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These Brides Met Because of Beyoncé and Had the Most Epic Wedding

Yani and Divinity met because of Beyoncé. Yep, the Beyoncé. They met while both were a part of the Beyoncé Experience, Beyoncé’s third concert tour, with Yani as a dancer and Divinity as the musical director of her all-female band. When Queen Bey is involved in your love story, it sets the bar pretty high for the wedding day, but this celebration did not disappoint.

Captured by Studio A Images, Yani and Divinity exchanged vows at the Liberty House in Jersey City, with the epic Manhattan skyline as their backdrop. The brides coordinated beautifully in Lee Petra Grebenau-designed looks — Divinity in chic jumpsuit with an epic cape, and Yani in a gorgeous ball gown silhouette with a plunging v-neck.

While on tour around the world, Japan had a special place in the couple’s heart and they incorporated origami in many of their details — from the invitation, to the place cards to the cake, the latter of which also gave nod to their beloved Manhattan with a skyline detail on the bottom tier.

The morning of the wedding, Divinity woke up without a voice. But she was determined to find a way to say her vows (which she did after resting her voice all morning) and also surprising Yani with a mini performance during the reception. Together for 12 years and they marked their union in the most beautiful and unique-to-them ways that made the day personal and special.

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Wedding Vendors

Photography: Studio A Images

Venue: Liberty House

Planning: Two Kindred Planners

Floral Design: Bride & Blossom

Dress Designer: Lee Petra Grebenau

Lighting: Pegasus Productions

String Quartet: Sterling Strings

DJ: Amore Querida

Musician: Ivan Lianes

Dress Salon: SPINA Bride

Shoes: Nicholas Kirkwood

Shoes: Sophia Webster

Divinity's Makeup: Aced Faces

Divinity's Hair: Tar Baby Hair Design

Yani's Makeup: Kat Nejat-Thompson

Yani's Hair: Lindsay Block Style

Cake Design: Palermo's Bakery

Donut Wall: Off The Wall Donuts

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