Lesley Ashton Wells & Kevin Martin Tierney

Lesley and Kevin were introduced by a mutual friend in Boston and knew immediately that they had found love. The pair dated for six...

Haniya Orloff & Jake Granoff

The setting was Syracuse University, and from the start, these two exchanged quick-witted banter—Haniya, a feisty gal from New Jersey; Jake, a coiffed lad...

Martha Lee Civitillo & David Hunter Burnham

Though a fierce storm had knocked out electricity in much of Fairfield County, sparks flew for Martha and Dave when they first met through friends in August 2016.

Rhett Andrew Braunschweig & Caroline Richey Arenz

The pair dated for thirteen months before their engagement. Rhett proposed at home to ensure their (now) two miniature dachshunds were a part of the proposal.

Alexandra Rose Kramer & Adam Craig Turkle

The pair first met through a mutual friend while studying at Cornell University. They hit it off and took their relationship through college and into the real world.

Jessica Beatrice Rogers & Grey Donaldson Baker

Jessica and Grey met at Columbia Business School, yet they didn’t begin dating until after school ended and they reconnected at a reunion happy hour.

Alessandra Nicole Screnci & Joshua Michael Ernst

Alessandra and Josh met in Denver, Colorado, where they were serving a ten-month term in the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps.

Tayler Jane Sirabella & Peter Huntington Fox

The couple dated for five years. Peter proposed on his birthday in Chicago by Lake Michigan with a photographer hiding nearby to capture the moment.

Annie Maybell & Taylor Kaiser

Taylor and Annie became friends as undergraduates at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. A year ahead of Taylor in school, Annie graduated before him and returned home to Darien. That was when Taylor made his move—to Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.

Julia Kerr and Justin Avellar

Everyone knows that the secret to falling in love is just taking that first step. For Julia Kerr and Justin Avellar, that first step became a long walk, and the long walk turned into a lifelong commitment to each other.

Nora Catherine Rodriguez & Richard Mansfield Benincasa Jr.

above: The wedding party Nora and Richard both attended Roanoke College, but not at the same time. That’s where fate stepped in. Richard was visiting...

Amanda Peabody Bates & Matthew Gunning Goodro

Amanda and Matthew met while undergraduates at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and remained close friends for a number of years until they finally began dating.

Jennifer Katherine Desrosier & Fan Zhou

On the day of the proposal, Fan was in New York on business; he took a late afternoon flight home to Boston to surprise Jenny. He found his soon-to-be bride curled up on their couch wearing an ugly Christmas sweater and tube socks. A formal proposal was not meant to be. He pulled out the ring and asked her to marry him.

Elizabeth Winn Rider & David Gershon Schiff

David and Liz met in New York City through mutual friends. The pair hit it off and dated for three years, after which David proposed in their Greenwich Village apartment.

Austin Elizabeth Kaytes & Bradford Drew Koeneman

Sunday Funday sure rang true for Austin and Drew when they met at a Sunday brunch party in Washington, D.C. They would go on to share six years of Sundays together before becoming engaged while on a walk along the Hudson River in New York City.

Karen Ann Kelly and Christopher Michael Micka

The couple had been dating for two years when Chris proposed in a somewhat hallmark fashion. He popped the question, literally, with a bottle of Champagne with the four-word query on the bottle’s label and a custom-made ring crafted by Russ Hollander, Master Goldsmith.

Hillary Anne Coleman & Daniel Scott Katz

Hillary and Dan first met at an engagement party at the Delamar Hotel in Greenwich. Hillary recognized Dan from the NYU Law library where they both studied.

Nicoletta Sesta Maria Tucci & Vincent Ernest Rusciano

Like a scene out of a 90s rom-com, Vincent and Nicole first met as teens, racing cars on the backcountry roads of Greenwich. When the two finally came to a stop, Vincent approached Nicole’s window and said, “What do you want?” Her reply? “Your number.”

Kathryn Elizabeth Outlaw and Timothy Neil Lopas

Cupid shot his arrow—OkCupid, that is—and brought Kathryn and Timothy Lopas together.

Jamie Ann Whittendale and Mark William Bergen

Jamie and Will swiped right. After connecting through Tinder in 2013, the two met at the Crab Shell in Stamford for their first date soon after. They’ve been together ever since.

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