This gorgeous couple had a party like no other! Groom Dan tells us all about their music themed wedding…
What dress did Georgina wear?
“Georgina wore a Caroline Castigliano gown, bought from Sarah Elizabeth Bridal in Cheltenham.”
And the accessories?
“A pearl bracelet from Goldsmiths, earrings from Whistles, Rainbow Club shoes, and a fresh rose from her mum’s garden! I wore braces from Sharp & Dapper, a bow tie from The Grunion Run and shoes from Duke & Dexter.”
How did you feel when you saw her up the aisle?
“I’d already made my mind up beforehand that I was going to look back when she walked in, it was a moment I wasn’t going to miss. All I remember was hearing the first few notes of Hoppipola by Sigur Ros and then one of George’s bridesmaids said: “psssst, Dan, here she comes!” I looked around and bang – a massive flood of emotion. She looked incredible, more beautiful than ever before.”
What did the bridesmaids and groomsmen wear?
“The bridesmaids all sourced their own dresses, as did the ushers with their suits. We asked the bridesmaids to buy a dress in blush pink, and the ushers were instructed to wear whatever suit they wanted to, as long as they wore a white shirt and braces so we would match with jackets off.”
What was your theme?
“We had a loose ‘song lyrics’ theme. We we used lyrics in our stationery and I also made signs for the route to the ceremony and reception using song lyrics. Music has always been a big part of our lives, so it seemed apt.”
What was the highlight of your day?
“We both loved the entire day, but my personal highlight was during our first dance. We chose Otis Redding’s Try a Little Tenderness as we wanted a song that started off slow but built up. When the tempo lifted I beckoned our friends and family onto the dancefloor. I have this incredible memory of all our favourite people flooding onto the dancefloor with massive smiles on their faces and the buzz that was already in the air went up another notch. Guests said what a beautiful moment it was as they could see how close all of our friends are.”
What was your best buy?
“I always wanted bow ties for the groomsmen. I found them from a US company, and I was overjoyed when they arrived. They even custom made a small one for my son Ezra to wear.”
Date: 11th June 2016
Venue: Newnham Church, Forest of Dean, followed by the marquee reception at Georgina’s mum’s house in Awre
Photographer: Edd Taylor
Georgina’s dress: Caroline Castigliano
Shoes: Rainbow Club