How One Dallas Couple Pulled Off an Intimate Wedding That Felt “Like a Frank Sinatra Song”

Sarah Harvey & Michael Newman
October 23, 2021

“I wanted my wedding to feel like a Frank Sinatra song,” says Sarah Harvey of her autumnal nuptials to Michael Newman. Hosted at Fearing’s restaurant in The Ritz-Carlton, her dreamy “garden-inspired dinner party” was one for the ages. A veteran of the wedding industry herself, Sarah knew she wanted an intimate day centered around details that would be special for her and her future spouse. She opted out of a large wedding party, for instance, in favor of “honorary couples” whose marriages the couple admire that preceded her down the aisle. The night ended with a reception lit from the glow of hundreds of tea lights, as the couple danced to the classics with their loved ones—but not before a surprise visit with Jerry Jones, who just so happened to be at the restaurant. For the Dallas Cowboys super-fan bride, it was “definitely a highlight to an already special day.”

Slip Dress

Blush-ing Bride

Sarah chose a 100-inch Sara Gabriel “Julianne” veil with a blusher to accent her Jenny Yoo “Marnie” slip dress.

Open Patio Dinner Party

Al Fresco

Dinner was held al fresco on the Fearing’s open-air patio known as The Ocaso. With only 42 guests in attendance, the intimate affair had the feel of an elegant dinner party.



Guests: 42 

First Dance: “More” by Frank Sinatra


  • Ceremony Site

    The Ritz-Carlton Dallas

  • Reception Site


  • Photographer

    Wilderlove Co.

  • Bridal Gown Designer

    Jenny Yoo

  • Bridal Gown Retailer


  • Hair & Makeup

    Jones Beauty & Co.

  • Groom’s Attire

    Q Custom Clothier

  • Flowers

    David Kimmel Design

  • Stationery

    Southern Fried Paper

  • Catering


  • Music

    Hunter Sullivan

  • Lighting

    Absolute Lighting

  • Wedding Rentals

    La Tavola Fine Linen Rental

  • Wedding Rentals

    Perch Décor

  • Wedding Rentals

    Top Tier Event Rentals

  • Wedding Planner

    Allison & Co. Events

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