Gossip Girl’s Jason Gotay married Michael Hartung in matching ivory suits and Dr. Martens sneakers


Jason Gotay of Gossip Girl marries Michael Hartung

HOLTZ / COURTESY BRIDES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

Gossip Girl Star Jason Gotay and fiance Michael Hartung wanted to focus on celebrating their big day with friends and family, so they kept their October 25 wedding small and simple. They planned a “raised backyard ceremony,” and served pizza and s’mores and even wore matching white leather Dr. Martens sneakers instead of dress shoes.

“Our vision was ivory costumes that would reference the traditional color worn by a bride and make us stand out among the lush green surroundings and the deep and rich fall color palette of our families,” said the couple. Brides. “We were styled by our dear friend and brilliant artist Stephanie Tricola, who helped us create a monochrome look featuring Hugo Boss costumes. Modern touches like a Dr. Martens white leather sneaker helped the look. to feel fresh and contemporary while remaining formal and sophisticated. “

Gossip Girl & # x002019; s Jason Gotay Marries Michael Hartung

Jason Gotay of Gossip Girl marries Michael Hartung

HOLTZ / COURTESY BRIDES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

Gotay and Hartung (who met in 2014 when they were both picked Peter Pan Live on NBC) also visited Tracie Martyn’s much-loved spa to get her famous red carpet facial before their big day.

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“Jason’s hair was cut and styled by Madion Russo at the David Ryan Salon, with Michael’s hair by Marty Thomas and the beard by Barba Grooming Boutique,” ​​they added.

Gossip Girl & # x002019; s Jason Gotay Marries Michael Hartung

Jason Gotay of Gossip Girl marries Michael Hartung

HOLTZ / COURTESY BRIDES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

The couple got married in Memphis, New York, and hired wedding planner Jason Mitchell Kahn to help make their special day go smoothly.

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“The wishes were moving,” a source told PEOPLE, adding that the small open-air place looked like an “oasis in the forest” – and that many tears were shed by those present.

Gossip Girl & # x002019; s Jason Gotay Marries Michael Hartung

Jason Gotay of Gossip Girl marries Michael Hartung

HOLTZ / COURTESY BRIDES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

After cocktail hour, the source said, the married couple formed a circle with their guests and joined in spreading love before the party started in a “magnificent barn”.

The source added: “It has been a magical day.

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The couple announced their engagement on Instagram in January. Sharing pictures of their engagement rings, Gotay wrote: “GUESS WHAT”.

“Surprising someone you are with 24/7 is difficult,” Hartung said captioned his own post filled with the same photos. “BUT IT’S WORTH THE COST!”

Gossip Girl & # x002019; s Jason Gotay Marries Michael Hartung

Jason Gotay of Gossip Girl marries Michael Hartung

HOLTZ / COURTESY BRIDES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

In August Gotay wrote an essay for Brides detailing the couple’s love story and how they were “planning the wedding of our dreams”.

“We want a ‘sophisticated backyard wedding’ that will be elegant and beautiful, but more importantly, a real party with s’mores around the bonfire and dancing under the stars,” he wrote. “I can’t wait to marry the love of my life.”

Days before their ceremony, Gotay shared a black-and-white image of the couple holding each other affectionately.

“I will marry this man in 10 days,” he wrote. “I think I am the happiest I have ever been.”

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