Unconventional formal date leads to Chenelle and Leigh’s classic wedding

Wedding: 01/04/2017

Posted by Anna | 22 May, 2017

While Chenelle Muller was attending her Year 12 formal, she wasn’t exactly scouting talent outside of her peers.

But the slip of a napkin from one of the waiters quickly turned into a romance. “There was no communication all night until the last five minutes when he wrote his number on a napkin and placed it in my hand before walking out,” explains Chenelle, 26, of Leigh Iacovangelo, 28.

“A few hours later, a text message; a few days later, a phone call…” and a few years after that the Melbourne couple married at their classic wedding on April 1, 2017.

A traditional ceremony with 190 witnesses took place at Toorak Uniting Church, followed by a reception at Linley Estate. The venue was decorated with crystal, florals and the colour navy, fitting for the autumn celebration. The bride describes their union as “authentic, traditional, elegant and most of all, fun.”

“It was the best day of our lives, one day we will share with our kids our wonderful love story,” smiles Chenelle.

Photos courtesy of RTB Photography.

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Enrik Limousines provided the couple’s professional and stylish transport on the day.

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Chenelle’s classic up-do was created by Mobile Makeovers.

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Chenelle was a vision in her Stella York off-the-shoulder gown and long veil which she teamed with a statement headpiece.

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Leigh donned a tux, double-cuff dinner shirt and black bow tie for the formal celebrations.

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An elegant, four-tier square cake by Lucy’s Divine Cakes was dressed on-theme in navy and white.

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Brides Accessories: Jeanette Maree / Brides Gown: Stella York / Brides Shoes: Alan Pinkus / Bridesmaid Shoes: Betts / Bridesmaids Accessories: Lovisa / Bridesmaids Dresses: J'adore / Cake: Lucy's Divine Cakes / Celebrant: Peter Beale, Scott Townsend / Ceremony Venue: Toorak Uniting Church / Entertainment: Higher Ground Band, Kyla Matsurra Miller, My Sweet Event / Flowers: Flowers by Joanna / Gift Registry: Myer / Grooms Attire: David Jones / Grooms Shoes: Aquila / Groomsmen Attire: David Jones / Groomsmen Shoes: Aquila / Hair: Mobile Makeovers / Honeymoon: Thailand / Invitations: Wedding Wish / Makeup: Ashley Evans Makeup / Photobooth: Instax / Photographer: Russell Borrett Photography / Reception Venue: Linley Estate Wedding Reception / Rings: Vahe Fine Jewellers / Transport: Enrik Limousines / Venue Decor: The Centrepiece & Decor Company / Videographer: Film My Wedding / Wedding Night Accommodation: Linley Estate Wedding Reception

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