September 17, 2022

Leaman & Black Wedding

Very Important People

Bride’s Family

Parents: Cynthia J. and J. Richard Leaman III

Siblings: J. Richard Leaman IV and Hollis Bailey Leaman

Grandparents: Helen Leaman and J. Richard Leaman, Jr



Groom’s Family

Parents: Steven Black, Lyn Black and The Late Debra Black

Siblings: Heather Carson

Grandparents: John and Ann Groves



Matron of Honor: Christina Kahn

Matron of Honor: Laura Quinton

Best Man: Matthew Dunn

The Backstory

Where did you grow up?

 We both grew up in Greenwich, CT.

How did you meet?


Greenwich Academy and Brunswick in 8th grade.

Where did you get engaged?

Squam Lake, New Hampshire

Where are you both working/studying?

Boston area.

Where will you be living as newlyweds?

Newton, MA.

Who’s going to unload the dishwasher?

He cooks, she cleans.

Ceremony and Reception

Wedding Planner: Hannah Elsaesser of Eloquence Events (

Floral Designer: Blush Floral Design 

Wedding Cake Designer: Lulu’s of Scarsdale, NY

Photographer: Collins Nai (@collinsnai)

Hair Stylist: Kelly Novobielski (@kellynovobielski) via Damali Bridal

Location of Ceremony: Leaman Home with piano accompaniment by Randall Acheson

Location of Reception: Belle Haven Club

Band: Starlight Orchestra

Song for First Dance: Cowboy Take Me Away

Song for Bride’s Dance with Father: The Way You Look Tonight (Sinatra)

Song for Bride and Groom’s Last Dance: Wagon Wheel

Wedding Dress Designer: Oscar de la Renta and Monique Lhuillier

Jewelry Designer for Rings: Betteridge Jewelers

Bridesmaids Dresses: Amsale

Groomsmen Attire: Brunello Cucinelli

Mother of the Brides Dress Designer: Carolina Herrera

Mother of the Groom Dress Designer: Marchesa

Getaway Plan: Puerto Rico

Honeymoon Plans: Maldives TBD