ONE BRIDE, TWO DRESSES – The Wedding of Jessica & Philip.
Today I’m at Le Petite Chateau for Jessica & Philip’s big day, I start filming alongside Karen McGowran Photography in Le Apartment with Jess, her Mam and bridesmaid Gemma. The atmosphere is relaxed with a lot of little giggles as the girls have their hair and make-up done. I pop over to main building to catch a little of the lads, who have just arrived and are completing the finishing touches to their suits at the back of the chapel. They are also pretty relaxed, if a little nervous. Phil has brought a gift for Jess, so Karen carries that back to Le Apartment and we both capture the moment Jess opens it up. A few tears are shed as Jess reads the card, setting of her Mam as well – luckily Roxie the make-up artist is still on hand for a few touch ups.
The time arrives for Jess to get into her dress; that is dress number one. You might have guessed from the title of this blog that Jess didn’t just have one wedding dress, she had two and the second one was a secret from everyone but her Mam and Gemma. Both dresses are gorgeous but quite different. Her day dress has a full skirt – great for swishing which you will no doubt see in the video. It was fun to observe throughout the day Jess’s little knowing giggles when Phil commented on how he wasn’t sure how he’d be able to hold her during the first dance. She was loving the little secret. The second dress appeared in the evening, Phil & Jess cut the cake and she nipped off to change. Phil was amazed when she reappeared for the first dance in a totally new outfit. The second dress was a long lace fishtail gown – no problems getting up close for the first dance with this number.