Catherine Laine Sowell and Layne Adair Deutscher Jr. joined hands and hearts in holy matrimony the evening of June 24, 2017 at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. Reverend Pamela Theodore officiated the ceremony. A reception of dining and dancing followed at The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. The Georgia Bridgewater band played at the reception. The first song the newlyweds danced to was “Someone Like You,” by Van Morrison. Sarah Kate | Photographer was on hand to capture lasting memories of the wedding and reception. The parents of the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner on the eve of the wedding at The Joule Hotel.
The bride is the daughter of Jim and Betsy Sowell of Dallas. The groom is the son of Emily Deutscher and Layne Deutscher Sr., also of Dallas.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She was escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. She wore a strapless, mermaid gown by Vera Wang. Laine wore her grandmother’s wedding band as well as her mother’s, in homage to the two women who meant so much to her.
Assisting the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Amy Sowell. Her bridesmaids included Jacqueline Meacham, McBride Macatee, Kellye McDade, Claire Cavender, Georgie Ferrell, Elizabeth Adams, Katie Burford, Casey Brundage, and Martha Henry. Among the members of the house party were Erica Hubble, Clare Bailey, Casey Gribble, and Hilary Mundinger. Caroline Elizabeth Sowell was the flower girl.
Attending the groom as best man was Dietrich Riepen. His groomsmen included Colt Deutscher, Read Deutscher, Will Andrews, Robert Lovett, Bob Satcher, Sam Stribling, Max Schwartz, Brian Sone, James Warburton, and Captain Johnny Todd. Kyle Dowds, Kyle Kirby, and Tom Blanc served as ushers.
The bride is a graduate of Highland Park High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in communication studies from The University of Texas. Laine is an assistant event planner for Mathes & Co.
The groom is also a graduate of Highland Park High School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. Layne is an associate at CR3 Partners.
Following their wedding trip to Maui, Hawaii, the couple have made their home in Preston Hollow.