Angela + Jordan | Galia Lahav Real Wedding From Brandon Scott Photography

This Ontario wedding is pure magic.  Held at a stunning family cottage on Georgian Bay, the venue was warm, inviting and well-loved. The decor complimented the setting’s natural beauty with soft greenery and unstructured bouquets and centerpieces. Angela’s Galia Lahav was elegant yet simple, and she knew on first sight that she’d found her perfect dress.

Angela + Jordan | July 23, 2016 | Georgian Bay, Ontario

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The Ceremony
We had an outdoor ceremony on the stone terrace of a well-loved family cottage surrounded by the beauty of Georgian Bay and our closest friends and family.

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The Reception
Intimate dinner + dance in the vaulted-ceiling great room of the cottage rich with influences from nature via green garlands and long harvest tables.

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Angela’s Wedding Dress Search
I was obsessed with Israeli dresses and struggling with the fact that they were all out of my budget. Just as I was about to give up on them, Galia Lahav released their Gala line of ready-to-wear dresses (which, though barely, were within budget!) and I knew as soon as I tried on this dress that it was the one. The dainty straps, the elegant chantilly lace, the unexpected feathery appliqués and the sultry backless design/train were extraordinary. More importantly, as the picky bride who had tried on 20+ dresses unsuccessfully, I had absolutely zero bones to pick with this one. It was love at first sight!

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How She Felt In Her Galia Lahav Gown
Radiant, Glamorous, Comfortable

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Why She’s Selling Her Wedding Dress
While it’s nice to think of passing my dress down to my daughter in the future etc., I have yet to meet a daughter who wants to wear her mom’s wedding dress (ha!). I thought it would be better to pass this dress on to another bride who can find joy in it in the present.

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Credits
Wedding Dress: Galia Lahav Gala 604 | Photography: Brandon Scott Photography  |  Venue: Private Family Cottage | Catering: Christine Bib Catering and Events  | Event Planning:  A Black Tie Affair  | Floral Design: Pardon My Garden
Cake: Finespun Cakes & Pastries, Forno Cultura  & Petit Nuage