I only wanted a short veil at first, but after trying on a chapel-length one, I freaked out and bought two different lengths. They did a great job, super-simple, just a few flowers and down.
Once I was back in the city, we were inseparable.”The two talked about getting married all the time, and after a year and a half of dating, Az asked.“On our first anniversary, we plan on having a larger, religious ceremony in the Hamptons with the rabbi who I grew up with.”After the ceremony, the reception started at p.m. The newlyweds received their guests with Champagne, wine, and special mezcal and tequila mixed drinks.For dinner, appetizers, pastas, mains, and sides were delivered family-style to tables without assigned seating. Farro salad; fava greens; sweet pea, pecorino, and pistachio white asparagus; hazelnuts, farm egg, and Parmigiano fonduta; Belgian endive salad, and foie gras torchon were among the appetizers.“I wasn’t going to wear one initially, but my younger sister Nastasia convinced me to—she told me it would be so stupid not to,” remembers Valentina.“I went by myself to buy one two days before the ceremony.
“Az [Cohen] and I were arranged to meet by mutual friend Leelee Kimmel,” explains Valentina de Weghe, an associate director at Miller, a contemporary art gallery in New York City that focuses on showing influential but underappreciated female artists. Barth’s, and Leelee had been trying to set us up for a whole week.