raiquel has a passion for fashion. a few years ago, while a student at howard university in dc, raiquel used that passion to produce an elaborate fashion show, with dozens of models. one of those models was dwayne. the two of them formed a bond, and years later, we were fortunate enough to be with raiquel and dwayne as they began their journey as husband and wife. the day began at the gaylord resort at the national harbor, continued with a meaningful ceremony at unity church of washington, and ended with a lovely reception at the sunset room back at the national harbor.
the gaylord resort hotel is enormous and beautiful. how about that view from raiquel’s room?!
it’s all about the details…
dawn newsome of pro’s @ artistry (third from left, above) helped the lovely ladies look even lovelier!
the ceremony featured the professional trumpeter randy dunn, who came in all the way from houston, and the vocal talents of soloist janet dokes(below left), who brought the congregation to their feet.
the wedding party surrounded raiquel and dwayne with love all day.
fancy cakes by leslie created the show-stopper cake!
one thing’s for sure – this crowd knew how to party! and they did it all night long.
folks lined up immediately to get a spot at the specialty candy bar and chocolate fountain set up by capitol chocolate fountains. yum!
a stunning end to a stunning day. congratulations, raiquel and dwayne, and best wishes for many years of happiness!