The bride is the daughter of Ty and Bonita Hopkins of Kaplan and Phillip and Melissa Vincent of Houston, Texas. The groom is the son of Mark and Annette Fontenot of Ville Platte.
The church was beautifully decorated with pew markers of burnt orange-colored roses and calla lilies accented with eggplant-colored ribbons.
Given in marriage by her father and step-father, the bride was radiant in her elegant, ivory-colored strapless, fit and flare gown. The ruched gown featured a sweetheart neckline made of silk taffeta and was adorned with hand-beaded lace applique. The gown featured a pleated ruffle on one side with a hint of tulle for a unique twist. The gown was accented with a chapel-length train. The bride wore pearl jewelry to complete her look.
The bride carried a bouquet of ivory-colored roses and calla lilies. A rosary given to her by the groom was entwined into the bouquet.
Leslie LeMaire of Kaplan, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor for the special occasion. She wore an eggplant-colored gown with pearl accessories and carried a bouquet of roses and lilies.
Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Fontenot, sister of the groom; Amanda Landry, Kate Herpin, Nicole Vidalier, Michelle Broussard, Ashley Himel, Hannah LeMaire and Laina Vincent. Junior bridesmaids were Abbie and Ansley Babaz.
Joel Coldiron of Ville Platte served as best man for the afternoon ceremony.
Groomsmen were Jeff Thevenot, Steven Bellelo, Tommy Manuel, Scott Soileau, Dustin Vidrine, Tony Aswell, Jacob Fusilier and Mike LeMaire. Ethan LeMaire, nephew of the bride, served as junior groomsman.
Flower girl was Olivia LeMaire, neice of the bride; and ring bearer was Andrew Fay, nephew of the groom.
Ushers were Dr. Brandon Fontenot, Christopher Vidrine and Doug Perron.
For her daughter’s special day, the bride’s mother selected an eggplant-colored formal gown with matching pearl necklace, earrings and bracelet.
The groom’s mother chose an ice-blue-colored formal gown accented with a blue crystal brooch. She wore matching crystal earrings and bracelet to complete her attire.
A reception followed at The Warehouse in Rayne. The hall was accented with green ferns surrounding the bridal table and eloquent arrangements of burnt-orange-colored roses, ivory-colored calla lilies and greenery placed on the guest tables.
The groom’s cake was decorated in an LSU theme with an LSU football helmet and other LSU items.
Following a wedding trip to Maui, Hawaii, the couple has made their home in Baton Rouge.