Ashleigh Belmont Chiaviello and Trevor Ross Johnson exchanged sacred wedding vows July 11, 2015 at Church of the Incarnation. Father Robert Johnston III officiated their 6:30 p.m. service, which was followed by a reception at the Dallas Museum of Art. Music for the bride’s processional was “Trumpet Voluntary” by Jeremiah Clarke, and for the recessional – “Hornpipe, from Water Music” by George Frideric Handel with ceremony music performed by the organist, Scott Dettra. Reception guests enjoyed a cocktail hour with passed canapes before the couple was formally introduced to those assembled. They soon took to the dance floor for “Something” by The Beatles, performed by the Ice House Band, for their first dance together as husband and wife. Frosted Art Bakery created the gorgeous bride’s and groom’s cakes for the wedding. The bride’s 4-tiered cake was created to mirror the ruffle on the back of her wedding gown. A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the parents of the groom, was held Friday, July 10, at the Crescent Club and a wedding brunch was hosted by both the bride’s and groom’s parents on Sunday, July 12 at the Mansion on Turtle Creek.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Chiaviello Jr. of Halifax, Mass., formerly of Highland Park. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Robert M. Chiaviello Sr. and the late Mrs. Robert M. Chiaviello Sr. of Beaufort, S.C. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alexander G. B. Radcliffe of Vero Beach, Fla.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy J. Johnson of Shreveport, La. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Boyd Johnson from Homer, La. and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Sweedar of Shreveport.
The bride was presented in marriage by her parents. She was escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. Ashleigh wore an Oscar de la Renta silk mikado trumpet gown with ruched bodice and exaggerated ruffled back from Neiman Marcus Downtown. Her silk tulle veil for the ceremony was an heirloom one worn by the bride’s maternal great-grandmother and maternal grandmother. She carried a pave bouquet of garden and tea roses, lisianthus, orchids, and other delicate blooms in shades of cream, ivory and blush pink bound in ivory satin ribbon finished with a pearl closure, by Jackson Durham. Assisting the bride as maid of honor was her sister Elizabeth Mooar Chiaviello. Bridesmaids included Stephanie Gail Houle, My-Linh Lynn LeDinh, Lindsey Spotts Rivera, Athena Ann Stringi, and Jessica Dole Verdi. Among the members of the house party were Mia Imperatore Acciardo, Betsy Lawrence Gell, Hayley Hightower Louden, and Caitlin Elizabeth Mabry. Sophia Mary Chiaviello was flower girl. Scripture readers were Cage Talbird Brewer and Robert Whitten Brewer, cousins of the bride, and David Thomas Yancey.
Attending the groom as best man was his brother Matthew Ballard Johnson. Groomsmen included his brothers Jordan Sweedar Johnson and Spencer Caleb Johnson; William Hart Grozinger; Kemerton Dean Hargrove; and Slade Etheridge Walker. Ushers were Thomas Clay Gaiennie, Harry Stafford Johnson, Benjamin James Martin, Randolph Robert Smith, Alston Lyons Walker, and Phillip Walter Youngberg Jr. Philip William Chiaviello was the ring bearer.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Highland Park High School. In 2006 she received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Roanoke College in Salem, Va., where she was also a member of Phi Mu Sorority. Ashleigh is a senior merchandise planner, for ladies’ designer shoes at Neiman Marcus.
The groom is a 2005 graduate of Caddo Parish Magnet High School in Shreveport. In 2009 he received a Bachelor of Science in finance from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., where he was also a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. The groom received a Masters of Science in accounting from the University of Dallas in 2015. He is currently working towards a CPA while working at PlainsCapital Bank as an assistant vice president of loan review.
Following their wedding trip to Portugal, the couple have made Dallas their home.