Allison had only known Ross for about two weeks before telling him that she was leaving for Kenya to finish up some research. Ross was not about to give up and let this amazing woman slip out of his life. When you find “the one,” you can’t let them get away! Ross booked the first flight to a continent he had never been to just to see Allison, and the rest was history. Just a few years later the couple said “I do” at Philadelphia’s Down Town Club.
If we could describe Allison & Ross’s wedding in one word, it would be “magical!” Allison and Ross got married on a day when the city looked like a winter wonderland. With snow falling, their wintery day became a perfect opportunity for photos. The snow added a magical touch to photos and videos taken outside in the city. If rain on your wedding day is supposed to be good luck, snow should be even more so! Allison’s gorgeous shoulder shawl kept her warm as the snow fell down on her and Ross. During their first look, they were both covered in snow, but couldn’t have been happier just to see one another. They looked at each other as if there was no one else in the world.
At the beginning of the day, The Allure Films crew started out documenting the couple’s wedding prep at the lovely Hotel Monaco. Following the wedding prep, our crew got to film (here comes that word again) “magical” moments of the couple meeting each other outside as snow was falling from the sky. Ralph Deal Photography took some beautiful photos of the couple together during this time as well. It is always an honor and a blast working with this photographer!
Both the ceremony and the reception were held at the Down Town Club. As the storm weathered on outside, Allison and Ross exchanged vows inside the club. Their vows were heartfelt and sincere as they came together as husband and wife. Their friends and family cheered as they shared their first kiss as a married couple!
After the ceremony, they made their way into the uniquely-decorated reception. The decor at the reception will make Harry Potter fans geek out when they see it in the wedding preview. The guest table seating cards were themed off of the sorting houses at Hogwarts. Instead of opting for tradition floral centerpieces, there were golden replicas of the whomping willow trees with tiny lanterns on the branches. The wedding cake had flying dragon details along it as well! These Harry Potter fans knew exactly how to bring their shared interest together for their wedding day. As the night went on there was lots of dancing to popular tunes spun by BVT Live‘s DJ Gaetano Basco. He kept everyone on the dance floor for this fun night.
Allison & Ross, may your future as husband and wife be filled with plenty of love, magic, laughter and Happily Ever After!