SMU Sweethearts Wed in a Perfectly Southern Affair

Courtney Cousins admits she’s “not as strong of a skier” as her SMU sweetheart, Dan Fertig, so she was ready to call it a day one afternoon during a family trip to Deer Valley, Utah—but Dan convinced her to do one more run. A photographer was waiting at the top of the lift where Dan proposed. “I was on cloud nine,” Courtney says. Their Southern-style wedding reception at Arlington Hall on May 20, 2017, had all the right touches—blue and white ginger jars, photos with their pup, Duncan, and a fireworks show to end the night.


  • Ceremony Site

    Highland Park United Methodist Church

  • Photographer

    John Cain Photography

  • Bridal Gown Designer

    Legends by Romona Keveza

  • Bridal Gown Retailer

    The Bridal Salon at Neiman Marcus

  • Hair & Makeup

    Brittany Jones Hair & Makeup

  • Groom’s Attire

    Hugo Boss

  • Bridesmaids Dress Designer


  • Bridesmaids Dress Retailer

    Bella Bridesmaids

  • Flowers

    Bella Flora of Dallas

  • Stationery

    Color Box Design & Letterpress

  • Reception Site

    Arlington Hall

  • Cake

    Panini Bakery & Cakes

  • Caterer

    Food Glorious Food

  • Music


  • Lighting

    Stage 2 Lighting

  • Videographer

    Splendor Films

  • Wedding Planner

    Fabulous Fête

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