I met L, during her short stay in Montreal, when were students. I always remember her for her good humor and her sense of style, already trending at the time! I was therefore not surprised to find with delight, her wedding photos captured by the talented David One.

The warm personality of the couple radiates through each photo and the many details that they have perfected for their big day, creates such a romantic, unique and beautiful wedding, that I am honoured to feature here today!

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine - vineyard


The Romantic Wedding of L+S

L and S met at their workplace, but it was at the corner of Montorgueil street in Paris, while sipping mango mojitos (yum!) that they realized that they have so much in common.

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine - bouquet

 

The rest of their love story naturally unravels and after numerous trips to Iguazu Falls, at the Cape of Good Hope, by way of the Dead Sea, to Andalusia, Chicago, Berlin, and even London – it was actually in Florence that S asked for L’s hand in marriage.

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine - vineyard
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine - vineyard
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine - vineyard

Born in Bordeaux, L wanted to get married in the beautiful region of Aquitaine. The bride and groom got ready in a charming castle near their reception hall, along with their loved ones. These first moments of joy, laughter, and intimate moments shared together, quickly confirmed to everyone that their big day would be the pinnacle of all of the wedding planning that would abruptly end that day!

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine

After a solemn but emotional civil ceremony, it is at the Château Lafitte–Laguens that the newlyweds and their guests continued their wedding day, mixing a beautiful and unique combination of religious and secular elements – adding just the right touch. Gospel songs, psalms played by guitar, secular readings and testimonies given by their close relatives, songs sung acapella and the exchange of vows… I can easily imagine the love, warmth and beauty of their ceremony!

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine


L’s Words

“It was particularly moving to speak in front of an audience so close and dear to us & I loved sharing such deep and intimate feelings…”

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine Château Lafitte
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine Château Lafitte
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine Château Lafitte
mariage romantique en Aquitaine Château Laffitte
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine Château Lafitte
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine Château Lafitte

These love birds chose Music as the theme for their wedding. For side colours, they selected two sparkling colours and very much in mode for a wedding: a mint green & peach. What a romantic mix!

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine Château Lafitte
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine - bouquet


Items Made With Love for the Wedding

  • The Arch for the Wedding Ceremony
  • The Seating Chart, in Vinyl to suit the theme
  • The Couple’s Initials in Wood
  • The Cork Place Cards (tutorial available here)
  • Blackboards with the Table Names
  • The Wreaths

 

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine seating chart
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine wooden initials
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine DIY cork place card holders
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine DIY

 

Plus, a lot of cute things bought on Etsy!

 

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine
A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine


Steal This Idea

Hire a Gypsy Jazz Band to play during Cocktails! L and S used  Père Peinards.

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine jazz manouche band


L’s Advice for Future Brides & Grooms

Do not neglect the planning! As your big day unfolds, it will become clear and you will be able to enjoy the day. Test your ideas beforehand and delegate tasks to your family: you’ll have peace of mind and you’ll be able to rest!

A Romantic Wedding in Aquitaine

 

Congratulations to you both! You have created a romantic wedding that represents your love so vividly and intimately! Best wishes and long live your love!

 

Photographer: DavidOne
Floriste: Stéphanie Desclouds
Caterer: Karine Geninatti
Wedding Dress: Marie Laporte
Hair Accessories: Mademoiselle Chapeaux
Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist: Pauline B
Rception venue: Château Lafitte

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