Southern Warmth Meets French Elegance

Photo: Courtesy of Elisabeth Millay/Martha Stewart Weddings.
When French banker Adrien Barbe moved to the States, he had no idea he would be meeting his future wife in a New York minute. A mutual friend introduced the “cute, charming Parisian boy” to photographer Catherine Isaac. There was a five-year age difference between the couple. But, after a first date, they realized that age was only a number and fell in love.
On May 17, 2014, more than 100 guests gathered at the Magnolia Plantation Carriage House in Charleston, South Carolina, to celebrate Adrien and CJ’s nuptials. A Tennessee native, CJ created an elegant celebration that she describes as “Southern charm spiced with French flair.”