Chris & Melissa
Chris and I worked at an English pub downtown together for just over two years. When we finally went on a date and kissed for the first time that night we became inseparable. I had finally found the person I was meant to kiss for the rest of my days. A year went by, and we found out we were pregnant and had our son. We often look back at the time of us working together and the harmless flirting that persisted to this new foundation of love, honesty, and laughter we have formed
The moment he kissed me on our first date.
I was eight months pregnant in July, and Chris took me camping in the mountains in Jasper, AB. He took me to Lake Maligne, and we sat on the rocks watching the water. He walked away for a minute, and I saw him go into his backpack. He came up behind me and gave me the box with the most beautiful ring I have ever seen. He didn't need to say anything because my answer has always been yes.
I ordered a swatch for the Zoey 2.0 dress. When I received it only after a few days, I knew this fabric was legit! The stretchiness and comfortability was exactly what I was looking for.
I was soooo nervous! When I put it on, I bawled my eyes out, of course. It was perfect.
Fall themed, with pops of burgundy.
We got married outside at Quarry Lake Park in Canmore, Alberta. The Three Sister Mountains were behind us.
I walked down the aisle to the Elvis cover by Haley Klinkhammer: Can't Help falling in love with you Vance Joy: Your Mess is Mine And we didn't have a reception, we simply went to a pub after!
Fro-locking in the mountains with our photographer and videographer following us around!
GET A PLANNER! It was so stress free, not having to worry about a thing!
5 out of 5 stars
Congratulations Chris & Melissa!
Wishing you the best today and always.
When did you know you had found your perfect dress?
I never really did the traditional bridal shop experience - I just knew this was the dress and the kind of company I wanted to work with.
I was excited but so nervous to put it on. Chris took my measurements for me and we sent them in. I was scared that it wouldn't fit so I actually waited a day or so to put it on. (Silly I know) But I put it on and OH MY GOSH! It fit PERFECTLY! The length of the skirt and the sleeves, the loose fabric but still tight enough to hug my curves. It was a dream! Aside from my wedding, I wore it a year later for bridals, and just did a sexy anniversary photoshoot wearing the top! It has been better than I could have expected.
Explain to us how you found Wear Your Love?
I'm a wedding photographer and actually shot a wedding where the bride had the Zoey dress. I remember as soon as I saw her in it, that was my dress. I wasn't even engaged at the time haha. But I just knew that was the one I would want.