A Lifetime of Memories Were Made at an Intimate Wedding in Magnolia

By Bernie Rodgers | January 11, 2021 | People

Gloucester-ElopementPhotography001373.jpgNikolas and Ashley, who were engaged a total of one year and nine months due to the pandemic.

September 26, 2020

Ceremony & Reception: Private Home

Although they met in middle school, Ashley Calcagno and Nikolas Amicone waited until their 20s to switch from acquaintances to admirers after an impromptu online message. Four years later, the pair planned their wedding as an intimate family affair amid the pandemic. “Nik’s father graciously offered his beautiful home in Magnolia to host us. It was very special, because we’ll always have great memories of our wedding each time we visit,” says Ashley.

Gloucester-ElopementPhotography002193-0001.jpg The groomsmen, which included Nikolas’ 4-year-old son, Leo.

While the setting was enough to make her swoon, the bride’s most memorable moment was when Nikolas’ 4-year-old son, Leo, greeted her with gusto, melting her into a fountain of tears. From there, the party of 40 guests enjoyed a dinner of Chilean sea bass and steak filets atop a French banquet-style table spanning 50 feet.

Gloucester-ElopementPhotography002399-0001.jpgThe couple chose to dine with a French banquet-style table, which expanded 50 feet on the upper deck of the home and overlooked the water.


Bride’s Gown Pronovias, cristinasbridal.com

Bride’s Shoes Nina Shoes, ninashoes.com

Bride’s Hair Gina Capano, maneandmani.com

Bride’s Makeup Blushed by Tasha Bernabel

Groom’s & Groomsmen’s Tuxes Armani, giblees.com

Rings Long’s Jewelers, longsjewelers.com

Florals Tina Celona, petalandink.com

Catering & Cake Timothy S. Hopkins Catering, tshcatering.com

Invitations Minted, minted.com

Entertainment Anthony Arone, fcweddings.com

Tags: wedding

Photography by: Carly Michelle Photography