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beginnings

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alex + cameron - Field

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victoria + dustin - Chilliwack

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shaelyn + liam - Lake Minnewanka

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ashleigh + scott - Bow Lake

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courtney + keaton - Fraser Valley

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kristee + travis - Victoria

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kimberly + bryton - Calgary

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lauren + erich - Priddis

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sephra + james - Field

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brittany + tony - Lake Louise

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harneet + sim - Vancouver

timeless glamour - North Saanich

LOCAL FINDS 10.

Our cover story showcasing Great Gatsby glam

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camp away with me - Kananaskis

Introducing Calyx Floral Design

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Glamping ceremony at Sundance Lodges

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autumn amoré - Cranbrook Golden inspiration at the St. Eugene

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will you be mine? - Whistler Romantic winter love at Brittania Mine Museum

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gather - Vancouver

rosé + roses Local wines + treats to toast to!

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editor’s letter

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happy planning Peek into rockymountainbride.com

nordic nuptials - Kananaskis A weekend at Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

floral foundation

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signature cocktail Canadian Old Fashioned

Day-after brunch at JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

STYLE 104.

gown guide Stunning bridal looks with Rituals of Love

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bridesmaid beauties Hair and makeup looks by Top Knot Brides

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EDITOR’S LETTER

Growing up in the Canadian Rockies, I looked towards the transition into the beautiful autumn season with great anticipation. There is something wondrous about the fall, a fresh start - a new beginning. I’ve always thought that the fall and winter are a magical time in the Rockies, when beautiful warm colours transition into sparkling white landscapes that are simply picture perfect. I never would have imagined when I left Alberta five years ago that I would have the honour of working with the talented creatives that make weddings and love stories in our region pure magic. I feel immensely blessed to have been able to stay connected to the place that will always feel most like home.

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The second half of 2020 has thrown some twists and turns that no one could have anticipated or imagined. However, the tenacity and resolve of the wedding industry has been nothing short of inspiring to watch. Love truly isn’t cancelled and this magazine is a tribute to that. From curated soireés to touching love stories and morning-after brunches, these pages are dedicated to all the extraordinary Rocky Mountain love stories! Happy planning! xx

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Calyx Floral Design is a floral design studio crafting the most astonishing floral arrangements with amazing creativity, style and attention to detail. Located in Red Deer, Travis Mills began her career as a 14-year-old student working part-time in a flower shop and her passion for flowers bloomed from there. To demonstrate different bouquet styles, Travis created two whimsical and natural bouquets, utilizing the same flowers and colour scheme. Burgundy, plum, peach and blush highlighted the contrast between the blooms creating a luxurious yet natural feel.


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Creative Team Photographer: Lindsay Nickel Photography | lindsaynickelphotography.com Florist: Calyx Floral Design | calyxfloraldesign.ca Bridal Boutique: Novia Mia | noviamiard.com

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Timeless Glamour

Tulle & Tweed Photography, along with Beauty Bride Weddings and Bespoke Blossoms, dreamt up this elegant autumn wedding inspiration that boasted moody shades of burnt sienna, rich goldenrod and deep burgundy, with elements of lush velvet, slate table settings and feminine florals. The unique atmosphere of the Deep Cove Winery on Vancouver Island made the location all the more magical and romantic. The bride’s beaded blush-coloured Willowby by Watters gown was reminiscent of the roaring twenties, and the Great Gatsby class that characterized the era. The groom’s handsome ensemble consisted of a grey and navy tweed suit by Outlooks for Men, a chocolate wool overcoat and a detailed scarf and tie.

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Creative Team Venue: Deep Cove Winery | deepcovewinery.ca Planning + Linens: Beauty Bride Weddings | beautybride.ca Photographer: Tulle & Tweed Photography | tulleandtweedphotography.com Paper Details: Petite Paperie Design Co. | petitepaperiedesignco.com Sweets: Cake By Taryn | cakebytaryn.com Florist: Bespoke Blossoms | bespokeblossoms.com Bridal Boutique: Shades of White Bridal | shadesofwhite.com Designer: Willowby by Watters | watters.com/willowby Groom’s Attire: Outlooks Menswear | outlooksformen.com Hair: Adorned Hair by Amanda Johnson | adornbyamandajohnson.com Makeup: Makeup Artistry by Trish | makeupartistrybytrish.com Bride’s Ring: Idar | idar.com Rentals: Victoria Party Rentals | victoriapartyrentals.ca Models: Madison + Evan


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ALEX + CAMERON Photographer: Kadie Hummel Photography | kadiehummelphotography.com Location: Emerald Lake Lodge, Field, BC

Alex and Cameron’s Saturday morning routine involves grabbing coffee, taking their dog to the park and hitting up their local farmers’ market for fresh finds. On one brisk Saturday morning in October, the pair followed suit with their usual ritual. As Cameron tossed the ball for their dog, Jaya, Alex turned around to find her favourite person knelt down on one knee. kadie hummel photography’s advice:

What to expect from your engagement session “Have fun with it! This is the best time before your wedding to let loose, play around, and hang out with your honey and your photographer. Do something that makes you feel comfortable, and go somewhere that has meaning to you two. Trust your photographer, as they are there to guide you and make you look and feel your best.”


V I C TO R I A + D U ST I N Photo: K.Kentala Photography | kkentalaphotography.ca Location: Chiliwack Lake, Chilliwack, BC

Early in their relationship, the couple spent lots of time at Dustin’s vacation home in Arizona. It quickly became their favourite getaway. Six years later, in their very favourite place with a number of close friends, the pair got engaged. Victoria and Dustin took a golf cart up to an elevated tee box to have one last look at the sparkling town below. When they got to the top, string lights trailing across the fairway reading “MARRY ME” came into view for Victoria. After many tears and hops of excitement, the couple spent the rest of their night basking in the engagement glory. k . k e n ta l a p h o t o g r a p h y ’ s a d v i c e :

How to choose your location “Choosing a location that means something to the both of you is going to make it more fun for you and allow me, as the photographer, to truly capture who you are. Maybe it’s the area you walk by everyday, you guys met, got proposed to, or even just a place you like in photos you have seen. Let’s make it fun, feel like a date, and adventure together!”


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S H A E LY N + LIAM Photographer: Paisley Photography | paisleyphotos.ca Location: Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park, AB

During a beautiful winter weekend in Banff, Shaelyn and Liam headed out to Lake Minnewanka for a scenic walk with their puppy, Baylor, in tow. As the wind and the snow picked up, Shaelyn had one last look at the soaring mountains. When she turned around, Liam was down on one knee asking “So…what do ya say?” Chantal of Paisley Photography was there to capture all of the magic that the day had to offer! pa i s l e y p h o t o g r a p h y ’ s a d v i c e :

How to choose your outfit “Coordinate your outfits by choosing outfits that go together and stay on the same formal level. Embrace colour and patterns by picking one item of clothing and use that as a jumping off point for colours. Be comfortable and wear outfits that you feel the best in. Lastly when picking your outfit make sure you are picking items that go with your surroundings.”




ASHLEIGH + S C OT T

Photography: Ash MacLean Photography | ashmacleanphotography.com Location: Bow Lake, Banff National Park, AB Ring: Peoples | peoplesjewellers.com Makeup: Makeup by Ashleigh | makeupbyashleigh.com Hair: Hair by Erin | @hairbyerin_xo

It all started with a meet up at a ballpark in Airdrie and culminated with a picturesque proposal at beautiful Arrow Lake in B.C. Ashleigh and Scott spent their first cabin morning walking down to the dock to take in all of the scenery. While Ashleigh was looking out at the beautiful lake, Scott was only looking at her. He got down on one knee and asked her to spend the rest of her life with him. ash maclean photography’s advice:

How to make your engagement session personal to you “Pick a location that means something to you. I’ve done engagement sessions in pubs, bowling alleys, clients’ own homes, and even a movie theatre. Picking a location that fits in with your lifestyle and interests will not only make you feel more comfortable but will make it your own. Bring a prop for your session. This can be your pet, a fun hat, pizza, or even some beer! Adding a prop not only gives you some fun shots, but it also adds some creativity.”

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C O U RT N E Y + K E ATO N Photographer: Leanne Sim Photography | leannesim.ca Helicopter: BC Helicopters | bchelicopters.com Location: Thomas Lake, Fraser Valley, BC

Courtney and Keaton met while at bible school in Texas. For Courtney, it was something more than love at first sight - she knew that it would be a one-of-a-kind adventure for both of them. Keaton, with the help of Courtney’s sister and their photographer connected with BC Helicopters to plan the most romantic proposal. After some delays and an impromptu coffee date distraction, the couple boarded the helicopter and was off to the British Columbia wilderness for the proposal of a lifetime. leanne sim photography’s advice:

How to choose your photographer “Make sure to have a clear idea of the style you love. This will help so much in narrowing down the large selection of photographers in your area. Get to know your photographer! Your photographer is going to spend a large chunk of the day with you. Stalk them on social media and meet them for a coffee to make sure you like them. Pick someone who’s work you are drawn to and make sure they can make you laugh and truly connect with you.”



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Camp Away with Me

Inspired by the magic the fall season brings to the Rocky Mountains, Coco & Ash created a setting at Sundance Lodges filled with tones of deep rust, mustard and forest green. Their team dreamt up a modern, yet casual trapper tent wedding to evoke that feeling that you get on your last camping trip out in October. Here and There Web Studio fashioned rustic wood-inspired invitations that matched the outdoorsy vibe of the wedding. The elegant emerald hand stamped seals put the finishing touch on the paper suite.

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FA L L FA S H I O N The bride’s MAIDE gown was the perfect combination of relaxed and elegant. The drapey fabric and pretty bow added a touch of femininity to the rugged and dark-toned environment. Apostle Boutique’s stunning lariat necklace followed the line of the gown’s deep v-neck bodice. The groom donned Atelier by Ensemble attire in a warm neutral palette. Both looks were pulled together by the fall foliage florals provided by Jungle.

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I LOVE YOU S’MORE

Pretty Sweet Bakeshop and Salut Mobile Bar provided the sweets and cocktails necessary for the ultimate mountain wedding. Some fireside chats with s’mores in hand further conjured the feeling of camping comfort. From tableware to suitcases, Orange Trunk Vintage Rentals had everything the happy couple could need.

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Creative Team Venue: Sundance Lodges | sundancelodges.com Planning: Coco & Ash | cocoandash.ca Photographer: Captured in Amber Photography | capturedinamberphotography.com Paper: Here and There Web & Design Studio | htwebstudio.com Beverages: Salut Mobile Bar | salutmobilebar.com Sweets: Pretty Sweet Bake Shop | prettysweetco.com Florist: Jungle | jungleplantproject.com Bridal Boutique: MAIDE | wearemaide.com Groom’s Attire: Atelier by Ensemble | atelierbyensemble.com Beauty: Avenue Beauty | avenuebeauty.ca Bride’s Jewellery: Apostle Boutique | apostleboutique.com Rentals: Orange Trunk Vintage Styling + Rentals | orangetrunk.ca Vow Books: Mountain Grove Studio | mountaingrovestudio.ca Models: Katie and Brett



Kristee + Travis victoria, bc

Margaritas seemed to signal every monumental moment in Kristee and Travis’s love story. From the pair’s first coupling to the long anticipated proposal, the fun drink always summed up the bride and groom. This meant that a custom margarita bar was necessary for the couple’s August 20 “un-wedding.” All 30 wedding guests took part in singing “On Paper” by Faren Rachels, the song that Kristee insists encapsulates the pair’s story to a tee. The McLachlans snapped stunning photos of the day and caught the joy and love that was on the couple’s faces as they proceeded down the aisle. Kristee, a wedding planner herself, envisioned moody jewel tones and an all-white dress code for their wedding, to accentuate the natural beauty of Malahat, B.C. The couple specially flew in their florist, María Limón, from Mexico, and Travis headed up most of the wedding decor to create a look of pure perfection!

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Enjoy. Every. Second. It is SO much easier said than done, but it is so true. You can do this by making sure you have the right people ensuring that your day is seamless. Release that pressure from yourself. Hire the pros. It’s very worth it.”

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-VENDORSVenue + Caterer Villa Eyrie Resort | villaeyrie.com Wedding Planner Fresa Weddings | fresaweddings.com Photographer The McLachlans | the-mclachlans.com Florist María Limón | @marialimon_ Bride’s Attire Boutique: Alice in Ivory Bridal Boutique | aliceinivory.com Designer: Rue De Seine | ruedeseine.com Hat + Robes: Wedding Favorites | weddingfavorites.com Bride’s Shoes Layer Boots | layerboots.com Bridesmaids’ Attire Tea Princess | teaprincess.com.au Groom’s Shoes Air Jordan | nike.com Jewellery LE CHÂTEAU | lechateau.com Rentals Kay & Tee Boutique Rentals | kayandtee.ca Bash Specialty | bashspecialty.com Party Mood | partymood.com Deep Cove Winery | deepcovewinery.ca Entertainment DJ Pro | djpro.ca West Coast Blanket Modest Maverick | modestmaverick.ca


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Autumn AmorĂŠ

St. Eugene Resort is a historic B.C. landmark that has an iconic rust-coloured roof, thriving elm trees and blooming gardens that line a wide cobblestone lane. Due to the striking natural colour palette that presents itself during the autumn months, this regal location is perfect for any fall wedding. Debbie Wong of Debbie Wong Design crafted a fall-inspired invitation suite full of hand-sketched details of the resort, leaf-stamped wax seals, linen menus and captivating calligraphy. The bride donned a modern, yet classic LAUDAE gown complete with a deep v-style bodice, ribbed crepe and high slit from Lovenote Bride.

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FA L L F O L I A G E

Fern & Frond Floral Studio’s floral masterpieces highlight the importance of well-designed floral arrangements. The bride’s bouquet consists of native foliage to the area in vibrant shades of yellow, orange and pink. A natural floral installation climbed up the middle railing of the main staircase, commanding attention to the beautiful environment.

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N AT U R A L B E A U T Y Each design element was chosen with intention by Jacqueline Rae and was captured perfectly by Sarah Vaughan Photography. For the occasion, Lynnette MacDonald of SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts designed a stunning blush-coloured cake with intricate flower detailing. Modern Rentals provided the soft neutral table decor to accompany the wedding’s rich autumnal colour palette.

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Creative Team Venue: St. Eugene Resort | steugene.ca Planning: Jacqueline Rae | jacquelinerae.ca Photographer: Sarah Vaughan | sarahvaughanphotography.com Invitations + Calligraphy: Debbie Wong Design | debbiewongdesign.com Sweets: SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts | swirlcakes.ca Florist: Fern & Frond Floral Studio | fernandfrond.com Bridal Boutique: Lovenote Bride | lovenotebride.com Designer: LAUDAE | laudae.com Veil: New Phrenology | newphrenology.com Bride’s Shoes: Sam Edelman | samedelman.com Groom’s Attire: Black & Lee | blackandlee.com Beauty: Mslay Studio | @mslay_studio Jewellery: Olivia The Wolf | oliviaheadpieces.com Rentals + Linens: Modern Rentals | modernrentals.ca Models: Hanna + Jared


Kimberly + Bryton calgary, ab

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One can call Kimberly and Bryton’s story a fairytale, or a sequence of scenes right out of a romantic comedy. Bryton was immediately smitten with Kimberly, upon first glance in the halls of Mount Royal University. He went from semester to semester carrying a note with him at all times, in hopes of running into his dream girl again. In the fall of his fourth and final year, he saw a Mystery Blonde Girl - now, we all know how the rest of the story played out. While vacationing in Paris, they got engaged in the famous Tuileries Garden and went on to get hitched in Calgary on September 20, the city where their romance started.

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THE SECRET GARDEN

The Gathered served as the perfect location for the couple’s relaxed garden wedding. Melanie LeBlanc of Grey Lily Photography captured each and every beautiful detail of the special day. Oliver Banyard documented the ceremony and reception on film to create a long-lasting and memorable piece of Kimberly and Bryton’s picturesque wedding. The bride’s Wtoo by Watters gown from The Bridal Centre complemented the striking and elegant florals that Kimberly held in her bouquet created by Foxtail Florals.

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Enjoy the time as an engaged couple, take time to listen to the advice, but also take it with a grain of salt. Don’t sweat the small stuff (it truly won’t matter) and ensure the day is more about you two as a loving couple then the day or the party - everything else falls into place as it should!”

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-VENDORSVenue + Caterer Gathered | thegathered.ca Photographer Grey Lily Photography | greylilyphotography.com Videographer Oliver Banyard | oliverbanyard.com Invitations At Heart Branding Co. | atheart.co Florist Foxtail Floral Designs | foxtailfloraldesigns.com Bride’s Attire Bridal Boutique: The Bridal Centre | bridalcentre.com Designer: Wtoo by Watters | watters.com/wtoo Veil: Ruffled Rose Veils | ruffledroseboutique.com Bride + Bridesmaids’ Jewellry Olive + Piper | oliveandpiper.com Bridesmaids’ Attire Lulus | lulus.com Groom’s Attire Make Your Own Jeans | makeyourownjeans.com Groomsmen’s Attire Banana Republic | bananarepublic.ca Groom + Groomsmen’s Accessories Harry Rosen | harryrosen.com Hair Paige Ontkean | @hairbypaige_ Rings Simon G Jewelry | simongjewelry.com Entertainment Brennan Kennedy Sound | brennankennedysound.com Transportation Southland Transportation | southland.ca Officiant Levi Switzer Honeymoon Italy


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WILL YOU BE MINE?

What’s more unique than a stunning elopement in an old mine? Picture yourself at the Britannia Mine Museum with the rugged backdrop of the original mill in the background. Jessica Minnie of Petite Pearl dreamt up a moody and feminine atmosphere for the day. The vibrant pops of burnt orange, bright rust, bold turquoise and grey stone are inspired by the mine’s authentic rock walls. Cornwall Stationery designed intriguing invitations feauturing jagged turquoise edges and pretty copper flecks, which aligned with the texture of the soaring industrial walls.

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CITY OF EMBER

The aisle is flooded with the light from the surrounding candles, encapsulating the couple that stands within the space. The use of delicate, feminine roses in shades of burning embers designed by A Fox in the Flowers contrasts the masculine environment of the mill.

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RUGGED BEAUTY From the candle-lit ambiances to the delicious food and sweets, your guests will be enchanted with each and every detail. The candles from Camilia Supply will transport your party to a different time, making your elopement absolutely memorable. Bring in Cocktails & Canapes and The Flour Pot to satisfy those late-night cravings for cocktails and sweets. Rebecca Amber Photography will capture your biggest party in all of its glory and immortalize your favourite night in history.

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Creative Team Venue: Britannia Mine Museum | britanniaminemuseum.ca Planning + Design: Petite Pearl | petitepearlevents.com Photographer: Rebecca Amber | rebeccaamberphotography.com Invitations: Cornwall Stationery | cornwallstationery.com Caterer: Cocktails & Canapes | cocktailsandcanapes.ca Sweets: The Flour Pot | theflourpot.ca Florist: a fox in the flowers | afoxintheflowers.com Bridal Boutique: Rituals of Love | ritualsoflovebridal.com Designer: Willowby by Watters | watters.com/willowby Bride’s Jewellery: Kaju Creations | @kajucreations Beauty: Natacha Trottier | natachatrottier.com Bride’s Ring: Cavalier | cavaliergastown.com Rentals: Social Ingredients | socialingredients.ca Linen + Tabletop Rentals: Pedersen’s | vancouver.pedersens.com Candles: Camilia Supply | camiliasupply.com Candle Holders: Sie Collection | @siecollectionyvr Chargers: The Reverie Co. | thereverieco.com Models: Ashley + Braeden


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Lauren + Erich priddis, ab

Azuridge Estate Hotel served as the most beautiful venue for Erich and Lauren’s dream November 4 wedding, after the couple won the hotel’s wedding contest! The couple’s spirit animal readings set the stage for their unintentional theme, “the fox and the heron,” with Erich as the fox and Lauren as the heron. Each guest received a spirit animal tarot card, which put a fun spin on the traditional wedding favour. The day was spectacular and magical with live music, the smiling faces of Lauren and Erich’s favourite people and of course the couple’s golden retriever puppy, Penny!

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The bride’s whimsical Yaniv Persy dress from Blush & Raven featured elegant tulle and lace detailing that were reminiscent of the snow queen from the ballet classic, the Nutcracker. The groom looked handsome in a classic dark navy suit, grey vest and matching navy bow tie finished with silver cufflinks engraved with his initials.

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PA S T E L S + W O O D Dusty pastel tones with gold and wood accents adorned each piece of wedding decor. Modern Rentals, in conjunction with Creative Edge Flowers, Azuridge Wedding Director Michaelle LeManne Lamb as well as the entire Azuridge team, brought Lauren and Erich’s dream wedding to life. Tamara Jones officiated the ceremony and presented the couple as an official pair for the first time. Juan & Angie created memorable media keepsakes for the couple to cherish in years to come. A late night snack of pierogies paid homage to Erich’s sweet Polish grandmother, who could not be in attendance, and the tradition of midnight pierogies the couple started with her.

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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“The most important part of any relationship is to lead with love. As for planning a wedding, don’t overthink your choices. Go with your gut instincts and don’t look back!”


-VENDORSVenue, Planning, Rehearsal Dinner, Caterer + Lodging Azuridge Estate Hotel | azuridgehotel.com Photographer + Videographer Juan & Angie Photo & Video | juanandangie.com Invitations + Calligraphy Glimpz Invitations | glimpz.ca Sweets SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts | swirlcakes.ca Florist + Flower Crown Creative Edge Flowers | creativeedgeflowers.com Bride’s Attire Bridal Boutique: Blush & Raven | blushandraven.com Designer: Yaniv Persy | yanivpersy.com Shoes: Naturalizer | naturalizer.ca Bridesmaids’ Attire Blush & Raven | blushandraven.com Groom’s Attire Ed Williams Mens Wear | ewmw.ca Groomsmen’s Attire Derks | derks.ca Hair Beautymarc Salon Makeup Mariam Akbar | mariamakbar.com Jewellery, Rings, Groom’s + Groomsmen’s Accessories EVStenroos | evstenroos.com Rentals Modern Rentals | modernrentals.ca Arch + Champagne Wall Avenue Accents YYC | avenueaccentsyyc.com Macrame Arch FiberKnots Modern Macrame | @fiberknots.modern.macrame Entertainment Ceremony: Dos Music String Ensemble | dosmusic.ca Reception: Pez Productions (DJ Josue) | pezproductions.com Transportation Ambassador Limousine | thecheckergroup.com Officiant Weddings by Tamara Jones | weddingsbytamara.com Honeymoon Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa | dreamsresorts.com


nordic nuptials

Located in the incredibly picturesque Kananaskis Valley, the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge elegantly plays host to this Nordic inspired winter lodge wedding weekend. Thoughtfully designed by Moments by Madeleine to compliment the properties luxurious mountain feel, Madeline incorporated a deep blue color theme she pulled directly from the towering mountains that beautifully encompass the resort. Adding in natural elements from Modern Rentals of wood and stone created the perfect balance of natural and romantic touches that ensured the weekends festivities would forever endure.

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Spa Day

One of the greatest aspects of a wedding weekend is the time spent together. Take time with your ladies to indulge and soak up laughs while treating your body, mind and soul at the Kananaskis Nordic Spa. Try something new and experience all the benefits of the spa’s hydrotherapy cycle: hot - warm - cold - rest - repeat!

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Whisky Tasting

Enjoy a casual night with the guys at Blacktail Bar. Play games, have a whisky tasting and reminisce over the times that solidified your friendships. Prepare for the day ahead by discussing any last minute details before turning in for a good nights rest before the weekend’s festivities really start to roll!

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Rehearsal Dinner

Let the party begin! After a quick rehearsal, meet up with your guests in stylish and complimentary attire from Adorn Boutique and Supreme Menswear. Introduce family and friends from different parts of your lives, mingle and have a good time while feasting on handcrafted wood-fire oven pizzas and sipping on impeccably good wine at Forte Restaurant!

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Ceremony

Have you, your groom and your bridal party all turn heads on your day! Dress in a show-stopping Stella gown by Alena Leena from Blush & Raven. Finish off your stunning wedding day look with a chapellength veil by Daphne Newman and jewellery by Joanna Bisley Designs. Ensure your bridesmaids strut down the aisle in dresses they would actually wear again by sending them to Maide and don’t leave the gents out of the mix - simply dispatch them to Supreme Menswear to get decked out! Add in the magic of winter as the backdrop for your intimate outdoor ceremony, a unique asymmetric ceremony arch and an aisle amplified with a woodland style floral hedge created by Flowers by Janie and you have the perfect setting for your vows. Your nuptials will take place in an unforgettable scene straight out of Northern Europe, but in the beautiful Rocky Mountains!

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Reception

Finish off your wedding weekend with a reception in the Main Lodge’s Rockies Room surrounded by local wildlife art and soft, natural light. Following through with the weekend’s design elements the simple yet elegant two-tiered cake designed by Pretty Sweet Bakeshop and adorned with winter blooms ties in perfectly. Dine in style with a tablescape that provides the final wow factor of your winter wonderland wedding.

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Creative Team Venue + Caterer: Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge | lodgeatkananaskis.com Planning: Moments By Madeleine Weddings & Events | momentsbymadeleine.com Photographer: Rocky Mountain Photo Co. | rockymountainphoto.co Videographer: Castaño Films | castanomedia.com Paper: The Social Page | thesocialpage.ca Sweets: Pretty Sweet Bakeshop | prettysweetco.com Florist: Flowers By Janie | flowersbyjanie.com Bridal Boutique: Blush & Raven | blushandraven.com Designer: Alena Leena Bridal | alenaleena.com Veil: Daphne Newman | daphnenewmandesign.com Bridesmaids’ Attire: MAIDE | wearemaide.com Groom + Groomsmen’s Attire: Supreme Men’s Wear Ltd. | sfconline.ca Beauty: Lilies & Lace Beauty Co. | liliesandlace.ca Bride + Bridesmaids’ Jewellery: Joanna Bisley Designs | joannabisleydesigns.com Rentals + Linens: Modern Luxe Rental | modernrentals.ca Ceremony Rentals: JM Wilkinson Rehearsal Dinner Dresses: Adorn Boutique | adornboutique.ca Models: Colin, Tasia, Drake, Tory, Mackenzie + Randy



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Sephra + James field, bc

Sephra and James got engaged at Spanish Banks, in an intimate moment filled with Landeau roses, champagne and a few of the couple’s close friends. It was one and a half years later that the couple tied the knot, with the help of Danielle from Something New. Much like their engagement, their February 1 wedding ceremony was a small gathering of 50 of their closest friends and family members. Looking back on their perfect day, the pair describes their wedding as rustic, cozy and inviting, with snow-capped trees and a thick blanket of snow outside. Snow started to fall minutes before the ceremony, turning Emerald Lake Lodge into a real-life storybook snow globe. Between the roaring fire, the flickering candles and the faces of Sephra and James’s loved ones, the entire day was one to remember.

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Maple candies from Fulton’s in Ottawa were given out as wedding favours. These maple morsels highlighted Ottawa’s importance to the couple, as it was where they originally met. As for Sephra and James’s ensembles, both were chosen perfectly to suit their magnificent winter wedding. The bride’s gown from Pure Magnolia was covered with intricate lace detailing that resembled winter frost. The groom wore a subtle Paul Betenly suit, that was the perfect mix of traditional and modern design.

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-VENDORSVenue, Caterer, Rehearsal Dinner + Honeymoon Emerald Lake Lodge | crmr.com/emerald Wedding Planner Something New Weddings | somethingnewbanff.com Photographer Tara Lilly | taralillyphotography.com Calligraphy Pinery Papercrafts | fb: @PineryPapercrafts Sweets Kake by Darci | kakecanmore.com Florist Forget-Me-Not Flowers | banffflowers.com Bridal Boutique Pure Magnolia | puremagnolia.ca Groom’s Attire Paul Betenly | paulbetenly.ca Groom’s Shoes Shoe the Bear | shoethebear.us Hair + Makeup Simply Me | simplymecanmore.com Rings Bride: Maison Birks | maisonbirks.com Groom: Cavalier | cavaliergastown.com Officiant Hans Lenstra


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GOWN GUIDE From the Grecian goddess with sumptuous silk fabric to the bohemian queen with a throwback to another era, there is a unique and unconventional gown for every type of modern bride.


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GRECIAN GODDESS BO & LUCA Capri Gown | boandluca.com Reminiscent of a time past, this show-stopping look is a modern twist, tailored for the goddess bold enough to wear it. The bride’s effortless curls cascade down the hand-beaded antiqued trim, which gives this flowing silk gown a touch of vintage.

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T H E E F FO RT L E S S I C O N TEMPLE BY BO & LUCA Mae Gown | boandluca.com Pulling influence from seventies idols, like Lauren Hutton and Patti Hansen, the bell-sleeved gown embodies romance, softness, edge and rock and roll all in one. The hand-beaded cuffs coupled with the high slit and plunging neckline remind us it’s okay to be different. You just have to own it.

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BOHEMIAN QUEEN WILLOWBY BY WATTERS Ophelia Gown | watters.com/willowby wrist cuff: melanie auld, pegasus cuff | melanieauld.com

Built of Doutzen lace with a structured bodice, this lightweight gown gives a free-flowing feel for the modern bride who wants to dance all night.

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TIMELESS BEAUTY SOMETHING BLUE VANCOUVER Celine Gown | somethingbluevancouver.com veil: jane rhyan | the collection, paulina veil | janerhyan.com pearl barrettes: simone martin | simone-martin.com

Handmade in Vancouver with buttery silk satin, this gown is made for the timeless bride who loves a gown that feels like she is in her own skin. It offers a structured bodice that gives great support while still boasting an open back, which often is hard to have both, structurally speaking.


PURE ELEGANCE DAN JONES Anjelica Gown | dan-jones.com For the bride who loves long sleeves and wants to keep it conservative but still wants to feel feminine. The soft handsewn lace appliquĂŠ gives just the right amount of coverage, while still looking like each flower has been beautifully placed on your skin. The thin silk tulle mesh gives a barely-there feel, while the trumpet silk skirt falls along your curves in an unrestricted way. Yes, you can have it all.

Creative Team Venue + Bridal Boutique: Rituals of Love | ritualsoflovebridal.com Photographer: Meghan Hemstra Photography | meghanhemstra.com Florist: The Flower Factory | flowerfactory.ca Makeup: Jasmine Hoffman | jasminehoffman.com Hair: Clara Leung Designs | claraleung.ca Model: Elsa

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BRIDAL PARTY BEAUTY

Want the perfect bridal party look to compliment your fall wedding day style? Start off at Top Knot Parlour and elevate your getting-ready experience. Slip on your Monograph robe, sit back and enjoy being pampered as the Top Knot team applies their unmatched expertise and artistic mastery to you and your maids!

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simple and sweet Sometimes a loose, one directional curl is all you need! Show off your good side by pulling one side back, hold in place with an elegant pearl hairpin. After building volume in the hair, Top Knot curled all of her hair in one direction, towards the face and combed it out for fullness and movement. This look was finished by twisting the right side of the hair back while keeping the hair line relaxed and securing the swooped side with a pearl hair pin by CoutuKitsch. Don’t be afraid to add more blush to make your cheeks and your photos pop! For a subtle sun-kissed autumn wedding look, try this dusty rose shade that sweetly complimented Angela’s fair-skin and long brunette locks.




mixed magic Can’t decide between a stylish updo or leaving your hair down? These soft relaxed curls twisted into a ‘ponytail’ is the perfect inbetween. Pair it with a tortoiseshell hair piece from CoutuKitsch for a little something extra and complement your warm autumn wedding colours. Keeping the eye soft means you can and should go bold with your lip! Fall is the perfect season to bring out your inner fierce.


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Want versatility? Going from a day to night look is as simple as a flipping you head upside down and softly scrunching your curls for added volume and bounce! Created with the end of night dance-party in mind, this look features a ‘drop curl’ that is designed to look relaxed and feel sturdy during photos and the days formalities, but will loosen and become full the minute you are ready to step out on the dance floor! A soft berry lip is great for any event, but adding a smoky eye with lush lashes to match; will be sure to grab everyone’s attention.

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Creative Team Venue: Top Knot Parlour | www.topknotbrides.com Hair + Makeup: Top Knot Brides | www.topknotbrides.com Photographer: Blair Marie Photography | blairmariephotography.com Hair Accessories: CoutuKitsch | coutukitsch.com Robes: Monograph | shopmonograph.ca Models: Angela, Katie + MacKenzie


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Keep the festivities going after your special day at JW Marriott Parq Vancouver. Bask in the newlywed glow while cozied together in plush robes, read through wedding day cards and spend time reminiscing on the perfect night that you just had! Celebrate with your favourite person over some early morning Prosecco and waffles, the perfect day after pickme-ups before rejoining your friends and family for a morning after brunch!

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D AY A F T E R AT T I R E

Show off your style as a married couple with curated looks for her by Kathryn Bass Bridal and stylish menswear from Surmesur, both are bound to have you fitted in post-wedding attire that’s reminiscent of your special ceremony. Tie in the mornings colour palette and seamlessly match the festivities.

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B R U N C H I S A LW A Y S A G O O D I D E A Plan ahead for the day after by incorporating wedding day decor you can repurpose to decorate your morning after brunch. The reusable centerpieces, designed with dried floral by Celsia Floral elegantly set the stage for this modern dusty rose tablescape gorgeously curated by Sweetheart Events. Keep the weekend’s cohesive look going by having your wedding day stationer be the one to create beautifully designed brunch invitations and menus, like those created here by Faven Lettering. Utilize the same rental company to ensure the two days tie together and have your photographer capture it all! Ensure all the details are perfectly locked in time with beautiful photos from KVD Photography.

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Creative Team Venue + Caterer: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver | marriott.com/yvrjw Planning + Design: Sweetheart Events | sweetheartevents.com Photographer: KVD Photography | kvdphotographs.com Paper: Faven Lettering & Design | favenlettering.com Florist: Celsia Florist | celsiaflorist.com Bridal Boutique: Kathryn Bass Bridal | kathrynbass.ca Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo | jimmychoo.com Groom’s Attire: Surmesur | surmesur.com Beauty: Save the Date Beauty | savethedatebeauty.com Bride’s Jewellery: Apostle | apostleboutique.com Rentals: Bespoke Decor | bespokedecor.ca Models: Maya and Emerson


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Brittany and Tony started off their perfect May 25 elopement as early birds, watching the rain cascade down the beautiful mountains that surround the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Spending the day as just Mr. and Mrs. Roberto made their wedding all the more special and intimate. Each moment was romantic and relaxing, two words that sum up the pair and their one-of-a-kind love story. Teller of Tales Photography honoured the couple’s love with stunning, authentic photos with a moody feel.

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Venue + Honeymoon Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise | fairmont.com/lake-louise Photographer Teller of Tales Photography | telleroftales.ca Florist Flowers By Merle | flowersbymerle.com Bridal Boutique + Shoes David’s Bridal | davidsbridal.ca Groom’s Suit Indochino | indochino.com Groom’s Accessories RW&CO. | rw-co.com Rings Peoples | peoplesjewellers.com Jewellery Melanie Auld | melanieauld.com


ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Small wedding, big marriage.”

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Harneet + Sim va n c o u v e r , b c

Travel had a way of working itself into Harneet and Sim’s whirlwind romance. The two had just come back from Southeast Asia, when they met online and instantly bonded over their mutual love for venturing to foriegn countries. Eight months passed between their meet cute and proposal, illustrating that their connection was kismet. In late December, Sim gave Harneet a scrapbook titled “Harneet and Sim’s Bucket List.” When our bride opened the book, she was met with the words, “Our Wedding,” and a sparkling engagement ring resting on the page!

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While 2020 threw some curveballs, it was nothing that the couple couldn’t handle together. Harneet and Sim downsized their guest list, making it intimate and stress-free. One of Harneet’s favourite moments was getting married under the pergola that her father built for them. The bride and groom honoured Sikh tradition by having their vows recited to them, while walking around the holy scripture four times. Harneet and Sim had a storybook send-off in a dream getaway car, a 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS convertible. They rode into the mountainscape with glimmering sparklers, glow sticks and their closest loved ones in the rear view mirror. Next travel destination for the couple? A getaway to Bali!

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Venue Bride’s home, Vancouver, BC Decor Design Finesse Decor by Dhinsa | finessedecorcompany.com Photographer Amrit Photography | amritphotography.com Videographer Studio 101 | studio101.ca Florist Da Fiori Design | dafioridesign.com Bride’s Attire Vivah Collection | vivahcollection.ca Groom’s Attire Vivah Collection | vivahcollection.ca Turban: Sukhpreet Singh | myturbanswag.com Hair + Makeup Aquarius Art | @aquarius_art81 Henna Artist Jasmine’s Henna | @hasmineshenna Canopy Natural Oasis Events | naturaloasisevents.com Ribbons Cfleursdesign | Etsy: Cfleursdesign


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ADVICE FROM THE BRIDE

“Don’t let outside influences put a damper on your wedding plans. No matter what life throws at you, you can have your wedding day; you may just have to have the celebration at a later date!”

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Having a professional photographer on hand to capture the moment you say “yes” gives you a keepsake to cherish for a lifetime.

This is a great time to show off your partner as well as your new ring. Cheers, you have officially been upgraded to fiancé.

While the bling is the number one focus of a #ringselfie, the background view is also important. Try a few different angles to get the ultimate shine from your bling.

To cast those stunning prisms all around, you need bright direct light. Move your fingers back and forth to create these dashing rainbows.

Add a filter from VSCO or Instagram to brighten any shadows and keep the focus on your ring. Our favs are Lightroom, KiraKira+ and Instasize!

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12-16 months out:

2-4 months out:

Announce Engagement Optional: Throw Engagement Party Set a budget Book venue and/or church (set date + time) Begin researching vendors Setup meetings/send emails on availability Book bridal salon appointments

Reserve hotels (if applicable) Bridal shower(s) Bachelor/bachelorette party Choose wedding bands Purchase wedding favors Take engagement photos (check out PDF) Send out invitations + RSVPs Check in with bridal party about attire

8-10 months out: Create guest list Select and order a wedding dress Create a skincare routine/prep for wedding day Book vendors: - Officiant - Photographer - Videographer - Florist - Caterer - Music (Band/DJ/Ceremony Musicians) - Cake - Invitations/Stationery/Calligraphy - Rentals (if needed: chairs/tables/linens) - Hair and Makeup Artist - Transportation - Bartender, if not provided by venue

6-8 months out: Register for gifts Send save the dates Select wedding party Create a wedding website Pick out attire for bridesmaid and groomsmen Order invitations and RSVPs

1 month out: Write vows Rent groom’s attire Purchase gifts for wedding party Purchase gifts for family Finalize details w/ all vendors Create seating chart and escort cards Create day of itinerary with coordinator Complete final dress alterations Hair + Makeup trial

1 week out: Prep any toasts or speeches Book mani and pedi’s for before wedding Ceremony rehearsal

1-2 days out: Get marriage license Enjoy!


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2 ounces Woodford Reserve 0.5 ounces Canadian maple syrup 3 dashes Angostura bitters 1 Twisted orange peel 1 Cinnamon stick

Directions Fill a glass with Woodford Reserve Bourbon whiskey, maple syrup, bitters and ice. Stir and strain onto a king cube. Garnish with a twisted orange peel and cinnamon stick!

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