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For designers Christian Siriano and David Hart, a friendship with a Maryland connection

For designers Christian Siriano and David Hart, a friendship with a Maryland connection

Weeks before Christian Siriano tied the knot with longtime boyfriend Brad Walsh in July 2016, he found himself in a bit of a pickle.

Siriano, the designer known for his celebrity roster of clients and larger-than-life bridal and red-carpet creations, was so busy dressing his guests that he completely forgot to find duds for himself and his future husband. He turned to his friend and fellow Anne Arundel County native, menswear designer David Hart, for help.

“I knew David could do it,” says Siriano, 32. “I just begged him to do it literally like two weeks — maybe three weeks — before. It was a rough one.”

Hart, 35, says he only had about...

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