Celebrating with their closest friends and family, Farah and Shadie had a beautiful, intimate winter wedding at The Commander’s Mansion in Watertown, MA.
Farah’s family custom made her jewelry, which perfectly complemented her Anthropologie wedding dress.
Farah and Shadie shared a first look on the Commander Mansion’s grand staircase.
Thank you for choosing me to capture your special day Farah and Shadie!
Wedding Dress: Anthropologie
Makeup: Makeup by Ligia
Venue: Commander’s Mansion
Wedding Planner/Coordinator: Venessa Azar (sister-in-law)
DJ: DJ Victor Baruzzo
Cake: Konditor Meister
first dance | John Legend “All of Me”
How did you meet?
Funny story, I was technically one of Shadie’s bosses in a way. We were both in the same dental residency program in a hospital in Philadelphia. Shadie was starting his first year of the program and I was his “chief resident”, which means I worked with the program director to manage and direct the on-call duties of the first year residents. One of my first memories of him was being immediately impressed by his charming, sweet, and humble personality. He’s one of those people who gets along with everyone and is so easy to love.
How did Shadie propose? We would frequently visit his sister in NYC when we were living in Philadelphia, so one weekend his family helped him decorate his parents’ condo in downtown and I was totally caught off guard when I walked into the room. I turned around and he was on his knee with the most beautiful ring I have ever seen!
What was the most memorable moment of your wedding day?
I thought Shadie looked very handsome in his suit 🙂
What was your favorite detail?
My jewelry, particularly how it paired perfectly with my dress.
Any advice for future brides/grooms?
A trial makeup session is essential.
Funniest memory from your wedding day?
I took my rings off to shower in the morning and freaked out when I came back to the bedroom because one of my rings was gone. I realized my kitten Mowzy had found it and was batting it around on the floor.
If you could do it all over, would you change anything?
Where did you go on your honeymoon?