Laura Suzanne Gandy and Michael William Edward Wells were married at Camp Minnowbrook in Lake Placid, N.Y. on August 13, 2016. Judge Dean Dietrich officiated the garden ceremony. A cocktail hour was followed by dining and dancing under the tent to the New York City band, Broadway Project. The couple danced their first dance to “Harvest Moon” by Neil Young. A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the parents of the groom, was held on the eve of the wedding at Smoke Signals in downtown Lake Placid.
The bride is the daughter of Susan and Woodrow Gandy of Bluffview. She is the granddaughter of Doris Tuffly of Dallas. The groom is the son of Melinda and C. Edward Wells of University Park.
The bride was presented in marriage by her parents. She was escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. Laura wore a Monique Lhuillier Sugarfina candlelight ballgown with sweetheart neckline and matching long veil. The bride created the wedding and engagement rings for the couple.
Assisting the bride as maid of honor was Elizabeth Sands. Her bridesmaids included Morgan Cromartie, Britt England, Anna Nearburg, Taryn Solomon, and Shannon Zarkovacki. Eloise Coleman, the groom’s niece, was the flower girl.
Attending the groom as best man was his brother, Jeff Wells. His groomsmen included Jack Boeing, Nash Harloe, Tom Hixon, and Ben Meyer. The ring bearer was Oliver, the couple’s Golden Retriever.
The bride is a graduate of the Episcopal School of Dallas. She received a Bachelor of Science from Clemson University. Laura is the owner of Laura Gandy Jewelry.
The groom is also a graduate of the Episcopal School of Dallas. He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. Michael is employed in the finance industry.
Following their wedding trip to Tanzania, Africa, the couple have made their home in San Francisco.