A Fairytale Wedding at Ufton Court: Jodie's Enchanting Maggie Sottero Gown
Posted on 24th July 2023 at 17:05
Enchanting Whimsical Fairytale: Jodie's Romantic Sweetheart Neckline Wedding Dress by Maggie Sottero
Love knows no boundaries, and sometimes, it finds its perfect rhythm on the dance floor. Meet Jodie and Dominic, whose journey to forever began as ballroom dancing partners and blossomed into a beautiful love story. We sat down with Jodie to delve into the enchanting tale of their romance, the heartfelt proposal, and the most cherished moments from their special day. Join us as we unfold the magic of their love in this real bride blog.
How it All Began: A Dance to Destiny
Jodie and Dom's love story took shape on the dance floor. As the captain of her university's ballroom dancing club, Jodie met Dominic, who was eager to continue his passion for dance after graduating. Their partnership began with training sessions and competitions, leading them into each other's hearts. Soon, their bond extended beyond dance, and they embarked on a beautiful journey of love.
The Proposal: A Scenic Walk and Joyous Surprises
For their first official date in Windsor, Dom carefully planned an unforgettable proposal. A leisurely stroll from Virginia Water to Windsor Castle included a charming picnic break. At the top of the Long Drive, with a breathtaking view before them, he got down on one knee and asked Jodie to be his forever dance partner. Overjoyed, they proceeded to a dinner where both sets of parents awaited to share in the celebration. The surprises didn't end there; upon returning home, Jodie was elated to find her family dog, who had travelled all the way from Cardiff to join in the joyous occasion.
The Most Special Day: A Celebration of Love and Dance
Jodie's wedding day held moments of pure bliss and shared passions. Walking down the aisle at Greyfriars church, they exchanged radiant smiles, eagerly anticipating the start of their marital journey. A highlight of the day was their first dance, a beautifully choreographed foxtrot/American smooth, designed by their dance coach, Andrew Cuerden. They paid homage to their dancing roots by naming their tables after the 10 ballroom and Latin competition dances and even treated their guests to a delightful cha cha cha lesson by another beloved dance coach, Lauren Jacobs.
Wisdom for Future Brides: Finding the Perfect Dress
Jodie's advice to future Sophie Grace Bridal brides is to keep an open mind and trust your instincts. Trying on different styles is crucial, as what looks stunning in a magazine may not necessarily feel comfortable all day long. The right dress will make you feel like the most beautiful version of yourself on your special day.
The Best Thing About Being Married: Cherishing Precious Memories
For Jodie, the joy of being married lies in the ability to reminisce about their wedding day through their cherished photographs. Capturing the essence of their love and celebration, these pictures serve as a beautiful reminder of the beginning of their lifelong journey together.
In their love for each other and their shared passion for dance, Jodie and Dominic have found a rhythm that will carry them through life's journey. Their enchanting love story serves as a testament to the beauty of a partnership that begins on the dance floor and blossoms into a lifetime of love and happiness.
Jodie's choice of gown, a Maggie Sottero creation, was nothing short of a fairytale dream. The romantic cap-sleeve chiffon bridal gown with a sweetheart neckline gracefully embraced her every move, as if it was tailor-made for her. The gown's flowing silhouette gave her an ethereal aura, while the intricate lace appliqués added a touch of elegance. As she walked down the aisle, all eyes were on Jodie, who looked like a vision of love and beauty.
Jodie and Dominic's fairytale wedding was a true celebration of love and romance. With Jodie looking absolutely breathtaking in her Maggie Sottero gown, their special day was filled with moments that will forever be etched in their hearts. As they begin their journey as husband and wife, we wish them a lifetime of love, happiness, and magical moments that surpass even the enchantment of their wedding day. Here's to love and the promise of a happily ever after!
Venue: Ufton Court
Photographer: Daniel Robinson Photography
Hair and Makeup Artist: Kelly Bryant from NW Make Up
Suits hired from: Navy Tail Suit from Joliffe's
Wedding Dress: Maggie Sottero
Wedding Theme: 'Relaxed Boho'
Bridesmaid Dress: ASOS
At Sophie Grace Bridal, we believe that each wedding is a beautiful tapestry of love and happiness, woven uniquely by each couple. We would be overjoyed to feature your special day on our blog and spread the magic of your love story to the world. If you have captured stunning moments from your wedding day, we would be honoured to showcase them.
Your pictures will not only be a source of inspiration for other brides-to-be but will also help them envision their dream wedding. Please share your cherished memories with us by sending an email to email@example.com, along with a brief description of your special day. Our team will handle the rest with utmost care.
The Sophie Grace Bridal Team
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