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Real Life Wedding Angers, France – Part 1

Good Morning everyone.  Today’s Real Life Wedding Angers is another 2 parter and is one to make your heart smile.  Anastasia and Alexandre’s 3 day wedding culminates at the magical Chateau Challain (part 2 the wedding celebrations coming soon) but is an example of the marriage civil code in France, where the majority of weddings have the smaller legal service and the larger wedding celebrations.

Anastasia is going to guide us through her wedding days:

 “Alexandre and I met in Lille in France, were my future husband lived and were I came to study (I’m Moldavian). Shortly after I moved to continue studies in Angers – and for 4 years we were living between Angers and Lille. We both felt in love with this town and Pays de la Loire in general. By pure coincidence I have seen a photo of Chateau Challain and it was love from the first sight. When we found out that it was just 30 min from Angers – our choice was done!”

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“Alex and I decided to have a 3 day wedding.  On Friday we had a ceremony in the council in Angers – a very short and simple ceremony (in any case you do not have much choice), just our families and witnesses, followed by a nice shooting in Angers and a delicious diner in a restaurant. I had a simple Alfred Angelo dress – I didn’t want to have 2 white dresses (only THE dress should be white), so just bought a nice bridesmaid dress, slightly yellow.”

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Thank you to Tori Deslauriers for sharing her pictures and to Anastasia and Alex for sharing the first part of their wedding.

I look forward to sharing part 2 of the wedding shortly and full credits coming in second part.

monique trulove --wedding blogger

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8 Comments

  • Wow, looks stunning.

    Surely captures everything you could want from a picturesque French wedding. Such gorgeous vibrant colours, everything so neatly framed, such great moments captured and love the French flag sash the registrar is wearing! So cute!

    Good job all.

  • Looks like such a gorgeous day – the photos really capture the essence of the day and such attention to detail. Despite being in such different and what looks like difficult lights every picture seems to be perfectly exposed – very impressive! lovely photos for what looks to be a lovely couple..can’t wait to see day two!

  • What an amazing venue! Photos are amazing and it looks like the weather was in full cooperation! The couple must be so excited!