With This Ring…

WL’s Exclusive Look at Recent Society Weddings


George Chopivsky III and Clara Brillembourg

Easton, MD • June 20, 2009


Photo by David Murray

Photo by David Murray

George is a vice president of Simpson Housing, a Denver-based real estate company with properties in the Washington area. Clara is an associate in the Washington office of the Boston law firm Foley Hoag.  

Ceremony: Ukrainian Orthodox

Reception: More than 400 guests enjoyed the weekend of festivities at “Halcyon,” the bride’s family home on the Eastern Shore, where a vast tented “Midsummer Night’s Dream” theme prevailed along with “intertwined Ukrainian and Venezuelan buffets” and Latin music on the dance floor. Revelry continued at “Le Club,” a barn transformed into a Moroccan disco, until 5 a.m. 

Bridal Gown: Angel Sanchez 

Event Planner: David Tutera and the Sorelle Group

Photographer: David Murray

Guests: Marc and Jacqueline Leland, Bill and Ann Nitze, Lucky Roosevelt, Mary and Mandy Ourisman, and the ambassadors of Argentina, Colombia, Ukraine, and Mexico. 

Honeymoon: Bali, Bangkok, Cambodia, Hong Kong, and Bhutan


Photo by David Murray

Photo by David Murray


Photo by David Murray

Photo by David Murray


Photo by David Murray

Photo by David Murray



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  1. Congratulations Clara and George: it was so wonderful to document your lovely wedding weekend. We are thrilled to have some of those images in Washington Life!

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