Real Weddings: Justine Choate de Chazal and Shayne Andrew Marion

On August 18, 2018, Justine and Shayne were married in New Hampshire before 167 guests on Chocorua Island, Squam Lake, where for generations the bride’s family has been spending summers. All guests were boated to the ceremony on an armada of ski boats, pontoons, and other vessels. The bride arrived on the family’s vintage wooden Chris-Craft, Autowin – VII. Justine’s bouquet included ferns—a continuous theme of the wedding, which was planned and executed by Nancy Harris—along with a mixture of seasonal flowers from the farm. The reception was held at Willoughby Ridge Farm, the bride’s grandfather’s former horse barn that the family recently transformed for the wedding and other events. The couple danced to “At Last” by Etta James, and The Kustom Made band rocked away until midnight. As a surprise for Shayne, who is Australian, Justine asked the firm Indigo by Boutin to design table linens with an Indian-block print using the Waratah flower, a native Australian bloom. After the ceremony, the couple departed for a mini-moon in Santa Fe.

Photos by Julie Skarratt