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PLATINUM

Platinum Vendors of BOSTON 2011 Couture Bridal FASHIONS Luxurious Platinum Weddings

WEDDINGS

NEW ENGLAND


PLATINUM simply elegant

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Photography: Dan Doke Photography Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Salon: Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Wardrobe Stylist: Lesley M Kokoska-Blain Boutique: L’ellite Boutique, Boston Gown & Veil: Monique Lhuillier, Waltz Platinum Collection Earrings: Maria Elena Location: Post Office Square, Boston, MA Park Designer: Norman B. Leventhal Bouquet: John LaRoche for blueGuava Photo shoot Style and Design: Editor-in-Chief Gina Karlsson

Published by: Simply Elegant Magazine 60 Island Street, Lawrence MA 01840

Editor-in-Chief GINA KARLSSON Publisher & Executive Editor MAGNUS KARLSSON Fashion Stylist Lesley M Kokoska-Blain Contributing Photographers Dan Doke of Dan Doke Photography, Zak Stark, Patrick Brosnan, Laura Parent of Relive Photography, Contributing Stylist Frances Ray Jules Salon , Ben Mitrano, Richard Burgess Contributing Writers: Elizabeth Donahue; Gina Karlsson Editor’s Photo: Hair: Ben Mitrano; Make up: Richard Burgess, Salon: Frances Ray Jules Salon; Wardrobe Stylist: Lesley M Kokoska-Blain; Designer: Romona Keveza Photographer: Dan Doke Photography A special thanks to all the participating wedding professionals who helped make the pages of simply elegant PLATINUM WEDDINGS Magazine come to life, for without them none of this would have been possible. This magazine is dedicated to my children, the most amazing people in my life. May my love shield them from all their worries, may my inspiration guide them to their dreams, may my passion encourage them to be amazing and may my strength take them through it all. Thank you to my husband for believing in me and supporting my dreams.


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Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, Boston, MA Desiger: ROMONA KEVEZA; Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography


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Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, MA Desiger: ROMONA KEVEZA; Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography Floral Design: WINSTON FLOWERS, Boston, MA


Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, MA Desiger: ROMONA KEVEZA; Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography


Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, Desiger: REEM ACRA, Custom Head Piece by L’eLite Boutique, Maria Elena Earrings; Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography


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Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, Boston, MA Desiger: DOMO ADAMI, Veil MARCHESA, Head Piece and Earrings PARIS, Boutique: L’eLite Boutique, Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography


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Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, Boston, Desiger: DOMO ADAMI, Veil MARCHESA, Head Piece and Earrings PARIS, Boutique: L’eLite Boutique, Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography


Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, Boston, MA Desiger: OSCAR DE LA RENTA; Belt: OSCAR DE LA RENTA Bolero; Elen Henderson Earrings, Custom Head piece : L’eLite Boutique, Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography


Localtion: THE BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL Boston, MA; Men’s Fashion: RUSSO TUXEDO Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography;


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Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, MA Desiger: PAMELLA ROLAND; Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography


Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, MA Desiger: GEMY; Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography


Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, MA Desiger: MARCHESA; LelIte Boutique, Boston; Hair: Ben Mitrano, Makeup: Richard Burgess, Frances Ray Jules Salon, Boston, Photographer: DAN DOKE Photography

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Table Designs


Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, BOSTON, MA Floral Design: WINSTON FLOWERS, Boston, MA Table Design, Linens & China: BE OUR GUEST, Boston, MA; Photography: DAN DOKE Photography


About the Design

Winston Flowers - tall vases -James Storey Orchids with a spray of

Mozart callas on each side; Decor -tortoise shell and

amber vases with floating cymbidium orchids


Location: BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL, BOSTON, MA Floral Design: WINSTON FLOWERS, Boston, MA Table Design, Linens & China: BE OUR GUEST, Boston, MA; Photography: DAN DOKE Photography


Rowes Wharf

Boston Harbor Hotel

The Boston Harbor Hotel is Boston’s landmark waterfront hotel and a recipient of the Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award. With its dramatic archway and domed rotunda at historic Rowes Wharf, the building is considered an architectural treasure and is one of the most photographed buildings in New England. With service as memorable as the setting, the Boston Harbor Hotel pampers every guest with thoughtful attention and distinctly Boston style. The spectacular setting, innovative menu and contemporary design of the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, located at the five star Boston Harbor Hotel, combine to create the perfect waterfront dining experience. Nestled next to Rowes Wharf’s signature grand archway, the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille showcases the best offerings of the sea through simple, fresh cuisine; contemporary, nautically influenced design; and a vibrant harbor setting. Prominently positioned at the most scenic and historic spot on Boston Harbor, the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille celebrates the neighboring sea. A historic landmark with modern day relevance, Rowes Wharf is the gateway to Boston. It is an architectural gem that has come to define the Boston waterfront; it is the unparalleled location for a five star hotel offering luxurious and elegant accommodations and exceptional service; it is a world class marina bustling with yachts and historic tall ships that have navigated their way from all corners of the globe. Meritage, located on the second floor of the five star Boston Harbor Hotel, is designed to maximize the restaurant’s expansive water views. Upon entering the restaurant guests are greeted by the sparkling black granite bar studded with quartzite, a roomlength metallic silver-gray leather banquette, and hand crafted light fixtures.


Boston Harbor Hotel offers 15,000 square feet of meeting space accommodates the full range of Boston conferences and business functions, from intimate gatherings of 12 to large groups of 500. Choose from nine distinctive private function rooms to suit the particular needs of your event. Exceptional service and outstanding features come together for optimum effect at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Each meeting room features panoramic harbor views and state-of-the-art technology to enhance your next event. The Wharf Room, uniquely situated function room reaches out into the Atlantic to create an unforgettable backdrop for your Boston wedding or formal occasion. Surrounded on three sides by our historic harbor, the Wharf Room proudly caters to intimate private affairs. Rich in the finest tradition and unparalleled in service, this five star Boston landmark offers lavish accommodations an exquisite dining experience and unsurpassed service.

Floral: Winston Flowers, Photography: Dan Doke Photography, opposite page: Dress: Oscar de la Renta Lelite Boutique; Romona Keveza; Men’s Fashion: Russo Tuxedo; Hair& Make up; Frances Ray Jules Salon Information provide by: The Boston Harbor Hotel


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