We’ve all heard of the American dream. But how about an American dream wedding dress? Julia’s stunning illusion back wedding dress has left us speechless! Her look got even better throughout the night with a denim jacket cover-up and white boots! Julia & Stefan’s wedding is classic but with a few modern twists that we’re loving! Not forgetting their incredible sparkler send-off and boat ride exit…aye, aye, captain!

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Our advice for any couples planning their wedding is to not sweat the little things because everything will work out just fine. After all, a wedding is about the marriage and not the actual wedding day. Just enjoy this special moment in time because there's no better feeling than having so many loved ones in one place!

Julia & Stefan

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The vibe of the day was elegant and classic, but also modern and unique. Julia & Stefan wanted their wedding to be intimate and personal but still include some classic elements. Some of their favourite moments of the wedding day include the bride’s wedding look! Julia spent most of the day in her gorgeous illusion back wedding dress and then switched up her style for the evening. She donned a bridal denim ‘Just Married’ cover-up we’re obsessed with, and put on some stylish white boots too! The styling is the perfect classic, low country elegance with a modern twist.

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The couple actually got married on April 5, 2020. They went to Hampton Park with their pastor and photographer and got married. After the original ceremony, they split a pizza on the top of Julia's Jeep Wrangler down by The Battery in Charleston. Due to Covid, they decided to reschedule their large wedding celebration with friends to April 25, 2021. Julia & Stefan were both college athletes at the College of Charleston where they met. Julia was on the track and field team and Stefan was on the sailing team, which made their getaway boat at the end of the night so perfect and fitting.

Why not have a sparkler send-off and a boat ride exit? All aboard!

We loved dancing the night away with our friends and family while listening to our wedding band, Midnight City, play Blink-182. We also loved our boat ride exit, where we popped a bottle of champagne and rode through the Charleston harbour.

Julia & Stefan

Looking for your dream wedding dress too? Take a look at our guide on how to find the perfect one. Also, if you're feeling inspired by Julia & Stefan's boat ride exit, we have advice on how to nail sparkler send-off pictures.

Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

Venue: Lowndes Grove | Photographer: N Mickle Photography | Videographer: Nebo Production | Entertainment: The Midnight City Band | Florist: Loluma | Cake Maker, Food & Drink: Patrick Properties Events | Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist: Lashes and Lace | Bridal Boutique: The Bridal House of Charleston | Bridesmaid Outfits: David's Bridal | Groom & Groomsmen Outfits: Jos. A. Bank | Planner/Stylist: Intrigue Events

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