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A fashion house bride designed two dresses for her Ballyfin wedding

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Kate Wasserbach, the owner and creative director of Abel Honor New York, has always had a passion for fashion, and her dream of designing her own wedding dress finally became a reality when she got married to her business partner and high school sweetheart, Travis Moore.

The wedding took place at the picturesque Ballyfin Demesne, a Relais en Chateau, in Ireland, surrounded by breathtaking countryside views. Click here to see the full gallery of photos by Katherine Marchand and Semina Bildik, and keep scrolling to hear more about how the bride and destination wedding planner Waterlily Weddings brought the entire day together.

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The bride poured all of her industry expertise into designing two custom gowns

Kate has had an impressive career in the fashion industry, working with top brands such as Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, and Michael Kors. However, designing her own wedding dress was a new challenge for her, and she took all her expertise and poured it into creating the perfect gown for her special day. The end result was nothing short of stunning-- two custom Abel Honor New York dresses that were the epitome of elegance and creativity.

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Having a creative partner for the design process helped bring the fairytale dresses to life

To bring her vision to life, Kate teamed up with Geri Gerard, an industry legend who has designed for numerous celebrities and specializes in couture. The two worked closely together to create a dress that was a perfect representation of Kate's personal style, from the design process to the fabric sourcing. It was a surreal experience for both designers, and the result was a dress that was fit for a fairy tale.

The bridal party, including the women's gowns and men's tuxedos, were also all custom Abel Honor New York, creating a cohesive and beautiful look for the event.

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Top-notch services and no shortage of activities kept guests taken care of and entertained

During the event, the guests were treated to top-notch services and a range of outdoor activities, including horseback riding, archery, clay shooting, and falconry, making the wedding a truly unforgettable experience for all.

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The edgy elegance of the reception design brought a unique element to the day

Kate's wedding was a true testament to her design skills and creativity. She proved that with hard work and imagination, it's possible to create a wedding that is truly magical and unique. The entire event was a celebration of love and fashion, with the stunning wedding dresses taking center stage and showcasing the beauty and talent of the Abel Honor New York brand.

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