Vintage Elegance: Monique + Youssef's Romantic Wedding Day

This vintage wedding has captured our hearts…

Working as part of a cabin crew leaving from Dubai, Monique could have met to love of her life anywhere in the world. Fate was on their side, as both she and Youseff were living in Sydney at the time and were able to meet through his sister, one of Monique’s work colleagues. Youssef outdid himself as he popped the question in a romantic proposal while the two were sky diving in St Kilda.

The romance continued as the pair planned a flawlessly chic wedding day that combined timeless elegance with vintage romance. Don’t miss the brides wedding dress that captures the theme perfectly…

The Beginning

“We met through his sister. I was working together with her in cabin crew leaving from Dubai. I met him in Sydney as I was living in Sydney.”

The Proposal

“He proposed to me while sky diving in St Kilda, Melbourne.”

The Dress

“The wedding gown I chose has long sleeves with French lace, straight length, a split at the front and a 2-meter vintage style tail.”

Relationship Advice

“The key is to be truthful and real to each other.”

The Theme

“Elegance + Vintage”

Favourite Moment

“Sharing our vows.”

Bridal Advice

“There’s no need to stress, the day will turn out to be a breathtaking day.”


Supplier Information

  • Venue:

    Taylor’s Lakeside Banquet Centre
  • Photographer:

  • Bridal Shop/Designer:

    Marina Hardwick
  • Florist:

    Abracadabra Events
  • Hair Stylist:

    Khamile Salon
  • Makeup Artist:

    Christina Sikalias
  • Wedding Cake:

    French Lettuce

Ciara Moore is the Blog Editor & Social Media Manager at WeddingDates HQ. Anything you want to know about weddings and what is on trend - she's your woman!

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