Name: Leah and Ian Maarefi
Wedding Date: September 22, 2012
Wedding Location (ceremony/reception): Persimmon Country Club
Wedding Time: 6:00 pm
How did you and your husband meet?: Ian and I both went to the same high school, and Ian was a year older than me. During my sophomore year of high school Ian and I both did track and we were on the throwing team. Ian and his friend were big goofballs during practice and were always goofing around with my friend and I. We both knew mutual friends and slowly began to hang out more and more. I swore we were “just friends” for the first month of hanging out, but it quickly turned into a relationship, and now six and half years later we are married.
Dress Designer: Maggie Sottero
How was your experience at Charlotte’s?: My experience at Charlotte’s was great! I was welcomed and instantly taken to a private room where I could relax and talk one on one with my consultant about what I wanted for my dress. I loved that I had a private room where I could try on all my dresses and just have my mom and sister see me in them. It made my experience more enjoyable and relaxing. I also never felt rushed to make a decision quickly, and my consultant was great about listening to what I wanted and bringing in dresses that fit my descriptions.
What did you like most about working with Charlotte’s?: My favorite part about working with Charlotte’s was the amazing customer service I got, and the large private rooms. This was the first and only place I went to look for a dress, and the staff members really made my experience memorable and made me confident that I was choosing the perfect dress for me. I also loved the large private rooms, which made the experience more intimate. The large plush robes were also an added bonus, it was nice to be able to relax and be comfortable in between trying on dresses. I would recommend Charlotte’s to any of my friends for future use, and I am so glad that I was able to find my wedding dress and bridesmaids dresses here.
What did you like most about your wedding?: My favorite part of our wedding was having all of our friends and family together in one place to support our commitment to each other. It meant the world to us to have everyone at our special day especially since it was our last few days in Oregon. Our wedding day was the most special and memorable day that I will never forget, and it was the perfect wedding that I had always dreamed of and more.
Who is your photographer?: Holland Studios