A Colourful Multicultural Wedding in Toronto
Kanyika and Atif’s first official date was at Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto, the place instantly they knew that they had one thing particular. Throughout their date, a pair obtained engaged proper in entrance of them with a diver presenting a ‘Will you marry me?” placard contained in the stingray tank. Atif popped the identical query a number of years down the street throughout a summer season trip in Italy. He took Kanyika to a spot overlooking Rome and the Vatican Metropolis to view the sundown. Then he went down on one knee and offered her with a hoop. “He began speaking about our future and the way he noticed us rising within the years forward,” Kanyika shares. “I may barely give attention to what he was saying via a blur of tears.”
Since Kanyika and Atif come from totally different cultures, that they had a fusion wedding ceremony that includes Muslim and Christian traditions and together with Pakistani and Caribbean parts. Blush pink and white have been prevalent within the wedding ceremony decor with wealthy pops of peach and magenta as a nod to the daring colors of South Asian weddings. They’d each a Nikkah and a Christian ceremony. “One of the best a part of all of it was saying sure to my finest pal twice,” Kanyika says.
The florals have been completely breathtaking. Kanyika particularly requested for peonies—her favorite flower—with English roses and ranunculus within the combine. “I nearly cried with pleasure when the bouquets and boutonnieres have been delivered to my resort room,” Kanyika shares. “I had given our florist some concepts and inspiration for my bouquet, however I couldn’t have imagined the ultimate outcome could be so beautiful!”
The smoke bomb photoshoot was one of many highlights of the marriage. They select brilliant orange and sizzling pink-coloured smoke to maintain with their color palette. The colors produced a daring impact and made for spectacular pictures. Though the climate forecast known as for rain, The couple have been lucky to have it cooperate for this particular second. “The day went higher than both of us may have hoped for with everybody having a good time and dancing to music from each cultures!” Kanyika shares.
Kanyika Yorke and Atif Khan, June 15, 2019, Toronto, Ontario.
Images courtesy of Lucas T Images.
Venue: The Aga Khan Museum
Marriage ceremony planner: Leigh Occasions Co.
Bridal robe: Essense of Australia from Sophie’s Robe Shoppe
Nikkah gown and Sherwani go well with: Nucreation Fashions Ltd.
Groom’s tux: Go well with Provide
Hair: Glenroy Simmons
Make-up: Neo’s Magnificence
Henna: Expressions By Lavindi
Flowers: Delta Daybreak Floral
Cake: I Do! Marriage ceremony Truffles
Stationery: So Fairly In Print
Catering: McEwan Catering
Transportation: Attract Limo
Music: Garrick the DJ
Videographer: The Inventive Graham