Katie and Alex both met when they respectively worked in Topshop and Topman. “Katie covered a shift working with me and that was the start of our friendship,” says Alex. “It took a few years for a romance to happen, but I eventually asked Katie if she would be my girlfriend in Nando's – not the most romantic I'll admit, but the sentiment was there.”
Three years later, Alex popped the question in York, which is where Katie went to university. He wanted to propose in the Museum Gardens but unfortunately they were closed on the day. “I ended up asking Katie to marry me along the banks of the river, it was the windiest day and there were branches and leaves flying around! The ring didn't fit but it was a vintage find and she was still completely surprised and said 'yes'.”
Here, Alex tells us more about their special day...
“My bouquet was inspired by a country meadow, which tied in nicely with our venue.” – Katie
“I opted for a Pronovias dress called Domingo. I knew I wanted a simple gown and this was perfect for me.” – Katie
I picked a midnight blue tuxedo from John Lewis. The groomsmen chose their own attire, which could have been a disaster, but they did well and went for a grey blazer, with dark trousers and bow ties that matched mine.
The cake was a naked Victoria sponge, which worked well with the other details on the day.
Katie's dad Vin is a folk musician and played during the signing of the register – which is becoming a family tradition.
Our décor was a mix of country vintage and folky chic – quite natural and minimalist boasting plenty of candles in jars and our tableplan was displayed on black boards.
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