Novelle Bride Alicia came to our boutique thinking her dress shopping would be a long, drawn out process considering how she struggles picking outfits for her day to day life, never mind her wedding day! We are so happy to share that she found her dream dress from her dream designer with ease, and now has these happy memories to treasure forever. We asked our gorgeous Alicia to share her big day:
"Trevor and I met seven years ago at a mutual friend's birthday. We were instantly taken with each other and spent the whole night talking about everything from our favourite drinks to life goals and education. I remember challenging him on his beliefs and yet he still wanted to get to know me! We spent the next several years getting to know each other, buying our first house, and then moving away to Hinton, Alberta so he could explore his dream career. A few months after we moved to Hinton on a bright Spring day we were hiking to the top of a mountain with some of our close friends in Jasper. All of a sudden he was on his knee and I was so shocked and surprised that my response to "will you marry me?" was simply "yeah".
Soon after, wedding planning began and I was so excited to start looking for my dream dress. I am a very fussy person when it comes to clothes. On a daily basis I usually try on 3-4 outfits before I decide on the right one so I was sure dress shopping would be a long and horrible process. I had a few designers in mind so I looked at where I could go to try on those dresses. When the day came for my first dress appointment I chose to check out Novelle Bridal as I came across them because of their Berta sample dresses - a designer I LOVE. I had my grandmother, mother, aunt and two bridesmaids come with me and we began scouring the racks. I found several dresses that I loved but I fell for one Berta dress that was WAY over my budget. We started with some less expensive dresses and then Jessica brought out the dynamite Berta dress. I put my dress on and was instantly overcome.... There were even tears in my eyes and I could not find ONE thing I didn't like about it! Jessica then brought a Swarovski crystal headband for me to try and that was it. The fussy dresser had a dress in 25 minutes and counting.
When my wedding day came I was so excited to reveal my dress. It was perfect. It fit me like a glove and I felt like the most beautiful bride. I wish I could wear my dress every day! Thank you so so much Novelle Bridal and Jessica for making my wedding dress dreams come true!"
Hair Piece: Twigs & Honey
Photography: Ryan Coslovich
Second Shooter: Dana Cole
Wedding Planner & Stationary: Calgary Wedding Planning Co.
Videography: Rocky Mountain Studios
HMUA: Nikole D Beauty
Rentals: Great Events
Venue: The Rimrock Hotel and Spa