High school sweethearts Amy and Joseph met through a friend in 2003 and started dating immediately. After a seven-year courtship, Joseph popped the question on December 27, 2010 while the couple was vacationing in New York.
For her big day Amy envisioned a stylish modern wedding celebration, which also paid homage to Joseph’s Armenian heritage.
Amy, resplendent in a voluminous Vera Wang ballgown, elaborate veil and Valentino pumps married her groom at a traditional ceremony at Trinity Anglican Church in Cambridge, Ontario, then headed to the big city for a reception at The Fermenting Cellar in Toronto’s Distillery District. Amy and Joseph decorated their modern venue with warm, elegant touches, hanging chandeliers from the rafters and topping their tables with modern calla lily centrepieces. Guests were treated to a gourmet meal and two bands (an English rock and soul ensemble and an Armenian band) with dancing before and after dinner.
Amy Taylor and Joseph Ashkarian, August 25, 2012, Toronto, Ontario.
Photography courtesy of Tyler and Sharon of Mango Studios.
Ceremony location: Trinity Anglican Church
Reception location: The Fermenting Cellar in Toronto’s Distillery District
Bridal gown: Vera Wang
Bridal shoes: Valentino
Bridal party attire: Ritche Bridal
Groom’s suit: Custom-designed by Samuelsohn; tie by Tom Ford; shoes by Paul Smith
Cake: Bobbette & Belle
Caterer: Stonehouse Catering
Favours: Donations to Toronto Humane Society, Nellie’s Shelter for Women and Children and Right to Play
Music: Saturday Night Jive and Khoren Mouradian & Band
Hair: Paul Taylor
Makeup: Katrina Byrne from K’ur Salon & Spa
Flowers: Lilies White (bouquets) and Todd Kjargaard from Jackie O (reception)
Stationery: Paper Ideas and Williamsburg Printing
Photobooth: Shutterbug Photobooth
Video: Crafted Film Co. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Chairs: Chair-man Mills
Limos: Babylon Limousine
Chandeliers and lighting: 5th Element Events
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