October 5, 2014
Leslie Brooks McCombs and Ivan Rossenov Roussev of Dallas were married June 14, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. at Perkins Chapel on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas, with the Rev. Elizabeth Ethun Moseley officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Louis McCombs of Dallas. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. William Haiden Brooks and the late Mr. Brooks of Columbus, and Dr. and Mrs. Harry Louis McCombs of Medfield, Massachusetts. She was given in marriage by her father. She wore a bespoke Kira Plastinina gown of lace, chiffon and silk, with a sweetheart neckline, sheer drapery with lace accents, and silk boudoir buttons gracing the back of the bodice, complemented by a cathedral-length illusion veil. Emily Haiden McCombs of Dallas, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsay Joy Forbes of Maui, Hawaii; Jessica Rose Hite of Aspen, Colorado; Dana Anne Lea of Louisville, Kentucky; Richelle Ann McCoy of Lake Forest, Illinois; Kelsey Grace Nixon of Plano, Texas; Kira Plastinina of Moscow, Russia; Jo Ann Robyn of San Diego; Farrah Duvall Salisbury of Springfield, Missouri; and Whitney Jean Wallace of Dallas. Attendants wore blush pink strapless chiffon cocktail dresses complemented by pearl necklaces and cowboy boots. The groom is the son of Mrs. Michaela Beltcheva of Geneva, Switzerland, and Mr. Rossen Ivanov Roussev of Sofia, Bulgaria, and stepson of Joel Vettard of Geneva, Switzerland. He is the grandson of Mrs. Ivanka Borissova Dilkova and the late Tsvetan Petrov Czonev, and Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Rossenov Roussev, all of Sofia, Bulgaria. Kaloyan Rashev of Sofia, Bulgaria, served as best man. Groomsmen were Marc Hadi Barghash of Watchung, New Jersey; Andrew Edward Berman and Joshua Thomas Berman, both of Concord, Massachusetts; Zachary Michael Boyd of Dallas; Daniel Nathan Falkin of Samamish, Washington; Chase Woodfin Hardage of San Diego; Filip Evgeniev Kirazov of Sofia, Bulgaria; James Michael Sousoulas of Memphis, Tennessee; and Donald Evert Wallette III of Houston, Texas. The couple resides in Dallas, where the groom is a senior associate with Ernst and Young and the bride will graduate from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in May 2015.
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