The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fady Philip Bassily of Georgetown, S.C. She wore an ivory strapless, floor-length gown with a short train. The dress had a low back, was fitted to the waist and had many pick-ups that ran from the waist to the floor. The dress was by Romona Keveza. Her flowers were a textured bouquet of ivory garden roses, lisianthus, astilbe, scabiosa and dahlias accented with purple allium, hand-tied with ivory silk ribbon and accented with pearl pins.
The matron of honor was the sister of the bride, Amy Bassily Skipper of Charleston, S.C. The brides attendants were Alex Chastain of Columbia, S.C., Courtney Delaney of Columbia; Kelly Daves of Columbia; Alicia Henneberry of Bethesda, Md.; Karen Petit of Charleston; niece of the groom, Sarah Pressley of Aberdeen, N.C.; sister of the groom, Kely Watts of Chickamauga; and niece of the groom, Ashley Watts of Chickamauga. The attendants wore mocha color strapless, knee-length Nicole Miller dresses, and their flowers were hand-tied bouquets of deep purple to plum dahlias, purple stock, and plum snapdragons tied with ribbon to match the girls dresses.
The flower girls were Morgan Taylor of Chickamauga and Shelby Taylor of Chickamauga, both nieces of the groom.
The groom is the son of Barbara Jewel Pressley of Atlanta, and David James Pressley of Georgetown, Ky. The best man was the father of the groom.
The groomsmen were the brother of the bride, Christian Bassily of Charleston; Jeff Beagles of Chickamauga; Brett Bomar of LaFayette; Hollis Hood of Albany; Matt Lane of Nashville, Tenn.; Victor Miltiades of Smyrna; nephew of the groom, Zach Pressley of Aberdeen; Stephen Sines of Palm City, Fla.; brother-in-law of the bride, Chris Skipper of Charleston; and Rick Solmon of Chickamauga.
The groomsmen wore black tuxedos. The ringbearers were Zach Pressley of Charleston, and Alex Skipper of Charleston, both nephews of the bride.
The mother of the bride wore a floor-length, multi-layered gold gown. The mother of the groom wore a floor-length, chocolate-brown gown.
The bride was given away by her father, Fady Philip Bassily.
The wedding design and artistry was done by Sarah Jeffers Beauchene of Center It Designs Event Artistry. The vocalist was Michele Russell, and the harpist was Diana Myers. Readers were Chip Rominger of Ringgold, and Nikki Wood of Charleston. Program attendants were Leigh Limehouse of Charleston, and Mary Beth DiNunzio of Charleston.
A reception followed at The Lagare Waring House at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston. The hosts were Mr. and Mrs. Fady Philip Bassily. The cake was beautifully designed by Ashley Bakery, a square, four-tiered cake. Atop the cake sat a family heirloom cake top from the brides mothers family. Entertainment was by The Tony Howard Band.
A wonderful bridal luncheon for the bride and her bridesmaids was hosted by Ellen Fay Bassily, mother of the bride. The luncheon was held at High Thymes on Sullivans Island. The couple will reside in Mount Pleasant, after their honeymoon to Australia.
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