Mariel Armstrong wore a stunning gown by Galia Lahav


Mariel Armstrong wore Galia Lahav

We’re honoured to characteristic the marriage of Mariel Armstrong co- founding father of Partyskirts’

1. How did you meet your husband? Inform us somewhat bit about your relationship.

My greatest pal was taking place to Cabo for NYE to remain in a home with a gaggle of pals. Alex, (my husband), had rented a home and she or he was invited to remain. She saved urging me to come back since we had spent NYE in Cabo collectively earlier years and at all times had a good time. After fairly just a few telephone calls and with just one week till New Years, I booked a flight to Cabo. I instantly felt a reference to Alex and when the clock struck midnight, Alex came visiting to me and gave me somewhat kiss. From that second on we barely left every others facet. The remainder is historical past.

Mariel Armstrong REAL WEDDING

2. How did he suggest?
At residence! It was a Friday afternoon I had been visiting my cousin’s child. I referred to as him on my means residence and he made it look like he was nonetheless at work. I walked within the entrance door and he was within the kitchen with a bouquet of roses. I rapidly requested what the flowers have been for and why he was residence. He stood up rapidly and bought down on one knee and proposed. I cried a lot I needed to have him re-propose as soon as I calmed down.

3. How did you begin planning your marriage ceremony? What have been the primary steps?
The very first thing we did was decide a date after which affirm a marriage venue Then we employed our marriage ceremony planner! We knew we wished to work along with her so it was a quick and straightforward resolution. From there she actually helped us determine precisely what we wanted to do and when.

Mariel Armstrong REAL WEDDING

4. Did you do any magnificence or health prep in your huge day?
I did! I targeted quite a bit on making an attempt to get my pores and skin the very best I may. I didn’t need to really feel like I needed to put on an excessive amount of face make-up because it was a sizzling day in Vancouver. I did common facials in addition to chilly lasers. For health I continued on with what I usually was doing however simply elevated how a lot I labored out. I additionally develop into extra conscious of consuming a nutritious diet.



5. What was your marriage ceremony theme?

I might say our theme was Stylish, Trendy and Whimsical. The marriage reception was held in an industrial prepare station which we fully draped into two seperate areas. The dinner space and the dancing space. The dinner space was completely white and illuminated with lit up plexiglass-glass tables, with white tablecloths and a balloon cloud above that had lights all through. A lot of stunning tall white flower preparations added the heat to the room. The opposite facet was draped in all black with little twinkle lights in every single place. We wished the white eating space to really feel like day after which while you entered the dance space, it will really feel such as you stepped outdoors and have been dancing below the celebrities.


6. How did you select your location?
We knew we wished to get married in Vancouver, BC as it’s the place we each grew up and the place we reside now.

7. How did you determine in your bridesmaid fashion?
I actually wished the bridesmaids to select their very own attire as I wished everybody to be as comfy and completely satisfied as attainable and carrying one thing they’d have picked to put on that day regardless.  We went forwards and backwards on colours however ended up selecting black because it suited the entire look of the marriage the very best.

8. How did you discover your good costume?
Very shortly after I bought engaged, I used to be desirous to attempt on marriage ceremony attire. I emailed an area retailer in Vancouver and requested how quickly I may come. They made time to see me that week. I walked in and I picked a few attire and my mother picked a pair attire. The GIA robe was the primary costume I noticed and I assumed it was so stunning. I knew out of all of the attire we had chosen it was the one I wished to attempt on first. I’m glad I did as a result of it set the bar very excessive and after making an attempt fairly just a few extra I got here proper again to it!

9. How was your expertise with the Galia Lahav model?
It was nice! They have been very accommodating to vary just a few small issues akin to including the undergarments I wished and lining the bra. It additionally arrived early! Which was good to realize it was ready for me!

Mariel Armstrong REAL WEDDING

10. What was crucial factor for you and your husband when planning your marriage ceremony?
We wished to have enjoyable! We knew we wished our marriage ceremony to be the very best social gathering all our company attended this yr. We tried to at all times keep within the second and be current. We by no means wished to really feel harassed in regards to the planning since this actually was suppose to be a day to have a good time our love and a day to have enjoyable with the individuals we love essentially the most. I might keep we achieved that. Pondering again on the day I didn’t really feel harassed as soon as. We actually had SO a lot enjoyable.

11.What was your first marriage ceremony track?
Feeling Good , By Micheal Buble. We had a confetti cannon go off on the trumpets within the track and it rapidly switched to Increased Love By Kygo and Whitney Houston and we had everybody be part of us on the dance ground.

12.What did you get pleasure from essentially the most about planning your marriage ceremony?
I believe essentially the most enjoyable half was developing with the idea of the house and the decor components that we have been going to have.

13.What recommendation would you give to all our future brides?
Keep current and have enjoyable with it! You’re about to plan the very best social gathering of your life so it ought to actually be a lot enjoyable! Oh, and get a marriage planner! I tribute a variety of my enjoyment and lack of feeling stress to figuring out I had somebody who was going to have all the things below management for me main as much as and on the day of the marriage. I used to be capable of simply present up and all the things I had envisioned was there and had come to life.

14. What second out of your marriage ceremony will you always remember?
That’s a tough one! There are actually so many particular moments from that day. I believe seeing Alex for the primary time after we did our first look will at all times stay very excessive on the highest of my listing for that day.


Wedding ceremony Planner: Erin Bishop- Filosphi Occasions @filosophi
Decor Leases and Florals: Koncept Occasions @Koncept.occasions
Balloon Cloud: Frankie & Co Store @frankieandcoshop
Lighting: Innovation Lighting @innovationlighting
Meals: Railtown Catering @railtowncaters
Make-up: Claudia Pooley @theglamoury
Invites: Swell Press @swellpress
Venue: Rocky Mountainer Practice Station @rockymountaineer
Photographer 1: Dennis Gocer @thecollectiveyou
Photographer 2: Linas Dambrauskas @linasdambrauskas

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