For actress Jackie Cruz, the most important wedding detail was her guests. “I wanted to be surrounded by the people I love most,” she says. On August 28, 2020, the actress, who is best known for her role as Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales on the hit Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black,” wed artist and fiancé Fernando Garcia surrounded by just 12 guests at El Coste, a seafood restaurant in Oaxaca, Mexico.
“I fell in love with the welcoming spirit of the venue,” she says. “It reminded me of Blue Hawaii—I’m a big fan of Elvis Presley—and it had the old school vintage vibe I was looking for.”
With a vision of simplicity, Jackie and Fernando followed a monochromatic white color scheme and even asked their guests to dress in the hue. They tied the knot in the rain, sipped on housemade Mezcal, dined on Mexican ceviche, and danced well into the night. “Small and tender…no stress,” adds the bride.
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