Taylor Tomasi Hill, artistic director of Moda Operandi, reminisces about her Dallas wedding to her high-school sweetheart, Chase. “I wanted it to be romantic and soft, and at the same time very simple,” says New York-based Tomasi Hill. The bride wore a breathtaking J.Mendel creation in soft gray – the first dress she tried on. “It was perfection,” she says. Walking down the aisle with the groom's father, John Hill, at Highland Park Presbyterian Church.