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Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Refined patterns and textures of old and new; antique heirlooms, raw silks, and precious stones of the Silk Road conjure up imagery reminiscent of a modern Ming Dynasty.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Photography: Hong Photography and Cinema Inc.

Guilded Dynasty from Hong Creative / Hong Cinema on Vimeo.

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Photography • Hong Photography and Cinema Inc., Concept Creator, Producer, Creative Director, Stylist, and Planner • CountDown Events Planning & Design, Floral Design • The Flower Factory, Decor Design • Art of the Party Design, Cake Design • Le Gateau Bake Shop, Venue • Fairmont Hotel Vancouver; Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver, Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist • Anita Lee Beauty and Style, Gowns • Monique Lhuillier from Bisou Bridal; Erdem from The Room at Hudson's Bay; Jason Matlo; Wayne Clark from The Room at Hudson's Bay, Pearl and Crystal Necklace; Crystal Necklace; Crystal Earrings: Elsa Corsi from Jeweliette, Earrings, Bracelet, Pendant Necklace, Rings • De Beers Diamond Jewellery, Shoes and Clutch • Oscar de la Renta from The Room at Hudson's Bay, Chairs; Table, Linens; Gold Votives; Crystal Candelabra • Art of the Party Design, Transparent Vases • The Flower Factory, Flatware • The Cross Decor & Design, Tea Pot and Teacup • TWG Tea, White and Blue Vessels; Plates; Lamps • Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Menu Design • RedBliss Design

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Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia Photography

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

We love a dramatic colour scheme, so we couldn’t have been happier when Sadaf and Soroush shared their rich red and gold wedding with us. The winter wedding hosted in downtown Vancouver had a decidedly royal feel. Sadaf wore an ivory, custom-made gown with hand-sewn beading on the bodice and her hair was styled in a princess-like updo for the occasion.

What truly stole our hearts was the grand reception space that featured a long head table topped with crimson-coloured linens and decorated with red rose-filled floral displays, gold-beaded charger plates and napkins tied with glam, oversized gold tassels. “I think we had the longest head table anyone had ever seen! Luxurious, bold and memorable is what I was aiming for,” says Sadaf of the design.

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

Photography by: Ophelia & Romeo Photographers

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Photography • Ophelia Photography, Planning • Filosophi Event Planning & Design, Venue • Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Decor • Upright Decor ,  Floral • Sunflower Florist, Gown • Custom-made, Shoes • Sergio Rossi, Jewellery • Cartier (wedding bands), Rolex from Lugaro (bride's watch), Hair • Maryam Morshedi, Makeup • Haleh Makeup Artistry, Formal Wear • Ermenegildo Zegna  from Harry Rosen, Shoes • Hugo Boss, Stationery • Minted, Cake • Cake by Nicole, Entertainment • 'Pure Addiction' (Dj), Video/Cinematography • Tomasz Wagner

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Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Margherita and Rob’s elegant white and silver wedding took place last September in Vancouver. The couple had a traditional Catholic ceremony followed by a grand reception with floral by Granville Island Florist and decor by Upright Decor.

The focal point of the reception space was the opulent sweetheart table that was built on a riser. The newlyweds were seated under a custom, white canopy decorated with all-white floral displays and a hanging crystal chandelier. The bridal party sat at a long head table placed directly below the couple that featured textured, rosette-patterned linens and twinkling pillar candles. “It was a very romantic setting, and had everyone’s jaws dropping,” recalls Margherita.

Aly Armstrong of Wild Orchid Event Management provided full-service planning and design assistance for the wedding, and Yaletown Photography captured all of the details.

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

Photography by: Yaletown Photography

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Photography • Yaletown Photography, Planning and Design Assistance • Wild Orchid Event Management,  Getting Ready Venue  • Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Ceremony Venue • St. Francis of Assisi, Reception Venue and Catering • Italian Cultural Centre of Vancouver, Gown • Lillen Collection from Bisou Bridal, Shoes • Jimmy Choo, Hair • Planet Hair, Makeup • Shelley Ainsworth (Bride), Bridesmaids Dresses • Melody Plasse (Custom), Formal Wear • Canali from Harry Rosen, Rings • A1 Trade and Loan Ltd, Stationery • Making Memories, Floral • Granville Island Florist, Decor • Upright Decor, Cake • Ganache Patisserie, Entertainment • DJ - Nick Fazio, Video/Cinematography • Fairy Tale Photography

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Photography by: Photophilcro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: Photophilcro

We’re beyond excited to share Chanel & Chris’ beautiful Banff wedding with you that’s featured in the Summer/Fall 2015 issue of WedLuxe Magazine on newsstands today! The couple were married  in the spring of 2014 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Canada's "Castle in the Rockies." Derek MacDonald from Boom Goes The Drum provided event design and full-service planning for the elegant yet modern, fairytale-like celebration.

Chanel wore an exquisite Elie Saab haute couture gown purchased in Paris. Calgary-based fashion retailer Courtney Kos of Ette has an existing relationship with the acclaimed fashion house and assisted with the process. The soft peach-coloured ball gown featured sheer detailing on the arms and was embellished with sequins, beads, and floral appliqués. The couture creation left our team in total awe! Her lace pumps and clutch were also custom-designed by Elie Saab, and Designing on the Edge created her composite flower bouquet made with over twenty ivory vendela roses.

One of our favourite details of the celebration was the playful set of inflatable swan that were included in the wedding party photos—from Taylor Swift to Khloe Kardashian, the swan floats are currently having a major moment on Instagram! Chanel mentioned to photographer Phil Crozier of Photophilcro that she always dreamed of having swans at her wedding as a little girl—an almost impossible task at a spring wedding hosted in Alberta. As a surprise to the bride, Phil brought the blow-up swans as a fun, editorial twist on her childhood dream.

You can learn more about Chanel and Chris’ day in our current issue, the ultra-luxe wedding is featured in both the Eastern and Western Canada editions.

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: Photophilcro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: Photophilcro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: Photophilcro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: Photophilcro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

Photography by: PhotoPhilCro

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Photography • PhotoPhilCro, Venue and Catering • Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Event Design and Planning • Boom Goes The Drum, Floral •Designing On The Edge, Custom Couture Gown, Shoes, and Clutch • Elie Saab, Hair • Sue Thompson, Makeup • Jessica Morgan, Jewellery•  The Goldsmiths, Bridal Party Attire • Zuhair Murad from Ette (Dresses), Harry Rosen (Suits),  The Goldsmiths (Earrings), Manolo Blahnik (Shoes), Formal Wear • Paul Smith from Holt Renfrew, Cake • Yann Haute Patisserie, Stationery • Stevie and Bean Paperie, Wedding Favors • Moët & Chandon (Mini Champagne Bottles) and Yann Haute Patisserie (Macarons), Linens • Special Event Rentals, Entertainment • Lily Sting Quartet, DJ Jared Andres, Discotecha, and LA All Stars, Lighting/AV • Stardust Event Group

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