A bejeweled reception dress, pink bow tie, and a natural updo that took our breath away at this Maryland wedding #Real Weddings: Northeast US#couples of color#maryland#natural hair October 13 2015 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Lola Snaps Photography Photos by Lola Snaps Photography Meroë and Ghislain spent much of their relationship at a distance, but it was all worth it when the culmination is their amazing spark and this chic Maryland wedding with the bride's amazing updo and colorful reception dress, and the groom's adorable pink bow tie. Their guests came from all over (Cameroon, Niger, France, England, and Canada) to share in the magic. Grab some champers and take a peek at these two elegant love birds at their Maryland wedding. Just wait until you see the emotional response to their vows. Vendors Venue: Private Residence in Accokeek, MD • Photography: Lola Snaps Photography • Shoes: Steve Madden • Groom's Tux: Men's Warehouse • Groom's Shoes: Stacy Adams • Cake Designer: Cupcakes by Patrick • Caterer: Modaland Catering • Invitation designer, event/decor coordinator, and flowers: Entyse Lyfe Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Jess & Simon's colour-bomb, sparkle motion, foodie wedding NEXT Remix your wedding DJ experience with Atlanta's Amp'd Entertainment (AND take advantage of the coolest special offer ever) Show/Hide comments [ 7 ] HER HAIR. 11 agree Reply oh my goodness. such a beautiful/handsome couple! 4 agree Reply The woman in the orange hat!! Loving it! 2 agree Reply Dayum, some gorgeous people in this wedding. Looks like it was a great party and a beautiful celebration! Also now I want to try champagne with maraschino cherries… 2 agree Reply What a gorgeous wedding! I love the variety of dresses in the "ladies of the wedding party" photo, different colorful dresses always looks so fab. Reply A beautiful couple and her hair is amazing. I love his expression in the last picture though. "What the heck is this and why am I holding it?" Reply Wow. Such a beautiful and vibrant couple. They look so happy. And yes, the hair ! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.