Sam and Trevor: JUST MARRIED!

I can barely remember when I first met Sam and Trevor because it feels like we’ve known each other forever.  I do, however, remember that upon being told of their engagement I was quite surprised since I had no idea they were even dating!  This pair has always been quite private about their relationship, which, in a world where all our interactions are broadcast online, is quite a rare thing.  Knowing all that, how lucky am I to have been invited to snap some shots of this lovely couple being publicly romantic for their engagement photos?!  These photos are even more special since they were taken at Honest Eds, a cherished Toronto landmark which will see its demise at the end of this year.

It’s been a long time since I first learned of their engagement and in that time I have grown to know and love Sam and Trevor as the incredible, kind, loving (and sarcastic) people that they are.  I can’t imagine two people who compliment each other more perfectly.  Trevor is the calm in the storm.  He is patient and thoughtful and wise.  Sam is a little firecracker!  She is passionate and outspoken and a fierce friend.  They are the perfect Ying and Yang.  These two were meant to be in a way I have never seen in any other two people and it feels as if they have been married for years when in fact it’s been only a matter of hours!

Sam and Trevor, I wish you both a long and happy marriage filled with joy and compassion and love!  Congratulations Sam and Trevor!!


Bridal Burlesque Beauty: Chow Mein

Earlier this year I had the absolute pleasure of designing and creating a wedding dress for the sweetest gal I know, Chow Mein of The Harlettes.  A vintage beauty with a twist, Chow’s gown was actually a romper and skirt combo allowing her all the elegance of a gown with the functionality of shorts!  In a beautiful, creamy off-white the ensemble was decorated with hundreds of appliquéd flowers, beads and crystals and the look was topped off with a simple flower crown.  I was so thrilled to have been able to contribute to the happy couple’s special day!  Please enjoy some photos from the occasion of the radiant Chow and Mr. Mein!