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Planning a wedding, soup-to-nuts, is a hard enough ordeal, but when you've got Shira and Sam Wheeler in charge of it all, things tend to work out in a shipshape fashion — literally. For Shira, managing director at design studio RoAndCo, and Sam, director at design studio Aux Armes, planning a visual feast for their guests was just another day on the job. Their salvaged-meets-vintage aesthetic parlayed perfectly into their boat-top aboard The Peking at the South Street Seaport — with both Shira and Sam in custom-made getups. With friends, family, and loads of streamers at their side, check out the photos that'll guarantee
you get lovesick, not seasick.
Photo: Ingalls Photo/Courtesy of Shira
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