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Laide & Emma’s Vintage Pre-Wedding Shoot + Love Story



Makeup artist, Laide of Arabridals and her forever love, Emma are taking us on a vintage love journey! Their pre-wedding shoot captures and portrays a major part of their love story, you definitely should stick to the end to find out what part. Laide and Emma met on Valentine’s day and that kicked off the relationship between them and now they are ready to share forever with each other.

If you missed their proposal feature, catch up here.

How We Met
By the bride, Laide

Emma and I met at a friend’s wedding on Valentine’s day. I had just left a bad relationship and I had zeroed my mind on trying to get into a new one. I was dancing close to the table where he was and he approached me and asked for my number. I was reluctant because I had given up on guys but a mutual friend of ours who was on the table assured me he was a very decent person. So, I decided to give him my number. He called some days later and I had totally forgotten I gave him my number.

We started talking and I was initially not interested. He asked me out on a date and I found out he had never dated anyone which surprised me. Some months later, on the 10th of April, he asked me to be his girlfriend. I remember mentioning to him that he would be the last guy I would date. Even though the nature of his job requires him to travel within and out of the county a lot, I grew to love him even more, each passing day and we just ensured communication was strong.

For our pre-wedding shoot, we wanted to portray our love story. After we met and started dating; we were in a partial distant relationship due to Emma’s job but that didn’t stop our love from going stronger, hence the theme for the pre-wedding. Oh, I am the first lady he ever dated and now the first and only lady he is going to get married to.




Bride: @arabylaide
Planner : @mimiluxe_events
Photography : @mofebamuyiwa
Makeup : @arabylaide ( bride herself )
Hair: @amuzatfatimah
Styling : @thestyleinfidel
Videography : @ladimilanfilms
Decor : @kalharievents


  1. Odinaka George

    February 5, 2019 at 3:31 pm

    Beautiful, colourful, romantic and more! This is too cool, I guess the photos will one fall inlove all over again.

  2. Fried plantain

    February 12, 2019 at 11:57 pm


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