Alexandra and Silvere’s Elegant Paris Vow Renewal

From the bride: "Our love story started back in 2011, in hot Turkey. I was on a beach holiday with my friend in the city of Kemer for 5 days. We met a group of French guys and I immediately noticed Silvere. We were seeing each other every day, but I've never thought that it would lead to something serious and even forgot to exchange any contact information with him.  On our last evening in Kemer, I went to bed early, while Silvere went to party with his friends. But I found a napkin with his first and last name under my room's door before our departure, so that I could find him on Facebook and the cute phrase “I will miss you ...”. I carefully keep this note since then.


I did not really believe in the possibility of long-distance relationships, especially with a foreigner! That's why I added him as a friend on Facebook only 10 days later.


Later, Silver told me that these were the longest days in his life, and that every day he tried to find Sacha from St. Petersbourg (which was the only information he had about me) on the Internet, but how could he know that my full name is Alexandra, and that I am from Arkhangelsk! After finding each other online, we continued to chat on Skype, and then I came to visit him in Paris in September, and in October and we felt in love. She travelled to St. Petersbourg. We travelled to Finland together. I moved to Paris for 1 month first and found a job and stayed for 3 more months.


Silvere came to Russia in summer and we were invited to a friend's wedding. That's where he proposed to me in front of my friends and we got married in October 2012 in Paris and then had a big wedding in summer in Ardeche, in the southeast France.


Since then we had a beautiful daughter and 7 years of happy marriage.


We had a lot of fun with our families and friends during our big wedding, but we didn't really focus on getting beautiful photos of the two of us done. I was following Daria's work and noticed that she was shooting not only weddings but vow renewals too. We thought it would be a great idea to celebrate our love, renew our vows and have some beautiful photos together in Paris. We live here but didn't really have a lot of photos together and none with the Eiffel tower. So we've chosen some of the most iconic Parisian locations: The Eiffel tower, the Tuilleries Gardens, the Louvre and Palais Royal. For the vow renewal we've chosen an intimate courtyard of the Louvre as it has the truly Parisian architecture. That place is surrounded by history and special atmosphere. It was also an occasion to choose different outfits. Silvere wore a woolen suit for our summer wedding, so he was happy to wear a more classic and elegant white tux. My custom-made dress by Anastasia from WowBridalDress was also different from my actual wedding day look. The fashion changes and it's great that we could try some new looks on. I think it's important to take time just for the two of you, especially when you become parents, and remind yourselves how fully in love you are! We truly enjoyed our day for two and celebrated every second of it.


We love our photos! And can highly recommend Daria Lorman to everyone! She is the most talented and organized photographer with tons of ideas we've met. She really has an eye for details and made us feel comfortable and taken care of. We already shared these photos with our family and friends and will treasure them forever! We would also like to thank Yuko a lot for creating such a special and unique wedding bouquet for me and Ivy for our Parisian-themed stationary".

Photographer – Daria Lorman Photography | Wedding Dress – Anastasia Point_g_lingerie | Stationery – Ivy Cousin Graphic Designer | Hair and Make Up – Joleene Mory | Florist – La Plume by Yuko Santiago | Accessories – DellaBellaGioielli | Shoes – Stella Luna | Groom’s Tuxedo – De Fursac | Groom’s Pants – David Naman | Groom’s Shirt and Bow-tie – Alain Figaret | Groom’s Shoes – Crocketttes and Jones


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