Lee & Sophie, a beach wedding at the Ritz Carlton Dubai.
It always amazes me how many couples choose Dubai for their destination wedding. For many its perfectly located when you have guests from all over the world, and for others its a place they visited and fell in love with. This was the case with Lee & Sophie from the UK who always planned to return, after an special holiday where Lee proposed to Sophie on a boat.
Organized and styled by their Fairy Godmother, the amazing Tania from My Dubai Wedding , L&S beautiful wedding was held at one of our favorite venues The Ritz Carlton Located on the beach but with close proximity to the Marina this classy venue ticked all the boxes because – you guessed it this wedding also involved a yacht trip for all of family and friends.
My over-riding impression of this wedding was the strong bond shared by all the friends and family. A group that had obviously grown up together, and the love they all shared was tangible. Other impressions…… Maisie and Molly- their gorgeous little girls getting ready with mum…….the heat- it was 40 in the shade !!! …the incredible job all the vendors did (listed below)….. how Tania transformed the Palm Grill….balloons on the ceiling….. the sunset boat ride…… the genuine heartfelt, tear filled speeches…….the fire dancers (yes you need one or two…or fireworks….please!) ….. Lee dancing with Sophie with confetti raining down (recommended!) , and then dancing with his two beautiful girls – unforgettable.
A wedding perfectly suited to our photojournalist style – full of completely unscripted moments, tangible love, genuine emotion …and beer.
Hair & Makeup by our good friend Monica from Blush Beauty
Awesome job with the flowers Upscale and Posh
Dress by Pronovias
Video by our friends Derick & Gayle at Morning Jacket Films