Originally Kevin didn't want to break tradition and see me before the wedding though I really wanted to do a first look. Since he was letting me take charge of so much of the wedding I let go of my wish for the first look, but the more we started to plan the timeline of the day the more nervous I got about taking all our photos during the cocktail hour. I voiced my concerns to Kevin and had him think about it. In the end he agreed to do the first look. I assured him that it would be such a special and private moment and wouldn't take away from the emotion of seeing me walk down the aisle. (hehe bride wins!)
We did the first look behind the Villa Nirvana. I had so many butterflies in my stomach walking down to see Kevin. He said all he could hear was my dress swishing across the grass, haha.
I think the first thing out of my mouth when I saw Kevin was "Oh my god can you believe we are getting married today???" After a whole year of planning there I was standing in front of my soon-to-be-husband in my wedding dress. It was so surreal.
We both thought it was really a special moment to see each other alone before the wedding chaos began.
Next up... Family and Wedding Party Portraits.