Real Wedding: Brianna & Morgan

Bride and groom kissing on the beach next to their groomsmen and bridesmaids Photo: Sara Lynn Paige Photography
Where it all started

Brianna and Morgan’s love story is that of a modern-day romance. Brianna, an independent consultant and Morgan, a project manager, first met on the app Tinder. She thought he was handsome and shy, and he thought she was outgoing with a great smile. Several years later, Morgan proposed on New Year’s Eve with the help of the couple’s dog Milo!

Gazebo covered in flowers and lush greenery on the beach Photo: Sara Lynn Paige Photography
Planning the wedding

Brianna and Morgan knew right away that they wanted to have a destination wedding. They wanted to travel somewhere they had never been before, and Panama’s beautiful beaches and lush rainforests provided an ideal destination for their big day. Their love for RIU Resorts made Riu Playa Blanca an easy choice as their resort!

Bride and groom kissing on the beach Photo: Sara Lynn Paige Photography
Day details

On January 18th, 2018, Brianna and Morgan exchanged their vows on the beautiful beach of Riu Playa Blanca in front of 40 of their closest family and friends. The moment Brianna walked down the aisle was Morgan’s favourite part of their day – and they both loved Brianna’s grandma’s surprise speech at their pool bar reception! Both the ceremony and reception space were decorated beautifully in their elegant colour scheme of navy blue, white, silver and light pink.

Groomsmen posing on the beach Photo: Sara Lynn Paige Photography
Wedding day wear

Brianna’s dress: Blu Collection by Mori Lee

Brianna’s shoes: Lulu’s

Morgan’s attire: Old Navy

Wedding bands: People’s Jewellers

The bridesmaids wore: Dresses of their own choice in white

The groomsmen wore: Old Navy

Bride wearing a wedding dress and high heels Photo: Sara Lynn Paige Photography
Small details

Flowers: Riu Playa Blanca

Hair: Brianna’s step-mom Wanda

Makeup: Arbonne

Photographer: Sara Lynn Paige Photography

Stationary and invitations: Zazzle

First dance: Borne to Love You – Lanco

Tips for future couples

"Don’t stress and have fun – that’s why you chose a destination wedding in the first place!"

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