Every once in a while, a bride-to-be comes to our boutique…and something special happens…she touches your heart. Her vision, her spirit, her dreams…all come together as she finds her perfect wedding gown.

Evy was one such bride-to-be.

Bridget Redmond of { First Kiss Films } Wedding Cinematography captured what we, at Ashton Station Bridal envisioned Evy’s wedding day to be, in this beautiful vintage film.

Evy & Brendan’s breathtaking first and forever kiss, Ottawa, Canada.

Soft pink, gold and coral hues,

Pretty roses and bouquets of baby’s breath,

A perfectly paired bride and groom,

And our new favorite first kiss…

…this was Evy & Brendan’s wedding.

The bride, Evy, is a elementary-school teacher, who met her husband-to-be through a colleague at work (read the sweet story here). Her young class was so thrilled when they heard the news that she was to become a “Mrs.” that it inspired one of her students to imagine and sketch her teacher with her future husband on their wedding day. Touched by this whimsical rendition of the not-so-distant future, the adorable drawing was preserved and used to sweetly adorn some of the wedding stationary.

Evy & Brendan’s wedding was a gorgeous modern classic celebration, filled with meaningful details, beauty, and so many touching moments. Two of our favourite moments…the way the couple turned to look at each other at the beginning of the ceremony (it’s guaranteed to make you smile) and the pure joy on their faces as they leave the church together, freshly married. Just seeing the way they look at each other it’s obvious that they are perfectly paired. Congratulations Evy & Brendan on your beautiful day, and the beautiful life you have ahead.


{ Evy & Brendan } cinematic first kiss from { First Kiss Films } vintage cin on Vimeo.


~ Filmed with love on Kodak 16mm & super 8mm film ~

Photography: Melanie Rebane Photography | Church: St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Church | Invitations & Stationary: Think Elegance | Wedding Dress: Ashton Station Bridal by Rivini | Hair: Julian Marc Salon | Makeup: Emilie Woods | Floral: Full Bloom Floral Design | Groom’s Suit: Indochino | Rolls Royce: Alex Graham | Cake: It’s a Matter of Cake


Join us for our WHITE SALE, January 15th through to the 31st! Save up to 70% off on all discontinued Rivini and Alyne designer sample gowns!

Book your appointment for best selection. (613) 240-7616/info@ashtonstationbridal.ca.




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Get Pinning! Contest closes on Friday September 21st, 2012 @ 11:59pm….the last day of summer!

















Elderberry mermaid gown with draped and beaded bodice over a textured skirt in swirls of organza and tulle. Silk Organza, Tulle. Also available in Ivory and Black.


Dreamy all over beaded silk chiffon sheath with draped boat neck and flutter tulle sleeves. Silk Chiffon. Available in Tea, Rose, Ivory and Black.

These gowns are absolutely beautiful in the magazine, but to see them in motion is breathtaking. Check out the The Knot runway video interview with Rita Vinieris and her  “Scena Galante” by Giovanni Boldini inspired Fall 2012 collection.


Rivini’s Rita Vinieris gave her models some soft sparkle when her Fall 2012 collection was unveiled at the New York bridal market. The Body Shop’s new Sparkler dust gives an all over shimmer and is beautiful on the skin or in your hair adding a delicate flicker of light.

Ashton Station Bridal 
17A Albert Street, Carleton Place, Ontario K7C 1P3 T:613.240.7616
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