Author: Catherine Lowe

Sally and Josh first locked eyes at a friend’s engagement party. A couple of years later, Josh proposed to Sally in the shadow of the U-Haul parked into the driveway of a house she’d just bought here in Charleston. After disbelief turned to shock, Sally...

Maddy and Gerald met during their freshman year at Southern Methodist University when their respective roommates (who were high school sweethearts) tried to spark a romance between the two. As for Maddy and Gerald, they happily made friends with one another, but by sophomore year...

Tampa, Florida, residents Jenny and Mike met at work. After three years of dating, she walked in their house after long day, to find him kneeling amidst a sea of red rose petals and candles, proposal at the ready. (And the timing? Sublime, as they...

As soon as Ashley and Glenn got engaged (see their e-session here), they booked a December wedding date at Lowndes Grove Plantation. And while that might have been an easy feat, things went sideways the morning of their wedding when the soon-to-be newlyweds both woke...

Jess and Kevin came this close to missing out on their marriage. How? She’d overbooked her weekend by moving apartments and saying she’d visit an old friend for a summer concert all at the same time. She tried to bail, but for some reason just...

It only took one swipe right on Bumble for Charlotte, North Carolina, residents Apple and Travis to jump into a romance. And when he was ready to pop the question, Travis organized a family picnic to Freedom Park where he first passed out gifts to...

The Wedding Row: And in the beginning …? Jenny: How we met was not a scene out of a movie. We were in the same business fraternity at Clemson and met at a party thrown by a fraternity brother. (One of our first dates involved me...

Four-and-a-half years after Christian met Allison at a wedding, he embarked on a six-month design project. The goal? An engagement ring set with a yellow Ceylon sapphire from Sri Lanka for his sweetheart. When the heirloom-piece-to-be was finished, he and Allison headed to New Orleans,...

The Wedding Row: How did you and Devin meet? From Emma: We “met” on Saint Patrick’s Day 2015 at a bar in Washington, D.C. called Solly’s. One of my roommates (Maureen, an Irish gal like me) and I wanted to casually celebrate the sacred holiday at...