Ola Farahat's Grand Wedding!
How common is it that all family and relatives have the tendency to come around to the single girls at weddings, and say ''InshaAllah next you will be getting married'', and yes we know, nobody can escape that talk. And as time passed, Ola finally found her perfect match and knew it was time to get hitched. If everyone knows one thing for sure, it is that Arabs definitely know how to throw a wedding party and Dubai witnessed one of the most elaborate wedding parties of the year when Ola and Hashim tied the knot, after two years of being together to finally be husband and wife. With the love and blessings, of all the closest friends and families invited to be present at their intimate yet special matrimony, the bride and groom held a grand and glamorous Arab style wedding on Friday, 21st December at Nikki Beach in Dubai.
They chose the beach and garden location because Ola had always dreamed of a nature-themed wedding. The duo's entire wedding set up, which was planned by a Dubai based event management company called, Events Mania was DJ-ed by Saif Ghareeba. This set up was nothing short of a fairy tale, and the guests were given a rundown of the events for the beach wedding. There was a special filter created on Snapchat for the day to celebrate the couple in style, and the hashtag used on social media to post photos and videos for the wedding was HSHXOLA. Apart from the various expectations from one's own wedding, the one thing that tops the list of priorities for every bride and groom is to to make the day an extremely special, memorable and a lavish yet chic affair. We will give you a scoop on all behind the scenes, and the guest list of who attended, and most importantly who wore what! Without further ado, we will show you how the bride and the bridesmaids knew how to OwnTheLooks on such a special day.
If we know one thing that was certain, it was that the couple was dressed in the same colors throughout, to be in sync and show the unification of two families and their own love for each other. The primary color of the wedding was White. For the first look, Ola chose to wear her wedding dress by Nicholas Jebran who designed a royal sweetheart gown with sheer sleeves and dramatic tiered ruffles for the rest of the gown. She donned a classy veil, with a royal silver embellished crown by Graff. Her hair was beautifully tied into a gorgeous bun by Tonyel Mendelek and makeup by Nisrine Daou. All put together, she looked nothing short of a real-life Princess. Her groom knew how to own the look and kept it elegant in a classic white and black tuxedo.
Ola dressed in all whites for the first look, when the wedding vows were exchanged.
For her second look, she opted a for a mulled white dress, for the party designed by Lebanese designer Reem Kachmar which was worn during the cake cutting ceremony and to dance during the evening. With this attire, she kept it simple and let her hair lose and donned white Jimmy Choo shoes. And once again, she looked like a beautiful dream that had come to life. Both the looks were carefully curated, keeping in mind the sequence of the events of the celebrations.
Stunning as usual, Ola graced the stage in all whites.
Later, the happy couple enjoyed the first dance to a song performed by her best friend and then cut a fancy tiered white cake as the guests cheered them on. Not to miss, were the bridesmaids who all wore stylish gowns in the shades of red. The bride squad consisted of popular Middle Eastern Influencers such as Lucy Lascelles, Maya Williams, Fatima Almomen, Rania Fawaz, Mina Al Sheikhly, and Deema Al Asadi. The beautiful red brigade cheered the bride as she walked down the aisle with her dad to marry Hashim. It was an emotional and happy moment for them as it was the best celebration of the year.
The Christmas themed bride squad stuns at the beach
The wedding was trending on MBC's top 3 stories in the following days. And making it to the news is surely something uncommon yet huge! The theme for the wedding was romantic classic and a lot of whites and off-whites were used keeping in mind the couple's choices. Also, different roses and white flowers were used to make the venue look stunning. This was clearly the winner for the most fab outdoor wedding of the year with the couple looking elite and they could not resist blushing throughout. We wish them a life full of joy and happiness!