Ebony and Devon's love story began in college and manifested into an unstoppable connection. See their elegant big city wedding style and share their love.
Bride: Ebony T. Jones, 32, Development Assistant & PR Consultant
Groom: Devon N. Ray, 32, Teacher & Athletic Director
The Big Day: 11/21/2015
Location: Long Island City, New York
Style: Luxe Boho Meets Chic
Ebony and Devon's love story began in college but they took their time and let their connection blossom. They were strangers merely passing in the crowd until fate finally brought them together. They spoke to one another, shared polite and platonic smiles as they made eye contact in passin. It wasn't until one day when a true friendship was born and soon after a real love blossomed. But popping the question to Ebony wasn't a task Devon took lightly. He planned the perfect proposal, pulling out all the stops to make sure his bride truly felt like she was on top of the world, all wrapped up in love. While on vacation in Los Angeles, Devon coordinated a date night Ebony would never forget: a helicopter ride overlooking the city. With champagne, strawberries and the L.A. sunset helping to set the mood, Mr. Ray dropped to one knee and asked Ebony to be his forever. At last, two would become one. See the amazing photos from their boho chic, luxe New York City wedding day.
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