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Believing that weddings ought not bring out the bridezilla in each of us, Stone Fox Bride — a high-fashion boutique in Manhattan — was founded on the principle that planning a wedding is also a process of self-discovery. Molly Guy, creative director at SFB, is our source for the nontraditional bride.
Mutual friends introduced us at a bar in Manhattan, and we soon discovered we both enjoy fly fishing and drinking tequila. For our first date, we went to Blue Ribbon Sushi and walked around downtown. We ended up at the now-closed Cafe Lebovitz on Spring Street, and the rest is history, as they say.
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We both have Scottish ancestry and decided to marry there, even though we’re based in New York. To figure out where to wed, we got out a map and picked the point where MacDonald (my maiden name) and McMillan (his last name) overlap. It happened to be a place called the Isle of Mull. We wanted to know we were going to the place where our ancestors lived and perhaps intersected. Hopefully we're not distantly related…