J (www.facebook.com/DJ-Jazzy-J-
Violinist : Bespoke Strings (www.bespokestrings.com)
Dress: Maggie Sottero Haven from Lang’s Bridal (www.langsbridal.com)
Hair: Alexis McDonald Green at Stylist of Stylez
Make-Up: Avis Douglas (www.facebook.com/muaavi?ref)
Groom & Groomsmen Attire: Options Hi Fashion Men’s Wear, Charleston, SC
Bridesmaid Attire: Jean’s Bridal (www.jeansbridalcharleston.com
Rentals: Snyder Event Rentals (www.snyderevents.com)
Wedding Coordinator: Sharlene Hamilton at Simply Elegant Events
Photographer: Kevin Maurice Photography (www.kevinmaurice.com)
Transportation: Tri County Transportation (www.tctslimo.com)
Decor: Your Signature Events by Michelle Summers (www.yoursignatureevents.com)