Carmen Suzette Rainey & Brandon Thomas Brown

Carmen and Brandon tied the knot at The Locale on March 12, 2022.

Carmen and Brandon Brown with their wedding party at their ceremony and reception venue, The Locale.

March 12, 2022 // Ceremony and Reception at The Locale

Carmen says her and Brandon’s relationship is built on love and laughter, and it was important to the couple that their wedding day encapsulate both core qualities. The pair was married by the bride’s father in front of all their family and friends. Guests were then led into the reception by the wedding band in a Mardi Gras-style second line, setting the tone for the rest of the evening. The wedding colors — blush, gold, black and ivory — were incorporated into the lighting and decor as guests enjoyed an elegant cocktail hour, extravagant dinner and dancing well into the night.

Parents Of The Bride Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey T. Rainey Parents Of The Groom Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Brown Photographer D. Ladd Photography Wedding Dress Bella’s Bridal and Formal in Birmingham, Ala.; The Clothes Tree by Deborah in Birmingham, Ala. Decor & Florals Debbie Hartley Bouquets & Boutonnières LUSH Hair Dorsae Holmes of Sage Salon in Hoover, Ala. Makeup Queenbeat Michelle Caterer CC’s Classic Catering, LLC Wedding Cake Flour Girls Bakery Band DJ Tech; Jukebox Brass Band Invitations Margo & Bees

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