Sante Fe wedding | portrait of bride in an Enzoani wedding gown


Love Story

We live in London, England. Duncan is a native Londoner, and I am from Albuquerque, New Mexico. We met in London and eloped 10 months later. Despite getting officially married without friends and family, we always knew we would have a traditional wedding to celebrate in the future. Just over two years later we decided to celebrate in Santa Fe, where most of my family live. As a native New Mexican, I wanted to share the amazing culture with Duncan's family and friends, and give them a taste of all New Mexico has to offer.

We chose to have our wedding on a Friday in October and invited guests to travel to see the International Balloon Fiesta earlier in the week. Blessed with truly wonderful weather all week, nearly 50 Londoners and guests from around the US made it to Balloon Fiesta with us. In Santa Fe for the wedding, guests were treated to a mariachi parade around the historic city Plaza. We knew this would be a highlight for most guests, but for me it was an important recognition of my family history in Santa Fe.  On the patio at La Fonda on the Plaza, guests experienced a watercolor sunset during cocktail hour while drinking margaritas and gin & tonics in a nod to both of our home cities. A bright red British Royal Mail postbox, straight from the UK, served as the card basket.  Dinner was traditional New Mexican cuisine of green chile enchiladas and carne adovada tamales.

Speeches, laughter and dancing into the night followed on what was a perfect evening for us and all our loved ones. 

~ Tatianna & Duncan

bride and groom smile for picture | bride wearing an Enzoani wedding gown
wedding ceremony setup at Santa Fe wedding venue La Fonda on the Plaza
wedding officiant standing at the alter at the La Fonda on the Plaza
bride putting wedding band on now husband at wedding ceremony at the La Fonda on the Plaza
bride smiling at wedding ceremony | hair and makeup by Genica Lee
bride and groom holding hands at wedding ceremony at the La Fonda on the Plaza
mariachi band | wedding entertainment
mariachi band | wedding entertainment
mariachi band leading bride groom and wedding guests around the block
mariachi band leading the bride and groom around the block
Santa Fe mariachi band playing for wedding
bride and groom posing in downtown Santa Fe market
bride and groom kissing outside at Sante Fe wedding
Sante Fe bridal portrait outside at La Fonda on the Plaza wedding venue
Sante Fe wedding portrait of bride and groom
Sante Fe groom in black tux with burgundy bow tie
blush red and green floral centerpieces for southwestern Santa Fe wedding
classic wedding reception at Sante Fe wedding venue La Fonda on the Plaza
Santa Fe wedding dessert bar with cupcakes cookies and more
Santa Fe bride and groom enjoying first dance
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