“T” is for tantelizing and “C” is for captivating, which is exactly what this Turks and Caicos wedding by The Marin Studio is. Barefoot in Vera Wang…I’m adding this bride to my crush list as well as her picture perfect venue The Coral House which looks cozy, warm and homey! Beware, this full gallery will leave you booking a flight!

From The Marin StudioDave and Erin started dating in 2007, which started with a long distance relationship between San Francisco and New York. Two years later, Erin moved to New York to be with Dave and start their life together. They were engaged in 2011 and knew they had to have their intimate wedding in their favorite vacation getaway, Turks and Caicos. They visit for a week there every May, and they always take walks on the beach. Every year they walk by this stunning private house tucked away from all the hotels. It had always caught their interest. After their engagement, they were coincidentally going to Turks the month after. They contacted the Coral House on Grace Bay in Providenciales, met with the villa manager and toured it — and booked it right away. It was the ideal location as the architecture, private beach front location and landscaping were so picturesque that Erin knew she wouldn’t have to do much for decor! They really wanted to have an effortlessly beautiful, simple and casual wedding — surrounded by their friends and family. 

It was the most perfect location for 36 of their closest friends and family. They were married barefoot right before sunset on the beach, which could not have been a more gorgeous location and time. They had rain a few days before, but the rain clouds cleared that day for the most beautiful sunset. Guests sipped on the local rum punch, which was being poured constantly by the amazing staff. Dave’s one request was to have a pig roast BBQ. Luckily the caterer that was recommended to them happened to do pig roasts! They had a local band perform some old classic rock songs mixed in with some local island tunes during cocktail hour, but changed to their own iPod mix for dancing. By the end of the night, people were jumping into the ocean and pool to cool off!

Wedding Photography: Ramin Rahimian of The Marin Studio / Wedding Venue: The Coral House in Turks and Caicos / Wedding Planning: Kim Mortimer / Floral Design: Flowers by Environmental Arts / Catering: The Kissing Fish Catering Company / Wedding Cake: Diane Guess of Cakes to Di For / Paper Goods: Bride & Groom + Mr. Boddington’s Studio / Band: David Bowen / Wedding Dress: Vera Wang / Hair + Makeup: Shenique Higgins of Sheque Perfection / Groom’s Attire: J.Crew