Real Weddings

Eleven months after Stephanie and Scott met, the avid travelers ventured to Iceland for a long weekend (a surprise trip planned by him) and Scott popped the question on their balcony overlooking Reykjavik. After an excited “Yes!” from Stephanie, the couple, both elementary teachers from...

Amber and Phil met while working in the same nonprofit organization together in Washington, D.C. Three years later, during a hike in Great Falls, Virginia (the same place where they did their first hike together years prior), Phil surprised Amber with a blanket spread out...

TWR: How and when did you meet one another? Was it love at first sight? Daisy: Brent and I met through mutual friends on Halloween night at the University of North Carolina Delta Kappa Epsilon house. (I was visiting from North Carolina State and was just...

The Wedding Row: Tell us how your love story all began. Kiernan: Pawel and I met each other while we worked together at an ad agency in New York City. Early on in our friendship, Pawel tried to plan a special date to an Eminem &...

Two weeks before Mike graduated from Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts, he met fellow student Taylor, who was wrapping up her freshman year. After six years of dating, the two had a thriving romance going (and were parents to a cute Australian Shepherd named Leo)...

So we’re back to the offices after having evacuated Charleston due to Hurricane Florence. While we’re thankful that the Lowcountry was spared devastation, it’s obviously bittersweet relief given so many of our neighbors were in her path. Now that the Holy City is getting back...

The Wedding Row: Tell us about the beginning of you as an item. Emily: In 2014 I was home from grad school and I went to the gym. That’s where I met Justin–a new guy who had just moved from Washington D.C. What started as some...

Lindsay and Andrew, who both grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, first met at the Charleston Animal Society’s Firefighter Calendar Debut party and auction. Yep, you read that right. A PG-version of a “Magic Mike”-style fundraiser for critters led to true love. (In case you need...

Need a silver lining story? Here’s one: If it weren’t for Hurricane Katrina, Katie and Scott would have never met. When the cataclysmic storm him during Katie’s freshman year at Tulane University, she transferred to the University of Richmond, where she met Scott at a...

When Libby and Byrd met, sparks didn't immediately fly, but a fast friendship was definitely formed. It wasn't until over a year later, when Charleston-native Libby returned home from a semester abroad, that Byrd called, let her know he was in the Holy City for...