Michelle Solomon & Ryan Nace

Michelle and Ryan’s love story began at a small group at church  They met, started dating a month later, and were engaged a year after that. Ryan proposed in New York City to a tearful Michelle and a group of clapping onlookers. “It was cheesy and wonderful,” Michelle says.

Ryan, an architect, and Michelle, a graduate of FIT, decided on a black-and-white palette and a minimalist aesthetic for the wedding day on Sunday, September 21, 2014. She found her 1920s-style Elizabeth Fillmore gown at Warren Barrón, booked the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Dallas Arboretum, and the rest of the details started to fall into place. To compliment their venue choices, they brought in Art Deco elements with the bridesmaids’ jewelry and paper products. “It was a garden party in the moonlight I will never forget,” she says.

Ceremony Site: A Woman’s Garden at the Dallas Arboretum
Photographer: Nessa K Photography
Stationer/Paper Products: The Write Designs
Bridal Gown Designer: Elizabeth Fillmore
Bridal Gown Retailer: Warren Barrón
Hair and Makeup: Elan Makeup Studio
Groom’s Attire: Ralph Lauren
Bridesmaid Dresses Designer: J. Crew
Flowers: Bows and Arrows
Reception Venue: Nasher Sculpture Center
Wedding and Groom’s Cake: Layered Bake Shop
Caterer: Wolfgang Puck
Transportation: Premier of Dallas and Fiat of Dallas
DJ: Glenn Roush of LeForce Entertainment
Videographer: Marc Roberts
Lighting by: Glenn Roush
Wedding Rentals: Posh Couture Rentals; BBJ Linens
Wedding Planner: Elizabeth Gonzalez, After Yes
See the wedding video here.