As a magnificent string quartet serenaded the honored guests, the breathtaking stage was set for this ultimate celebration of love. Sharon's gorgeous bridesmaids, who wore custom Vera Wang dresses, were escorted by groomsmen in elegant Zegna tuxedos. As an emotional El looked on, his bride, Sharon, made her grand entrance on the arm of her brother.
Sharon and El incorporated different cultural elements to really make the ceremony their own. First, they cleansed their hands with orchid water as a symbol of purification. Next the couple honored the memory of their departed loved ones by ringing a bell.
And after exchanging their vows and rings, Sharon and El joined their lives together in a cultural tradition hundreds of years old—jumping the broom!