In the heart of the picturesque Loire Valley, where history whispered through the vineyards and the air carried the fragrance of romance, Sophie and Robbie embarked on a journey that transcended borders and blended cultures. Last September, against the backdrop of the enchanting Château de Jalesnes, their love story unfolded in a destination wedding that transcended time and place.
Hailing from the vibrant streets of New York, Sophie and Robbie chose to exchange their vows in the serene beauty of the French countryside. The château, with its centuries-old charm, provided the perfect canvas for their love to blossom. Despite their roots stretching from the bustling cityscape of New York to the rolling hills of Scotland and the rich tapestry of China, the couple found a common ground in the embrace of the Loire Valley.
As the sun dipped below the horizon, casting a warm glow over the château grounds, Sophie and Robbie's love took center stage in an outdoor ceremony that embraced the gentle fall breeze. The air was filled with whispers of promises and the soft rustle of leaves, bearing witness to a union that transcended borders.
But the magic didn't stop there. The celebration kicked off the day before the wedding with a captivating welcome dinner. Robbie, paying homage to his Scottish heritage, donned a traditional kilt, adding a touch of regality to the festivities. The evening unfolded with the rhythmic dance of Chinese dragons, a nod to Sophie's roots, creating a vibrant tapestry of cultures seamlessly woven together.
Amidst the laughter, clinking glasses, and the aroma of delectable cuisine, the couple's beloved canine companion, Truffle, added an extra layer of joy to the celebration. With eyes full of unconditional love, Truffle became an integral part of this cross-cultural union, embodying the essence of family and togetherness.
The wedding dinner, like a scene from a fairytale, unfolded beneath the starlit sky. Tables adorned with elegant floral arrangements and soft candlelight created an intimate atmosphere, reflecting the couple's commitment to a lifetime of shared moments.
Underneath the canvas of the star-studded Loire Valley sky, the grand finale of Sophie and Robbie's celebration unfolded in a spectacular display of fireworks, illuminating the château grounds with bursts of color and joy. As the radiant sparks danced overhead, echoing the brilliance of the couple's love, the night culminated in a crescendo of beauty, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all who bore witness to this extraordinary union.
Sophie and Robbie's love story, written in the language of diverse cultures and sealed with vows under the French sky, is a testament to the beauty of love that knows no boundaries. In the heart of the Loire Valley, amidst the whispers of history and the embrace of new beginnings, Sophie and Robbie embarked on a journey that will forever be etched in the annals of their love story.
We were honored to share this special day with they as their Château de Jalesnes wedding photographer videographer.
Venue : Château de Jalesnes
Florist : Atelier Mimoza
MUHA : Fanny Wong
Quartet : Ivana String Quartet
Photographer & Videographer : Pierre & Julia