David and Ada Riding The Rocket

David and Ada were married at an intimate ceremony in her parents backyard with their closest family and friends surrounding them.

After the ceremony they jumped on a streetcar for some fun portraits with some of Toronto’s commuters. They hopped off the streetcar for more portraits on Queen Street East while their guests made their way to Archeo where the reception was held.

As you can see from the photos, the couple were welcomed to the reception with open arms and cheers. After a great meal, beautiful speeches and the first dance, the couple headed out with photographer Erika Jacobs of Odd Sparrow for one final portrait.

Ada + Dave

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Reception venue: Archeo
Dress: Pronovias from Becker’s Bridal
Headpiece: Erin Fitzpatrick Bridal
Suit: Gotstyle
Bow tie & suspenders: Highboy Menswear
Flowers: Coriander Girl
Chocolates: Soma Chocolate
Sweets: Sullivan & Bleeker Baking Co.

 

Style At The Drake One Fifty

The Drake Hotel’s Lexi Haslam styled this beautiful, contemporary-meets-classic, style shoot at the Drake One Fifty, a new restaurant and event space in the heart of Toronto’s financial district. I will let Lexi explain the inspiration behind the shoot.

The Drake Hotel has opened a new Toronto location in the Financial District called “Drake One Fifty.” As a Cultural Art Hub, Drake brings a unique space to the downtown core by offering the “urban couple” a trendy venue to host their reception. From the art deco floors to the cork ceilings, it already looks picture perfect without any additional decor.

This stylized photo shoot is contrast of looks from soft and subtle to bold and eclectic. You will see the couple’s transformation throughout the stylized shoot from a whimsical wedding ceremony to a 1920’s cocktail-style celebration: “PARTY TIME!” We wanted to emphasize the excitement of planning an intimate affair, and to remember that it is the “couple” that should have ALWAYS have the best time.

There are two settings in this photo shoot:

1) Traditional Setting: Intimate reveal before the ceremony  || LOOK: soft makeup and elegant hair

2. Non-Traditional Setting: Using the venue space as the newlyweds playground post ceremony || LOOK : Bold makeup, bodacious curls and gold headpieces (Twist on1920’s Prohibition Era).

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Styled, Coordinated and Directed by: Lexi Haslam instagram @Lexingtonto
Location and catering: Drake One Fifty
Flowers: Poppies
Photography by: Scarlet O’Neill
Makeup + Hair by: Fancy Face Inc:
First gown: Ferre Sposa:
Cocktail dress & Men’s suit by: Cabaret Vintage
Headpieces by Emidesh

Lovely Lily & Bryan

Last April, The Wedding Co., Civello Salon and Olive Studio gave one lucky couple the ultimate engagement package, a morning of pampering at the salon, and an engagement shoot by the talented April Maciborka of Olive Studio.

The lovely Lily and Bryan were the lucky recipients of the prize and here are the beautiful results.

We highly recommend you have your make-up artist and hairstylist follow you on your engagement shoot, not only will they keep you looking fresh the entire time, it’s a lot of fun, especially if its Gabo and Hassan from Civello.

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