Jeremy Michael Umansky and Alexandra Elizabeth LaValle were married in a private ceremony Sept. 19 in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y. Guests included the couple’s parents and four close friend who acted as witnesses. The ceremony was officiated by Collette McGuire.
The bride is the daughter of Brian and Francine Stanley and Robert and Connie LaValle, all of Norman.
The groom is the son of Daniel and Joanne Umansky, Milwaukee, Wis.
The bride wore an ivory, organic sundress by Edun. For something new, the bride wore a necklace made from a brooch found at Pippin Vintage Jewelry. For something blue, the bride was gifted a blue garter from her sister-in-law. For something borrowed, the bride wore a pair of her mother’s pearl earrings.
The bride’s flowers were chosen and bought by her husband at the Union Square Green Market in Manhattan and consisted of zinnias, the flowers her husband used to hand-pick for her from the farm he worked on, cockscomb, snap dragons and various wild flowers. The bridal party bouquets were assembled by the bride’s close friend, Lacey Lee Swanson.
Serving as bridesmaids and witnesses were Lacey Lee Swanson, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Annabel Simpson of Manhattan, N.Y.
Serving as groomsmen and witnesses were John Swanson and Clinton Fuller, both of Brooklyn.
Ring bearer was the couple’s 11-month-old rescued puppy, Baba Ganoush.
The ceremony was followed by a patio dinner at Flatbush Farm in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The bride made the cupcakes for the reception.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Norman North High School. She is a 2009 graduate of The Culinary Institute of America with an associate of occupational studies degree in culinary arts. She is employed at Whole Foods Market as a chef.
The groom is a 2001 graduate of Solon High School. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and also is employed at Whole Foods Market as a chef.
Following a honeymoon trip to Bar Harbor, Maine, the couple resides in Brooklyn.