A Formal Affair

August 28, 2015

Written by Christina Rowan

Marie & Raphael | November 8, 2014

After a beautiful catholic ceremony held at the historic St. Paul’s Basilica in downtown Toronto, Marie and Raphael continued their wedding celebrations in the Governor’s Room of the Liberty Grand with a black-tie reception where blush, black and gold colours were used as the foundation. To ensure all elements of the wedding followed with the formal theme, Marie put her trust in Creations By Gitta Event Design & Floral Décor. The invitations, cake, boutonnieres, flower arrangements, linens, and even bridal party attire all brought together the black-tie theme perfectly, creating a romantic and elegant evening. Tall breathtaking crystal centrepieces piled high with blush and white coloured flowers adorned every table and dimly lit rose gold votive candles and candelabras placed throughout created a romantic mood.

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Photography: Dave Abreu Photography | Florals, Linens, Rentals & Decor: Creations by Gitta Event Design & Floral Decor | Wedding Gown: Monique Lhuillier | Groom’s Suit: Bespoke Tuxedo by Harry Rosen | Makeup: Janine Holmes | Hair: Nicole Graftner | Wedding Ceremony Venue: St. Paul’s Basilica, Toronto | Wedding Reception Venue: Governor’s Room at the Liberty Grand, Toronto | Catering: Liberty Grand | Entertainment (Reception): The Collective, Toronto (band) | Wedding Cake: The Wedding Cake Shoppe | Invitations/Stationery: Brienne Juniper, Juniper Design Co.

Flower Child

August 27, 2015

Written by Christina Rowan

Celebrating lush blooms, pastels and more importantly true love, this “Flower Child” style shoot shows that elegance and nature can work together in perfect harmony. Tumbling vines and bright balloons leave a mark on all elements, from details on the cake and personalized drinks, to the décor of the altar and invitations. While traditional brides may wear veils or diamond headpieces on their wedding day, this boho bride is all about flower crowns. Intricately woven to rest sweetly on top a bride’s head, flower crowns are meant to bring together the carefreeness of boho life with the beauty of gardens. And with a warm and cheerful ambiance, this bride is delighted to incorporate qualities of the outdoors to her bubbly indoor celebration.


Producer & Creative Director: Diana Pires of Truly Yours Planning | Flowers: Wedding Wows Floral and Décor Designs | Gown: Pearl Bridal House | Photo: Amsis Photography | Makeup & Hair: Jennifer Russo and Laura Trapani of Brush Boutique | Vineyard Chairs & White Table: Detailz Chair Couture | Venue: The Doctor’s House| Jewellery: The Loved One | Headpieces: Blair Nadeau Millinery | Catering: Edge Hospitality | Balloons: Pacha Balloon Creations | Wedding Cake: Nadia & Co. | Stationery, Tabletop & Runner Graphic Design: Ferris Wheel Press | Vinyl Runner & Tabletop Decor: Event Graffiti | Vintage Tri Fold Doors, Ava Couch & Side Table: Marvelle Events | Owl Props, Cake Stands, Yellow Milk Jug, White Lanterns, Teal Distressed Pillars: Anne & Co. | Accent Plates, Glassware & Flatware: Plate Occasions | Cotton Candy: Bucket & Whisk

Aruna Seth’s Bridal Collection Introduces: LUNA

August 27, 2015

Written by Christina Rowan

This handmade Italian LUNA shoe is the latest sparkler to grace Aruna Seth’s bridal collection. The pointy toe heel has a beautiful silver mesh finished with a crystal butterfly on the toe and leather sole. For colour adventurous brides, take your pick between yellow, green and pink in the same style!


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