Date: August 17, 2008
Ceremony: Their home in L.A.
Reception: Their home in L.A.
Gowns: Couture Zac Posen
Jewelry: Neil Lane
Officiant: Friend and author Wayne Dyer
First Dance: Ribbon in the Sky, Stevie Wonder
Menu: Vegetable Spring Rolls and Mini “beef” sliders
Flowers: Spray and Ecuadoran roses and cafe au lait dahlias
Cake: Vegan Red Velvet cake with creme-cheese Tofutti frosting from baker Sweet Lady Jane
Details: Hand-calligraphed place cards by Ellen’s mom, Betty; Vintage handkerchiefs given to weepy guests before the ceremony; a surprise acoustic performance by Portia’s favorite singers, Joshua Radin.
The intimate dining veranda swagged and drapped in white fabric, giving it a romantic and airy feeling, the wedding gown and suit that looks to be made out of the same bolts of fabric, the intimate family style table with lush roses and tall, thick pillar candles, and the different french country style antique chairs.
Photographs courtesy of People Magazine