{SBB Bride of the Week} Megan

M E G A N + M I C H A E L

{October 8th, 2018}

{Photo by: Quetzal Photo}

{Photo by: Quetzal Photo}

You guys, we can’t say enough good things about this beautiful bride!

Megan was so much fun to work with! She ROCKED her Wilderly by Allure gown for her October wedding in Mexico!

Gorgeous lace details with a deep illusion neckline and cut outs? Yes please!

After getting ready with her girls, Megan took a minute to show off her beautiful gown to her dad as well as give him a special gift…

{Photos by: Quetzal Photo}

Megan and her new hubby Michael surprised their guests with goody bags to welcome them to Mexico!

Included were drink tumblers, koozies, sun block and an itinerary for the trip!

{Photo by: Quetzal Photo}

{Photo by: Quetzal Photo}

Megan and Michael were married at The Royalton Riviera Cancun.

The backdrop could not have been more beautiful or perfect!

We can’t get enough of the way these two look at each other throughout the ceremony.

You can really see just how much they love and adore one another!

{Photos by: Quetzal Photo}

After the ceremony, everyone headed to the Agave restaurant at the resort.

There they enjoyed dinner, drinks and lots of dancing!

They kept decor simple but beautiful. We love the restaurant’s hanging lanterns!

{Photos by: Quetzal Photo}

Before we can move on we have to share with you some of the best groomsmen pics we have ever seen.

Seriously, someone call GQ immediately!

{Photos by: Quetzal Photo}

I can’t get enough of them.

Before we go, let’s get to know Megan and Michael better!

How’d they meet, anyway?

“We met at The Lighthouse Restaurant where we both worked.”

How did Michael pop the question?

“It was super low key in our kitchen but it was perfect. I have never been a big production kind of girl. We had just bought our first home together, and I was actually quite “hangry” because I had been on the road all day from work and starving, I was making a quick dinner on the stove, and he began talking about when we should celebrate our anniversary (we’ve never really had one), the next thing I know he has a ring in his hand and he says we should celebrate it when we get engaged.”

Stop it! Sometimes the best proposals are at home and simple. Was it a surprise?

“I was totally shocked and had no clue. Apparently, our entire family knew it was coming. The ring he picked out entirely on his own and it’s perfect!”

Let’s talk dresses! How did Megan know her gorgeous gown was the one?

“I had tried on a bunch of styles that I thought I would love because they looked great on the pinterest boards. But once I got them on, a lot of them were just really heavy or I just wasn’t loving them like I thought. I was trying to keep in mind that I was going to be in Mexico on the beach. Shannon picked this Wilderly line by Allure and I loved how comfortable and yet stunning they were. I kept coming back to “The One” based on how good I felt in it. It felt beachy but still formal.”

What was their favorite {and not so favorite} part of the planning process?

“Deciding which venue was definitely my favorite. We flew down to Mexico with my best friend (and travel agent), Jessica, and she lined up a day of site tours of different resorts. We stayed at the Royalton which ended up being our favorite, but it was really fun to travel to different resorts. They all had a different vibe that you just can’t feel from looking at them online.

The most stressful part was probably just navigating the etiquette of destinations weddings. We had never attended a destination wedding let alone planned one, so creating the guest list and managing RSVPs was a little difficult for us. We definitely couldn’t have pulled it off without our travel agent.”

Let’s move on to the big day! What was Megan’s favorite moment??

“This is tough, there were SO many. But walking down the aisle with my dad and seeing Michael at the end was so emotional for me. (We didn’t do a first look) My dad and I are so close, and he kept telling me to “slow down.” Apparently, I was in a rush. But I am glad he helped slow me down and take it all in. Seeing everyone’s faces that were there, (unplugged ceremony, highly recommend) it was so incredible to feel that love and support from everyone.”

Now that the newlyweds are back in the states and the tequila has worn off, Megan has great advice for current brides-to-be…

“Be considerate of other’s feelings but also remember the day is about you and your partner. If you focus on trying to please everyone, you will exhaust yourself.

My best advice is just to determine what is important to you. For us, it was great music so everyone would dance and great pictures because when the party is over, that’s what you have left to remember it by. We didn’t really stress about the small details. Just determine what is most important to you, and know whatever what you decide, it’s going to be the BEST day.”

Thank you SO much Megan and Michael for sharing your beautiful day with us! We are so happy for you guys and wish you nothing but love as you start your new adventure as a married couple!

Want even more? Check out pictures from their big day in the gallery below!