It turns out that Emily Simms (One of the bachelorettes from ‘The Bachelor’ Australia) didn’t need to go on TV to find love.
Our Perfect Wedding Guide team got a great sneak peek into Emily’s wedding day, her favorite moments and some advice.
Emily Simms and Pierre Ghougassian wed in August surrounded by 100 family and friends, here is their story:
How did you and your partner meet? Pierre and I first met at Pontoon, a trendy bar on St Kilda beach (the old Riva). I went there with my friend Anna (one of my bridesmaids), and as soon as we walked in, she said, “oh there’s my friend Pierre at the bar!”. Turns out she used to be very good friends with a girl that dated Pierre for 2 years, about 9 years ago.
How did he propose? Pierre’s birthday is the 14th of February, Valentine’s Day, and I had arranged to take him out for dinner at The George on Collins. He suggested we get a nice photo out the front before we go in. So, we asked a nice passerby if they could please take a photo for us. He then turned to me and proposed. The lady taking our photo switched it to video mode, so we have both photos and videos of the gorgeous moment.
What was the highlight of the day? The highlight of the day, was definitely when we first saw each other down the aisle and walking down the aisle with my dear old dad. It was a beautiful moment, and one I will never forget.
Please share your best wedding advice: My best advice is to make sure you know what you want before you go talking to suppliers. Scour the net, Pinterest etc, for inspo. If you don’t know exactly what you are after, then I feel this is where confusion can start to creep in, and you become unsure if you’ve chosen the right thing or not. You need to be clear and concise so that you don’t feel disappointed on your big day. Think about yours and your partner’s taste, and try your best to emulate that on your wedding day.
We are so excited to be able to share this day with our Head Over Heels readers. Congratulations Emily and Pierre!
Emily and Pierre’s wedding vendors:
Emily’s dress and veil – Tanya Didenko
Videography – C2 Films
Welcome sign/Event Printing- Inktank Printing
Styling – Giant Invitations
Singer/Entertainment- Main Entertainment
Florist – Foxy Evergreen
Cake -Nikos Cakes
Graphic Design -Catsy Creative
Wedding Invitations – Bwedding Invitations
On the day Stationery- Adorn Invitations
Emily’s robe – Home Bodii
Hair – Rachel Vitullo
Makeup on Bec and Anna – Amelia Webb
Makeup on Emily – Emily did her own make up
Lashes on Emily – Melb Lashes
Skin prep for Emily – Clinicalase
Tan on Emily – Le Tan
Bridesmaid dresses – Love Honor
Shoes – Jeanette Maree
Headpiece – Jeanette Maree
Earrings – Shannakian Fine Jewellery
Cars – Triple R
Cutlery- Gold Cutlery Hire
Napkins – Di Simmons
Suits – Remy
Thank you to Bwedding Invitations for sharing this sneak peek. Wedding photos by Ateia