There’s just something about a classic New York City fête that simply screams romance… and this stunning Central Park soiree most definitely has the L.O.V.E down to a sweet, sweet science. Combining both Persian and Western traditions and boasting a stunning couple and gorgeous lakeside views, it’s breathtaking affairs like this one that have me so incredibly enchanted with the big NYC.  Add in a gallery of brilliant images captured by Julia Newman Photography and one the most darling films I have ever seen by Magic Flute Videos and, well.  I am most definitely done for.  Click here for more.

And a sweet film by Magic Flute Videos to wrap up the pretty…

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From the Bride… Alex and I were married almost exactly three months ago at the Central Park Boathouse in New York City. It was a gorgeous day, and we had a traditional Western non-denominational ceremony followed by the Persian “sofreh aghd” ceremony. We infused my Persian heritage into many aspects of the wedding, including having a traditional Persian “knife dance” during the cake cutting. My nieces and female family members danced with the knife (really the server) used to cut the cake and teased the bride and groom until the groom finally paid my niece, who was the last one holding the knife/server. The whole night was filled with so much love, laughter and dancing, and Magic Flute Videos did such a great job catching the spirit of the day that I thought I would share!

Wedding Photography: Julia Newman Photography / Guest Photography: Gulnara / Wedding Videography: Magic Flute Videos / Wedding Venue: The Central Park Boathouse in Central Park, New York / Wedding Coordination: Katie Berger at Sara Kate Events / Florist: Lenox Hill Florist / Sofreh Aghd (Persian Wedding Set Up): Ghazal of Ghazal Sofreh Aghd and Floral Designs (516-417-1452) / Wedding Invitations: Village Invites / Wedding Cake: City Sweets & Confections / Getting Ready Location + “Reveal”: Waldorf-Astoria Hotel / Shoes: Jimmy Choo / Hair: Stacy Pitt of Styles On B / Makeup: Moani Lee Make Up / Groom’s Tuxedo: Ralph Lauren Black Label / DJ: DJ Amir of Style Events

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