Cayla Marie Van Gilder and Michael Paul Koslen were united in marriage Sept. 10, 2016, at The Arcade in Cleveland. The ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Susan Stone and the Rev. Kay Krejci.
The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Connie Van Gilder of Hudson, Ohio. The bridegroom is the son of Jack and Laura Koslen of Solon, Ohio. Escorted by her father, the bride wore a Justin Alexander fit and flare strapless gown in regal satin and alencon lace highlighted by a sweetheart neckline. She wore a veil trimmed in matching lace. She carried a bouquet of Ivory Vendela roses and green hydrangea. Ceremony music was provided by the Bellflower String Quartet.
Alicia Greenwood of Iowa City, Iowa, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Allison Lucak of Niles, Michigan, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor.
Bridesmaids were Sara Mermer of Columbus, Ohio, friend of the bride and Kelsey Willson of Richmond, Kentucky, friend of the bride.
Dustin Koslen of Solon, Ohio, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Eric Rudel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, friend of the bridegroom; Matthew King of Columbus, Ohio, friend of the bridegroom; Jeff Bartolozzi of Columbus, Ohio, friend of the bridegroom.
Ushers were Alexander Kraus of Cincinnati, Ohio, friend of the bridegroom; C.J. Buskey of New York, City, friend of the bridegroom, Andrew Flemming of Columbus, Ohio, friend of the bridegroom.
James Greenwood of Iowa City, Iowa, nephew of the bride, was the ring bearer.
The reception took place at The Arcade in Cleveland, Ohio.
The bride is a 2009 graduate of Hudson High School and 2013 graduate of Ohio University. The bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of Solon High School, a 2013 graduate of Ohio University and 2016 graduate of Ohio State Moritz School of Law. He is employed at Jones Day in Cleveland.
The couple honeymooned at Vancouver, Canada, followed by a 10-day cruise to Hawaii and ending with a stay in Los Angeles, California. They now reside in Lakewood, Ohio.