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“You can personalize your wedding with any of our one-of-a- kind vehicles,” says Mark Vigliante, president/CEO of M&V Limousines. “Brides also use our vinyl wraps to add their names, photos, wedding dates, or other personal touches to the cars.” Limousines For Each Personality ... “We have many ve- hicles to choose from to express your personalities,” says Mark. “Get a pink BMW if you’re more outgoing, one of our different Personalize YOUR RIDE 018-050OldNew27_Layout 1 4/6/13 3:11 PM Page 48 are new and state-of-the-art. “We have the newest amenities in the tri-state area. We’re always the first and usually the only sup- plier of many vehicles, including the ultimate car for the bride and groom, the new Phantom Rolls Royce. We also have new flooring and fabrics in all our vehicles.” Want to see the cars? They have limo showcases every week. Pierce Arrow Press photos Pink BMW Mini Cooper, Barbie Edition with Jacuzzi antiques for a nostalgic feel, or a standard car for a more classic appeal. We have cars for the outrageous bride and groom as well as for traditional brides and grooms.” For one recent wedding, they had a bride whose late father al- ways drove a BMW. “She made sure a BMW was always promi- nent at events in her life, including her Sweet 16, her prom, and her high school graduation.” For her wedding, she reserved five of the company’s BMW’s: the BMW 745i 10-passenger for the groom’s family, the BMW 750LI 10-passenger for the bride’s family, the BMW X5 18-pas- senger for the bridal party, the unstretched BMW X5 for the groom and best man to arrive at the church, and the unstretched BMW 750LI sedan for the bride to arrive at the church. “She felt her father was somehow with her the entire day, and will forever remain with her each time she looks at photos of her wedding. “The father of one of our future brides-to-be gave his little girl a princess party with a Barbie theme, and they used our Barbie edition Pink Mini Cooper. All the little girls loved it. They even filled the hot tub in the back with bubbles!” Limo Touches ... M&V Limousines provides a white lace aisle runner for the ceremony site, which is tended to by their chauf- feur. “We offer full service for all weddings,” says Mark. With the exception of their antiques, M&V Limousine vehicles Jacuzzi On Board ... Their cars are specially made, includ- ing a 2008 BMW Mini-Cooper 6-passenger stretch — with a Jacuzzi! It has a pink exterior plus a pink and white Barbie interior. Another new car is a 14-passenger 1957 Chevy Piano Man edi- tion. “It has a piano bar, a diner-style jukebox, Chevy bow ties on the seats, and a pink exterior.” (Ten percent of their pink car reservations are donated to breast cancer research.) Phantom Rolls Royce As owner of the company, Mark began with a funeral car when he was 18 years old. He then purchased an antique from a local church and started doing weddings, slowly growing his fleet over the years so that it now includes over 60 vehicles, with sedans, update...Bridal update...Bridal update...Bridal update...Bridal upda stretch limos, stretch SUV’s, exotic cars, limousine buses, and antiques. Our thanks to Chip allemann, general manager, todd Smith, At The “One exciting aspect of the busi- banquet sales manager, and everyone else Garrison, ness is the constant evolution of with hair at the Garrison for hosting us at their machinery and occasions,” says unique venue with its spectacular views and makeup Mark. “It’s great to see what cars overlooking the Hudson for one of this by Beauty come out next, and it’s great to be issue’s photo shootings. (845.424.3604, Entourage challenged as to how we’ll stretch thegarrison.com) them and make them our own. We’re always excited to welcome new “But the real thrill is the satisfac- talents to our pages and in this issue the tion that radiates from our cus- team at Beauty entourage was called on tomers, and getting to know each to do the hair and makeup for both Brooke one through their years of contin- and Alicia. Creative, efficient, and fun, ued patronage. Couples who used founder and award-winning stylist ashley Stone and her team are ready to provide your own personal beauty us for their weddings are now using us at events for their children!” entourage. (917.525.2492, beautyentourage.com) Congratulations to Yana Benhuri on the release of her dramatic M&V Limousines Ltd. new YB Couture by Yana Benhuri collection, which featured her 800.498.5788, 631.543.0908 mvlimo.com YB Couture striking “White Angel" wedding gown & hat. (ybcouture.com) Manhattan Bride 48 www.manhattanbride.com