Inspired By The Toronto Flower Market

Inspired by the Toronto Flower Market, and the idea of shopping locally for your wedding, The Wedding Co. gathered a group talented vendors including, Katia Trudeau of Found In Love, Antonia Akai-Casuccio of The Loved One, hairstylist Nicole Graftner and Shawna Lee Beauty,  to create a styled shoot for the urban bride with an individual spirit.

The concept:  Early on in the planning process our bride made a decision to try and source everything she needed for her wedding in her own neighbourhood of Queen West, this included dropping by the Toronto Flower Market to pick up her wedding bouquet on the way to her wedding.

You will see our bride in three different dress all found on the same block between Trinity Bellwoods Park and Shaw Street, Brian Bailey, Bicyclette Boutique and Magwood. Her headpiece was found across the street at Rue Pigalle and her rings just west on Queen at Anne Sportun Fine Jewellery. The bouquet was created by Sweet Woodruff just north of the park on Dundas Street.

When ready, our bride dropped by the flower market to pick-up her bouquet, while there, she couldn’t resist indulging in a gourmet popsicle from The Pop Stand and posing for a photo by the ice cream truck. When ready she jumped on her bike and headed off to her wedding.

If you would like to be inspired by the Toronto Flower Market, drop by September 13th at 1056 Queen Street West at Fennings Street.



Concept: The Wedding Co.
Photography: Katia Trudeau of Found In Love
Styling: Antonia Akai-Casuccio from The Loved One
Hair: Nicole Graftner
Make-up: Shawna Lee Beauty
Wedding Bouquet: Sweet Woodruff
Rings: Anne Sportun 
Wedding program fans: Fossil Letterpress 
Popsicles: The Pop Stand

Look #1
Dress: Brian Bailey ~ 878 Queen St. W Toronto
Hairpiece: Cecile Boccara available at Rue Pigalle
Necklace: D’Amour Necklace available at The Loved One
Bow earrings : Aimée Earrings available at The Loved One
Drop earrings: Glittering Orb available at  The Loved One
Dahlia bouquet: Wild Lark Studio

Look #2
Dress: Bicyclette Boutique
Earrings: Enchanté Drop Earrings available at The Loved One

Look #3
Dress: Vintage dress from Magwood
Earrings: Trena Earrings available at The Loved One
Necklace: Silk Myfanwy Necklace available at The Loved One


And Baby Makes Three

Toronto wedding photographer Kristina Laukkanen of Pear Studio met with Maggie and Adam on a cold February morning and, as Kristina said “they had that glow.. not just the glow of the newly engaged, but the glow of a couple expecting their first child.”

When their wedding day finally arrived Maggie was 7 months pregnant. It isn’t easy to find a dress that will grow with you as you plan your wedding but, lucky for Maggie, she found Tina Mak, a talented Toronto gown designer who has dedicated herself to making pregnant brides look, and feel beautiful, on their wedding day.

Maggie, Adam and wedding consultant, Karina Lemke, planned a beautiful wedding at the Tappo  Wine Bar and Restaurant in the Distillery District. We are happy to announce that a few months later their healthy baby girl, Fiona was born. Congratulations Maggie and Adam!
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Wedding Planner - Karina Lemke
Photography - Pear Studios Photo + Cinema
Hair & Makeup  -  BLO YORKVILLE
Wedding Dress – Tina Mak
Jewellery – Masion Birks
Shoes – Jimmy Choo
Wedding Scent – Hermes 24 Faubourg
Music –  Jesse Gold
Ceremony officiant – Sarah Bunnett Gibson
Flowers – Designed by Bride’s dear friend
Wedding Cake and sweet - Petite and Sweet
Video – Baron Media Productions
Host Hotel – The King Edward Hotel Toronto
Ceremony + Reception Distillery District Location – Tappo Wine Bar & Restaurant

LENS Workshop

We are excited to be speaking at the LENS Workshop on Wednesday September 17th here in Toronto.

The hosts, Heidi from Heidi Lau Photography and Therese from Artiese, will bring together some of the cities top wedding professionals to set the stage with some of their amazing designs for you to photograph and build your portfolio. Not only will there be stunning eye candy to shoot, a real couple will be on hand for you to learn how to pose and interact with.

as well, the workshop gives you the opportunity to mingle and network with other photographers and vendors. The Wedding Co. will be speaking about editing your photos to get your work published.

Take a look at the photos below from last years workshop and register today!

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