This Wedding Was Filled with Romantic Moments and Nods to Family—See Them All!

Marco Vivian & Matthew Warren
March 20, 2021

Grooms Matthew Warren and Marco Vivian have been “inseparable ever since” the fates of online dating brought them together on March 20, 2018. They planned to tie the knot exactly two years later but were forced to delay their celebration in the face of COVID. “It was a really tough time for us because we had put so much passion, time, and love into that moment,” says Matthew. In order to keep their sentimental March 20 wedding date, the couple held a Mexican-influenced reception on Saturday and exchanged vows the previous afternoon. Splitting the celebrations allowed for guests and newlyweds alike to slow down and enjoy each moment—like Matthew singing John Legend’s “All of Me” to Marco as he ascended the aisle. Remembers Marco: “It was beautiful and magical.”

Marco and Matt's Portrait of Matching Tuxedos

Thinking Pink

“I wanted something to set the mood for the reception,” says Matthew, who, after an extensive search, found these Tom Ford–inspired pink velvet blazers that fit the bill.

Marco & Mat Wedding Cake

Have Your Cake

Matthew, an avid baker, researched cake designs for months, ultimately landing on an eclectic style dotted with natural florals and fruits. Dallas Affaires Cake Co. brought the look to life, with each tier made in a different flavor—including Mexican chocolate with Kahlua filling and champagne with fresh-sliced strawberries—to appeal to guests’ varied tastes.


  • Ceremony Site

    Marty Leonard Community Chapel

  • Photographer

    Rebecca Langford Photography

  • Grooms’ Attire

    Men’s Wearhouse

  • Makeup

    J Anthony MUA

  • Reception Site

    La Puertita at Joe T. Garcia’s

  • Flowers

    Dr Delphinium Designs & Events

  • Stationery


  • Cake

    Dallas Affaires Cake Co.

  • Catering

    Joe T. Garcia’s

  • Ceremony Music

    Rebecca Cordes

  • Reception Music

    DJ Gus Garza

  • Videographer

    Hello Beautiful Films

  • Wedding Rentals

    Party Rent DFW

  • Wedding Planners

    Lorraine Tomas Weddings

  • Weddings Officiant

    Gina Biddle

  • Additional Vendors

    Wedding Helper Studio

  • Additional Vendors

    Gucci (Matt’s shoes)

  • Additional Vendors

    Christian Louboutin (Marco’s shoes)

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