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The Making of a Couture Invitation


MEG AND WILLY
June 3, Frankies 457 Spuntino, Brooklyn, New York
Swayspace, from $1,200 for 125; 718-596-3520

1. “Willy made me a charm of his profile as a birthday gift—which I wore around my neck. We printed our profiles on our invitations, and also on coasters as an ode to that. The coasters were appropriate because we’re cocktail fanatics. One of our ceremony readings was literally the recipe for a Manhattan.”

2.“We saved money by doing RSVP postcards (no need to buy reply envelopes). But they all came back to us in tattered shreds! The paper was a fine printmaking paper that apparently wasn’t up to the rigors of the USPS.”

3. “We have old-fashioned touristic platters of our home states, New Jersey and South Carolina, hanging in our apartment.We printed them in mini on our invitations. The yellow background was inspired by a wallpaper we liked.”

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