A Magical Ismaili Fall Wedding at Paradise Banquet Hall: Sabrina + Abid
Sabrina and Abid’s Toronto Ismaili wedding was the sweetest magical wedding day. This weekend has always been an important weekend for them, as it was actually when they decided to officiate their relationship on a trip to Montreal. It later became a tradition that they would continue to spend Thanksgiving weekend in Montreal together. Not too long ago, Thanksgiving was also the weekend they purchased their house together.
The past two pre-wedding celebrations over this Thanksgiving long weekend were already filled with so energy, fun and joy that I had no idea what I was in for on their actual wedding day! Sabrina and Abid wore beautifully matched gold traditional attire for their wedding ceremony at the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Scarborough. Afterwards, Sabrina got dressed into her beautiful white wedding gown and Abid wore a custom three piece navy suit and we headed over to McMichael Canadian Art Gallery in Kleinburg for some beautiful fall photos.
There were so many beautiful moments that I loved from this wedding that made it the sweet magical wedding day I described earlier. Sabrina and Abid had two outfits so they were lucky to have two first looks. Both times were so sweet, you could see the anticipation in their faces as they just couldn’t wait to see each other! I also loved how Sabrina’s brother took part as a bridesman and his speech that described their relationship over the years was so touching and Sabrina’s reaction was hands down one of my most favourite reactions captured EVER (scroll down to see it!). But the sweetest moment was during Sabrina’s father/daughter dance that he broke down in tears so his mom went over to give him a hug. So sweet!!
There were so many gorgeous details from this wedding. I loved Sabrina’s pink Badgley Mischka heels and that she wore her grandmother’s bracelet and had them for her ceremony. I loved the sparkly linens for their head tables and that Sabrina’s uncle did all of the florals! And let’s not forget that gorgeous bright yellow Porche they had for a ride that day! Also, did you know that Sabrina’s engagement ring has their initials carved into the band? So cool!
But I have to say that what made this wedding so special had to come down to how supportive and loving both families are Sabrina and Abid as individuals AND as a couple. It was so beautiful to witness and even just spending a couple of days with them, you can both see and feel this love! Because of this, I just know that they are in for such an awesome life together. Sabrina and Abid, thank you so so much for allowing us into both your amazing loving families! Each moment spent with them is such a joy! I hope these photos capture even just a little bit of this love you have for each other and with your families!
Wedding Photographer: Samantha Ong Photography
Ceremony Venue: Scarborough Ismaili Jamatkhana
Reception Venue: Paradise Halls
Co-Ordination: Trade Sensations
Bridal Boutique: Pearl Bridal House
Bridal Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Groom Watch & Cufflinks: Mont Blanc
Hair Stylist: Rachel Renna
Make-Up Artist: Rachel Renna
Bridesmaid Gowns: Best for Bride