Sometimes love is undeniable, this is one of those stories.

Aly + James grew up across the sea from each other. Aly’s studies and career moved her to London. It wasn’t long before she crossed paths with James where they both admit to falling in love instantly. Their first date was seeing Matilda in the West End. Six short months later, they were engaged and planning their wedding.

Their engagement session in their neighborhood in Wapping was one of the highlights of my year.

I would confidently call this day the Royal Wedding of Wine Country. Ladies were dressed in fancy hats and guests carried paper umbrellas and  colorful fans. The ceremony had special readings, a surprise musical performance and lots of happy tears. There was also a four-tiered Wall-e cake, a mix of florals in pastels and rich, bright pops of color and subtle Disney themed decor throughout.

Getting ready: Hotel les Mars

 Trentadue winery

Coordinator: so eventful – samantha paull

Florals: peony and pinapple

Cakes + cookies: rassay cakes

Second shooter: mike at fish eye studios

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