Caroline Nicole Pinkston and William Bradford “Ford” Binning were joined in marriage Aug. 15, 2015 at Highland Park United Methodist Church. Their ceremony was officiated by Doctor John Fiedler. A reception followed at the Dallas Country Club. Downtown Fever provided music and entertainment for the reception. The magnificent cakes were designed by Dallas Affairs. The parents of the groom hosted the rehearsal dinner at the Crescent Club on the eve of the wedding. John Cain Photography captured all the magical moments on film for posterity and wedding videography was provided by ProEdit Productions.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Philip Pinkston of University Park. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Ernest Pinkston Jr., Mr. Frederik J. Hekking, and the late Mrs. Dorothy Brown Hekking and the late Mr. Kenneth Lloyd Brown.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Jay Binning of Oklahoma City. He is the grandson of Ms. Virginia Segrato Wood, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Wood Jr., Mr. Gene Hitchock Binning, and the late Mrs. Bette Finese Binning.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. Caroline chose a Pnina Tornai Sweetheart Mermaid gown in silk organza from Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City. Its mermaid silhouette featured a sweetheart neckline with a natural waist in silk organza with a romantic lace overlay. She completed her look with a Peter Langner tulle silk veil with organza trim and a chapel-length train. Bridesmaid dresses were from Bella and hair and make-up was by Maitee Miles. Flowers were from The Garden Gate. Musicians for the wedding ceremony were Festival Brass of Dallas, the organist was Bradley Reznicek and the soloist was Callie Nixon.
Assisting the bride was her maid of honor, Catherine Walker Brim. Her bridesmaids included Kelly Eileen Anthony, Mary Ilene Binning, Sara Alison Carabasi, Stephanie Michele Dona, Kelly Binning Ongena, Sarah Elizabeth Requa, Betty Grace Roberts, Anna Christina Russel, and Jennifer Jamie Spivack. Among the members of the house party were Jennie Octavia Malone, Sarah Jane Pinkston, Lily Baldwin Toland, Elizabeth Minton Yates, and Katherine Parker Zimmer.
Attending the groom was his best man Christopher Mitchell Meyers. His groomsmen included Joseph Walter Bugg, George Thomas Harwood, John Paul Horace Herald, Wesley Nathaniel Holloway, Robert Barnard Kupchynsky, Richard William Lange, Cameron Patrick Ongena, Scott Philip Pinkston Jr., and Alexander Dalton Woodward. Serving as ushers were Oliver John Allnatt, Ted William Densmore III, Earnest Joh Kristofer Jauregui, Travis Burns Jones, Ryan Bogage Kimble, Steven Briggs Mitchell, and Christopher Harris Nash.
The bride is a graduate of Highland Park High School. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in real estate finance with a minor in economics upon graduating cum laude from SMU Cox School of Business where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Caroline works for JLL as an associate in capital markets-retail investment sales.
The groom is a graduate of Heritage Hall in Oklahoma City. Ford received a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering with a minor in mathematics from the Lyle School of Engineering at SMU where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He works for McMillan James Equipment Company, LP.
Following their wedding trip to Antigua the couple have made their home in Dallas.