& Allan Smith
rica Camardella and Allan Smith were married at Our Lady of Mount
Carmel in Montecito on September 1, 2012. The bride, who attended
parish school at the Church when she was a child, was raised in Carpinteria;
she spent her holiday breaks helping out her grandmother, Carmela
Camardella, former owner of The Perfect Fit on Coast Village Road.
The couple met during their senior year at the University of Arizona; Erica asked
Allan out on Valentine’s Day, and three years later he proposed marriage during a
romantic dinner in Bellevue, Washington. During their three-year engagement, the
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by Kelly Mahan
Montecito, with its sprawling estates, picturesque beaches, award winning resorts and historic
churches, draws couples near and far to say “I do.” We are pleased to highlight these six
sublime weddings, featuring our seaside village as the backdrop.