Isn’t It Romantic – Lauren & Ian’s Real Wedding in Glasgow by Chantal Lachance-Gibson Photography

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Lauren and Ian got engaged in Arizona, and ended up having their wedding on a different continent – in Glasgow! Followed there by their friends and family, together they had an unforgettable day with a loosely romantic vintage theme in ivory, champagne and dusky pink. Chantal Lachance-Gibson was on hand to take these delightful photos of the happy newlyweds.

Lauren & Ian Real Wedding by Chantal Lachance Gibson Photography

Bride and Groom: Lauren, recent graduate, and Ian, research fellow

Length of engagement: 15 months

Wedding date: 27 July 2012

Wedding ceremony: Glasgow University Chapel

Wedding reception: Holiday Inn Glasgow-East Kilbride

Wedding photographer: Chantal Lachance-Gibson Photography

Wedding theme/colours:  The colours were ivory, champagne, and dusty pink to go with our loose romantic/vintage theme.

Wedding dress by: White by Vera Wang

First dance song: Real Love by Regina Spektor

Your favourite wedding story: We already knew we were moving to Glasgow, a city neither of us had even visited before, when we got engaged in Arizona. To celebrate the start of our life together, we decided to have our wedding in Glasgow and invite our friends and family to our new home. We were so happy and grateful to see our loved ones arrive in Scotland and enjoyed showing them the sights before and after the wedding.

Gold & Cream Wedding Invitations

Wedding Gown On Hanger

Vera Wang Fashion Label

Bridal Perfume

Bride Getting Ready

Bride Getting Ready

Bride Getting Ready

Bridal Shoes by Vera Wang

Bridal Shoes by Vera Wang

Bride and Father of the Bride

Bride Arriving At Church

Bride Walking Down The Aisle With Father

Bride & Groom At The Altar

Bride & Groom At The Altar

Bride & Groom Candle Ceremony

Bride & Groom Candle Ceremony

New Mr & Mrs

Bride & Groom Outside Church

Bride & Groom With Guests

Groom and Groomsmen

Groom and Groomsmen Funny Socks

Bride And Family

Bride and Bridesmaids

Bride and Bridesmaid Bouquets

Bride And Groom Kiss Outside Church

Bride & Groom Outside Church

Bride And Groom Laughing on Bench

Bride And Groom With Mr & Mrs Sign

Smiling Groom

Bride And Groom In The Park

Bride And Groom On The Bench

Wedding Champagne

Reception Venue

White Reception Table Decorations

White Wedding Cake

Wedding Reception Pink Muffin And Flowers

Wedding Reception Card Box In Suitcase And White Table Decor

Bride And Groom Listen To Speeches

Wedding Guests

Bride And Groom Toasting

Father of the Bride Making A Speech


Chantal Lachance-Gibson specialises in artistic, contemporary and photojournalistic photography for weddings and all other special occasions, covering everything from pre-wedding photoshoots to Cherish The Dress fashion sessions. Based in Glasgow, Scotland she covers all of the UK, and also works as a destination photographer in Italy. Dedicated to capturing the special small moments that happen at any wedding, she uses her creative ways to make sure each wedding looks different and truly reflects the couple.

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