We are so excited to share with you this romantic Hartley Botanica Somis wedding of Meghan and Darren!
their adorable love story
Darren and Meghan first met on her track & field recruiting visit to Bucknell University in the winter of 2008. Darren invited her out with the track team, where they spent the whole night talking and dancing. Five months later when Meghan first arrived at Bucknell, they picked right up where they left off! When Darren graduated in 2009, he got a job in southern Pennsylvania and continued to visit Meghan at Bucknell every weekend the next three years. After Meghan graduated in 2012, they moved across country to California so Meghan could pursue her graduate degree in physics.
In August 2015, nearly seven years after they began dating, they took a vacation to the island of Maui with Darren’s family. On a hot afternoon hike through an old lava field that ended on a black and white sand beach, Darren popped the question. Meghan was completely surprised!
the wedding day
Meghan and Darren’s gorgeous Cartier engagement and wedding rings
Meghan, you were simply stunning.
Getting ready was a blast with their awesome bridal party
And their wedding ceremony was so moving
The perfect first kiss as husband and wife
Meghan and Darren, it was so easy to capture a couple so in love!
Love this! So adorable.
Their moving first dance
The mother and son dance – this always brings a tear to my eyes.
A perfect evening
Meghan and Darren, we are so honored to have gotten to know you both, capture your love story and wedding day. It was a beautiful celebration. Congratulations to you both! May God richly bless you and your love and your adventures to come!
With all our love,
The DPARK Family
Check out their gorgeous engagement here!
Somis wedding vendors
- photo | D. Park Photography | @dparkphoto
- venue | Hartley Botanica | 4465 Balcom Canyon Rd, Somis, CA 93066 | @hartleybotanica
- planner | Karen LaForteza of Bella Dia Weddings | @belladiaweddingsinc
- dj | Vox DJs | @voxdjs
- officiant | Kristin Neese of Seaside Ceremonies | @seasideceremoniesbykn
- video | Buckley Videography | @buckley_videography
- florals | Unique Floral Designs | @uniquefloraldesigns
- hair/makeup | Bliss Bridal Beauty | @blissbridalbeauty
- caterer | Command Performance | @commandperformancecatering
- cake | Skiff’s Cakes | @skiffscakes
- live music | Gemini Strings | @ocstringensemble
- invites | Elegant Wedding Invites | @elegantweddinginvites
- transportation | Riz Transportation
- gown | Allure Bridals | @allurebridals
- shoes | Menbur | @menbur
- jewelry | Grandma’s Pearls Restrung
- rings | Cartier | @cartier
- bridesmaids | Jenny Yoo | @jennyyoonyc
- man of honor attire | ASOS | @asos
- groomsmen attire | Jos. A Bank | @josabank
- colors | green, pink, white
- theme | garden, florals