Ben Platt even serenaded the couple during their first dance.
Nearly a year after Beanie Feldstein announced her engagement to Bonnie-Chance Roberts, the couple has made it official. The Booksmart star and the producer tied the knot in a camp-themed wedding at Cedar Lakes Estate in Hudson Valley, New York, on May 20, 2023, Vogue reported on June 1, 2023. “It is our happy place together,” Feldstein told the outlet. “I grew up going to summer camp for 10 years, and my parents and both sets of my grandparents met at summer camp, so camp is a lineage of love through the generations of my family. Even though we met in London and fell in love on a film set, to get married at a camp was a truly beautiful emotional homecoming.” The How to Build a Girl star also confirmed the news by posting a carousel of photos, captured by Corbin Gurkin, on Instagram.
The duo kicked off the festivities on Friday, May 19, 2023, with a sweet rehearsal dinner. The Lady Bird actress rocked a floral-appliquéd gown from Rodarte, and she used some of the additional fabric from her dress to create a matching custom headband, Vogue noted. The bride-to-be also accessorized with her mom’s diamond studs and Christian Louboutin platforms. Just like her future wife, Roberts sported a fashionable ensemble for the occasion. She wore a custom tuxedo by Bode, which featured embroidery of the couple’s wedding crest hanging in a hot air balloon among the stars and an engraving of her favorite quote, “And together they touched the sky,” on the sleeve, according to Vogue. To replicate a ‘summer camp’ experience, the pair infused their pre-wedding event with bandana tablecloths, friendship bracelets, and s’mores for dessert.
The following day, the duo traded vows under a canopy of trees adorned with white flowers. They followed a “Jew-ish” ceremony, a term they coined since they didn’t use a rabbi to officiate the vow exchange. Instead, they asked their close friend Charles to do the honors. “His writing took our breath away,” Feldstein said. “He captured us as a couple so brilliantly, and without reading either of our vows, referenced themes and moments reflected in them.” The two also recited handwritten promises. “Reading them for the first time to each other surrounded by everyone we love was the most profound moment of our lives,” the bride reflected.
For her special day, Feldstein sported a long-sleeved lace-embroidered Gucci gown with a sequined bow around the neckline and a sparkly belt. She even drew inspiration from the lace sleeve on her mother’s 1975 wedding dress, Vogue reported. “The thing that absolutely blows me away about the dress is that it is simultaneously incredibly vintage-feeling—it almost feels like they took a dress from 100 years ago and restored it—and also remarkably modern and fresh,” she described. “It is modest yet sexy. The dress is a beautifully complex piece containing multitudes within it. I still cannot believe it’s mine.” She tied her look together with a pair of her great-grandmother’s earrings.
Roberts also tapped Gucci for her wedding-day look. Her ensemble, a pink satin suit, was modeled after a pantsuit that Julia Roberts wore, according to Vogue. “It is absolutely everything we dreamed of and more: stylish, whimsical, unexpected,” Feldstein said. “Bon says she feels like she stepped out of a storybook about a princess in it, and that is the highest compliment she could give! Truly magical.”
After the ceremony, the newlyweds hosted a reception in a barn, which was filled with personal details. According to the publication, every tablecloth was embroidered with the couple’s favorite lyrics from James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, and the Beatles. They also filled the space with images of their dogs, their childhood stuffed animals, the restaurants they love, and symbols of their homes. Right away, they did the hora, followed by speeches from family members. Then, Ben Platt serenaded the couple for their first dance. “We just kept mouthing ‘I love you’ to him while he was singing,” Feldstein recalled. “It was such a special moment.”