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Popping champagne in the street, vintage cars, stunning florals, inside jokes and all the love.

I’ve been looking forward to sharing some highlights from this gorgeous University Club of Toronto wedding for a while. I’ve fallen majorly behind on sharing love stories that I intended on blogging and I’m finally challenging myself to share at least a few favourites from the past 3 seasons, starting here.

Dana + Ben are two of the loveliest people. Kind, thoughtful, career driven and super fun. They also have great taste when it comes to fashion and home decor, (view a preview of their in home engagement session here) and so I knew their wedding would not disappoint.

Dana got ready at the University Club of Toronto with her sisters and mother and Ben got ready at home with the guys. It was THE hottest day in September that I can recall in a long time. So so hot. Dana was secretly pregnant and oh did I feel for her in her gorgeous gown in that heat with first trimester nausea. Somehow she remained perfectly poised and moved so gracefully in her Jimmy Choo’s the entire day.

Their day was filled with the most important people in their lives and many sweet moments. I loved that they shared an exciting little secret together and that nothing ever felt rushed or forced throughout the day. Exactly the way it should be. D + B thank you for sharing your special day with us. I’m so happy to have met you both!

University Club of Toronto Wedding details
University Club of Toronto Wedding getting ready
University Club of Toronto Wedding details
University Club of Toronto Wedding getting ready
University Club of Toronto Wedding bride getting ready
University Club of Toronto Wedding bride getting ready
University Club of Toronto Wedding bride getting ready
University Club of Toronto Wedding, Bride Portrait
University Club of Toronto Wedding, Mother and bride in car
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university club of toronto wedding groom getting ready
university club of toronto wedding groom getting ready
university club of toronto wedding groom getting ready
university club of toronto wedding groom getting ready
St Mary's Church Toronto Wedding
Toronto Wedding St Mary's Church Ceremony
Toronto Wedding St Mary's Church Ceremony
Toronto Wedding St Mary's Church Ceremony
Toronto Wedding St Mary's Church Ceremony
University Club of Toronto Wedding
Osgoode Hall Wedding Party Photos
Osgoode Hall Wedding Photos
Osgoode Hall Wedding Photos
Osgoode Hall Wedding Photos
Osgoode Hall Wedding Photos
Osgoode Hall Wedding Photos
Osgoode Hall Wedding Photos
Osgoode Hall Wedding Photos
Osgoode Hall Wedding Photos
University Club of Toronto, reception details
University Club of Toronto reception
University Club of Toronto reception
University Club of Toronto reception
University Club of Toronto reception
University Club of Toronto reception
University Club of Toronto reception
University Club of Toronto reception
University Club of Toronto reception
University Club of Toronto Wedding


Vendors
Ceremony: St Mary’s Church, Toronto
Reception: University Club of Toronto
Portrait location: Osgoode Hall
Florals: Ashley Elaine Florals
Wedding Coordinator: Laura Scott – Tula Events
Stationary: Paper & Poste
Wedding Cake: I Do! Wedding Cakes
Bride’s gown: La Sposa
Bridal Boutique: Kleinfeld Canada
Bridesmaids dresses: Dessy
Hair: Ritual
Makeup: Ritual
Brides shoes: Jimmy Choo
Rings: Mike Uditsky
Jewelry: BHLDN
Groom’s Suit: King & Rook
Groom’s Shoes: Salvatore Ferragamo
Second Photographer: Amy Buck
Photography Assistant: Lyndsay Alves

Scarborough Bluffs is one of my favourite spots for engagement sessions, particularly in the warmer months. I usually steer away from waterfront sessions during the winter. The harsh weather over wide open space and those windy days, paired with stiff fingers and faces definitely make it challenging to relax be in the moment together.

With all of this in mind we decided to go ahead with a beachfront session in February. I had envisioned a snow dusted beach and overcast skies. Instead we got the most perfect day. Calm winds, sunshine and mild weather.

I’m not complaining about dropping jackets for this balmy winter session. Although, so much mud. Which is why the bluffs were alllll ours. Footwear may have been sacrificed to reach our destination. L&S may have also walked through icy knee deep water to avoid going back through that mud.

It feels like it was just yesterday that we were designing their save the dates, and now we are one week out from their wedding day. Sharing a few favs before we celebrate their New Years Eve Wedding at One King West in Toronto in next week!!

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Melissa and Jay are getting married today at Bloom Field Gardens in Newcastle and we couldn’t be more excited. It looks we finally have some ideal summer weather too. This will actually be the first wedding of the season without rain and the heavy humidity. It should be a good hair day for all. :)

Last September we drove to Kortright Centre to shoot some engagement photos and oh my goodness, these two. It was an unusually sticky, humid day for September, just uncomfortable for walking but you would never know looking at these two together. Melissa and Jay brought their beautiful German Shepherd, Mya who may have stolen my heart. She joined us for a few photos below. I can’t wait to see their wedding favours featuring Mya later today.

Everyone I have spoken to on the vendor team for M&J’s wedding is beaming with excitement for their big day. These two are just that lovely. Melissa has such a kind heart and is thoughtful, and also an amazing baker (thank you for the cookies). Time to load the car. See you real soon. x

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